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Chevrolet El Camino SS LS6 specs

Car type SUV/truck
Curb weight 1742 kg (3840 lbs)
Power / weight 262 ps (258 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 389 Nm (287 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 1970
Origin country United States
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Performance

Top speed 229 kph (142 mph)
0 - 100 kph 5.2 s
0 - 60 mph 5.0 s
1/4 mile 13.2 s @ 105.0 mph

Powertrain

Engine type GM Chevrolet LS6 454 V-8 (big-block)
Displacement 7.4 l (454 ci / 7440 cc)
Power 456 ps (450 bhp / 336 kw) @ 5600 rpm
Torque 678 Nm (500 lb-ft) @ 3600 rpm
Power / liter 61 ps (60 hp)
Transmission Muncie M21/M22 close ratio 4 Speed Manual
Layout front engine, rear wheel drive
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Super8  8y ago

What you see here is a Chevelle SS that converted to pickup truck. This El Camino SS got same spec as Chevelle SS in 1970 and this also the top option available. The performance also same but don't push it over 140 mph in standard condition because the rear had no weight and will spin wildly if slam the gas to much (unlike Chevelle SS that had more grip at rear). it reach about 13 sec @ 105 mph for 1/4 mile

 

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Stephen  3y ago

Actually the weight distribution on an El Camino is on par with most cars, for example my 87 is actually very slightly more balanced front to rear than my dad 88 camaro according to GM it's 57-43 vs 56-44