1956 MODEL - HORSEPOWER STATISTICS


1956 MODELS




Make Model HP Wt lbs per 1 hp hp per lb Rank
Chrysler
Studebaker
Pontiac
DeSoto
Chevrolet
Ford
Mercury
Mercury
Chevrolet
Dodge
Ford
Clipper
Chevrolet
Chrysler
Packard
Packard
Ford
Lincoln
Plymouth
Studebaker
Lincoln
Cadillac
Clipper
Cadillac 
Chrysler
Buick
Pontiac
DeSoto
Mercury
Chevrolet
Dodge
Oldsmobile
Cadillac
Imperial
Oldsmobile
Mercury
Studebaker
Buick
Ford
Plymouth
DeSoto
Mercury
Buick
Oldsmobile
Continental
Studebaker
Pontiac
Buick
Hudson
Chrysler
Nash
Cadillac
Plymouth
Dodge
Hudson
Nash
Plymouth
Imperial
Studebaker
Ford
Chevrolet
Chevrolet
Hudson
Hudson
Chevrolet
Ford
Rambler
Plymouth
Nash
Nash
Hudson
Dodge
Plymouth
Nash
Hudson
Studebaker
Metropolitan
300-B
Golden Hawk
Strato Streak Powerpack
Adventurer
Corvette Powerpac
Thunderbird Powerpack
Medalist & Custom Powerpack
Monterey & Montclair Powerpack
Corvette
D-500
Thunderbird w/Fordomatic or OD
Custom
Powerpack
New Yorker
All except Caribbean
Caribbean
Thunderbird
Capri
Fury
President & Sky Hawk
premier
Eldorado
Super & Deluxe
62
Windsor Powerpac
60 Century
Star Chief
Fireflite
Monterey & Montclair
Powerpack
Custom & Royal
Super 88
60
V8
88
Medalist & Custom w/Mercomatic
President & Sky Hawk
50 Super
Fairlane & Station Wagon
V8 Powerpack
Firedome
Medalist & Custom
Roadmaster
98
V8
Commander & Power Hawk Powerpack
860, 870, Safari
40 Special
Hornet V8
Windsor
Ambassador V8
75
V8
Coronet V8
Hornet Special V8
Ambassador Special V8
Optional V8 (Plaza & Savoy)
Crown Imperial
Commander & Power Hawk
Custom & Mainline
V8 w/Powerglide
V8
Hornet 6 Powerpack
Hornet 6
6
6
6
6 Powerpack
Statesman
Ambassador 6 Powerpack
Wasp Powerpack
Coronet 6
6
Ambassador 6
Wasp
Champion & Flight Hawk
4
340
275
285
320
225
225
260
260
210
260
215
275
225
280
290
310
202
285
240
210
285
305
240
285
250
255
227
255
225
205
218
240
285
280
230
215
195
255
200
200
230
210
255
240
285
185
205
220
220
225
220
285
187
188
190
190
180
280
170
173
170
162
175
165
140
137
120
131
130
145
130
131
125
135
120
101
52
4145
3360
3561
4030
2870
3038
3522
3541
2870
3605
3038
3915
3293
4110
4290
4590
3038
4289
3650
3210
4362
4685
3700
4430
3900
4000
3561
4005
3541
3293
3520
3879
4610
4565
3761
3536
3210
4200
3319
3325
3855
3522
4280
4047
4825
3140
3496
3790
3804
3900
3830
5050
3325
3435
3476
3476
3295
5145
3140
3278
3293
3192
3505
3505
3220
3156
2830
3170
3170
3570
3235
3295
3170
3570
3235
2835
1875
12.19117647
12.21818182
12.49473684
12.59375
12.75555556
13.50222222
13.54615385
13.61923077
13.66666667
13.86538462
14.13023256
14.23636364
14.63555556
14.67857143
14.79310345
14.80645161
15.03960396
15.04912281
15.20833333
15.28571429
15.30526316
15.36065574
15.41666667
15.54385965
15.6
15.68627451
15.68722467
15.70588235
15.73777778
16.06341463
16.14678899
16.1625
16.1754386
16.30357143
16.35217391
16.44651163
16.46153846
16.47058824
16.595
16.625
16.76086957
16.77142857
16.78431373
16.8625
16.92982456
16.97297297
17.05365854
17.22727273
17.29090909
17.33333333
17.40909091
17.71929825
17.78074866
18.2712766
18.29473684
18.29473684
18.30555556
18.375
18.47058824
18.94797688
19.37058824
19.7037037
20.02857143
21.24242424
23
23.03649635
23.58333333
24.19847328
24.38461538
24.62068966
24.88461538
25.15267176
25.36
26.44444444
26.95833333
28.06930693
36.05769231
0.082026538
0.081845238
0.080033698
0.079404467
0.078397213
0.074061883
0.073821692
0.073425586
0.073170732
0.072122053
0.070770244
0.070242656
0.068326754
0.068126521
0.067599068
0.067538126
0.066491113
0.066449056
0.065753425
0.065420561
0.065337001
0.065101387
0.064864865
0.064334086
0.064102564
0.06375
0.063746139
0.063670412
0.063541372
0.062253265
0.061931818
0.061871616
0.061822126
0.061336254
0.061153948
0.060803167
0.060747664
0.060714286
0.060259114
0.060150376
0.059662776
0.059625213
0.059579439
0.059303188
0.059067358
0.058917197
0.058638444
0.058047493
0.057833859
0.057692308
0.057441253
0.056435644
0.056240602
0.054730713
0.054660529
0.054660529
0.054628225
0.054421769
0.054140127
0.052776083
0.051624658
0.05075188
0.049928673
0.047075606
0.043478261
0.043409379
0.042402827
0.041324921
0.041009464
0.040616246
0.040185471
0.039757208
0.039432177
0.037815126
0.037094281
0.035626102
0.027733333
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