Horsepower in a v8 1958 Corvette


Asked by Oct 18, 2014 at 01:26 AM about the 1958 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Roadster

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The engine sizes, and horsepower of the 1958 Corvette?

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Tom Demyan


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Type: V-8 Bore and stroke: 3.875 X 3.00 in. Displacement: 283 cid Brake HP: 230 at 4800 RPM Induction: Carter or Rochester 4-bbl Options: 283-cid/245-hp w/ two 4-bbl carbs 283-cid/250-hp w/ Ram jet fuel injection 283-cid270-hp w/ two 4-bbl carbs 283-cid/290-hp w/ Ram jet fuel injection Info from Mike Yager's "Corvette Bible"


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