Today, Chevrolet is still going strong designing, building and selling the best cars in America. All the 550 units come draped in Lime Rock Green paint combined with a Brownstone suede interior and plenty of carbon-fiber accents to go around. Sometimes, it pays to be patient. Test drive a new or used Chevy Corvette including this Premiere Edition Corvette today at Bill Stasek Chevrolet, 700 W. Topping the list is the all-new Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition Convertible.
The special edition model features four paint schemes each selected by Corvette Racing team's drivers Tommy Milner, Oliver Gavin, Jan Magnussen, and Antonio Garcia. The decision to purchase should be based solely on the buyers personal inspection of the lot at the auction site prior to the auction. This is a radical departure from the prior generations of Corvettes, whose styling had no spoiler, few body panel creases, and only semi-functional gills for front brake cooling. Custom set of Corvette Stingray luggage as noted on window sticker is included - never used. First I went to a local dealer and found friendly people, but not a friendly deal. Sales of the Corvette Stingray Coupe and Z51 version were set to begin in 2014-04-12.
Showing just 392 miles, it is destined to become a premier collector Corvette. The vehicle also includes suede-wrapped interior trim, carbon fiber accents, variable tuned performance exhaust system, Z51 Performance Package and Magnetic Selective Ride Control. R's aluminum frames started production at the Bowling Green, Kentucky assembly plant. Despite the increased use of aluminum and other light weight materials, the overall weight of the car remains the same as that of the previous generation C6. I talked to Mike several times over the months and got to know him a bit — he is surely the most dedicated, helpful and sincere Corvette person I have known. R graphics package hood stripe includes Jake Corvette Racing logo , unique indoor car cover with C7. My guess is most who buy from Mike feel the same way.
And thanks for reading Autoblog. An exposed carbon fiber roof and trim decor help establish this as a serious collector and road-trip car for Corvette fans. The livery selected by Oliver Gavin includes Shadow Gray exterior color coupled with red-heavy trim package, an Adrenaline Red leather interior and carbon flash wing mirrors. All Premiere Edition Corvettes will have a numbered plaque, and come with a matching set of luggage for those long road trips. The Z51 package adds some really sweet suspension components, plus a new braking system that includes a set of Brembo units with rotors measuring 12. The C7 Corvette offers a seven-speed manual transmission made by that implements active rev matching. Convertible models include a Blue Top with Shark Gray tonneau inserts.
This car features a corrosion-free subframe, has been fully serviced, and all instrument gauges, lights, turn signals, brakes, engine, transmission and rear-end are all in good operating condition. The Corvette Stingray Coupe Pacific concept is a variant of the 2014 Corvette Stingray coupé inspired by West Coast culture. Modifications over the Z06 include increased cooling and aerodynamic downforce, including similar front splitters, rocker panels, and front- and rear-brake cooling ducts; a 5. The new Stingray Convertible made its world debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, a few weeks after the coupe version was unveiled in Detroit. The interior is also trimmed with numerous suede and carbon fiber accents, and the softtop is beige, providing a nice contrast with the dark green paint. Functional aerodynamic aids are tacked on or cut into every body panel of the C7, often juxtaposed against sharp creases. Click past the jump to read more about the standard Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible and this new special edition.
Other changes include an active exhaust system and an upgraded crankshaft, all of which help propel the car to a top speed of 214. The shortened model year total is the lowest since 1959. The Z06 is available with a Tremec seven-speed manual with rev-matching technology or a eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. Performance figures remain the same as the coupé but the convertible weighs 60 lb 27 kg more than its coupé counterpart due to structural reinforcing components. The chassis is made of hydro-formed aluminum. Interior features include a Jet Black leather trimmed and suede wrapped interior, competition sport seats, suede wrapped steering wheel and shifter, yellow contrast stitching, carbon fiber interior package, C7.
The only other addition to this car appears to be a radar detector. A total of 336 Corvettes were painted Admiral Blue — 221 Stingrays and 115 Z06s. As a finishing touch, the lengthy roster of standard features on the Stingray Premiere Edition also will include a set of custom Corvette-branded luggage created by Thule. In addition, they are all fully serviced. It can be backed with either a 6-speed manual or paddle-shifted 6-speed automatic transmission.
Mike has sold over 3000 Corvettes over his professional sales career and that 35 years of experience shines when dealing with each and every new customer. A fixed wing was added after the engineers at Corvette Racing discovered that an active rear wing serves no more than an aesthetic purpose. Please call us at 770 414-5552 or email sales buyavette. The vehicles were unveiled at the 2013. Preorder for the Japanese model began between July 6, 2013 and August 25, 2013. Comparisons include corner traces, vehicle speed, and cornering force to help drivers improve their driving consistency, and ultimately lap times. The C7 received criticism for some of the more styled elements of the car.
The interior includes upholstery, heated seats, carbon fiber rimmed steering wheel and sound system as standard with a variety of performance and comfort options available. The Corvette Stingray coupé was first unveiled in 2013, it was shown at the 2013 Monterey Motorsports Reunion, followed by the 2014 Kagawa import car show. Everything else, from the hydro-formed aluminum frame to the knife-edged new body to the drivetrain, was completely new, and the whole of those parts was sensational in every way. There are Stingray logos and reminders all over the car, from the wheel caps to the door sills. Convertible models include a Black Top.
Two seat options are available: a touring seat for every day use, and a competition sports seat for track driving with pass-throughs for a racing harness. The launch of the was anticipated by car collectors the world over for months, or even years, and many wealthy people have more money than patience. That was before I met Mike Furman at Criswell Chevrolet. CorvetteForum - Chevrolet Corvette Forum Discussion. Corvette Bowling Green, Kentucky Assembly Plant tours begin again in October 2013. November 27, 2013 To mark the sales launch of its and get the holiday season going, Chevrolet is launching a new special edition.