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1959 specs

 

 

ENGINE

283 cubic inch V-8
Horsepower 230@4800rpm standard, optional 245, 250 (FI), 270 and 290 (FI)
Compression Ratio 9.5 to 1
Carter four barrel model, dual 4 barrels and fuel injection optional

TRANSMISSION

3 speed manual standard, 4 speed manual and 2 speed auto optional

WEIGHT

2900 lbs

PRODUCTION TOTAL

9670

PRICE

$3,875

DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase- 102 inches
Overall length- 177.2 inches
Front tread- 57 inches
Rear tread- 59 inches
Tires- 6.70X15

1959 OPTIONS

Automatic Transmission ($199)
4 speed manual transmission ($188)
245 horsepower dual carb engine ($150.65)
270 horsepower dual carb engine ($182.95)
250 horsepower fuel injected engine ($484)
290 horsepower fuel injected engine ($484)
Posi-traction ($48.45)
Metal brakes ($26.90)
Heavy duty suspension and brakes ($425.05)
15X5.5 wheels (no cost)
Detachable hardtop ($236.75)
Power top ($139.90)
Deluxe heater ($102.25)
Two-tone paint ($16.15)
Transistor radio- ($149.80)
Courtesy lights ($6.50)
Parking brake alarm ($5.40)
Power windows ($59.20)
Sunshades ($10.80)
Windshield washer ($16.15)

 

 

 

 

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