ENGINE Standard Optional
(RPO L48) (RPO L82)
Type V-8, 90-degree overhead valve
Block Cast iron block
Displacement 350 cid (5.7L) 350 cid (5.7L)
Bore & stroke 4.00 x 3.48" 4.00 x 3.48"
Compression ratio 8.2:1 8.9:1
Brake horsepower 195 @ 4,000 225 @ 5,200
Torque 285 lb-ft @ 3,200 270 lb-ft @ 3,600
Main bearings Five
Valve lifters Hydraulic
Fuel supply Rochester M4MC Rochester M4MC
Body Style Coupe
Wheelbase 98” (2.489 m)
Overall length 185.2” (4.704 m)
Overall width 69” (1.753 m)
Overall height 48” (1.219 m)
Ground Clearance 4.5” (11.4 cm)
Front tread 58.7” (1.491 m)
Rear tread 59.5” (1.511 m)
Wheel size 15 x 8”
Tires P225/70R-15 SBR (steel-belted radial)
Posi-traction Standard
Steering Recirculating ball
Front suspension Independent, unequal-length control arms with ball joints, coil springs, and stabilizer bar
Rear suspension Independent, trailing link, transverse semi-elliptic leaf springs
Brakes Hydraulic, vented four-wheel discs; 11.75” diameter, single calipers
Ignition HEI electronic
Body construction Separate fiberglass body and box-type ladder frame with cross-members
Fuel tank 24 U.S. gal (20 imp. gal) (91L)

TransmissionsStandard Wide Ratio Manual TransmissionRatios 1st = 2.85:1 2nd = 2.02:1 3rd = 1.35:1 4th = 1.00:1 Rev = 2.85:1 Final drive ratio: 3.36:1 Optional Close Ratio Manual Transmission

Ratios 1st = 2.43:1 2nd = 1.61:1 3rd = 1.23:1 4th = 1.00:1 Rev = 2.35:1 Final drive ratio: 3.36:1

Optional Three-Speed Turbo Hydra-Matic Automatic Transmission

Ratios 1st = 2.52:1 2nd = 1.52:1 3rd = 1.00:1 Rev = 1.93:1 Final drive ratio: 3.55:1

Options and AccessoriesRPO A31 Electric power windows - $141 RPO CC1 Removable glass roof panels - $365 RPO C49 Rear window defogger - $102 RPO C60 Air conditioning - $635 RPO D35 Sport mirrors - $45 RPO FE7 Gymkhana suspension - $49 RPO F51 Heavy-duty shock absorbers - $33 RPO G95 Highway ratio rear axle - $19RPO K30 Cruise control - $113 RPO L82 350-cid 225hp V-8 - $565RPO MM4 Four-speed manual transmission (no-cost option) RPO M21 Four-speed manual close-ratio transmission (no-cost option) RPO MX1 Turbo Hydra-Matic automatic transmission (no-cost option) RPO N37 Tilt-telescopic steering column - $190 RPO QGR P255/70R-15 Raised-white-letter steel-belted radial tires - $54 RPO QBS P255/60R-15 White Aramid BR tires - $226.20 RPO U58 AM/FM stereo radio - $90 RPO UM2 AM-FM stereo radio with eight-track tape system - $228 RPO UN3 AM-FM stereo radio with cassette - $234RPO UP6 AM-FM stereo radio with CB system and power antenna - $439 RPO U75 Power antenna - $52 RPO U81 Dual rear speakers - $52 RPO UA1 Heavy-duty battery - $21 RPO ZN1 Trailering package - $98 RPO ZQ2 Power windows and door locks - $272 RPO ZX2 Convenience group - $84