Chevrolet Master Cabriolet, 1938 MY

The Master Cabriolet is a rear wheel drive convertible/cabriolet passenger car with a front positioned engine, manufactured by Chevrolet. It is powered by 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 has an output of 85 bhp (86 PS/63 kW) of power at 3200 rpm, and maximum torque of 230 N·m (170 lb·ft/23.5 kgm) at 900-2000 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual transmission. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1320 kg.

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Chevrolet Master Cabriolet, 1938 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
4704 mm
How heavy?
1320 kg
What size engine?
3.5 litre, 3548 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
86 PS / 85 bhp / 63 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
230 Nm / 170 ft.lb / 23.5 kgm @ 900-2000 rpm

Chevrolet Master models

sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3548 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1346 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3548 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1320 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3548 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1322 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3548 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1352 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3548 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1370 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3548 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1377 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3548 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1349 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3548 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1388 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3548 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1372 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3548 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1343 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3548 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1345 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3548 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1336 kg

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3650 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW
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4 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3650 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW
4 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3650 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW
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1938 Chevrolet Master Cabriolet data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2851 mm 112.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1432 mm 56.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1499 mm 59 inches
Length 4704 mm 185.2 inches
Width 1799 mm 70.8 inches
Height 1711 mm 67.4 inches
Ground clearance 216 mm 8.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1320 kg 2910 lb
Weight distribution 49.8 % front
fuel tank capacity 53 litres 11.7 UK Gal 14 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 3200 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
24 bhp/litre
0.39 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
230 Nm (170 ft·lb) (23.5 kgm)
at 900-2000 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 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 814.6 kPa (118.2 psi)
Maximum RPM 4000 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 65.29 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
48.02 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
64.39 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.83 kg/kW
34.79 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 4.22
general
Carfolio.com ID291137
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 29.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1938 Chevrolet Master Cabriolet added 2012-11-10.
Last modified 2013-02-28.