It was back in September that we learned that Chevrolet would be building a “Premiere Edition” Corvette Stingray Convertible to compliment the 500 Premiere Edition Coupes that were announced in June. Now, Chevy has officially announced the limited edition model and surprise, they are mixing things up a bit for the drop top.
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With the opening of the Los Angeles Auto Show to the public this Friday, Chevrolet released these photos showing the load-in crew putting the final touches on their display.
For the first time, two seats are being offered in the 2014 Corvette Stingray. The standard GT seat is already available and will soon be complemented by the race ready Competition Sport seat.
The new seats found in the C7 Corvette Stingray are most likely one of the biggest turnarounds the team can boast of when it comes to taking a weaknesses on the C6 Corvette and turning it into a strength on the C7. In this video from Chevrolet, Seat Engineer Ken Taylor talks about how digital pressure-mapping and dynamic testing resulted in the much better seats now being offered on the C7.
Patrick Herrmann, Technical Manager Communications at Chevrolet Europe, tested out 0-100km/h acceleration and top speed of the new Stingray.
By leveraging technology, the new Corvette is not only faster than ever, but it will be the most fuel-efficient 450 horsepower car on the market.
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Chevy has started shipping the new 2014 model year brochure for the Corvette Stingray and we have the pdf version for you to download. The brochure is 25 pages filled with facts, figures and the various options available to order.
The 2014 Corvette Stingray continues to rake in the awards with the new C7 picking up two new honors from automotive publications in the Middle East. The new C7 has won the prestigious 2013 Sports Car of the Year from Sport Auto and Car Bazar and the Muscle Car of the Year from Car and Driver.
Chevrolet this week showed 2 other concept Corvette Stingrays at SEMA in Las Vegas. In addition to the Gran Turismo Corvette Stingray Concept we showed you Tuesday, they also showed off the Atlantic and Pacific concepts as well. The cars are intended to represent the differences styling between the left and right coasts of the U.S. We’ll take a look at the Pacific concept a little later, but for now click past the jump to check out our photo gallery and video walkaround of the Corvette Stingray Atlantic concept.
Chevrolet unveiled three unique Concept Corvette Stingrays this week at the SEMA show in Las Vegas. Fans of the Gran Turismo racing game franchise will be excited to know that the 2014 Corvette Stingray will be one of the rides available in the upcoming version 6 of the game. To commemorate the occasion, Chevrolet built a life size version specifically for SEMA dubbed the Corvette Stingray Gran Turismo concept.
On the eve of the annual SEMA show in Las Vegas and hours before they are officially revealed in person at this evening’s Media reception (which will be live streamed starting at 7:25 pm PT), Chevrolet is showing off its performance car portfolio consisting of Corvettes, Camaros and the new Chevy SS Performance Sedan.
There are three Corvette Stingray Concepts being shown at SEMA, two Stingray Coupes and a Convertible. Chevy is calling two of the Corvette Stingrays the Atlantic and Pacific Concepts. The third Stingray is the real life version of a Corvette that can be seen and driven in the upcoming Play Station 3 game Gran Turismo 6, which commemorates the games 15th anniversary.