1986 Corvette Specifications

Several new standard features were introduced for the 1986 Corvette, including an anti-lock braking system (ABS) and a Vehicle Anti-Theft System, or VATS. Here are the specifications for the 1986 Corvette:

1986 Corvette
A gauge cluster re-angled for less glare was one of several interior improvements for 1986.

 

Vehicle Specifications
HatchbackConvertible
Wheelbase, inches
96.2 96.2
Length, inches
176.5176.5
Width, inches
71.071.0
Track, inches
front: 59.6 rear: 60.4
front: 59.6 rear: 60.4
Height, inches
46.7 46.4
Curb weight, pounds
3,1013,279

Mechanical Specifications (2-door hatchback/convertible)

Suspension
front: Independent; unequal length upper and lower A-arms, transverse fiberglass leaf spring, tubular hydraulic shock absorbers, antiroll bar
rear: Independent, upper and lower trailing arms, lateral arms, tie rods, halfshafts,
transverse fiberglass leaf springs, tubular hydraulic shock absorbers, antiroll bar

Wheels/Tires
P225/60VR-16

Brakes
front: anti-lock 11.5-inch disc
rear: anti-lock 11.5-inch disc

Transmission
4-speed automatic
4+3-speed manual (4-speed manual with overdrive in 3rd and 4th gears)

Standard axle ratio
2.59:1 (auto) 3.07:1 (manual)

Engine Specifications

Type ohv V-8
Displacement, liters/cubic inch
5.7/350
Bore X stroke, inches4.00 X 3.48
Fuel management
Tuned Port Injection
Horsepower @ rpm
230 @ 4,000
Torque @ rpm, pound-foot
330 @ 3,200

Vehicle Production and Base Prices

Car Type
Production Price
2-door coupe
27,794 $27,027.00
2-door convertible
7,315
32,032.00

Options and Production

Option Production Price
Power Driver Seat
33,983
$225.00
Sport Seats, leather
13,372
1,025.00
Base Seats, leather
NA
400.00
Power Door Locks
34,215
175.00
Radiator Boost Fan
8,216
75.00
Custom Feature Package
4,832
195.00
Dual Removable Roof Panels
6,242
895.00
Removable Roof Panel, blue tint
12,021
595.00
Removable Roof Panel, bronze tint
7,819
595.00
Electronic Air Conditioning Control
16,646
150.00
Two-Tone Paint (coupe)
3,897
428.00
Delco-Bilstein Shock Absorbers
5,521
189.00
Performance Axle Ratio, 3.07:1
4,879
22.00
Engine Oil Cooler
7,394
110.00
Cruise Control34,197
185.00
4-Speed Manual Transmission
6,835
0.00
California Emission Requirements5,697
99.00
Radio Delete
166
-256.00
AM/FM Radio Stereo Cassette
2,039
122.00
Stereo System, Delco-Bose
32,478
895.00
Heavy Duty Radiator
10,423
40.00
Performance Handling Package (coupe)
12,821
470.00
Rear Window + Side Mirror Defoggers (coupe)
21,837
165.00
Malcolm Konner Special Edition (coupe)
50
500.00

Color Choices and Production

Color Choice
Production
Silver Metallic
1,209
Medium Blue Metallic
128
White
4,176
Gold Metallic
777
Copper Metallic
4
Dark Red Metallic
5,002
Silver/Gray1,049
White/Silver
693
Silver Beige/Black
50
Medium Gray Metallic
1,603
Yellow
1,464
Black
5,464
Silver Beige Metallic
1,383
Medium Brown Metallic
488
Bright Red
9,466
Gray/Black
1,138
Silver Beige/Medium Brown
1,014

Learn about other Corvettes in this generation:

1984 Corvette
1985 Corvette 1986 Corvette
1987 Corvette 1988 Corvette 1989 Corvette
1990 Corvette


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