1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).
Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Unit Steel
Production Years for Series : 1953 - 1957
Price : $2,022-$23,400
Weight : 3230 lbs | 1465.103 kg
Engine Type : I6 3859 cc | 235.5 cu in. | 3.9 L.
140 HP (103.04 KW) @ 4200 RPM

Bore : 3.6 in | 90 mm.
Stroke : 3.9 in | 100 mm.
Engine Type : V8 4343 cc | 265.0 cu in. | 4.3 L.
162 HP (119.232 KW) @ 4400 RPM
257 Ft-Lbs (348 NM) @ 2200 RPM
Bore : 3.8 in | 95 mm.
Stroke : 3.0 in | 76 mm.
Engine Type : I6 3859 cc | 235.5 cu in. | 3.9 L.
180 BHP (132.48 KW) @ 5200 RPM
205 Ft-Lbs (278 NM) @ 4000 RPM
Bore : 3.6 in | 92 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 84 mm.
High-Lift Cam
Engine Type : V8 4343 cc | 265.0 cu in. | 4.3 L.
225 BHP (165.6 KW) @ 5200 RPM
270 Ft-Lbs (366 NM) @ 3600 RPM
Bore : 3.8 in | 95 mm.
Stroke : 3.0 in | 76 mm.

Transmission:
3 Manual Column-MOunted Control , 2 Automatic Powerglide , Manual Overdrive

Total production of Bel Air for 1956 : 699,053
Convertibles : 41,268
Hardtops : 103,602
Hardtops : 128,382
Nomad Wagons : 7,886
Sedans : 269,798
Sedans : 104,849
Station Wagons : 13,268
Averages
Avg. Car Cost : $2,050
Avg. Household Income : $4,450
Avg. Home : $11,700
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.22


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