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Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 454 LS5 specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 1626-1641 kg (3585-3618 lbs)
Dimensions 4.69 m (185 in) long, 1.75 m (69 in) wide, 1.21 m (48 in) high
Wheelbase 2.49 m (98 in)
Introduced 1973
Origin country United States
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Performance

0 - 100 kph6.6 s
0 - 40 mph3.5 s
0 - 60 mph6.1 s
0 - 80 mph10.0 s
0 - 100 mph17.0 s
Est. 1/8 mile10.3 s @ 81.4 mph
1/4 mile14.6 s @ 95.7 mph
Top speed232 kph (144 mph)
70 mph - 059 m (195 ft)
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 454 LS5 acceleration graph

Powertrain specs

Engine type GM Chevrolet LS5 454 V-8
Displacement 7.4 l (454 ci / 7440 cc)
Power 279 ps (275 bhp / 205 kw) @ 4000 rpm
Torque 529 Nm (390 lb-ft) @ 2800 rpm
Power / liter 37 ps (37 hp)
Power / weight 171 ps (168 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 324 Nm (239 lb-ft) / t
Transmission Muncie M20 4 Speed Manual (3.08 ratio)
Layout front engine, rear wheel drive

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196ss  3m ago

Tested data from Car&Driver December 1972:
Final drive – 3,55:1
Curb weight – 3585 lbs
0-40 mph 3,5 sec.
0-60 mph 6,4 sec.
0-80 mph 10,0 sec.
0-100 mph 17,0 sec.
¼ mile – 14,6 sec @ 95,7 mph
Top speed 122 mph (gearing limited).
Braking 70mph-0 195 ft.


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Shaggy  8y ago

@ Flabernat: Well said, but of course the 70s were a sad time in American automotive history.


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Flabernat  8y ago

Wow... Yeah, comparing this to the C7, oh my have we come a LONG way.... :D


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Shaggy  8y ago

@ Super8: Such a huge engine, so little power! :(


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Super8  8y ago

Dark age of Corvette. Only produce 275 Hp from LS5 engine and can only reach 143 mph.