Key facts

1924 Chevrolet Superior K Roadster information summary

What body style?
roadster with 2 seats
How heavy?
807 kg
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2800 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
35.5 PS / 35 bhp / 26.1 kW
How much torque?
How quick?
0-60 mph: -1 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: -1 s
How fast?
90 km/h, 56 mph


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1924 Chevrolet Superior K Roadster technical specifications


The Chevrolet Superior K Roadster is a rear wheel drive motor vehicle, with the engine mounted in the front, and a 2 door roadster body.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 2.8 litre, 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant produces 35 bhp (35.5 PS/26.1 kW) of power.
A 3 speed manual gearbox supplies the power to the driven wheels.
The stated kerb weight is 807 kg.
The Chevrolet Superior K Roadster is said to be able to manage a maxiumum speed of 90 km/h (56 mph).
1924 Chevrolet Superior K Roadster data
1924 Chevrolet Superior K Roadster data
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2616 103
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 807 kg 1779 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 37.9 litres 8.3 UK Gal 10 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.8 litre
2800 cc
(170.866 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93.66 × 101.6 mm
3.69 × 4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.92

2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 35.5 PS (35 bhp) (26.1 kW)
Specific output 12.5 bhp/litre
0.2 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Ca carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 700 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph -1 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h -1 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 90 km/h (56 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 43.97 PS/g
32.34 kW/g
43.37 bhp/ton
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 30.92 kg/kW
51.65 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering worm & gear
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension LA.3QE.
Rear suspension LA.3QE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 30 x 3.5
Tyres rear 30 x 3.5
Brakes F/R -/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.82
general ID4367
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 21.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1924 Chevrolet Superior K Roadster added 1997-09-14.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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