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1962 Corvette

Wheelbase: 102" Track: 57" Front / 58.8" Rear Height: 51.5" Over Hardtop
Length: 177.2" Width: 70.4" Curb Weight: 3,065lbs.
Tire Size: 6.70x15" Plant: St. Louis

Chevrolet showed the experimental Mako Shark for the first time. Sales had increased to the point where a second shift at the plant was added shortly after 1962 production began. Engine displacement increased from 283ci for 1961 to 327ci for 1962. Dual carburetor engines were no longer available. 1962 Corvettes could not be ordered with a painted side cove.

1962 Options:

Code Description Quantity Price
867 Base Corvette Convertible 14,531 $4,038.00
102 AM Radio 13,076 137.75
203 Rear Axle 3.08:1 Ratio 0.00 -
242 Positive Crankcase Ventilation Unknown 5.40
276 Wheels 15x5.5" 561 0.00
313 Powerglide Transmission 1,532 199.10
396 327ci 340hp Engine 4,412 107.60
419 Auxiliary Hardtop 8,074 236.75
426 Power Windows 995 59.20
441 Direct Flow Exhaust System 2,934 0.00
473 Power Operated Folding Top 350 139.90
488 24 Gallon Fuel Tank 65 118.40
582 327ci 360hp Engine - Fuel Injection 1,918 484.20
583 327ci 300hp Engine 3,294 53.80
675 Positraction Rear Axle 14,232 43.05
685 4 Speed Manual Transmission 11,318 188.30
686 Metallic Brakes 2,799 37.70
687 Heavy Duty Brakes and Steering 246 333.60
1832 Whitewall Tires 6.70x15 Unknown 31.55
1833 Blackwall Tires 6.70x15 Unknown 15.70
Serial Numbers: 20867S100001 through 20867S114531

Base Engine: 327ci V8 250hp

Exterior

Quantity

Soft Top

Wheels

Interior

Tuxedo Black - Bk/W Black BK/F/R
Ermine White - Bk/W Black/White BK/F/R
Honduras Maroon - Bk/W Black/Maroon Bk/F
Roman Red - Bk/W Black/Red Bk/R/F
Sateen Sliver - Bk/W Black/AB Bk/R
Almond Beige 820 Bk/W Black/Beige R/F

Abbreviations:

AB=Almond Beige, Bk=Black, Bg=Beige, C=Charcoal, F=Fawn, W=White, R=Red, Bl=Blue, Tq=Turquoise

Work began in 1962 on a Corvette that would become known as the "Grand Sport"

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