1954 Corvette Specifications

The 1954 Corvette featured only detail changes from the previous year. These slight but significant changes included a new camshaft, new rocker-arm cover, and improvements to the convertible top mechanism. Here are the specifications for the 1954 Corvette:

For the 1954 Corvette, the workaday Blue Flame six was fitted with triple carburetors to become the Corvette Special Six.
For the 1954 Corvette, the workaday Blue Flame six was fitted with triple
carburetors to become the Corvette Special Six. The extra carbs plus some
internal changes boosted horsepower from 115 to 150.

Vehicle Specifications
Convertible
Wheelbase, inches 102.0
Length, inches
167.0
Width, inches
72.2
Track, inches
front: 57.0 rear: 59.0
Height, inches
51.3
Curb Weight, pounds
2,890

Mechanical Specifications (2-door convertible)

Suspension
front: Independent; upper and lower A-arms, coil springs, antiroll bar, tubular hydraulic shock absorbers
rear: Live axle on semi-elliptic leaf springs, tubular hydraulic shock absorbers

Wheels/Tires
6.70x15

Brakes
front: 11-inch drum
rear: 11-inch drum

Transmission
2-speed Powerglide

Standard axle ratio
3.55:1

Engine Specifications

Typeohv I-6
Displacement, liters/cu inch3.85/235.5
Bore x stroke, inches3.56 x 3.95
Fuel Management3 Carter sidedraft
Horsepower @ rpm150 @ 4200
Torque @ rpm, pound-foot223 @ 2400

Vehicle Production and Base Prices

Car Type
Production
Price
2-door convertible
3,640
$2,774.00

Options and Production

Option
Production
Price
Directional Signal
3,640
$16.75
Heater
3,64091.40
AM Radio, signal seeking 3,640
145.15
Whitewall Tires, 6.70 x 15 3,640

26.90

Powerglide Automatic Transmission 3,640178.35
Parking Brake Alarm
3,6405.65
Courtesy Lights3,6404.50
Windshield Washer
3,64011.85

Color Choices and Production

Color Choice
Production Color Choice
Production
Polo White
3,230
Pennant Blue
300
Sportsman Red
100
Black
4

Learn about other Corvettes in this generation:

1953 Corvette

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1959 Corvette

1960 Corvette

1961 Corvette

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