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Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

(1966 model)

Brief specs of 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), 8-cylinder V engine, 6999 cm3 / 427.1 cu in / 427.1 cu in, 317.0 kW / 425.1 hp / 425.1 hp @ 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from1966
ModelCorvette StingrayIssued 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)
Passenger space (volume)4660 l / 164.57 cu ft / 164.57 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4460 mm / 175.6 in / 175.6 inTotal (curb) weight1463 kg / 3225 lb / 3225 lb
Width1780 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1280 mm / 50.4 in / 50.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2500 mm / 98.4 in / 98.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity76 l / 16.7 UK gal / 20.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.78  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.94 m2 / 20.8 sq ft / 20.8 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 valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
FuelStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement6999 cm3 / 427.1 cu in / 427.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power317.0 kW / 425.1 hp / 425.1 hp at 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)111.6 kW / 149.6 hp / 149.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output45.3 kW/l / 0.995 bhp/cu in / 0.995 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.80 s / 4.80 s / 4.80 sPower-to-weight ratio294.5 kW/ton / 223.1 bhp/ton / 223.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

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