The debut of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray signifies the automaker's commitment to redefine performance in today's world of attractive coupes.
The all-new car balances performance, design and technology in total harmony with one another. The 2014 Stingray comes in a new chassis and frame structure, a new drive train as well is offered to those who desire power and muscle.
|Vehicle Type: Super Sport Coupe||Est. Market Price: $50,000.00|
|Fuel Tank Capacity: 18 gals (68L)||MPG: NA|
|Length: 177 in. (449.5 cm)||Wheelbase: 106.7 in. (271 cm)|
|Height: 48.6 in. (123.5 cm)||Width: 73.9 in. (187.7 cm)|
|Luggage Capacity: NA||Maximum Seating: 2|
|Engine: 6.2 Liter V8 LT1||Compression Ratio: 11.5: 1|
|Horsepower: 450 HP||Torque: 450 lb-ft|
|Transmission: 7-Speed Manual||0-60 mph: 3.9 seconds|
The 2014 Stingray is fitted with a 6.2 Liter LTI V8 engine that combines advanced technology such as; Active Fuel Management, direct injection, and continuously-variable-valve-timing. With these advancements, the car is able to produce 450 horsepower and 450 lbs-ft of torque.
In turn, the power enables the car to accelerate from zero to 60 mph in less than 4 seconds. The engine is driven by either a new 7-speed manual gearbox with Active-Rev-Matching that predicts gear selection, matching gear speed for ideal shifts at any time; or the 6 speed automatic paddle shifter.
The new Stingray is also ranked as the most fuel-efficient Corvette, with a fuel efficiency rating that exceeds the current model's 26 mpg. A track-capable Z51 Performance-Package will also be fitted in this car and it comprises of a dry-sump oiling system, transmission and differential cooling, electronic limited-slip differential and integral brake.
The exterior is made of lightweight materials including: carbon-nano-composite underbody panels, carbon fiber hood, composite fenders, rear quarter panels, as well as an aluminum frame that will help in shifting the weight towards the rear side for a maximum 50/50 weight balance.
The exterior also features a superior high-intensity discharge and LED lighting as well as racing proven aerodynamics.
The interior is composed of real carbon fiber materials and aluminum to help in keeping the overall weight down. The hand-wrapped leather seats feature lightweight magnesium framework meant for outstanding support. Other interior features include: a dual 8-inch configurable infotainment/driver displays, and a 5-position Drive-Mode-Selector.
Over the years, Chevrolet has continued to offer fuel-efficient vehicles to its customers. With the 2014 Corvette Stingray, the automaker did not neglect this important feature. This model does not only have a better fuel economy than its previous models, but it also provides drivers with the heart stopping acceleration, race track capability, and admirable braking performance.