1962 Chevrolet Corvette

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Overview


The 1962 Corvette looked cleaner with the subtraction of some chrome and the deletion of the two-tone paint option.


The 1962 Corvette looked cleaner with the subtraction of some chrome and the deletion of the two-tone paint option. This also marked the last of the straight-axle Corvette, and was now offered with a 327ci small block V8. The introduction of a special racing package called “Sebring” offered true enthusiasts a direct-flow exhaust system, larger wheels, a 24-gallon fuel tank, 4-speed gearbox, Posi-Traction rear axle, metallic brake linings, and a heavy-duty suspension. The most desired option was the 327 V8 “fuelie” rated at 360 hp.The 1962 Corvette looked cleaner with the subtraction of some chrome and the deletion of the two-tone paint option.

Production Numbers


2-Dr. Convertible 14,531
Total Production 14,531

Performance Specs


Engine Size Carb. HP Torque 0 to 60 Quarter mile
V8 327ci Ram Jet Fuel Injection 360hp 352 lb-ft 5.9 sec 14.2 sec @ 104 mph
V8 327ci 1x4bbl 340hp 344 lb-ft - -
V8 327ci 1x4bbl 300hp 360 lb-ft - -
V8 327ci 1x4bbl 250hp 350 lb-ft - -

Transmission


  • 2-Speed Powerglide Automatic
  • 3-Speed Manual
  • 4-Speed Manual

Paint & Colors


Exterior

Tuxedo Black
Fawn Beige
Almond Beige
Honduras Maroon
Roman Red
Ermine White
Sateen Silver

Interior

Black
Red
Fawn


OEM Brochures


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