A dual-master brake cylinder was now included, while front disc brakes were optional. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles'. This change was made due to the window track loosening over time. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow. Sierra and Sierra Grande had been used as names on option packages since the 1969 model year. Exterior changes include optional quadruple headlights, new bumpers, and an updated tailgate.
The Caprice emblem was no longer a hood ornament, but was an emblem located on the vertical area directly above the grill in the center of the front fascia. Wheelbases were reduced to 116 inches 2,900 mm from 121. Rear suspension used leaf springs instead of coil springs. It isn't a Bentley, it isn't fancy, but it is a very enjoyable car. The exterior includes full upper and lower body side moldings, wheel opening moldings, full center tailgate panel, and a bright trim panel across the back of the cab just above the top of the bed. Along with the changes came a 300-pound weight reduction.
The fuel tank was moved from inside the cab, to the right side frame rail. All models got new, flatter dash trim panels, black on the lower two trims and aluminum-look on the fancier two. New chrome bumpers with impact strips were available with options. The three-seat models featured a rear-facing third seat for two occupants making these cars eight-passenger models. The 1974 models featured a new grille. An -powered version of the C-10 was offered beginning in the 1981, dubbed the A-10. Finally, the front brakes on all light-duty trucks were switched from to , resulting in much less brake fade under heavy use.
A new sloped hood replaced the previous hood that had less rake, and the bumper had less detailing than before. However, it was undisclosed as to whether the revived Caprice was to be based on the short-wheelbase Holden Commodore like the Pontiac G8 or the extended length Holden Caprice, like the Middle Eastern Chevrolet Caprice. For complete program requirements, including information regarding offers, vehicles, equipment, options, warranties and ordering, consult your Chevrolet dealer. The introduction of such a small full-size car was considered quite a risk for General Motors. Four Low applied reduction gearing with a 2. California emission cars used the 231 cu in V6 engine. Services are subject to user terms and limitations.
By 1978 more than 1 million downsized Chevrolets had been produced. First step to a restoration before you buy should always know what you have. New to the engine roster was a four-barrel version of the small block 400 cubic-inch Turbo Fire V8 rated at 180 hp 134 kW which was the standard engine on wagons and all cars sold in California, optional on other models in 49 states. Get over to E Bay! A center front seat armrest was also featured on sedans. New dual tier halogen became available with the Deluxe Front Appearance package.
The 1990 Caprice was only produced until the end of 1989, when production was shut down to prepare for the redesigned 1991 models. In 1989, a Fleetside Sport package was available with matching body color bumpers and grille, chrome wheels, and fog lights. The Oldsmobile-built was added to the option list for station wagons. The driver should remain attentive to traffic, surroundings and road conditions at all times. The Suburban and Blazers used the same design until 1991. Cheyenne Super - This added upper and lower body side moldings, a chrome tailgate handle, chrome wheel well moldings, and Cheyenne Super emblems on the dash and fenders. The 1972 models were very similar to the 1971 models, with the only change being the rear view mirror was glued to the windshield rather than bolted to top of the cab, and metal or vinyl-covered flat door panels were no longer available; all trim level door panels were molded plastic with integral armrests and wood grain inserts on Cheyenne and Sierra trim levels.
The verdict was later overturned by an appeals court and the case settled before it could be re-tried. The Standard Catalog of Chevrolet 1912-1990. The camper was designed to sleep two. Additionally, , , Cruise-Master speed control, , an 1965 only and radios were available. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow. The Caprice Estate, a new station wagon model with exterior trim was the first Chevrolet with such a design since its real woodie wagon was offered in 1954. Door trim panels and headliner.
A 1976 350 two-bbl powered Chevrolet ran 0—60 mph in 12. On models where passenger airbags weren't included, the space was occupied by a storage compartment. The Caprice had the quickest quarter-mile times and 0—100 mph times, the highest top speed, the fastest road course time, and the best fuel economy, though the Plymouth and Dodge had shorter braking distances. Regardless of the type of four-wheel drive system equipped, all K-Series pickups featured four-corner Vari-Rate multi-leaf springs, front live axle with inline shock absorber geometry, and the Load Control rear suspension system. Trucks equipped with these tanks and exceeded the requirements of.