1997 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe


1997 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

In Detail

type Series Production Car
built at Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA
price $ $ 39,995
engine V8
valvetrain OHV 2 Valves / Cyl
displacement 5666 cc / 345.8 in³
bore 99.0 mm / 3.89 in
stroke 92.0 mm / 3.62 in
compression 10.1:1
power 257.3 kw / 345.0 bhp @ 5600 rpm
specific output 60.89 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 235.49 bhp per tonne
torque 474.5 nm / 350.0 ft lbs @ 4400 rpm
redline 6000
body / frame Fibreglass / Unit Steel frame
driven wheels Front Engine / RWD
front tires F 245/45ZR-17
rear tires R 275/40ZR-18
front brakes Vented Discs w/ Vacuum Assist & ABS
rear brakes Vented Discs w/ Vacuum Assist & ABS
front wheels F 43.2 x 21.6 cm / 17.0 x 8.5 in
rear wheels R 45.7 x 24.1 cm / 18.0 x 9.5 in
steering Rack & Pinion w/ Variable Power Assist
curb weight 1465 kg / 3230 lbs
wheelbase 2654 mm / 104.5 in
front track 1575 mm / 62.0 in
rear track 1575 mm / 62.0 in
length 4564 mm / 179.7 in
width 1869 mm / 73.6 in
height 1212 mm / 47.7 in
transmission 6-Speed Manual
gear ratios 2.66:1, 1.78:1, 1.30:1, 1.00:1, 0.74:1, 0.50:1
final drive 3.42:1
top speed ~276.8 kph / 171.9 mph
0 – 60 mph ~4.8 seconds
0 – 100 mph ~11.5 seconds
0 – 1/4 mile ~13.3 seconds