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1975 Corvette Production and Performance Numbers


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Below is a listing of 1975 Corvette RPO codes, production numbers and performance numbers.

Model Year Highlights

  • 1975 would be the last year for the Corvette convertible until its debut in 1986.
  • This was the first year for catalytic converters on a Corvette as well as the first year for HEI (high energy ignition).
  • The rear bumper on the 1975 Corvette was a one piece design vs. the two piece design of the 1974 model year.  Structurally, the bumpers used for this model year were redesigned.
Available Options
RPO Description Price Production   RPO Description Price Production
1YZ37 Base Coupe $6,797.10 33,836   M21 4-spd, Close Ratio Manual Trans. - avail. only with L82 $0.00 1,057
1YZ67 Base Convertible $6,550.10 4,629   M40 Turbo Hydra-Matic Auto. Trans. $0.00 28,473
NA Custom Interior Trim $154 NA   N37 Tilt-Telescopic Steering Column $82 31,830
A31 Power Windows $93 28,745   N41 Power Steering $129 37,591
A51 Seat - Special Contour Bucket NA NA   QRM White Stripe Steel Belted Tires - GR70x15 $35 5,233
A85 Custom Shoulder Belts std. w/ coupe $41 646   QRZ Raised White Letter Steel Belted Tires - GR70x15B $48 30,407
C07 Auxiliary Hardtop (convert.) $267 2,407   U05 Dual Horns $4.00 22,011
C08 Vinyl Covered Aux. Hardtop $350 279   U58 AM-FM Radio Stereo - With 30" fixed height rear antenna $284 24,701
C50 Rear Window Defroster $46 13,760   U69 AM-FM Radio $178 12,902
C60 Air Conditioning $490 31,914   UA1 Heavy Duty Battery - Delco Energizer R89WPT $15 16,778
FE7 Gymkhana Suspension $7.00 3,194   UF1 Map Light $5.00 21,676
GV7 Optional Rear Axle Ratios $12.00 1,969   VJ9 Sticker - Exhaust Emission NA NA
K50 Air Cleaner - Low Noise Note: Cowl induction NA NA   VK3 Plate - License Front Mounting NA NA
J50 Power Brakes $55 35,842   YF5 California Emissions Certification $20 3,037
L82 350ci. 205hp engine $336 2,372   Z07 Off Road Susp. and Brake Susp. $400 144
Total Production (all coupes): 40,606

Color Options
Exterior/Interior Combinations
RPO Exterior Interior Production
10 Classic White B-DB-DR-MS-N-SI 8,007
13 Silver B-DB-DR-MS-SI 4,710
22 Bright Blue B-DB-SI 2,869
27 Steel Blue B-DB-SI 1,268
42 Bright Green B-MS-N-SI 1,664
56 Bright Yellow B-MS-N 2,883
67L Medium Saddle Metallic B-MS-N 3,403
70 Orange Flame B-MS-N 3,030
74 Dark Red B-DR-MS-N-SI 3,342
76 Mille Miglia Red B-DR-MS-N-SI 3,355

Interior Color Codes
RPO Color Production
14V SI/V NA
19V B/V NA
26V DB/V NA
60V N/V NA
65V MS/V NA
73V DR/V NA
142 SI/L NA
192 B/L NA
262 DB/L NA
652 MS/L NA
732 DR/L NA
Abbreviations:  B=Black, CH=Charcoal, CM=Camel, DB=Dark Blue, DR=Dark Red, L=Leather, MS=Medium Saddle, N=Neutral, SI=Saddle V=Vinyl, W=White
Note: #652 includes leather seat covers, special cut-pile carpeting, door trim panels with simulated wood-grained accents and lower carpeting, and console with simulated wood grained accents. Price:  $154.00

Performance Review
Magazine GM Spec. C&D
Pub. Date   May 1975
Engine   Base
Transmission   3-Speed Auto.
0-30 mph (sec) NA 2.7
0-40 mph (sec) NA 4.2
0-50 mph (sec) NA 5.7
0-60 mph (sec) NA 7.7
0-70 mph (sec) NA 10.4
0-80 mph (sec) NA 13.4
0-90 mph (sec) NA 17.2
0-100 mph (sec) NA 22.8
0-110 mph (sec) NA NA
0-120 mph (sec) NA NA
0-130 mph (sec) NA NA
1/4 Mile (sec/mph) NA 16.1 / 87.4
Top Speed NA 129 mph
Braking (ft.) NA 191 ft. (70 - 0 mph)
Lateral Accel. NA 0.86 G
Key:  C&D:  Car and Driver