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Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray

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Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray
Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray
Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray
Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray
When Chevrolet introduced the Corvette Sting Ray in 1963, it was the quickest roadster Detroit had ever made.  Its 327-cubic inch V8 gave the new Corvette serious muscle, and for the first time, an American sports car could out-gun its European rivals.

Type:  V8, 90 degrees
Construction:  cast-iron block and cylinder heads
Valve gear:  2 valves per cylinder operated  by a single camshaft
Bore & Stroke:  4.0in x 3.25in
Displacement:  327 cubic inch
Compression Ratio:  11.0:1
Induction System:  Rochester fuel injection or one/two 4-barrel carbs
Maximum Power:  375 bhp at 6,200 rpm
Maximum torque:  350 lb-ft at 4,000 rpm
3-speed automatic (optional 4-speed manual)
Steel ladder frame with 2-door convertible or coupe fiberglass body
Running Gear
Front suspension:  Double wishbones, anti-roll bar, coil springs and telescopic shock absorbers
Rear suspension:  Semi-trailing arms, half shafts and transverse links with traverse leaf spring
Brakes:  Vented discs with four-pot calipers
Wheels:  5 bolt steel (knock off aluminum optional) 6x15 inch
Tires:  6.7x15in Firestone Super Sport 170
Length:  175.3 inches
Width:  69.6 inches
Height:  49.8 inches
Wheelbase:  98 inches
Track:  56.3 inches (front), 57 inches (rear)
Weight:  3,150 lbs

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