Engineered to defy convention, designed on purpose to dismiss the ritualistic and the cliché, here’s the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, an entirely new machine that emerges with the aesthetic impact and the performance prowess worthy of the Stingray emblem. With distinct aeronautical lines, flowing exterior, and a sleek fastback finish, this stunning ride which is the 7th generation of the classical American sports car introduced after year 2005, is the most powerful and capable standard model ever, with an estimated 450 horsepower that enables it to accelerate from 0-60 in less than 4 seconds and achieve more than 1g in cornering grip. However, this completely-redesigned Corvette Stingray shares only two functional parts with the previous generation Corvette, and incorporates an all-new frame structure and chassis, a new powertrain and supporting technologies, as well as completely new interior design and exterior. Regarded as 'C7' Corvette by enthusiasts, this 2014 model which is expected to be the most fuel-efficient Corvette, was unveiled at the prestigious Detroit Auto Show, where we also saw the launch of the Bentley's world's fastest four-seat convertible and the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupé and Cabriolet.
With stunning design that meets racing strategy, this light and lean Chevy’s exterior boasts an aerodynamic shape, light-emitting diode lighting, high-end functional exterior vents, advanced high-intensity discharge, and advanced ventilation systems.
On the inside, this new weapon against convention includes real carbon fiber, aluminum and hand-wrapped leather materials, two neat seat choices featuring a lightweight magnesium frame from exceptional support and dual driver’s 8-inch infotainment screens, all done to enhance the driver’s connection to the Corvette.
Notably, the new Corvette Stingray’s hand-crafted, high-tech interior blends fine materials and craftsmanship with advanced technologies that contribute to a more connected and more engaging driving experience.
And, under the hood is the Chevy’s 6.2-liter V8 engine which is known to be the most powerful base engine ever offered in a Corvette.
Interestingly, the Chevrolet Corvette was originally named after the type of small, maneuverable WW II warship called a corvette.
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