Chevrolet de Luxe, 1939 MY

The de Luxe is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) motor vehicle with a front located engine, produced by Chevrolet. Its 3.5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder unit that has an output of 85 bhp (86 PS/63 kW) of power at 3200 rpm. The power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 3 speed Wilson Preselect gearbox. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1397 kg.

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Chevrolet de Luxe, 1939 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4753 mm
How heavy?
1397 kg
What size engine?
3.5 litre, 3548 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
86 PS / 85 bhp / 63 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

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1939 Chevrolet de Luxe data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2851 mm 112.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1499 mm 59 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1499 mm 59 inches
Length 4753 mm 187.1 inches
Width 1791 mm 70.5 inches
Height
Ground clearance 216 mm 8.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight 1397 kg 3080 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 63.6 litres 14 UK Gal 16.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.5 litre
3548 cc
(216.512 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 95.25 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 86 PS (85 bhp) (63 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output 24 bhp/litre
0.39 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 591.33 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 61.69 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
45.37 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
60.84 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 22.04 kg/kW
36.82 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.
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
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.72
general
Carfolio.com ID45804
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 29.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1939 Chevrolet de Luxe added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.