2012 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

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SPECIFICATIONS

Overview | Engine | Transmission | Chassis/Suspension | Brakes | Wheels/Tires | Dimensions | Capacities

Overview

Models:

Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Body styles / driveline:

Two-door hatchback coupe with fixed roof; rear-wheel drive

Construction:

Composite and carbon-fibre body panels, hydroformed aluminum frame with aluminum and magnesium structural and chassis components

Manufacturing location:

Bowling Green, Ky.


Engines

Type:

7.0L V-8 LS7
(LS7)

Displacement (cc / cu in):

7008 / 427

Bore & stroke (mm / in):

104.8 x 101.6 / 4.125 x 4

Block material:

Cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

Cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

Overhead valve, two valves per cylinder

Fuel delivery:

SFI (sequential fuel injection)

Compression ratio:

11.0:1

Horsepower
(hp / kW @ rpm):

505 / 377 @ 6300*

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

470 / 637 @ 4800*

Recommended fuel:

Premium required

EPA estimated fuel economy (city / hwy):

15 / 24 (manual)

Estimated fuel consumption:

 

Mi/imp.gal (city / hwy / combined)

man:
20 / 34 / 24

L/100km (city / hwy / combined)

man:
14.3 / 8.3 / 11.6


Transmission

 

Six-speed manual

Application:

std.

Gear ratios (:1):

 

     First:

2.66

     Second:

1.78

     Third:

1.30

     Fourth:

1.00

     Fifth:

0.74

     Sixth:

0.50

Reverse:

2.90

Final drive ratio:

3.42


Chassis / Suspension


Front:

Short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper and lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite leaf spring, monotube shock absorber; Magnetic Ride Control w/ Z07 pkg.

Rear:

Short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper and lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite leaf spring, monotube shock absorber; Magnetic Ride Control w/ Z07 pkg.

Traction control:

Electronic traction control; Active Handling


Brakes


Type:

Front and rear power-assisted disc with ABS with six-piston front and four-piston rear callipers, cross-drilled rotors; ceramic rotors w/ Z07 pkg. 

Rotor diameter x thickness (mm / in):

front:
355 x 32  / 14 x 1.3
rear:
340 x 26 / 13.4 x 1

Brake swept area (sq mm / in):

front:
1994 / 309
rear:
1735 / 269


Wheels / Tires


Wheel size:

Front and rear power-assisted disc with ABS with six-piston front and four-piston rear callipers, cross-drilled rotors; ceramic rotors w/ Z07 pkg. 

Tires:

front: 275/35ZR18 (std.); 285/30ZR19 (w/ Z07 pkg.)
rear: 325/30ZR19 (std.); 335/25ZR20 (w/ Z07 pkg.)


Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (mm / in):

2685 / 105.7

Overall length (mm / in):

4460 / 175.6

Overall width (mm / in):

1928 / 75.9

Overall height (mm / in):

1236 / 48.7

Curb weight (kg / lb):

1451  / 3199

Weight distribution (% front / rear):

50 / 50 (Z06)

 

Interior

Headroom (mm / in):

962  / 38

Legroom (mm / in):

1092  / 43

Shoulder room (mm / in):

1397  / 55

Hip room (mm / in):

1371 / 54


Capacities

Seating capacity

2

Interior volume (L / cu ft):

1475  / 52

Cargo volume (L / cu ft):

634  / 22

Fuel tank (L / imp.gal):

68.1 / 15.0

* SAE certified.

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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