Key facts

1995 Chevrolet Corvette LT1 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4534 mm
How heavy?
1544 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5733 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
304 PS / 300 bhp / 224 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
461 Nm / 340 ft.lb / 47 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 5.10 s
How fast?
259 km/h, 161 mph

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1995 Chevrolet Corvette LT1 technical specifications

Introduction

The Chevrolet Corvette LT1 is a coupé with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers its power to the rear wheels.
Power is produced by an overhead valve, 5.7 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 300 bhp (304 PS/224 kW) at 5000 rpm and 461 N·m (340 lb·ft/47 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively.
The engine powers the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox.
It weighs a quoted 1544 kg at the kerb.
Maximum quoted speed is 259 km/h, or 161 mph.
1995 Chevrolet Corvette LT1 data
1995 Chevrolet Corvette LT1 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2443 96.2
Track/tread (front) 1466 57.7
Track/tread (rear) 1501 59.1
Length 4534 178.5
Width 1796 70.7
Height 1176 46.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.86
Kerb weight 1544 kg 3404 lb
Weight distribution 52.10 % front
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LT1
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.7 litre
5733 cc
(349.849 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 88.4 mm
4 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
304 PS (300 bhp) (224 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
52.3 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
461 Nm (340 ft·lb) (47 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
80.41 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system GM fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1010.5 kPa (146.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 716.63 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 3.90 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 5.10 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 12.90 s
Standing quarter-mile 13.70 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 259 km/h (161 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 197 PS/g
144.89 kW/g
194.3 bhp/ton
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.9 kg/kW
11.53 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per 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 rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock 2.300
Turning circle 12.20 m
Front suspension I.DW.LS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.LatLi.TrailLi.LS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.49
Final drive ratio 3.45
general
Carfolio.com ID20746
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1995 Chevrolet Corvette LT1 added 1996-03-26.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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