Chevrolet Corvette/Convertible - 2015

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Overview

Model:

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray coupe and convertible

Body styles / driveline:

2-door hatchback coupe with removable roof panel or 2-door convertible; rear-wheel drive

Construction:

composite and carbon-fiber body panels, hydroformed aluminum frame with aluminum and magnesium structural and chassis components

Manufacturing location:

Bowling Green, Ky.

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Engine

 

LT1 6.2L V-8

Displacement (cu in / cc):

376 / 6162

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92

Block material:

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead valve, two valves per cylinder

Fuel delivery:

direct injection

Lubrication system:

wet sump (Stingray)
dry sump (Stingray with Z51)

Compression ratio:

11.5:1

Horsepower
(hp / kW @ rpm):

455 / 339 @ 6000 (SAE-certified)
460 / 343 (with available performance exhaust)

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

460 / 624 @ 4600 (SAE-certified)
465 / 630 (with available performance exhaust)

Max. engine speed (rpm):

6,600

Recommended fuel:

premium recommended, not required

EPA-estimated fuel economy (city / hwy):

17 / 29 (manual)
16 / 29 (automatic) 
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Transmissions

Type:

seven-speed manual with Active Rev Match

seven-speed manual with Active Rev Match w/Z51

eight-speed paddle-shift automatic

Gear ratios (:1)

 

 

 

     First:

2.66

2.97

4.56

     Second:

1.78

2.07

2.97

     Third:

1.30

1.43

2.08

     Fourth:

1.00

1.00

1.69

     Fifth:

0.74

0.71

1.27

     Sixth:

0.50

0.57

1.00

     Seventh:

0.42

0.48

0.85

     Eighth

N/A

N/A

0.65

     Reverse:

2.90

2.90

3.82

Final drive ratio:

3.42

3.42

2.41 std.
2.73 w/ Z51

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Chassis/Suspension

Front:

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

Rear:

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

Active handling:

Magnetic Selective Ride Control (avail. with Z51)

Traction control:

StabiliTrak electronic stability control

Steering type:

variable-ratio rack-and-pinion with electric power assist

Steering gear ratio:

12.0 to 16.4

Turns lock to lock

2.53

Turning circle, curb to curb
(ft / m):

37.7 / 11.5

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Brakes

Type:

front and rear power-assisted discs with four-piston fixed front and rear calipers (slotted rotors with Z51)

Rotor diameter (in / mm):

front: 12.6 / 320 (13.6 / 345 with Z51)
rear: 13.3 / 338

Rotor thickness (in / mm):

front: 1.18 / 30 (including Z51)
rear: 0.90 / 23

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Wheels/Tires

Wheel size:

front: 18-inch x 8.5-inch
rear: 19-inch x 10-inch
front: 19-inch x 8.5-inch (with Z51)
rear: 20-inch x 10-inch (with Z51)

Tires:

Michelin Pilot Super Sport run-flat
front: P245/40R18
rear: P285/35R19
front: P245/35R19(with Z51)
rear: P285/30R20(with Z51)

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Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm):

106.7 / 2710

Overall length (in / mm):

176.9 / 4493

Overall width (in / mm):

73.9 / 1877

Overall height (in / mm):

48.6 / 1235 (coupe)
48.6 / 1235 (convertible)

Track (in / mm):

63 / 1600 (front)
61.7 / 1567 (rear)

Curb weight (lb / kg):

3298 / 1499 (coupe)
3362 / 1529 (convertible)

Weight distribution
(% front / rear):

50 / 50

Interior

Seating capacity

2

Headroom (in / mm):

38 / 962

Leg room (in / mm):

43 / 1092

Shoulder room (in / mm):

55 / 1397

Hip room (in / mm):

54 / 1371

 

Capacities

Interior volume (cu ft / L):

52 / 1475

Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

Coupe: 15 / 425
Convertible: 10 / 283

Fuel capacity (gal / L):

18.5 / 70

Engine oil (qt / L):

7 / 6.6
9.75 / 9.2 (with Z51)

Engine cooling system
(qt / L):

11.3 / 10.7

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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