1967 Chevrolet Corvette L79, 1968 MY 19400 19437

The Corvette L79 is a motor vehicle from Chevrolet, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 2 door coupé body style. The Chevrolet Corvette L79 is one of the 19400 range of cars from Chevrolet. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 5.4 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 350 bhp (355 PS/261 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 488 N·m (360 lb·ft/49.8 kgm) at 3600 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission. Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1459 kg.

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1967 Chevrolet Corvette L79, 1968 MY 19400 19437 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4626 mm
How heavy?
1459 kg
What size engine?
5.4 litre, 5354 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
355 PS / 350 bhp / 261 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
488 Nm / 360 ft.lb / 49.8 kgm @ 3600 rpm

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1512 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1529 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 1629 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 1606 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1608 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 1632 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1634 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 1538 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7446 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW 1628 kg

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1967 Chevrolet Corvette L79 data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2489 mm 98 inches
Track/tread (front) 1480 mm 58.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1499 mm 59 inches
Length 4626 mm 182.1 inches
Width 1759 mm 69.3 inches
Height 1213 mm 47.8 inches
Ground clearance 124 mm 4.9 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.86
Kerb weight 1459 kg 3217 lb
Weight distribution
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 L79
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.4 litre
5354 cc
(326.721 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 82.55 mm
4 × 3.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.23
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
355 PS (350 bhp) (261 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
65.4 bhp/litre
1.07 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
488 Nm (360 ft·lb) (49.8 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
91.15 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system 1 Holley 7028219 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1145.4 kPa (166.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 669.25 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 243.22 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
178.89 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
239.89 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.11 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.59 kg/kW
9.34 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 3.400
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7.00 x 15
Wheel size rear 7.00 x 15
Tyres front F70-15-4PR
Tyres rear F70-15-4PR
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di
Front brake diameter 298 mm
Rear brake diameter 298 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.70
general
Carfolio.com ID272811
Production total
Model code 19437
Model family 19400
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1967 Chevrolet Corvette L79 added 2012-05-26.
Last modified 2013-02-28.