1963 Chevrolet Corvair Testudo Concept

Chevrolet Corvair Testudo is a car that has a 1 door coupé type body styled by Bertone with a rear positioned engine powering the rear wheels. Its 2.7 litre engine is an overhead valve, 6 cylinder unit that produces 142 bhp (144 PS/106 kW) of power at 5200 rpm.

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Chevrolet Corvair Testudo -
Chevrolet Corvair Testudo
Image courtesy of Bertone

Key facts

1963 Chevrolet Corvair Testudo Concept information summary

What body style?
1 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4300 mm
What size engine?
2.7 litre, 2683 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Flat
How much power?
144 PS / 142 bhp / 106 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

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1963 Chevrolet Corvair Testudo data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors1
DesignerBertone
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2400 mm 94.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1400 mm 55.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1440 mm 56.7 inches
Length 4300 mm 169.3 inches
Width 1720 mm 67.7 inches
Height 1060 mm 41.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders Flat 6
Capacity 2.7 litre
2683 cc
(163.727 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87.3 × 74.7 mm
3.44 × 2.94 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.17
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 144 PS (142 bhp) (106 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output 52.9 bhp/litre
0.87 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Air
Unitary capacity 447.17 cc
Aspiration
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position rear
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID113410
Production total
Model code
Model family Concept
RAC rating 28.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1963 Chevrolet Corvair Testudo added 2003-09-28.
Last modified 2013-02-28.