2003 Corvette Specifications

In celebration of its 50th birthday, any 2003 Corvette coupe or convertible could be ordered with the 1SC package that included special anniversary and trim. Oddly, it was not available on the Z06. And as a birthday present to buyers, Corvette made a host of options standard for the 2003 model year. Here are the specifications for the 2003 Corvette:

The 50th Anniversary package for the 2003 Corvette included the new Magnetic Selective Ride Control suspension.
The 50th Anniversary package for the 2003 Corvette included the new Magnetic
Selective Ride Control suspension with variable damping shock absorbers.

Vehicle Specifications
HatchbackConvertible
Coupe
Wheelbase, inches
104.5
104.5
104.5
Length, inches
179.7
179.7
179.7
Width, inches
73.6
73.6
73.6
Track, inches
front: 62.1 rear: 62.2
front: 62.1 rear: 62.2 front: 62.1 rear: 62.2
Height, inches
47.8
47.7
47.9
Curb weight, pounds
3,246
3,248
3,118

Mechanical Specifications (2-door hatchback/convertible/coupe)

Suspension
front: Independent; upper and lower A-arms, transverse composite monoleaf spring, tube shock absorbers, antiroll bar
rear: Independent, upper and lower A-arms, toe links,
transverse composite monoleaf springs, tube shock absorbers, antiroll bar

Wheels/Tires
front: P245/45ZR-17 (Z06, P265/40ZR-17)

rear: P275/40ZR-18
(Z06, P295/35ZR-18)

Brakes
front: anti-lock 12.6-inch disc
rear: anti-lock 11.6-inch disc

Transmission
4-speed automatic
6-speed manual

Standard axle ratio
2.73:1 (auto) 3.42:1 (manual)

Engine Specifications

Type
ohv V-8
ohv V-8
Displacement, liters/cu inch
5.7/350
5.7/350
Bore × stroke, inches
3.90 × 3.62
3.90 × 3.62
Fuel management
Sequential Injection
Sequential Injection
Horsepower @ rpm
350 @ 5,600
405 @ 6,000
Torque @ rpm, pound-foot
375 @ 4,400400 @ 4,800

Published Performance Numbers

Acceleration
350 hp, 6-speed manual
0-60 mph, sec
4.9
0-100 mph, sed
11.5
1/4-mile, sec @ mph
13.4 @ 101.1

Source: Road & Track

Vehicle Production and Base Prices

Car Type
Production Price
2-door hatchback 12,812
$43,895.00
2-door Z06 coupe
8,635
51,155.00
2-door convertible 14,022
50,370.00

Options and Production

Option Production Price
Preferred Equipment Group (hatchback)
7,310
$1,200.00
Preferred Equipment Group (convertible)
6,643
1,200.00
50th Anniversary Edition (hatchback)
4,085
5,000.00
50th Anniversary Edition (convertible)7,547
5,000.00
Commemorative Edition (convertible)
2,659
3,700.00
Memory Package (Z06)
8,241
$175.00
Body Side Moldings22,243
150.00
Dual Removable Roof Panels 5,184
1,200.00
Removable Roof Panel, blue tint3,150
750.00
Electrochromatic Mirrors (Z06)
8,227
120.00
Magnetic Selective Ride Control
14,992
1,695.00
Performance Axle (3.15 ratio, automatic only)
9,785
395.00
6-Speed Manual Transmission8,590
915.00
Magnesium Wheels
293
1,500.00
Polished Alloy Wheels
10,290
1,295.00
Corvette Museum Delivery787
490.00
Stereo with Cassette (replaces std radio)
4,664
0.00
Remote 12-Disc Changer 15,979
600.00
Front License Plate Frame
20,605
15.00
Performance Handling Package
2,592
395.00
Millennium Yellow w/tint coat 3,900
750.00

Color Choices and Production

Color Choice
Production Color Choice
Production
Quicksilver2,387
Electron Blue
2,770
Speedway White 679
Black 5,597
Torch Red5,205
Millennium Yellow3,900
Medium Spiral Gray
3,299
Anniversary Red
11,632

Learn about other Corvettes in this generation:

1997 Corvette1998 Corvette1999 Corvette
2000 Corvette
2001 Corvette2002 Corvette
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