1959 Chevrolet Parkwood
The 4 door Chevrolet Parkwood Station wagon.

1959 Chevrolet Parkwood

A more conservative approach, with "jet smooth" lines, evident with the aircraft inspired side trim. Chevrolet changed much of the bodylines from the more wilder '59's. The Bel Air was again offered as the mid line just under the Impala and the Biscayne remained the lower level more affordable option. In 1959 Chevrolet offered new radical designs with the '59 Bel Air, Impala and Biscayne. The "batwing fins" and "cats-eye" taillights were just a few of the new designs. The Bel Air became the midrange series for '59. Production series total included about 447,000 produced. Of these, 188,623 were station wagons. The Parkwood and Kingswood Station wagons had the same trim as the Bel Air but their own model script. Plus, the Kinsgwood offered a power lift tailgate.

1959 Chevrolet Parkwood Production Numbers

Model Number Body/Style Number Body Type & Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Total Production
Parkwood/Kingswood Station Wagon Series 1500 - Six-Cyl
C 35 4 dr Parkwood - 6P $2,749 3,965 lbs Note 1
C 45 4 dr Kingswood - 9P $2,852 4,020 lbs Note 1
Parkwood/Kingswood Station Wagon Series 1600 - V-8
D 35 4 dr Parkwood - 6P $2,867 3,970 lbs Note 1
D 45 4 dr Kingswood - 9P $2,970 4,015 lbs Note 1
Notes: Production was recorded by body style only: 4dr Station Wagon = 188,623. Chevrolet did not offer a breakout of numbers by series, model or engine.

Chassis Data

Model Wheelbase Overall Length Width Height Front Tread Rear Tread Tires
Chevrolet 119 in 210.9 in 79.9 in 54-56 in 60 in 60 in 7.50 x 14
Chevrolet Station Wagon 119 in 210.9 in 79.9 in 56.3 in 60 in 60 in 8.00 x 14
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