The 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS has a 4.3-liter V-6 or a 5.0-liter V8 engine and offers a choice between a three- and four-speed automatic transmission, with rear-wheel drive on all trims. The vehicle can achieve a top speed of between 116 and 119 miles per hour, and it accelerates from zero to 60 miles per hour in approximately 11 seconds.
The 1987 Monte Carlo LS series comes in three different variants, with two 4.3-liter V6 engine trims that differ in the inclusion of a three-speed or a four-speed automatic transmission, and a 5.0-liter V8 that comes with a four-speed automatic transmission as standard. The two V6 engine variants offer fuel economy between 19 and 26 miles per gallon, while the V8 offers between 17 to 24 miles per gallon in efficiency.
Other features of the Chevrolet Monte Carlo include a two-door coupe body type and a 108.1-inch wheelbase. It uses a throttle-body indirect injection system and a naturally aspirated charge system. The V8 model uses GM Chevrolet Small-Block 305 engine that features a 9.5 to 1 compression ratio, producing 150 horsepower at 4000 rpm. The torque this vehicle produces is rated at 240 feet per pound at 2000 rpm. The automobile weights 3,388 pounds.