Chevrolet Corvette C1 [3rd restyling] roadster 4.6 3Syncro-Mesh (1960–1962)

Car model: Chevrolet (Chevrolet) Title: Chevrolet Model: Corvette Generation: C1 [3rd restyling] roadster Modification: 4.6 3Syncro-Mesh Year of issue: 1960–1962

Main characteristics


Front wheel track (mm) 1448
Wheelbase (mm) 2590
Height (mm) 1311
Width (mm) 1850
Rear wheel track (mm) 1499
Ground clearance (mm) 203
Curb Weight (kg) 1351
Length (mm) 4500


Bore (mm) 98.43
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Number of cylinders Eight
Piston stroke (mm) 76.2
Maximum torque (N • m) 400
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm) 5100
Turns of the maximum torque, min. (rpm) 4700
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm) 6200
Intake type Carburetor
Engine configuration V-shaped
Engine power (hp) 315
Engine capacity (cm3) 4639
Engine’s type Petrol


Number of steps 3
Drive unit Rear
Transmission Mechanics

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakes Drum
Front brakes Drum
Rear suspension Independent, spring, lever, with hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers, with stabilizer bar
Front suspension Independent, lever, spring, with hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers and anti-roll bar

Performance indicators:

Fuel tank capacity (l) 62.1
Recommended fuel AI-92


Turning diameter (m) 11.3
Power steering Missing

Tires, wheels:

Discs Front Rear
Rim width 6.5 6.5
Rim diameter 15 15
Number of mounting holes Five Five
Tires Front Rear
Tire diameter 15 15