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Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1

(1988 model)

Brief specs of 1988 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 5727 cm3 / 349.5 cu in / 349.5 cu in, 287.1 kW / 385.0 hp / 385.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 488.0 N·m / 359.9 lb·ft / 359.9 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 282 km/h / 175 mph / 175 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from1988
ModelCorvette ZR-1Issued until
SerieCorvetteNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS,BR,KR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4506 mm / 177.4 in / 177.4 inTotal (curb) weight1572 kg / 3466 lb / 3466 lb
Width1859 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1189 mm / 46.8 in / 46.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2443 mm / 96.2 in / 96.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1514 mm / 59.6 in / 59.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1577 mm / 62.1 in / 62.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity76 l / 16.7 UK gal / 20.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.84  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.88 m2 / 20.2 sq ft / 20.2 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 Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore99.0 mm / 3.90 in / 3.90 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.06
Fuel supplyRo fuel inj.Engine displacement5727 cm3 / 349.5 cu in / 349.5 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity715.88 cm3/cylinder / 43.686 cu in/cylinder / 43.686 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power287.1 kW / 385.0 hp / 385.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque488.0 N·m / 359.9 lb·ft / 359.9 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)117.3 kW / 157.3 hp / 157.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output50.1 kW/l / 1.102 bhp/cu in / 1.102 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque85.2 N·m/l / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.49
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.34

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed282 km/h / 175 mph / 175 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.90 s / 4.90 s / 4.90 sPower-to-weight ratio244.9 kW/ton / 185.6 bhp/ton / 185.6 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 circle12.6 m / 41.3 ft / 41.3 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1

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