Chevrolet Two Ten Townsman Powerglide, 1955 MY 2100 2109; 55-1062F

The Chevrolet Two Ten Townsman Powerglide is a rear wheel drive road car, with its motor mounted in the front, and a 5 door estate/station wagon body. The Two Ten Townsman Powerglide forms part of Chevrolet's 2100 range of cars. The 6 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 3.9 litres. It produces power and torque figures of 136 bhp (138 PS/101 kW) at 4200 rpm and 283 Nm (209 lbft/28.9 kgm) at 2200 rpm respectively. Power is transmitted to the wheels via a 2 speed automatic transmission.

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Chevrolet Two Ten Townsman Powerglide, 1955 MY 2100 2109; 55-1062F information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5006 mm
What size engine?
3.9 litre, 3855 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
138 PS / 136 bhp / 101 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
283 Nm / 209 ft.lb / 28.9 kgm @ 2200 rpm

Chevrolet 2100 models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4626 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4344 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
Chevrolet Two Ten Beauville Station Wagon -
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4344 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4626 cm3 287 PS 283 bhp 211 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 4626 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4626 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4344 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3OD 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4626 cm3 287 PS 283 bhp 211 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3OD 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3OD 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4626 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3OD 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW

Similar models

3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 3666 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 3666 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 3666 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
1955 Chevrolet Two Ten Townsman Powerglide data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
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 5006 mm 197.1 inches
Width 1880 mm 74 inches
Height 1577 mm 62.1 inches
Ground clearance 165 mm 6.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code Blue Flame 136
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.9 litre
3855 cc
(235.247 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90.4 × 100.1 mm
3.56 × 3.94 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
138 PS (136 bhp) (101 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
35.3 bhp/litre
0.58 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
283 Nm (209 ft·lb) (28.9 kgm)
at 2200 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
73.41 Nm/litre
0.89 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 7.5:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 922.5 kPa (133.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 642.5 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 5K x 15
Wheel size rear 5K x 15
Tyres front 6.70-15-4
Tyres rear 6.70-15-4
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 3.55
general
Carfolio.com ID442178
Production total
Model code 2109; 55-1062F
Model family 2100
RAC rating 30.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1955 Chevrolet Two Ten Townsman Powerglide added 2015-11-22.
Last modified 2015-11-22.