1994 COrvette

1994 Corvette Performance & Specifications

Powertrain, Steering, Brakes, Dimensions, & Suspension

For both owners and enthusiasts alike, 1994 was a significant year for the Chevy Corvette – not because of any significant changes to the car itself, but because of two key announcements made by Chevrolet.   First, after years of planning and fund-raising on the part of both Chevrolet and private contributors, the Corvette Museum would finally open on September 2, 1994.

Read More: 1994 Chevrolet Corvette Research Center

1994 Corvette Specifications

1994 Corvette Main Specs

MODEL: 1994 Chevrolet Corvette
BODY STYLE: Two-door Coupe/Hatchback, front engine, rear wheel drive
MANUFACTURING LOCATION: Bowling Green, Kentucky
CONSTRUCTION: Integral Perimeter Frame – Birdcage Forms Strong Unitized Body Structure. Aerodynamically shaped body with deeply angled windshield (64 deg.). All major body panels SMC reinforced composite with molded-in coating. Single lift off roof panel (Coupe) effective pass; compartment insulation, tinted glass all around. “Unibase” paint process, final clear coat finish.
VEHICLE NUMBERS (VIN): 1G1YY22P9R5100001 – 1G1YY22P9R5122882 (Corvette Coupe & Convertible)
1G1YZ22J9R5800001 – 1G1YZ22J9R5800448 (ZR-1 Corvette)
VIN SUFFIX: ZWA: 350 CUBIC INCH, 300 HORSEPOWER, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ZWB: 350 CUBIC INCH, 300 HORSEPOWER, MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ZWC: 350 CUBIC INCH, 405 HORSEPOWER, MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ENGINE BLOCK NUMBER: 10125327: 350 CUBIC INCH, 300 HORSEPOWER
10199001: 350 CUBIC INCH, 405 HORSEPOWER
HEAD NUMBER: 10174389: 350 CUBIC INCH, 405 HORSEPOWER (LEFT HAND)
10174390: 350 CUBIC INCH, 405 HORSEPOWER (RIGHT HAND)
10207643: 350 CUBIC INCH, 300 HORSEPOWER
10225121: 350 CUBIC INCH, 405 HORSEPOWER (LEFT HAND)

1994 Corvette Powertrain Specifications

Engine (Coupe/Convertible)

Engine: LT1 5.7 OHV 350 V-8. Multi-Port Fuel Injection
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: 10.5:1
Horsepower: 300 HP @ 5,000 RPM
Torque: 340 lb-ft @ 3,600 rpm
Fuel Delivery: Multi-Port Fuel Injection
Fuel Capacity: 20.0 Gallons
Oil Capacity: 4.0 Quarts (Without Filter)
Total Dressed Engine Weight (Dry): 576.4 (Automatic), 635.6 (Manual) lbs
Transmission: 4 Speed Auto Transmission (Standard), 6 Speed Manual Transmission (Optional)
Standard Axle Ratio: 2.59:1 (Automatic), 3.45:1 (Manual)
EST. MPG (City/Hwy): 17/24 MPG
Max Engine RPM 5,500

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: Double Overhead Cam
Cylinder Head Material: Aluminum
Cylinder Block Deck Height: 9.025 Inches
Compression Ratio: 11.0:1
Horsepower: 405 HP @ 5,800 RPM
Torque: 385 lb-ft @ 5,200 rpm
Fuel Delivery: Multi-Port Fuel Injection
Fuel Capacity: 20.0 Gallons
Oil Capacity: 8.55 Quarts (Crankcase)
Total Dressed Engine Weight (Dry): 596.0 lbs
Transmission: 6 Speed Manual Transmission
Standard Axle Ratio: 2.59:1 (Automatic), 3.33:1 (Manual)
EST. MPG (City/Hwy): 17/25 MPG
Max Engine RPM 7,100

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: 1.33:1 (0.89 OD) REVERSE: 2.29:1
6th GEAR: 0.50:1
REVERSE: 0.50

1994 Corvette Wheels, Suspension & Brakes

Suspension (Coupe/Convertible)

Front Suspension Independent, SLA forged aluminum upper and lower control arms and steering knuckle. Transverse monoleaf spring and steel stabilizer, spindle offset
Rear Suspension Independent 5-link design with tow and camber adjustment, forged aluminum control links and knuckle. Transverse monoleaf spring, steel tie rods and stabilizer, tubular U-jointed aluminum driveshafts

Suspension (ZR-1)

Front Suspension Independent, SLA forged aluminum upper and lower control arms and steering knuckle. Transverse monoleaf spring and steel stabilizer, spindle offset
Rear Suspension Independent 5-link design with tow and camber adjustment, forged aluminum control links and knuckle. Transverse monoleaf spring, steel tie rods and stabilizer, tubular U-jointed aluminum driveshafts

Wheels & Tires (Coupe/Convertible)

Front Tires Goodyear Eagle GSC, P255/45ZR-17
Rear Tires Goodyear Eagle GSC, P285/40ZR-17
Front Wheels 17 x 8.5 Inches, 5 Bolt Cast Aluminum
Front Wheels 17 x 9.5 Inches, 5 Bolt Cast Aluminum

Wheels & Tires (ZR-1)

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

Brakes (Coupe/Convertible)

Type ABS Power-Assist Vented Brakes
Front Brakes 12.0 Inches
Rear Brakes 12.0 Inches

Brakes (Coupe/Convertible)

Type ABS Power-Assist Vented Brakes
Front Brakes 13.0 Inches
Rear Brakes 13.0 Inches

1994 Corvette Exterior Dimensions

Coupe Dimensions

1994 Corvette Dimensions

Exterior Dimensions

Exterior Dimensions
Model LT1 Coupe LT1 Convertible ZR-1 Coupe
Wheelbase 96.2 Inches 96.2 Inches 96.2 Inches
Overall Length 178.5 Inches 178.5 Inches 178.5 Inches
Total Body Width 70.7 Inches 70.7 Inches 73.1 Inches
Overall Height 46.3 Inches 47.3 Inches 46.3 Inches
Front Track Width 57.7 Inches 57.7 Inches 56.7 Inches
Rear Track Width 59.1 Inches 59.1 Inches 60.6 Inches

Interior Dimensions

Interior Dimensions
Model LT1 Coupe LT1 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 LT1 Coupe LT1 Convertible ZR-1 Coupe
Passenger Capacity 2 – Driver & Passenger 2 – Driver & Passenger 2 – Driver & Passenger
Curb Weight – Automatic (LBS) 3,309 3,360 N/A
Curb Weight – Manual (LBS) 3,309 3,360 3,512
Cargo Volume (CU.FT) 12.6 Cubic Feet 6.6 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 9.6
Coolant Capacity (QTS./LITERS) 14.6 14.6 16.7
Coefficient of Drag N/A N/A N/A
Weight Dist. Front/Rear (%) 51.5/48.5 N/A N/A

1994 Corvette

1994 Corvette Performance Results

Model:
LT1 Coupe
LT1 Convertible
ZR-1 Coupe
0-30 MPH:
5.7 Seconds
5.7 Seconds
5.2 Seconds
0-60 MPH:
13.3 Seconds
13.3 Seconds
12.4 Seconds
0-100 MPH:
14.1 Sec./103 MPH
14.1 Sec./103 MPH
13.6 Sec./106 MPH
QUARTER MILE:
N/A
N/A
179
TOP SPEED (MPH):
N/A N/A N/A