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Dimensions
Wheelbase 102.0 in
Track Frt/Rear (in) 57.0/59.0
Length 168.0 in.
Width 70.5 in.
Height 51.9 in.
Frontal Area 340.66 sq. in.
Ground Clearance 5.31 in.
Curb Weight 2849 lbs
Weight Dist. F/R (Engine) 53/47
Fuel Capacity 16.4 gal
Coolant Capacity 17qts. (with heater)

Engine Options & Specifications
  Base 469A 469C 579A 579B 579C 579E
Bore 3.875 in.
Stroke 3.000 in.
Displacement 283 ci
Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.5:1 9.5:1 9.5:1 10.5:1 9.5:1 10.5:1
Horsepower 220 bhp @ 4600 rpm 245 bhp @ 5000 rpm 270 bhp @ 6000 rpm 250 bhp @ 5000 rpm 283 bhp @ 6200 rpm 250 bhp @ 5000 rpm 283 bhp @ 6200 rpm
Torque 300 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm 300 lb-ft @ 3800 rpm 285 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm 305 lb-ft @ 3800 rpm 290 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm 305 lb-ft @ 3800 rpm 300 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
Redline According to one of our members, Chevrolet did not specify a redline, however: "We turned the 270 hp and 283 hp engines to 6500 and more with no problems.The other engines (hydraulic lifters) probably not more than 5500. (just based on my experience)"
Carburetion 4-bbl 2x4-bbl 2x4-bbl Fuel Inject. w/ Powerglide Fuel Inject. Fuel Inject w/ Powerglide Fuel Inject.
Oil Capacity 5 - Quarts
Valvetrain Pushrod