Chevrolet International Phaeton, 1929 MY AC

This car has a 2 door saloon type body with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. It forms part of Chevrolet's AC range of cars. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 3.2 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 46 bhp (46.6 PS/34.3 kW) at 2600 rpm and 167 N·m (123 lb·ft/17 kgm) at 1000 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual 'box. The Chevrolet International Phaeton weighs a claimed 1070 kg at the kerb.

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Chevrolet International Phaeton, 1929 MY AC information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4013 mm
How heavy?
1070 kg
What size engine?
3.2 litre, 3178 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
46.6 PS / 46 bhp / 34.3 kW @ 2600 rpm
How much torque?
167 Nm / 123 ft.lb / 17 kgm @ 1000 rpm

Chevrolet AC models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3178 cm3 46.6 PS 46 bhp 34.3 kW 1145 kg
Chevrolet International Coach -
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3178 cm3 46.6 PS 46 bhp 34.3 kW 1184 kg
Chevrolet International Coupé -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3178 cm3 46.6 PS 46 bhp 34.3 kW 1139 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3178 cm3 46.6 PS 46 bhp 34.3 kW 1211 kg
2 door roadster FR 3M 3178 cm3 46.6 PS 46 bhp 34.3 kW 1184 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3178 cm3 46.6 PS 46 bhp 34.3 kW 1222 kg
1929 Chevrolet International Phaeton data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2718 mm 107 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4013 mm 158 inches
Width 1734 mm 68.3 inches
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.48
Kerb weight 1070 kg 2359 lb
Weight distribution 48.3 % front
fuel tank capacity 41.7 litres 9.2 UK Gal 11 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.2 litre
3178 cc
(193.933 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84.14 × 95.25 mm
3.31 × 3.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.88
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 46.6 PS (46 bhp) (34.3 kW)
at 2600 rpm
Specific output 14.5 bhp/litre
0.24 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 167 Nm (123 ft·lb) (17 kgm)
at 1000 rpm
Specific torque 52.55 Nm/litre
0.64 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 5.07:1
Fuel system 1 Carter RJH08 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 660.3 kPa (95.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 529.67 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 43.59 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
32.06 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
42.99 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 31.19 kg/kW
52.1 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 4.50 x 20
Tyres rear 4.50 x 20
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 267 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.82
general
Carfolio.com ID291533
Production total
Model code
Model family AC
RAC rating 26.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1929 Chevrolet International Phaeton added 2012-11-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.