Key facts

1985 Chevrolet Caprice information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5390 mm
How heavy?
1725 kg
What size engine?
4.3 litre, 4300 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
142 PS / 140 bhp / 104 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
305 Nm / 225 / 31.1 kgm @ 2000 rpm


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1985 Chevrolet Caprice technical specifications


Chevrolet Caprice is a car that has a 4 door saloon type body with a front positioned engine supplying power to the rear wheels.
Its 4.3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder unit that develops 140 bhp (142 PS/104 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 305 N·m (225 lb·ft/31.1 kgm) at 2000 rpm.
The engine powers the wheels through a 4 speed automatic set of gears.
The stated weight at the kerb is 1725 kg.
1985 Chevrolet Caprice data
1985 Chevrolet Caprice data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2945 115.9
Track/tread (front) 1570 61.8
Track/tread (rear) 1540 60.6
Length 5390 212.2
Width 1915 75.4
Height 1435 56.5
Ground clearance 150 5.9
length:wheelbase ratio 1.83
Kerb weight 1725 kg 3803 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 95 litres 20.9 UK Gal 25.1 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 4.3 litre
4300 cc
(262.402 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 88.4 mm
4 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
142 PS (140 bhp) (104 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
32.6 bhp/litre
0.53 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
305 Nm (225 ft·lb) (31.1 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
70.93 Nm/litre
0.86 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system Ro fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 891.3 kPa (129.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 716.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 82.29 PS/g
60.52 kW/g
81.16 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.52 kg/kW
27.6 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering recirculating ball PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 13.60 m
Front suspension I.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 2.73
general ID85448
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 38.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1985 Chevrolet Caprice added 2001-08-07.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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