1988 Chevrolet Camaro

The Camaro is a passenger car from Chevrolet, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 2 door coupé body style. Powering the Chevrolet Camaro is an overhead valve, 5 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 170 bhp (172 PS/127 kW) at 4000 rpm and 346 N·m (255 lb·ft/35.3 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. This power is transferred to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1490 kg. Maximum claimed speed is 200 km/h (124 mph).

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Key facts

1988 Chevrolet Camaro information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4890 mm
How heavy?
1490 kg
What size engine?
5 litre, 5001 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
172 PS / 170 bhp / 127 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
346 Nm / 255 ft.lb / 35.3 kgm @ 2400 rpm
How fast?
200 km/h, 124 mph

Chevrolet Camaro models

Chevrolet Camaro  -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1547 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1557 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1612 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1622 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1547 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1557 kg
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1612 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1622 kg
Chevrolet Camaro -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1500 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1588 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1560 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1621 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1511 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1573 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1560 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1621 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
Chevrolet Camaro SS -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW 1524 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW

Similar models

Pininfarina Hit -
2 door fixed-head coupé FA 5M 1995 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5001 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1475 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5001 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2316 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW
1988 Chevrolet Camaro data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2565 mm 101 inches
Track/tread (front) 1525 mm 60 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1550 mm 61 inches
Length 4890 mm 192.5 inches
Width 1850 mm 72.8 inches
Height 1280 mm 50.4 inches
Ground clearance 130 mm 5.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.91
Kerb weight 1490 kg 3285 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 59 litres 13 UK Gal 15.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 5 litre
5001 cc
(305.18 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 94.89 × 88.39 mm
3.74 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
172 PS (170 bhp) (127 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
34 bhp/litre
0.56 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
346 Nm (255 ft·lb) (35.3 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
69.19 Nm/litre
0.84 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system Rochester fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 869.4 kPa (126.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 625.13 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 200 km/h (124 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 115.68 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
85.08 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
114.09 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.75 kg/kW
19.63 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 12.60 m
Front suspension I.LW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.TA.PR.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.63
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID85206
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 44.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1988 Chevrolet Camaro added 2001-08-02.
Last modified 2013-02-28.