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Body Specs

Wheelbase: 96.2 inches
Overhang (Front): 40.5 inches
Overhang (Rear): 39.7 inches
Front Track: 59.6 inches
Rear Track: 60.4 inches
Length: 178.5 inches
ZR-1: 178.5 inches
Width: 70.7 inches
ZR-1: 73.1 inches
Ground Clearance
Differential to Ground:
7.0 inches
Ground Clearance
Front Bumper to Ground:
5.1 inches
Ground Clearance
Rear Bumper to Ground:
9.2 inches
Minimum Ground Clearance: ZR-1, Coupe: 4.2 inches / Convertible: 3.6 inches
(Measured at Catalytic Converter)
Overall Height: 46.3 inches (Coupe, ZR-1)
47.3 inches (Convertible)
Rocker Panel to Ground (Front): 6.9 inches
Rocker Panel to Ground (Rear): 6.8 inches
Cargo Capacity: 100 lbs. (Coupe, Convertible)
6.6 cubic feet (Convertible)
12.6 cubic feet (Coupe, ZR-1)
Liftover Height: 35.4 Inches (Coupe)
Cowl Height: 33.1 inches
Effective Head Room: Coupe: 36.5 inches
Convertible: 37.0 inches
Shoulder Room: 53.9 inches
Hip Room: 50.8 inches
Tire Size: P275/40ZR17 B/W
(Goodyear Eagle 40ZR, Unidirectional)
ZR-1 (Rear)
P315/35ZR17
Wheel Size: 17" x 9.5" (Front and Rear)
ZR-1 Rear: 17" x 11.0"
Recommended Tire Inflation Coupe: 35 PSI Front / Rear
Convertible: 30 PSI Front / Rear
Manual Six Speed Transmission: 1st Gear 2.68:1
2nd Gear 1.80:1
3rd Gear 1.29:1
4th Gear 1.00:1
5th Gear .75:1
6th Gear .50:1
Reverse Gear 2.50:1
Turbo Hydra-Matic (Automatic) Transmission: 1st Gear 3.06:1
2nd Gear 1.63:1
3rd Gear 1.00:1
4th Gear 0.70:1
Reverse Gear 2.29:1
Turbo Hydra-Matic (Automatic)
Transmission Lubricant:
Dextron II
8.0 Pints
Maximum Upshift Speed: 1 > 2: 43 MPH
2 > 3: 79 MPH
3 > 4: 116 MPH
Manual Transmission
Lubricant Type:
5W-30 Texaco
2.1 Liters
Axle Ratio: 3.45:1 (Manual Transmission)
2.59:1, 2.73:1, 3.07:1 (Automatic Transmission)
Standard Fuel Tank Capacity: 20 Gallons
EPA Fuel Economy: LT1 Engine: 16 MPG (City) / 24 MPG (Highway)
ZR-1 LT5 Engine: 16 MPG (City) / 25 MPG (Highway)
Steering Ratio: 15.7:1
Turning Diameters
Outside Front:
41.3 feet (Wall to Wall)
40.0 feet (Curb to Curb)
Steering Wheel Diameter: 15.0 inches


EPA Fuel Economy

Manual: City: 15
Highway: 23
Combined: 17
Automatic: City: 15
Highway: 23
Combined: 18
Manual: City: 15
Highway: 23
Combined: 18


Weight

Model 1YY07 2-Door Hatchback Coupe : Curb Mass
Front: 1,711 lb.
Rear: 1,616 lb.
Total: 3,327 lb.
Shipping**: 3,223 lb.
ETWC*: 3,625 lb.
Model 1YY67 2-Door Convertible: Curb Mass
Front: 1,731 lb.
Rear: 1,645 lb.
Total: 3,375 lb.
Shipping**: 3,269 lb.
ETWC*: 3,750 lb.
Model 1YZ07 2-Door Hatchback Coupe (ZR1): Curb Mass
Front: 1,839 lb.
Rear: 1,682 lb.
Total: 3,521 lb.
Shipping**: 3,415 lb.
ETWC*: 3,750 lb.
* Equivalent Test Weight Class - basis for US Environmental Protection Agency emission certifications.
** Shipping weight = Curb Weight Less 106 lbs.

Weight Differentials
Removeble Plastic Roof Panel
(RPO CC3):
-3.9 lb.
(-1.3 lb. Front; -2.6 lb. Rear)
Electric Defogger System
Rear Window and Side Mirror
(RPO Z6A):
+0.8 lb.
(+0.4 lb. Front; +0.4 lb. Rear)
Delco-Bose
Premium Audio System
(RPO UU8):
+8.8 lb.
(+3.5 lb. Front; +5.3 lb. Rear)
Custom Adjustable Seats
(RPO AQ9):
+11.9 lb.
(+5.7 lb. Front; +6.2 lb. Rear)
Automatic Air Conditioning
(RPO C68):
+3.1 lb.
+3.1 lb. Front
Manual Transmission
(RPO ML9):
-8.8 lb.
-4.8 lb. Front; -4.0 lb. Rear)
Leather Seat Trim
(RPO AR9):
+3.5 lb.
(+1.3 lb. Front; +2.2 lb. Rear)
Adjustable Suspension Package
(RPO Z07):
+22.9 lb.
(+10.1 lb. Front; +12.8 lb. Rear)


Engine Specs

Type:: 90° V8 (LT5: DOHC 32-Valve)
Bore / Stroke:: 4.00" / 3.48"
LT-5: 3.90" x 3.66"
Engine Weight:: ZR-1 LT5 596 lb.
Fuel Requirement:: 91-Octane Rating Unleaded Gasoline
(LT1, ZR-1 Engines)
Compression Ratio:: LT1: 10.5:1
LT5 (ZR-1): 11.0:1
Cylinder Head Material:: Aluminum
Cylinder Block Material:: LT1: Cast Iron
LT5 (ZR-1): Aluminum
Oil Pump Type:: Gear
Cooling System Capacity: 9.39 Quarts (Manual Transmission)
9.61 Quarts (Automatic Transmission)
16.7 Quarts (ZR-1)
Radiator Cap Relief Pressure: 15 PSI
Battery: 12 volt - 525 Amps Cold Cranking 0° (CCA)
54 Amp-hours
Alternator: Delco-Remy
50 / 124 Amps (Idle / Max RPM)

Fuel System
Type: Multi-Port Fuel Injection
(LT1 and LT5 Engines)
Fuel Pump: Electric, Dual Turbine - In Fuel Tank
Point of Injection: Fuel Injectors at Inlet Ports
Flow: Pulse

Horsepower
ZR-1 Engine LT5 (350 cubic inch): 375 hp @ 5,800 RPM;
Torque: 370 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Standard Engine LT1 (350 cubic inch): Manual Transmission: 300 hp @ 5,000 RPM;
Torque: 330 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM

Ignition System
Spark Plug
(Standard LT1 Engine):
R45LTSP
Make: AC
Spark Plug
(ZR-1 LT5 Engine):
FR2LS
Make: AC
Spark Plug Thread: M14 x 1.25
ZR-1, LT5: N/A
Spark Plug Gap: .050 inch
ZR-1, LT5: N/A
Spark Plug Tightening Torque: 18 - 22 lb. - ft.
ZR-1, LT5: N/A

Brakes
Type: Hydraulic Power Brake Front and Rear Disc
Effective Area: 32.4 Square Inches (209 Square cm.) (Front)
18.4 Square Inches (119 Square cm.) (Rear)
Gross Lining Area: 33.0 Square Inches (213 Square cm.) (Front)
18.4 Square Inches (119 Square cm.) (Rear)
Swept Area: 111.9 Square Inches (722 Square cm.) (Front)
91.3 Square Inches (589 Square cm.) (Rear)
Rotor: Outer Working Diameter: (302 mm.) 9.9 inches
Inner Working Diameter:
7.3 Inches (222 mm.) (Front),
7.6 Inches (232 mm.) (Rear)
Type and Material: Vented, Gray Iron Vented (Front)
HCE Iron Vented (Rear)

1992 Corvette Options

RPO: Description Production:    Price
24S Removable Roof Panel, blue tint (coupe) 6,424 (31.37%) $650.00
64S Removable Roof Panel, bronze tint (coupe) 3,005 (14.67%) $650.00
AC1 Power Passenger Seat 16,179 (79.00%) $305.00
AC3 Power Driver Seat 19,378 (94.62%) $305.00
AQ9 Sports Seats, leather 7,973 (38.93%) $1,100.00
AQ9 Sports Seats, white leather 709 (3.46%) $1,180.00
AR9 Base Seats, leather 10,565 (51.59%) $475.00
AR9 Base Seats, white leather 752 (3.67%) $555.00
C2L Dual Removable Roof Panels (coupe) 3,739 (18.26%) $950.00
C68 Electronic Air Conditioning Control 18,460 (90.14%) $205.00
CC2 Auxiliary Hardtop (convertible) 915 (4.47%) $1,995.00
FX3 Selective Ride and Handling, electronic 5,840 (28.52%) $1,695.00
G92 Performance Axle Ratio 2,283 (11.15%) $50.00
MN6 6-Speed Manual Transmission 5,487 (26.79%) n/a
NN5 California Emission Requirements 3,092 (15.10%) $100.00
U1F Stereo System with CD, Delco-Bose 15,199 (74.22%) $1,219.00
UJ6 Low Tire Pressure Warning Indicator 3,416 (16.68%) $325.00
UU8 Stereo System, Delco-Bose 3,241 (15.83%) $823.00
V56 Luggage Rack (for convertible) 845 (4.13%) $140.00
Z07 Adjustable Suspension Package (coupe) 738 (3.60%) $2,045.00
ZR1 Special Performance Package (coupe) 502 (2.45%) $31,683.00

Total Production: 20,479
Coupe: 14,604 (71.31%)
Convertible: 5,875 (28.69%)

Notes: Base Corvette Coupe with 350 cu. in. 300 hp engine and four speed automatic transmission: $33,635.00.
Base Corvette Convertible with 350 cu. in. 300 hp engine and four speed automatic transmission: $40,145.00.

Colors

Code Exterior Quantity Interior Soft Top
10 White 4,101 (20.03%) Black / Light Beige / Light Gray / Red / White Blue / Beige / Black / Wh
35 Yellow 678 (3.31%) Black / Light Beige / Light Green / White Beige / Black / White
41 Black 3,209 (15.67%) Black / Light Beige / Light Gray / Red / White Beige / Black / White
43 Bright Aqua Metallic 1,953 (9.54%) Black / Light Beige / Light Green / White Beige / Black / White
45 Polo Green II Metallic 1,995 (9.74%) Black / Light Beige / White Beige / Black / White
73 Black Rose Metallic 1,886 (9.21%) Black / Light Beige / Light Green / White Beige / Black / White
75 Dark Red Metallic 1,148 (5.61%) Black / Light Beige / Light Green / White Beige / Black / White
80 Quasar Blue Metallic 1,043 (5.09%) Black / Light Beige / Light Green / White Beige / Black / White
81 Bright Red 4,466 (21.81%) Black / Light Beige / Light Green / Red / White Beige / Black / White

1992 Corvette