Section Two    

  Dimensions

  Serial Numbers
  Options & Colors
NCM Edition
Bowling Green
Kentucky
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1965 Corvette

This was the last year for fuel injection in Corvettes until the throttle body injection in 1982. Dramatic news was the mid year introduction of the "Big Block" a 396ci, 425hp engine with a special hood. Four wheel disc brakes were also introduced in 1965. The Mako Shark II, a pilot car for what would be the 1968 model, made its first appearance at the New York International Auto Show.



Wheelbase: 98" Track: 56.8" Front / 57.6" Rear Height: 49.8" Coupe
Length: 175.1" Width: 69.6" Curb Weight: 3,135 lbs.
Tire Size: 7.75x15" Fuel Tank: 20 gal. (36 opt) Plant: St. Louis, MO
Serial Numbers: 194375S100001 through 194375S123562
For convertibles, the fourth digit will be a 6


Corvette Options in 1965
 RPO 
Description
Quantity
MSRP
19437
Base Corvette Sport Coupe
8,186
$4,321.00
19467
Base Corvette Convertible
15,376
$4,106.00
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Genuine Leather Seats
2,128
80.70
A01
Soft Ray Tinted Glass, All Windows
8,752
16.15
A02
Soft Ray Tinted Glass, Windshield
7,624
10.80
A31
Power Windows
3,809
59.20
C07
Auxiliary Hardtop (Convertible)
7,787
236.75
C48
Heater/Defroster Delete
39
-100.00
C60
Air Conditioning
2,423
421.80
F40
Special Front and Rear Suspension
975
37.70
G81
Positraction Rear Axle
19,965
43.05
G91
Special Highway Axle Ratio 3.08:1
1,886
2.20
J50
Power Brakes
4,044
43.05
J61
Drum Brakes (Credit)
316
-64.50
K66
Transistor Ignition System
3,686
75.35
L75
327ci 300hp Engine
8,358
53.80
L76
327ci 365hp Engine
5,011
129.15
L78
396ci 425hp Engine
2,157
292.70
L79
327ci 350hp Engine
4,716
107.60
L84
327ci 375hp Engine - Fuel Injection
771
538.00
M20
4 Speed Manual Transmission
21,107
188.30
M35
Powerglide Automatic Transmission
2,021
199.10
N03
36 Gallon Fuel Tank (Coupe Only)
41
202.30
N11
Offroad Exhaust System
2,468
37.70
N14
Side Mount Exhaust System
759
134.50
N32
Teakwood Steering Wheel
2,259
48.45
N36
Telescopic Steering Column
3,917
43.05
N40
Power Steering
3,236
96.85
P48
Cast Aluminum Knock-Off Wheels
1,116
322.80
P91
Blackwall Tires 7.75x15 Nylon Cord
168
15.70
P92
Whitewall Tires 7.75x15 Rayon Cord
19,300
31.85
T01
Goldwall Tires 7.75x15 Nylon Cord
989
50.05
U69
AM/FM Radio
22,113
203.40
Z01
Comfort and Convenience Group
15,397
16.15


Colors Available in 1965
Code

Exterior

Quantity

Soft Top

Wheels

Interior

AA
Tuxedo Black
1,191
Bk/W/Bg
Black
Bk/G/M/R/S/Si/W
CC
Ermine White
2,216
Bk/W/Bg
Black
Bk/G/M/R/S/Si/W
FF
Nassau Blue
6,022
Bk/W/Bg
Black
Bk/B/W
GG
Glen Green
3,782
Bk/W/Bg
Black
Bk/G/S/W
MM
Milano Maroon
2,831
Bk/W/Bg
Black
Bk/R/M/S/W
QQ
Silver Pearl
2,522
Bk/W/Bg
Black
Bk/R/Si
UU
Rally Red
3,688
Bk/W/Bg
Black
Bk/R/W
XX
Goldwood Yellow
1,275
Bk/W/Bg
Black
Bk/W
B=Blue, Bk=Black, Bg=Beige, Db=Dark Blue, F=Fawn, G=Green,
M=Maroon, R=Red, S=Saddle, Si=Silver, W=White