Chevrolet Bel Air Powerglide, 1969 MY 15500-15600 15611

The Chevrolet Bel Air Powerglide is a saloon (sedan) with 2 doors and a front mounted powerplant which delivers its power through the rear wheels. It is part of Chevrolet's 15500-15600 series of cars. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 5.7 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 300 bhp (304 PS/224 kW) at 4800 rpm and 515 N·m (380 lb·ft/52.5 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels by means of a 2 speed automatic 'box.

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Key facts

Chevrolet Bel Air Powerglide, 1969 MY 15500-15600 15611 information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5484 mm
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5733 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
304 PS / 300 bhp / 224 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
515 Nm / 380 ft.lb / 52.5 kgm @ 3200 rpm

Chevrolet 15500-15600 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6999 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6478 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6999 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6999 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6478 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6478 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6478 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6999 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
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1969 Chevrolet Bel Air Powerglide data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3023 mm 119 inches
Track/tread (front) 1588 mm 62.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1585 mm 62.4 inches
Length 5484 mm 215.9 inches
Width 2027 mm 79.8 inches
Height 1422 mm 56 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 90.9 litres 20 UK Gal 24 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code L48
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.7 litre
5733 cc
(349.849 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 88.4 mm
4 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
304 PS (300 bhp) (224 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
52.3 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
515 Nm (380 ft·lb) (52.5 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
89.83 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.25:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 7029202 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1128.8 kPa (163.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 716.63 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 5.800
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension I.LS.
Wheel size front 5J x 14
Wheel size rear 5J x 14
Tyres front 8.25 x 14
Tyres rear 8.25 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 241 mm
Rear brake diameter 241 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 2 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID469359
Production total
Model code 15611
Model family 15500-15600
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Chevrolet Bel Air Powerglide added 2016-03-28.
Last modified 2016-04-03.