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1957 Studebaker Champion Series 57GKnow your VIN?
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Original Base Price $1,823.00
No. Produced 1,751
Body Maker Studebaker
No. Doors 2
Model Number F2
Weight 2,755lbs
Wheelbase 116.5 inches
Length 202.4 inches
Width 75.8 inches
Height 61 inches
Front Tread 57.2 inches
Rear Tread 56.2 inches
Type In line L-head
Displacement 185.55 cu. in.
Cylinders 6
Bore & Stroke 3 & 4 3/8 inches
Compression Ratio-Std 7.8 to 1
Compression Ratio-Opt 7.1 to 1
Brake Horsepower 101@4000
Rated Horsepower 21.6
Torque 152@1800
Main Bearings 4
Valve Lifters Mechanical
Block Material
Engine Numbers
Engine No. Location On upper left side of block.
Lubrication Pressure to all bearings excluding wrist pin
Type Single downdraft
Make Carter
Type Helical
Drive Rear wheel drive
No. Of Gears 3
Gear Ratios
1st 2.605 to 1
2nd 1.63 to 1
3rd 1 to 1
4th Not applicable
5th Not applicable
Reverse 3.536 to 1
Single plate dry disc
Clutch Size 9.1 inches
Differential Ratio 4.10
Front Independent coil springs
Rear Longitudinal leaf spring
Cam & twin lever
Service 4 wheel hydraulic drum
Front Size 10 inches
Rear Size 9 inches
Emergency Rear service brakes
Size 9 inches
Exhaust System Single
Ignition System Distributor and coil
Battery 12
Cooling System Centrifugal pump with thermostat
Radiator Cellular tubular
Fuel Type Regular
Wheel Type
Wheel Mfr
Wheel Size
Tire Type
Tire Size 6.4 x 15
Spare Location Trunk
Fuel 18 Gallons
Oil 5 Quarts
Transmission 1.6 Pints
Cooling System 11 Quarts
Rear Differential 2.5 Pints
Front Differential Not Applicable
Transfer Case Not Applicable
Not Rated
VIN/Serial no. G1379201 to G1405239
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Additional Information

Studebaker-The Complete Story W.Cannon & F.FoxLos Angeles Public Library
630 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles CA 90071
(213) 228-7000
Standard Catalog of American Cars 1946-1975 Krause Pub.Los Angeles Public Library
The Production Figure Book for U.S. Cars Jerry HeasleyHorseless Carriage Foundation
8186 Center St. Suite F P.O. Box 4119
La Mesa CA 91944-4119
(619) 464-0301
Serial No. Book for US Cars 1900-1975 G. BrighamHorseless Carriage Foundation
Motor Age February 1957Horseless Carriage Foundation
Motor Age November 1956Horseless Carriage Foundation
Motor Age April 1957Horseless Carriage Foundation
Paint Type Enamel
Colors Arctic White
Glendale Green Mist
Wedgewood Blue
Taupe Metallic
Apache Red
Coppertone Mist
Tiara Gold Metallic
Woodsmoke Gray Metallic
Azure Blue Metallic
Lombard Green
Highland Gray
Admiral Blue
All colors may not be available in all models.
Two Tone Colors Available
Standard/Optional Equipment
Flightomatic automatic transmissionOpt
Power brakesOpt
Power steeringOpt
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