Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray 427, 1966 MY 19400 19437

The Corvette Sting Ray 427 is a road car from Chevrolet, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 2 door coupé body style. The Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray 427 belongs to the 19400 range of cars from Chevrolet. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 7 litres. It produces power and torque figures of 425 bhp (431 PS/317 kW) at 5600 rpm and 624 Nm (460 lbft/63.6 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively. A 4 speed manual transmission delivers the power to the driven wheels. Quoted kerb weight is 1519 kg. Maximum quoted speed is 245 km/h, or 152 mph.

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Key facts

Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray 427, 1966 MY 19400 19437 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4448 mm
How heavy?
1519 kg
What size engine?
7 litre, 6992 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
431 PS / 425 bhp / 317 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
624 Nm / 460 ft.lb / 63.6 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 5.4 s
How fast?
245 km/h, 152 mph

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1454 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1500 kg
Honda S660 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1517 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5002 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 1528 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1538 kg
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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
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1605 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 1613 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1622 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 1603 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1629 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1638 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 1618 kg
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
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5733 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5733 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW
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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1966 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray 427 data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2489 mm 98 inches
Track/tread (front) 1443 mm 56.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1463 mm 57.6 inches
Length 4448 mm 175.1 inches
Width 1768 mm 69.6 inches
Height 1260 mm 49.6 inches
Ground clearance 127 mm 5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1519 kg 3349 lb
Weight distribution 47 % 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 L72
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7 litre
6992 cc
(426.678 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 107.95 × 95.5 mm
4.25 × 3.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.13
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
431 PS (425 bhp) (317 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
60.8 bhp/litre
1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
624 Nm (460 ft·lb) (63.6 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
89.24 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system 1 Holley 3892341 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1121.5 kPa (162.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 874 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 4.6 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 5.4 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 10.60 s
Standing quarter-mile 12.8 s
@ 112 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 245 km/h (152 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 283.68 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
208.64 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
279.79 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.12 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.79 kg/kW
8.01 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 2.920
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.TA.TL.
Wheel size front 5½K x 15
Wheel size rear 5½K x 15
Tyres front 7.75 x 15-4PR
Tyres rear 7.75 x 15-4PR
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi
Front brake diameter 298 mm
Rear brake diameter 298 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.36
general
Carfolio.com ID273119
Production total
Model code 19437
Model family 19400
RAC rating 57.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1966 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray 427 added 2012-05-29.
Last modified 2013-03-19.