Concept Carz Home
 ConvertiblesArrow PictureManufacturersArrow PictureChevroletArrow PictureBel Air (1953 - 1957)Arrow Picture1956 Chevrolet Bel Air 
Image Left 1955 Bel AirImage Left 1955 E-ROD Bel Air1957 Bel Air Image Right
 

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Specifications

Engine LocationFront
Drive TypeRear Wheel
Body / ChassisUnit Steel
Production Years for Series1953 - 1957
Price$2,022-$23,400
Weight3230 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

Production Figures
Total production of Bel Air for 1956699,053
Convertibles41,268
Hardtops103,602
Hardtops128,382
Nomad Wagons7,886
Sedans269,798
Sedans104,849
Station Wagons13,268

Chassis / Engine Numbers Shown
Chassis NumberVC560006486
Engine NumberFI0224
Chassis NumberVC560054718
Chassis NumberVC560078864
Engine Number0633232F 56FH
Chassis NumberVC56F046783
Chassis NumberVC56J027517
Chassis NumberVC56K033568
Chassis NumberVC56K043443
Chassis NumberVC56K043443
Chassis NumberVC56K097200
Chassis NumberVC56L017859
Chassis NumberVC56L034400
Chassis NumberVC56N076341
Chassis NumberVC56O006486


Arrow Right 1956 Chevrolet models
Chevrolet Cameo Carrier
Chevrolet Corvette C1
Chevrolet Corvette SR
Chevrolet Corvette SR2
Chevrolet Impala Show Car
Chevrolet One-Fifty
Chevrolet Two-Ten

Collectible: A Gathering of the Exceptional and Captivating
Similar Automakers
CadillacChrysler
DodgeFord
GMCHummer
JeepLincoln
MercuryPontiac
Saturn
Similarly Sized Vehicles from 1956
Chevrolet Impala Show Car
Chevrolet One-Fifty
Chevrolet Two-Ten
Chrysler Imperial
Dual Ghia 240
Mercedes-Benz 300 SC

Similarly Priced Vehicles from 1956
Chevrolet Corvette C1 ($3,118-$3,118)
Ford Thunderbird ($3,150-$3,150)
Dodge Coronet ($2,160-$2,785)
Cadillac Series 62 ($4,145-$6,500)

Average Auction Sale: $51,100

 
Chevrolet: 1951-1960
Similar Automakers
Chevrolet History
Other models by Chevrolet
Manufacturer Website

Chevrolet
Monthly Sales FiguresVolume
September 2014153,873 
August 2014185,930 
July 2014175,155 
June 2014188,567 
May 2014205,010 
April 2014181,648 
March 2014179,681 
February 2014153,913 
January 2014119,089 
December 2013153,493 
November 2013145,089 
October 2013155,214 
(More Details)

 
150
210
Astro
Avalanche
Aveo
Bel Air
Beretta
Biscayne
Blazer
C10 / K10
Camaro
Cameo
Caprice
Cavalier
Chevelle
Citation
Cobalt
Colorado
Corvair
Corvette
Corvette GTP
Cruze
DB Master
Deluxe Series
El Camino
El Morocco
Equinox
Express
Fleetline
HHR
Impala
Kingswood
Laguna
Malibu
Metro
Model 3100
Model H
Monte Carlo
Monza
Nova
Prizm
RPO B2K Twin Turbo
S-10
Series 490
Series C
Series L
Silverado
Sonic
Spark
Special Series
SS
SSR
Styleline
Suburban
Tahoe
Task Force (Apache)
Tracker
TrailBlazer
Traverse
Trax
Uplander
Vega
Venture
Volt

Image Left 1955 Bel AirImage Left 1955 E-ROD Bel Air1957 Bel Air Image Right
© 1998-2014. All rights reserved. The material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.