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    2012 Corvette Z06 Specifications

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    Source:  GM Media

    Overview

    Models:

    Chevrolet Corvette Z06

    Body styles / driveline:

    two-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.


    Engines

    7.0L V-8 LS7 (Z06)

    Displacement (cu in / cc):

    427 / 7008

    Bore & stroke (in / mm):

    4.125 x 4 / 104.8 x 101.6

    Block material:

    cast aluminum

    Cylinder head material:

    cast aluminum

    Valvetrain:

    overhead valve, two valves per cylinder

    Fuel delivery:

    SFI (sequential fuel injection)

    Compression ratio:

    11.0:1

    Horsepower
    (hp / kW @ rpm):

    505 / 377 @ 6300*

    Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

    470 / 637 @ 4800*

    Recommended fuel:

    premium required

    EPA estimated fuel economy (city / hwy):

    15 / 24 (manual)

     

    Transmission

    six-speed manual

    Application:

    std.

    Gear ratios (:1):

     

    First:

    2.66

    Second:

    1.78

    Third:

    1.30

    Fourth:

    1.00

    Fifth:

    0.74

    Sixth:

    0.50

    Reverse:

    2.90

    Final drive ratio:

    3.42

     

    Chassis / Suspension

     

    Front:

    short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper and lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite leaf spring, monotube shock absorber; Magnetic Ride Control w/ Z07 pkg.

    Rear:

    short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper and lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite leaf spring, monotube shock absorber; Magnetic Ride Control w/ Z07 pkg.

    Traction control:

    electronic traction control; Active Handling


    Brakes

     

    Type:

    front and rear power-assisted disc with ABS with six-piston front and four-piston rear calipers, cross-drilled rotors; ceramic rotors w/ Z07 pkg. 

    Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm):

    front: 14 x 1.3 / 355 x 32
    rear: 13.4 x 1 / 340 x 26

    Brake swept area (sq in / mm):

    front: 309 / 1994
    rear: 269 / 1735

    Wheels & Tires

     

    Wheel size:

    front: 18-inch x 9.5-inch (std); 19-inch x 10-inch (w/ Z07 pkg.)
    rear: 19-inch x 12-inch (std); 20-inch x 12-inch (w/ Z07 pkg.)

    Tires:

    front: 275/35ZR18 (std.); 285/30ZR19 (w/ Z07 pkg.)
    rear: 325/30ZR19 (std.); 335/25ZR20 (w/ Z07 pkg.)

     

    Dimensions

     

    Wheelbase (in / mm):

    105.7 / 2685

    Overall length (in / mm):

    175.6 / 4460

    Overall width (in / mm):

    75.9 / 1928

    Overall height (in / mm):

    48.7 / 1236

    Curb weight (lb / kg):

    3199 / 1451

    Weight distribution (% front / rear):

    50 / 50 (Z06)

    Interior

     

    Seating capacity

    2

    Interior volume (cu ft / L):

    52 / 1475

    Headroom (in / mm):

    38 / 962

    Legroom (in / mm):

    43 / 1092

    Shoulder room (in / mm):

    55 / 1397

    Hip room (in / mm):

    54 / 1371

    Capacities

    Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

    22 / 634

    Fuel tank (gal / L):

    18 / 68.1

    Engine oil (qt / L):

    10.5 / 9.9

    * SAE certified.
    Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.




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