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Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Coupé

(1977 model)

Brief specs of 1977 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Coupé

2-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5733 cm3 / 349.8 cu in / 349.8 cu in, 352.0 N·m / 259.6 lb·ft / 259.6 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from1977
ModelChevelle Malibu CoupéIssued until
SerieChevelleNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS,BR,KR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5250 mm / 206.7 in / 206.7 inTotal (curb) weight1678 kg / 3699 lb / 3699 lb
Width1953 mm / 76.9 in / 76.9 inDry weight
Height1356 mm / 53.4 in / 53.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2845 mm / 112.0 in / 112.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1562 mm / 61.5 in / 61.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1542 mm / 60.7 in / 60.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance137 mm / 5.4 in / 5.4 inFuel capacity83 l / 18.3 UK gal / 21.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.85  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.25 m2 / 24.2 sq ft / 24.2 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 Type Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block & headBore101.6 mm / 4.00 in / 4.00 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.4 mm / 3.48 in / 3.48 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.15
Fuel supply1 Rochester 17057502 carbuerttorEngine displacement5733 cm3 / 349.8 cu in / 349.8 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity716.63 cm3/cylinder / 43.731 cu in/cylinder / 43.731 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power at
AspirationnaturalMax. torque352.0 N·m / 259.6 lb·ft / 259.6 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantwaterSpecific output
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque61.4 N·m/l / 0.54 lb·ft/cu in / 0.54 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.56

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio95.3 kW/ton / 72.2 bhp/ton / 72.2 bhp/ton
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
Steeringrecirculating bal PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.3Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle,LowerTrail Radius arms, Coil springs
Wheels front6 x 15Wheels rear6 x 15
Tyres frontGR78 x 15Tyres rearGR78 x 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front279 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 inBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Coupé

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