2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 US

The Corvette Z06 is a motor car from Chevrolet, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 2 door coupé body style. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 5.7 litres. It musters power and torque figures of 405 bhp (411 PS/302 kW) at 6000 rpm and 542 Nm (400 lbft/55.3 kgm) at 4800 rpm respectively. A 6 speed manual gearbox transfers the power to the wheels. The quoted weight at the kerb is 1414 kg.

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Key facts

2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4565 mm
How heavy?
1414 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5666 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
411 PS / 405 bhp / 302 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
542 Nm / 400 ft.lb / 55.3 kgm @ 4800 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 4.7 s

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 390 PS 385 bhp 287 kW 1409 kg

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2002 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
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1414 kg 3117 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
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)
411 PS (405 bhp) (302 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
71.5 bhp/litre
1.17 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
542 Nm (400 ft·lb) (55.3 kgm)
at 4800 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
95.66 Nm/litre
1.16 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system SFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1202.1 kPa (174.3 psi)
Maximum 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)
Acceleration 0-60mph 4.7 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 10.80 s
Standing quarter-mile 13.1 s
@ 111 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 290.4 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
213.58 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
286.42 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.13 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.68 kg/kW
7.82 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 2.700
Turning circle
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 Godyear F1 Supercar 265/40 ZR-17 91 Y
Tyres rear Goodyear F1 Supercar 295/35 ZR-18 91 Y
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-ABS
Front brake diameter 320 mm
Rear brake diameter 300 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.56
Final drive ratio 3.42
general
Carfolio.com ID80916
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 48.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 added 2001-06-29.
Last modified 2013-02-28.