It can be backed with either a 6-speed manual or paddle-shifted 6-speed automatic transmission. On top of the stunning additions to the car itself, Chevy is also including a five-piece set of Corvette-branded luggage from Thule. So getting my Premiere Edition Convertible from Mike was really like getting it from a friend. Custom Stingray sill plates and a 5-piece set of Corvette-branded luggage also are part of the package. The hood and side vents and inlets assist in cooling and aerodynamic stability. The C7 uses , a material developed by , to keep heat from the transmission tunnel from transferring into the cabin.
We however adhere to strict quality control standards when purchasing, as well as inspections and service. Stingray Coupe Stingray Convertible Grand Sport Coupe Grand Sport Convertible Z06 Coupe Z06 Convertible Totals Total Model 11,253 2,298 9,912 2,046 6,197 1,076 32,782 % of total 34. 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. R Limited-Edition interior plaque includes racing victories and Corvette Racing sill plates. Final production year totals were released on January 4, 2018 which show a total of 9,686 cars built. The car was originally planned for the 2011 model year, but was delayed.
The C7's suspension consists of independent unequal-length with and optional , similar to its predecessor. Sure enough, once the Stingray Convertibles started production, Chevrolet announced that 550 Convertible Premiere Editions in Lime Rock Green would be produced. 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. There are Stingray logos and reminders all over the car, from the wheel caps to the door sills. 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. Bill Stasek Website: Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter: Find us on Pinterest: +1 us at Google+: Bill Stasek Chevrolet is Chicago Corvette Central, the 1 Corvette dealer in Illinois, largest in the Midwest and top 20 in the nation! Classics on Autotrader is your one-stop shop for the best classic cars, muscle cars, project cars, exotics, hot rods, classic trucks, and old cars for sale.
All of these al fresco Premiere Edition cars will be finished in Lime Rock Green exterior, have a tan top and a Brownstone suede interior set off with carbon fiber accents. R Racing Graphics and the Z07 Performance Package with carbon ceramic brakes. The Z06 is available with a Tremec seven-speed manual with rev-matching technology or a eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. The Cosworth Toolbox application overlays recorded laps on a Bing-enabled satellite map of the track, and features an easy-to-use interface to compare selected laps in detail, for any requested point on the drive. The livery selected by Jan Magnussen includes Arctic White exterior color with gray accents and Crystal Red stripes, a black and red leather interior, wing mirrors finished in body color and black wheels with red accents along with red brake calipers. The exact text will differ depending on the actual application you have running. Click past the jump to read more about the standard Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible and this new special edition.
Custom set of Corvette Stingray luggage as noted on window sticker is included - never used. Use Classics on Autotrader's intuitive search tools to find the best classic car, muscle car, project car, classic truck, or hot rod. Convertible top is exc, and Premiere Edition chrome wheels are vg with no curb rash. Mecum is not responsible for information that may be changed or updated prior to the auction. By using this service, you accept the terms of our. Its fenders, doors, and rear quarter panels remain fiberglass composite. First I went to a local dealer and found friendly people, but not a friendly deal.
All orders placed after June 12, 2017 were not built until the plant resumed production on November 6, 2017. The Corvette Stingray Convertible is powered by a 6. Due to the large supercharger and intercooler, an opening is made in the bonnet but is concealed by making the intercooler cover in such a way that it looks like a part of the bonnet. The Japanese model was set to go on sale in 2014-05-24. Not only will these cars be highly collectible and loaded with options, but they come with their own luggage set too. The redesigned mesh pattern on the front fascia allows for maximum airflow to the supercharger's intercooler heat exchanger, while dedicated brake-cooling intakes and wider grille outlets on the bottom serves as air diffusers. I expected to have it for some time, but then there was the announcement of the C7 and later that of the Premiere Editions.
Chevrolet also showed the new Crossed Flags logo for the new 2014 Corvette. But good things come to those who wait, and those early birds may regret their decision upon hearing this announcement. In addition, they are all fully serviced. The Driver's Edition went on sale in Spring 2019. The vehicle was unveiled at the 2014 , alongside the Corvette Z06 Coupé.
Since I knew that not all dealers would get a Premiere Edition I thought is best to go to a high volume dealer. Every surface detail of the sharp new Stingray body was designed to maximize air-flow management, and the interior—often a source of past criticism—was the very model of performance cockpit design and quality materials. 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 vehicle also includes suede-wrapped interior trim, carbon fiber accents, variable tuned performance exhaust system, Z51 Performance Package and Magnetic Selective Ride Control. A total of 336 Corvettes were painted Admiral Blue — 221 Stingrays and 115 Z06s. The cooling system also adds four more radiators bringing the total count to thirteen. A month since the first 2014 Corvette Stingray delivery, 485 vehicles had been delivered, with 38% of the vehicles include 7-speed manual transmission, 75% of all orders include Z51 Performance Package with 54% also selected magnetic ride suspension system.