2018-2019 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray

The world premiere of the new supercar Chevrolet Corvette C7 took place at the motor show in Detroit two thousand and thirteenth. The seventh generation of the model received the Stingray prefix, which was also worn by the second and third generation Corvettes.

Compared to its predecessor, the car has received a more angular design and, for the first time in the history of the model, has lost the rounded taillights. Head optics 2018-2019 Chevrolet Corvette (photo and price) with LED sections stretched vertically and resembles in shape similar to that of the Dodge SRT Viper.

Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray

Models and prices of the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray.

Equipment price, rub.
6.2 (466 HP) 3LT Z51 MT7 6 350 000
6.2 (466 л.с.) Grand Sport LT1 MT7 7 500 000

MT7 – 7-speed mechanics

Chevrolet catalog

The hood of the supercar turned out to be more embossed, the one-piece rear glass with a hemisphere gave way to a more traditional solution with separate side windows, a small spoiler with an integrated wide brake light was registered on the edge of the trunk, and the four exhaust pipes in the center are now located next to each other.

The old Corvette didn’t impress anyone with its interior, so the developers took a noticeable step forward in the new Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray. The center console is turned towards the driver and creates a cockpit feel. The finishes are now using better materials, including carbon and aluminum.

Chevrolet Corvette C7 interior

The dashboard of the supercar is completely electronic, the image on it changes depending on the selected mode, which can be changed using the washer located on the dashboard. In this case, the main indicators are projected on the windshield. The lightweight chairs with a magnesium frame are available in two versions with varying degrees of lateral support.

The Corvette C7 Stingray 2019 is based on a spatial aluminum frame, the hood and removable part of the roof are made of carbon. All this made it possible to make the car 45 kg lighter than the previous generation model, while the torsional rigidity of the body increased by 57%. The suspensions are, as before, with transverse springs and are equipped with electronically controlled shock absorbers.

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The base version of the Corvette C7 Stingray is powered by a 6.2-liter LT1 V8 petrol engine with direct injection and a half-cylinder shutdown system. The engine produces 450 hp. and a peak torque of 610 Nm. The gearbox is located according to the transaxle scheme and, according to the automaker, they managed to achieve an ideal weight distribution along the axles in a 50/50 ratio.

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As transmissions, a six-speed automatic is offered, or a new seven-speed Tremec manual gearbox with an automatic re-gas function. Prior to this, the 7-band mechanics were only installed on the Porsche 911 (991) Carrera. In the spring of 2014, the car got the newest Hydra-Matic 8L90 8-band automatic transmission, developed by GM.

From 0 to 100 km / h, the new Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray accelerates in less than four seconds, and its top speed has not yet been announced. Average fuel consumption in the combined cycle, according to the manufacturer, is 9.0 liters per hundred kilometers.

As an option for the supercar, the Z51 Performance Package is available, which includes an electronic limited slip differential, a dry sump lubrication system, reinforced brakes, a cooling system for the transmission and differential, and an aerodynamic body kit to increase downforce when driving at high speeds.

Corvette C7 Z51 Performance

Sales of the model started at the end of the thirteenth at a price of 51,995 dollars in the United States (38,900 euros) and from 69,990 euros in Germany. For European buyers, the Z51 package is included as standard.

In March 2014, the new Chevrolet Corvette C7 reached the Russian market. Its cost in our country ranged from 4,520,000 rubles for the 2LT version (not offered today), and the price of a 3LT with an extended list of equipment equals 6,350,000 rubles, and at the beginning of 2017 we started accepting orders for the Grand Sport version (from 7,500,000 R). At the same time, only four dealers are engaged in the sale of the model – three in Moscow and one in St. Petersburg.

But the open Chevrolet Corvette C7 convertible, which debuted at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, is not planned to be delivered to us.

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