1963 Oldsmobile Starfire

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Starfire Specifications

 
1963 Oldsmobile Starfire

In 1963 the Starfire received a few styling changes including a squared off roofline and was powered by the Starfire V8 engine and also equipped with power steering, power brakes and tons of other options.

Standard Equipment on the 1963 Oldsmobile Starfire included:

  • Hydra-Matic Drive
  • Roto-Matic Power Steering
  • pedal Ease Power Brakes
  • Power Windows
  • 2-Way Power Seat (optional on Coupe)
  • Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats
  • Sport Console
  • Tachometer
  • Electric Clock
  • Windshiel Washer
  • 8.00 x 14 - inch tires (Coupe)
  • 8.50 x 14 - inch tires (Convertible)

Additional info: Brakes, self-adjusting; 191.7 square inches lining area • Frame, Guard-Beam with torque-box construction· Front Suspension, coil spring; Pivot-Poise with counter dive. Rear Suspension, coil spring; 4-Link Twin-Triangle Stability. Turning Diameter, 42.8 feet· Rear axle, 3.42-to-1 ratio (1963 Hydra-Matic); semi-floating; hypoid gears.

 General Specifications:   STARFIRE, Ultra High Compression V-8                                      

 *Wheelbase…….……………………….123 ‘’

*Overall length………………………. ….. 214.4 ‘’

*Overall width………………………….77.9’’                                                 

* Overall Height…………………… ….55.9’’                                               

 * Tread, Front ……………………..  …62.2’’                                               

* Tread, Rear…………………………..61.0’’         

Shipping Weight (convertible)……4492 lbs

Turning Diameter………………….. 42.8 ‘’

*  Trunk Capacity …………………17.1 cu. ft.

*  Tires, Convertible……………  9.00 X 14 inch

*   Standard Axle Ratio…………….  3.42 to 1

     ENGINE:  

* HORSEPOWER……………………….345 @ 4600 RPM.

* TORQUE, LB-FT ……………………  440 @ 3200 RPM

* BORE & STROKE…………………4 1/8 x 3 11/16 INCH

* DISPLACEMENT, Cubic Inches……………………..394

* COMPRESSION RATIO………………………  10.5 to 1

* CARBURATOR…(4 barrel, Rochester) ……MULTI-JET

* FUEL TANK CAPACITY (premium) ……..  21 Gallons

* COOLING CAPACITY ……………………….20.25 QTS

* GAS MILEAGE ……………16 MPG Highway & 11 City