2005 Corvette Specifications

More an evolution of the C5 than an all-new car, the 2005 Corvette C6 took giant steps forward in performance and refinement. Smaller, more nimble, and more precise than its predecessor, the C6 carried a design that hearkened back to the beloved 1963-67 Sting Rays. The newfound refinement was a pleasant surprise, and performance was more satisfying than ever. Here are the specifications for the 2005 Corvette:

A developmental 2005 Corvette was tested at the GM Desert Proving Ground in Mesa, Arizona.
A developmental 2005 Corvette was tested at the GM Desert Proving Ground
in Mesa, Arizona. Loads like this one simulating steep grades help engineers
develop cooling systems for severe hot weather conditions.

Vehicle Specifications
Hatchback Convertible
Wheelbase, inches
106.0
106.0
Length, inches
174.6
174.6
Width, inches
72.6
72.6
Track, inches
front: 62.1 rear: 60.7
front: 62.1 rear: 60.7
Height, inches
49.0
49.0
Curb weight, pounds
3,179
3,199

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-18

rear: P285/35ZR-19

Brakes
front: anti-lock 12.8-inch disc
rear: anti-lock 12.0-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
Displacement, liters/cu inch
6.0/364
Bore × stroke, inches
4.00 × 3.62
Fuel management
Sequential Injection
Horsepower @ rpm
400 @ 6,000
Torque @ rpm, pound-foot
400 @ 4,400

Published Performance Numbers

Acceleration
350 hp, 6-speed manual
0-60 mph, sec
4.3
1/4-mile, sec @ mph
12.7 @ 113.0

Source: Car and Driver

Vehicle Production and Base Prices

Car Type
Production Price
2-door hatchback NA
$43,710.00
2-door convertible NA
51,445.00

Options and Production

Option Production Price
Preferred Equipment Group 1SA (hatchback)
NA
$1,405.00
Preferred Equipment Group 1SB (hatchback)NA
4,360.00
Preferred Equipment Group 1SB (convertible)
NA
2,955.00
Magnetic Selective Ride Control
NA1,695.00
Z51 Performance Handling Package
NA1,695.00
4-Speed Automatic TransmissionNANA
Navigation System
NA1,600.00
On Star Assistance System
NA 695.00
XM Satellite Radio
NA325.00
Power Top (convertible)
NA 1,995.00
Corvette Museum Delivery NA 490.00
Transparent Roof Panel
NA750.00
Dual Roof Panel
NA1,400.00
Polished Alloy Wheels
NA 1,295.00

Color Choices (Production numbers not available)

Color Choice
Color Choice Color Choice
Color Choice
Light Pewter Metallic
Victory Red
Precision Red
LeMans Blue
Black
Millennium Yellow
Magnetic Red Metallic
Sunset Orange Metallic
Machine Silver Metallic
Arctic White


Learn about other Corvettes in this generation:

2006 Corvette
2007 Corvette

Looking for more information on Corvettes and other cars? See:

  • Corvettes: Learn about the history behind each model year and see Corvette photographs.
  • Corvette Specifications: Get key specifications, engine and transmission types, prices, and production totals.
  • Corvette Museum: The National Corvette Museum draws Corvette lovers from all over the world. Learn more about the museum.
  • Corvette Pictures: Find pictures of the hottest classic and current-year Corvettes.
  • Muscle Cars: Get information on more than 100 tough-guy rides.
  • Consumer Guide Corvette Reviews: Considering a Corvette purchase? See what Consumer Guide has to say.