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  Chevrolet Corvette SS
 

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Country of origin:United States
Produced in:1957
Numbers built:1
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration 90º V8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block, aluminium head
Displacement 4,638 cc / 283 cu in
Bore / Stroke 98.3 mm (3.9 in) / 76.2 mm (3 in)
Compression 9.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed Rochester Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 310 bhp / 231 KW @ 6,400 rpm
BHP/Liter 67 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis magnesium body on tubular spaceframe
Front suspension wishbones, coil springs
Rear suspension DeDion axle
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 850 kilo / 1,874 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,310 mm (90.9 in) / 1,340 mm (52.8 in) / 1,340 mm (52.8 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.36 bhp / kg
Top Speed 295 km/h (183 mph)

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