What is the most powerful El Camino?
It was in the 1970MY that Chevrolet packed the El Camino SS with its most powerful engine during its lifetime. It was a new A-body 7.4L V8 that could pump out anywhere between 360 – 450 hp. These were insane figures for the time, and which is why the 1970 El Camino SS is the most sought-after MY today.
What engine is in a 1970 El Camino?
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|1970 Chevrolet El Camino SS396|
|ENGINE:||402.2-cu-in/6590cc OHV V-8 1×4-bbl Rochester Carburetor|
|DIMENSIONS:||L: 206.8 in, W: 75.4 in, H: 54.4 in, Weight 3300 lb|
|PERFORMANCE:||0-60 MPH: 7.6 sec|
|QUARTER MILE:||15.4 sec @ 92.0 mph|
Are El Caminos valuable?
Concours or mint condition vehicles are very expensive. For a 1960 El Camino, values can bounce from under $10,000 to an easy $30,000 if not more. For 1964 to 67, values range from around $15,000 to $40,000, averaging at about $25,000. For 1968-69 models, average values can rise to about $30,000-40000.
How much HP does an El Camino have?
|Chevrolet El Camino V 5.0 V8 Engine Technical Data|
|Compression Ratio :||9.50|
|Maximum power – Output – Horsepower :||152 PS or 150 bhp or 112 kW @ 4000 rpm|
|Maximum torque :||325 Nm or 239 lb.ft @ 2000 rpm|
|Drive wheels – Traction – Drivetrain :||RWD|
What engine did the 1972 El Camino have?
Third generation (1968–1972)
|Engine||230 cu in (3.8 L) I6 250 cu in (4.1 L) I6 327 cu in (5.4 L) V8 307 cu in (5.0 L) V8 350 cu in (5.7 L) V8 396 cu in (6.5 L) V8 454 cu in (7.4 L) V8|
|Transmission||3-speed manual 4-speed manual 2-speed Powerglide auto. 3-speed Turbo-Hydramatic auto|
What kind of engine does a 1973 Chevy El Camino have?
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What is the Chevrolet El Camino?
Unlike a standard pickup truck, the El Camino was adapted from the standard two-door Chevrolet station wagon platform and integrated the cab and cargo bed into the body. Introduced in the 1959 model year in response to the success of the Ford Ranchero coupé utility, its first run, based on the Biscayne ‘s B-body, lasted only two years.
How many El Caminos were made in 1973?
The fourth-generation took on the styling characteristics of the Colonnade look that GM used between 1973-77. For ‘73, GM built 71,753 El Caminos and rebadged GMC Sprints. Unfortunately, there is no breakdown as to how many were built as SS models since that was an option, not a series.
When did the Chevy El Camino come out in South Africa?
A coupe utility version was released in 1971 under the Chevrolet El Camino name and was offered with imported Holden 186 six and 308 V8 engines. A version of the later Holden HQ utility was marketed in South Africa as the Chevrolet El Camino AQ.