Key facts

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

What body style?
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

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1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad Station Wagon technical specifications

Introduction

The Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad Station Wagon is an estate/station wagon with 3 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies the power through the rear wheels.
The Bel Air Nomad Station Wagon is part of Chevrolet's 2400 model range.
The Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad Station Wagon's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.6 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit has an output of 220 bhp (223 PS/164 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 407 N·m (300 lb·ft/41.5 kgm) at 3000 rpm.
A 3 speed manual gearbox transfers the power to the driven wheels.
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad Station Wagon data
Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad Station Wagon, 1957 MY 2400 2429; 1064DF data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2921 115
Track/tread (front) 1473 58
Track/tread (rear) 1494 58.8
Length 5080 200
Width 1876 73.9
Height 1521 59.9
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
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 per 100km
km per 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 recirculating ball
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
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.55
general
Carfolio.com ID308132
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 added 2013-02-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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