Chevrolet Corvette, 1964 MY 837

The Chevrolet Corvette is a 2 door coupé style motor vehicle with a front positioned engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The Corvette forms part of Chevrolet's 837 family of cars. The Chevrolet Corvette's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.4 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 300 bhp (304 PS/224 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 488 N·m (360 lb·ft/49.8 kgm) at 3200 rpm. Power is delivered to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox.

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Key facts

Chevrolet Corvette, 1964 MY 837 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4453 mm
What size engine?
5.4 litre, 5354 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
304 PS / 300 bhp / 224 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
488 Nm / 360 ft.lb / 49.8 kgm @ 3200 rpm

Chevrolet Corvette models

Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1454 kg
Chevrolet Corvette -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1528 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 3A 5733 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1538 kg
Chevrolet Corvette -
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 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1622 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 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 188 PS 185 bhp 138 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 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 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 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 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 fixed-head coupé FR 3A 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 4M 5733 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 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 4727 cm3 310 PS 306 bhp 228 kW 1265 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5354 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW 1436 kg
Iso Grifo -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5354 cm3 300 PS 295.5 bhp 220 kW 1450 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5354 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1549 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5354 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
Jensen CV8 Mk I -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5913 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1517 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4941 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
Pininfarina Corvette 'Rondine' -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5354 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
1964 Chevrolet Corvette data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2489 mm 98 inches
Track/tread (front) 1430 mm 56.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1448 mm 57 inches
Length 4453 mm 175.3 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
Weight distribution
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 Chevrolet
Engine code L75
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.4 litre
5354 cc
(326.721 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 82.55 mm
4 × 3.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.23
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
304 PS (300 bhp) (224 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
56 bhp/litre
0.92 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
488 Nm (360 ft·lb) (49.8 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
91.15 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system 1 Carter 3721S/SA/SB carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1145.4 kPa (166.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 669.25 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
Weight-to-power ratio
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 3.400
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5½K x 15
Wheel size rear 5½K x 15
Tyres front 6.70 x 15-4
Tyres rear 6.70 x 15-4
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.36
general
Carfolio.com ID392942
Production total
Model code
Model family 837
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1964 Chevrolet Corvette added 2014-12-30.
Last modified 2014-12-31.