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1994 Chevrolet Corvette C4

1994 Chevrolet Corvette C4

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Body Specs

Wheelbase: 96.2 inches
Overhang (Front): 41.6 inches
Overhang (Rear): 40.7 inches
Front Track: 57.7 inches
Rear Track: 59.1 inches
ZR-1: 60.6 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)
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: 49.3 inches
Tire Size: Coupe / Convertible
P255/45ZR17 (Front)
P285/40ZR17 (Rear)
(Goodyear Eagle GS-C Steel Belted
Directional, Asymmetrical)
ZR-1
P275/40ZR17 (Front)
P315/35ZR17 (Rear)
Wheel Size: Coupe / Convertible
17" x 8.5" (Front)
17" x 9.5" (Rear)
ZR-1
17" x 9.5" (Front)
17" x 11.0" (Rear)
Recommended Tire Inflation Coupe: 35 PSI Front / Rear
Convertible: 30 PSI Front / Rear
Manual Six Speed Transmission: Coupe / Convertible / ZR-1
1st Gear 2.68:1
2nd Gear 1.80:1
3rd Gear 1.31:1
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 IIE
8.0 Pints
Maximum Upshift Speed: 1 > 2: 49 MPH
2 > 3: 93 MPH
3 > 4: N/A
Manual Transmission
Lubricant Type:
5W-30 Texaco
.987 Pints
Axle Ratio: (Manual Transmission)
3.45:1, 3.33:1
(Automatic Transmission)
2.59:1, 3.07:1
Standard Fuel Tank Capacity: 20 Gallons
EPA Fuel Economy: LT1 Engine / Manual Transmission
15 MPG (City) / 23 MPG (Highway)
18 MPG (Combined)
LT1 Engine / Automatic Transmission
15 MPG (City) / 22 MPG (Highway)
18 MPG (Combined)
ZR-1 LT5 Engine
15 MPG (City) / 24 MPG (Highway)
18 MPG (Combined)
Steering Ratio: 15.7:1
Steering Turns, Lock to Lock: 2.32
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: 18
Automatic: City: 15
Highway: 22
Combined: 18
Manual: City: 15
Highway: 24
Combined: 18


Weight

Model 1YY07 2-Door Hatchback Coupe : Curb Mass
Front: 1,702 lb.
Rear: 1,607 lb.
Total: 3,309 lb.
Shipping**: 3,203 lb.
ETWC*: 3,625 lb.
Model 1YY67 2-Door Convertible: Curb Mass
Front: 1,722 lb.
Rear: 1,638 lb.
Total: 3,360 lb.
Shipping**: 3,254 lb.
ETWC*: 3,750 lb.
Model 1YZ07 2-Door Hatchback Coupe (ZR1): Curb Mass
Front: 1,832 lb.
Rear: 1,680 lb.
Total: 3,512 lb.
Shipping**: 3,406 lb.
ETWC*: 3,750 lb.
Reference - SAE J1100 Motor Vehicle Dimensions, Curb Weight Definition.
* Equivalent Test Weight Class - basis for US Environmental Protection Agency emission certifications.

Weight Differentials
Removeble Plastic Roof Panel
(RPO CC3):
-4.4 lb.
(-1.3 lb. Front; -3.1 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):
+8.3 lb.
(+3.0 lb. Front; +5.3 lb. Rear)
Custom Adjustable Seats
(RPO AQ9):
+10.5 lb.
(+3.0 lb. Front; +7.5 lb. Rear)
Automatic Air Conditioning
(RPO C68):
+2.2 lb.
+2.2 lb. Front
Manual Transmission
(RPO ML9):
-43.2 lb.
-23.8 lb. Front; -19.4 lb. Rear)
Leather Seat Trim
(RPO AR9):
+3.5 lb.
(+1.3 lb. Front; +2.2 lb. Rear)
Adjustable Suspension Package
(RPO Z07):
+24.2 lb.
(+18.4 lb. Front; +5.8 lb. Rear)


Engine Specs

Type:: 90° V8 (LT5: DOHC 32-Valve)
Bore / Stroke:: LT-1: 4.00" / 3.48"
LT-5: 3.90" x 3.66"
Engine Weight:: LT1: 576.4 lbs. (Automatic)
635.6 lbs. (Manual)
ZR-1 LT5: 753.6 lbs.
Fuel Requirement:: 91-Octane Rating
(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): Cast Aluminum
Oil Pump Type:: Gear
Cooling System Capacity: 9.39 Quarts (Manual Transmission)
9.61 Quarts (Automatic Transmission)
14.73 Quarts (ZR-1)
Radiator Cap Relief Pressure: LT1: 15.0 PSI
LT5: 15.0 PSI
Battery: LT1: 12 volt - 525 Amps Cold Cranking 0° (CCA)
LT5: 12 volt - 690 Amps Cold Cranking 0° (CCA)
54 Amp-hours
Alternator: Delco-Remy
50 / 124 Amps (Idle / Max RPM)

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

Horsepower
ZR-1 Engine LT5 (350 cubic inch): 405 hp @ 5,800 RPM;
Torque: 385 lb-ft @ 5,200 RPM
Standard Engine LT1 (350 cubic inch): Manual Transmission: 300 hp @ 5,000 RPM;
Torque: 340 lb-ft @ 3,600 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)

1994 Corvette Options

RPO: Description Production:    Price
24S Removable Roof Panel, blue tint (coupe) 7,064 (30.28%) $650.00
64S Removable Roof Panel, bronze tint (coupe) 3,979 (17.06%) $650.00
AC1 Power Passenger Seat 17,863 (76.57%) $305.00
AC3 Power Driver Seat 21,592 (92.55%) $305.00
AQ9 Sport Seats 9,023 (38.68%) $625.00
C2L Dual Removable Roof Panels (coupe) 3,875 (16.61%) $950.00
CC2 Auxiliary Hardtop (convertible) 682 (2.92%) $1,995.00
FX3 Selective Ride and Handling, electronic 4,570 (19.59%) $1,695.00
G92 Performance Axle Ratio 9,019 (38.66%) $50.00
MN6 6-Speed Manual Transmission 6,012 (25.77%) n/a
NG1 New York Emission Requirements 1,363 (5.84%) $100.00
PEG1 Preferred Equipment Group 1 Included electronic A/C, Delco-Bose Stereo w/cassette and RPO AC3 n/a $1,333.00
U1F Stereo System with CD, Delco-Bose 17,579 (75.35%) $396.00
UJ6 Low Tire Pressure Warning Indicator 5,097 (21.85%) $325.00
WY5 Tires, Extended Mobility 2,781 (11.92%) $70.00
YF5 California Emission Requirements 2,372 (10.17%) $100.00
Z07 Adjustable Suspension Package (coupe) 887 (3.80%) $2,045.00
ZR1 Special Performance Package (coupe) 448 (1.92%) $31,258.00

Total Production: 23,330
Coupe: 17,984 (77.09%)
Convertible: 5,346 (22.91%)

Notes: Base Corvette Coupe with 350 cu. in. 300 hp engine and four speed automatic transmission: $36,185.00.
Base Corvette Convertible with 350 cu. in. 300 hp engine and four speed automatic transmission: $42,960.00.

Colors

Code Exterior Quantity Interior Soft Top
10 Arctic White 4,066 (17.43%) Black / Light Beige / Light Gray / Red Beige / Black / White
28 Admiral Blue 1,584 (6.79%) Black / Light Beige / Light Gray Beige / Black / White
41 Black 4,136 (17.73%) Black / Light Beige / Light Gray / Red Beige / Black / White
43 Bright Aqua Metallic 1,209 (5.18%) Black / Light Beige / Light Gray Beige / Black / White
45 Polo Green Metallic 3,534 (15.15%) Black / Light Beige Beige / Black
53 Competition Yellow 834 (3.57%) Black / Light Beige / Light Gray Beige / Black / White
66 Copper Metallic 116 (0.50%) Black / Light Beige / Light Gray Beige / Black / White
70 Torch Red 5,073 (21.74%) Black / Light Beige / Light Gray / Red Beige / Black / White
73 Black Rose Metallic 1,267 (5.43%) Black / Light Beige / Light Gray Beige / Black / White
75 Dark Red Metallic 1,511 (6.48%) Black / Light Beige / Light Gray Beige / Black / White

1994 Corvette