Chevrolet Special Deluxe Sport Sedan, 1940 MY 2103

This car has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 3.5 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 85 bhp (86 PS/63 kW) of power at 3400 rpm, and maximum torque of 230 N·m (170 lb·ft/23.5 kgm) at 1200 rpm. A 3 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the wheels. Stated kerb weight is 1422 kg.

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Chevrolet Special Deluxe Sport Sedan, 1940 MY 2103 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4882 mm
How heavy?
1422 kg
What size engine?
3.5 litre, 3548 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
86 PS / 85 bhp / 63 kW @ 3400 rpm
How much torque?
230 Nm / 170 ft.lb / 23.5 kgm @ 1200 rpm

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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 3548 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1454 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3548 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1408 kg

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3650 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1549 kg
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1940 Chevrolet Special Deluxe Sport Sedan data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2870 mm 113 inches
Track/tread (front) 1464 mm 57.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1499 mm 59 inches
Length 4882 mm 192.2 inches
Width 1849 mm 72.8 inches
Height 1740 mm 68.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1422 kg 3135 lb
Weight distribution 50.7 % front
fuel tank capacity 68.2 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.5 litre
3548 cc
(216.512 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 95.25 mm
3.5 × 3.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.93
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
86 PS (85 bhp) (63 kW)
at 3400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
24 bhp/litre
0.39 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
230 Nm (170 ft·lb) (23.5 kgm)
at 1200 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
64.83 Nm/litre
0.78 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 6.25:1
Fuel system 1 Carter W1-420S carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 814.6 kPa (118.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 591.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
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 60.61 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
44.57 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
59.77 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 22.43 kg/kW
37.47 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 4.00E x 16
Wheel size rear 4.00E x 16
Tyres front 6.00-16-4PLY
Tyres rear 6.00-16-4PLY
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.11
general
Carfolio.com ID291038
Production total
Model code 2103
Model family
RAC rating 29.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1940 Chevrolet Special Deluxe Sport Sedan added 2012-11-09.
Last modified 2013-02-28.