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2001 CORVETTE

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The 2001 Corvette continued as a two-door, two-passenger performance sports car available in three trims ranging from a base coupe to a convertible to an all-new Z06 higher-performance edition.

V.I.N. NUMBERS

Position Character Description
1 1 US built
2 G General Motors product
3 1 Chevrolet Motor Division vehicle
4 & 5 YY Corvette
6 1 or 2 or 3 Body style number
  • 1 = Two-door fixed-roof hardtop
  • 2 = Two-door hatchback style 07, 08, 77, or 87
  • 3 = Two-door convertible GM body style 67
7 2 or 4
  • 2=Active manual belts with driver and passenger inflatable restraint system
  • 4=Active manual belts with frontal and side-impact driver and front passenger inflatable restraint system
G G LS1 5.7-liter (346 cu. in) Sequential multiport-fuel-injection (SFI) V8
S LS6 5.7 liter sequential multiport-fuel-injection Chevrolet V-8
9 ? A check digit that calculates the characters in the serial number and gives it a single digit code and can be used to verify that the serial number is legitimate
10 1 The model year = 2001
11 5 Bowling Green, KY
12-17 100001 and up production sequence
Color Leather Upholstery
Black 193
Black & Torch Red ???
Light Oak 673
Torch Red 703
Light Gray 903

IDENTIFICATION

Model Model No. Body/Style No. Body Type Factory Price Shipping Weight Production Total
Coupe 1Y Y07
2-dr. Hatch Coupe - 2 passenger

2-dr. Hatch Coupe - 2 passenger

$40,080 3214 N/A
Hardtop 1Y Y37
2-dr. Hardtop - 2 passenger

2-dr. Hardtop - 2 passenger

$47,855 3115 N/A
Convertible 1Y Y67
2-dr. Convertible - 2 passenger

2-dr. Convertible - 2 passenger

$46,605 3110 N/A

ENGINE

Feature Standard Engine (RPO LS1) Optional Engine (RPO LS6)
Type V-8, 90-degree Overhead valve V-8, 90-degree Overhead valve
Block Cast aluminum block and cylinder head Cast aluminum block and cylinder head
Displacement 346 cid (5.7 liters) 346 cid (5.7 liters)
Bore & Stroke 3.90" x 3.62" 3.90" x 3.62"
Compression ratio 10.1:1 10.5:1
Brake horsepower 350 @ 5600 rpm 385 @ 6000 rpm
Torque 375 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm 385 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
Main bearing five five
Valve lifters hydraulic, two valves per cylinder hydraulic, two valves per cylinder
Fuel supply Sequential Multi-port injection (MPI) system Sequential Multi-port injection (MPI) system

TRANSMISSION

CHASSIS

Feature Coupe & Convertible Z06
Wheelbase 104.5 inches (2656 mm) 104.5 inches (2656 mm)
Overall length 179.7 inches (4566 mm) 179.7 inches (4566 mm)
Overall width 73.6 inches (1869 mm) 73.6 inches (1869 mm)
Overall height 47.9 inches (1217 mm) 47.7 inches (1212 mm)
Front tread 62.0 inches (1575 mm) 62.0 inches (1575 mm)
Rear tread 62.1 inches (1577 mm) 62.1 inches (1577 mm)
Front Tires P245/45ZR-17 Goodyear Eagle GT Goodyear F1 P265/40ZR x 17
Rear Tires P275/40ZR-18 Goodyear Eagle GT Goodyear F1 P295/35ZR x 18
Steeringrack and pinion (power assisted)
Front suspensionIndependent SLA forged-aluminum upper and lower control arms and steering knuckle, transverse monoleaf springs, steel stabilizer bar, and spindle offset.
Rear suspension Independent five-link design with tow and camber adjustment, cast-aluminum upper and lower control arms and knuckle, transverse monoleaf springs, steel tie rods and stabilizer bar, and tubular U-jointed metal matrix composite driveshaft.
BrakesAntilock four-wheel power disc
Body constructionFiberglass; integral perimeter frame with center back-bone/all-welded steel body frame construction
Fuel tank19.1 US Gal (15.9 Imp Gal) (72 liters)
Trunk space   13.3 cu.ft. (377 litres) with no spare tire
Weight   3115 lb. (1415 kg)

Z06 OPTIONS

COUPE & CONVERTIBLE OPTIONS

Z06 PERFORMANCE

HISTORICAL NOTES

2001 Corvette Notes

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