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Vehicle Specifications

1966 Corvette Specifications

Vehicle Specifications
Convertible
Coupe
Wheelbase, inches
98.0
98.0
Length, inches
175.2
175.2
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
3.55:1

Engine Specifications

Type ohv V-8 ohv V-8 ohv V-8 ohv V-8
Displacement, liters/cu inch 5.35/327
5.35/327 7.0/427 7.0/427
Bore x stroke, inches 4.00 x 3.25 4.00 x 3.25 4.25 x 3.76 4.25 x 3.76
Fuel Management 1 x 4-bbl. 1 x 4-bbl. (AFB)
1 x 4-bbl.
1 x 4-bbl.
Horsepower @ rpm 300 @ 5000 350 @ 5800 390 @ 5400 425 @ 5600
Torque @ rpm, pound-foot 360 @ 3200 360 @ 3600 460 @ 3600 460 @ 4000


 
Published Performance Numbers

Acceleration
425 hp, 4-sp man.
0-60 mph, sec
5.6
0-100 mph, sec
NA
1/4-mile, sec @ mph
13.4 @ 105


 
Vehicle Production and Base Prices

Car Type
Production
Price
2-door convertible
17,762
$4,084.00
2-door coupe
9,958 4,295.00


 
Options and Production

Option
Production
Price
Leather Seats
2,002
$79.00
Soft Ray Tinted Glass, all
11,859
15.80
Soft Ray Tinted Glass, windshield
9,270
10.55
Power Windows 4,562
57.95
Headrests
1,033
42.15
Shoulder Belts 37 26.35
Auxiliary Hardtop
8,463
231.75
Heater and Defroster Delete (credit)
54
97.85
Air Conditioning
3,520
412.90
Special Front and Rear Suspension
2,705
36.90
Positraction Rear Axle, all ratios
24,056
42.15
Power Brakes
5,464
42.15
Special Heavy Duty Brakes
382
342.30
Air Injection Reactor
2,380
44.75
Transistor Ignition System
7,146
73.75
390 hp Engine
5,116
181.20
425 hp Engine
5,258
312.85
350 hp Engine FI
7,591
105.35
4-speed Manual Transmission 10,837
184.35
4-speed Manual Transmission, close ratio
13,903
184.35
4-speed Manual Transmission, close ratio, heavy duty
15
237.00
Powerglide Automatic Transmission
2,401
194.85
36 Gallon Fuel Tank (coupe)
66
198.05
Off Road Exhaust System
2,795
36.90
Side Mount Exhaust System
3,617
131.65
Teakwood Steering Wheel
3,941
47.40
Teakwood Steering Column
3,670
42.15
Power Steering
5,611
94.80
Cast Aluminum Knock-Off Wheels
1,194
316.00
Whitewall Tires, 7.75 x 15 rayon 17,969
31.30
Goldwall Tires, 7.75 x 15 nylon 5,557
46.55
AM/FM Radio 26,363
199.10
Traffic Hazard Lamp Switch
5,764
11.60


 
Color Choices and Production

Color Choice
Production Color Choice
Production
Tuxedo Black 1,190
Ermine White 2,120
Rally Red 3,366
Nassau Blue
6,100
Laguna Blue
2,054
Trophy Blue
1,463
Mosport Green
2,311
Sunfire Yellow
2,339
Silver Pearl
2,967
Milano Maroon
3,799


 
Interior Color Choices

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


 
Convertible Top Color Choices

Color Choice Production
Black 7259
Beige 411
White 8739