1968 Chevrolet Camaro Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Production Years for Series : 1967 - 1969
Price : $2,600-$3,797
Weight : 3100 lbs | 1406.136 kg

Power

Inline 6
Displacement : 3769 cc | 230.0 cu in. | 3.8 L.
Power : 140 HP (103.04 KW) @ 4400 RPM
Bore : 3.9 in | 99 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 83 mm.
Compression : 8.50:1
Main Bearings : 7
Valvetrain : 12 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Rochester 1-barrel carburetor
Inline 6
Displacement : 4097 cc | 250.0 cu in. | 4.1 L.
Power : 155 HP (114.08 KW) @ 4200 RPM
Torque :235 Ft-Lbs (319 NM) @ 1600 RPM
Bore : 3.9 in | 99 mm.
Stroke : 3.5 in | 90 mm.
Compression : 8.5:1
Main Bearings : 7
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Carter 1-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 5359 cc | 327.0 cu in. | 5.4 L.
Power : 210 HP (154.56 KW) @ 4600 RPM
Torque :320 Ft-Lbs (434 NM) @ 2400 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 102 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 83 mm.
Compression : 8.75:1
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Construction : Cast-iron block and head
Rochester 2-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 5359 cc | 327.0 cu in. | 5.4 L.
Power : 250 HP (184 KW) @ 4800 RPM
Torque :335 Ft-Lbs (454 NM) @ 3200 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 102 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 83 mm.
Compression : 8.75:1
Main Bearings : 5
Construction : Cast-iron block and head
1 4-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 5359 cc | 327.0 cu in. | 5.4 L.
Power : 275 BHP (202.4 KW) @ 4800 RPM
Torque :355 Ft-Lbs (481 NM) @ 3200 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 102 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 83 mm.
Compression : 10.25:1
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Construction : Cast-iron block and head
1 4-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 4949 cc | 302.0 cu in. | 5.0 L.
Power : 290 BHP (213.44 KW) @ 5800 RPM
Torque :290 Ft-Lbs (393 NM) @ 4200 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 102 mm.
Stroke : 3.0 in | 76 mm.
Compression : 11.00:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
1 4-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 5735 cc | 350.0 cu in. | 5.7 L.
Power : 295 BHP (217.12 KW) @ 4800 RPM
Torque :380 Ft-Lbs (515 NM) @ 3200 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 102 mm.
Stroke : 3.5 in | 88 mm.
Compression : 10.25:1
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Construction : Cast-iron block and head
1 4-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 6489 cc | 396.0 cu in. | 6.5 L.
Power : 325 HP (239.2 KW) @ 4800 RPM
Torque :410 Ft-Lbs (556 NM) @ 3200 RPM
Bore : 4.1 in | 104 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 96 mm.
Compression : 10.25:1
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Construction : Cast-iron block and head
Rochester Quadrajet 4-barrel
V 8
Displacement : 5359 cc | 327.0 cu in. | 5.4 L.
Power : 350 BHP (257.6 KW) @ 5200 RPM
Torque :415 Ft-Lbs (563 NM) @ 3400 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 102 mm.
Stroke : 3.0 in | 76 mm.
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Construction : Cast-iron block and head
V 8
Displacement : 6478 cc | 395.3 cu in. | 6.5 L.
Power : 375 BHP (276 KW) @ 5600 RPM
Torque :415 Ft-Lbs (563 NM) @ 3600 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 102 mm.
Stroke : 3.7 in | 94 mm.
Compression : 11.0:1
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Transmission:
3 Manual , 4 Hydra-Matic Heavy Duty Close Ratio , Automatic Powerglide , Automatic Turbo Hydra-Matic

Production Figures

Total Chevrolet Production for 1968 : 2,139,290
Total production of Camaro for 1968 : 235,147

Dimensions

Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
Series 23 Six Cyl Convertible
Price : $2,800
Weight : 3200 lbs | 1451.496 kg
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
Series 24 V8 Coupe
Price : $2,700
Weight : 3100 lbs | 1406.136 kg
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
Series 24 V8 Convertible
Price : $3,000
Weight : 3300 lbs | 1496.855 kg
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
Rally Sport Series 23 Six Cyl Coupe
Price : $2,675
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
Rally Sport Series 23 Six Cyl Convertible
Price : $2,900
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
Rally Sport Series 24 V8 Coupe
Price : $2,785
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
Rally Sport Series 24 V8 Convertible
Price : $3,000
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
SS Series 24 + Z27-RPO L48 'Turbo Fire 350' V8 Coupe
Price : $2,885
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
SS Series 24 + Z27-RPO L48 'Turbo Fire 350' V8 Convertible
Price : $3,100
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
SS Series 24 + Z27-RPO L35 'Turbo-Jet 396 V8 Coupe
Price : $2,935
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
SS Series 24 + Z27-RPO L35 'Turbo-Jet 396' V8 Convertible
Price : $3,180
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
SS Series 24 + Z27-RPO L34 'Turbo-Jet 396' V8 Coupe
Price : $3,040
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
SS Series 24 + Z27-RPO 34 'Turbo Jet 396' Convertible
Price : $3,300
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
SS Series 24 + Z27-RPO L78 'Turbo-Jet 396' V8 Coupe
Price : $3,175
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
SS Series 24 + Z27-RPO L78 'Turbo Jet 396' Convertible
Price : $3,400
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
SS Series 24 + Z27-RPO L78/L89 'Turbo-Jet 396 V8 Coupe
Price : $3,540
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
SS Series 24 + Z27-RPO L78/L89 'Turbo Jet 396' V8 Convertible
Price : $3,797
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
Z/281 Series 24 + Z28 V8 Coupe
Price : $3,300
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
Z/282 Series 24 + Z/28 V8 Coupe
Price : $3,385
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
Z283 Series 24 + Z/28 V8 Coupe
Price : $3,765
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
Baldwin Motion Phase III Coupe
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.
sYc Yenko 427 Super Camaro
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 185.0 in | 4699 mm.
Width : 72.3 in | 1836 mm.
Height : 50.9 in | 1293 mm.
Wheelbase : 106.0 in | 2692 mm.
Front Track : 59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Rear Track : 58.0 in | 1473 mm.

Handling

Steering
Recirculating Ball
Turning Circle : 11.3 m | 444.92 in. | 11300.968 mm.

Tires / Wheels
Tires : 7.35x14 blackwall

Recall

Component

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturer

GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

NHTSA Campaign ID68V085000
NotesPOSSIBILITY THAT CARBURETOR THROTTLE LEVER MAY INTERFERE WITH THROTTLE RETAINING CLIP.IF THIS OCCURS, CAN CAUSE THROTTLE LEVER TO BE HELD PARTIALLY OPEN,PREVENTING ITS RETURN TO IDLE POSITION. POSSIBLE THIS WILL MAKE VEHICLE DIFFICULT TO STOP.(CORRECT WHERE NECESSARY WITH IMPROVED TYPE THROTTLE RODCLIP.)

Component

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Manufacturer

GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

NHTSA Campaign ID71V235000
SummaryTHERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT A SEPARATED MOTOR MOUNT MAY ALLOW THE ENGINE TO LIFT, WHICH MAY AFFECT THE THROTTLE LINKAGE, MOMENTARILY INCREASING THROTTLE, POSSIBLY TO FULL THROTTLE.
ConsequenceUNEXPECTED LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL MAY CAUSE LOSS OFVEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.
RemedyINSPECT ENGINE MOUNTS AND INSTALL RESTRAINTS WHICH WILL LIMIT ENGINE LIFT AND ELIMINATE POSSIBLE SECONDARY EFFECTS TO THE THROTTLE LINKAGE DUE TO ENGINE MOUNT SEPARATION.
NotesSYSTEM: ENGINE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES, LIGHT TRUCKS AND VANS.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019

Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $2,822
Avg. Household Income : $7,850
Avg. Home : $14,950
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.34

The 1968 Chevrolet Camaro measures 72.30 inches in width, 185.00 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 106.00 inches.

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