Chevrolet International Cabriolet, 1929 MY AC

The International Cabriolet is a motor vehicle from Chevrolet, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style. The Chevrolet International Cabriolet is one of the AC range of cars from Chevrolet. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 3.2 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 46 bhp (46.6 PS/34.3 kW) of power at 2600 rpm, and maximum torque of 167 N·m (123 lb·ft/17 kgm) at 1000 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox. Claimed kerb weight is 1145 kg.

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Chevrolet International Cabriolet, 1929 MY AC information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
3912 mm
How heavy?
1145 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

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 sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3178 cm3 46.6 PS 46 bhp 34.3 kW 1070 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 Cabriolet data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2718 mm 107 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 3912 mm 154 inches
Width 1734 mm 68.3 inches
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.44
Kerb weight 1145 kg 2524 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 40.73 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
29.96 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
40.17 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 33.38 kg/kW
55.76 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 ID291555
Production total
Model code
Model family AC
RAC rating 26.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1929 Chevrolet International Cabriolet added 2012-11-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.