1965 Chevrolet Corvette C2 Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Steel unibody
Production Years for Series : 1963 - 1967
Price : $2,947-$3,210
Weight : 3570 lbs | 1619.325 kg

Performance

0-60 mph : 5.7 seconds.
1/4 Mile : 14.1 seconds.
Top Speed : 125 mph | 201.125 km/h

Power

V 8
Displacement : 5359 cc | 327.0 cu in. | 5.4 L.
Power : 250 HP (184 KW) @ 4400 RPM
Torque :415 Ft-Lbs (563 NM) @ 4000 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 102 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 83 mm.
Compression : 10.5:1
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Carter Type WCFB 4-barrel Model 3846247
V 8
Displacement : 5359 cc | 327.0 cu in. | 5.4 L.
Power : 300 BHP (220.8 KW) @ 5000 RPM
Torque :360 Ft-Lbs (488 NM) @ 3200 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 102 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 83 mm.
Compression : 10.50:1
Main Bearings : 5
Construction : Cast-iron block and head
1 4-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 5359 cc | 327.0 cu in. | 5.4 L.
Power : 350 BHP (257.6 KW) @ 6000 RPM
Torque :360 Ft-Lbs (488 NM) @ 3200 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 102 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 83 mm.
Compression : 11.00:1
Main Bearings : 5
Construction : Cast-iron block and head
1 4-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 5359 cc | 327.0 cu in. | 5.4 L.
Power : 365 HP (268.64 KW)
Bore : 4.0 in | 102 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 83 mm.
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
V 8
Displacement : 5359 cc | 327.0 cu in. | 5.4 L.
Power : 375 HP (276 KW) @ 5600 RPM
Torque :415 Ft-Lbs (563 NM) @ 3600 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 102 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 83 mm.
Compression : 11.01:1
Main Bearings : 5
Construction : Cast-iron block and head
Direct Fuel Injection
V 8
Displacement : 6489 cc | 396.0 cu in. | 6.5 L.
Power : 425 HP (312.8 KW)
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Transmission:
3 Manual , 4 Manual Floor Shift , 4 Manual Close Ratio , Automatic

Gear Ratios

1st Gear : 4.11:1
2nd Gear : 4.56:1
3rd Gear : 3.08:1
4th Gear : 3.36:1
5th Gear : 3.55:1
6th Gear : 3.7:1

Production Figures

Total Chevrolet Production for 1965 : 2,375,118
1965 Chevrolet Corvette C2
Convertibles : 15,377
Fastback Coupes : 8,187

Dimensions

Fuel Capacity : 36.0 Gal
Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 175.2 in | 4450 mm.
Width : 69.6 in | 1768 mm.
Height : 49.8 in | 1265 mm.
Wheelbase : 98.0 in | 2489 mm.
Front Track : 56.8 in | 1443 mm.
Rear Track : 57.6 in | 1463 mm.
Ground Clearance : 5.0 in | 127 mm.
Convertible
Price : $3,210
Weight : 3645 lbs | 1653.344 kg
Fuel Capacity : 36.0 Gal
Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 175.2 in | 4450 mm.
Width : 69.5 in | 1765 mm.
Height : 49.8 in | 1265 mm.
Wheelbase : 98.0 in | 2489 mm.
Front Track : 56.8 in | 1443 mm.
Rear Track : 57.6 in | 1463 mm.

Handling

Tires / Wheels
Tires : 7.75 x 15

1965 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $2,650
Avg. Household Income : $6,450
Avg. Home : $13,600
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.31

The 1965 Chevrolet Corvette C2 measures 69.60 inches in width, 175.20 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 98.00 inches.

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