The US pricing of 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray has been just announced. The Coupe variant will have a staring price at $51 995, while the Convertible – at $56 995. The Corvette Stingray aims to bring about a combination of performance, design and technology.

The Stingray debuted at the 2013 NAIAS where it showed to the world its modern and dramatic design. This is the most powerful standard model ever created by the Chevrolet. Thanks to its 6.2L LT1 V-8 engine it generates 450 horsepower (335 kW) and 450 lb.-ft. of torque (610 Nm).

Some of the aerodynamic enhancements include carbon fibre hood and removable roof panel; composite fenders, doors and rear quarter panels; carbon-nano composite underbody panels and a new aluminium frame. All of the mentioned components contribute to a striking acceleration time: less than 4 seconds for the sprint from 0 to 100 km/h.

The standard features on 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray include:

  • Seating with lightweight magnesium frames for exceptional support, and eight-way power adjustment
  • Five-position Drive Mode Selector that tailors up to 12 vehicle attributes
  • New seven-speed manual transmission with Active Rev Matching
  • 6.2L LT1 V-8 engine with direct injection, Active Fuel Management, continuously variable valve timing and an advanced combustion system
  • Carbon fiber hood on all models, and a carbon fiber removable roof panel on coupes
  • Aluminum frame that is 99 pounds lighter (45 kg) and 57-percent stiffer than the previous model's structure
  • Advanced, high-intensity discharge (HID) and light-emitting diode (LED) lighting
  • Dual, eight-inch configurable driver/infotainment screens, with next-generation Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system and rear vision camera
  • Bose nine-speaker audio system with SiriusXM Satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity, USB and SD card and auxiliary input jack
  • Keyless access with push-button start
  • Power tilt/telescope steering wheel
  • Fully electronic top on the convertible that can be lowered remotely using the key fob

The available options include:

  • 3LT interior package, with leather-wrapped interior
  • Z51 Performance Package
  • Competition sports seats
  • Exposed-carbon-fiber roof panel
  • Magnetic Ride Control with Performance Traction Management
  • Dual-mode exhaust system
  • Carbon fiber interior trim
  • Sueded, microfiber-wrapped upper interior trim
  • Red-painted calipers
  • Black-painted wheels

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Source: Chevrolet