EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS:
Wheelbase:
Overall Length:
Total Body Width:
Overall Height:
102.0 Inches
177.2 Inches
72.8 Inches
51.5 Inches
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Headroom:
Shoulder Room:
Hip Room:
Leg Room:
35.1 Inches
49.4 Inches
59.6 Inches
45.1 Inches
Hardtop
Track Width, Front:
Track Width, Rear:
Min. Ground Clearance:
57.0 Inches
59.0 Inches
5.9 Inches
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS:
Wheelbase:
Overall Length:
Total Body Width:
Overall Height:

102.0 Inches
177.2 Inches
72.8 Inches
51.6 Inches
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Headroom:
Shoulder Room:
Hip Room:
Leg Room:
35.3 Inches
49.4 Inches
59.6 Inches
45.1 Inches
Soft Top
Track Width, Front:
Track Width, Rear:
Min. Ground Clearance:
57.0 Inches
59.0 Inches
5.9 Inches
POWERGLIDE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION RPO 313/ GEAR RATIOS:

Drive
Low
Reverse
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MODEL: 1960 Chevrolet CorvetteBODY STYLE: Two-door convertible, front engine, rear wheel drive
MANUFACTURING LOCATION: St. Louis, Missouri

CONSTRUCTION: Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP or "fiberglass") body, steel frame with steel and chrome structural & chassis components.
VEHICLE NUMBERS (Also known as VIN Numbers):  00867S100001 - 00867S110261
CQ: 4-BARREL CARBURETOR, 283 CUBIC INCH, 230 HORSEPOWER, MANUAL TRANSMISSION
CR: FUEL INJECTION, 283 CUBIC INCH, 275 HORSEPOWER, MANUAL TRANSMISSION
CS: FUEL INJECTION & SPECIAL CAMSHAFT, 283 CUBIC INCH, 315 HORSEPOWER, MANUAL TRANSMISSION
CT: 2x4-BARREL CARBURETOR, 283 CUBIC INCH, 245 HORSEPOWER, MANUAL TRANSMISSION
CU: 2x4BARREL CARBURETOR & SPECIAL CAMSHAFT, 283 CUBIC INCH, 270 HORSEPOWER, MANUAL TRANSMISSION
DG: POWERGLIDE  & 4-BARREL CARBURETOR, 283 CUBIC INCH, 230 HORSEPOWER, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
DJ: POWERGLIDE & 2x4 BARREL CARBURETOR, 283 CUBIC INCH, 245 HORSEPOWER, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
CARTER 2613S #3741089: 283 CUBIC INCH, 270 HORSEPOWER, FRONT CARBURETOR
CARTER 2614S #3741090: 283 CUBIC INCH, 270 HORSEPOWER, REAR CARBURETOR
CARTER 2626S #3744002: 283 CUBIC INCH, 245 HORSEPOWER, FRONT CARBURETOR
CARTER 2627S #3744004: 283 CUBIC INCH, 245 HORSEPOWER, REAR CARBURETOR
CARTER 2818S #3756676: 283 CUBIC INCH, 230 HORSEPOWER, FIRST DESIGN
CARTER 3059S #3779178: 283 CUBIC INCH, 230 HORSEPOWER, SECOND DESIGN
OCT, 1959: 101168
NOV. 1959: 101454
DEC. 1959: 102059
JAN. 1960:103158
FEB. 1960: 104360
MAR. 1960: 105711
APR. 1960: 107011
MAY 1960: 108167
ROCHESTER 7017200: 283 CUBIC INCH, 275 HORSEPOWER
ROCHESTER 7017250: 283 CUBIC INCH, 315 HORSEPOWER
ROCHESTER 7017300: 283 CUBIC INCH, 275 HORSEPOWER
ROCHESTER 7017310: 283 CUBIC INCH, 275 HORSEPOWER
ROCHESTER 7017320: 283 CUBIC INCH, 315 HORSEPOWER
1110891: 283 CUBIC INCH, 245 HORSEPOWER, 270 HORSEPOWER
1110914: 283 CUBIC INCH, 315 HORSEPOWER
1110915: 283 CUBIC INCH, 275 HORSEPOWER
1110946: 283 CUBIC INCH, 230 HORSEPOWER
3756519
1102043: 283 CUBIC INCH, 230 HP, 245 HP, 275 HP, 270 HP
1102173: 283 CUBIC INCH, 315 HORSEPOWER
JUN 1960: 109149
JUL. 1960: 109846
AUG. 1960: 110261
AH: 3-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION (3.70:1 RATIO)
AE: POWERGLIDE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (3.55:1 RATIO)
AN: LIMITED SLIP DIFFERENTIAL (3.70:1 RATIO)
AP: LIMITED SLIP DIFFERENTIAL (4.11:1 RATIO)
AQ: LIMITED SLIP DIFFERENTIAL (4.56:1 RATIO)
AS: LIMITED SLIP DIFFERENTIAL, HEAVY DUTY SUSPENSION AND BRAKES, (3.70:1 RATIO)
AT: LIMITED SLIP DIFFERENTIAL, HEAVY DUTY SUSPENSION AND BRAKES, (4.11:1 RATIO)
AU: LIMITED SLIP DIFFERENTIAL, HEAVY DUTY SUSPENSION AND BRAKES, (4.56:1 RATIO)
FJ: MANUAL TRANSMISSION, LIMITED SLIP DIFF. AND METTALIC BRAKES, (3.70:1 RATIO)
FK: MANUAL TRANSMISSION, POSITRACTION AND METALLIC BRAKES, (3.70:1)
FL: MANUAL TRANSMISSION, POSITRACTION AND METALLIC BRAKES, (4.11:1)
FM: MANUAL TRANSMISSION, POSITRACTION AND METALLIC BRAKES, (4.56:1)
3774692
AXLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER:
GENERATOR NUMBER:
DISTRIBUTOR NUMBER:
FUEL INJECTION NUMBER:
CARBURETOR NUMBER:
HEAD NUMBER:
ENGINE BLOCK NUMBER:
VIN SUFFIX:
PRODUCTION CUTOFF NUMBERS (ENDING VEHICLE):
1960 CORVETTE FACTORY OPTIONS
CODE:   DESCRIPTION: QUANTITY:      RETAIL PRICE:
867
101
102
107
108
109
121
261
276
290
313
419
426
440
469
469C
473
579
579D
675
685
686
687
1408
1625A
Base Corvette Convertible
Heater
AM Radio, signal seeking
Parking Brake Alarm
Courtesy Lights
Windshield Washers
Temperature Controlled Radiator Fan
Sunshades
Wheels, 15 x 5.5 (5)
Whitewall Tires, 6.70 x 15
Powerglide Automatic Transmission
Auxillary Hardtop
Power Windows
Two-Tone Exterior Paint
283ci, 245HP Engine (2x4 Carburetors)
283ci, 270HP Engine (2x4 Carburetors)
Power Operated Folding Top
283ci, 275HP Engine (Fuel Injection)
283ci, 315HP Engine (Fuel Injection)
Positraction Rear Axle
4-Speed Manual Transmission
Metallic Brakes
Heavy Duty Brakes and Special Steering
Blackwall Tires, 6.70 x 15 Nylon
24 Gallon Fuel Tank
10,261
9,808
8,166
4,051
6,774
7,205
2,711
5,276
246
9,104
1,766
5,147
544
3,312
1,211
2,364
512
100
759
5,231
5,328
920
119
----
----
$3,872.00
$102.25
$137.75
$5.40
$6.50
$16.15
$21.55
$10.80
$0.00
$31.55
$199.10
$236.75
$59.20
$16.15
$150.65
$182.95
$139.90
$484.20
$484.20
$43.05
$188.30
$26.90
$333.60
$15.75
$161.40
COLOR CODES:
CODE
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
EXTERIOR
Tuxedo Black
Tasco Turquoise
Horizon Blue
Honduras Maroon
Roman Red
Ermine White
Sateen Silver
Cascade Green
TOTAL
1,268
635
766
1,202
1,529
3,717
989
140
SOFT TOP
Blue, Black, White
Blue, Black, White
Blue, Black, White
Black, White
Black, White
Blue, Black, White
Blue, Black, White
Blue, Black, White
WHEELS
Black
Turquoise
Blue
Maroon
Red
White
Silver
Green
INTERIOR
Blue, Black, Red, Tq
Black, Turquoise
Blue, Black, Red
Black
Black, Red
Blue, Black, Red, Tq
Blue, Black, Red, Tq
Black
BODY COVE (OPTIONAL)
Sateen Silver
Ermine White
Ermine White
Ermine White
Ermine White
Sateen Silver
Ermine White
Ermine White
EXTERIOR COLOR TEMPLATE:
Tuxedo
Black
Red
Tasco Turquoise
Blue
Horizon Blue
Honduras Maroon
Roman
Red
Ermine White
Sateen Silver
INTERIOR COLOR TEMPLATE:
Blue Grey
Blue GreyBlue GreyBlue Grey
Blue Grey
Black
Regal Turquoise
Regal TurquoiseRegal TurquoiseRegal Turquoise
Regal Turquoise
Silver Blue
Silver BlueSilver BlueSilver Blue
Silver Blue
Snowcrest White
Snowcrest WhiteSnowcrest WhiteSnowcrest White
Snowcrest White
Charcoal
CharcoalCharcoalCharcoal
Charcoal
Panama Yellow
Panama YellowPanama YellowPanama Yellow
Panama Yellow
Signet Red
Signet RedSignet RedSignet Red
Signet Red
Turquoise
Blue Grey
Blue GreyBlue GreyBlue Grey
Blue Grey
Total = 386
Total = 383
Total = 359
Total = 572
Total = 779
Total = 488
Total = 280
Total = 65
Signet Red
Signet RedSignet RedSignet Red
Signet Red
Cascade Green
CORVETTE POWERTRAIN SPECIFICATIONS

Type:
Number of Cylinders
Displacement (cid):
Horsepower (gross @ rpm):
Torque (gross lbs.-ft. @ rpm):
Bore Spacing (C/L to C/L)
Bore x stroke (in.):
Redline (rpm):
Compression ratio:
Idle Speed (RPM)
Engine Weight Dry:
Automatic (lbs.)
Manual (lbs.)
Firing Order:
Cylinder Number System;
Left Bank:
Right Bank:
Recommended Fuel:
EPA - Four-Speed Manual
  Transmission - Average:
4-barrel Carburetor
(Standard)
90 degree V
8
283
230 @ 4,800
300 @ 3,000
4.4 inches
3.875 x 3.00
---
9.5:1
475 in neutral w/3-speed

560
620
18436572

1-3-5-7
2-4-6-8
94-96 Premium Octane

---
Dual 4-barrel Carburetor
(RPO 469)
90 degree V
8
283
245 @ 5,000
300 @ 3,800
4.4 inches
3.875 x 3.00
---
9.5:1
475 in neutral w/3-speed

550
605
18436572

1-3-5-7
2-4-6-8
94-96 Premium Octane

---
Dual 4-barrel Carburetor with Special Camshaft (RPO 469C)
90 degree V
8
283
270 @ 6,000
285 @ 4,200
4.4 inches
3.875 x 3.00
---
9.5:1
475 in neutral w/3-speed

550
605
18436572

1-3-5-7
2-4-6-8
94-96 Premium Octane

---

Type:
Number of Cylinders
Displacement (cid):
Horsepower (gross @ rpm):
Torque (lbs.-ft. @ rpm):
Bore Spacing (C/L to C/L)
Bore x stroke (in.):
Redline (rpm):
Compression ratio:
Idle Speed (RPM)
Engine Weight Dry:
Automatic
Manual
Firing Order:
Cylinder Number System;
Left Bank:
Right Bank:
Recommended Fuel:
EPA - Four-Speed Manual
  Transmission - Average:
Fuel Injection
(RPO 579)
90 degree V
8
283
275 @ 5,200
305 @ 4,400
4.4 inches
3.875 x 3.00
---
11.0:1
475 in neutral w/3-speed


550
18436572

1-3-5-7
2-4-6-8
94-96 Premium Octane

---
Fuel Injection with Special Camshaft (RPO 579D)
90 degree V
8
283
315 @ 6,200
295 @ 4,700
4.4 inches
3.875 x 3.00
---
11.0:1
475 in neutral w/3-speed


550
18436572

1-3-5-7
2-4-6-8
94-96 Premium Octane

---
CARBURETOR ENGINE COMPONENT SPECIFICATIONS:

Upper Compression Ring:
  Material
  Width
  Thickness
  Gap
  Ring clearance in groove

Valve Springs:
  Length and pressure:
     Valve closed
     Valve open
     Free length
  Damper:
     Number of coils
     Free length

Tappets:
  Type
  Material

Carburetor:
  Make
  Model:
     front
     rear
  Type
  Choke

Camshaft:
  Ramp inlet
     Opening
     Closing
  Ramp exhaust
     Opening
     Closing
  Tappet lift
     Inlet
     Exhaust
  Valve lift
     Inlet
     Exhaust
  Valve lash (normal driving)
     Inlet
     Exhaust
Timing Diagram Data:
  Inlet
     Opens (theoretical)
     Closes (theoretical)
  Exhaust
     Opens (theoretical)
     Closes (theoretical)

Air Cleaner:
  make and type
  Capacity
  Filter element

Oil Filter:
  Make
  Capacity (quarts)

Dual Exhaust System
  Muffler type

  Body size
  Manifold

  Exhaust pipe size O.D.
  Tail pipe I.D.
  Suspension

Fuel System:
  Fuel tank

  Capacity (gallons)
  Mounting

  Filler


Cooling System:
  Radiator core
     Make
     Type
  Size
  Frontal area (sq. in.)
  Capacity
Standard 230hp:

Cast alloy iron
.184 -- .194
.0775 -- .0780
.010 -- .020
.0012 -- .0017



1.696@ 69 -- 79 lb.
1.306@ 159 -- 169 lb.
2.08

3.874 -- 4.12
2.00


Hydraulic
Steel


Carter
3756676 or 3779178
---
---
4 barrel, down-draft
Automatic



.00474, 10° long
.00670, 15° long

.00474, 10° long
.00670, 15° long

.26581
.26581

.3987
.3987

Zero
Zero


12° 30' BTC
57° 30' ABC

54° 30' BBC
15° 30' ATC


AC oil wetted
---
Aluminum wire


AC, Full flow
1


Diffusion & resonance,
reverse flow
24x4.06
Center take down each branch
serving two cylinders
2.0
1.87
Individual, rubber insulated
mountings.

Two stamped pans
seam welded
16.4
support by two straps attached
to underbody behind seat
In body left side,
to rear of driver's door



Harrison
Cellular
.20 x .560 x 2.00
340
16.5 qts. with heater
RPO 469 245hp:

Cast alloy iron
.184 -- .194
.0775 -- .0780
.010 -- .020
.0012 -- .0017



1.696@ 69 -- 79 lb.
1.306@ 159 -- 169 lb.
2.08

3.874 -- 4.12
2.00


Hydraulic
Steel


Carter

3744002
3744004
4 barrel
Automatic



.00474, 10° long
.00670, 15° long

.00474, 10° long
.00670, 15° long

.26581
.26581

.3987
.3987

Zero
Zero


12° 30' BTC
57° 30' ABC

54° 30' BBC
15° 30' ATC


AC oil bath
1 pint
cactus fibre


AC, Full flow
1


Diffusion & resonance,
reverse flow
24x4.06
Center take down each branch
serving two cylinders
2.0
1.87
Individual, rubber insulated
mountings.

Two stamped pans
seam welded
16.4
support by two straps attached
to underbody behind seat
In body left side,
to rear of driver's door



Harrison
Cellular
.20 x .560 x 2.00
340
16.5 qts. with heater
RPO 469C 270hp:

Cast alloy iron
.184 -- .194
.0775 -- .0780
.010 -- .020
.0012 -- .0017



1.696@ 69 -- 79 lb.
1.306@ 159 -- 169 lb.
2.08

3.874 -- 4.12
2.00


Hydraulic
Steel


Carter

3741089
3741090
4 barrel
Automatic



.0067, 18° long
.0067, 18° long

.0107, 29° long
.0107, 29° long

.2625
.2625

.39375
.39975

.012 hot
.018 hot


35° BTC
72° ABC

76° BBC
31° ATC


AC oil bath
1 pint
cactus fibre


AC, Full flow
1


Diffusion & resonance,
reverse flow
24x4.06
Center take down each branch
serving two cylinders
2.0
1.87
Individual, rubber insulated
mountings.

Two stamped pans
seam welded
16.4
support by two straps attached
to underbody behind seat
In body left side,
to rear of driver's door



Harrison
Cross Flow
.18 x .55B x 2.88
316.54
16.5 qts. with heater
FUELIE (FUEL INJECTED) ENGINE COMPONENT SPECIFICATIONS:

Upper Compression Ring:
  Material
  Width
  Thickness
  Gap
  Ring clearance in groove

Valve Springs:
  Length and pressure:
     Valve closed
     Valve open
     Free length
  Damper:
     Number of coils
     Free length

Tappets:
  Type
  Material

Manifold assembly, inlet:
  Material

Fuel:
  System
  Make

Fuel Filter:
  Make
  Model
  Location

Camshaft:
  Ramp inlet
     Opening
     Closing
  Ramp exhaust
     Opening
     Closing
  Tappet lift
     Inlet
     Exhaust
  Valve lift
     Inlet
     Exhaust
  Valve lash (normal driving)
     Inlet
     Exhaust
Timing Diagram Data:
  Inlet
     Opens (theoretical)
     Closes (theoretical)
  Exhaust
     Opens (theoretical)
     Closes (theoretical)

Air Cleaner:
  Make
  Type
  Filter element

Oil Filter:
  Make
  Capacity (quarts)

Dual Exhaust System
  Muffler type

  Body size
  Manifold

  Exhaust pipe size O.D.
  Tail pipe I.D.
  Suspension

Fuel System:
  Fuel tank

  Capacity (gallons)
  Mounting

  Filler


Cooling System:
  Radiator core
     Make
     Type
  Size
  Frontal area (sq. in.)
  Capacity
(RPO 579 275hp):

Cast alloy iron
.184 -- .194
.0775 -- .0780
.010 -- .020
.0012 -- .0017



1.696@ 69 -- 79 lb.
1.306@ 159 -- 169 lb.
2.08

3.874 -- 4.12
2.00


Hydraulic
Steel


Cast aluminunm


Fuel Injection
Rochester Products


AC
GF43
Mounted on engine top cover



.00474, 10° long
.00670, 15° long

.00474, 10° long
.00670, 15° long

.26581
.26581

.3987
.3987

Zero
Zero


12° 30' BTC
57° 30' ABC

54° 30' BBC
15° 30' ATC


AC
Dry
Paper


AC, Full flow
1


Diffusion & resonance,
reverse flow
24x4.06
Center take down each branch
serving two cylinders
2.0
1.87
Individual, rubber insulated
mountings.

Two stamped pans
seam welded
16.4
support by two straps attached
to underbody behind seat
In body left side,
to rear of driver's door



Harrison
Cellular
.20 x .560 x 2.00
340
16.5 qts. with heater
(RPO 579D 315hp):

Cast alloy iron
.184 -- .194
.0770 -- .0780
.010 -- .020
.0012 -- .0017



1.696@ 69 -- 79 lb.
1.306@ 159 -- 169 lb.
2.08

3.874 -- 4.12
2.00


Mechanical
Steel


Cast aluminunm


Fuel Injection
Rochester Products


AC
GF43
Mounted on engine top cover



.0067, 18° long
.0067, 18° long

.0107, 29° long
.0107, 29° long

.2625
.2665

.39375
.39375

.008 hot
.018 hot


35° BTC
72° ABC

76° BBC
31° ATC


AC
Dry
Paper


AC, Full flow
1


Straight thru









Two stamped pans
seam welded
16.4
support by two straps attached
to underbody behind seat
In body left side,
to rear of driver's door



Harrison
Cross Flow
.18 x .55B x 2.88
316.54
16.5 qts. with heater
MANUAL TRANSMISSION / GEAR RATIOS:


1st Gear:
2nd Gear:
3rd Gear:
4th Gear:
Reverse:
3-Speed Close Ratio
2.21:1
1.32:1
1.00:1
N/A
2.51:1
4-Speed (RPO 685)
2.20:1
1.66:1
1.31:1
1.00:1
2.26:1
1.82 and 1.00:1
1.82:1
1.82:1
SUSPENSION - FRONT:
Unitized, Independant, Short and Long Arm
Front Springs:
  Make and type
  Material and guage
  Number of coils
  Diameter
  Height
  Height under curb weight
  Capacity at ground
  Deflection rate
     At spring
     At wheel
Chevrolet, coil
Chrome alloy steel .547 -- .550
Total 9.75; active 7.94
Outside 4.30; pitch 3.752
Free 13.75; working 9.62@ 1235 lb.
9.72
800 lb.

300 lb./in.
110 lb./in.
Front Shock Absorbers:
  Make and type
  Mounting


  Model number
  Valve code
  Piston diameter and travel
Delco, direct double acting
Vertically from lower control arm through coil spring to front suspension crossmember
538F
3.5G6/axr/P 1.25
1.00x4.68
SUSPENSION - REAR:
Outrigger mounted semi-elyptical leaf springs
Rear Springs:
  Make and type
  Material
  Length and width
  Spring slips


  Number of leaves
  Leaf thickness


  Capacity
Chevrolet, semi-elliptic
Alloy steel
51x2.0
Clinch type = 3
Bolt type = 1
Total = 4
4
Number 1 & 3 = .282
Number 2 = .313
Number 4 = .262
Total = 1.159
At pad = 575 lb.
At ground = 725 lb.
Rear Shock Absorbers:
  Make and type
  Mounting





  Model number
  Valve code
  Piston diameter and travel
Delco, direct double acting
Stem attached to slotted holes in flanged "U" shaped rear crossmember, eye attached at bottom to an anchor bolt on rear spring "U" bolt and shock absorber anchor bolt plate
560P
4D6/oxh/j 1.25
1.0 x 7.44
Clutch:
  Type
  Number of coil springs
  Spring pressure (lbs.)
  Drive
  Lining area (sq. in.)
  Rated torque capacity (lb. ft.)
semi-centrifugal, coil spring
9
1620 initial
Lug
90.72
326
CAPACITIES:
Passenger Capacity:
Curb Weight (lbs.)
w/manual trans.
w/auto. trans.
Hard Top:
Interior Passenger Volume (cu.ft):
Interior Trunk Volume (cu. ft):
Fuel Capacity (gallons):
Engine Oil Capacity (qts.):
Coolant Capacity (qts.):
Battery:
Coefficient of Drag (cd):
Weight Dist. Front/Rear (%):

2 - Driver & Passenger

2,985 (3-speed)
3,090
55
---
4.474
16.4
5 (capacity of carnkcase less filter - refill)
16.5 (with heater)
12 volt, 54-plate, 53AH, Delco 1980458
---
---
STEERING:
Type:
Make:
Ratio:
Wheel diameter (in.):
Turns, Stop-to-Stop:
Turning Diameter, curb-to-curb (ft.):
Turning Diameter, wall-to-wall (ft.):
Semi-reversible recirculating ball
Saginaw
16.0:1
17
3.7
36.5 ft. right -- 37 ft. left (outside front)
38.5 ft. right -- 39 ft. left (outside front)
BRAKES:
Type:
Power brake type:
Drum diameter, front (in.):
Drum diameter, rear (in.):
Effective area (sq. in.):
Servo - 4 Wheel Hydraulic (Heavy Duty, RPO 684 Optional)
None
11
11
157 (Heavy Duty 108)
WHEELS/TIRES:
Wheel Type:
Standard:
Wheels, size:
Front:
Rear:
Tire, size:
Standard:
Optional:
Tires, type:
Revolutions at 30mph:
Inflation (cold)
Front:
Rear:
Short Spoke Disk, Pressed Steel

15"
15"

6.70 -- 15 -- 4 Ply Tubeless
6.70 -- 15 -- 4 Ply Whitewall
Rayon Cord
760

24 lbs.
24 lbs.
PERFORMANCE RESULTS:

3-Speed Transmission
Performance weight (lbs.)
Pounds/gross horsepower
Pounds/cu.in. piston displacement
Gross horsepower/cu.in. displacement
Power displacement (cu.ft./mile)
Displacement factor (cu.ft./mile)
0 - 60 mph (seconds)
Top Speed (mph)

Powerglide Transmission
Performance weight (lbs.)
Pounds/gross horsepower
Pounds/cu.in. piston displacement
Gross horsepower/cu.in. displacement
Power displacement (cu.ft./mile)
Displacement factor (cu.ft./mile)
0 - 60 mph (seconds)
Top Speed (mph)

4-Speed Transmission
Performance weight (lbs.)
Pounds/gross horsepower
Pounds/cu.in. piston displacement
Gross horsepower/cu.in. displacement
Power displacement (cu.ft./mile)
Displacement factor (cu.ft./mile)
0 - 60 mph (seconds)
Top Speed (mph)

* - (Source) Corvette - An American Classic, 1978
Standard

3285
14.28
11.61
,813
230.3
140.2
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3380
14.70
11.94
.813
220.9
130.7
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3295
14.33
11.64
.813
230.3
139.8
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RPO 469

3270
13.35
11.55
.866
230.3
140.9
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3370
13.76
11.91
.866
220.9
131.1
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3280
13.39
11.59
.866
230.3
140.4
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RPO 469C

3265
12.09
11.54
.954
230.3
141.1
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3275
12.13
11.57
.954
230.3
140.6
8.4 *
124 *
RPO 579

3285
11.95
11.61
.972
230.3
140.2
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3295
11.98
11.64
.972
230.3
139.8
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RPO 579

3280
10.38
11.55
1.113
230.3
140.9
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3280
10.41
11.59
1.113
230.3
140.4
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1960 Corvette