1949 Chevrolet 2103

The Chevrolet 2103 is a rear wheel drive automobile, with the motor mounted in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body. Its 3.5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder unit that has an output of 90 bhp (91 PS/67 kW) of power at 3300 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic gearbox. The claimed weight at the kerb is 1490 kg. Its maximum speed claimed is 140 km/h (87 mph).

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1949 Chevrolet 2103 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5023 mm
How heavy?
1490 kg
What size engine?
3.5 litre, 3549 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
91 PS / 90 bhp / 67 kW @ 3300 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown
How fast?
140 km/h, 87 mph

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1949 Chevrolet 2103 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2946 mm 116 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 5023 mm 197.8 inches
Width 1854 mm 73 inches
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1490 kg 3285 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.5 litre
3549 cc
(216.573 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 95.2 mm
3.5 × 3.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.93
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 91 PS (90 bhp) (67 kW)
at 3300 rpm
Specific output 25.4 bhp/litre
0.42 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 6.5:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 591.5 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) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 140 km/h (87 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 61.24 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
45.04 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
60.4 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 22.2 kg/kW
37.08 lb/bhp
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 I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.11
general
Carfolio.com ID45353
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 29.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1949 Chevrolet 2103 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.