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1954 CORVETTE

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For all practical purposes the 1953 and 1954 Corvettes were the same.

V.I.N. NUMBERS

IDENTIFICATION

Series No. Body/Style No. Body Type Factory Price Shipping Weight Production Total
2934 2934
1954 Corvette

1954 Corvette
2-dr. Roadster
2 passenger

$2774 2705 lb 3640

ENGINE

Engine type surprisingly, a six-cylinder, inline, overhead valve unit with a cast iron block.
Displacement 235.5 cid (3.9 liters)
Bore & Stroke 3.56 in. (90mm) x 3.93 in. (100mm)
Compression 8.0:1.
Power 150 brake hp @ 4200 rpm.
Ignition single breaker point.
Carburetor Three Carter Type YH one-barrel Model 2066S on the early models
Camshaft Later in the model year, a new camshaft increased the horsepower to 155

CHASSIS

Wheelbase 102 inches (2.591 m)
Overall length 167 inches (4.242 m)
Front tread 57 inches (1.448 m)
Rear tread 58.8 inches (1.494 m)
Wheels steel disk
Tires 6.70x15
Front suspension coil springs with tubular shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
Rear suspension Leaf springs, tube shocks and solid rear axle
Brakes Drum on all four wheels
Axle ratio 3.55:1

OPTIONS

HISTORICAL NOTES

1954 Corvette Notes

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1954 Corvette

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1954 Corvette

1954 Corvette

1954 Corvette

1954 Corvette

1954 Corvette

1954 Corvette

1954 Corvette

1954 Corvette

1954 Corvette

1954 Corvette




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