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Vehicle Specifications

1988 Corvette Specifications

Vehicle Specifications
Hatchback Convertible
Wheelbase, inches
96.2 96.2
Length, inches
176.5 176.5
Width, inches
71.0 71.0
Track, inches
front: 59.6 rear: 60.4
front: 59.6 rear: 60.4
Height, inches
46.7 46.4
Curb weight, pounds
3,216 3,279


 
Mechanical Specifications (2-door hatchback/convertible)

Suspension
front: Independent; unequal length upper and lower A-arms, transverse fiberglass leaf spring, tubular hydraulic shock absorbers, antiroll bar
rear: Independent, upper and lower trailing arms, lateral arms, tie rods, halfshafts, transverse fiberglass leaf springs, tubular hydraulic shock absorbers, antiroll bar

Wheels/Tires
P255/50ZR-16

Brakes
front: anti-lock 11.5-inch disc
rear: anti-lock 11.5-inch disc

Transmission
4-speed automatic
4+3-speed manual (4-speed manual with overdrive in 3rd and 4th gears)

Standard axle ratio
2.59:1 (auto) 3.07:1 (manual)

Engine Specifications

Type ohv V-8 ohv V-8
Displacement, liters/cu inch
5.7/350
5.7/350
Bore × Stroke, inches
4.00 x 3.48
4.00 x 3.48
Fuel Management Tuned Port Injection
Tuned Port Injection
Horsepower @ rpm 240 @ 4,300 245 @ 4,300
Torque @ rpm, pound-foot 340 @ 3,200 340 @ 3,200


 
Published Performance Numbers

Acceleration 240 hp, 4-speed automatic
0-60 mph, second
5.6
0-100 mph, second
16.3
1/4-mile, second @ mph
14.3 @ 95

Source: Car and Driver


Vehicle Production and Base Prices

Car Type
Production Price
2-door coupe
15,382
$29,489.00
2-door convertible
7,407
34,820.00


 
Options and Production

Option Production Price
Power Passenger Seat
18,779
$240.00
Power Driver Seat
22,084
240.00
Sport Seats, leather
12,724
1,025.00
Base Seats, leather
9,043
400.00
Callaway Twin Turbo (not GM installed)
124
25,895.00
Radiator Boost Fan
19,035
75.00
Dual Removable Roof Panels
5,091
915.00
Removable Roof Panel, blue tint
8,332
615.00
Removable Roof Panel, bronze tint
3,337
615.00
Electronic Air Conditioning Control
19,372
150.00
Twin Remote Heated Mirrors (convertible)
6,582
35.00
Illuminated Driver Vanity Mirror
14,249
58.00
Delco-Bilstein Shock Absorbers
18,437
189.00
Performance Axle Ratio, 3.07:1
4,497
22.00
Engine Oil Cooler
18,877
110.00
4-Speed Manual Transmission
4,282
0.00
California Emission Requirements 3,882
99.00
Radio Delete
179
-297.00
Stereo System, Delco-Bose
20,304
773.00
Heavy Duty Radiator
19,271
40.00
35th Special Edition Package (coupe)
2,050
4,795.00
Performance Handling Package (coupe)
1,309
1,295.00
Rear Window + Side Mirror Defoggers (coupe)
14,648
165.00

 
Color Choices and Production

Color Choice
Production Color Choice
Production
Silver Metallic
385
Medium Blue Metallic
1,148
Dark Blue Metallic
1,675
Yellow
578
White
3,620
Black
3,420
Dark Red Metallic
2,878
Bright Red
5,340
Gray Metallic
644
Charcoal Metallic
1,046
White/Black
2,050



 
Interior Color Choices

Color Choice Production
Black Cloth NA
Saddle Cloth NA
Saddle Leather 3206
White Leather 2050
Red Leather 5405
Graphite Leather 2564
Black Leather 6834
Blue Leather 1708


 
Convertible Top Color Choices

Color Choice Convertible
White Convertible Top 2811
Saddle Convertible Top 1165
Black Convertible Top 3431