Chevrolet One Fifty Handyman Station Wagon Powerglide, 1957 MY 1500 1529; 1263F

This automobile has a 3 door estate/station wagon body style with a front located engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The Chevrolet One Fifty Handyman Station Wagon Powerglide belongs to the 1500 model family from Chevrolet. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 4.6 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 245 bhp (248 PS/183 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 407 N·m (300 lb·ft/41.5 kgm) at 4800 rpm. Power is transmitted to the wheels through a 2 speed automatic gearbox.

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Chevrolet One Fifty Handyman Station Wagon Powerglide, 1957 MY 1500 1529; 1263F 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?
248 PS / 245 bhp / 183 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
407 Nm / 300 ft.lb / 41.5 kgm @ 4800 rpm

Chevrolet 1500 models

3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4344 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 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 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 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 3OD 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4344 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 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 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 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 253 PS 250 bhp 186 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 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4626 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
1957 Chevrolet One Fifty Handyman Station Wagon Powerglide 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)
248 PS (245 bhp) (183 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
53 bhp/litre
0.87 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
407 Nm (300 ft·lb) (41.5 kgm)
at 4800 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 2 Rochester 7010648 carburettors
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 2 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.36
general
Carfolio.com ID309661
Production total
Model code 1529; 1263F
Model family 1500
RAC rating 47.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1957 Chevrolet One Fifty Handyman Station Wagon Powerglide added 2013-02-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.