2009 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Coupé, 2010 MY C6 1YG07 US

This car has a 2 door coupé body style with a front located engine delivering its power to the rear wheels. The Corvette Grand Sport Coupé is part of Chevrolet's C6 series of cars. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 6.2 litre naturally aspirated dry-sumped 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 436 bhp (442 PS/325 kW) at 5900 rpm and 580 N·m (428 lb·ft/59.1 kgm) at 4600 rpm respectively. It features dry sump-type lubrication. The engine powers the wheels via a 6 speed manual transmission. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1502 kg.

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Key facts

2009 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Coupé, 2010 MY C6 1YG07 US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4460 mm
How heavy?
1502 kg
What size engine?
6.2 litre, 6162 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
442 PS / 436 bhp / 325 kW @ 5900 rpm
How much torque?
580 Nm / 428 ft.lb / 59.1 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
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
Chevrolet Corvette Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 6162 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW 1473 kg
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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2009 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Coupé data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2685 mm 105.7 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4460 mm 175.6 inches
Width 1928 mm 75.9 inches
Height 1237 mm 48.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 1502 kg 3311 lb
Weight distribution 51 % front
fuel tank capacity 68.2 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 442 PS (436 bhp) (325 kW)
at 5900 rpm
Specific output 70.8 bhp/litre
1.16 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 580 Nm (428 ft·lb) (59.1 kgm)
at 4600 rpm
Specific torque 94.13 Nm/litre
1.14 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast aluminium block & head
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 10.7:1
Fuel system SFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1182.8 kPa (171.6 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 294.31 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
216.46 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
290.28 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.13 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.62 kg/kW
7.72 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 9½ x 18
Wheel size rear 12 x 19
Tyres front P275/35 ZR 18
Tyres rear P325/30 ZR 19
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 355 mm
Rear brake diameter 340 mm
Braked area 3729 cm2
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.56
Final drive ratio 3.42
general
Carfolio.com ID203522
Production total
Model code 1YG07
Model family C6
RAC rating 52.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2009 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Coupé added 2009-09-15.
Last modified 2013-02-28.