Chevrolet Impala 2nd generation Sport coupe 3.9 Powerglide (1959–1959)

Car model: Chevrolet (Chevrolet) Title: Chevrolet Model: Impala Generation: 2nd generation Sport Coupe Modification: 3.9 Powerglide Year of issue: 1959-1959

Main characteristics


Front wheel track (mm)1532
Wheelbase (mm)3023
Height (mm)1430
Width (mm)2029
Rear wheel track (mm)1506
Ground clearance (mm)203
Curb Weight (kg)1738
Length (mm)5357


Bore (mm)90.42
Number of valves per cylinder2
Number of cylinders6
Piston stroke (mm)100.8
Maximum torque (N • m)217
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm)2400
Turns of the maximum torque, min. (rpm)2000
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm)4,000
Intake typeCarburetor
Engine configurationRow
Engine power (hp)135
Engine capacity (cm3)3859
Engine’s typePetrol


Number of steps3
Drive unitRear

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakesDrum
Front brakesDrum
Rear suspensionRigid bridge, coil springs, telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers, A-arm
Front suspensionIndependent, spring

Performance indicators:

Fuel tank capacity (l)79.6
Recommended fuelAI-92


Turning diameter (m)11.4
Power steeringMissing

Tires, wheels:

Rim width66
Rim diameter1414
Number of mounting holesFiveFive
Tire diameter1414
Tire height7575
Tire width215215