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Vehicle Specifications

1970 Corvette Specifications

Vehicle Specifications
Convertible
Coupe
Wheelbase, inches
98.0
98.0
Length, inches
182.5
182.5
Width, inches
69.0
69.0
Track, inches
front: 58.7 rear: 59.4
front: 58.7 rear: 59.4
Height, inches
47.9
47.9
Curb weight, pounds
3,720
3,425


 
Mechanical Specifications (2-door convertible/coupe)

Suspension
front: Independent; upper and lower A-arms, coil springs, tubular hydraulic shock absorbers, antiroll bar

rear: Independent, lateral leaf springs, struts, U-joint halfshafts, trailing arms, tubular hydraulic shock absorbers

Wheels/Tires
8x15

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

Transmission
3-speed Hydra-Matic
4-speed manual

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
5.7/350
5.7/350
5.7/350
7.4/454
7.4/454
Bore × stroke, inches
4.00 x 3.48 4.00 x 3.48 4.00 x 3.48 4.25 x 3.76 4.25 x 3.76
Fuel Management
1 x 4-bbl.
1 x 4-bbl. 1 x 4-bbl. 1 x 4-bbl. 1 x 4-bbl.
Horsepower @ rpm
300 @ 4,800 350 @ 5,600 370 @ 6,000 390 @ 4,800 460 @ 5,600
Torque @ rpm, pound-foot
380 @ 3,200 380 @ 3,600 380 @ 4,000 500 @ 3,400 490 @ 3,000


Published Performance Numbers

Acceleration
390 hp, 3-sp automatic
460 hp, 4-sp man.
0-60 mph, sec
7.0
NA
0-100 mph, sec
NA
NA
1/4-mile, sec @ mph
15.0 @ 93
13.8 @ 108

(Sources: Road & Track; Sports Car Graphic)


Vehicle Production and Base Prices

Car Type
Production
Price
2-door convertible
6,648
$4,849.00
2-door coupe
10,668 5,192.00


 
Options and Production

Option
Production
Price
Custom Interior Trim
3,191
$158.00
Power Windows 4,813
63.20
Custom Shoulder Belts (std w/coupe)
475
42.15
Auxiliary Hardtop
2,556
273.85
Vinyl Covering
832
63.20
Rear Window Defroster
1,281
36.90
Air Conditioning
6,659
447.65
Optional Rear Axle Ratio
2,862
12.65
Power Brakes
8,984
47.40
350 hp Engine
4,910
158.00
390 hp Engine 4,473
289.65
370 hp Engine
1,287
447.60
4-speed Manual Transmission, close ratio
4,383
0.00
4-speed Manual Transmission, close ratio, heavy duty
25
95.00
Turbo Hydra-Matic Automatic Transmission
5,102
0.00
California Emissions
1,758
36.90
Tilt-Telescopic Steering Column
5,803
84.30
Power Steering
11,907
105.35
Deluxe Wheel Covers
3,467
57.95
White Stripe Tires, F70 x 15 nylon
6,589
31.30
White Letter Tires, F70 x 15 nylon 7,985
33.15
Heavy Duty Battery (std w/LS5)
165
15.80
Alarm System
6,727
31.60
AM/FM Radio 14,529
172.75
AM/FM Radio, stereo
2,462
278.10
Special Purpose Engine Package
25
968.95


 
Color Choices (Production numbers not available)

Color Choice
Color Choice
Color Choice
Classic White
Monza Red
Marlboro Maroon
Mulsanne Blue
Bridgehampton Blue
Donnybrooke Green
Daytona Yellow
Cortez Silver
Ontario Orange
Laguna Gray
Corvette Bronze


 
Interior Color Choices

Color Choice Production
Black Vinyl NA
Red Vinyl NA
Brown Vinyl NA
Saddle Vinyl NA
Green Vinyl NA
Blue Vinyl NA
Black Leather NA
Saddle Leather NA


 
Convertible Top Color Choices

Color Choice Production
Black NA
Beige NA
White NA