Chevrolet Corvette C1 4.3 Powerglide (1955–1955)

Car model: Chevrolet (Chevrolet) Title: Chevrolet Model: Corvette Generation: C1 cabriolet Modification: 4.3 Powerglide Year of issue: 1955–1955

Main characteristics


Front wheel track (mm) 1440
Wheelbase (mm) 2591
Height (mm) 1323
Width (mm) 1834
Rear wheel track (mm) 1494
Curb Weight (kg) 1227
Length (mm) 4242


Bore (mm) 95.25
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Number of cylinders Eight
Piston stroke (mm) 76.2
Maximum torque (N • m) 353
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm) 3000
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm) 5000
Intake type Carburetor
Engine configuration V-shaped
Engine power (hp) 195
Engine capacity (cm3) 4344
Engine’s type Petrol


Number of steps 2
Drive unit Rear
Transmission Machine

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakes Drum
Front brakes Drum
Rear suspension Independent, spring, lever, with hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers, with stabilizer bar
Front suspension Independent, lever, spring, with hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers and anti-roll bar

Performance indicators:

Fuel tank capacity (l) 65.4
Recommended fuel AI-92


Turning diameter (m) 11.9
Power steering Missing

Tires, wheels:

Discs Front Rear
Rim width 6.5 6.5
Rim diameter 15 15
Number of mounting holes Five Five
Tires Front Rear
Tire diameter 15 15