Chevrolet One-Fifty Powerglide, 1955 MY 1500 1503; 55-1219

The Chevrolet One-Fifty Powerglide is a rear wheel drive automobile, with the engine placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. The One-Fifty Powerglide is part of Chevrolet's 1500 model range. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 4.3 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 162 bhp (164 PS/121 kW) at 4400 rpm and 348 N·m (257 lb·ft/35.5 kgm) at 2200 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels via a 2 speed automatic transmission.

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Key facts

Chevrolet One-Fifty Powerglide, 1955 MY 1500 1503; 55-1219 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4968 mm
What size engine?
4.3 litre, 4344 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
164 PS / 162 bhp / 121 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
348 Nm / 257 ft.lb / 35.5 kgm @ 2200 rpm

Chevrolet 1500 models

3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 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 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4626 cm3 287 PS 283 bhp 211 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 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 3M 4626 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 4344 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4344 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 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 274 PS 270 bhp 201 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 248 PS 245 bhp 183 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 2A 4626 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 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 248 PS 245 bhp 183 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 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4626 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3856 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW

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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4452 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4452 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4452 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4452 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4452 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4977 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4977 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4977 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW
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1955 Chevrolet One-Fifty Powerglide data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
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 4968 mm 195.6 inches
Width 1880 mm 74 inches
Height 1577 mm 62.1 inches
Ground clearance 165 mm 6.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.3 litre
4344 cc
(265.087 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 95.25 × 76.2 mm
3.75 × 3 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.25
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
164 PS (162 bhp) (121 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
37.3 bhp/litre
0.61 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
348 Nm (257 ft·lb) (35.5 kgm)
at 2200 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
80.11 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 7008004 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1006.7 kPa (146 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 543 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 0.7
Final drive ratio 3.55
general
Carfolio.com ID443058
Production total
Model code 1503; 55-1219
Model family 1500
RAC rating 45.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1955 Chevrolet One-Fifty Powerglide added 2015-11-21.
Last modified 2015-11-22.