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Vehicle Specifications

1989 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
3,229 3,269


 
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
P275/40VR-17

Brakes
front: anti-lock 12.0-inch disc
rear: anti-lock 12.0-inch disc

Transmission
4-speed automatic
6-speed manual

Standard axle ratio
2.59:1 (auto) 3.33:1 (manual)

Engine Specifications

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


 
Published Performance Numbers

Acceleration 245 hp, 6-speed manual
0-60 mph, second
5.4
0-100 mph, second
14.42
1/4-mile, second @ mph
NA


 
Vehicle Production and Base Prices

Car Type
Production Price
2-door coupe
16,663
$31,545.00
2-door convertible
9,749
36,785.00


 
Options and Production

Option Production Price
Power Passenger Seat
20,578
$240.00
Power Driver Seat
25,606
240.00
Sport Seats, leather
1,777
1,025.00
Base Seats, leather
23,364
400.00
Callaway Twin Turbo (not GM installed)
69
25,895.00
Radiator Boost Fan
20,281
75.00
Auxiliary Hardtop
1,573
1,995.00
Dual Removable Roof Panels
5,274
915.00
Removable Roof Panel, blue tint
8,748
615.00
Removable Roof Panel, bronze tint
4,042
615.00
Electronic Air Conditioning Control
24,675
150.00
Illuminated Driver Vanity Mirror
17,414
58.00
Selective Ride and Handling, electronic
1,573
1,695.00
Performance Axle Ratio
10,211
22.00
Engine Block Heater
2,182
20.00
Engine Oil Cooler
20,162
110.00
6-Speed Manual Transmission
4,113
0.00
California Emission Requirements 4,501
100.00
Low Tire Pressure Warning Indicator
6,976
325.00
Stereo System, Delco-Bose
24,145
773.00
Heavy Duty Radiator
20,888
40.00
Luggage Rack (convertible)
616
140.00
Performance Handling Package (coupe)
2,224
575.00


 
Color Choices and Production

Color Choice
Production Color Choice
Production
White
5,426
Medium Blue Metallic
1,428
Dark Blue Metallic
1,931
Black
4,855
Dark Red Metallic
3,409
Bright Red
7,663
Gray Metallic
225
Charcoal Metallic
1,440


 
Interior Color Choices

Color Choice Production
Black Cloth 871
Saddle Cloth 400
Saddle Leather 4385
Red Leather 7139
Blue Leather 1483
Gray Leather 3096
Black Leather 9038


 
Convertible Top Color Choices

Color Choice Convertible
White Convertible Top NA
Saddle Convertible Top NA
Black Convertible Top NA