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Figures & Specs: Chevrolet Corvette C1 327 V8 - [1962]

Chevrolet Corvette Engine & Transmission | Figures & Specs.

Chevrolet Corvette Engine:

The Cabriolet version of the Corvette model has a 5354 cc (326.7 ci) 16 valve V 8 Naturally Aspirated Petrol engine.

Chevrolet Corvette Transmission:

This particular Chevrolet Corvette C1 327 V8 has a 4 speed / Manual gearbox with the power being delivered through it's RWD system.

Chevrolet Corvette Power & Torque | Figures & Specs.

Chevrolet Corvette Power:

The Corvette's 5354 cc (326.7 ci) engine reaches its peak power of 365 bhp (272 kW) @ 6200 rpm.

Chevrolet Corvette Torque:

The Chevrolet Corvette produces torque measuring 352 lb-ft (477.2 Nm) @ 4000 rpm.

Chevrolet Corvette Power to Weight:

The Corvette weighs around 1400 kg (3086 lb). Power to weight can be calculated at 260.7 bhp per metric ton or alternatively as 251.4 lb-ft of torque per ton.

Chevrolet Corvette Top Speed & Acceleration Performance | Figures & Specs.

Chevrolet Corvette Top Speed:

The Chevrolet Corvette C1 327 V8 - [1962] has a top speed of 140 mph (225.3 kph)

Chevrolet Corvette Acceleration:

This Corvette accelerates 0-60mph (96.6 kph) in 5.80 seconds or 0-100kph in 6.0s and can achieve an estimated 1/4 mile drag time in 13.67 seconds with a trap speed of 106.8 mph.

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Figures & Specs Summary:

  • Year: 1962 | Type: Cabriolet
  • Engine: 5354 cc (326.7 ci) 16 Valve
  • Engine Formation: V 8
  • Aspiration: Naturally Aspirated
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Transmission: 4 speed / Manual
  • Top Speed: 140 mph (225.3 kph)
  • 0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 5.80 secs
  • 0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 6.0 secs
  • 0-100 mph (160.9 kph): 14.00 secs
  • Power: 365 bhp (272 kW) @ 6200 rpm
  • Kerbweight: 1400 kgs (3086 lbs)
  • Torque: 352 lb-ft (477.2 Nm) @ 4000 rpm
  • Drive: RWD | Engine Location: Front
  • 1/4 Mile (Est.): 12.75 secs @ 106.8 mph
  • BHP Per Ton: 260.7 bhp
  • Torque Per Ton: 251.4 lb-ft
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