2013 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

The 2013 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport uses a 6.2 liter, LS3 small block V-8 engine. The engine produces 430 horsepower when using the regular exhaust system. This engine is complimented by a standard manual 6-speed transmission. An optional 6-speed automatic paddle shift is also available.

This sport car is capable of reaching 0 to 60 mph in less than 4 seconds. The performance capability is further enhanced by the fuel efficiency of 26 mpg highway, dry-sump oil system, fine tuned power to weight ratio and wide body stance.

Specifications

General Info
Vehicle Type: Coupe Base Price: $59,600.00
Fuel Tank Capacity: 18 gallons (68L) Miles Per Gallon: 26 hwy
Dimensions
Length: 175.6 in. (446 cm) Wheel Base: 105.7 in. (268.4 cm)
Height: 48.7 in. (123.6 cm) Width: 75.9 in. (192.7 cm)
Curb Weight: 3289 lbs (1492 kg) Ground Clearance: NA
Luggage Capacity: 11 cu ft Maximum Seating: 2 people
Performance
Engine: V8 SFI Displacement: 6.2 Liter
Horsepower: 430 HP Max RPM: 5900 RPM
Torque: 424 lb-ft @ 4600 rpm Transmission: 6-Speed Manual
0-60 mph: 3.9 seconds Maximum Speed: 205 mph (329 km/h)

Exterior

The Corvette Grand Sport is available in both convertible and coupe styles. The exterior is available in 10 colors including black, inferno orange, Torch red, among others. Some of the notable exterior features include: ZR1 style rear spoiler, contrasting color headlamp housings, heated outside mirrors which has a driver side auto dimming feature and a dual projector beam.

Convertible models have Power folding convertible tops. The standard wheels for this sport car are five-spoke, silver painted aluminum 18 by 8.5 inches for the front and 19 by 10 inches for the rear wheels. Other available wheels include, black aluminum, five spoke chrome aluminum and machine face aluminum.

Interior

The Grand Sport interior compliments the exterior design with highlights of comfort and greater driving support from its padded center console to the upgraded seat design. The steering wheel is among the key interior features of this car, featuring a streamline switch trim, ergonomic hand placements, thumb grips and model specific badge.

Other interior features include: Head-up display, AM, XM and FM radio with audio input jack and CD player, and heated seats. The instrument panel contains an audio system of Bose Premium consisting of nine speakers.

Suspension & Safety Features

The suspension capability is stiffened by a Magnetic Selective Ride suspension designed for twisty roads. For steadiness of comfort and accurate handling when driving, the driver can choose to use the standard suspension.

The Corvette Grand Sport also comes with safety features to help the protect driver and passenger in the event of a crash. Some of the key safety features include: a standard 4-wheel-disk brake system, standard keyless access, tire pressure monitoring system, four standard airbags and an active-Handling electronic stability control feature which helps in reducing the chances of overturn.