Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray 2014 – Present

A New Generation Begins!

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Chevrolet Corvette engineers have done it once again! The new C7 generation is the most technologically advanced Corvette in the 60+ years of the Corvette. They have redefining modern performance with an interesting balance of the latest technology giving the new Chevrolet Corvette a massive leap forward!

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2014 Chevrolet Corvette LT1 V8

2014 Chevrolet Corvette LT1 V8

The C7 standard 455 horse power engine is a new 6.2-liter version of the GM small-block V8. This is the most powerful basic motor Corvette had injected into it. This new V8, also known as LT1 again, operates two valves per cylinder with direct fuel injection. LT1 is very capable of extreme rapid response getting 0-60 accomplished in less than four seconds! This all new Corvette screams to the quarter mile in 12 seconds flat at over 117 mph!

Nicknamed the “Technology Corvette”, some of the new electronics include:

  • Electric power steering
  • Five-position Driver Mode Selector
  • Seven-speed manual transmission with Active Rev Matching
  • Electronic direct injection with Active Fuel Management
  • Continuous valve timing
  • Electronic limited-slip differential

“Stingray”

Corvette had not been named “Stingray” since 1976 and this time it really would have to break tradition. The new body style was an instant hit and is now know the world over as the Stingray! General Motors spent $131 million to upgrade the Bowling Green, KY assembly plant for the new Stingray. The new Corvette has the fastest acceleration, the best braking performance, the most cornering grip, and the best fuel economy ever for a Corvette. This American classic icon of a sports car is here to stay!

2014 Corvette Stingray Emblem

2014 Corvette Stingray Emblem

Of course C7 Corvette received criticism mainly due to its completely redesigned body style. The rear end of the car is filled with many creases and the tail lights have a uniquely similar style as to the Camaros. This new C7 would radically withdraw from the traditional smooth muscular body style we were all use to. Nevertheless, it still appears exilerating and just to look at her, it screams “I’m Fast”!

What’s New On The Inside?

Aiming high for a more engaging driving experience is what Corvette engineers strived for. Objective is to blend fine materials and craftsmanship with advanced technologies that blend perfectly with an all new interior look.

The 3LT interior package includes a navigation system, memory package, color head-up display, Bose 10-speaker audio system, SiriusXM radio and HD radio receiver, heated and ventilated seats with power lumbar and bolster adjustment, premium Napa leather seating surfaces, leather-wrapped dash and instrument panel, console and door panels, and smaller 14.1 inch diameter steering wheel.

All models feature a fully-wrapped interior, where every surface is covered with premium, soft-touch materials to ensure the fit, finish, and ambience of the cabin is top notch. Robots delivering perfect seams stitch the leather wrapped instrument panel that is made with hand selected and hand stretched materials for better grain matching. A Driver Mode Selector for optimization of driving preference and road conditions, allows drivers five settings: Weather, Eco, Tour, Sport and Track.

Z51 Performance Package

This package includes larger 19-inch front and 20-inch rear forged alloy wheels and dual-compound tires, slotted rotors and brake-cooling ducts, specific close-ratio gearing, optional Magnetic Ride Control active-handling system with Performance Traction Management, transmission-cooling system, electronic limited-slip differential and differential cooling system, and unique chassis tuning.

2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe – Premiere Edition

Only 500 limited Corvettes produced are the version of 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe 3LT with Laguna Blue Tintcoat body color with “stinger” hood stripe, “Stingray” logo on interior sill plates and wheel caps, brownstone suede interior, suede-wrapped interior trim, carbon-fiber interior packages, visible carbon fiber roof, Z51 Performance Package, Magnetic Selective Ride Control, variable tuned performance exhaust system, custom Corvette-branded luggage from Thule, a unique vehicle identification number starting with 300001, an exclusive dash plaque.

There are coupe and convertible versions of the C7 available during 2014, but it’s impossible not to contemplate what’s still to come. And the legend lives on!

2015 Chevrolet Corvette

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 -Yellow

The 2015 Z06 had a lot in common with the C6 ZR1. Supercharged engines with 600+ horsepower ratings were packed under the hood. The 2015 Z06 boasted 650 horse power, by far the most ever in a Corvette. The 6.2L supercharged intercooled LT4 engine gave this new Z06 racetrack credentials. Full performance upgrades were given to the chassis, brakes, drivetrain and aerodynamics. Z06 had skipped the 2014 model year ensuring the 2015 Z06 would be the most amazing Corvette yet! 2015 Corvette Z06 also was produced in a convertible model with a power folding top.

2015 Corvette Stingray Atlantic and Pacific Design Packages

2015 Corvette Stingray Atlantic Design Package is inspired by the luxury and performance of private jets seen at European vacation destinations. Based on Z51-equipped Corvette Stingray convertibles with 2LT or 3LT trims, changes include front Z06-style splitter, Shark Gray exterior vents, hood “stinger” graphic and tonneau inserts, chrome Torque wheels with Stingray center caps, Stingray underhood liner and floor mats, custom splash guards, rear license plate frame and logo valve stem caps, and custom luggage.

2015 Corvette Stingray Pacific Design Package is inspired by West Coast drivers who attend weekend track events. Based on the Z51-equipped Corvette Stingray coupe, with 2LT and 3LT trims, changes include choices of 5 body colors (Torch Red, Black, Arctic White, Blade Silver and Shark Gray), satin black full-length racing stripes, satin black Z51 wheels with red stripe and Stingray center caps, “CFZ” carbon fiber ground effects package and visible carbon fiber roof panel, Carbon Flash rear spoiler, outside mirrors and exterior badges, red brake calipers, Competition Sport Seats in red or black, carbon fiber interior trim, Stingray sill plates and Stingray floor mats, custom splash guards and rear license plate frame, and an indoor car cover.

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Built especially for Corvette Dreamers!

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