1992 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1, 1993 MY 1YZ07 US

This vehicle has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. Its 5.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 8 cylinder unit that has an output of 405 bhp (411 PS/302 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 522 N·m (385 lb·ft/53.2 kgm) at 5200 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox. Its stated kerb weight is 1589 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 291 km/h (181 mph).

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1992 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1, 1993 MY 1YZ07 US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4506 mm
How heavy?
1589 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5727 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
411 PS / 405 bhp / 302 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
522 Nm / 385 ft.lb / 53.2 kgm @ 5200 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 4.7 s
How fast?
291 km/h, 181 mph

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
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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
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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
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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
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5727 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW 1572 kg
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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
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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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1992 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 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) 1539 mm 60.6 inches
Length 4506 mm 177.4 inches
Width 1859 mm 73.2 inches
Height 1189 mm 46.8 inches
Ground clearance 107 mm 4.2 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
Kerb weight 1589 kg 3503 lb
Weight distribution 52 % front
fuel tank capacity 76 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.33
Frontal area 1.80
CdA 0.59
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LT5
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.7 litre
5727 cc
(349.483 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 99 × 93 mm
3.9 × 3.66 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.06
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
411 PS (405 bhp) (302 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
70.7 bhp/litre
1.16 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
522 Nm (385 ft·lb) (53.2 kgm)
at 5200 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
91.15 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminum block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11.25:1
Fuel system Rochester fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1145.4 kPa (166.1 psi)
Maximum RPM 7000 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 715.88 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 4.7 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 10.60 s
Standing quarter-mile 13.6 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 291 km/h (181 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 258.42 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
190.06 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
254.88 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.11 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.26 kg/kW
8.79 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 2.320
Turning circle 12.20 m
Front suspension I.
Rear suspension I.
Wheel size front 9½ x 17
Wheel size rear 11 x 17
Tyres front P275/40 ZR 17
Tyres rear P315/35 ZR 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 330 mm
Rear brake diameter 305 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.5
Final drive ratio 3.45
general
Carfolio.com ID3740
Production total
Model code 1YZ07
Model family
RAC rating 48.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1992 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.