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Chevrolet Impala SS

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Chevrolet Impala SS

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5322 cm3 / 324.8 cu in / 324.8 cu in, 225.9 kW / 302.9 hp / 302.9 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 438.0 N·m / 323.1 lb·ft / 323.1 lb·ft @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, consumption 10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from2006
ModelImpala SSIssued until
SerieImpalaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)527 l / 18.61 cu ft / 18.61 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2973 l / 104.99 cu ft / 104.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5090 mm / 200.4 in / 200.4 inTotal (curb) weight1684 kg / 3713 lb / 3713 lb
Width1852 mm / 72.9 in / 72.9 inDry weight
Height1491 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inLoad capacitykg / lb / lb
Wheelbase2807 mm / 110.5 in / 110.5 inGross (max.) weight1684 kg / 3713 lb / 3713 lb
Track front1585 mm / 62.4 in / 62.4 inTowing weight454 kg / 1001 lb / 1001 lb
Track rear1562 mm / 61.5 in / 61.5 inWeight distribution (front)62.0 % / 62.0 % / 62.0 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity66 l / 14.6 UK gal / 17.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.81  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.33Frontal area (A)2.35 m2 / 25.3 sq ft / 25.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.77 m2 / 8.3 sq ft / 8.3 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)19.2 kW / 25.8 hp / 25.8 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeLS4Total number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerChevroletValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionaluminium block & headBore96.0 mm / 3.78 in / 3.78 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke91.9 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supplySFiEngine displacement5322 cm3 / 324.8 cu in / 324.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity665.25 cm3/cylinder / 40.596 cu in/cylinder / 40.596 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power225.9 kW / 302.9 hp / 302.9 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque438.0 N·m / 323.1 lb·ft / 323.1 lb·ft at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)90.4 kW / 121.2 hp / 121.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output42.5 kW/l / 0.933 bhp/cu in / 0.933 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque82.3 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.7
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.29

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio179.9 kW/ton / 136.3 bhp/ton / 136.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)8.4 l/100km / 33.6 mpg-UK / 28.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions250 g/km / 403 g/mi / 403 g/mi (est.)
  Range620 km / 385 mi / 385 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.3Turning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,3 Links, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7.0 x 18Wheels rear7.0 x 18
Tyres frontP235/50 R 18 WTyres rearP235/50 R 18 W
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front303 mm / 11.9 in / 11.9 inBrake diameter rear278 mm / 10.9 in / 10.9 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Impala SS

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