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2003 Specifications
THE C5 CORVETTE - SPECIFICATIONS
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MODEL: 2002 Chevrolet Corvette       BODY STYLE: Two-door Coupe, Convertible, Hard Top front engine, rear wheel drive
MANUFACTURING LOCATION: Bowling Green, Kentucky
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CONSTRUCTION:
VEHICLE NUMBERS (Also known as VIN Numbers): 

VIN SUFFIX:



ENGINE BLOCK NUMBER: 12561168: 346 CUBIC INCH, 405 HORSEPOWER

HEAD NUMBER:
ZFA: 346 CUBIC INCH, 350 HORSEPOWER, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ZFC: 346 CUBIC INCH, 350 HORSEPOWER, MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ZFB: 346 CUBIC INCH, 405 HORSEPOWER, MANUAL TRANSMISSION
12564241: 346 CUBIC INCH, 350 HORSEPOWER
12564243: 346 CUBIC INCH, 405 HORSEPOWER
2003 CORVETTE FACTORY OPTIONS:
CODE:   DESCRIPTION: QUANTITY:      RETAIL PRICE:
1YY07
1YY37
1YY67
1SB
1SB
1SC
1SC
AAB
B84
CC3
C2L
DDO
F55*
G92
MN6
N73
QF5
R8C
ULO
U1S

V49
Z51
79U
Base Corvette Sport Coupe
Base Corvette Z06 Hardtop
Base Corvette Convertible
Preferred Equipment Group - Coupe
Preferred Equipment Group - Convertible
50th Anniversary Eddition - Coupe
50th Anniversary Eddition - Convertible
Memory Package (Z06 Hardtop)
Body Side Moldings
Removable Roof Panel, Blue Tint (Coupe)
Dual Removable Roof Panels (Coupe)
Electrochromatic Mirrors (Z06 Hardtop)
Magnetic Selective Ride Control (Coupe & Convertible)
Performance Axle Ratio (3.15 ratio) (automatic)
6-Speed Manual Transmission (Coupe & Convertible)
Magnesium Wheels (Coupe & Convertible)
Polished Aluminum Wheels (Coupe & Convertible)
Corvette Museum Delivery
Delco Stereo Cassette (Replaces Standard Radio)
Remote Compact 12-Disc Changer (Coupe & Convertible)
Front License Plate Frame
Performance Handling Package (Coupe & Convertible)
Millennium Yellow Paint with tint coat
12,812
8,635
14,022
7,310
6,643
4,085
7,547
8,241
22,243
5,184
3,150
8,227
14,992
9,785
8,590
293
10,290
787
4,664
15,979

20,605
2,592
3,900
$43,895.00
$51,155.00
$50,370.00
$1,200.00
$1,200.00
$5,000.00
$5,000.00
$750.00
$150.00
$1,200.00
$750.00
$120.00
$1,695.00
$395.00
$915.00
$1,500.00
$1,295.00
$490.00
$0.00
$600.00

$15.00
$395.00
$750.00
(* New for the 2003 model year)
Torch Red
Black
Quicksilver
Metallic
Electron
Blue Metllic
Speedway
White
Red
Black
Light Grey
Medium Spiral Gray Metallic
INTERIOR COLOR TEMPLATE:
EXTERIOR COLOR TEMPLATE:
Sport Seats
SEATS:
Light Oak
Cast Aluminum
Wheels
WHEELS:
Millennium Yellow
50th Anniversary Red
Forged High-Polish
Aluminum Wheels
Cast Aluminum Wheels (Z06)
Z06 Black Leather Seats
Z06 Torch Red/Black Leather Seats
Champagne Aluminum Wheels (50th Anniversary Edition)
Magnesium Wheels
CORVETTE POWERTRAIN SPECIFICATIONS:
Engine:
Order Code:
Engine Manufacturing
Type:

Number of Cylinders
Displacement (liters/cc/cid):
Fuel induction system:
Horsepower (SAE net @ rpm):
Torque (lbs.-ft. @ rpm) (manual):
Torque (lbs.-ft. @ rpm) (auto):
Valves per cylinder:
Bore x stroke (mm.):
Redline (rpm):
Compression ratio:
Total Dressed Engine Weight Dry:
Automatic
Manual
Firing Order:
Cylinder Number System;
Left Bank:
Right Bank:
Fuel Required:
Fuel Antiknock index (R+M) +2
Recommended Fuel:
EPA - Automatic Transmission
City:
Highway:
Max cruising range
EPA - Manual Transmission
City:
Highway:
Max cruising range
LS1

90 degree V, Front Longitudinal, OHV Pushrod
8
5.7 / 5,665 / 350
Sequential Fuel Injection
350 @ 5,600
375 @ 4,400
360 @ 4,000
2
99.0 x 92.0
6,000 rpm
10.1:1



1-8-7-2-6-5-4-3

1-3-5-7
2-4-6-8
Unleaded
87
Premium Unleaded 93 octane

18 mpg
25 mpg
481 miles / 774 km

19 mpg
28 mpg
518 miles / 834 km
LS6

90 degree V, Front Longitudinal, OHV Pushrod
8
5.7 / 5,665 / 350
Sequential Fuel Injection
405 @ 6,000
400 @ 4,800
N/A
2
99.0 x 92.0
6,500 rpm
10.5:1



1-8-7-2-6-5-4-3

1-3-5-7
2-4-6-8
Unleaded
87
Premium Unleaded 93 octane

N/A
N/A
N/A

19 mpg
28 mpg
518 miles / 834 km
Engine Materials
Block:
Cylinder Heads:
Intake Manifold:
Exhaust Manifold:
Crankshaft:
Camshaft:
Cam drive:
LS1
Cast Aluminum
Cast Aluminum
Composite
Cast Nodular Iron
Cast Nodular Iron w/Rolled Fillets
Hollow Steel
Chain
LS6
Cast Aluminum
Cast Aluminum
Composite
Cast Nodular Iron
Cast Nodular Iron w/Rolled Fillets
Hollow Steel
Chain
COLOR CODES AND QUANTITIES:
CODE
12
21
40
41
70
79
88
94
EXTERIOR
Quicksilver
Electron Blue
Speedway White
Black
Torch Red
Millenium Yellow
Medium Spiral Gray
Anniversary Red
Coupe
798
967
371
1,600
1,864
1,041
2,086
4,085
INTERIOR COLOR OPTIONS
Black, Light Grey, Red
Black, Light Grey, Light Oak
Black, Light Grey, Light Oak, Red
Black, Light Grey, Light Oak, Red
Black, Light Grey, Light Oak, Red
Black
Black, Light Grey, Light Oak, Red
Shale
Conv
500
531
308
1,398
1,374
1,151
1,213
7,547
Total
2,387
2,770
679
5,597
5,205
3,900
3,299
11,632
Z06
1,089
1,272
N/A
2,599
1,967
1,708
N/A
N/A
INTERIOR COLORS AND QUANTITIES:
CODE
154
193
194
673
703
704
923
TOTAL
11,632
18,180

1,669
1,969

2,019
COLOR
Shale
Black
Black (Z06)
Light Oak
Red
Black/Red (Z06)
Light Gray
CONVERTIBLE TOP COLORS AND QUANTITIES:
CODE
16T
41T
67T
TOTAL

COLOR
White
Black
Light Oak
Shale
50th Anniversary Embroidered Seats
50th Anniversary Logo FLoor Mats
50th Anniversary Logo Tachometer and Speedometer
Shale
3.06:1
1.63:1
1.00:1
0.70:1

Type:
Order Code:
Model:
Standard
Rear Wheel Drive
M30
4L60-E
Hydra-Matic
Rear-Mounted
4-Speed Automatic w/Overdrive
Gear Ratio
1st Gear:
2nd Gear:
3rd Gear:
4th Gear:

Reverse:           2.29:1
Axle Ratio:        2.73:1 (3.15:1 optional)
Final Drive:       1.90 (2.19 optional)
Automatic Transmission:
Type: 
Order Code:
Model:
Optional
Rear Wheel Drive
MM6
T56
Borg-Warner
Rear-Mounted
6-Speed Manual
2.66:1
1.78:1
1.30:1
1.00:1
0.74:1
0.50:1
Gear Ratio
1st Gear:
2nd Gear:
3rd Gear:
4th Gear:
5th Gear:
6th Gear:
Reverse:           2.90:1
Axle Ratio:        3.42:1
Final Drive:       1.71
Manual Transmission (6-Speed):
Type: 
Order Code:
Model:
Z06
Rear Wheel Drive
M12
2.97:1
2.07:1
1.43:1
1.00:1
0.84:1
0.56:1
Gear Ratio
1st Gear:
2nd Gear:
3rd Gear:
4th Gear:
5th Gear:
6th Gear:
Reverse:           3.28:1
Axle Ratio:        3.42:1
Final Drive:       1.91
Manual Transmission (6-Speed):
Suspension - Front
Type:

Features:
Suspension - Rear
Type:

Features:
Magnetic Selective Ride Control - Standard on the 50th Anniversary Edition and optional (F55) for the coupe and convertible.
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS:
Wheelbase:
Overall Length:
Total Body Width:
Overall Height:
104.5 Inches
179.7 Inches
73.6 Inches
47.8 Inches
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS:
Wheelbase:
Overall Length:
Total Body Width:
Overall Height:

104.5 Inches
179.7 Inches
73.6 Inches
47.7 Inches
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Headroom:
Shoulder Room:
Hip Room:
Leg Room:
37.9 Inches
55.3 Inches
54.2 Inches
42.7 Inches.
Coupe
Track Width, Front:
Track Width, Rear:
Min. Ground Clearance:
61.9 Inches
62.0 Inches

INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Headroom:
Shoulder Room:
Hip Room:
Leg Room:
37.9 Inches
55.3 Inches
54.2 Inches
42.7 Inches.
Convertible
Track Width, Front:
Track Width, Rear:
Min. Ground Clearance:
61.9 Inches
62.0 Inches

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS:
Wheelbase:
Overall Length:
Total Body Width:
Overall Height:
104.5 Inches
179.7 Inches
73.6 Inches
47.7 Inches
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Headroom:
Shoulder Room:
Hip Room:
Leg Room:
37.8 Inches
55.3 Inches
54.2 Inches
42.7 Inches.
Track Width, Front:
Track Width, Rear:
Min. Ground Clearance:
62.4 Inches
62.6 Inches

Z06
2003 Corvette Coupe Blueprint
2003 Corvette Convertible Bleuprint
2003 Corvette Z06 Blueprint
CAPACITIES
Passenger Capacity:
Curb Weight (lbs./kg.)
manual trans.
auto. trans.
Interior Passenger Volume (cu.ft):
Interior Trunk Volume (cu. ft):
Fuel Capacity (gallons):
Engine Oil Capacity (qts.):
Coolant Capacity (qts.):
Battery (CCA):
Coefficient of Drag (cd):
Weight Dist. Front/Rear (%):
Coupe
2 - Driver & Passenger


3,246 / 1,458

24.8
18.0
6.5 (with filter)
11.5 (11.8 w/ man. trans.)


51/49
Convertible
2 - Driver & Passenger


3,248 / 1,456

13.9 (Top up), 11.2 (Top down)
18.0
6.5 (with filter)
11.5 (11.8 w/ man. trans.)


51/49
Hardtop Z06
2 - Driver & Passenger

3,118 / 1,414
N/A

13.3
18.0
6.5 (with filter)
11.8


53/47
Steering
Type:
Ratio:
Wheel diameter (in.):
Turns, Lock-to-Lock:
Turning Diameter, curb-to-curb (ft.):
Turning Diameter, wall-to-wall (ft.):
Power-Assisted, Speed-Sensitive, Magnetic, Variable-Effort (MagnaSteer)
16.1:1

2.66
40.2

Brakes
Type:
Anti-lock system (Standard):
Rotor diameter x thickness, front (in.):
Rotor diameter x thickness, rear (in.):
Swept area, fr. / rr. (sq. in.):
Power-Assisted, Four-Wheel Vented Disc
Four Wheel (Bosch ABS S.3)
12.6 x 1.26
11.8 x 1.00
263 / 158
Wheels / Tires
Wheel Type:
Standard:
Optional:
Wheels, size:
Front:
Rear:
Tire, size:
Front:
Rear:
Tires, manufacturer / type:
Coupe/Convertible

Cast Aluminum
Forged High-Polish Aluminum

17" x 8.5"
18" x 9.5"

P245/45ZR-17
P275/40ZR-18
Extended-Mobility (EMT) Eagle F1 GS High-Performance
Goodyear Eagle F1 GS Tire
Goodyear Eagle F1 GS Tires
Goodyear Eagle F1 GS Tread
Z06

Cast Spun Aluminum
-

17" x 9.5"
18" x 10.5"

P265/40ZR-17
P295/35ZR-18
Goodyear Eagle F1 SC (GM Tire Inflator Kit Included)
PERFORMANCE RESULTS
Weight-to-power ratio, auto. trans. (lbs:hp):
Weight-to-power ratio, man. trans. (lbs:hp):
Specific output (hp/liter):
0-60 MPH, Manual Trans. (seconds):
0-60 MPH, Auto Trans. (seconds):
Quarter Mile, Man. Trans. (seconds / mph):
Top Speed (mph):
Lateral Acceleration (g):
600-ft Slalom (mph):
Braking, 30 - 0 mph (ft.):
Braking, 60 - 0 mph (ft.):
Skidpad (g):
Coupe


61.4
4.9 (R&T)

13.4 / 101.1 (R&T)


62.4 (700 ft.)(R&T)

134 (R&T)
0.89 (R&T)
Convertible


61.4
4.72 (M)

13.02 / 109.59 (M)


66.4 (M)


0.88 (M)
Z06


71.1

Goodyear Eagle F1 SC Tires
Goodyear Eagle F1 SC Tires
(M) references Motortrend tests reports.
(R&T) references Road and Track tests reports.
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