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Press Release: 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition – Specifications




Below is a listing of preliminary specifications for the 2013 Corvette 427 Collector Edition:

2012-01-12

Source:  GM Media

Overview

Overview

Model:

Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition

Body styles / driveline:

two-door convertible; rear-wheel drive

Construction:

composite body panels, hydroformed steel frame with aluminum and magnesium structural and chassis components

Manufacturing location:

Bowling Green, Ky.

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Engines

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

Estimated fuel economy
(city / hwy):

15 / 24 (no guzzler tax)

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Transmission

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

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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; Magnetic Selective Ride Control

Rear:

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

Traction control:

electronic traction control; Active Handling

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Brakes

Type: front and rear power-assisted disc with ABS with six-piston front and four-piston rear calipers, cross-drilled rotors;
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

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Wheels/Tires

Wheel size:

front: 19-inch x 10-inch aluminum
rear: 20-inch x 12-inch aluminum

Tires:

front: 285/30ZR19
rear: 335/25ZR20

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Dimensions

Exterior

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):

3355/ 1522

Weight distribution
(% front / rear):

50 / 50

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):

11 / 295 (top up); 7.5 / 212 (top down)

Fuel tank (gal / L):

18 / 68.1

Engine oil (qt / L):

10.5 / 9.9

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