Specs

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2dr Coupe

Brakes

Brake Type Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 0.79
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.9 x 1.10
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.6

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.4
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140

Engine

Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 5.7L/350
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 330 @ 5800
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 340 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 340 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LT4
Engine Order Code LT1

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) 35.4
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7
Height, Overall (in) 46.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.7
Length, Overall (in) 178.5
Wheelbase (in) 96.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9
Front Hip Room (in) 49.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 48.7
Front Head Room (in) 36.5
Passenger Capacity 2

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25

Steering

Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 41.3
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.32
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.7

Summary

Vehicle Name Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style 2 Door Coupe

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Monoleaf Spring
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46 Gas
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 Gas
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Monoleaf Spring

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code WY5
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code WY5
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code N84
Front Tire Size P275/40ZR17
Front Tire Size P255/45ZR17
Rear Tire Size P315/35ZR17
Rear Tire Size P285/40ZR17
Spare Tire Size
Spare Tire Size T155/70D17

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A

Transmission

Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.59
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.45
Clutch Size (in)
Clutch Size (in) 11.02
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.42
Trans Type 4
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code MX0
Trans Order Code MN6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.49
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.78
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.64
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,

Vehicle

EPA Classification Two Seater

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3307

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 9.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 9.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 4
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Spare Wheel Material Steel

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