2004 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible C6 US

The Corvette Convertible is a passenger car from Chevrolet, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style. The Chevrolet Corvette Convertible belongs to the C6 model family from Chevrolet. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 6 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 400 bhp (406 PS/298 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 543 N·m (400 lb·ft/55.4 kgm) at 4400 rpm. A 6 speed manual transmission supplies the power to the driven wheels. Stated weight at the kerb is 1492 kg. Its maximum speed stated is 300 km/h or 186 mph, manufacturer claimed fuel consumption is 19.8/9.1/13.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 310.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2004 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible C6 US information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
4435 mm
How heavy?
1492 kg
What size engine?
6 litre, 5970 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
406 PS / 400 bhp / 298 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
543 Nm / 400 ft.lb / 55.4 kgm @ 4400 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 5.2 s
How fast?
300 km/h, 186 mph
How economical?
19.8/9.1/13.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
310.0 CO2 g/km

Chevrolet C6 models

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 7011 cm3 512 PS 505 bhp 377 kW 1522 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW 1492 kg
Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 6162 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW 1492 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 6162 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW 1502 kg
Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Coupé -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 6162 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW 1502 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 6162 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 6162 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW 1459 kg
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW 1459 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 6162 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 6162 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW 1473 kg
Chevrolet Corvette Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW 1473 kg
Chevrolet Corvette Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 6162 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW
Chevrolet Corvette Z06 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 7011 cm3 512 PS 505 bhp 377 kW 1434 kg
Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 6162 cm3 647 PS 638 bhp 476 kW 1508 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 5970 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 1442 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6A 5970 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 1451 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 7011 cm3 512 PS 505 bhp 377 kW 1421 kg
Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Automatic -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5970 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 1451 kg
Chevrolet Corvette Z06 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 7011 cm3 512 PS 505 bhp 377 kW 350.0 CO2 1453 kg
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5970 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 1470 kg
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5970 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 1470 kg
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5970 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 1470 kg

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2004 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2685 mm 105.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1577 mm 62.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1542 mm 60.7 inches
Length 4435 mm 174.6 inches
Width 1844 mm 72.6 inches
Height 1246 mm 49.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1492 kg 3289 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 69 litres 15.2 UK Gal 18.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code LS2
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6 litre
5970 cc
(364.312 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 92 mm
4 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 406 PS (400 bhp) (298 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 67 bhp/litre
1.1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 543 Nm (400 ft·lb) (55.4 kgm)
at 4400 rpm
Specific torque 90.95 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast aluminium block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.9:1
Fuel system SFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1143 kPa (165.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 746.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 4 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 5.2 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 11.30 s
Standing quarter-mile 13.4 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 300 km/h (186 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 271.82 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
199.92 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
268.1 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.12 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5 kg/kW
8.36 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 19.8/9.1/13.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km19.8/9.1/13.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre5.1/11.0/7.7 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG14.3/31.0/21.7 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG11.9/25.8/18.1 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 310.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 301.60 g/km
VED band (UK) M
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.TL.
Rear suspension I.DW.TL.
Wheel size front 8½ x 18
Wheel size rear 10.0 x 19
Tyres front Goodyear Eagle F1 GS P245/40 ZR 18
Tyres rear Goodyear Eagle F1 GS P285/35 ZR 19
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 325 mm
Rear brake diameter 305 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.57
Final drive ratio 3.42
general
Carfolio.com ID131604
Production total
Model code
Model family C6
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2004 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible added 2005-07-16.
Last modified 2013-02-28.