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Chevrolet Corvette

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Chevrolet Corvette

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5666 cm3 / 345.8 cu in / 345.8 cu in, 261.0 kW / 350.0 hp / 350.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 509.0 N·m / 375.4 lb·ft / 375.4 lb·ft @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 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 from2001
ModelCorvetteIssued 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)4730 l / 167.04 cu ft / 167.04 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4566 mm / 179.8 in / 179.8 inTotal (curb) weight1187 kg / 2617 lb / 2617 lb
Width1869 mm / 73.6 in / 73.6 inDry weight
Height1212 mm / 47.7 in / 47.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2656 mm / 104.6 in / 104.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1572 mm / 61.9 in / 61.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1575 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inWeight distribution (front)51.9 % / 51.9 % / 51.9 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.93 m2 / 20.7 sq ft / 20.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeLS1Total number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerChevroletValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore99.0 mm / 3.90 in / 3.90 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.08
Fuel supplySePFiEngine displacement5666 cm3 / 345.8 cu in / 345.8 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity708.25 cm3/cylinder / 43.220 cu in/cylinder / 43.220 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio10.1 : 1
SumpMax. output power261.0 kW / 350.0 hp / 350.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque509.0 N·m / 375.4 lb·ft / 375.4 lb·ft at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)97.2 kW / 130.4 hp / 130.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output46.1 kW/l / 1.012 bhp/cu in / 1.012 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque89.8 N·m/l / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.5
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.42

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed282 km/h / 175 mph / 175 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.50 s / 4.50 s / 4.50 sPower-to-weight ratio328.6 kW/ton / 249.0 bhp/ton / 249.0 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
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.66Turning circle1.0 m / 3.3 ft / 3.3 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Leaf spring, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones,T Leaf spring, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front8.5 x 17Wheels rear9.5 x 18
Tyres frontGoodyear Eagle F1 GS P245/45 ZR 17Tyres rearGoodyear Eagle F1 GS P275/40 ZR 18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front320 mm / 12.6 in / 12.6 inBrake diameter rear320 mm / 12.6 in / 12.6 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Corvette

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