2007 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible, 2008 MY C6 US

The Chevrolet Corvette Convertible is a 2 door convertible/cabriolet-bodied road car with a front located engine driving through the rear wheels. The Chevrolet Corvette Convertible belongs to the C6 model family from Chevrolet. Its 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 6.2 litres. It musters power and torque figures of 430 bhp (436 PS/321 kW) at 5900 rpm and 575 Nm (424 lbft/58.6 kgm) at 4600 rpm respectively. The power is supplied to the wheels through a 6 speed manual transmission. Stated kerb weight is 1473 kg.

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Key facts

2007 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible, 2008 MY C6 US information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
4435 mm
How heavy?
1473 kg
What size engine?
6.2 litre, 6162 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
436 PS / 430 bhp / 321 kW @ 5900 rpm
How much torque?
575 Nm / 424 ft.lb / 58.6 kgm @ 4600 rpm

Chevrolet C6 models

Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible Collectors Edition -
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 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW 1459 kg
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 6162 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 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 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 Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5970 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 310.0 CO2 1492 kg
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5970 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 1470 kg

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2007 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)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4435 mm 174.6 inches
Width 1844 mm 72.6 inches
Height 1244 mm 49 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1473 kg 3247 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68.1 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code LS3
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.2 litre
6162 cc
(376.028 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 103.25 × 92 mm
4.06 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
436 PS (430 bhp) (321 kW)
at 5900 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
69.8 bhp/litre
1.14 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
575 Nm (424 ft·lb) (58.6 kgm)
at 4600 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
93.31 Nm/litre
1.13 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast aluminium block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.7:1
Fuel system SFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1172.6 kPa (170.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 770.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 295.98 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
217.69 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
291.92 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.13 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.59 kg/kW
7.67 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8½ x 18
Wheel size rear 10.0 x 19
Tyres front Goodyear Eagle F1 SC P245/40 ZR 18
Tyres rear Goodyear Eagle F1 SC 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 0.5
Final drive ratio 3.42
general
Carfolio.com ID156233
Production total
Model code
Model family C6
RAC rating 52.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2007 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible added 2007-04-30.
Last modified 2013-02-28.