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Vehicle Specifications

1998 Corvette Specifications

Vehicle Specifications
Hatchback Convertible
Wheelbase, inches
104.5
104.5
Length, inches
179.7
179.7
Width, inches
73.6
73.6
Track, inches
front: 62.0 rear: 62.0
front: 62.0 rear: 62.0
Height, inches
47.7
47.7
Curb weight, pounds
3,245
3,246


 
Mechanical Specifications (2-door hatchback/convertible)

Suspension
front: Independent; upper and lower A-arms, transverse composite monoleaf spring, tube shock absorbers, antiroll bar
rear: Independent, upper and lower A-arms, toe links, transverse composite monoleaf springs, tube shock absorbers, antiroll bar

Wheels/Tires
front: P245/45ZR-17
rear: P275/40ZR-18

Brakes
front: anti-lock 12.8-inch disc
rear: anti-lock 12.0-inch disc

Transmission
4-speed automatic
6-speed manual

Standard axle ratio
2.73:1 (auto) 3.42:1 (manual)

Engine Specifications

Type ohv V-8
Displacement, liters/cu inch
5.7/350
Bore × Stroke, inches
3.90 x 3.62
Fuel Management Sequential Injection
Horsepower @ rpm 345 @ 5,600
Torque @ rpm, pound-foot 350 @ 4,400


 
Published Performance Numbers

Acceleration 345 hp, 4-speed automatic
0-60 mph, sec
5.1
0-100 mph, sec
12.5
1/4-mile, sec @ mph 13.5 @ 104.7

Source: Motor Trend


Vehicle Production and Base Prices

Car Type
Production Price
2-door coupe
19,235
$37,495.00
2-door convertible 11,849
44,425.00


 
Options and Production

Option Production Price
Memory Package
24,234
$150.00
Power Passenger Seat
28,575
305.00
Sport Seats 22,675
625.00
Floor Mats
30,592
25.00
Body Side Moldings
17,070
75.00
Dual Removable Roof Panels
5,640
950.00
Removable Roof Panel, blue tint
6,975
650.00
Electronic Dual Zone Air Conditioning
26,572
365.00
Luggage Shade and Parcel Net
16,549
50.00
Selective Real Time Damping, electronic
8,374
1,695.00
Performance Axle Ratio (3.25 ratio for automatic)
13,331
100.00
Active Handling System
5,356
500.00
6-Speed Manual Transmission
7,106
815.00
Massachusetts/New York Emissions
2,701
170.00
Fog Lamps
29,310
69.00
Delco Stereo System w/CD
18,213
100.00
Remote Compact 12-Disc Changer
16,513
600.00
Front License Plate Frame
16,087
15.00
California Emissions
3,111
170.00
Indy Pace Car Replica ($5,804 w/manual) 
($5,039 w/auto)
1,163
5,039.00
Z51 Performance Handling Package
4,249
350.00


 
Color Choices and Production

Color Choice
Production Color Choice
Production
Arctic White 3,346
Light Pewter Metallic
3,276
Sebring Silver Metallic 4,637
Pace Car Purple
1,163
Nassau Blue Metallic 1,098
Navy Blue Metallic
14
Black 6,597
Aztec Gold
15
Light Carmine Red Metallic
1,567
Torch Red 8,767
Fairway Green Metallic 223
Medium Purple Metallic
381


 
Interior Color Choices

Color Choice Production
Light Oak NA
Firethorn Red NA
Light Gray NA
Yellow NA
Black NA


 
Convertible Top Color Choices

Color Choice Convertible
White 843
Light Oak 2376
Black 8630