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1996 Chevrolet Corvette Base 2dr Coupe

1996 Chevrolet Corvette
Trim Info:
Rear Wheel Drive, 2 Door Coupe, Two Seater
17 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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Technical Specifications

Technical Data
Body Style:
2 Door Coupe
Drivetrain:
Rear Wheel Drive
EPA Classification:
Two Seater
Passenger Capacity:
2
Passenger Volume (ft³):
48.7
Base Curb Weight (lbs):
3307
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG):
17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG):
25
Engine Type:
Gas V8
Displacement:
5.7L/350
Fuel System:
SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM:
300 @ 5000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM:
340 @ 4000
Trans Description Cont.:
Automatic w/OD,
Suspension Type - Front:
Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear:
Independent 5-Link
Front Tire Size:
P255/45ZR17
Rear Tire Size:
P285/40ZR17
Spare Tire Size:
T155/70D17
Front Wheel Size (in):
17 x 8.5
Rear Wheel Size (in):
17 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material:
Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material:
Aluminum
Brake ABS System:
4-wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ):
Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ):
Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in):
11.9 x 0.79
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal):
20.0
Wheelbase (in):
96.2
Length, Overall (in):
178.5
Trunk Volume (ft³):
12.6
Advanced Technical Data
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs):
N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs):
N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs):
N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs):
N/A
Engine Order Code:
LT1
Trans Order Code:
MX0
Trans Type:
4
Trans Description Cont. Again:
Electronic
First Gear Ratio (:1):
3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1):
1.63
Third Gear Ratio (:1):
1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1):
0.70
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1):
0.74
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1):
0.49
Reverse Ratio (:1):
2.29
Clutch Size (in):
11.02
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1):
2.59
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary):
525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps):
140
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts):
9.4
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.):
w/Monoleaf Spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.):
w/Monoleaf Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm):
46 Gas
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm):
46 Gas
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in):
0.94
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in):
0.94
Front Tire Order Code:
WY5
Rear Tire Order Code:
WY5
Spare Tire Order Code:
N84
Spare Wheel Size (in):
17 x 4
Spare Wheel Material:
Steel
Steering Type:
Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall:
15.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering):
2.32
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft):
40.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft):
41.3
Brake Type:
Power
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in):
12.9 x 1.10
Front Head Room (in):
36.5
Front Leg Room (in):
42.0
Front Shoulder Room (in):
53.9
Front Hip Room (in):
49.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in):
70.7
Height, Overall (in):
46.3
Track Width, Front (in):
57.7
Track Width, Rear (in):
59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in):
4.2
Liftover Height (in):
35.4


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