Chevrolet UK announces local Corvette Stingray coupe prices

European model of seventh generation Corvette boasts top spec equipment levels

2013-06-18

  • Full Z51 performance pack includes magnetic ride control suspension and performance traction management system
  • New Corvette has most powerful standard engine ever
  • Prices to start from 61,495 in the UK

ZURICHChevrolet's latest performance car, the Corvette Stingray, will arrive at dealerships across Europe in autumn 2013. In the UK, prices for the Corvette Stingray coupe start from 61,495.
The Corvette Stingray will be fully equipped and tuned to meet the needs of customers in the highly competitive European markets. It will feature the Z51 performance pack as standard, which includes:

  • enhanced aero package for optimized high-speed stability
  • electronic limited-slip differential
  • specific shocks, springs and stabilizer bars
  • specific performance gear ratio
  • dry-sump oiling system, differential and transmission cooling
  • larger front (19x8.5 inch) and rear (20x10 inch) wheels and tyres
  • larger front (345 mm) and rear (338 mm) brakes

Furthermore, the Z51 Performance Pack will feature the latest magnetic ride control suspension (optional in the U.S.) that are tuned for European roads, as well as performance traction management and performance exhaust systems.

“Corvette has inspired millions across generations, and the new Stingray is no exception. The advancements in design, technology and engineering have given us a car that will define the decade and far exceed consumers' expectations,” said Susan Docherty, President and Managing Director, Chevrolet and Cadillac Europe. "While the Corvette Stingray can compete with its rivals in terms of performance, it remains affordable. The Stingray is more than a car, it’s a statement of intent by drivers who want the pure exhilaration that’s tantamount with the name Corvette.”

Power will be supplied by the all-new 6.2L LT1 V8 engine coupled with a 7-speed manual transmission with active rev matching. The engine provides 460 hp (343 kW) at 6,000 rpm and 630 NM (465 lb-ft) of torque at 4,600 rpm with the performance exhaust system*. The Stingray has achieved the highest standard power ratings ever for the Corvette. It is expected to hit 60 mph in less than four seconds and deliver improved fuel economy.

Additionally, the Corvette Stingray features the new tablet-inspired state-of-the-art Chevrolet MyLink connected radio with two 8-inch display screens (with a screen personalization option), USB port, SD card and auxiliary input jacks, as well a centre screen that lowers for device storage.

There are also several options available including; Metallic paint (600), Special Tintcoat Paint (1,000), Navigation System (1,450) and Black Aluminium Wheels (550).

For more information on the Corvette Stringray coupe and prices please contact the Chevrolet Call Centre on 0800 666222 or your local Chevrolet Corvette dealer, a list of which can be found on the Chevrolet website here.
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Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is the world's fourth largest car brand with annual sales of almost 5 million cars and trucks in more than 140 countries. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature spirited performance, expressive design, high quality and Chevrolet MyLink intelligent connectivity. The UK Chevrolet line-up includes the Spark, Aveo, Cruze Saloon, Hatchback and Station Wagon, Orlando, Captiva, the legendary Camaro and Corvette sports cars and the extended-range Volt electric car. In 2013, Chevrolet is launching the all-new Trax small SUV and the all-new Corvette Stingray. More information on Chevrolet can be found at www.chevrolet.co.uk or media.chevrolet.co.uk.