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Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 5.7L V8 Special Auto Specs

(1978 - 1979) - Technical Specifications for Years 1978, 1979
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With a curb weight of 3523 lbs (1598 kgs), the Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 5.7L V8 Special Auto has a naturally-aspirated V 8 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code GM Chevrolet Small-Block V-8 350 L82.
This engine produces a maximum power of 228 PS (225 bhp - 168 kW) at 5200 rpm and a maximum torque of 366 Nm (269 lb.ft) at 3600 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 5.7L V8 Special 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 1978 until 1979, and available after that as a used car.

Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 5.7L V8 Special Auto Engine Technical Data Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 5.7L V8 Special Auto Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : V 8
Engine Code : GM Chevrolet Small-Block V-8 350 L82
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 88.40 mm
3.98 x 3.46 inches
Number of valves : 16 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 8.9
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 228 PS or 225 bhp or 168 kW @ 5200 rpm
Maximum torque : 366 Nm or 269 lb.ft @ 3600 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 5.7L V8 Special Auto Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 5.7L V8 Special Auto Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - EPA Highway ( - 2008): 18 mpg US
13.1 L/100 Km / 22 mpg UK
Fuel Consumption - Economy - EPA City ( - 2008): 13 mpg US
18.1 L/100 Km / 16 mpg UK
Fuel Consumption - Economy - EPA Combined ( - 2008): 14 mpg US
16.8 L/100 Km / 17 mpg UK
Range (EPA): 336 miles or 541 Km
Fuel Tank Capacity : 91 L
20 UK gallons
24 US gallons

Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 5.7L V8 Special Auto Performance Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 5.7L V8 Special Auto Performance

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

Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 5.7L V8 Special Auto Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 5.7L V8 Special 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 : 1598 kg OR 3523 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 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 5.7L V8 Special Auto?
The Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 5.7L V8 Special Auto has a V 8, Petrol engine with 5733 cm3 / 349.8 cu-in capacity.

How many horsepower (hp) does a 1978 Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 5.7L V8 Special Auto have?
The 1978 Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 5.7L V8 Special Auto has 228 PS / 225 bhp / 168 kW.

How much does a Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 5.7L V8 Special Auto weighs?
The Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 5.7L V8 Special Auto weighs 1598 Kg / 3523 lbs.

Is Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 5.7L V8 Special Auto All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the Chevrolet Corvette C3 Coupe 1978 5.7L V8 Special Auto is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).