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Chevrolet Caprice

(1985 model)

Brief specs of 1985 Chevrolet Caprice

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 4300 cm3 / 262.4 cu in / 262.4 cu in, 104.4 kW / 140.0 hp / 140.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 305.0 N·m / 225.0 lb·ft / 225.0 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from1985
ModelCapriceIssued until
SerieCapriceNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS,BR,KR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4420 l / 156.09 cu ft / 156.09 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5390 mm / 212.2 in / 212.2 inTotal (curb) weight1725 kg / 3803 lb / 3803 lb
Width1915 mm / 75.4 in / 75.4 inDry weight
Height1435 mm / 56.5 in / 56.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2945 mm / 115.9 in / 115.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1570 mm / 61.8 in / 61.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1540 mm / 60.6 in / 60.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity95 l / 20.9 UK gal / 25.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.83  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.34 m2 / 25.1 sq ft / 25.1 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 TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore101.6 mm / 4.00 in / 4.00 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.4 mm / 3.48 in / 3.48 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.15
Fuel supplyRo fuel inj.Engine displacement4300 cm3 / 262.4 cu in / 262.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity716.67 cm3/cylinder / 43.734 cu in/cylinder / 43.734 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power104.4 kW / 140.0 hp / 140.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque305.0 N·m / 225.0 lb·ft / 225.0 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)41.8 kW / 56.0 hp / 56.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output24.3 kW/l / 0.534 bhp/cu in / 0.534 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque70.9 N·m/l / 0.62 lb·ft/cu in / 0.62 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.67
  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 ratio81.2 kW/ton / 61.5 bhp/ton / 61.5 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 ball PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.6 m / 44.6 ft / 44.6 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/70-R14Tyres rear6.70x15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Caprice

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