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1993 40th Anniversary Chevrolet Corvette in Ruby Red
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1993 Corvette Specs

Body Specs

Wheelbase 96.2 inches
Overhand (Front) 41.6 inches
Overhang (Rear) 40.7 inches
Front Track 57.7 inches
Rear Track 59.1 inches
ZR-1: 60.6 inches
Length 178.5 inches
ZR-1: 178.5 inches
Width 70.7 inches
ZR-1: 73.1 inches
Ground Clearance
Differential to Ground
7.0 inches
Ground Clearance
Front Bumper to Ground
5.1 inches
Ground Clearance
Rear Bumper to Ground
9.2 inches
Minimum Ground Clearance ZR-1, Coupe: 4.2 inches / Convertible: 3.6 inches
(Measured at Catalytic Converter)
Overall Height 46.3 inches (Coupe)
47.3 inches (Convertible)
Rocker Panel to Ground (Front) 6.9 inches
Rocker Panel to Ground (Rear) 6.8 inches
Cargo Capacity 100 lbs. (Coupe, Convertible)
6.6 cubic feet (Convertible)
12.6 cubic feet (Coupe, ZR-1)
Liftover Height: 35.4 Inches (Coupe)
Cowl Height 33.1 inches
Effective Head Room Coupe: 36.5 inches
Convertible: 37.0 inches
Shoulder Room 53.9 inches
Hip Room 50.8 inches
Tire Size Coupe / Convertible
P255/45ZR17 (Front)
P285/40ZR17 (Rear)
(Goodyear Eagle GS-C Steel Belted
Directional, Asymmetrical)
ZR-1
P275/40ZR17 (Front)
P315/35ZR17 (Rear)
Wheel Size Coupe / Convertible
17" x 8.5" (Front)
17" x 9.5" (Rear)
ZR-1
17" x 9.5" (Front)
17" x 11.0" (Rear)
Recommended Tire Inflation Coupe: 35 PSI Front / Rear
Convertible: 30 PSI Front / Rear
Manual Six Speed Transmission Coupe / Convertible / ZR-1
1st Gear 2.68:1
2nd Gear 1.80:1
3rd Gear 1.29:1
4th Gear 1.00:1
5th Gear .75:1
46th Gear .50:1
Reverse Gear 2.50:1
Turbo Hydra-Matic (Automatic) Transmission 1st Gear 3.06:1
2nd Gear 1.63:1
3rd Gear 1.00:1
4th Gear 0.70:1
Reverse Gear 2.29:1
Turbo Hydra-Matic (Automatic)
Transmission Lubricant
Dextron II
8.0 Pints
Maximum Upshift Speed 1 > 2: 47 MPH
2 > 3: 89 MPH
3 > 4: 127 MPH
Manual Transmission
Lubricant Type
5W-30 Texaco
.987 Pints
Axle Ratio (Manual Transmission)
3.45:1
(Automatic Transmission)
2.59:1, 2.73:1 (Convertible), 3.07:1 (Coupe)
Standard Fuel Tank Capacity 20 Gallons
EPA Fuel Economy LT1 Engine / Manual Transmission
15 MPG (City) / 23 MPG (Highway)
18 MPG (Combined)
LT1 Engine / Automatic Transmission
15 MPG (City) / 22 MPG (Highway)
18 MPG (Combined)
ZR-1 LT5 Engine
15 MPG (City) / 23 MPG (Highway)
18 MPG (Combined)
Steering Ratio 15.7:1
Steering Turns, Lock to Lock 2.32
Turning Diameters
Outside Front
41.3 feet (Wall to Wall)
40.0 feet (Curb to Curb)
Steering Wheel Diameter 15.0 inches


EPA Fuel Economy

Manual City: 15
Highway: 23
Combined: 18
Automatic City: 15
Highway: 22
Combined: 18
Manual City: 15
Highway: 23
Combined: 18


Weight

Model 1YY07 2-Door Hatchback Coupe Curb Mass
Front: 1,713 lb.
Rear: 1,620 lb.
Total: 3,333 lb.
Shipping**: 3,227 lb.
ETWC*: 3,625 lb.
Model 1YY67 2-Door Convertible Curb Mass
Front: 1,730 lb.
Rear: 1,647 lb.
Total: 3,377 lb.
Shipping**: 3,271 lb.
ETWC*: 3,750 lb.
Model 1YZ07 2-Door Hatchback Coupe (ZR1) Curb Mass
Front: 1,830 lb.
Rear: 1,673 lb.
Total: 3,503 lb.
Shipping**: 3,397 lb.
ETWC*: 3,750 lb.
SAE J1100 Motor Vehicle Dimensions, Curb Weight Definition.
* Equivalent Test Weight Class - basis for US Environmental Protection Agency emission certifications.

Weight Differentials
Removeble Plastic Roof Panel
(RPO CC3)
-4.4 lb.
(-1.3 lb. Front; -3.1 lb. Rear)
Electric Defogger System
Rear Window and Side Mirror
(RPO Z6A)
+0.8 lb.
(+0.4 lb. Front; +0.4 lb. Rear)
Delco-Bose
Premium Audio System
(RPO UU8)
+9.2 lb.
(+3.5 lb. Front; +5.7 lb. Rear)
Custom Adjustable Seats
(RPO AQ9)
+11.9 lb.
(+5.7 lb. Front; +6.2 lb. Rear)
Automatic Air Conditioning
(RPO C68)
+2.5 lb.
+2.5 lb. Front
Manual Transmission
(RPO ML9)
-51 lb.
-28 lb. Front; -23 lb. Rear)
Leather Seat Trim
(RPO AR9)
+3.5 lb.
(+1.3 lb. Front; +2.2 lb. Rear)
Adjustable Suspension Package
(RPO Z07)
+24.2 lb.
(+18.4 lb. Front; +5.8 lb. Rear)


Engine Specs

Type: 90° V8 (LT5: DOHC 32-Valve)
Bore / Stroke: 4.00" / 3.48"
LT-5: 3.90" x 3.66"
Engine Weight: LT1: 451 lbs.
ZR-1 LT5: 596 lbs.
Fuel Requirement: 91-Octane Rating
(LT1, ZR-1 Engines)
Compression Ratio: LT1: 10.5:1
LT5 (ZR-1): 11.0:1
Cylinder Head Material: Aluminum
Cylinder Block Material: LT1: Cast Iron
LT5 (ZR-1): Aluminum
Oil Pump Type: Gear
Cooling System Capacity 9.39 Quarts (Manual Transmission)
9.61 Quarts (Automatic Transmission)
14.73 Quarts (ZR-1)
Radiator Cap Relief Pressure LT1: 18.0 PSI
LT5: 17.0 PSI
Battery LT1: 12 volt - 525 Amps Cold Cranking 0° (CCA)
LT5: 12 volt - 690 Amps Cold Cranking 0° (CCA)
54 Amp-hours
Alternator Delco-Remy
50 / 124 Amps (Idle / Max RPM)

Fuel System
Type Multi-Port Fuel Injection
(LT1 and LT5 Engines)
Fuel Pump Electric, Dual Turbine - In Fuel Tank
Point of Injection Fuel Injectors at Inlet Ports
Flow Pulse

Horsepower
ZR-1 Engine LT5 (350 cubic inch) 405 hp @ 5,800 RPM;
Torque: 385 lb-ft @ 5,200 RPM
Standard Engine LT1 (350 cubic inch) Manual Transmission: 300 hp @ 5,000 RPM;
Torque: 340 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM

Ignition System
Spark Plug
(Standard LT1 Engine)
R45LTSP
Make: AC
Spark Plug
(ZR-1 LT5 Engine)
FR2LS
Make: AC
Spark Plug Thread M14 x 1.25
ZR-1, LT5: N/A
Spark Plug Gap .050 inch
ZR-1, LT5: N/A
Spark Plug Tightening Torque 18 - 22 lb. - ft.
ZR-1, LT5: N/A

Brakes
Type Hydraulic Power Brake Front and Rear Disc
Effective Area 32.4 Square Inches (209 Square cm.) (Front)
18.4 Square Inches (119 Square cm.) (Rear)
Gross Lining Area 33.0 Square Inches (213 Square cm.) (Front)
18.4 Square Inches (119 Square cm.) (Rear)
Swept Area 111.9 Square Inches (722 Square cm.) (Front)
91.3 Square Inches (589 Square cm.) (Rear)
Rotor Outer Working Diameter: (302 mm.) 9.9 inches
Inner Working Diameter:
7.3 Inches (222 mm.) (Front),
7.6 Inches (232 mm.) (Rear)
Type and Material: Vented, Gray Iron Vented (Front)
HCE Iron Vented (Rear)

1993 Corvette Options

RPO Description Production Price