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Chevrolet Corvette C5 Cabriolet

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Chevrolet Corvette C5 Cabriolet

2-door convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, 5664 cm3 / 345.6 cu in / 345.6 cu in, 261.0 kW / 350.0 hp / 350.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 485.0 N·m / 357.7 lb·ft / 357.7 lb·ft @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, consumption 14.0 l/100km / 20.2 mpg-UK / 16.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from2003
ModelCorvette C5 CabrioletIssued until
SerieCorvetteNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4730 l / 167.04 cu ft / 167.04 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4440 mm / 174.8 in / 174.8 inTotal (curb) weight1500 kg / 3307 lb / 3307 lb
Width1880 mm / 74.0 in / 74.0 inDry weight
Height1220 mm / 48.0 in / 48.0 inLoad capacity250 kg / 551 lb / 551 lb
Wheelbase2810 mm / 110.6 in / 110.6 inGross (max.) weight1750 kg / 3858 lb / 3858 lb
Track frontTowing weight2585 kg / 5699 lb / 5699 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity53 l / 11.7 UK gal / 14.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.58  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.95 m2 / 21.0 sq ft / 21.0 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 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 supplyInjectionEngine displacement5664 cm3 / 345.6 cu in / 345.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity708.19 cm3/cylinder / 43.216 cu in/cylinder / 43.216 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.1 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power261.0 kW / 350.0 hp / 350.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque485.0 N·m / 357.7 lb·ft / 357.7 lb·ft at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)114.3 kW / 153.3 hp / 153.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output46.1 kW/l / 1.013 bhp/cu in / 1.013 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque85.6 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) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.80 s / 4.80 s / 4.80 sPower-to-weight ratio236.6 kW/ton / 179.3 bhp/ton / 179.3 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)14.0 l/100km / 20.2 mpg-UK / 16.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions328 g/km / 527 g/mi / 527 g/mi (est.)
  Range379 km / 235 mi / 235 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontP195/50-R14Tyres rear33-4
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Corvette C5 Cabriolet

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