1993 Chevrolet Corvette US

Chevrolet Corvette is a car that has a 2 door coupé type body with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 5.7 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 300 bhp (304 PS/224 kW) at 5000 rpm and 461 N·m (340 lb·ft/47 kgm) at 3600 rpm respectively. Power is supplied to the wheels through a 6 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a quoted 1513 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

1993 Chevrolet Corvette US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4535 mm
How heavy?
1513 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5733 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
304 PS / 300 bhp / 224 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
461 Nm / 340 ft.lb / 47 kgm @ 3600 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
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
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1435 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5733 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1448 kg

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5A 3982 cm3 286 PS 282 bhp 210 kW 1905 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FA 6M 2972 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW 1725 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FA 6M 2972 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1710 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FA 6M 2972 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1680 kg
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1993 Chevrolet Corvette data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2443 mm 96.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1466 mm 57.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1499 mm 59 inches
Length 4535 mm 178.5 inches
Width 1796 mm 70.7 inches
Height 1176 mm 46.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.86
Kerb weight 1513 kg 3336 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LT1
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 304 PS (300 bhp) (224 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output 52.3 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 461 Nm (340 ft·lb) (47 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque 80.41 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1010.5 kPa (146.6 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 201.04 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
147.86 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
198.28 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.76 kg/kW
11.3 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
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID3729
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1993 Chevrolet Corvette added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.