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Future Corvette Development
C6 – Corvette Generation Six
– Specifications –


Preliminary Specs

RPO List
AAB  Memory Package
AG2  Seat adjuster, power, front passenger 6-way
AJ7  Air bags, frontal and side impact, driver and front passenger
AK5  Air bags, dual-stage, frontal
AQ9  Seats, front Sport bucket
AR9  Seats, front bucket
C2L  Roof Package
CC3  Roof panel, removable
CF7  Roof panel, removable, 1-piece, body-color
CJ2  Air conditioning, dual-zone, automatic
CM7  Convertible top, power folding
D42  Luggage shade
DD0  Mirrors, inside rearview with compass and driver outside rearview
DL8  Mirrors, outside rearview, power, heated, body-color
F55  Magnetic Selective Ride Control
FE1  Suspension, 4-wheel independent
FE9  Emissions, Federal requirements
G90  Axle, 3.15 performance ratio
GU2  Axle, 2.73 ratio
GU6  Axle, 3.42 ratio
K11  Air filtration, includes pollen filter
KA1  Seats, heated
LS2  Engine, 6.0L LS2 V8 SFI
MN6  Transmission, 6-speed manual
MX0  Transmission, 4-speed automatic
N37  Steering column, power telescopic
NB8  Emissions override, California, Massachusetts, New York or Vermont
NC7  Emissions override, Federal
NE1  Emissions, Maine, Massachusetts, New York or Vermont state requirements
NK4  Steering wheel, leather-wrapped
QG6  Wheels, 5-spoke aluminum
QG7  Wheels, polished
R8C  Corvette Museum Delivery
U2K  Sound system feature, XM Satellite Radio
U3U  Sound system with Navigation, ETR AM/FM stereo with CD player and MP3 playback
U52  Instrumentation, analog
UE1  OnStar
UG1  Homelink transmitter,
US8  Sound system, ETR AM/FM stereo with CD player and MP3 playback
US9  Sound system, ETR AM/FM stereo with 6-disc
UV6  Head-Up Display
VK3  License plate bracket, front
YF5  Emissions, California state requirements
Z51  Performance Handling Package

Trim Levels
Coupe -1YY07
“Base” 1SX
1SA
1SB

Convertible-1YY67
1SA
1SB

SOME DETAILS

Engine, 6.0L LS2 V8 SFI

Are there any transmission options? – Just Manual or Automatic
Is the manual transmission a Tremec T-56? YES
Is the base AT a 4L65-E?-YES

Axle, 2.73 ratio, limited slip
1 – Standard with (MX0) Transmission, 4-speed automatic.

Axle, 3.15 performance ratio
1 – Only available with (MX0) Transmission, 4-speed automatic.

Axle, 3.42 ratio, limited slip
1 – Standard with (MN6) Transmission, 6-speed manual.

Tires, front P245/40ZR18, extended mobility, Eagle F1
Tires, rear P285/35ZR19, extended mobility, Eagle F1

Wheels, 5-spoke aluminum, 18″ x 8.5″ (45.7 cm x 21.6 cm), front and 19″ x 10.0″ (48.3 cm x 25.4 cm), rear

Wheels, polished, 5-spoke aluminum, 18″ x 8.5″ (45.7 cm x 21.6 cm), front and 19″ x 10.0″ (48.3 cm x 25.4 cm), rear

Performance Handling Package, performance-oriented package for the Gymkhana/Autocross enthusiast, includes power steering, engine oil and transmission coolers, stiffer springs and stabilizer bars, specific shock absorbers, larger brakes with cross-drilled rotors, specific tires and performance gearing, Z51-specific, 6-speed manual transmission or performance axle ratio with automatic transmission

Active Handling?? — YES, standard
Is there a next-Gen Active handling being used? – Just says Active Handling
Magnetic Ride? Option, not standard

CM7 Convertible top, power folding, includes glass rear window with integral defogger

Convertible top, manual folding, includes glass rear window with integral defogger

Roof Package, includes (CF7) Roof panel, 1-piece, body-color and (CC3) Roof panel, 1-piece, transparent

Front plate bracket – YES

Headlamps, bi-functional high-intensity discharge, includes automatic exterior lamp control

Keyless Access, with push-button start, includes 2 remote transmitters which enable automatic door unlock and open by touching door switch

Power Tilt and Telescopic steering wheel?? Power Telescope

Sound system with Navigation, ETR AM/FM stereo with CD player and MP3 playback, (U65) Sound system feature, Bose premium 7-speaker system, DVD navigation with GPS, 6.5″ LCD color display touch screen, voice recognition, includes Radio Data System, seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, automatic volume and TheftLock

CD Changer?? – YES, 6 disk in dash option
OnStar? – YES
XM Radio? – YES

Compass? –  would be in the Navigation system…

Homelink Garage Door Opener?? YES

Head-Up Display, includes dot-matrix readouts for street mode, track mode with g-meter, vehicle speed, engine rpm, and readings from key gauges including water temperature, oil pressure and fuel levels

Seats, heated, driver and passenger

Sport seats – an option
Is there a cloth seat option or are they all going to be leather?- Leather

Console, floor, lockable, includes 2 covered cupholders, ashtray with cigar lighter, auxiliary power outlet and CD storage

Memory? – memory everything is just a given..

Air bags
, frontal and side impact, driver and front passenger (standard on everything but the super base coupe – or – I believe that on the ‘vert both front and sides are standard, but on the coupe the side ones are optional.)

Cargo area shade – YES

Alarm System?? – Same old GM one

From what I can see, it seems like there is an equipment level on the coupe called 1SX. You can’t order many options on that equipment level at all, and it’s just labeled as “base”. I’m assuming its a low cost, no frills car??

10U Arctic White
19U LeMans Blue Metallic1(premium extra cost color)
27U Precision Red
41U Black
67U Machine Silver Metallic
71U Daytona Sunset Orange Metallic
79U Millennium Yellow (Extra cost color)
86U Magnetic Red Metallic II

Interior colors
Ebony
– Cobalt Red
– Steel Gray
– Cashmere

Speakers in the seats – Not sure, although I suspect they are
Bluetooth capability? – DON’T KNOW

Are there any engine options?-NO
Is the rear hatch polycarbonate? – NO
Is there a magnesium wheel option? – NO
Is the hood carbon fiber – even as an option? – NO
Is the exhaust made of titanium? – NO
Radio controls on steering wheel? – NO
Paddle shift? – NO
Adaptive Cruise Control?? – NO
Nightvision?? – NO
Rain Sensing Windshield Wipers??- Doesn’t seem like it
Cassette player? – Doesn’t look like there is
Body Side Moldings are DEAD
Nothing on frame material..
Sorry, no more Torch Red
Sorry, no purple

November 23, 2003 – Above – Specs and speculation about specs provided by Zane Merva from GM-Trucks.com


Some early, but now credible, info on the Z06 replacement model tires:
P275/35ZR18 (Front), C6 Performance, F1 EMTs or new HP design
P325/30ZR19 (Rear), C6 Performance, F1 EMTs or new HP design

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