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2002 Chevrolet Corvette Specifications

Overview

Model:

Chevrolet Corvette: Coupe, Convertible, Z06 (hardtop)

Body Style/ driveline/ configuration:

Two-door hatchback coupe, convertible and fixed-roof coupe, rear-drive, front-engine

Body Style/ driveline/ configuration:

Two-door hatchback coupe, convertible and fixed-roof coupe, rear-drive, front-engine

Body material:

Composite

EPA Vehicle Class

Two seater

Manufacturing facility:

Bowling Green, Kentucky

Key competitors:

Audi TT, BMW Z3, Dodge Viper, Porsche Boxster and Boxster S, Porsche 911


Engines

 

5.7L (LS1) V8

5.7L (LS6) V8

Application:

STD on Coupe, Convertible

STD on Z06

Type:

5.7-liter OHV

5.7-liter OHV

Block material:

Cast aluminum
350 / 5665

Displacement (cu in/cc):
350 / 5665

Bore x stroke (in/mm)

3.90 x 3.62 / 99.0 x 92.0

3.90 x 3.62 / 99.0 x 92.0

Cylinder head material:

Cast aluminum

Cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

Overhead valve, two valves per cylinder

Overhead valve, two valves per cylinder

Fuel Delivery:

SFI

SFI

Compression ratio:

10.1:1

10.5:1

Horsepower/ kilowatts:

350 / 261 @ 5600

405 / 302 @ 6000 rpm

Torque (lb-ft/Nm):

375 / 508 @4400 (manual)
360 / 489 @4000 (automatic)

400 / 542 @ 4800 rpm

Recommended Fuel:

93 octane

93 octane

Maximum Engine Speed:

6000 rpm

6500 rpm

Emission control system:

Catalytic converter AIR
4-speed automatic

Catalytic converter AIR
6-speed manual

EPA estimated fuel economy:

5.7L V8 LS1
(mpg city/hwy/comb)

19/28/23 (manual transmission on coupe and convertible).
18/25/21 (automatic transmission on coupe and convertible)

5.7L V8 LS6
(mpg city/hwy/comb)

19/28/23 (manual transmission Z06)


Transmissions

 

4-speed
Automatic

6-speed
Manual

6-speed
Manual

Application:

Std. on coupe and conv.

Opt. on coupe

Std. on Z06

1st gear

3.06

2.66

2.97

2nd gear

1.63

1.78

2.07

3rd gear

1.00

1.30

1.43

4th gear

.70

1.00

1.00

5th gear

--

.74

.84

6th gear

--

.50

.56

Reverse

2.29

2.90

3.28

Final Drive

2.73 (Std.)/
3.15 (Opt.)

3.42

3.42


Chassis / Suspension

Front:

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

Stabilizer Bar diameter (mm/in):

Std - 19.1 / .75
F45 - 19.1 / .75
Z51 - 21.7 / .85
FE4 - 21.7 / .85

Traction Control:

Electronic Traction Control, Active Handling

Steering type:

Speed sensitive power-assisted rack-and-pinion

Steering ratio:

16.1:1

Turns lock-to-lock:

2.66

Turning circle (feet/meters):

40.2 / 12.1


Brakes

Type:

Power-assisted disc with ABS, front and rear

Front:

12.6 x 1.26-inch (325 x 32-mm)

Rear:

11.8 x 1.0-inch (305 x 26-mm)

Swept Area:

Front-263 sq. in., 1696 sq. cm
Rear-158 sq. in., 1018 sq. cm


Wheels / Tires

 

Coupe and Convertible

Z06

Wheels

Front-17 X 8.5
Rear-18 X 9.5
Cast Aluminum (Std) Forged Aluminum, High Polish (Opt.)

17 X 9.5
18 X 10.5
Cast Spun Aluminum

Tires

Goodyear Eagle F1 GS, extended mobility
Front-P245/45ZR-17
Rear-P275/40ZR-18

Goodyear Eagle F1 SC, Asymmetric Tread
P265/40ZR-17
P295/35ZR-18


Dimensions: Exterior

 

Coupe

Convertible

Z06

Wheelbase (in/mm):

104.5 / 2655.5

104.5 / 2655.5

104.5 / 2655.5

Overall length (in/mm):

179.7 / 4565.6

179.7 / 4565.5

179.7 / 4565.5

Width (in/mm):

73.6 / 1869.4

73.6 / 1869.4

73.6 / 1869.4

Height (in/mm):

47.7/ 1211.5

47.8 / 1214.7

47.7 / 1211.5

Front track (in/mm):

61.9 / 1572.3

61.9 / 1572.3

62.4 / 1584.5

Rear track (in/mm):

62.0 / 1574.5

62.0 / 1574.5

62.6 / 1589.5

Curb weight (lbs/kg):

3246 / 1458

3248 / 1456

3118 / 1414

Weight distribution (f/r):

51 / 49

51 / 49

53 / 47


Dimensions: Interior

 

Coupe

Convertible

Z06

Seating capacity:

2

2

2

Head room, front (in/mm):

37.9 / 963

37.9 / 963

37.8 / 960

Leg room, front (in/mm):

42.7 / 1085

42.7 / 1085

42.7 / 1085

Shoulder room, front (in/mm):

55.3 / 1405

55.3 / 1405

55.3 / 1405

Hip room, front (in/mm):

54.2 / 1377

54.2 / 1377

54.2 / 1377


Capacities

Cargo volume (cu ft/liters)

24.8/702 (coupe); 13.9/394 (convertible); 13.3/377 (Z06)

Fuel tank capacity (gals/liters)

18.5 / 70.0

Engine oil w/filter (qts/liters)

6.5 / 6.15

Engine coolant (qts/liters)

11.5 / 10.9 (automatic) 11.8 / 11.2 (manual)