1982 Corvette Specifications

The Shark reached the end of its long road for 1982 with one final round of improvements. Here are the specifications for the 1982 Corvette:

 

1982 Corvette
A new L83 V-8 for the 1982 Corvette delivered 200 strong bhp via "Cross-Fire" fuel injection, the first "fuelie" Corvette since 1965.

 

Vehicle Specifications
Coupe/Hatchback
Wheelbase, inches
98.0
Length, inches
185.3
Width, inches
69.0
Track, inches
front: 58.7 rear: 59.4
Height, inches
48.0
Curb weight, pounds
3,345

Mechanical Specifications (2-door coupe/hatchback)

Suspension
front: Independent; upper and lower A-arms, coil springs, tubular hydraulic shock absorbers, antiroll bar
rear: Independent, lateral leaf springs, struts, U-joint halfshafts, trailing arms, tubular hydraulic shock absorbers

Wheels/Tires
P225/70R-15

P255/60R15 (Collector Edition)

Brakes
front: 11.75-inch disc
rear: 11.75-inch disc

Transmission
3-speed Hydra-Matic

Standard axle ratio
2.72:1

Engine Specifications

Type ohv V-8
Displacement, liters/cubic inch
5.7/350
Bore X stroke, inches4.00 X 3.48
Fuel management
Cross-Fire Throttle Body Fuel Injection
Horsepower @ rpm
200 @ 4,200
Torque @ rpm, pound-foot
283 @ 2,800

Published Performance Numbers

Acceleration200 hp, 2-speed automatic
0-60 mph, second
7.9
0-100 mph, second
24.8
1/4-mile, second @ mph
16.1 @ 85

Vehicle Production and Base Prices

Car Type
Production Price
2-door coupe
18,648 $18,290.07
Corvette Collector Edition Hatchback
6,759
22,537.59

Options and Production

Option Production Price
Power Door Locks
23,936
$155.00
Power Driver Seat
22,585
197.00
Removable Glass Roof Panels
14,763
443.00
Rear Window Defogger
16,886
129.00
Electric Sport Mirrors
20,301
125.00
Two-Tone Paint
4,871
428.00
Gymkhana Suspension
5,457
61.00
Cruise Control24,313
165.00
Aluminum Wheels16,844
458.00
White Letter SBR Tires, P255/70R15
5,93280.00
White Letter SBR Tires, P255/60R1519,070542.52
Radio Delete
150
-124.00
AM/FM Radio, etr stereo w/8-track tape
923
386.00
AM/FM Radio, etr stereo w/cassette
20,355
423.00
AM/FM Radio, etr stereo w/cassette & CB
1,987
755.00
AM/FM Radio, stereo1,533
101.00
Power Antenna
15,557
60.00
Heavy Duty Cooling
6,006
57.00
Roof Panel Carrier
1,992
144.00
California Emission Certification
4,951
46.00

Color Choices and Production

Color Choice
Production
White
2,975
Black
2,357
Dark Blue
562
Charcoal1,093
Gold
648
Red
2,155
White/Silver664
Silver/Dark Claret
1,301
Silver
711
Silver Blue
1,124
Bright Blue
567
Silver Green
723
Silver Beige
6,759
Dark Claret
853
Silver/Charcoal
1,239
Silver Blue/Dark Blue
1,667

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