Chevrolet Camaro Automatic (1978) Specifications

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1978 Chevrolet Camaro Automatic
Performance
Max Power 172.4 PS (170 bhp) (126.8 kW) @ 3800 rpm
Specific Output 29.7 bhp/litre0.49 bhp/cu in
Brake mean effective pressure 802.2 kPa (116.4 psi)
Max Torque 366.0 Nm (270 ft·lb) (37.3 kg m) @ 2400 rpm
Specific Torque 63.84 Nm/litre
Redline
Power to weight 105.26 bhp/ton
Max Speed
0-50 mph (80 km/h)
0-60 mph
0-100 km/h
0-100 mph
80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in top gear
Standing km
Chassis
Doors 2
Engine Location Front
Engine Alignment Longitudinal
Engine code LM1
Aspiration Normal
Cylinders V8 in 90.0 degrees, vee
Engine Capacity 5.7 litre5733 cc (349.849 cu in) OHV 2 valves per cylinder 16 valves in total
Bore and stroke 101.60 mm x88.39 mm 4 in x3.48 in
Compression Ratio 8.20:1
Engine Construction
Engine Lubrication Wet sump
Engine Manufacturer GM
Main crankshaft bearings 5
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
Unitary capacity 716.63 cc per cylinder
Fuel System 1 Rochester carburettor
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Drive Type rear wheel drive
Transmission Ratios: Top 1.00
Final Gear Ratio 2.41
Steering
Brakes Ventilated Disc /Drum-S
Brake size rear
Braked area
Suspension rear
Wheels rear
Tyres rear
Steering Wheel Turns (lock to lock)
Max Turning Circle
Drag Co-efficient
Frontal area Cx
Dimensions and Weight
Overall Length 5019 mm 197.6 in
Overall Width 1890 mm 74.4 in
Overall Height 1250 mm 49.2 in
Wheelbase 2743 mm 108 in
Weight distribution (front)
Track Front 1557 mm 61.3
Ground Clearance
Kerb Weight 1615 kg 3560 lb
Equipment
Fluids and Capacities
Fuel Tank 79.6 litres17.5 UK Gal21 US Gal
Fuel Consumption Combined
C02 emissions
Coolant Water
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