Overview

Models:

2005 Chevrolet Corvette

Body style / driveline:

two-door hatchback coupe,rear-drive, front-engine

Construction:

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

Manufacturing location:

Bowling Green, Kentucky


Engine

6.0L LS2 V-8

Displacement (liters/cu in/cc):

6.0 / 364 / 5970

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

4 x 3.62 / 101.6 x 92

Block material:

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

OHV, 2 valves per cylinder

Fuel delivery:

SFI (sequential fuel injection)

Compression ratio:

10.9:1

Horsepower:

(hp / kw @ rpm): 400 / 298 @ 6000

Torque (lb-ft @ rpm):

400 @ 4400

Recommended fuel:

93 octane recommended, not required

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

6500

Estimated fuel economy
(mpg city / hwy / combined):

19 / 28 / 23 (man) & 18 / 25 / 21 (auto)


Transmissions

Hydra-Matic 4L65-E

Tremec T56 6-speed manual

Tremec T56 6-speed manual, w/ optional Z51 Sport Package

Type:

four-speed automatic, with Performance Algorithm Shifting

6-speed manual

6-speed manual

Gear ratios (:1):

First:

3.06

2.66

2.97

Second:

1.63

1.78

2.07

Third:

1.00

1.30

1.43

Fourth:

0.70

1.00

1.00

Fifth:

--

0.74

0.71

Sixth:

--

0.50

0.57

Reverse:

2.29

2.90

3.28

Final drive ratio:

std: 2.73; opt: 3.15

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

Traction control:

electronic traction control, active handling

Steering type:

speed sensitive, magnetic power-assisted rack-and-pinion

Steering ratio:

16.1:1

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

TBD

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

39 / 12


Brakes

Type:

power-assisted disc with ABS, front and rear

Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm):

front: 12.8 x 1.26 / 325 x 32;
rear: 12.0 x 1 / 305 x 26

Z51 Performance Suspension:
front: 13.4 x 1.26 / 340 x 32
rear: 13.0 x 1 / 330 x 26


Wheels/Tires

Std & Magnetic Selective Ride Control

Z51 Sport Package

Wheel size:

front: 18 x 8.5; rear: 19 x 10

front: 18 x 8.5; rear: 19 x 10

Tires:

Goodyear Eagle F1 GS
Extended Mobility
front: P245/40ZR-18
rear: P285/35ZR-19

Goodyear Eagle F1 SC
Extended Mobility
Asymmetric Tread
front: P245/40ZR-18
rear: P285/35ZR-19


Dimensions (Exterior)

Wheelbase (in / mm):

105.7 / 2686

Overall length (in / mm):

174.6 / 4435

Overall width (in / mm):

72.6 / 1844

Overall height (in / mm):

49.1/ 1246

Track (in / mm):

front: 62.1 / 1577
rear: 60.7 / 1542

Curb weight (lb / kg):

est. 3245 / 1470

Weight distribution (% front / rear):

51 / 49


Dimensions (Interior)

Seating capacity (front / rear):

2 / 0

Interior Volume (cu ft / L)

52.1 / 1475

Head room (in / mm):

37.9 / 962

Leg room (in / mm):

43 / 1093

Shoulder room (in / mm):

55.2 / 1403

Hip room (in / mm):

53.7 / 1363


Capacities

Cargo volume (hatchback area) (cu ft / L):

22.4 / 634

Fuel tank (gal / L):

18.0 / 68.1

Engine oil (qt / L):

5.5 / 5.2

 
Tommy Ledberg