Major Changes for 2001    
  • Two new exterior colors:
     Quicksilver and Speedway White
  • INCREASED Horsepower- 350HP
  • JL4 Active Handling Generation II-
    Standard Safety Feature.
  • All models- Chrome Exhaust Tips Stainless Steel and Aluminum Exhaust.
  • RPO - ZO6 Option
Model Availability Standard Safety Features
Coupe             1YY07 JL4 Active Handling Generation II *
Convertible     1YY67 Air Bags - Driver and Passenger
Hardtop           1YY37 Brakes - Power Disk, 4 Wheel Anti-Lock
Assembly Plant Daytime Running Lamps
Bowling Green, KY Remote Keyless Entry - with Active Halo Lighting
Side Guard Door Beams
Select Standard Features Starter Saver and Battery Saver
Mechanical Theft Deterrent System - PASS-Key
Engine - 5.7L V8 LS1 Select Optional Features
Transmission - 4 Speed Automatic w/overdrive (Coupe &     Convertible) Six Speed manual (Hardtop) Electrochromic Mirrors*
Traction Control Axle Ratio - Performance
Steering - Speed sensitive, power rack and pinion Compact Disc Changer - Remote, 12 Disk
Suspension - Z51 Sport suspension (Std. On Hardtop) Electronic Dual Zone Climate Control
Interior Floor Mats
Air Conditioning Fog Lamps
Defogger - Rear Window Head-Up Display
Gauges - Analog, Ultraviolet Floodlit Luggage Shade & Parcel Net (Coupe)
Grab Handle - Passenger's side Memory Package - Exterior mirrors, radio, driver's seat, climate
Ignition - Dash Mounted control & Power Telescoping steering column (if so equipped)
Locks - Power Moldings - Body Side
Radios - Delco cassette w/Bose speakers (coupe & Power Telescoping/Manual Tilt Steering Wheel
convertible) Radio - Delco CD w/Bose Speakers
Radios - Delco cassette (hardtop) Roof Panel - Removable, Blue Tint (coupe)
Seats - Leather Trimmed Roof Panels - Dual Removable (coupe)
Seats - Power drivers side (coupe and convertible) Seats - Power Passenger - Sport
Exterior Selective Real Time Damping (adjustable shocks)
Removable Top - Body Color (coupe) Transmission - 6 Speed manual transmission
Tires - Extended mobility w/tire pressure sensor Twilight Sentinel w/Automatic Headlamps
Wheels - Forged Aluminum five spoke Wheels-High Polish or Magnesium
Windows - Power, driver and passenger express down Z51 Performance Handling Package (Standard on hardtop)

Technical Specifications - Dimension (In.)

Exterior Coupe-Convertible Engine
Wheel Base - 104.5 Engine Code LSI
Length - 179.7 Description 5.7L (346 CID) V8
Width - 73.6 Compression Ratio 10.1:1
Height - 47.7 Horsepower @ RPM - 350 @ 5600*
Track, Front - 62.0 Torque (lbs. ft.) 350 @5600
Track, Rear - 62.1 Exhaust System - Full Dual, Aluminum Stainless Steel
Interior Tires / Wheels
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) - 51.4 Tires Std. (Front) - P245/45ZR17 Extended Mobility
Passenger Capacity - 2 Tires Std. (Rear) - P275/40ZR18 Extended Mobility
Head Room, Front (in.) - 37.9 / 37.6 Wheels Std (Front) 17" x 8.5" Forged Aluminum
Leg Room, Front (in.) - 42.7 Wheels Std (Rear) 18" x 9.5"
Shoulder Room, Front (in.) 55.3
Luggage Compartment Trailer Towing
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) - 24.9 / 13.9 (top up) Towing Class - Not Recommended
Liftover Height (in.) - 36.7
2001 Corvette Colors
With Suggested Interior Combinations
Exterior Interior (Leather Trimmed)
  Black Light
11 - Lt. Pewter MT . . .  
12 - Quicksilver MT* . . .  
28 - Navy Blue MT . .    
40 Speedway White * . . . .
41 - Black . . . .
70 - Torch Red . . . .
79 - Millennium Yellow .      
86 - Magnetic Red II . .   .
91 - Dark Bowling Green MT . .   .
Type, Front - Hydraulic Power Disc (dual Piston)
Type, Rear - Hydraulic Power Disc
ABS - 4 Wheel
Lining Material, Front - Semi-Metallic
Lining Material, Rear - Semi- Metallic
Swept Area, Front / Rear (sq. in.) - 263.0 / 158.8
Cooling System (qts.) - 11.4
Fuel Tank (gals.) - 19.1
Base Curb Wt. (lbs.) - 3,221
Restraint Systems
Air Bag - Left Standard Right Standard
Front Belts - Left 3pt Lap/Shoulder Right 3pt Lap/Shoulder
Steering and Suspension
Steering Type / Ratio Magnasteer II speed sensitive,    Power-Assisted, Magnetic Variable Effort / 16.1:1
Front Suspension - Short/Long Arm Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension - Short/Long Arm Double Wishbone
Front Stabilizer Bar (mm) - B/F45 23x3.8     Z51 25.4x4
Rear Stabilizer Bar (mm) -  B/F45 19.1x2     Z51 21.7x3 MT - Indicates Metallic Paint

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.Convertible Tops are Available in White, Black and Light Oak
.Hardtop Available with Black Interior Only, Not Available with Quicksilver, Navy Blue, Magnetic Red, Millennium Yellow, or Dark Bowling Green Exterior.
.Magnetic Red and Millennium Yellow are extra cost premium colors
.All paints use Base Coat / Clear Coat System which is formulated to minimize the effects of acid rain, water spotting, and other environmental damage.
.Some Color/Trim/Model restrictions apply; Contact your local Chevrolet Dealer for Details.

* New or Changes for 2001
**Information from the 2001 GM Product Preview Fleet and Commercial Vehicle Guide
2001 availability will be two basic packages above the already standard 1SA package. The 1SB option package which is the standard equipment package and adds to it, the memory system (power seats, sports bucket seats, dual zone air), fog lamps and the rear luggage shade. The 1SC package includes all the above plus electrochromic mirrors (new for 01), HUD, twilight sentinel and power telescoping steering column. The Convertible packaging is slightly different in that the 1SB package includes the electrochromic mirrors


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