2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Overview
Chevrolet's iconic sports car, the Corvette, has been redesigned for the 2014 model year. With the launch of the seventh-generation version the Stingray name returns, and the car is powered by a new 6.2-liter V-8 engine that makes an estimated 450 horsepower. The 2014 Corvette hits dealerships in the third quarter of 2013, and competitors include the Ford Shelby GT500 and Nissan GT-R.
The hood and removable roof panel is made of carbon fiber, and is fitted with high-intensity-discharge headlights with LED accents, LED taillights, and a functional hood vent. The Stingray sits on standard 18-inch front and 19-inch rear wheels (19-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels with Z51 Performance Package).
The Corvette's all-new interior has a driver-focused layout and incorporates high-tech features like a configurable 8-inch screen in the instrument cluster in addition to an 8-inch screen in the middle of the dashboard. A color head-up display and premium stereo with two subwoofers available.
Under the Hood
Power comes from a new 6.2-liter V-8 engine that makes an estimated 450 hp and 450 pounds-feet of torque. Dubbed LT1, the engine utilizes direct injection, cylinder deactivation and continuously variable valve timing. The engine drives the rear wheels through a seven-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. Additional features include Magnetic Selective Ride Control and dual-mode exhaust system.
Standard safety features include antilock brakes and electronic stability system.
*Overview Courtesy of Cars.com