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1977 Corvette Production and Performance Numbers


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Below is a listing of 1977 Corvette RPO codes, production numbers and performance numbers.

Model Year Highlights

  • Between August 23 and September 7, 1976, the Flint, Michigan Engine Assembly Plant changed the paint colors used on Corvette engines from orange to blue.  Some early production 1977 Corvettes were still built with the orange painted engines.
  • Leather seats became standard for the first time in 1977.
Available Options
RPO Description Price Production
1YZ37 Base Coupe $8,647 49,213
6HY Front Spring - Left Hand NA NA
7HY Front Spring - Right Hand NA NA
A31 Power Windows $122 44,341
B32 Color Keyed Floor Mats $22 36,763
C49 Rear Window Defogger $84 30,411
C60 Air Conditioning $553 45,249
D35 Sport Mirrors $36 20,206
FE7 Gymkhana Suspension $38 7,269
G95 Optional Rear Axle Ratios $14 972
K30 Speed Control $88 29,161
L82 350ci. 210hp engine $495 6,148
M21 4-spd, Close Ratio Manual Trans. $0.00 2,060
M40 Turbo Hydra-Matic Auto. Trans. $0.00 41,231
NA2 Standard Emission System $00 NA
NA6 High Altitude Emissions Equipment $22 854
N37 Tilt-Telescopic Steering Column $165 46,487
QGR Tires - P225/70R15 $51 26,203
QRZ White Letter Steel Belted Tires - GR70x15 $59 46,227
T63 Headlamp Warning NA NA
UA1 Heavy Duty Battery $17 32,882
U26 Lamp - Engine Compartment NA NA
U41 Low Fuel Indicator NA NA
U58 AM-FM Radio Stereo $281 18,483
U69 AM-FM Radio $187 4,700
U73 Std. Antenna NA NA
UM2 AM-FM Radio Stereo w/ 8-track $414 24,603
V54 Luggage/Roof Panel Rack $73 16,860
VK3 License Plate Mnt. Bracket NA NA
YF5 California Emissions Certification $70 4,084
YJ8 Aluminum Wheels $321 12,646
ZN1 Trailer Package $83 289
ZX2 Convenience Group $22 40,872
Total Production (all coupes): 49,213

Color Options
RPO Exterior Interior Production
10 Classic White B-BK-BR-BU-R-SG-W 9,408
13 Silver B-BK-R-SG-W 5,518
19 Corvette Black BK-BU-R-SG-W 6,070
26 Corvette Light Blue BK-SG-W 5,967
28 Corvette Dark Blue B-BK-BU-SG-W 4,065
41 Corvette Chartreuse BK 1
52 Corvette Yellow BK-BR 71
56 Corvette Bright Yellow BK-BR 1,942
66 Corvette Orange BK-BR-BU 4,012
72 Medium Red BK-BU-R-SG-W 4,057
80 Corvette Tan BK-BR-BU-R-W 4,588
83 Corvette Dark Red BK-BU-SG 3,434
Abbreviations:  BG=Blue Green, B=Black, BU=Buckskin, DB=Dark Brown, F=Firethorn, L=Leather, SG=Smoked Gray V=Vinyl, W=White

Interior Color Codes
RPO Color Production
15C SG/C NA
19C B/C 3,258
27C BL/C 3,256
64C BU/C 3,281
69C BR/C NA
72C R/C NA
112 W/L NA
152 SG/L NA
192 BK/L NA
272 B/L NA
642 BU/C NA
692 BR/L NA
722 R/L NA

The following 1977 exterior/interior color combinations were available with white seats, door panels, and trim pieces:

Exterior White Accented Interior
White (10) Smoke Gray
Silver (13) Smoke Gray
Dark Blue (28) Dark Blue
Tan Buckskin (80) Buckskin
Red (72) Red
Black (19) Smoke Gray
Lt. Blue (26) Dark Blue

Dealer Installed Accessories:

Luggage Carrier Portable Spotlight
Compass 23 Channel CB Radio
Black Floor Mats Right-Hand Mirror

Performance Numbers
Magazine GM Spec. MT R&T
Pub. Date   Dec. 1976 June 1977
Engine   L82 L82
Transmission   3-Speed Auto. 4-Speed Man.
0-30 mph (sec) NA 3.7 2.6
0-40 mph (sec) NA 5.1 NA
0-50 mph (sec) NA 6.6 5.3
0-60 mph (sec) NA 8.8 6.8
0-70 mph (sec) NA 11.5 NA
0-80 mph (sec) NA 14.7 11.5
0-90 mph (sec) NA 17.9 14.6
0-100 mph (sec) NA NA NA
0-110 mph (sec) NA NA NA
0-120 mph (sec) NA NA NA
0-130 mph (sec) NA NA NA
1/4 Mile (sec/mph) NA 16.6 / 82.0 15.5 / 92.5
Top Speed NA NA NA
Braking (ft.) NA 149 ft. (60 - 0 mph) 155 ft. (60 - 0 mph)
265 ft. (80 - 0 mph)
Lateral Accel. NA NA 0.726 G