NAIAS 2013 : Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray – Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was introduced for the weekend and brought the most powerful machines in the history as well as more efficient than the generation before. Corvette Stingray name comes from the year 1963 who led the race muscle car of its time with teknologiterbaru and spectacular design.
Corvette Stingray 2014 is the standard type with the highest performance ever. The engine can emit power up to 450 horsepower (335 kW) and maximum torque 450lb.-ft (610Nm). This car is a type of mass production that has the best ability. Capable of accelerating from 0-100 km / h in under 4 seconds and could receive more than 1G of gravitational force during cornering. This car is also fuel-efficient Corvette, beyond the current type with the 1 liter: 11 km (26 mpg).
The new Corvette uses a new frame and chassis, engines and the latest technology with the latest exterior and interior design. Only two parts are inherited from its predecessor.
Interior uses genuine carbon fiber, aluminum and hand-made leather upholstery with a magnesium frame that is lighter than aluminum. The driver has a choice of five Drive Mode Selector which has 12 settings that can be adjusted to the driving needs of the driver. Also there are 7 levels of speed transmission with Active Rev Matching, which is a transmission technology that anticipate change and adapt to the engine so that each turn of the transmission becomes more perfect.
Engines 6.2L LT1 V-8 combines the latest technology. Like, direct-injection, Active Fuel Management, continuously variable valve timing and a more complete combustion systems that can deliver maximum power with less fuel
The pursuit of fuel efficiency, the new Corvette uses many lightweight materials. Such as, the hood and the roof using carbon fiber, fenders, doors and rear quarter panels, composite underbody panels with nano-composite and aluminum chassis that is able to distribute the weight of the car to the rear. Make the load can be divided into 50/50 so it is more balanced and able to deliver a power-to-weight ratio is perfect.
“Stingray is a legendary name in automotive history,” said Ed Welburn, vice president, GM Global Design. “We’re not going to use the name Stingray car if it can not provide the best performance and the continuing legacy there. The end result is a Corvette Stingray comes out of the tradition but remains mobi Corvette legendary and famous. ”
Latest Corvette Stingray will be assembled at GM’s plant located in Bowling Green, Kentucky who has gone through the development of a cost of U.S. $ 131 million, including a special factory worth U.S. $ 52 million to assemble the aluminum frame of the in-house for the first time.
2014 Corvette Stingray coupe will go on sale in the 3rd quarter of 2013