Chevrolet Corvette, 1970 MY 19400 19437

The Chevrolet Corvette is a rear wheel drive automobile, with its engine positioned in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. The Corvette forms part of Chevrolet's 19400 series of cars. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 5.7 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 350 bhp (355 PS/261 kW) at 5600 rpm and 515 N·m (380 lb·ft/52.5 kgm) at 3600 rpm respectively. A 4 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the driven wheels. The Chevrolet Corvette weighs a claimed 1497 kg at the kerb.

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Chevrolet Corvette, 1970 MY 19400 19437 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4635 mm
How heavy?
1497 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5733 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
355 PS / 350 bhp / 261 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
515 Nm / 380 ft.lb / 52.5 kgm @ 3600 rpm

Chevrolet Corvette models

Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1528 kg
Chevrolet Corvette -
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
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1512 kg
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1538 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
Chevrolet Corvette -
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 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1634 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 1632 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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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6990 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6990 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6990 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6990 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5766 cm3 325 PS 321 bhp 239 kW 1700 kg
Iso Lele -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5358 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 1675 kg
Jensen SP Automatic -
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4930 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 1350 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6286 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1611 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6286 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1629 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6286 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1613 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5798 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1486 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6554 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 1557 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6554 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1505 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6554 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1504 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6554 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1543 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6554 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6554 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1557 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6554 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1520 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6554 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6554 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1557 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6554 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW 1505 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6554 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW 1526 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6555 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 1626 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6555 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW 1626 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW 1626 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6555 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW 1663 kg
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1970 Chevrolet Corvette data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2489 mm 98 inches
Track/tread (front) 1491 mm 58.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1509 mm 59.4 inches
Length 4635 mm 182.5 inches
Width 1758 mm 69.2 inches
Height 1214 mm 47.8 inches
Ground clearance 122 mm 4.8 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.86
Kerb weight 1497 kg 3300 lb
Weight distribution 48.9 % front
fuel tank capacity 76 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code L46
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)
355 PS (350 bhp) (261 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(SAE)
61.1 bhp/litre
1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE)
515 Nm (380 ft·lb) (52.5 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE)
89.83 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 7040207 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1128.8 kPa (163.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 716.63 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 237.05 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
174.35 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
233.8 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.74 kg/kW
9.58 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 3.450
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.W.SE.RA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 8JJ x 15
Wheel size rear 8JJ x 15
Tyres front F70 x 15
Tyres rear F70 x 15
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 ID317174
Production total
Model code 19437
Model family 19400
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Chevrolet Corvette added 2013-02-26.
Last modified 2013-02-28.