Chevrolet Corvette C1cbriolet 3.9 Powerglide (1953–1954)

Car model: Chevrolet (Chevrolet) Title: Chevrolet Model: Corvette Generation: C1 cabriolet Modification: 3.9 Powerglide Year of issue: 1953–1954

Main characteristics


Front wheel track (mm) 1448
Wheelbase (mm) 2591
Height (mm) 1323
Width (mm) 1834
Rear wheel track (mm) 1499
Curb Weight (kg) 1293
Length (mm) 4242


Bore (mm) 90.49
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Number of cylinders 6
Piston stroke (mm) 100
Maximum torque (N • m) 302
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm) 2400
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm) 4200
Intake type Carburetor
Engine configuration Row
Engine power (hp) 160
Engine capacity (cm3) 3859
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