Chevrolet Corvette, 1984 MY 1YY07

The Chevrolet Corvette is a coupé with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers the power through the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 5.7 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 205 bhp (208 PS/153 kW) of power at 4300 rpm, and maximum torque of 393 N·m (290 lb·ft/40.1 kgm) at 2800 rpm. A 4 speed manual transmission delivers the power to the driven wheels. Its stated kerb weight is 1435 kg.

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Key facts

Chevrolet Corvette, 1984 MY 1YY07 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4483 mm
How heavy?
1435 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5733 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
208 PS / 205 bhp / 153 kW @ 4300 rpm
How much torque?
393 Nm / 290 ft.lb / 40.1 kgm @ 2800 rpm

Chevrolet Corvette models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1496 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1524 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5733 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 1520 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5733 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1544 kg
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1513 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1462 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5727 cm3 411 PS 405 bhp 302 kW 1589 kg
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5733 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5733 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1462 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5733 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1483 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5733 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1480 kg
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW 1466 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5733 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1468 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5733 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1515 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5733 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW
Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5727 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW 1572 kg
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1465 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1471 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5733 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1496 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5733 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1503 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1467 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5733 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1469 kg
Chevrolet Corvette Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5733 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW 1488 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5733 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5733 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1448 kg

Similar models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2792 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1245 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 1996 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2960 cm3 190 PS 187 bhp 139 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5013 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1480 kg
1984 Chevrolet Corvette data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2443 mm 96.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1513 mm 59.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1534 mm 60.4 inches
Length 4483 mm 176.5 inches
Width 1804 mm 71 inches
Height 1186 mm 46.7 inches
Ground clearance 133 mm 5.2 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
Kerb weight 1435 kg 3164 lb
Weight distribution 50.8 % 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 L83
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
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
208 PS (205 bhp) (153 kW)
at 4300 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
35.8 bhp/litre
0.59 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
393 Nm (290 ft·lb) (40.1 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
68.55 Nm/litre
0.83 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 861.4 kPa (124.9 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)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 144.84 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
106.53 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
142.86 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.39 kg/kW
15.68 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 power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.360
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7 x 15
Wheel size rear 7½ x 15
Tyres front Goodyear Eagle GT P215/65 R 15
Tyres rear Goodyear Eagle GT P215/65 R 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter 292 mm
Rear brake diameter 292 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 3.07
general
Carfolio.com ID290686
Production total
Model code 1YY07
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1984 Chevrolet Corvette added 2012-11-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.