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CHEVROLET CORVETTE - MODEL 1955 155HP

TECHNICAL DATA AND PHOTOS



Class: sports car
Body style: 2-door convertible
Model: Corvette, 1955, 155hp
Manufacturer: CHEVROLET MOTOR DIVISION, GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION, DETROIT 2, MICHIGAN, USA.
Year of production: 1955
Total produced: 7 (model 1955, 155hp only)

Number of doors: 2
Number of seats: 2
Number of axles: 2
Number of wheels: 4
Traction: rear-wheel drive

Engine:
Model: Blue Flame 150
Type: 4-stroke, inline, high compression, OHV
Power: 155 hp at 4200 rpm
Compression ratio: 8.0:1
Number of cylinders: 6
Displacement: 235.5 cui (3859 cm3)
Bore: 3.56 in
Stroke: 3.94 in
Carburetion: triple side-draft carburetors
Fuel type: petrol (gasoline)

Exhaust system:
Dual exhausting through two ports in rear deck of body.

Transmission:
Powerglide Automatic Transmission. Floor-mounted selector lever.

Dimensions:
Over-all length: 167.3 in (4249 mm)
Over-all width: 69.8 in (1773 mm)
Height: 47 in (1194 mm)
Height at door: 33 in
Wheelbase: 102 in (2591 mm)
Front track: 57 in
Rear track: 59 in
Ground clearance: 6 in (152 mm)

Electrical system: 6 V

Fuel tank: 17.25 gallons

Tires: 6.70-15 tubeless tires

Curb weight: 2750 lbs

Body weight: 410 lbs

Weight distribution:
Front axle: 53 %
Rear axle: 47 %

Maximum speed: 169 km/h


CHEVROLET CORVETTE model 1955, 155hp.
CHEVROLET CORVETTE model 1955, 155hp.
1955 Chevrolet Corvette roadster finished in Harvest Gold with interior in yellow and green vinyl. Picture taken during the annual show by the Sugarloaf Mountain Region chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA).
Date of the photo: 13 September 2015
Author of the photo: CZmarlin Christopher Ziemnowicz
License : (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Changes made: without a change.


CHEVROLET CORVETTE model 1955, 155hp.
CHEVROLET CORVETTE model 1954, 155hp.
1955 Chevrolet Corvette roadster finished in Harvest Gold with interior in yellow and green vinyl. Picture taken during the annual show by the Sugarloaf Mountain Region chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA).
Date of the photo: 13 September 2015
Author of the photo: CZmarlin Christopher Ziemnowicz
License : (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Changes made: without a change.


Front view of the Chevrolet Corvette
Front view of the Chevrolet Corvette.
1955 Chevrolet Corvette roadster finished in Harvest Gold with interior in yellow and green vinyl. Picture taken during the annual show by the Sugarloaf Mountain Region chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA).
Date of the photo: 13 September 2015
Author of the photo: CZmarlin Christopher Ziemnowicz
License : (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Changes made: without a change.


1955 Corvette Roadster
1955 Corvette Roadster.
1955 Chevrolet Corvette roadster finished in Harvest Gold with interior in yellow and green vinyl. Picture taken during the annual show by the Sugarloaf Mountain Region chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA).
Date of the photo: 13 September 2015
Author of the photo: CZmarlin Christopher Ziemnowicz
License : (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Changes made: without a change.


Yellow Chevrolet Corvette model 1955, 155hp.
Yellow Chevrolet Corvette model 1955, 155hp.
1955 Chevrolet Corvette roadster finished in Harvest Gold with interior in yellow and green vinyl. Picture taken during the annual show by the Sugarloaf Mountain Region chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA).
Date of the photo: 13 September 2015
Author of the photo: CZmarlin Christopher Ziemnowicz
License : (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Changes made: without a change.


Rear view of the Chevrolet Corvette - the open trunk.
Rear view of the Chevrolet Corvette - the open trunk.
1955 Chevrolet Corvette roadster finished in Harvest Gold with interior in yellow and green vinyl. Picture taken during the annual show by the Sugarloaf Mountain Region chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA).
Date of the photo: 13 September 2015
Author of the photo: CZmarlin Christopher Ziemnowicz
License : (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Changes made: without a change.


A detail of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955.
A detail of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955.
1955 Chevrolet Corvette roadster finished in Harvest Gold with interior in yellow and green vinyl. Picture taken during the annual show by the Sugarloaf Mountain Region chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA).
Date of the photo: 13 September 2015
Author of the photo: CZmarlin Christopher Ziemnowicz
License : (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Changes made: without a change.


The Blue Flame 150 engine of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955
The Blue Flame 150 engine of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955.
4-stroke, six-cylinder, inline, high compression, OHV, 155 hp at 4200 rpm, 235.5 cui (3859 cm3), triple side-draft carburetors.
Date of the photo: 13 September 2015
Author of the photo: CZmarlin Christopher Ziemnowicz
License : (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Changes made: without a change.


The Blue Flame 150 engine of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955
The Blue Flame 150 engine of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955.
4-stroke, six-cylinder, inline, high compression, OHV, 155 hp at 4200 rpm, 235.5 cui (3859 cm3), triple side-draft carburetors.
Date of the photo: 13 September 2015
Author of the photo: CZmarlin Christopher Ziemnowicz
License : (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Changes made: without a change.


A wheel of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955.
A wheel of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955.
1955 Chevrolet Corvette roadster finished in Harvest Gold with interior in yellow and green vinyl. Picture taken during the annual show by the Sugarloaf Mountain Region chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA).
Date of the photo: 13 September 2015
Author of the photo: CZmarlin Christopher Ziemnowicz
License : (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Changes made: without a change.


The interior of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955
The interior of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955.
1955 Chevrolet Corvette roadster finished in Harvest Gold with interior in yellow and green vinyl. Picture taken during the annual show by the Sugarloaf Mountain Region chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA).
Date of the photo: 13 September 2015
Author of the photo: CZmarlin Christopher Ziemnowicz
License : (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Changes made: without a change.


The interior of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955
The interior of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955.
1955 Chevrolet Corvette roadster finished in Harvest Gold with interior in yellow and green vinyl. Picture taken during the annual show by the Sugarloaf Mountain Region chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA).
Date of the photo: 13 September 2015
Author of the photo: CZmarlin Christopher Ziemnowicz
License : (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Changes made: without a change.


The interior of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955
The interior of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955.
1955 Chevrolet Corvette roadster finished in Harvest Gold with interior in yellow and green vinyl. Picture taken during the annual show by the Sugarloaf Mountain Region chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA).
Date of the photo: 13 September 2015
Author of the photo: CZmarlin Christopher Ziemnowicz
License : (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Changes made: without a change.


The interior of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955
The interior of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955.
1955 Chevrolet Corvette roadster finished in Harvest Gold with interior in yellow and green vinyl. Picture taken during the annual show by the Sugarloaf Mountain Region chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA).
Date of the photo: 13 September 2015
Author of the photo: CZmarlin Christopher Ziemnowicz
License : (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Changes made: without a change.


The interior of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955
The interior of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955.
1955 Chevrolet Corvette roadster finished in Harvest Gold with interior in yellow and green vinyl. Picture taken during the annual show by the Sugarloaf Mountain Region chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA).
Date of the photo: 13 September 2015
Author of the photo: CZmarlin Christopher Ziemnowicz
License : (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Changes made: without a change.


The interior of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955
The interior of the Chevrolet Corvette model 1955.
1955 Chevrolet Corvette roadster finished in Harvest Gold with interior in yellow and green vinyl. Picture taken during the annual show by the Sugarloaf Mountain Region chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA).
Date of the photo: 13 September 2015
Author of the photo: CZmarlin Christopher Ziemnowicz
License : (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Changes made: without a change.




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