Corvette C5 1997-2004
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Corvette C5 1997-2004 specifications

Engine: Chevrolet V8, 90ºvee, OHV, aluminium block & heads

Bore: 99mm / 4.00in

Stroke: 92mm / 3.62in

Displacement: 5,666cc / 345.7cu in

Valves: Pushrod/overhead

Compression ratio: 10.1 to 1

Carburation: Petrol, sequential fuel injection

Power output: 340bhp at 5,400rpm

Maximum speed: 170mph

Acceleration: 0-60mph 5.4secs

A.F.C.: 21,4mpg, 17.8mpg US, 13.3 litres/100km

Suspension Front: independent unequal length double wishbones Rear: fibre gass transverse mono leaf springs

Construction: grp body on steel chassis

Brakes: Hydraulic, discs front & rear

Steering: Power assisted rack and pinion

Transmission: 4 speed automatic, rear wheel drive, limited slip diff.

Axle ratio: 3.08 to 1

Wheels: 15in pressed steel, F70-15 tyres front & rear


Wheelbase: 104.5in

Track - front: 61.9in

Track - rear: 62in

Overall length: 182.5in

Overall width: 73.6in

Overall height: 47.7in

Kerb weight: 3,172 lb

Production: 1996-2004 Bowling Green, Kentucky,USA Coupe1997-2004: 124,596 Convertibles1999-2004: 89,610