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1953 Chevrolet Corvette Specs

General Specifications

Numbers Built:314
Price:$3 500 USD

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:Stovebolt Inline-6
Position:Front Longitudinal
Aspiration:Natural
Valvetrain:Pushrod OHV
Fuel feed:3x1 BBL
Displacement:3851 cc / 235.0 cu in
Bore:90.42 mm / 3.56 in
Stroke:99.82 mm / 3.93 in
Compression:8.0:1
Power:111.9 kw / 150 bhp @ 4200 rpm
Specific output:38.95 bhp per litre
Bhp/Weight:114.85 bhp per tonne
Torque:302.35 nm / 223 ft lbs @ 2400 rpm

Chassis & body

Body/Frame:Fibreglass Body
Front tires:6.70x15
Rear tires:6.70x15
Rear suspension:Live Axle w/Leaf Springs

Drivetrain

Transmission:2-Speed Powerglide Automatic

Car dimensions

Weight:1306 kg / 2880 lbs
Wheelbase:2591 mm / 102 in
Front track:1448 mm / 57 in
Rear track:1494 mm / 58.8 in
Length:4249 mm / 167.3 in
Width:1773 mm / 69.8 in
Height:1308 mm / 51.5 in

Speed performance

Car top speed:2-Speed Powerglide Automatic
0 - 60 mph:11.4 seconds

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