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Vehicle Specifications

1965 Corvette Specifications

Vehicle Specifications
Convertible
Coupe
Wheelbase, inches
98.0
98.0
Length, inches
175.3
175.3
Width, inches
69.6
69.6
Track, inches
front: 56.3 rear: 57.0
front: 56.3 rear: 57.0
Height, inches
49.8
49.8
Curb weight, pounds
3,230
3,230


 
Mechanical Specifications (2-door convertible/coupe)

Suspension
front: Independent; upper and lower A-arms, coil springs, antiroll bar, tubular hydraulic shock absorbers
rear: Fixed differential, U-jointed half shafts, lateral struts, radius rods, transverse leaf spring, tubular hydraulic shock absorbers, antiroll bar w/big block engines

Wheels/Tires
7.75x15

Brakes
front: 11.75-inch disc
rear: 11.75-inch disc

Transmission
3-speed manual (std)
4-speed manual (opt)
2-speed Powerglide (opt)

Standard axle ratio
3.36:1

Engine Specifications

Type ohv V-8 ohv V-8 ohv V-8 ohv V-8
ohv V-8
Displacement, liters/cu inch 5.35/327
5.35/327 5.35/327

5.35/327

6.5/396
Bore x stroke, inches 4.00 x 3.25 4.00 x 3.25 4.00 x 3.25

4.00 x 3.25

4.25 x 3.76
Fuel Management 1 x 4-bbl. 1 x 4-bbl. (AFB)
1 x 4-bbl.

fuel injection

1 x 4-bbl.
Horsepower @ rpm 300 @ 5000 350 @ 5800 365 @ 6200

375 @ 6200

425 @ 6400
Torque @ rpm, pound-foot 360 @ 3200 360 @ 3600 350 @ 4000

350 @ 4400

415 @ 4000


 
Published Performance Numbers

Acceleration
375 hp, 4-sp man.
425 hp, 3-sp man.
0-60 mph, sec
6.3
5.7
0-100 mph, sec
14.7
13.4
1/4-mile, sec @ mph
14.4 @ 99
14.1 @ 103


 
Vehicle Production and Base Prices

Car Type
Production
Price
2-door convertible
15,378
$4,106.00
2-door coupe
8,186 4,321.00


 
Options and Production

Option
Production
Price
Leather Seats
2,128
$80.70
Soft Ray Tinted Glass, all
8,752
16.15
Soft Ray Tinted Glass, windshield
7,624
10.80
Power Windows 3,809
59.20
Auxiliary Hardtop
7,787
236.75
Heater and Defroster Delete (credit)
39
100.00
Air Conditioning
2,423
421.80
Special Front and Rear Suspension
975
37.70
Positraction Rear Axle, all ratios
19,965
43.05
Highway Rear Axle, 3.08:1
1,886
2.20
Power Brakes
4,044
43.05
Drum Brakes (substitution credit)
316
64.50
Transistor Ignition System
3,686
75.35
300 hp Engine
8,358
53.80
365 hp Engine
5,011
129.15
425 hp Engine
2,157
292.70
350 hp Engine
4,716
107.60
375 hp Engine FI
771
538.00
4-speed Manual Transmission 21,107
188.30
Powerglide Automatic Transmission
2,468
199.10
36 Gallon Fuel Tank (coupe)
41
202.30
Off Road Exhaust System
2,468
37.70
Side Mount Exhaust System
759
134.50
Teakwood Steering Wheel
2,259
48.45
Teakwood Steering Column
3,917
43.05
Power Steering
3,236
96.85
Cast Aluminum Knock-Off Wheels
1,116
322.80
Blackwall Tires, 7.75 x 15 nylon
168
15.70
Whitewall Tires, 7.75 x 15 rayon 19,300
31.85
Goldwall Tires, 7.75 x 15 nylon 989
50.05
AM/FM Radio 22,113
203.40
Comfort and Convenience Group
15,397
16.15


 
Color Choices and Production

Color Choice
Production Color Choice
Production
Tuxedo Black 1,191
Ermine White 2,216
Nassau Blue
6,022
Glen Green
3,782
Milano Maroon
2,831
Silver Pearl
2,552
Rally Red
3,688
Goldwood Yellow
1,275


 
Interior Color Choices

Color Choice Production
Black Vinyl NA
Red Vinyl NA
Blue Vinyl NA
Saddle Vinyl NA
Silver  Vinyl NA
Green Vinyl NA
Maroon Vinyl NA
Two-Tone White and Black Vinyl NA
Two-Tone White and Red Vinyl NA
Two-Tone White and Blue Vinyl NA
Black Leather NA
Saddle Leather NA
Red Leather NA
Blue Leather NA
Silver Leather NA
Green Leather NA
Maroon Leather NA
Two-Tone White and Black Leather NA
Two-Tone White and Red Leather NA
Two-Tone White and Blue Leather NA


 
Convertible Top Color Choices

Color Choice Production
Black 5565
Beige 551
White 7983