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1979 Chevrolet Corvette L82 specs


Curb weight 1582 kilograms (3488 pounds)
Year introduced 1979
Displacement 5730 cubic centimeters (5.7 liters / 350 cubic inches)
Maximum power 228 metric horsepower (225 brake horsepower / 168 kilowatts) @ 5200 rpm
Maximum torque 366 Newton-meters (270 pound-feet) @ 3600 rpm
Engine location front-mounted
Drive rear wheel drive
0 to 60 mph 6.4 seconds
0 to 100 kph 6.8 seconds
Quarter mile 15.8 s @ 94 mph
Top speed 213 kph / 132 mph


Corvette L82 distance acceleration in feet

300 feet 6.8 s @ 62 mph
1/8 mile 10.5 s @ 80 mph
1000 feet 13.4 s @ 88 mph
1/4 mile 15.8 s @ 94 mph

Corvette L82 acceleration times in miles per hour

0 - 10 mph 1.4 s
0 - 20 mph 2.4 s
0 - 30 mph 3.2 s
0 - 40 mph 4.0 s
0 - 50 mph 4.9 s
0 - 60 mph 6.4 s
0 - 70 mph 8.6 s
0 - 80 mph 11.5 s
0 - 90 mph 14.6 s

Corvette L82 acceleration times in kilometers per hour

0 - 10 kph 0.8 s
0 - 20 kph 1.6 s
0 - 30 kph 2.3 s
0 - 40 kph 2.8 s
0 - 50 kph 3.3 s
0 - 60 kph 3.7 s
0 - 70 kph 4.3 s
0 - 80 kph 4.9 s
0 - 90 kph 5.7 s
0 - 100 kph 6.8 s
0 - 110 kph 8.2 s
0 - 120 kph 9.9 s
0 - 130 kph 11.7 s
0 - 140 kph 13.7 s
0 - 150 kph 15.6 s
0 - 160 kph 17.5 s

Corvette L82 distance acceleration in meters

100 meters 7.1 s @ 103 kph
200 meters 10.5 s @ 129 kph
300 meters 13.3 s @ 141 kph
400 meters 15.7 s @ 151 kph

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