Chevrolet’s latest performance car, the Corvette Stingray, will arrive at dealerships across Europe in autumn 2013. In the UK, prices for the Corvette Stingray coupe start from £61,495.
The Corvette Stingray will be fully equipped and tuned to meet the needs of customers in the highly competitive European markets. It will feature the Z51 performance pack as standard, which includes:
enhanced aero package for optimised high-speed stability
electronic limited-slip differential
specific shocks, springs and stabiliser bars
specific performance gear ratio
dry-sump oiling system, differential and transmission cooling
larger front (19×8.5 inch) and rear (20×10 inch) wheels and tyres
larger front (345 mm) and rear (338 mm) brakes
Furthermore, the Z51 Performance Pack will feature the latest magnetic ride control suspension (optional in the U.S.) that is tuned for European roads, as well as performance traction management and performance exhaust systems.
Power will be supplied by the all-new 6.2L LT1 V8 engine coupled with a 7-speed manual transmission with active rev matching. The engine provides 460 hp (343 kW) at 6,000 rpm and 630 NM (465 lb-ft) of torque at 4,600 rpm with the performance exhaust system*. The Stingray has achieved the highest standard power ratings ever for the Corvette. It is expected to hit 60 mph in less than four seconds and deliver improved fuel economy
Additionally, the Corvette Stingray features the new tablet-inspired state-of-the-art Chevrolet MyLink connected radio with two 8-inch display screens (with a screen personalisation option), USB port, SD card and auxiliary input jacks, as well a centre screen that lowers for device storage.
There are also several options available including; Metallic paint (£600), Tintcoat Paint (£1,000), Navigation System (£1,450) and Black Aluminium Wheels (£550).