The C7 Corvette Stingray is one of Chevrolet`s most important models. The chief engineer, Tadge Juechter has been comprehensively working on this project, taking care of the tiniest detail.
Under the hood, there is aluminum V8 engine of 6.2 liters. The performance exhaust has four valves.
The long time piled complaints concerning the seats, now finally have been solved. The base touring buckets with firm padding are similar to those of Porsche`s 911 Carrera. There is a low driving position. The bolstering is relaxed and practical.
There has been betterment regarding the variable-ratio steering hardware. It is connected to a triple-spoke wheel which is thick rimmed and it is 14.1 inches in diameter. Furthermore, a power-telescoping adjustment has been added, C7 launch box. The transmission is highly improved, having better action and shift feel.
Latest testing shows passed 0-60 mph in 3.8 seconds and 119 mph in 12 seconds. In addition, the engine delivers 455 horsepower at 6, 000 rpm and 460 pound-feet of torque, whereas at 2,500 rpm it produces 50 pound-feet of torque higher.
This Corvette has 2.4-inch wheelbase. The overall length reaches 2.4 inches and the width is 1.3 inches.
Michelin made sure the flats are custom run-flats. They are measured 245/35R-19 in front, and 285/30R-20 at rear.
Interior-wise, there is carbon-fiber dash treatment and diverse panel-wraps.
On Sale: Now
Base Price: $51,995
Drivetrain: 6.2-liter, 455-hp, 460-lb-ft V8; RWD; seven-speed manual
Curb Weight: 3,198 lb
0-60 mph: 3.8 sec (mfr)
Fuel economy (EPA/CITY/HWY/Combined): 17/29/21 mpg