The Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 305 V8 features an automatic transmission and a high-stall speed torque converter. This model also features dual exhausts and a rear axle ratio of 3.42:1.Continue Reading
The Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 305 V8 is a four-person luxury coupe with two doors originally released to the public in 1969. The vehicle features a 116-inch wheelbase based on an A-body Chevelle platform. Chevrolet made additional options available for this model, including a three- or four-speed manual transmission or a two-speed automatic transmission. Purchasers of this model could also choose to have air conditioning, power seats and variable-ratio power steering installed. Chevrolet also offered power windows, Strato bucket seats and full instrumentation to its customers.
The Monte Carlo featured low-profile RWL radial tires, rally wheels and a wind-tunnel tuned nose. This model does not carry bright work, but it does feature a small rear spoiler that helps it attain a drag coefficient of .375. Chevrolet added bulges to the car's fenders to provide it with a muscular appearance.
Chevrolet produced the Monte Carlo as a response to the 1970 Ford Thunderbird and was showcased next to the Pontiac Grand Prix and the Buick Riviera. Of the 136,780 Montecarlos Chevrolet produced, 24,050 were SS models.Learn more about Car Makes & Models