Chevrolet Corvette/Convertible - 2009

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Overview

Models:

Chevrolet Corvette Coupe, Convertible and Z06

Body styles / driveline:

two-door hatchback coupe with removable roof; rear-wheel drive (Coupe and Convertible)

two-door hatchback coupe with fixed roof; rear-wheel drive (Z06)

Construction:

composite body panels, hydroformed steel frame with aluminum and magnesium structural and chassis components (coupe);

composite and carbon-fiber body panels, hydroformed aluminum frame with aluminum and magnesium structural and chassis components (Z06)

Manufacturing location:

Bowling Green, Ky.

Engines


6.2L V-8 LS3

7.0L V-8 LS7 (Z06)

Displacement (cu in / cc):

376 / 6162

427.6 / 7008

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92

4.125 x 4 / 104.8 x 101.6

Block material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead valve, two valves per cylinder

overhead valve, two valves per cylinder

Fuel delivery:

SFI (sequential fuel injection)

SFI (sequential fuel injection)

Compression ratio:

10.7:1

11:1

Horsepower

(hp / kW @ rpm):

430 / 321 @ 5900* w/ std. exhaust

436 / 325 @ 5900* w/ opt. exhaust

505 / 377 @ 6300*

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

424 / 575 @ 4600* w/ std. exhaust

428 / 580 @ 4600* w/ opt. exhaust

470 / 637 @ 4800*

Recommended fuel:

premium recommended but not required

premium required

EPA estimated fuel economy (city / hwy):

15 / 25 (automatic)

16 / 26 (manual)

15 / 24 (manual)

Transmissions


six-speed manual;

Base and Z06

six-speed manual, w/ opt. Z51 Performance Package

six-speed paddle-shift automatic

Application:

std

opt

opt

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

0.71

0.85

Sixth:

0.50

0.57

0.67

Reverse:

2.90

3.28

3.06

Final drive ratio:

3.42

3.42

2.56

Chassis / Suspension

 

Coupe and Convertible

Z06

Front:

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

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

Rear:

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

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

Traction control:

electronic traction control; Active Handling

electronic traction control; Active Handling

Brakes


Coupe and Convertible

Z06

Type:

front and rear power-assisted disc with ABS; cross-drilled rotors with Z51 package and Magnetic Ride Control

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

Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm):

front: 12.8 x 1.26 / 325 x 32

rear: 12 x 1 / 305 x 26;

Z51 Performance Package:

front: 13.4 x 1.26 / 340 x 32

rear: 13 x 1 / 330 x 26

front: 14 x 1.3 / 355 x 32

rear: 13.4 x 1 / 340 x 26

Wheels & Tires

 

 

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:

Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar (w/Z51)

Extended Mobility

front: P245/40ZR18

rear: P285/35ZR19

Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar Extended Mobility

front: P275/35ZR18

rear: P325/30ZR19

Dimensions


Coupe and Convertible

Z06

Wheelbase (in / mm):

105.7 / 2685

105.7 / 2685

Overall length (in / mm):

174.6 / 4435

175.6 / 4460

Overall width (in / mm):

72.6 / 1844

75.9 / 1928

Overall height (in / mm):

49 / 1244

49 / 1244

Curb weight (lb / kg):

Coupe: 3217 / 1459

Conv.: 3222 / 1461

3180 / 1442

Interior

 

Seating capacity

2

Interior volume (cu ft / L):

52 / 1475 (all models)

Headroom (in / mm):

38 / 962 (all models)

Legroom (in / mm):

43 / 1092 (all models)

Shoulder room (in / mm):

55 / 1397 (all models)

Hip room (in / mm):

54 / 1371 (all models)

Capacities

Cargo volume

(cu ft / L):

Coupe and Z06: 22 / 634

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

Fuel tank (gal / L):

18 / 68.1

Engine oil (qt / L):

Coupe and Convertible: 5.5 / 5.2

Z06: 10.5 / 9.9

* SAE certified.

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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