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The 2000 Chevrolet Corvette

2000 Red Convertible Corvette

A few changes this year, the "Wagon Wheel" wheels were replaced with a new 5 spoke design. These standard wheels could be optionally polished. The Magnesium wheel option was only $2000 this year. Dark Bowling Green Metallic and Millenium Yellow were added to the exterior color lineup, Millenium Yellow costing an extra $500. The Firethorn Red interior was replaced with Torch Red.

2000 Production Options and Build Statistics

Total 2000 Corvettes Built - 33,682
Total 2000 Coupes - 18,113
Total 2000 Convertibles - 13,479
Total 2000 Fixed Roof Coupes - 2,941

Coupe Serial Numbers: 1G1YY12GxY5100001 - 1G1YY12GxY5133682
Convertible Serial Numbers: 1G1YY22GxY5100001 - 1G1YY22GxY5133682
FRC Serial Numbers: 1G1YY32GxY5100001 - 1G1YY32GxY5133682

The "Vehicle Identification Number" (also VIN or serial number) is stamped on a plate on the lower edge of driver's side windshield.

Position Character Description
1 1 US built
2 G General Motors Product
3 1 Chevrolet Motor Division Vehicle
4&5 YY Corvette
6 1 or 2 or 3 Body style number
1 = Two-door fixed-roof hardtop
2 = Two-door hatchback style 07, 08, 77, or 87
3 = Two-door convertible GM body style 67
7 2 or 4 2=Active manual belts with driver and passenger inflatable restraint system
4=Active manual belts with frontal and side-impact driver and front passenger inflatable restraint system
8 G LS1 5.7-liter (346 cu. in) Sequential multiport-fuel-injection (SFI) V8
9 ? A check digit that calculates the characters in the serial number and gives it a single digit code and can be used to verify that the serial number is legitimate
10 Y The model year Y=2000
11 5 Bowling Green, Kentucky
12-17 100001 and up Production Sequence

Engine Serial Number

2000 Corvette engines have the last six digits of the VIN stamped on the block after the engine number. The date code the engine was manufactured was also cast into the block. The engine serial number includes a production sequence number starting with 0001001 and one of the suffixes below.

Code Engine Horsepower Compression Transmission Fuel Supply Extra Features
ZBH; LT1 350-cid 300-hp V-8 10.4:1 Automatic Multi-Port Injection
ZBF LT4 350-cid 330-hp V-8 10.8:1 Manual Multi-Port Injection

Production Options

RPO Description Price Production
1YY07 Base Coupe $39,475 18,113
1YY37 Base Hardtop $38,900 2,090
1YY67 Base Convertible $45,900 13,479
1SA Coupe/Convert. Base Equip. Group $0 31,951
AAB Memory Package (Requires CJ2) $150 26,595
AG1 Power 6-Way Driver Seat (Hardtop Only) $305 1,841
AP9 Parcel Net (Hardtop Only) $15 938
AQ9 Sport Seats (Requires AG2) $700 N/A
AR9 Bucket Seats-Leather Trim $0.00 N/A
B34 Floor Mats $25 33,188
B84 Body Side Moldings $75 18,773
C2L Dual Roof Package** $1,100 6,280
CC3 Blue Transparent Roof Panel $650 5,605
CJ2 Dual Zone Climate Control $365 29,428
CV3 Mexico Export $0 N/A
D42 Luggage Shade and Parcel Net (coupe) $50 15,689
DD0 Electronic Monochromatic Mirrors N/A N/A
EXP Export Option N/A N/A
FE1 Base Suspension N/A N/A
FE3 Sport Suspension (Included with Z51) N/A N/A
FE9 Federal Emissions $0 N/A
F45 Selective Real Time Damping (not avail w/Z06) $1,695 6,724
G92 3.15 Perf. Axle Ratio (for Auto. Trans.) $300 14,090
GU2 2.73:1 Std. Axle Ratio (w/ MX0 Auto. Trans.) N/A N/A
GU6 3.42:1 Std. Axle Ratio (w/ Manual Trans.) N/A N/A
JL4 Active Handling System $500 22,668
LS1 Std. 5.7L SFI Aluminum V8 Engine $0 N/A
MN6 6-speed Manual ($0 - w/1YY37) $815 13,320
MX0 M30 Auto. Transmission (Inc. G92 Perf. Axle) $0 N/A
NB8 CA/Northeast Emissions Requirements $0 N/A
NC7 Federal Emissions Override $0 N/A
NG1 MA/NY State Emissions Requirements $0 N/A
N37 Steering Column, Power Telescope Manual Tilt $350 26,482
N73 Sport Magnesium Wheels $2,000 2,652
QD4 Domestic Standard Five Spoke Wheels $0 N/A
QF5 High Polished Aluminum Wheels $895 15,204
R6M New Jersey Surcharge (Mandatory in NJ) $252 N/A
R8C Museum Delivery Package $490 N/A
T82 Twilight Sentinel (coupe/conv. only) $100 23,508
T96 Fog Lamps (coupe/conv. only) $69 31,992
TR9 Lighting Package (hardtop only) $95 1,527
UN0 Delco Bose Stereo System w/ CD $100 24,696
U1S Remote Compact 12-Disc Changer $600 15,809
UV6 Head Up Display $375 26,482
UZ6 Bose Speaker & Amplifer (Hardtop Only) $820 1,766
V49 Front License Plate Frame $15 17,380
XGG Front Tire - P245/45ZR17 $0 N/A
YF5 California Emissions $0 3,628
YGH Rear Tire - P275/40ZR18 $0 N/A
Z15 Gymkhana/Autocros. Pkg. (Hardtop) (includes MN6, Z51, XGG, YGH and GUg) $0 N/A
Z49 Canadian Options $0 N/A
Z51 Perf. Handling Pkg. $350 7,775
79U Millenium Yellow Paint with Tint $500 3,578
86U Magnetic Red Metallic Paint (coupe/conv. only) $500 2,941

Color Options for 2000

Interior options for exterior colors are suggested by Chevrolet. Other combinations could be ordered.
RPO Exterior MFR Paint Code GM Part # Interior Production
10U Arctic White WA-9567 N/A B-LG-R 1,979
11U Light Pewter Metallic WA-382E N/A B-LG-R-LO 5,125
144 Sebring Silver Metallic N/A N/A B-LG-R 2,783
244 Nassau Blue Metallic WA-413G N/A B-LG-LO 851
28U Navy Blue Metallic WA-9567 N/A B-LG-LO 2,254
41U Black WA-8555 N/A B-LG-R 5,807
70U Torch Red WA-9075 N/A B-LG-R 6,700
79U Millennium Yellow Clear Coat WA-423G N/A B-LG 3,578
86U Magnetic Red-II Clear Coat N/A N/A B-LG-R-LO 2,941
91U Dark Bowling Green Metallic WA9529 12345666 B-LG-LO 1,663
Color Codes: B=Black, LG=Light Gray, LO=Light Oak, R=Firethorn Red, TR=Torch Red

Interior Colors

RPO Color Production
193 Black 20,709
673 Light Oak 8,681
703 Torch Red 1,164
903 Light Gray 3,128

Convertible Top Color Codes

RPO Color Production
10T White 602
41T Black 9,115
67T Light Oak 3,762

2000 Corvette Specifications

Mechanical Dimensions

Feature Coupe & Convertible
Wheelbase 104.5 inches (2.654 m)
Overall length 179.7 inches (4.564 m)
Overall width 73.6 inches (1.869 m)
Overall height 47.9 inches (1.217 m)
Front tread 62.0 inches (1.575 m)
Rear tread 62.1 inches (1.577 m)
Standard Tires Front/Rear P245/45ZR-17 Goodyear Eagle GT / P275/40ZR-18 Goodyear Eagle GT
Ground Clearance 3.7 inches
Curb Weight 3,246 (coupe)
3,248 (convertible)
3,173 (hardtop)
Steering Power Rack and PinionPower-assisted, speed-sensitive, magnetic variable-effort power rack and steering
Front suspension Independent SLA forged-aluminum upper and lower control arms and steering knuckle, transverse monoleaf springs, steel stabilizer bar, and spindle offset.
Rear suspension Independent five-link design with tow and camber adjustment, cast-aluminum upper and lower control arms and knuckle, transverse monoleaf springs, steel tie rods and stabilizer bar, and tubular U-jointed metal matrix composite driveshaft.
Brakes Antilock four-wheel power disc
Body construction Fiberglass; integral perimeter frame with center back­bone/all-welded steel body frame construction
Fuel tank 19.1 US Gal (15.9 Imp Gal) (72 liters)

Engine Specifications

Feature Base Engine RPO LS1
Type V-8, 90-degree Overhead valve
Block Cast aluminum block and cylinder head
Displacement 346 cid (5.7 liters)
Bore & Stroke 3.90" x 3.62"
Compression ratio 10.1:1
Brake horsepower 345 @ 5600
Torque 350 lb-ft @ 4400
Main bearing Five
Valve lifters Hydraulic, two valves per cylinder
Fuel supply Sequential Multi-port injection (MPI) system
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