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Vehicle Specifications

1996 Corvette Specifications

Vehicle Specifications
Hatchback Convertible
Wheelbase, inches
96.2
96.2
Length, inches
178.5
178.6
Width, inches
70.7
70.7
Track, inches
front: 57.7 rear: 59.0
front: 57.7 rear: 59.0
Height, inches
46.3
47.3
Curb weight, pounds
3,298
3,360


 
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
front: P255/45ZR-17
rear: P285/40ZR-17

Brakes
front: anti-lock 12.9-inch disc
rear: anti-lock 11.9-inch disc

Transmission
4-speed automatic
6-speed manual

Standard axle ratio
3.45:1

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 Sequential Injection
Sequential Injection
Horsepower @ rpm 300 @ 5,000 330 @ 5,800
Torque @ rpm, pound-foot 335 @ 3,600 340 @ 4,500


 
Published Performance Numbers

Acceleration 300 hp, 6-speed manual
0-60 mph, sec
5.1
0-100 mph, sec
12.7
1/4-mile, sec @ mph 13.7 @ 104.0

Source: Car and Driver


Vehicle Production and Base Prices

Car Type
Production Price
2-door coupe
17,167
$37,225.00
2-door convertible
4,369
45,060.00


 
Options and Production

Option Production Price
Power Driver Seat
19,798
$305.00
Power Passenger Seat
17,060
305.00
Sport Seats 12,016
625.00
Auxiliary Hardtop
429
1,995.00
Dual Removable Roof Panels
3,983
950.00
Removable Roof Panel, blue tint
6,626
650.00
Removable Roof Panel, bronze tint
2,492
650.00
Selective Real Time Damping, electronic
2,896
1,695.00
Performance Axle Ratio
9,801
50.00
330 hp Engine
6,359
1,450.00
6-Speed Manual Transmission
6,359
0.00
Spare Tire Delete
986
-100.00
Low Tire Pressure Warning Indicator
6,865
325.00
Compact Disc, Delco-Bose (reqs PEG 1)
17,037
396.00
Tires, Extended Mobility
4,945
70.00
Collector Edition
5,412
1,250.00
Grand Sport Package ($2,880 w/convertible)
1,000
3,250.00
Performance Handling Package
1,869
350.00


 
Color Choices and Production

Color Choice
Production Color Choice
Production
Dark Purple Metallic
320
Arctic White 3,210
Sebring Silver Metallic
5,412
Admiral Blue
1,000
Black 3,917
Bright Aqua Metallic 357
Polo Green Metallic 2,414
Competition Yellow 488
Torch Red 4,418



 
Interior Color Choices

Color Choice Production
Light Beige NA
Red NA
Red Collectors Edition NA
Red Grand Sport NA
Light Gray NA
Light Gray Collectors Edition NA
Black NA
Black Collectors Edition NA
Black Grand Sport NA


 
Convertible Top Color Choices

Color Choice Convertible
White NA
Beige NA
Black NA