1973 Corvette Stingray Specs

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73 Corvette Stingray Facts

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1973 Corvette Stingray

Total Production: 30,464
Coupes: 25,521
Convertibles: 4943
Base price: $5561 coupe/$5398 convertible
Built in: St. Louis, Missouri
Engine: V8 350 c.i. or V8 454 c.i.
Horsepower: 190/250/275
Notes: First year of body-colored front bumper
Major changes for 1973 included:
- a new domed hood
- body color urethane plastic front bumper
- a fixed rear window which added a little more trunk space
- a new coolant-recovery system
- new chassis mounts
- steel guard beam doors
- radial tires
- increase of sound-deadening material
- The "egg-crate" style front fender side vents of the 1971-72 models were replaced with non-trimmed air-duct types
In a 1973 road test by Road & Track the 1973 model was louder than the 1971 under some circumstances.
All convertibles came with a choice of Black, White soft tops. Beige was no longer an option.
Interior colors were limited to Black, Blue, Red, and Saddle.

  73 Corvette Options    
Option # Description Quantity Price $
1YZ37 Base Corvette Sport Coupe 25,521 5,651
1YZ67 Base Corvette Convertible 4,943 5,398
n/a Custom Interior Trim 13,434 154
A31 Power Windows 14,024 83
A85 Custom Shoulder Belts (std with Coupe) 788 41
C07 Auxillary Hardtop (convertible only) 1,328 267
C08 Vinyl Covering (for Auxillary Hardtop) 323 62
C50 Rear Window Defroster 4,412 41
C60 Air Conditioning 21,578 452
n/a Optional Rear Axle Ratio 1,791 12
J50 Power Brakes 24,168 46
LS4 454ci, 275hp Engine 4,412 250
L82 350ci, 250hp Engine 5,710 299
M21 4-Speed Manual Transmission, close ratio 3,704 0
M40 Turbo Hydra-Matic Automatic Transmission 17,927 0
N37 Tilt-Telescopic Steering Column 17,949 82
N40 Power Steering 27,872 113
P02 Deluxe Wheel Covers 1,739 62
QRM GR70x15 White Stripe Steel Belted Tires 19,903 32
QRZ GR70x15 White Letter Steel Belted Tires 4,541 45
T60 Heavy Duty Battery (std with LS4 engine) 4,912 15
U58 AM-FM Stereo Radio 12,482 276
U69 AM-FM Radio 17,598 173
UF1 Map Light 8,186 5
YF5 California Emission Test 3,008 15
YJ8 Aluminum Wheels 4 175
Z07 Off Road Suspension and Brake Package 45 36

1973 Corvette Stingray Body Color Choices

* n/a =  Build Numbers Not Available

Code Body Color Quantity
910 Classic White n/a
914 Silver n/a
922 Medium Blue n/a
945 Blue-Green n/a
947 Elkhart Green n/a
952 Yellow n/a
953 Metallic Yellow n/a
976 Mille Miglia Red n/a
980 Orange n/a

1973 Corvette Stingray Interior Color Choices

* n/a =  Build Numbers Not Available

Code Interior Color Quantity
400 Black Vinyl n/a
404 Black Leather n/a
413 Midnight Blue Vinyl n/a
415 Medium Saddle Vinyl n/a
416 Medium Saddle Leather n/a
418 Dark Saddle Vinyl n/a
422 Dark Saddle Leather n/a
425 Dark Red Vinyl n/a