Chevrolet Corvair, 1964 MY 900 969

The Chevrolet Corvair is a rear wheel drive vehicle, with its powerplant located in the rear, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. The Corvair forms part of Chevrolet's 900 model series. Its 2.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder that develops 95 bhp (96 PS/71 kW) of power at 3600 rpm, and maximum torque of 209 N·m (154 lb·ft/21.3 kgm) at 2400 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual gearbox.

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Chevrolet Corvair, 1964 MY 900 969 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4572 mm
What size engine?
2.7 litre, 2683 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Flat
How much power?
96 PS / 95 bhp / 71 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
209 Nm / 154 ft.lb / 21.3 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Chevrolet Corvair models

2 door fixed-head coupé RR 4M 2683 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1159 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 3M 2683 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1213 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon RR 4M 2683 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon RR 4M 2683 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon RR 3M 2683 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 3M 2683 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 4M 2683 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 3M 2683 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 4M 2683 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 2A 2683 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 2A 2683 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 4M 2683 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 4M 2683 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 3M 2683 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 3M 2683 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 2A 2683 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 2A 2683 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon RR 2A 2683 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon RR 2A 2683 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 3M 2375 cm3 103 PS 102 bhp 76 kW 1134 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon RR 3M 2296 cm3 81 PS 80 bhp 60 kW 1095 kg
sedan/​saloon RR 3M 2687 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1111 kg
1964 Chevrolet Corvair data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2743 mm 108 inches
Track/tread (front) 1382 mm 54.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1400 mm 55.1 inches
Length 4572 mm 180 inches
Width 1702 mm 67 inches
Height 1308 mm 51.5 inches
Ground clearance 140 mm 5.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 53 litres 11.7 UK Gal 14 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code
Cylinders Flat 6
Capacity 2.7 litre
2683 cc
(163.727 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87.3 × 74.7 mm
3.44 × 2.94 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.17
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
96 PS (95 bhp) (71 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
35.4 bhp/litre
0.58 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
209 Nm (154 ft·lb) (21.3 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
77.9 Nm/litre
0.94 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast aluminum block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.25:1
Fuel system 2 Rochester 7024023 carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 978.9 kPa (142 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Air
Unitary capacity 447.17 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 rear
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 4.750
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5½J x 13
Wheel size rear 5½J x 13
Tyres front 6.50 x 13-4PR
Tyres rear 6.50 x 13-4PR
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 229 mm
Rear brake diameter 229 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.27
general
Carfolio.com ID411895
Production total
Model code 969
Model family 900
RAC rating 28.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1964 Chevrolet Corvair added 2015-03-29.
Last modified 2015-03-29.