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1990 Corvette Performance & Specifications

Powertrain, Steering, Brakes, Dimensions, & Suspension

In its entire history, there have been few model years that were so widely anticipated as the 1990 Corvette ZR-1.  Although the ZR-1 had originally been slated for a midyear-1989 release, it had been delayed until the 1990 model year because of engineering and design refinements that prevented it from being ready prior to 1990.

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1990 Corvette Specifications

1990 Corvette Main Specs

MODEL: 1990 Chevrolet Corvette
BODY STYLE: Two-door Coupe/Hatchback, front engine, rear wheel drive
MANUFACTURING LOCATION: Bowling Green, Kentucky
CONSTRUCTION: Fiberglass body, unibody construction with partial, front frame including both steel and stainless steel components.
VEHICLE NUMBERS (VIN): 1G1YY2380L5100001 THRU 1G1YY2380L5120597
1G1YZ23J6L5800001 THRU 1G1YZ23J6L5803049 (ZR-1)
VIN SUFFIX: ZSA: 350 CUBIC INCH, 245/250 HP, AUTOMATIC TRANS
ZSB: 350 CUBIC INCH, 245/250 HP, MANUAL TRANS. OIL COOLER
ZSC: 350 CUBIC INCH, 245/250 HP, AUTO TRANS, OIL COOLER
ZSD: 350 CUBIC INCH, 375 HP, AIR CONDITIONING
ZSH: 350 CUBIC INCH, 375 HOP ELECTRONIC AIR CON CONTROL
ENGINE BLOCK NUMBER: 10090511: 350 CUBIC INCH, 375 HORSEPOWER
14093638: 350 CUBIC INCH, 245/250 HORSEPOWER
HEAD NUMBER: 10088113: 350 CUBIC INCH, 245/250 HORSEPOWER
10106178: 350 CUBIC INCH, 375 HORSEPOWER (RIGHT HAND)
10106179: 350 CUBIC INCH, 375 HORSEPOWER (LEFT HAND)
Note: For Callaway Twin-Turbo, Chevrolet engine coding was replaced as follows: First two digits for year, next three digits for Callaway sequence, last four digits to match the last four digits of the vehicle identification number.

1990 Corvette Powertrain Specifications

Engine (Coupe/Convertible)

Engine: L98 5.7 OHV 350 V-8. Tuned-Port Fuel Injection (COUPE)
Cylinders: V8
Block Material:
Cast Iron Alloy
Displacement: 5.7 Litre/350 Cubic Inches
Bore & Stroke: 4.00 x 3.48 inches
Valvetrain: OHV, 2 valves per cyl.
Cylinder Head Material: Aluminum
Cylinder Block Deck Height: 9.025 Inches
Compression Ratio: 9.50:1
Horsepower: 250 HP @ 4,400 RPM
Torque: 350 lb-ft @ 3,200 rpm
Fuel Delivery: Multi-Port Fuel Injection
Fuel Capacity: 20.0 Gallons
Oil Capacity: 4.5 Quarts (Without Filter)
Total Dressed Engine Weight (Dry): 585.7lbs
Transmission: 4 Speed Auto Transmission (Standard), 6 Speed Manual Transmission (Optional)
Standard Axle Ratio: 2.59:1 (Automatic), 3.33:1 (Manual)

Engine (ZR-1)

Engine: LT5 5.7 OHV 350 V-8. Multi-Port Fuel Injection (COUPE)
Cylinders: V8
Block Material:
Aluminum*
Displacement: 5.7 Litre/350 Cubic Inches
Bore & Stroke: 3.90 x 3.66 inches
Valvetrain: OHV, 2 valves per cyl.
Cylinder Head Material: Aluminum
Cylinder Block Deck Height: 9.025 Inches
Compression Ratio: 11.0:1
Horsepower: 375 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Torque: 370 lb-ft @ 4,800 rpm
Fuel Delivery: Tuned-Port Fuel Injection
Fuel Capacity: 20.0 Gallons
Oil Capacity: 9.6 Quarts (Without Filter)
Total Dressed Engine Weight (Dry): 596.0 lbs
Transmission: 4 Speed Auto Transmission (Standard), 6 Speed Manual Transmission (Optional)
Standard Axle Ratio: 2.59:1 (Automatic), 3.33:1 (Manual)

*The engine crankcase, cylinder case, cylinder heads is aluminum with cast-in nodular cast iron bearing inserts.

Transmission

6 SPEED MANUAL GEAR RATIOS  4 SPEED AUTOMATIC GEAR RATIOS
1st GEAR: 2.68:1 1st GEAR: 3.06:1
2nd GEAR: 1.80:1 2nd GEAR: 1.63:1
3rd GEAR: 1.31:1 3rd GEAR: 1.00:1
4th GEAR: 1.00:1 4th GEAR: 0.70:1
5th GEAR: 0.75:1 REVERSE: 2.29:1
6th GEAR: 0.50:1
REVERSE: 2.50:1

1990 Corvette Wheels, Suspension & Brakes

Suspension (Coupe/Convertible)

Front Suspension Single fiberglass composite monoleaf transverse spring with unequal-length aluminum control arms and stabilizer bar.
Rear Suspension Fully independent five-link system with transverse fiberglass single-leaf springs, aluminum upper/lower trailing links and strut-rod tie-rod assembly.

Suspension (ZR-1)

Front Suspension Single fiberglass composite monoleaf transverse spring with unequal-length aluminum control arms and stabilizer bar.
Rear Suspension Fully independent five-link system with transverse fiberglass single-leaf springs, aluminum upper/lower trailing links and strut-rod tie-rod assembly.

Wheels & Tires (Coupe/Convertible)

Front Tires Goodyear Eagle ZR, P275/40ZR-17
Rear Tires Goodyear Eagle ZR, P275/40ZR-17
Front Wheels 17 x 9.5 Inches, 5 Bolt Cast Alloy
Front Wheels 17 x 9.5 Inches, 5 Bolt Cast Alloy

Wheels & Tires (ZR-1)

Front Tires Goodyear Eagle ZR, P275/40ZR-17
Rear Tires Goodyear Eagle ZR, P315/35ZR-17 ZR-1
Front Wheels 17 x 9.5 Inches, 5 Bolt Cast Alloy
Front Wheels 17 x 11 Inches, 5 Bolt Cast Alloy

Brakes (Coupe/Convertible)

Type ABS Power-Assist Vented Brakes
Front Brakes 12.0 Inches (13.0 Inches – RPO Z51)
Rear Brakes 12.0 Inches (13.0 Inches – RPO Z51)

Brakes (Coupe/Convertible)

Type ABS Power-Assist Vented Brakes
Front Brakes 12.0 Inches (13.0 Inches – RPO Z51)
Rear Brakes 12.0 Inches (13.0 Inches – RPO Z51)

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1990 Corvette Exterior Dimensions

Coupe Dimensions

1990 Corvette Dimensions

Exterior Dimensions

Exterior Dimensions
Model L98 Coupe L98 Convertible ZR-1 Coupe
Wheelbase 96.2 Inches 96.2 Inches 96.2 Inches
Overall Length 176.5 Inches 176.5 Inches 177.4 Inches
Total Body Width 71.0 Inches 71.0 Inches 74.0 Inches
Overall Height 46.7 Inches 46.7 Inches 46.8 Inches
Front Track Width 59.6 Inches 59.6 Inches 59.6 Inches
Rear Track Width 60.4 Inches 60.4 Inches 61.9 Inches

Interior Dimensions

Interior Dimensions
Model L98 Coupe L98 Convertible ZR-1 Coupe
Headroom 36.4 Inches 36.5 Inches 36.4 Inches
Shoulder Room 54.1 Inches 54.1 Inches 54.0 Inches
Hip Room 49.3 Inches 49.3 Inches 49.3 Inches
Leg Room 42.6 Inches 42.6 Inches 42.6 Inches

Capacities

Capacities
Model L98 Coupe L98 Convertible ZR-1 Coupe
Passenger Capacity 2 – Driver & Passenger 2 – Driver & Passenger 2 – Driver & Passenger
Curb Weight – Automatic (LBS) 3,284 N/A N/A
Curb Weight – Manual (LBS) 3,330 3,336 3,465
Cargo Volume (CU.FT) 17.9 Cubic Feet 17.9 Cubic Feet 12.6 Cubic Feet
Fuel Capacity (GALLONS/LITERS) 20.0/76.0 20.0/76.0 20.0/76.0
Engine Oil Capacity (QTS./LITERS) 4.5 4.5 8.0
Coolant Capacity (QTS./LITERS) 14.6 14.6 14.6
Coefficient of Drag 0.33 N/A N/A
Weight Dist. Front/Rear (%) 50/50 50/50 50/50

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1990 Corvette Performance Results

Model:
L98 Coupe
L98 Convertible
ZR-1 Coupe Callaway
0-30 MPH:
0-60 MPH:
0-100 MPH:
QUARTER MILE:
QUARTER MILE SPEEDS:
TOP SPEED:
2.1(A)/2.2(M)
5.7(A)/5.6(M)
N/A
14.2(A)/14.1(M)
99.1(A)/101.5(A)
N/A
2.4 Seconds
6.3 Seconds
N/A
14.8 Seconds
95.0
N/A
N/A
4.9 Seconds
11.5 Seconds
13.4 Seconds
108.5
N/A
2.1 Seconds
5.1 Seconds
10.58 Seconds
13.11 Seconds
112.0
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