Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad Station Wagon Turboglide, 1957 MY 2400 2429; 1064DF

This vehicle has a 3 door estate/station wagon body style with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. The Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad Station Wagon Turboglide is one of the 2400 range of cars from Chevrolet. Its 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 4.6 litres. For this model it develops power and torque figures of 220 bhp (223 PS/164 kW) at 4800 rpm and 407 Nm (300 lbft/41.5 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively. The power is delivered to the wheels through a 3 speed automatic gearbox.

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Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad Station Wagon Turboglide, 1957 MY 2400 2429; 1064DF information summary

What body style?
3 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5080 mm
What size engine?
4.6 litre, 4626 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
223 PS / 220 bhp / 164 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
407 Nm / 300 ft.lb / 41.5 kgm @ 3000 rpm

Chevrolet 2400 models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4344 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW 1606 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1615 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4626 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4626 cm3 287 PS 283 bhp 211 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 4344 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1656 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 4626 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 1657 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4626 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 1615 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4626 cm3 287 PS 283 bhp 211 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4626 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad Station Wagon -
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad Station Wagon -
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4344 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1632 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW

Similar models

3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4750 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4750 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4750 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad Station Wagon Turboglide data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2921 mm 115 inches
Track/tread (front) 1473 mm 58 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1494 mm 58.8 inches
Length 5080 mm 200 inches
Width 1876 mm 73.9 inches
Height 1521 mm 59.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
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 V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.6 litre
4626 cc
(282.296 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 98.3 × 76.2 mm
3.87 × 3 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.29
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
223 PS (220 bhp) (164 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
47.6 bhp/litre
0.78 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
407 Nm (300 ft·lb) (41.5 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
87.98 Nm/litre
1.06 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 7010648 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1105.6 kPa (160.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 578.25 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
Weight-to-power ratio
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 5J x 14
Wheel size rear 5J x 14
Tyres front 7.50-14
Tyres rear 7.50-14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.36
general
Carfolio.com ID308121
Production total
Model code 2429; 1064DF
Model family 2400
RAC rating 47.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad Station Wagon Turboglide added 2013-02-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.