Chevrolet Townsman

The Chevrolet Townsman was a station wagon, the Chevrolet from 1953 to 1957 and produced from 1969 to 1972.

Year by year

Townsman series 2100B, 2400C and 2100 ( 1953-1957 )

With the name Townsman first 1953 five - door station wagon, the Chevrolet Deluxe was designated six or eight seats 210 series 2100B.

In 1954, the name was transferred to the Bel Air series 2400C series. Again, had the car 5 doors, but this time eight seats.

In the model years 1955 and 1956, the name was again transferred to the Two-Ten Series 2100B series. This time there were 3-door station wagon. The 5 - door station wagon, there were in 1956 only six seats ( the nine -seater was still Two-Ten ).

In 1957 there was the Townsman both as Two Ten 2100 series as well as Bel Air Series 2400C.

Standard drive was always a six-cylinder in-line engine with 3859 cm3 displacement, the ( 79-103 kW ) carried out 108-140 bhp. In 1955, there were V8 engines.

Townsman Series 156 and 1L ( 1969-1972 )

The 5-door car with six or nine seats based on the GM B platform and it was only with V8 engines. His limousine counterpart was the Bel Air series 156 and from 1973 was also the model Chevrolet Bel Air Estate. He was the middle model of the Chevrolet station wagon range.

In 1969 there were V8 engines of 5.4 -7.0 liters, from 1970 were the displacements at 5.7 to 7.4 l Had the wheelbase to be 1970 mm 3023, he rose in 1971 to an impressive 3,175 mm. Also starting in mid-1971 was the Turbo Hydra-Matic, a three-step automatic transmission standard.

In the model years 1969 and 1970 was the Townsman - like all great combos of Chevrolet - equipped with a rear door that could be opened either to the side or above. Opened the door sideways, the rear bumper was provided with a recess to facilitate the passengers of the third bench boarding and loading of the roof rack available on request. In the model years 1971 and 1972 we changed the design of the rear door into the new " clam " pattern, in which the rear window disappeared in the roof and the rest of the rear door under the floor.


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