2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C7 – The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C7 is a sports car produced by the Chevrolet division of General Motors introduced for the 2014 model year. This is the seventh generation Chevrolet Corvette and the first to carry the Corvette Stingray name since the 1976 third generation model. It is expected that service to start in the 3rd quarter of 2013.
Production of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C7 is estimated to begin in August or September 2013. Corvette Bowling Green, Kentucky Assembly Plant tours begin again in September or October 2013. As mentioned above, the official announcement date for the 2014 Corvette was on January 13, 2013. As presented, the new generation of Corvette creates the “Stingray” name, last used in 1976, to appeal to its current owners ‘demographics, however, whether the coveted younger’ aspirations “market will recognize the name will be the subject of many marketing study. interior includes a wide bottom seats as standard, with sporty versions with overpriced impulse optional.
Car and driver said in April 2011, “We anticipate change in the C7 will be clear at a glance, even casual observers it seems certain that the coupe will have a split rear window function of the one-year Sting Ray coupe of 1963. . In this case it would be an optional feature. “An interior makeover is expected with upgraded materials with seats that compares favorably with the buckets found in Porsches and BMWs. The front-engine Y platform will be essentially unchanged from the C6 with an improvement expected in steering linearity and feel. The Z06 and ZR1 will continue, while the Grand Sport, the base model. The C7 should hit dealerships in the fall of 2013.
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On October 18, 2012, GM has an official news announcement and confirmed that the seventh generation Chevrolet Corvette will debut on Sunday, January 13, 2013, in Detroit. Chevrolet has also shown the new Crossed Flags logo for the new 2014 Corvette.
The new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C7 LT1 engine, the first of the Gen 5 family of small block engines, keep the pushrods on overhead valve design, and bring various technologies, new engine line, such as direct injection, Active Fuel Management and continuously variable valve timing that are already widely available in the market in the vehicles of several, and much cheaper competitors. Fuel injection is located under the intake manifold. It remains rear-wheel with the transaxle located in the rear. Transmission choices include a seven-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic with Ratwisselpedale.
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C7 at the North American International Auto Show January 17, 2013. Show the Kalahari color interior in a cyber Gray coupe. 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C7 by revealing opinions varied widely. Some noted the Camaro style rear tail light and the evolutionary rather than revolutionary styling. According to Bill Visnic, an analyst with auto information company Edmunds.com, he was “on the fence” about the design. “There is a need for their unique, but in the case of the Corvette, there is still a need to pay homage to the tradition, and that gives you a mash-up of ideas,” he said: ” I think it is. effective but expect. Nothing ultra-radical about it. But it’s Corvette to Chevrolet and GM.
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C7 became known as an old man’s toy, in perception if not in reality. About 46 percent of Corvette buyers in 2012 through October were 55 years or older compared with 22 percent of the Audi R8 and 30 percent of the Porsche 911 clients.
Chevrolet marketing chief Chris Perry, admits that there are too many people see it as the engine of “successful plumber.” John Fitzpatrick, Corvette marketing manager, said “It’s the old saying,” No one wants to be seen driving an old man’s car, but everyone wants to see a young man’s car. “” By the end, GM plans to the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C7 aspirations for young people, is a camouflaged version of the car is made available in the popular video game Gran Turismo 5 in November 2012. The production version seen above was later released for the game in January 2013 with a Gran Turismo TV promotional video.
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