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Specs for a 1993 5.7 Chevy

by Justin Cupler

Chevrolet used its 5.7-liter V-8 engine widely in 1993; the automaker placed it in nine different vehicles, with nearly each one having different specifications. Vehicles powered by this engine fall into three categories: high-performance, utility and family.

High-Performance

The Camaro, Corvette and Corvette ZR1 all came equipped with Chevy's 5.7-liter engine. Respectively, they produce 275 horsepower at 5,000 revolutions per minute (rpm) and 325 foot-lbs. of torque at 2,400 rpm; 300 horsepower at 5,000 rpm and 340 foot-lbs. of torque at 3,600 rpm; and 405 horsepower at 5,800 rpm and 385 foot-lbs. of torque at 5,200 rpm.

Utility

Chevy placed the 5.7-liter in several of its utility vehicles: the C/K3500, G30 van, C1500 Indy Pace Truck, Blazer and Suburban. The C/K3500 offers 190 horsepower at 4,000 rpm and 300 foot-lbs. of torque at 2,400 rpm. The G30 can achieve 195 horsepower at 4,000 rpm and 290 foot-lbs. of torque at 2,400 rpm. The C1500, Blazer and Suburban all have 210 horsepower at 4,000 rpm and 300 foot-lbs. of torque at 2,800 rpm.

Family

Only one family carcameequipped with the 5.7-liter V-8: the 1993 Chevy Caprice LTZ. It produced 180 horsepower at 4,000 rpm and 300 foot-lbs. of torque at 2,400 rpm.

About the Author

Justin Cupler is a professional writer who has been published on several websites including CarsDirect and Autos.com. Cupler has worked in the professional automotive repair field as a technician and a manager since 2000. He has a certificate in broadcast journalism from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting. Cupler is currently studying mechanical engineering at Saint Petersburg College.

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