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    2012 Corvette ZR1 Specifications

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    Source:  GM Media

    Model Lineup | Overview | Engines | Transmission | Chassis/Suspension | Brakes | Wheels/Tires | Dimensions | Capacities

    Overview

    Model:

    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.

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    Engines

     

    6.2L SUPERCHARGED V-8 (LS9)

    Displacement (cu in / cc):

    376 / 6162

    Bore & stroke (in / mm):

    4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92

    Block material:

    cast aluminum

    Cylinder head material:

    cast aluminum

    Valvetrain:

    overhead valve, two valves per cylinder

    Fuel delivery:

    SFI (sequential fuel injection)

    Compression ratio:

    9.1:1

    Horsepower / kW:

    638 / 476 @ 6500*

    Torque (lb-ft / Nm):

    604 / 819 @ 3800*

    Recommended fuel:

    premium required

    EPA-estimated fuel economy (city / hwy):

    14 / 21

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    Transmission

     

    Tremec TR6060 close-ratio six-speed manual

    Gear ratios (:1):

     

    First:

    2.29

    Second:

    1.61

    Third:

    1.21

    Fourth:

    1.00

    Fifth:

    0.82

    Sixth:

    0.68

    Reverse:

    3.11

    Final drive ratio:

    3.42

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    Chassis/Suspension

    Front:

    short/long arm ( SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper and lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite leaf spring, monotube shock absorber

    Rear:

    short/long arm ( SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper and lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite leaf spring, monotube shock absorber

    Traction control:

    electronic traction control; active handling (Magnetic Selective Ride Control)

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    Brakes

    Type:

    front and rear power-assisted carbon-ceramic disc with 6-piston front and four-piston rear calipers, cross-drilled rotors; ABS std.

    Rotor diameter (in / mm):

    front: 15.5 / 394
    rear: 15 / 380

    Brake swept area
    (sq in / mm):

    front: 355 / 2290
    rear: 309 / 1994

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    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

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    Dimensions

    Exterior

    Wheelbase (in / mm):

    105.7 / 2685

    Overall length (in / mm):

    176.2 / 4476

    Overall width (in / mm):

    75.9 / 1929

    Overall height (in / mm):

    48.7 / 1236

    Curb weight (lb / kg):

    3353 / 1521

    Weight distribution
    (% front / rear):

    51 / 49

    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

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    Capacities

    Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

    22 / 634

    Fuel tank (gal / L):

    18 / 68.1

    Engine oil (qt / L):

    10.5 / 9.9

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    Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.




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