1955 Chevrolet C1 Corvette

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Rank: #14

Class: Tame Cars

0-60 Time: 8.7 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars are lined up from fastest to slowest by their 0 to 60 times. We bring you this list of Tame Cars based on the best estimates from trusted sources, including Car & Driver, Motor Trend, Road & Track and more.

Ranked at #14, the 1955 Chevrolet C1 Corvette races 0-60 mph in 8.7 seconds. Sports cars that fall within this range of acceleration are categorized as Tame Cars.

It falls behind the #13 ranked 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe LT by 0.1 seconds and pulls ahead of the #15 ranked 2014 Chevrolet Impala LT by just hundredths of a second.

Before getting in the driver's seat of one of these cars and punching the gas, you should know where you stand. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1955 Chevrolet C1 Corvette vs. 2014 Chevrolet Impala LT, you would WIN by just hundredths of a second!

If you are thinking about going head to head with another Chevrolet, make sure you know your competition. Find out where your car ranks against the top 10 fastest cars from 1955.

Vehicle information

Year: 1955

Make: Chevrolet

Model: C1 Corvette

Engine: V-8

Horsepower: 195

Torque: 260


Curb Weight: 2880

City MPG:

Highway MPG:

MSRP: $2,901

Performance statistics


Class: Tame Cars

Rank: #184

Best 0-60 Time: 8.7 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 16.5 seconds

@ speed: 1000.0 mph

Best Top Speed: 117.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.0 G

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