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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
Chassis NumberVC56S146597


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