1966 Chevrolet El Camino

1966 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO BACKGROUND
GM was reskinning its cars every two model years, with facelifts in between. 1966 saw the Chevelle, and so also the El Camino get a total restyle that gave them a much brawnier, heavier, tougher look that played well. In fact, it was tougher, thanks to the arrival of the new 396 big block V8 with the Super Sport package.

1966 Chevrolet El Camino INTERIORS



1966 Chevrolet El Camino SPECIFICATIONS


Total Production: 35,119

Production, Basic

Production, Custom

Base Price, Basic

Base Price, Custom

Wheelbase

Overall Length

Overall Width

Overall Height

Track, Front

Track, Rear

Weight

ENGINE OPTIONS:

Engine/Displacement/Carbs      

I-6 Stovebolt/194ci/1X1bbl

I-6 Stovebolt/230ci/1X1bbl

V8 Small Block/283ci/1X2bbl

V8 Small Block/283ci/1X4bbl

V8 Small Block/327ci/1X4bbl

V8 Big Block/396ci/1X4bbl

V8 Big Block/396ci/1X4bbl

V8 Big Block/396ci/1X4bbl

6-CYL EL CAMINO

3,424

1,461

$2,318.00

$2,930.00

115.0"

199.9"

75.0"

53.0"

58.0"

58.0"

2,930 lbs


Horsepower @ RPM                 

120 HP @ 4400 RPM

140 HP @ 4400 RPM

195 HP @ 4800 RPM

220 HP @ 4400 RPM

275 HP @ 4800 PRM

325 HP @ 4800 RPM

360 HP @ 5200 RPM

375 HP @ 5600 RPM

V8 EL CAMINO

5,897

24,337

$2,476.99

$2,504.00

115.0"

199.9"

75.0"

53.0"

58.0"

58.0"

3,075 lbs


Torque, lb/ft @ RPM                 

170 lb/ft @ 2400 RPM

220 lb/ft @ 1600 RPM

285 lb/ft @ 2400 RPM

295 lb/ft @ 3200 RPM

355 lb/ft @ 3200 RPM

410 lb/ft @ 3200 RPM

420 lb/ft @ 3600 RPM

415 lb/ft @ 3600 RPM


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