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Chevrolet Nova Hatchback Coupé Automatic


type 4/5S HBK
doors 3

Engine information

Bore × stroke 101.60 mm × 88.40 mm 4 in × 3.48 in
Cylinders V-8 in 90.0° vee
Displace 5.7 litre 5733 cc (349.849 cu in)
Engine type OHV
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 16 valves in total
Engine construction cast iron block & head
Sump Wet sumped
Compression ratio 8.50:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 17057203 carburettor
Maximum power
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 800.1 kPa (116 psi)
Specific torque 63.67 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm 4400 rpm
Main bearings 5
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 1.15
Unitary capacity 716.63 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2819 mm
wheelbase 111 in
Length (milimeters) 4996 mm
Length (inches) 196.7 in
Width (milimeters) 1834 mm
Width (inches) 72.2 in
Height (milimeters) 1361 mm
Height (inches) 53.6 in
L:W ratio 1.77
Ground clearance (milimeters)
Ground clearance (inches)
Kerb weight (kilograms)
Kerb weight (pounds)
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 80 litres
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 17.6 UK Ga
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 21.1 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive RWD
Steering recirculating ball
Turns lock-to-lock 4.990
Turning circle
Tyres E78 x 14
Wheels 6 x 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Brake ∅ 279 mm
Braked area
Transmission 3A
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 2.56

General information

RAC rating 51.2
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1977 Chevrolet Nova Hatchback Coupé Automatic PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1977

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