Key facts

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 454, 1971 MY 19437 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4636 mm
How heavy?
1593 kg
What size engine?
7.4 litre, 7446 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
370 PS / 365 bhp / 272 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
630 Nm / 465 ft.lb / 64.2 kgm @ 3200 rpm

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1971 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 454 technical specifications

Introduction

The Corvette Stingray 454 is a rear wheel drive coupé motor car with a front located engine, produced by Chevrolet.
Powering the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 454 is an overhead valve, 7.4 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 365 bhp (370 PS/272 kW) at 4800 rpm and 630 N·m (465 lb·ft/64.2 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively.
The engine drives the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission.
The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 454 weighs a quoted 1593 kg at the kerb.
1971 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 454 data
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 454, 1971 MY 19437 data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2489 98
Track/tread (front) 1491 58.7
Track/tread (rear) 1509 59.4
Length 4636 182.5
Width 1753 69
Height 1214 47.8
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.86
Kerb weight 1593 kg 3512 lb
Weight distribution
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 LS5
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7.4 litre
7446 cc
(454.383 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 108 × 101.6 mm
4.25 × 4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.06
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 370 PS (365 bhp) (272 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output 49 bhp/litre
0.8 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 630 Nm (465 ft·lb) (64.2 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque 84.61 Nm/litre
1.02 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 7041205 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1063.2 kPa (154.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 930.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 232.31 PS/g
170.86 kW/g
229.13 bhp/ton
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.85 kg/kW
9.78 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 recirculating ball
turns lock-to-lock 2.900
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8.0 x 15
Wheel size rear 8.0 x 15
Tyres front F70-15
Tyres rear F70-15
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi
Front brake diameter 298 mm
Rear brake diameter 298 mm
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID268378
Production total
Model code 19437
Model family
RAC rating 57.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1971 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 454 added 2012-04-07.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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