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Model Production

Production: 1955   1956   1957  


  Location: All 1955, 1956, 1957 Chevrolet cars have the model number stamped on a stainless steel plate that is mounted on the firewall in the engine compartment. For 1955 and 1956 the plate is located on the drivers side above the battery. In 1957 the plate was relocatd to above the distributor and below the wiper motor.


 


1955 Chevrolet Production

Model
Number
Built
Percentage
of Total
150 Series, 6cyl & 8 Cyl
1502 2dr sedan 66,833 3.76
1503 4dr sedan 34,906 1.96
1508 2dr sedan delivery 10,639 0.60
1512 2dr utility sedan 12,139 0.68
1529 2dr Handyman station wagon 18,496 1.04
150 Series Total 143,013 8.04
 
210 Series, 6cyl & 8 Cyl
2102 2dr sedan 250,000 14.07
2103 4dr sedan 340,222 19.15
2109 4dr Townsman station wagon 84,239 4.74
2124 2dr Delray club coupe 116,406 6.55
2129 2dr Handyman station wagon 29,419 1.66
2154 2dr hardtop sport coupe 11,685 0.66
210 Series Total 831,971 46.83
 
BelAir Series, 6cyl & 8cyl
2402 2dr sedan 168,826 9.50
2403 4dr sedan 366,293 20.63
2409 4dr Beauville station wagon 25,772 1.45
2429 2dr Nomad station wagon 25,772 1.45
2434 2dr Convertible 42,278 2.38
2454 2dr hardtop sport coupe 189,269 10.65
BelAir Series Total 800,968 45.09
 
Corvette
2934 2dr convertible 700 0.04
 
** 1955 Grand Total 1,776,652 100.00



1956 Chevrolet Production

Model
Number
Built
Percentage
of Total
150 Series, 6cyl & 8 Cyl
1502 2dr sedan 82,735 5.09
1503 4dr sedan 55,333 3.40
1508 2dr sedan delivery 9,445 0.58
1512 2dr utility sedan 10,712 0.66
1529 2dr handyman station wagon 13,739 0.84
150 Series Total 171,964 10.57
 
210 Series, 6cyl & 8 Cyl
2102 2dr sedan 206,434 12.69
2103 2dr sedan 298,935 18.38
2109 4dr Townsman station wagon 114,646 7.05
2113 4dr Beauville station wagon 21,131 1.30
2119 4dr Beauville station wagon 19,394 1.19
2124 2dr Delray club coupe 56,882 3.50
2129 2dr Handyman station wagon 22,381 1.38
2154 2dr hardtop sport coupe 19,079 1.17
210 Series Total 758,882 46.65
 
BelAir Series, 6cyl & 8 Cyl
2402 2dr sedan 105,098 6.46
2403 4dr sedan 282,476 17.36
2413 4dr hardtop sport sedan 109,261 6.71
2419 4dr Beauville station wagon 14,931 0.92
2429 2dr Nomad station wagon 8,103 0.50
2434 2dr convertible 41,883 2.57
2454 2dr hardtop sport coupe 130,778 8.04
BelAir Series Total 692,530 42.57
 
Corvette
2934 2dr convertible 3,467 0.21
 
** 1956 Grand Total 1,626,843 100.00



1957 Chevrolet Production

Model
Number
Built
Percentage
of Total
150 Series, 6cyl & 8 Cyl
1502 2dr sedan 71,135 4.55
1503 4dr sedan 56,418 3.61
1508 2dr sedan delivery 8,907 0.57
1512 2dr utililty sedan 8,817 0.56
1529 2dr Handyman station wagon 15,087 0.97
150 Series Total 160,364 10.26
 
210 Series, 6cyl & 8 Cyl
2102 2dr sedan 162,851 10.43
2103 4dr sedan 273,696 17.53
2109 4dr Townsman station wagon 128,941 8.26
2113 4dr hardtop sport sedan 18,206 1.16
2119 4dr Beauville station wagon 23,952 1.53
2124 2dr Delray club coupe 25,952 1.66
2129 2dr Handyman station wagon 17,996 1.15
2154 2dr hardtop sport coupe sedan 23,092 1.48
210 Series Total 674,596 43.20
 
BelAir Series, 6cyl & 8 Cyl
2402 2dr sedan 62,942 4.03
2403 4dr sedan 264,449 16.93
2409 4dr Beauville station wagon 27,822 1.78
2413 4dr hardtop sport coupe 142,518 9.13
2429 2dr Nomad station wagon 6,264 0.40
2434 2dr convertible 48,068 3.08
2454 2dr hardtop sport coupe 168,293 10.78
BelAir Series Total 720,356 46.13
 
Corvette
2934 2dr convertible 6,339 0.41
 
** 1957 Grand Total 1,561,655 100.00


Reference: Motorbooks International, Tri-Chevy Red Book by Peter C. Sessler


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