Chevrolet Malibu Cruiser Concept 

  • 2001
  • 230 HP 3.5L
  • 130 mph
More in the European vein is the Malibu's interior, which is also simply styled but in a coherent, elegant way.
by Car and Driver (Oct, 2003)
The instruments and controls are where they should be, and the use of faux wood and bright metal accents is refreshingly minimal.
by Car and Driver (Oct, 2003)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Chevrolet Malibu Cruiser Concept

0-60mph

Malibu Cruiser Concept
8.2 s
Veyron
2.7 s
EB110 SS
3.1 s

Top speed

Malibu Cruiser Concept
130 mph
Veyron
253 mph
EB110 SS
219 mph

1/4 mile

Malibu Cruiser Concept
16.5 s
Veyron
10.2 s
EB110 SS
11 s

Data points Key details of the Chevrolet Malibu Cruiser Concept

Horsepower

Malibu Cruiser Concept
230 HP
Veyron
987 HP
EB110 SS
603 HP

Torque

Malibu Cruiser Concept
286 ft-lb
Veyron
922 ft-lb
EB110 SS
479 ft-lb

In The News From around the web

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Chevrolet Malibu Cruiser Concept

www.supercars.net
The engine has an enlarged combustion chamber and the cylinder bore has been increased by .252-inches, to 93.50, to achieve 3.5-liter displacement.
A modified, turbocharged 3500 sequential fuel injected 60-degree V6 engine pumps out 230 hp @ 5000 rpm and 286 lb-ft of torque @ 2900 rpm.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Chevrolet
Year 2001

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 14.35 lb/hp
Maximum hp 230 HP @ 5,000 RPM
Maximum torque 286 ft-lb @ 2,900 RPM
Max RPM 6,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,500 cc
Cylinders V6
Fuels Gas
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,300 lb
Width 69.9 in
Height 57.5 in
Length 188.3 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in

road tests

Top speed 130 mph
1/4 mile 16.5 s
0-60mph 8.2 s

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Axle ratio 3.05:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 483/? 216
Rear wheels 483/? 216
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