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2009 ZR1 Corvette - Preliminary Specifications

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Overview
Model: 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
Body styles / driveline: 2-door hatchback coupe with fixed roof; rear-wheel drive
Construction: composite and carbon-fiber body panels, hydroformed aluminum frame with aluminum and magnesium structural and chassis components
Manufacturing location: Bowling Green, KY
Engine 6.2L SUPERCHARGED V-8 (LS9)
Displacement (cu in / cc): 376/ 6162
Bore & Stroke: 4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92
Block material: cast aluminum
Cylinder head material: cast aluminum
Valvetrain: overhead valve, 2 valves per cylinder
Fuel delivery: SFI (sequential fuel injection)
Compression ratio: 9.1:1
Horsepower / kW: 620 / 462 (est.)
Torque (lb-ft /Nm): 595 / 823 (est)
Recommended fuel: premium required
EPA estimated fuel economy: TBD
Transmission close-ratio six-speed manual
Application: std
Gear ratios (:1):  
1st Gear: 2.29
2nd Gear: 1.61
3rd Gear: 1.21
4th Gear: 1.00
5th Gear: 0.81
6th Gear: 0.67
Reverse: 3.11
Final drive ratio: 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 (Magnetic Selective Ride Control)
Brakes
Type: front and rear power-assisted carbon-ceramic disc with 6-piston front and 4-piston rear calipers, cross-drilled rotors; ABS std.
Rotor diameter (in/mm): front: 15.5 / 394
rear: 15 / 380
Wheels & Tires
Wheel size: front: 19-inch x 10-inch
rear: 20-inch x 12-inch
Tires: Michelin Pilot Sport 2
front: P285/30ZR19
rear: P335/25ZR20
Dimensions
Wheelbase (in / mm): 105.7 / 2685
Overall length (in / mm): 176.2 / 4476
Overall width (in / mm): 75.9 / 1928
Overall height (in / mm): 49 / 1244
Curb weight (lb / kg): 3350 / 1519 (est).
Interior
Seating capacity: 2
Interior volume (cu ft / L): 52 / 1475 (all models)
Headroom (in / mm): 38 / 962 (all models)
Legroom (in / mm): 43 / 1092 (all models)
Shoulder room (in / mm): 55 / 1397 (all models)
Hip Room (in / mm): 54 / 1371 (all models)
Capacities
Cargo volume (cu ft / L): 22 / 634
Fuel tank (gal / L): 18 / 68.1
Engine oil (qt / L): 12.5 / 11.8

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.




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