Chevrolet Chevelle SS454 

  • $4k built in USA
  • 1964-1972
  • 450 HP 7.4L
  • 133 mph
The LS6 engine was rated at 450hp, it has been suggested that the LS6 was underrated and actually produced well over 500hp Story by wiki.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Chevrolet Chevelle SS454

0-60mph

Chevelle SS454
6.1 s
288 GTO
5 s

Top speed

Chevelle SS454
133 mph
288 GTO
189 mph
Pontiac GTO
114 mph

0-100mph

Chevelle SS454
13.3 s
288 GTO
10.2 s

1/4 mile

Chevelle SS454
13.8 s
Pontiac GTO
16.1 s

Data points Key details of the Chevrolet Chevelle SS454

Price

Chevelle SS454
$4k
288 GTO
$83k

Number built

Chevelle SS454
4,475 cars
288 GTO
277 cars
Buick GSX
678 cars

In The News From around the web

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Chevrolet Chevelle SS454

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The LS6 engine was rated at 450hp, it has been suggested that the LS6 was underrated and actually produced well over 500hp Story by wiki.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Chevrolet
Price $3,800
Year 1964-1972
Highest auction price $57k, January 2007
Number built 4,475 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.24 lb/hp
Maximum hp 450 HP @ 5,600 RPM
Maximum torque 502 ft-lb @ 3,600 RPM
Max RPM 6,500 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 7,400 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 11.25:1

road tests

Top speed 133 mph
1/4 mile 13.8 s
0-60mph 6.1 s
0-100mph 13.3 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.2:1
  2. 2: 1.64:1
  3. 3: 1.28:1
  4. 4: 1:1
Axle ratio 4.1:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,260 lb
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