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2dr Coupe


Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.02
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.26
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 24.8

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.2
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.5


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110


Engine Order Code LS1
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 5.7L/350
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 340 @ 5600
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 350 @ 4400

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) 36.8
Track Width, Front (in) 62.03
Height, Overall (in) 47.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6
Length, Overall (in) 179.7
Wheelbase (in) 104.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 1.44
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.1

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.2
Passenger Capacity 2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 51.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.8


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25


Steering Type Power Speed Sensitive
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 41.3


Body Style 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Corvette


Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) SLA Aluminum
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 5-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.85
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 45


Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P245/45ZR17
Rear Tire Size P275/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size


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


Clutch Size (in) 11.69
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.90
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code MX0
Trans Order Code MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.73
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.42
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.50
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) 2.66
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 4


EPA Classification Two Seater

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3307


Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)

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