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  Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Roadster

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Country of origin:United States
Produced in:1963
Numbers built:2 Roadster
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 15, 2007
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Configuration 90º V8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block, aluminium head
Displacement 6,178 cc / 377 cu in
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed Carburettor
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 485 bhp / 362 KW @ 6,300 rpm
BHP/Liter 79 bhp / liter

Chassis fibreglass body on steel ladder frame
Front suspension wishbones, transverse leaf spring, shock absorbers
Rear suspension wishbones, transverse leaf springs, shock absorbers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes Girling discs, all-round
Gearbox Borg Warner T-10 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Weight 900 kilo / 1,984 lbs

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.54 bhp / kg

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