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Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, 5965 cm3 / 364.0 cu in / 364.0 cu in, 299.0 kW / 401.0 hp / 401.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 544.0 N·m / 401.2 lb·ft / 401.2 lb·ft, consumption 11.2 l/100km / 25.2 mpg-UK / 21.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from2005
ModelCorvette ConvertibleIssued until
SerieCorvetteNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)294 l / 10.38 cu ft / 10.38 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4880 l / 172.34 cu ft / 172.34 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4440 mm / 174.8 in / 174.8 inTotal (curb) weight1440 kg / 3175 lb / 3175 lb
Width1850 mm / 72.8 in / 72.8 inDry weight
Height1260 mm / 49.6 in / 49.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2810 mm / 110.6 in / 110.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity68 l / 15.0 UK gal / 18.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.58  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.98 m2 / 21.3 sq ft / 21.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore102.0 mm / 4.02 in / 4.02 in
FuelStroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.11
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement5965 cm3 / 364.0 cu in / 364.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity751.76 cm3/cylinder / 45.875 cu in/cylinder / 45.875 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power299.0 kW / 401.0 hp / 401.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque544.0 N·m / 401.2 lb·ft / 401.2 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)119.6 kW / 160.4 hp / 160.4 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output50.1 kW/l / 1.102 bhp/cu in / 1.102 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque91.2 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio281.9 kW/ton / 213.6 bhp/ton / 213.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)8.4 l/100km / 33.6 mpg-UK / 28.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)11.2 l/100km / 25.2 mpg-UK / 21.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range607 km / 377 mi / 377 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

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