At the motor show in Detroit 2014 the world premiere of the new Chevrolet Corvette C7 supercar. The seventh-generation model has received the prefix Stingray, worn as Corvettes second and third generation. Compared with its predecessor, the car has received more angular design and, for the first time the model has lost round taillights. Leading Optics Chevrolet Corvette C7 with LED sections stretched vertically and to the form of similar to Dodge Viper SRT.
Configuration and price Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray 2016.
|2LT Z51||$56,000||6.2 petrol (466 hp)||Manual (7)||rear|
|3LT Z51||$65,000||6.2 petrol (466 hp)||Manual (7)||rear|
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Hood supercar was more relief, whole rear glass hemisphere has given way to a more traditional solution with separate side windows, on the edge of the trunk was prescribed a small spoiler integrated into a wide stop signal, and four pipe exhaust system is now located at the center nearby. Former Corvette few people are impressed by its interior, so the new Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray developers have made a significant step forward. The center console is deployed to the driver and creates a feeling of a cockpit. The decoration is now used in more high-quality materials, including carbon fiber and aluminum.
Dashboard supercar fully electronic image on it varies depending on the selected mode, which can be changed using the washer located on the dashboard. However, the main indicators are projected on the windshield. Easy chair with a magnesium frame available in two versions with different degree of lateral support. The basis of the Corvette C7 Stingray lay spatial aluminum frame, removable hood and the roof made of carbon fiber. All this made the car 45 kg lighter than the previous generation model, with torsional rigidity increased by 57%. Suspension, as before, with transverse leaf springs and shock absorbers are equipped with an electronically.
The movement of the basic version of Corvette C7 Stingray leads the 6.2-liter LT1 V8 engine with direct fuel injection system and turn off half the cylinders. The engine produces 450 hp and peak torque of 610 Nm. Transmission is by the scheme transaxle and, according to the automaker, they managed to achieve an ideal weight distribution 50/50. As a dedicated six automatic transmissions are offered, a new seven-speed manual Tremec. Prior to that, 7-band mechanic is only installed on the Porsche 911 Carrera. In the spring of 2014 the car got the latest 8-band automatic transmission Hydra-Matic 8L90, developed by GM.
From 0 to 100 km/h the new Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray accelerates faster than four seconds, and its top speed is not yet known. Average fuel consumption in the combined cycle, according to the manufacturer, is 9.0 liters per hundred kilometers. As an option for the supercar package is available Z51 Performance, includes an electronic limited slip differential, the system dry sump lubrication, upgraded brakes, cooling system, transmission and differential, as well as to increase aerodynamic downforce when traveling at high speeds.
Sales of Chevrolet Corvette C7 started in late 2013 at a price of 52,000 US dollars (39,000 euros) and from 70,000 euros in Germany. For European buyers Z51 package included in the standard equipment. Later, it is possible, it can be ordered and outdoor C7 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible , made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in 2013.