Chevrolet One Fifty Station Wagon Powerglide, 1956 MY 1500 1529; 56-1263F

The One Fifty Station Wagon Powerglide is a passenger car from Chevrolet, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 3 door estate/station wagon body style. The One Fifty Station Wagon Powerglide forms part of Chevrolet's 1500 series of cars. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 3.9 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 140 bhp (142 PS/104 kW) at 4200 rpm and 285 N·m (210 lb·ft/29.1 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. A 2 speed automatic gearbox transmits the power to the wheels. Its stated weight at the kerb is 1608 kg.

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Chevrolet One Fifty Station Wagon Powerglide, 1956 MY 1500 1529; 56-1263F information summary

What body style?
3 door estate/station wagon with 5/6 seats
How long?
5017 mm
How heavy?
1608 kg
What size engine?
3.9 litre, 3856 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
142 PS / 140 bhp / 104 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
285 Nm / 210 ft.lb / 29.1 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Chevrolet 1500 models

3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4626 cm3 287 PS 283 bhp 211 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4344 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4626 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4344 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 4626 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4626 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4344 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4344 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4626 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW

Similar models

3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 3666 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 3666 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 3666 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
1956 Chevrolet One Fifty Station Wagon Powerglide data
bodywork
Body type5/6 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2921 115
Track/tread (front) 1473 58
Track/tread (rear) 1492 58.7
Length 5017 197.5
Width 1854 73
Height 1575 62
Ground clearance 203 8
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1608 kg 3545
Weight distribution 50.9 % front
fuel tank capacity 60.6 litres 13.3 UK Gal 16 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.9 litre
3856 cc
(235.308 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90.42 × 100.08 mm
3.56 × 3.94 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
142 PS (140 bhp) (104 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
36.3 bhp/litre
0.59 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
285 Nm (210 ft·lb) (29.1 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
73.91 Nm/litre
0.89 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 7009254 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 928.8 kPa (134.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 642.67 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 88.27 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
64.92 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
87.06 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.4 kg/kW
25.73 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 5.400
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front 5K x 15
Wheel size rear 5K x 15
Tyres front 6.70-15-4
Tyres rear 6.70-15-14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area 1787 cm2
Gearbox 2
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.55
general
Carfolio.com ID294129
Production total
Model code 1529; 56-1263F
Model family 1500
RAC rating 30.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1956 Chevrolet One Fifty Station Wagon Powerglide added 2012-11-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.