1999 Corvette Specifications

In 1999 Corvette expanded its line again to include a notchback hardtop model. The hardtop was leaner, lighter, and stiffer than the convertible or coupe. Together, the three models offered an excellent balance of performance and comfort. Here are the specifications for the 1999 Corvette:

The performance-oriented 1999 Corvette notchback hardtop coupe came only with the Z51 suspension and six-speed manual transmission.
The performance-oriented 1999 Corvette notchback hardtop coupe came
only with the Z51 suspension and six-speed manual transmission.

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: 62.0 rear: 62.0
front: 62.0 rear: 62.0front: 62.0 rear: 62.0
Height, inches
47.8
47.7
47.9
Curb weight, pounds
3,245
3,246
3,153

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

rear: P275/40ZR-18

Brakes
front: anti-lock 12.6-inch disc
rear: anti-lock 11.8-inch disc

Transmission
4-speed automatic
6-speed manual

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

Engine Specifications

Typeohv V-8
Displacement, liters/cu inch
5.7/350
Bore × Stroke, inches
3.90 x 3.62
Fuel ManagementSequential Injection
Horsepower @ rpm345 @ 5,600
Torque @ rpm, pound-foot350 @ 4,400

Published Performance Numbers

Acceleration345 hp, 6-speed manual (hardtop)
0-60 mph, sec
5.3
0-100 mph, sec
11.7
1/4-mile, sec @ mph13.6 @ 107.3

Source: Road & Track

Vehicle Production and Base Prices

Car Type
Production Price
2-door hatchback18,078
$39,171.00
2-door coupe
4,031
38,777.00
2-door convertible 11,161
45,579.00

Options and Production

Option Production Price
Memory Package
23,829
$150.00
Power Driver Seat3,716
305.00
Power Passenger Seat
28,575
305.00
Sport Seats24,573
625.00
Parcel Net2,738
15.00
Floor Mats
32,706
25.00
Body Side Moldings
19,348
75.00
Dual Removable Roof Panels
6,307
950.00
Removable Roof Panel, blue tint
5,235
650.00
Dual Zone Air Conditioning
25,672
365.00
Luggage Shade and Parcel Net
18,058
50.00
Selective Real Time Damping
7,515
1,695.00
Performance Axle Ratio (3.25 ratio for automatic)
14,525
100.00
Active Handling System
20,174
500.00
6-Speed Manual Transmission
13,729
825.00
Telescopic Steering, Power
16,847
350.00
Magnesium Wheels
2,029
3,000.00
Twilight Sentinel
18,895
60.00
Fog Lamps
28,546
69.00
Lighting Package
3,037
95.00
Delco Stereo System w/CD
20,442
100.00
Head Up Instrument Display
19,034
375.00
Bose Speaker Package
3,348
820.00
Remote Compact 12-Disc Changer
16,997
600.00
Front License Plate Frame
17,742
15.00
California Emissions
3,336
170.00
Performance Handling Package
10,244
350.00
Magnetic Red Metallic Paint
2,733
500.00

Color Choices and Production

Color Choice
Production Color Choice
Production
Arctic White2,756
Light Pewter Metallic
6,164
Sebring Silver Metallic 3,510
Nassau Blue Metallic 1,034
Navy Blue Metallic1,439
Black7,235
Torch Red8,361
Magnetic Red Metallic2,733

Learn about other Corvettes in this generation:

1997 Corvette1998 Corvette1999 Corvette
2000 Corvette
2001 Corvette
2002 Corvette
2003 Corvette2004 Corvette

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