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Chevrolet Camaro Convertible 5.7i V8

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible 5.7i V8

2-door 4-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5665 cm3 / 345.7 cu in / 345.7 cu in, 252.0 kW / 337.9 hp / 337.9 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 495.0 N·m / 365.1 lb·ft / 365.1 lb·ft @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from1998
ModelCamaro Convertible 5.7i V8Issued until0
SerieCamaroNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS,BR,KR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformVNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4560 mm / 179.5 in / 179.5 inTotal (curb) weight1563 kg / 3446 lb / 3446 lb
Width1869 mm / 73.6 in / 73.6 inDry weight
Height1214 mm / 47.8 in / 47.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2656 mm / 104.6 in / 104.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1577 mm / 62.1 in / 62.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1574 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7168674698795  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.93 m2 / 20.8 sq ft / 20.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore99.0 mm / 3.90 in / 3.90 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.0760869565217
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement5665 cm3 / 345.7 cu in / 345.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity708.19 cm3/cylinder / 43.216 cu in/cylinder / 43.216 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power252.0 kW / 337.9 hp / 337.9 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationMax. torque495.0 N·m / 365.1 lb·ft / 365.1 lb·ft at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)100.8 kW / 135.2 hp / 135.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output44.5 kW/l / 0.977 bhp/cu in / 0.977 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque87.4 N·m/l / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front245/45-275/40 R18Tyres rear245/45-275/40 R18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Camaro Convertible 5.7i V8

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