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 cylinder2
Number of cylindersEight
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 typeCarburetor
Engine configurationV-shaped
Engine power (hp)315
Engine capacity (cm3)4639
Engine’s typePetrol


Number of steps3
Drive unitRear

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakesDrum
Front brakesDrum
Rear suspensionIndependent, spring, lever, with hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers, with stabilizer bar
Front suspensionIndependent, lever, spring, with hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers and anti-roll bar

Performance indicators:

Fuel tank capacity (l)62.1
Recommended fuelAI-92


Turning diameter (m)11.3
Power steeringMissing

Tires, wheels:

Rim width6.56.5
Rim diameter1515
Number of mounting holesFiveFive
Tire diameter1515