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1957 Chevy 210 Wagon - Newman's Way

A '57 Wagon With A Corvette Skeleton

By Andrew Schear, Photography by Andrew Schear,
TECH SPECS
Owner(s)Paul and Michelle Newman
Vehicle'57 210 four-door wagon
Engine'97 LT-1 small-block, K&N air filtration, custom 3.5-inch oval dual exhaust, Magnaflow mufflers
Transmission'97 Borg-Warner T-56 6-speed manual transmission
SuspensionNewman Car Creations
Front'96 Corvette Grand Sport independent front suspension, Bilstein custom valved shocks, 13-inch C4 disc brakes, chassis modifications by Newman Car Creations, (805/226-9201)
RearComplete C4 suspension, 3.73:1 limited-slip, Bilstein custom valved shocks, 12-inch C4 disc brakes, chassis modifications by Newman Car Creations, (805/226-9201)
Wheels'96 Corvette Special Edition
Front17x8.5
Rear17x9.5
TiresMichelin Pilot Sport
Front245/45/17
Rear285/40/17
InteriorScat Pro Car Modified front buckets, original vinyl rear seating surfaces, OE door pads, Custom Rod Gauges, reduced size OE steering wheel by Steering Wheel Restorations
ExteriorCompletely stock, original lacquer paint and trim
Road Rage Performance Data
 Newman's '57'02 Z28 Camaro
60 foot2.29 seconds2.36 seconds
0-30 mph2.09 seconds2.32 seconds
0-60 mph5.90 seconds5.52 seconds
1/4 mile14.38 seconds at 98.08
mph
13.80 seconds at 106.65
mph
60-0 mph134.72 feet132.00 feet
200-foot
skidpad
.86 g's.80 g's
420-foot
slalom
45.03 mph40.90 mph
By Andrew Schear
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