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Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto Specs

(1977 - 1978) - Technical Specifications for Years 1977, 1978
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With a curb weight of 3624 lbs (1644 kgs), the Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto has a naturally-aspirated V 8 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code GM Chevrolet Small-Block V-8 350 L48.
This engine produces a maximum power of 188 PS (185 bhp - 138 kW) at 4000 rpm and a maximum torque of 380 Nm (280 lb.ft) at 2400 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 3 speed Automatic gearbox.
On the topic of chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 has Independent, SLA Type, Coil Springs, Stabilizer Bar 0.875 in/diam (1.12in/diam on FE7 code optional Gymkhana suspension) front suspension and Full independent with frame-anchored differencial. 3-Links: tubular axle drive shafts, torque control arms and transverse strut rods. Leaf springs. Stabilizer bar 0.440in/diam (FE7 code optional Gymkhana suspension only) rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 225 / 70 on 15 inch rims at the front, and 225 / 70 on 15 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Vented Discs at the rear.
The Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 model is a Coupé car manufactured by Chevrolet, with 2 doors and 2 seats, sold new from year 1977 until 1978, and available after that as a used car.

Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto Engine Technical Data Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : V 8
Engine Code : GM Chevrolet Small-Block V-8 350 L48
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : Rochester Quadrajet Carburetor
Lubrication :
Coolant :
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine Position : Front
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 5733 cm3 or 349.8 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 101.60 x 88.39 mm
3.98 x 3.46 inches
Number of valves : 16 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 8.20
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 188 PS or 185 bhp or 138 kW @ 4000 rpm
Maximum torque : 380 Nm or 280 lb.ft @ 2400 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - EPA Highway ( - 2008): 21 mpg US
11.2 L/100 Km / 25 mpg UK
Fuel Consumption - Economy - EPA City ( - 2008): 15 mpg US
15.7 L/100 Km / 18 mpg UK
Fuel Consumption - Economy - EPA Combined ( - 2008): 17 mpg US
13.8 L/100 Km / 20 mpg UK
Range (EPA): 410 miles or 659 Km
Fuel Tank Capacity : 91 L
20 UK gallons
24 US gallons

Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto Performance Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto Performance

Top Speed : - km/h or - Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : - s

Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Body : Coupé
Num. of Doors : 2
Wheelbase : 248.9 cm or 97.99 inches
Length : 470.4 cm or 185.2 inches
Width : 175.3 cm or 69.02 inches
Height : 121.9 cm or 47.99 inches
Front Axle : 149.1 cm or 58.7 inches
Rear Axle : 151.1 cm or 59.49 inches
Ground clearance : 10.9 cm / 4.29 inches
Num. of Seats : 2
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : -
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (298 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Vented Discs (298 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 225/70 R15
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 225/70 R15
Turning radius : 11.3 m / 37.1 feet
Curb Weight : 1644 kg OR 3624 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 8.7 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : - L
Steering : Recirculating bearing ball and nut steering. Hydraulic Power-Steering
Front Suspension : Independent, SLA Type, Coil Springs, Stabilizer Bar 0.875 in/diam (1.12in/diam on FE7 code optional Gymkhana suspension)
Rear Suspension : Full independent with frame-anchored differencial. 3-Links: tubular axle drive shafts, torque control arms and transverse strut rods. Leaf springs. Stabilizer bar 0.440in/diam (FE7 code optional Gymkhana suspension only)
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What engine is in Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto?
The Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto has a V 8, Petrol engine with 5733 cm3 / 349.8 cu-in capacity.

How many horsepower (hp) does a 1977 Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto have?
The 1977 Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto has 188 PS / 185 bhp / 138 kW.

How much does a Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto weighs?
The Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto weighs 1644 Kg / 3624 lbs.

Is Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 350 V8 Auto is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).