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Chevrolet Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide Specs

(1956 - ) Technical Specifications
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With a curb weight of 3463 lbs (1571 kgs), the Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide has a naturally-aspirated Inline 6 cylinder engine, Petrol motor.
This engine produces a maximum power of 142 PS (140 bhp - 104 kW) at 4200 rpm and a maximum torque of 285.0 Nm (210 lb.ft) at 4200 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 2 speed Automatic gearbox.
On the topic of chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the Bel Air has Coil springs. front suspension and Semi-elliptic leaf springs. De Dion axle. rear suspension. For stopping power, the Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide braking system includes Drums at the front and Drums at the rear.
The Bel Air model is a Sedan car manufactured by Chevrolet, sold new from year 1956.

Chevrolet Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide Engine Technical Data Chevrolet Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : Inline 6
Engine Code : -
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : 1 Rochester 7009254 carburettor
Lubrication : Wet sump
Coolant : Water
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 3860 cm3 or 235.6 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 90.50 x 100.00 mm
3.54 x 3.94 inches
Number of valves : 12 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 8.00
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 142 PS or 140 bhp or 104 kW @ 4200 rpm
Maximum torque : 285.0 Nm or 210 lb.ft @ 4200 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

Chevrolet Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range Chevrolet Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Tank Capacity : 60.6 L
13.2 UK gallons
15.9 US gallons

Chevrolet Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide Performance Chevrolet Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide Performance

Top Speed : - km/h or - Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : - s

Chevrolet Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight Chevrolet Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Body : Sedan
Num. of Doors : 4
Wheelbase : 292.1 cm or 115 inches
Length : 501.7 cm or 197.52 inches
Width : 185.4 cm or 72.99 inches
Height : 149.9 cm or 59.02 inches
Front Axle : 147.3 cm or 57.99 inches
Rear Axle : 149.2 cm or 58.74 inches
Ground clearance : 20.3 cm / 7.99 inches
Ground clearance : 20.3 cm / 7.99 inches
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : -
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Drums (- mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Drums (- mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : -/- R-
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : -/- R-
Front Wheels Width : 5K"
Rear Wheels Width : 5K"
Curb Weight : 1571 kg OR 3463 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 11.1 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : - L
Steering : Recirculating ball. -
Front Suspension : Coil springs.
Rear Suspension : Semi-elliptic leaf springs. De Dion axle.
What engine is in Chevrolet Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide?
The Chevrolet Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide has a Inline 6, Petrol engine with 3860 cm3 / 235.6 cu-in capacity.

How many horsepower (hp) does a 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide have?
The 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide has 142 PS / 140 bhp / 104 kW.

How much does a Chevrolet Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide weighs?
The Chevrolet Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide weighs 1571 Kg / 3463 lbs.

Is Chevrolet Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the Chevrolet Bel Air 3.9 PowerGlide is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).

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