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Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 5.7i V8 (355 HP)

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 5.7i V8 (355 HP)

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5665 cm3 / 345.7 cu in / 345.7 cu in, 260.0 kW / 348.7 hp / 348.7 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 474.0 N·m / 349.6 lb·ft / 349.6 lb·ft @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from1999
ModelCorvette Convertible 5.7i V8 (355 HP)Issued until0
SerieCorvetteNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designationYY
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS,BR,KR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformYYNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4564 mm / 179.7 in / 179.7 inTotal (curb) weight1550 kg / 3417 lb / 3417 lb
Width1869 mm / 73.6 in / 73.6 inDry weight
Height1215 mm / 47.8 in / 47.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2654 mm / 104.5 in / 104.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1575 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1577 mm / 62.1 in / 62.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance90 mm / 3.5 in / 3.5 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7196684250188  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.93 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 Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves 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 ratio1.0760869565217
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement5665 cm3 / 345.7 cu in / 345.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity708.19 cm3/cylinder / 43.216 cu in/cylinder / 43.216 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio10.1 : 1
SumpMax. output power260.0 kW / 348.7 hp / 348.7 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque474.0 N·m / 349.6 lb·ft / 349.6 lb·ft at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)104.0 kW / 139.5 hp / 139.5 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output45.9 kW/l / 1.009 bhp/cu in / 1.009 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque83.7 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 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 ratio
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 front245/45 -275/40 R18Tyres rear245/45 -275/40 R18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 5.7i V8 (355 HP)

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