Chevrolet Corvette C3 [restyling] Sting Ray targa 5.7 Turbo Hydra-Matic (1971–1972)

Car model: Chevrolet (Chevrolet) Title: Chevrolet Model: Corvette Generation: C3 [restyling] Sting Ray Targa Modification: 5.7 Turbo Hydra-Matic Year of issue: 1971–1972

Main characteristics


Number of seats2
Front wheel track (mm)1491
Wheelbase (mm)2489
Height (mm)1214
Width (mm)1753
Rear wheel track (mm)1509
Curb Weight (kg)1402
Length (mm)4636


Bore (mm)101.6
Number of valves per cylinder2
Number of cylindersEight
Piston stroke (mm)88.4
Maximum torque (N • m)515
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm)2800
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm)4400
Intake typeCarburetor
Engine configurationV-shaped
Engine power (hp)270
Engine capacity (cm3)5733
Engine’s typePetrol


Number of steps3
Drive unitRear

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakesVentilated discs
Front brakesVentilated discs
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)68.2
Recommended fuelAI-92


Turning diameter (m)11.3
Power steeringMissing

Tires, wheels:

Rim widthFiveFive
Rim diameter1515
Number of mounting holesFiveFive
Tire diameter1515
Tire height7575
Tire width225225