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2008 Corvette Z06 C6 Jetstream Blue

2008 Corvette Z06 C6 Jetstream Blue

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Body Specs

Wheelbase - Coupe, Convertible, Z06: 105.7 inches / 2,685 mm
Length - Coupe, Convertible: 174.60 inches / 4,435 mm
Length - Z06: 175.60 inches / 4,460 mm
Width, not including mirrors - Coupe, Convertible: 72.60 inches / 1,844 mm
Width, not including mirrors - Z06: 75.90 inches / 1,928 mm
Height - Coupe, Convertible, Z06: 49.00 inches / 1,245 mm
Front Track: 62.10 inches / 1,677mm
Rear Track: 60.70 inches / 1,542 mm
Min. Ground Clearance: 3.7 inches
Head Room: Coupe: 38 inches / 962.0 mm
Shoulder Room: 55 inches / 1,397 mm
Hip Room: 54 inches / 1,371 mm
Leg Room: 43 inches / 1,092 mm
Cargo Capacity: 22 Cubic Feet
/ 634 Liters
(Coupe, Z06)
11 Cubic Feet
/ 295 Liters
(Convertible, top up)
5 Cubic Feet
/ 144 Liters
(Convertible, top down)
Tire Size: P245/40ZR-18 (Front)
P285/35ZR-19 (Rear)
(Goodyear Eagle F1 GS, Extended Mobility)
Tire Size, Z51 Sport Package: P245/40ZR-18 (Front)
P285/35ZR-19 (Rear)
(Goodyear Eagle F1 GS, F1 Supercar Extended Mobility)
Tire Size, Z06: P275/35ZR-18 (Front)
P325/30ZR-19 (Rear)
(Goodyear Eagle F1 GS, F1 Supercar Extended Mobility)
Wheel Size - Coupe, Convertible: 18 inch x 8.5 inch (Front)
19 inch x 10 inch (Rear)
Wheel Size - Z06: 18 inch x 9.5 inch (Front)
19 inch x 12 inch (Rear)
Wheel Type: Cast Aluminum, Front and Rear
Recommended Tire Inflation: 30 PSI Front / Rear
Manual Six Speed Transmission: 1st Gear 2.66:1
2nd Gear 1.78:1
3rd Gear 1.30:1
4th Gear 1.00:1
5th Gear .74:1
6th Gear .50:1
Reverse Gear 2.90:1
Final Drive Ratio 3.42
Tremec T56 Manual Six Speed Transmission - Z51 Sport Package: 1st Gear 2.97:1
2nd Gear 2.07:1
3rd Gear 1.43:1
4th Gear 1.00:1
5th Gear .71:1
6th Gear .57:1
Reverse Gear 3.28:1
Final Drive Ratio 3.42
Hydra-Matic 2006 6L80 (MYC) Six Speed: 1st Gear 4.03:1
2nd Gear 2.36:1
3rd Gear 1.53:1
4th Gear 1.15:1
5th Gear 0.85:1
6th Gear 0.67:1
Reverse Gear 3.06:1
Final Drive Ratio 2.56
Standard Fuel Tank Capacity: 18.0 Gallons / 68.0 Liters
Battery, Cold Cranking Amps: 590
Battery Replacement Model Number: 86-3YR
EPA Fuel Economy: Manual Transmission (Coupe, Convertible)
16 MPG (City) / 26 MPG (Highway) / 19 MPG (Combined)
Automatic Transmission (Coupe, Convertible)
15 MPG (City) / 25 MPG (Highway) / 18 MPG (Combined)
Manual Transmission (Z06)
15 MPG (City) / 24 MPG (Highway) / 18 MPG (Combined)
Maximum Cruising Range - Coupe, Convertible: 534.8 Miles (Manual Transmission)
477.5 Miles (Automatic Transmission)
Weight: 3,246 lbs / 1,473 kg (Convertible)
3,217 lbs / 1,459 kg (Coupe)
3,162 lbs / 1,434 kg (Z06)
Weight Distribution: 51% Front, 49% Rear
Passenger Compartment Air Filter Element:
(Coupe, Convertible, Z06):
10345066


Engine Specs

Designation: LS3 (Coupe, Convertible)
LS7 (Z06)
Type: 90° V8, Pushrod, OHV (overhead Valve)
Displacement - Coupe, Convertible: 6.2 liters / 376 cubic inches (LS3)
Displacement - Z06: 7.0 liters / 427 cubic inches (LS7)
Bore / Stroke - Coupe, Convertible: 4.06 inches (101.62 mm) / 3.62 inches (92.0 mm)
Bore / Stroke - Z06: 4.125 inches (104.8 mm) / 4.00 inches (101.6 mm)
Horsepower: 430 hp @ 5,900 RPM
(Coupe, Convertible LS3)
436 hp @ 5,900 RPM
(Coupe, Convertible LS3
with optional exhaust)
505 hp @ 6,300 RPM
(Z06 LS7)
Torque: 424 lbs. - ft. @ 4,600 RPM (Coupe, Convertible LS3 with standard exhaust)
428 lbs. - ft. @ 4,600 RPM (Coupe, Convertible LS3 with optional exhaust)
470 lbs. - ft. @ 4,800 RPM (Z06 LS7)
Fuel Induction System: Sequential Fuel Injection
Fuel Requirement - Coupe, Convertible: Premium Recommended
Fuel Requirement - Z06: Premium Required
Redline (RPM): 6,500
LS3 Compression Ratio - Coupe, Convertible: 10.7:1
Compression Ratio - Z06: 11.0:1
Alternator: 50 Amps (idle), 120 Amps Maximum
Cylinder Head Material: Cast Aluminum
Cylinder Block Material: Cast Aluminum
Engine Oil Capacity - Coupe, Convertible: 5.5 Quarts, with filter
5.0 Quarts, without filter
Engine Oil Capacity - Z06: 8.0 Quarts, with filter
7.5 Quarts, without filter
Recommended Oil: 5W/30 Mobil 1 Synthetic or Equivalent
Recommended Oil Change Interval: 15,000 miles or One Year, under normal use
Engine Oil Filter - Coupe, Convertible: AC Delco Tyoe PF46
Engine Oil Filter - Z06: AC Delco Tyoe PF48
Engine Coolant Capacity: 12.6 Quarts (Coupe, Convertible, Z06)
Radiator Core Material: Aluminum
Emission Control System: Three Way Catalyst
Air Injection Reactor (AIR)
Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV)
Air Cleaner Filter - Coupe, Convertible: GM p/n 10342024
AC Delco p/n A2945C
Air Cleaner Filter - Z06: GM p/n 1576148
AC Delco p/n A3077C
Coolant Surge Cap: 15 PSI
GM P/N 10296465
Assembly Site: Romulus, MI


Engine Specs - Ignition System

Spark Plug Model - Coupe, Convertible: AC P/N 41-985; GM Part No. 12571164
Spark Plug Model - Z06: AC P/N 41-104; GM Part No. 12571165
Spark Plug Thread: 14.0 mm
Spark Plug Tightening Torque: 11 lb. ft / 15 N-m
Spark Plug Gap: 1.0 mm (0.040 inch)
Spark Plug Wire Resistance: 188 - 312 Ω


Chassis Specs

Structure / Frame: Integral Perimeter Frame with Center Backbone / All Welded Steel Body
Suspension - Front: Independent SLA (Sort Long Arm) double wishbone cast aluminum upper and lower control arms, transverse mounted composite leaf spring, monotube shock absorber.
Suspension - Rear: Independent SLA (Sort Long Arm) double wishbone cast aluminum upper and lower control arms, transverse mounted composite leaf spring, monotube shock absorber.
Steering: Speed sensitive, magnetic power assisted rack and pinion
Steering Ratio: 16.1:1
Steering Turns, Lock to Lock: 2.66
Turning Circle, Curb to Curb: 12.0 M / 39.4 ft.

Brake Specs

Type: Power Assisted, Four Wheel Vented Disc with Four Wheel ABS
Rotor, Front: Outer Working Diameter: (325 mm.) 12.8 inches
Thickness: (32 mm.) 1.26 inches
Rotor, Rear: Outer Working Diameter: (305 mm.) 12.0 inches
Thickness: (26 mm.) 1.0 inches
Rotor, Front - Z51 Performance Package: Diameter: (340 mm.) 13.4 inches
Thickness: (32 mm.) 1.26 inches
Rotor, Rear - Z51 Performance Package: Diameter: (330 mm.) 13.0 inches
Thickness: (26 mm.) 1.0 inches
Rotor, Front - Z06: Diameter: (355 mm.) 14.0 inches
Thickness: (32 mm.) 1.3 inches
Rotor, Rear - Z06: Diameter: (340 mm.) 13.4 inches
Thickness: (26 mm.) 1.0 inches

2008 Corvette Options

RPO: Description Production:    Price
2LT Equipment Group - Coup 3,086 (8.74%) $1,495.00
2LZ Equipment Group - Z06 4,929 (13.96%) $3,045.00
3LT Equipment Group - Coup 9,201 (26.06%) $4,505.00
3LT Equipment Group - Convertible 5,879 (16.65%) $5,100.00
3LZ Equipment Group - Z06 1,460 (4.13%) $6,545.00
45U Velocity Yellow exterior paint 3,264 (9.24%) $750.00
4LT Equipment Group - Coup 834 (2.36%) $8,005.00
4LT Equipment Group - Convertible 528 (1.50%) $8,600.00
83U Atomic Orange exterior paint 2,246 (6.36%) $300.00
85U Jetstream Blue exterior paint 3,728 (10.56%) $750.00
89U Crystal Red exterior paint 5,420 (15.35%) $750.00
C2L Dual Removable Roof Panels (coup) 2,773 (7.85%) $1,400.00
CC3 Removable Roof Panel, Transparent (coup) 3,251 (9.21%) $750.00
D30 Non-recommended color / trim / top combo 189 (0.54%) $590.00
F55 Magnetic Selective Ride Control (coup and convertible) 4,666 (13.21%) $1,995.00
GU2 Real Axle 2.73 Ratio (with automatic transmission) 8,839 (25.03%) $395.00
MX0 Six-speed Paddle Shift Automatic Transmission (coup and convertible) 19,136 (54.19%) $1,250.00
NPP Dual Mode Exhaust System (coup and convertible) 13,454 (38.10%) $1,195.00
Q44 Competition Gray Aluminum Wheels (Z06) 395 (1.12%) $395.00
Q76 Chrome Aluminum Wheels (Z06) 5,101 (14.45%) $1,995.00
Q9V Chrome Forged Aluminum Wheels (coup and convertible) 2,932 (8.30%) $1,850.00
QG7 Polished Forged Aluminum Wheels (coup and convertible) 5,412 (15.33%) $1,295.00
QL9 Polished Aluminum Wheels (Z06) 970 (2.75%) $1,495.00
QX1 Competition Gray Aluminum Wheels (coup and convertible) 1,781 (5.04%) $395.00
QX3 Original Design Chrome Wheels (coup and convertible) 9,626 (27.26%) $1,850.00
R8C Corvette Museum Delivery 954 (2.70%) $490.00
U3U AM/FM, CD, Navigation with Bose 16,807 (47.60%) $1,750.00
Z51 Performance Package (coup and convertible) 10,706 (30.32%) $1,695.00

Total Production: 35,310
Coupe: 20,030 (56.73%)
Convertible: 7,549 (21.38%)
Z06: 7,731 (21.89%)

Notes: Base Corvette Coup with 6.2L 376 cu. in. 430 hp engine and six speed manual transmission: $45,995.00.
Base Corvette Convertible with 6.2L 376 cu. in. 430 hp engine and six speed manual transmission: $52,335.00
Base Corvette Z06 Coup with 427 cu. in. 505 hp engine and six speed manual transmission: $65,800.00.


2008 Packages
RPO Description Contains Production Price
2LZ

Equipment Group Z06

Includes side impact air bags, power telescopic steering, heated seats, memory package, steering wheel audio controls and six CD sound system 4,929 (13.96%) $3,045
3LT

Equipment Group Coupe

Includes 2LT items + head up display 9,201 (26.06%) $4,505
3LT

Equipment Group Convertible

Includes 2LT items + head up display 5,879 (16.65%) $5,100
3LZ

Equipment Group Z06

Includes 2LZ items + leather wrapped interior and bias pattern console trim 1,460 (4.13%) $6,545
4LT

Equipment Group Convertible

Includes 2LT and 3LT items + crossed flags headrest embroidery 528 (1.50%) $8,600
4LT

Equipment Group Coupe

Includes 2LT and 3LT items + crossed flags headrest embroidery 834 (2.36%) $8,005

Colors

Code Exterior Quantity Interior Soft Top
10 Arctic White 1,974 (5.59%) Ebony / Red / Cashmere / Titanium
41 Black 9,380 (26.56%) Ebony / Red / Cashmere / Titanium
45 Velocity Yellow 3,264 (9.24%) Ebony / Red / Cashmere / Titanium
67 Machine Silver Metallic 3,660 (10.37%) Ebony / Red / Cashmere / Titanium
741 Victory Red 5,638 (15.97%) Ebony / Red / Cashmere / Titanium
83 Atomic Orange Tintcoat 2,246 (6.36%) Ebony / Red / Cashmere / Titanium
85 Jetstream Blue 3,728 (10.56%) Ebony / Ebony/Cashmere / Ebony/Gray / Ebony/Red / Cashmere / Titanium Gray / Sienna / Linen
89 Crystal Red 5,420 (15.35%) Red / Ebony / Ebony/Cashmere / Ebony/Gray / Ebony/Red / Cashmere / Titanium Gray / Sienna / Linen / Dark Titanium

2008 Corvette