1960 Chevrolet Bel Air

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Overview


Little changes were made for the 1960 Bel Air, like a more restrained front end, and double taillights replaced the cat's eyes from the previous year.


Little changes were made for the 1960 Bel Air, like a more restrained front end, and double taillights replaced the cat's eyes from the previous year.

Fuel injection was no longer available, but the 348ci was able to achieve 335 hp with the use of three 2-bbl carburetors, a special cam, and 11:25:1 compression.

Production Numbers


4-DR Sedan 497,048
4-DR Station Wagon 198,066
Sport Coupe 204,467
Sport Sedan 169,016
Convertible 79,903
Total Production 1,148,500

Performance Specs


Engine Size Carb. HP Torque
I-6 235.5ci 1x2bbl 135 217 lb-ft
V8 283ci 1x2bbl 170 275 lb-ft
V8 283ci 1x4bbl 230 300 lb-ft
V8 348ci 1x4bbl 250 355 lb-ft
V8 348ci 2x3bbl 335 362 lb-ft

Transmission


  • 3-Speed Manual
  • Powerglide Auto
  • Turboglide Auto
  • 4-Speed Manual

Paint & Colors


Exterior

Tuxedo Black
Cascade Green
Jade Green
Horizon Blue
Royal Blue
Tasco Turquoise
Suntan Copper
Roman Red
Crocus Cream
Ermine White
Fawn Beige
Sateen Silver
Shadow Gray

Interior

Red
Med. Blue
Med. Green Metallic
Med. Gray Metallic
Copper Metallic
Med. Turquoise Metallic

OEM Brochures


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