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Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Coupé Automatic

(1977 model)

Brief specs of 1977 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Coupé Automatic

2-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 4085 cm3 / 249.3 cu in / 249.3 cu in, 244.0 N·m / 180.0 lb·ft / 180.0 lb·ft @ 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from1977
ModelChevelle Malibu Coupé AutomaticIssued 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) weight
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 cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block & headBore98.3 mm / 3.87 in / 3.87 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke89.7 mm / 3.53 in / 3.53 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.1
Fuel supply1 Rochester 17057013 carbuerttorEngine displacement4085 cm3 / 249.3 cu in / 249.3 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity680.83 cm3/cylinder / 41.547 cu in/cylinder / 41.547 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.3 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power at
AspirationnaturalMax. torque244.0 N·m / 180.0 lb·ft / 180.0 lb·ft at 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantwaterSpecific output
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque59.7 N·m/l / 0.52 lb·ft/cu in / 0.52 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.73

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
Steeringrecirculating ballSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock6.64Turning 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 frontFR78 x 15Tyres rearFR78 x 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front279 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 inBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Coupé Automatic

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