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Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled

January 14, 2013, 2:12 pm
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • General Motors Corp. President of North America Mark Reuss introduced the Chevrolet 2014 Corvette vehicle during a press event in Detroit.
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • The 2014 Corvette Stingray is the most powerful standard model ever, with an estimated 450 horsepower (335 kW) and 450 lb.-ft. of torque (610 Nm).
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • The 2014 Corvette Stingray coupe goes on sale in the third quarter of 2013.
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • It is expected to be the most fuel-efficient Corvette, exceeding the EPA-estimated 26 mpg of the current model.
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • An interior that includes real carbon fiber, aluminum and hand-wrapped leather materials, two new seat choices - each featuring a lightweight magnesium frame for exceptional support - and dual eight-inch configurable driver/infotainment screens.
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • It is also the most capable standard model ever, able to accelerate from 0-60 in less than four seconds and achieve more than 1g in cornering grip.
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Advanced driver technologies, including a five-position Drive Mode Selector that tailors 12 vehicle attributes to the fit the driver's environment and a new seven-speed manual transmission with Active Rev Matching that anticipates gear selections and matches engine speed for perfect shifts every time.
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • An all-new 6.2L LT1 V-8 engine combines advanced technologies, including direct injection, Active Fuel Management, continuously variable valve timing and an advanced combustion system that delivers more power while using less fuel
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Lightweight materials, including a carbon fiber hood and removable roof panel; composite fenders, doors and rear quarter panels; carbon-nano composite underbody panels and a new aluminum frame help shift weight rearward for an optimal 50/50 weight balance that supports a world-class power-to-weight ratio.
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • A sculptured exterior features advanced high-intensity discharge and light-emitting diode lighting and racing-proven aerodynamics that balance low drag for efficiency and performance elements for improved stability and track capability.
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • The technologically advanced foundation of the all-new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is an all-new aluminum frame structure that is 57 percent stiffer and 99 pounds (45 kg) lighter. The greater torsional rigidity reduces unwanted noise and improves ride and handling.
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • The all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray interior blends fine materials and craftsmanship with advanced technologies to deliver a more connected and more engaging driving experience.
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Track-capable Z51 Performance Package including: an electronic limited-slip differential, dry-sump oiling system, integral brake, differential and transmission cooling, as well as a unique aero package that further improves high-speed stability.
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • The all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray%u2019s provocative exterior styling is as functional as it is elegant; every line, vent, inlet and surface has been optimized to enhance the car's overall performance.
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Stingray is one of the hallowed names in automotive history, said Ed Welburn, GM vice president of global design.
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • The new Corvette Stingray will be built at GM's Bowling Green, Ky., assembly plant, which underwent a $131-million upgrade, including approximately $52 million for a new body shop to manufacture the aluminum frame in-house for the first time.
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • The all-new Corvette Stingray shares only two parts with the previous generation Corvette. It incorporates an all-new frame structure and chassis, a new powertrain and supporting technologies, as well as completely new exterior and interior designs.
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled
  • Detroit Auto Show: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray unveiled