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1957 Chevrolet Corvette C1 283/283 FI specs


Curb weight 1309 kilograms (2886 pounds)
Year introduced 1957
Displacement 4638 cubic centimeters (4.6 liters / 283 cubic inches)
Maximum power 287 metric horsepower (283 brake horsepower / 211 kilowatts) @ 6200 rpm
Maximum torque 393 Newton-meters (290 pound-feet) @ 4400 rpm
Engine location front-mounted
Drive rear wheel drive
0 to 60 mph 6.4 seconds
0 to 100 kph 6.8 seconds
Quarter mile 15.4 s @ 97 mph
Top speed 231 kph / 144 mph


Corvette C1 283/283 FI distance acceleration in feet

300 feet 6.5 s @ 60 mph
1/8 mile 10.2 s @ 80 mph
1000 feet 13.0 s @ 90 mph
1/4 mile 15.4 s @ 97 mph
2000 feet 20.0 s @ 108 mph
1/2 mile 24.0 s @ 114 mph
3000 feet 26.2 s @ 117 mph
3500 feet 29.0 s @ 121 mph

Corvette C1 283/283 FI acceleration times in miles per hour

0 - 10 mph 0.9 s
0 - 20 mph 1.8 s
0 - 30 mph 2.7 s
0 - 40 mph 3.7 s
0 - 50 mph 4.9 s
0 - 60 mph 6.4 s
0 - 70 mph 8.2 s
0 - 80 mph 10.2 s
0 - 90 mph 12.7 s
0 - 100 mph 16.5 s
0 - 110 mph 22.1 s
0 - 120 mph 28.8 s

Corvette C1 283/283 FI acceleration times in kilometers per hour

0 - 10 kph 0.5 s
0 - 20 kph 1.1 s
0 - 30 kph 1.7 s
0 - 40 kph 2.3 s
0 - 50 kph 2.8 s
0 - 60 kph 3.4 s
0 - 70 kph 4.1 s
0 - 80 kph 4.9 s
0 - 90 kph 5.8 s
0 - 100 kph 6.8 s
0 - 110 kph 7.9 s
0 - 120 kph 9.0 s
0 - 130 kph 10.3 s
0 - 140 kph 11.9 s
0 - 150 kph 13.8 s
0 - 160 kph 16.2 s
0 - 170 kph 19.4 s
0 - 180 kph 23.3 s
0 - 190 kph 27.5 s
0 - 200 kph 31.6 s

Corvette C1 283/283 FI distance acceleration in meters

100 meters 6.8 s @ 100 kph
200 meters 10.2 s @ 128 kph
300 meters 12.9 s @ 145 kph
400 meters 15.3 s @ 156 kph
500 meters 17.6 s @ 166 kph
600 meters 19.8 s @ 173 kph
700 meters 21.9 s @ 179 kph
800 meters 23.9 s @ 184 kph
900 meters 25.9 s @ 188 kph
1 kilometers 27.8 s @ 191 kph
1.1 kilometers 29.6 s @ 195 kph
1.2 kilometers 31.4 s @ 200 kph

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