2013 Chevrolet Corvette / Corvette Grand Sport

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SPECIFICATIONS

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

Overview

Models:

Chevrolet Corvette Coupe and Convertible ; Grand Sport Coupe and Convertible

Body styles / driveline:

Two-door hatchback coupe with removable roof or convertible; rear-wheel drive

Construction:

Composite body panels, hydroformed steel frame with aluminum and magnesium structural and chassis components

Manufacturing location:

Bowling Green, Ky.


Engine

 

6.2L V-8
(LS3)

Displacement (cc / cu in):

6162 / 376

Bore & stroke (mm / in):

103.25 x 92 / 4.06 x 3.62

Block material:

Cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

Cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

Overhead valve, two valves per cylinder

Fuel delivery:

SFI (sequential fuel injection)

Lubrication system

Wet sump (Corvette and Grand Sport with automatic)
dry sump (Grand Sport coupe with manual)

Compression ratio:

10.7:1

Horsepower
(hp / kW @ rpm):

430 / 321 @ 5900 w/ std. exhaust *
436 / 325 @ 5900 w/ opt. exhaust*

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

424 / 575 @ 4600 w/ std. exhaust*
428 / 580 @ 4600 w/ opt. exhaust*

Recommended fuel:

Premium recommended, not required

Estimated fuel consumption:

 

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

auto:
20 / 33 / 24
man.:
22 / 37 / 27

L/100km (city / hwy / combined)

auto:
14.2 / 8.5 / 11.6
man.:
12.9 / 7.7 / 10.6

 

* SAE certified.


Transmission

 

six-speed manual

six-speed manual (Grand Sport)

six-speed paddle-shift automatic

Gear ratios (:1):

 

 

 

   First:

2.66

2.97

4.03

   Second:

1.78

2.07

2.36

   Third:

1.30

1.43

1.53

   Fourth:

1.00

1.00

1.15

   Fifth:

0.74

0.74

0.85

   Sixth:

0.50

0.50

0.67

Reverse:

2.90

2.90

3.06

Final drive ratio:

3.42

3.42

2.56
2.73 (Grand Sport)


Chassis / Suspension

 

Corvette

Corvette Grand Sport

Front:

Short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper and lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite leaf spring, monotube shock absorber

Short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper and lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite leaf spring, monotube shock absorber

Rear:

Short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper and lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite leaf spring, monotube shock absorber

Short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper and lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite leaf spring, monotube shock absorber

Traction control:

Electronic traction control; Active Handling

Electronic traction control; Active Handling


Brakes

 

Corvette

Corvette Grand Sport

Type:

Front and rear power-assisted disc with ABS

Front and rear power-assisted disc with ABS with six-piston front and four-piston rear callipers, cross-drilled rotors

Rotor diameter x thickness (mm / in):

front:
325 x 32 / 12.8 x 1.26 (std.)
340 x 32 / 13.4 x 1.26 (w/ Magnetic Ride Control)
rear:
305 x 26 / 12 x 1 (std.)
330 x 26 / 13 x 1 (w/ Magnetic Ride Control)

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

Brake swept area (sq mm / in):

front:
1768 / 274
rear:
1290 / 200

front:
1994 / 309
rear:
1735 / 269


Wheels / Tires

 

Corvette

Corvette Grand Sport

Wheel size:

front:
18-inch x 8.5-inch
rear:
19-inch x 10-inch

front:
18-inch x 9.5-inch
rear:
19-inch x 12-inch

Tires (front):

P245/40ZR18 Goodyear Eagle F1 run flat

P275/35ZR18 Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar run flat (std.)
P275/35ZR18 Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar GEN2 run flat (avail.)

Tires (rear):

P285/35ZR19 Goodyear Eagle F1 run flat

P325/30ZR19 Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar run flat (std.)
P325/30ZR19 Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar GEN2 run flat (avail.)


Dimensions

Exterior

 

Corvette

Corvette Grand Sport

Wheelbase (mm / in):

2685 / 105.7

2685 / 105.7

Overall length (mm / in):

4435 / 174.6

4460 / 175.6

Overall width (mm / in):

1844 / 72.6

1928 / 75.9

Overall height (mm / in):

1244 / 49

1236 / 48.7

Curb weight (kg / lb):

1455 / 3208 (coupe)
1461 / 3221 (convertible)

1502 / 3311 (coupe)
1492 / 3289 (convertible)

Weight distribution (% front / rear):

51 / 49

51 / 49

 

Interior

 

Corvette

Corvette Grand Sport

Headroom (mm / in):

962 / 38

962 / 38

Leg room (mm / in):

1092 / 43

1092 / 43

Shoulder room (mm / in):

1397 / 55

1397 / 55

Hip room (mm / in):

1371 / 54

1371 / 54


Capacities

 

Corvette

Corvette Grand Sport

Seating capacity

2

2

Interior volume (L / cu ft):

1475 / 52

52 / 1475

Wheelbase (mm / in):

Coupe:
634 / 22
Convertible:
295 / 11 (top up);
212 / 7.5 (top down)

Coupe:
634 / 22
Convertible
295 / 11 (top up);
212 / 7.5 (top down)

Overall length (mm / in):

68.1 / 15

68.1 / 15

 

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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