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1978 Chevrolet Malibu IV Station Wagon 5.0 V8 (160 Hp) CAT

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Key specs

Chevrolet Malibu Station wagon (estate) 1978, 1979

What is the body type?Station wagon (estate), 5 Doors, 6 Seats
How much power?160 hp, 319 Nm
235.28 lb.-ft.
What is the engine size?5.0 l
5001 cm3
305.18 cu. in.
How many cylinders?8, V engine
What is the drivetrain?Rear wheel drive
The ICE drives the rear wheels of the vehicle
How long is this vehicle?4911 mm
193.35 in.
How wide is the vehicle?1816 mm
71.5 in.
What is the curb weigh?1537 kg
3388.5 lbs.
How much trunk (boot) space?1133 - 2050 l
40.01 - 72.4 cu. ft.
How many gears?4
What type is the gearbox?manual transmission

Chevrolet Malibu IV Station Wagon 5.0 V8 (160 Hp) CAT 1978, 1979 Specs

General information
BrandChevrolet
Model Malibu
Generation Malibu IV Station Wagon
Modification (Engine) 5.0 V8 (160 Hp) CAT
Start of production 1978 year
End of production 1979 year
Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine
Body type Station wagon (estate)
Seats 6
Doors 5
Performance specs
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Engine specs
Power 160 hp @ 4000 rpm.
Torque 319 Nm @ 2400 rpm. 235.28 lb.-ft. @ 2400 rpm.
Engine location Front, Longitudinal
Engine displacement 5001 cm3 305.18 cu. in.
Number of cylinders 8
Position of cylinders V engine
Cylinder Bore 94.89 mm 3.74 in.
Piston Stroke 88.39 mm 3.48 in.
Compression ratio 8.4
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Fuel System Carburettor
Valvetrain OHV
Engine oil capacity 4.0 l 4.23 US qt | 3.52 UK qt
Space, Volume and weights
Kerb Weight 1537 kg 3388.5 lbs.
Trunk (boot) space - minimum 1133 l 40.01 cu. ft.
Trunk (boot) space - maximum 2050 l 72.4 cu. ft.
Fuel tank capacity 69 l 18.23 US gal | 15.18 UK gal
Dimensions
Length 4911 mm 193.35 in.
Width 1816 mm 71.5 in.
Height 1384 mm 54.49 in.
Wheelbase 2745 mm 108.07 in.
Front track 1486 mm 58.5 in.
Rear (Back) track 1467 mm 57.76 in.
Front overhang 915 mm 36.02 in.
Rear overhang 1251 mm 49.25 in.
Ride height 145 mm 5.71 in.
Minimum turning circle (turning diameter) 13.0 m 42.65 ft.
Approach angle 20°
Departure angle 15°
Ramp angle 14°
Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs
Drivetrain Architecture The ICE drives the rear wheels of the vehicle
Drive wheel Rear wheel drive
Number of Gears (manual transmission) 4
Front suspension Independent, Spring McPherson, with stabilizer
Rear suspension dependent spring suspension, Transverse stabilizer, Trailing
Front brakesVentilated discs
Rear brakesDrum
Steering type Steering rack
Tires size 195/75 R14
Wheel rims size 6.0J x 14
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