2001 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 1YY37 US

The Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is a coupé with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits the power to the rear wheels. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 5.7 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 385 bhp (390 PS/287 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 522 N·m (385 lb·ft/53.2 kgm) at 4800 rpm. A 6 speed manual gearbox supplies the power to the wheels. Quoted kerb weight is 1409 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 275 km/h (171 mph).

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Chevrolet Corvette Z06 -
Chevrolet Corvette Z06
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Chevrolet Corvette Z06 -
Chevrolet Corvette Z06
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Key facts

2001 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 1YY37 US brief technical data

What body style?2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?4565 mm
How heavy?1409 kg
What size engine?5.7 litre, 5666 cm3
How many cylinders?8, V
How much power? 390 PS / 385 bhp / 287 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque? 522 Nm / 385 ft.lb / 53.2 kgm @ 4800 rpm
How quick?0-60 mph: 4.6 s
How fast?275 km/h, 171 mph

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2001 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2655 mm 104.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1585 mm 62.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1590 mm 62.6 inches
Length 4565 mm 179.7 inches
Width 1869 mm 73.6 inches
Height 1211 mm 47.7 inches
Ground clearance 94 mm 3.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1409 kg 3106 lb
Weight distribution 53 % front
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code LS6
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.7 litre
5666 cc
(345.761 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 99 × 92 mm
3.9 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.08
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
390 PS (385 bhp) (287 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
67.9 bhp/litre
1.11 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
522 Nm (385 ft·lb) (53.2 kgm)
at 4800 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
92.13 Nm/litre
1.11 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & heads
sump
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system SFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1157.7 kPa (167.9 psi)
Maximum RPM 6500 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 708.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 3.8 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 4.6 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 10.50 s
Standing quarter-mile 13 s
@ 110.5 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 275 km/h (171 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 277.04 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
203.76 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
273.24 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.12 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.91 kg/kW
8.2 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 2.460
Turning circle 12.90 m
Front suspension I.DW.TL.ARB.
Rear suspension I.DW.TL.ARB.
Wheel size front 9½ x 17
Wheel size rear 10½ x 18
Tyres front Goodyear F1 Supercar P265/40 ZR 17
Tyres rear Goodyear F1 Supercar P295/35 ZR 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-ABS
Front brake diameter 320 mm
Rear brake diameter 320 mm
Braked area 2716 cm2
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.56
Final drive ratio 3.42
general
Carfolio.com ID74679
Production total
Model code 1YY37
Model family
RAC rating 48.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2001 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 added 2001-02-12.
Last modified 2013-02-28.