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Chevrolet Bel Air 283 FI specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 1540 kg (3395 lbs)
Dimensions 5.08 m (200 in) long, 1.89 m (74 in) wide, 1.50 m (59 in) high
Wheelbase 2.92 m (115 in)
Power / weight 165 ps (162 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 269 Nm (198 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 1957
Origin country United States
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Performance

Top speed 206 kph (128 mph)
0 - 100 kph 8.1 s
0 - 60 mph 7.7 s

Powertrain

Engine type GM Chevrolet Small-Block V-8 283 Fuel Injection
Displacement 4.6 l (283 ci / 4638 cc)
Power 253 ps (250 bhp / 186 kw) @ 5000 rpm
Torque 414 Nm (305 lb-ft) @ 3800 rpm
Power / liter 55 ps (54 hp)
Transmission 3 Speed Manual
Layout front engine, rear wheel drive
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Shaggy  7y ago

Also, being a '56 Bel Air, this would have a 265 C.I. 4.3 liter V8 with a 4 barrel carburetor, not a fuel injected 283.


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Shaggy  7y ago

@ Fangio Man: There's a good reason for that. In the 1950s America was becoming obsessed with flight and space travel, so American car companies started styling their cars after airplanes and space ships, incorporating things in their design like fins and portholes.


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Fangio Man  7y ago

The Bell Air reminds me very much of a rocket!

I ever liked the Bel Air, it is one of the first cars I remember when I hear "classic".


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Shaggy  8y ago

This one's a 1956 Bel Air. The '57 looks different.


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Super8  8y ago

The rarest Bel Air in the world because it has Fuel Injection from Corvette. It's not the fastest but it's still valuable.