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Vehicle Specifications

1974 Corvette Specifications

Vehicle Specifications
Convertible Coupe
Wheelbase, inches
98.0 98.0
Length, inches
185.1 185.1
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
3,492 3,492


 
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
8 X 15

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
Displacement, liters/cubic inch
5.7/350 5.7/350 7.4/454
Bore X stroke, inches 4.00 X 3.48 4.00 X 3.48 4.25 X 4.00
Fuel management
1 X 4-bbl. 1 X 4-bbl. 1 X 4-bbl.
Horsepower @ rpm
195 @ 4,400
250 @ 5,200
270 @ 4,400
Torque @ rpm, pound-foot
275 @ 2,800
285 @ 4,000
380 @ 2,800


 
Vehicle Production and Base Prices

Car Type
Production Price
2-door coupe
32,028 $6,001.50
2-door convertible
5,474 $5,765.50


 
Options and Production

Option Production Price
Custom Interior Trim
19,959
$154.00
Power Windows
23,490
$86.00
Custom Shoulder Belts (std w/coupe)
618
$41.00
Auxiliary Hardtop
2,612
$267.00
Vinyl Covering
367
$329.00
Rear Window Defroster
9,322
$43.00
Air Conditioning
29,397
$467.00
Optional Rear Axle Ratio
1,219
$12.00
Gymkhana Suspension
1,905
$7.00
Power Brakes
33,306
$49.00
270 hp Engine
3,494
$250.00
250 hp Engine
6,690
$299.00
4-Speed Manual Transmission, close ratio
3,494
$0.00
Turbo Hydra-Matic Automatic Transmission
25,146
$0.00
Tilt-Telescopic Steering Column
27,700
$82.00
Power Steering
35,944
$117.00
White Stripe Steel Belted Tires, GR70 X 15
9,140 $32.00
White Letter Steel Belted Tires, GR70 X 15
24,102 $45.00
Dual Horns
5,258
$4.00
AM/FM Radio, stereo
19,581
$276.00
AM/FM Radio
17,374 $173.00
Heavy Duty Battery (std w/LS4)
9,169
$15.00
Map Light (on rearview mirror)
16,101
$5.00
California Emission Test
NA
$20.00
Off Road Suspension and Brake Package
47
$400.00


 
Color Choices (production numbers not available)

Classic White
Silver Mist
Corvette Gray
Corvette Medium Blue
Dark Green
Bright Yellow
Dark Brown
Medium Red
Mille Miglia Red Corvette Orange


 
Interior Color Choices

Color Choice Production
Black Vinyl NA
Silver Vinyl NA
Dark Blue Vinyl NA
Saddle Vinyl NA
Neutral Vinyl NA
Black Leather NA
Saddle Leather NA
Dark Blue Leather NA
Silver Leather NA


 
Convertible Top Color Choices

Color Choice Production
Black NA
White NA