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2002 Corvette Z06 Specifications

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VIN Tag Information
1G1YY12S515100000 - 1G1YY12S5151?????
Digit Definition
1st Country of Origin:  1 = USA
2nd Manufacturer:  G = General Motors
3rd Make:  1 = Chevrolet
4th/5th Carline/Series:  YY = Corvette
6th Body Style:  1 = hardtop
7th Restraint Code:  2 = Active, manual w/ driver and passenger inflatable restraints.
8th Engine Type:  S = LS6
9th Check Digit
10th Model Year:  2 = 2002
11th Plant:  5 = Bowling Green, Kentucky
Last 6 digits Production Number starting with 100000 - 1?????.

General
Model: Chevrolet Corvette Coupe, Convertible, Z06
Body style / driveline: hardtop; rear-drive, front-engine
Body material: composite
EPA vehicle class: two-seater
Manufacturing location: Bowling Green, Kentucky
Key competitors: Audi TT, BMW Z3, Dodge Viper, Porsche Boxster and Boxster S, Porsche 911
Engine
  5.7L (LS6) V8
Application: standard on Z06
Type: 5.7-liter OHV
Block material: cast aluminum
Displacement (cu in / cc): 350 / 5665
Bore x stroke (in / mm): 3.90 x 3.62 / 99.0 x 92.0
Cylinder head material: cast aluminum
Valvetrain: overhead valve, two valves / cylinder
Fuel delivery: SFI (sequential port fuel injection)
Compression ratio: 10.5:1
Horsepower (hp / kw @ rpm): 405 / 302 @ 6000
Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm): 400 / 542 @ 4800
Recommended fuel: 91 octane
Maximum engine speed (rpm): 6500
Emission control system: catalytic converter, AIR
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Estimated fuel economy
(mpg city / hwy / combined):
19 / 28 / 23 (manual trans Z06)
Transmission
  6-speed manual
Application Standard on Z06
Gear ratios (:1):  
First: 2.97
Second: 2.07
Third: 1.43
Fourth: 1.00
Fifth: 0.84
Sixth: 0.56
Reverse: 3.28
Final drive ratio (:1): 3.42
Chassis/Suspension
Front: short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper & lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite leaf spring, monotube shock absorber
Rear: short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper & lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite leaf spring, monotube shock absorber
Traction control: electronic traction control, active handling
Steering: speed sensitive power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Ratio: 16.1:1
Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock: 2.66
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m): 40.2 / 12.1
Brakes
Type: power-assisted disc with ABS, front and rear
Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm): front: 12.6 x 1.26 / 325 x 32; rear: 11.8 x 1.0 / 305 x 26
Swept area (sq in / sq cm): front: 263 / 1696; rear: 158 / 1018
Wheels/Tires
   
Wheels: cast spun aluminum
Size, diameter x width: front: 17 x 9.5; rear: 18 x 10.5
Tires: Goodyear Eagle F1 SC
Asymmetric Tread
front: P265/40ZR-17
rear: P295/35ZR-18
Dimensions
Exterior
   
Wheelbase (in / mm): 104.5 / 2655.5
Overall length (in / mm): 179.7 / 4565.5
Overall width (in / mm): 73.6 / 1869.4
Overall height (in / mm): 47.7 / 1211.5
Track (in / mm):  
Front: 62.4 / 1584.5
Rear: 62.6 / 1589.5
Base curb weight (lbs / kg): 3118 / 1414
Weight distribution (% f / r): 53 / 47
Interior
Seating capacity (front / rear): 2 / 0
Head room (in / mm): 37.8 / 960
Leg room (in / mm): 42.7 / 1085
Shoulder room (in / mm): 55.3 / 1405
Hip room (in / mm): 54.2 / 1377
Capacities
Cargo volume (cu ft / liters): 13.3 / 377
Fuel tank capacity (gals / liters): 18.5 / 70.0
Engine oil w/ filter (qts / liters): 6.5 / 6.15
Engine coolant (qts / liters): automatic: 11.5 / 10.9; manual: 11.8 / 11.2

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

 Model Year Highlights
New for 2002, the Z06 sees a 20 horsepower increase and a 15 lb-ft. increase in torque over last year's model.
Wheels for the Z06 are now cast aluminum instead of forged aluminum.
Rear shock valving is revised on the 2002 Z06s and the Heads-Up Display option becomes a standard option.

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