1960 Chevrolet Impala

The Chevrolet Impala is a 4 door saloon (sedan)-bodied car with a front located engine supplying power to the rear wheels. Its 5.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder that develops 250 bhp (253 PS/186 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 481 N·m (355 lb·ft/49 kgm) at 2800 rpm. The power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 2 speed automatic gearbox. The quoted weight at the kerb is 1742 kg.

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1960 Chevrolet Impala information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5354 mm
How heavy?
1742 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5697 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
253 PS / 250 bhp / 186 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
481 Nm / 355 ft.lb / 49 kgm @ 2800 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 10.7 s

Chevrolet Impala models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4073 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1755 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6490 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1969 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6999 cm3 390 PS 385 bhp 287 kW 1740 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6999 cm3 390 PS 385 bhp 287 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3770 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1746 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5360 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1837 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4640 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 1741 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5697 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4636 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
Porsche 911 GT3 RS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5697 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3855 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1706 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5697 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4636 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4636 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4636 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5697 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5697 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5697 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5697 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5697 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3855 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4636 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5697 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5697 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5697 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW

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1960 Chevrolet Impala data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3023 mm 119 inches
Track/tread (front) 1532 mm 60.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1506 mm 59.3 inches
Length 5354 mm 210.8 inches
Width 2052 mm 80.8 inches
Height 1476 mm 58.1 inches
Ground clearance 152 mm 6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 1742 kg 3840 lb
Weight distribution 54 % front
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.7 litre
5697 cc
(347.652 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 104.8 × 82.55 mm
4.13 × 3.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.27
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 253 PS (250 bhp) (186 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output 43.9 bhp/litre
0.72 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 481 Nm (355 ft·lb) (49 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque 84.43 Nm/litre
1.02 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system 1 carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1061 kPa (153.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 712.13 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 10.7 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 145.51 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
107.02 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
143.51 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.34 kg/kW
15.61 lb/bhp
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 front
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 2 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID123882
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 54.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1960 Chevrolet Impala added 2004-12-03.
Last modified 2013-02-28.