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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 6.5 seconds
0 to 100 kph 6.8 seconds
Quarter mile 15.1 s @ 96 mph
Top speed 231 kph / 144 mph

Corvette C1 283/283 FI distance acceleration in feet

300 feet 6.4 s @ 59 mph
1/8 mile 10 s @ 79 mph
1000 feet 12.7 s @ 89 mph
1/4 mile 15.1 s @ 96 mph
2000 feet 19.6 s @ 107 mph
1/2 mile 23.6 s @ 114 mph
3000 feet 25.7 s @ 116 mph
3500 feet 28.7 s @ 120 mph
4000 feet 31.5 s @ 124 mph

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

0 - 10 mph 0.8 s
0 - 20 mph 1.8 s
0 - 30 mph 2.9 s
0 - 40 mph 4 s
0 - 50 mph 5.1 s
0 - 60 mph 6.5 s
0 - 70 mph 8.1 s
0 - 80 mph 10.3 s
0 - 90 mph 13 s
0 - 100 mph 16.4 s
0 - 110 mph 21.1 s
0 - 120 mph 28.6 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 3 s
0 - 60 kph 3.6 s
0 - 70 kph 4.3 s
0 - 80 kph 5.1 s
0 - 90 kph 5.9 s
0 - 100 kph 6.8 s
0 - 110 kph 7.9 s
0 - 120 kph 9 s
0 - 130 kph 10.4 s
0 - 140 kph 12.1 s
0 - 150 kph 14 s
0 - 160 kph 16.2 s
0 - 170 kph 18.8 s
0 - 180 kph 22.3 s
0 - 190 kph 27.1 s
0 - 200 kph 31.6 s

Corvette C1 283/283 FI distance acceleration in meters

100 meters 6.7 s @ 99 kph
200 meters 9.9 s @ 126 kph
300 meters 12.6 s @ 142 kph
400 meters 15 s @ 155 kph
500 meters 17.3 s @ 164 kph
600 meters 19.5 s @ 172 kph
700 meters 21.5 s @ 178 kph
800 meters 23.5 s @ 183 kph
900 meters 25.5 s @ 187 kph
1 kilometers 27.4 s @ 190 kph
1.1 kilometers 29.2 s @ 194 kph
1.2 kilometers 31.2 s @ 199 kph

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