Chevrolet Reveals Its 2014 Corvette Stingray Concepts for SEMA


Chevrolet Reveals Its 2014 Corvette Stingray Concepts for SEMA

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.

The Corvette Stingray Convertible Atlantic Concept

Corvette Stingray Convertible Atlantic Concept

The Corvette Stingray Convertible Atlantic Concept represents the East Coast with its sophisticated styling enhancements and upscale looks. For the first time. Chevy is showing a front splitter and what they are calling rocker extensions for the side of the car. The Atlantic also has Fusion Gray headlamp housings and hood accents.

You also notice that the Corvette Convertible Atlantic Concept has the Competition Sport seats and is trimmed with a suede wrapped interior. The Atlantic Concept is powered by an LT1 V8 coupled to a 6-speed automatic transmission.

The Stingray Convertible Atlantic Concepts also is showing off many of the official accessories that will be available to all Corvette Stingrays buyers including:

  • Chrome five-spoke wheels – 19 x 8.5-inches in front and 20 x 10-inches in the rear
  • Wheel center caps with the Stingray script
  • Under-hood liner with the Stingray logo
  • Carbon Flash Metallic rear license plate holder
  • Molded splash guards
  • Windscreen mounted behind the seats
  • Custom luggage
  • Premium carpet floor mats
  • Sill plates
  • Embroidered center armrest with the Stingray logo.

Click here to see a larger version of the Corvette Stingray Convertible Atlantic Concept.

The Corvette Stingray Coupe Pacific Concept

Corvette Stingray Coupe Gran Turismo concept

For Left coast fans, Chevrolet’s designers created the Corvette Stingray Coupe Pacific Concept, a red-hot looking track-inspired ride in anyone’s book. This is a Z51-equipped Corvette Stingray Coupe with the LT1 V8 mated to a seven-speed transmission, dry sump oiling system and the transaxle features an electronic limited-slip differential.

The Corvette Stingray Coupe Pacific Concept features a Torch Red exterior complimented with a carbon fiber hood and visible carbon-fiber weave on the removable roof panel. Like the Atlantic Concept, the Pacific Concept comes outfitted with a carbon fiber trim kit with a front splitter and rocker extensions in black.

Like its right coast Atlantic Concept, the Pacific Concept Stingray Coupe is outfitted by a number of Chevrolet Accessories including the 19″ and 20″ black wheels with a red accent stripe.

Click here to see a larger version of the Corvette Stingray Coupe Pacific Concept.

The Corvette Stingray Gran Turismo Concept

Corvette Stingray Gran Turismo concept

Finally, the third Stingray pays homage to the video game that helped launch the seventh generation sports car. Before the Corvette Stingray was shown to the public in January, a camouflaged version of the car appeared in Gran Turismo 5, allowing Corvette fans the opportunity to drive the car online before it was launched a month later in Detroit.

Now for Gran Turismo 6 and just in time for the game’s 15th anniversary is a real life concept version of the video game car, complete with race inspired elements like yellow-tinted headlamps, a carbon fiber rear wing and a ground effects kit which comes with carbon fiber rockers and front splitter. The custom exterior also features a custom front grille, a racing-style tow hook and custom exhaust tips.

On the inside, you’ll find the Competition Sport racing seats with driver and passenger racing harnesses, a custom flat-bottom steering wheel and a leather wrapped safety belt bar and rear braces.

The Gran Turismo concept is powered by the 460 horsepower LT1 V8 engine and comes with a seven-speed transmission.

Click here to see a larger version of the Corvette Stingray Gran Turismo concept.


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