McCulloch Supercharged Corvette 

  • built in USA
  • 1953
  • 117 HP 3.9L
  • 100 mph
 
The original supercharger ducts were still intact and Dave worked with the Oehrli family during the whole process.
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It was first owned by the president of Standard Oil before being purchased by Oehrli himself.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the McCulloch Supercharged Corvette

0-60mph

Supercharged Corvette
11.4 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Supercharged Corvette
100 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the McCulloch Supercharged Corvette

Number built

Supercharged Corvette
2 cars
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

Horsepower

Supercharged Corvette
117 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

In The News From around the web

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McCulloch Supercharged Corvette

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After GM rejected the idea, this car was then stripped of its supercharger, but all the pieces were retained.
This meant the intake tract had to run around the front of the engine into a new intake plenium that attached to the three carburetors.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand McCulloch
Year 1953
Number built 2 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 24.62 lb/hp
Maximum hp 117 HP
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,851 cc
Air compressor Supercharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8:1
Bore/stroke 3.56 in / 3.93 in

road tests

Top speed 100 mph
0-60mph 11.4 s

transmission

Drivetrain Wire Wheels
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 2 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,880 lb
Width 69.8 in
Height 51.5 in
Length 167.3 in
Front track width 57 in
Wheelbase 102 in
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