2018 Chevy Corvette
Chevy has manufactured great models for decades, and one of their most legendary models is the Chevy Corvette. The Chevy Corvette has been produced since 1953 and the 2018 Corvette lineup consists of three different models, all of which provide power, performance and an unforgettable design. To celebrate the Corvette’s 65th anniversary, Chevy is offering the Carbon 65 package on the Corvette Grand Sport 3LT and Corvette Z06 3LZ and production is limited to 650 models.
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Configurations + Performance
The Corvette Stingray is a staple Corvette model and it returns to the Chevy Corvette lineup every year. The Corvette Stingray is available in three trims, the 1LT, 2LT and 3LT and all three trims are available with a removable roof panel top or a convertible top. All three Corvette Stingray trims are also available with the Z51 performance package.
The Corvette Stingray is equipped with a 6.2-liter V8 engine that produces 460 horsepower and 465 lb-ft of torque. The Corvette Stingray accelerates from 0-60 mph in 3.7 seconds. The Corvette Stingray is available with a 7-speed manual transmission with Active Rev Matching or an 8-speed paddle shift automatic transmission.
Corvette Grand Sport
The Corvette Grand Sport is a returning Corvette model. The Corvette Grand Sport was originally produced in 1963 and it’s been produced for model years, 1963, 1996, 2010 and 2018. The Grand Sport is available in three trims, the 1LT, 2LT and 3LT, and all three trims are available with a convertible top or a removable roof panel. All Corvette Grand Sport trims are available with the Z07 package, and the Corvette Grand Sport 3LT is available with the Carbon 65, a limited-edition 65th anniversary package.
The Corvette Grand Sport is equipped with the same engine found in the Corvette Stingray. The engine is a 6.2-liter V8 engine that produces 460 horsepower and 465 lb-ft of torque, and it is available with a 7-speed manual transmission with Active Rev Matching or an 8-speed paddle shift automatic transmission. The Corvette Grand Sport accelerates from 0-60 mph in 3.6 seconds.
Chevy refers to the Corvette Z06 as a supercar. There are three Corvette Z06 trims, the 1LZ, 2LZ and 3LZ and all trims are available with the Z07 package and the Corvette Z06 3LZ is available with a Carbon 65 package. With the Z07 package, the Chevy Corvette Z06 LT4 has the most powerful Corvette production engine ever. All Corvette Z06 models are available as a convertible or with a removable roof panel.
The Corvette Z06 comes standard with a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 DI engine and its available with a 7-speed manual transmission with Active Rev Matching or an 8-speed paddle shift automatic transmission. The supercharged 6.2L engine boosts the Corvette’s power to 650 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. With the available Z07 Package and 8-speed paddle-shift automatic transmission the Corvette Z06 accelerates from 0-60 mph in 2.95 seconds.
All three Corvette models have a sleek, stealthy exterior design, but there are exterior differences, including changes in the wheels, hood and other exterior elements, from model to model. As a vehicle meant to dominate the road and track, the Corvette is low to the ground and it has aerodynamic design to reduce drag.
Corvette Grand Sport
The 2018 Corvette Grand Sport has an exterior equipment and lines that make it look a little more stealthy like the Corvette Z06 than the curvier Corvette Stingray. The Corvette Grand Sport has a Z06-style grille, wider fenders and wider rear quarter panels. The vehicle comes standard with a front splitter, a rear spoiler, standard magnetic control, special stabilizer bars and electronic limited-slip differential. The Corvette Grand Sport has a specific wheel design that includes 19-inch wheels in the front, 20-inch wheels in the rear and there are five wheel finishes as well as standard Brembo brakes.
The Corvette Stingray comes standard with all of the goodies to zoom around town and cruise on the beach. The 2018 Corvette Stingray has been upgraded with 19-inch wheels in the front and 20-inch wheels in the back, and 2018 models also have five new wheel options. The Corvette Stingray comes standard with Brembo brakes and Michelin Pilot Super Sport ZP summer-only tires.
The Corvette Z06 has the most advanced exterior design of all Corvette models. The Corvette Z06 comes standard with a front splitter, a carbon-fiber hood with a larger vent, and a specially-designed rear spoiler that improves the vehicle’s downforce. The Corvette Z06 also has standard Michelin Pilot Super Sport front tires that are 1.5 inches wider than the tires on the Stingray and rear tires are two inches wider.
Z51 Performance Package: Available on the Corvette Stingray and it includes specific brakes, suspension, electronic limited-slip differential, gearing, dry-sump oil system, performance exhaust and an aero package.
Corvette Carbon 65 Package: Available on the Corvette Grand Sport 3LT and the Corvette Z06 3LZ and production is limited to only 650 vehicles. The package is a 65th anniversary edition package and it has carbon fiber exterior elements and accents like a carbon fiber spoiler and rear quarter intakes. The package also has a special new Ceramic Matrix Gray exterior color.
Z07 Performance Package: Available on the Corvette Grand Sport and the Corvette Z06. The Z07 package adds larger Brembo carbon ceramic-matrix brake rotors as well as Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires. The package also enhances the vehicle’s performance with its adjustable front and rear aero components.
The Corvette has a cock-pit inspired interior that keeps drivers comfortable and in-control of their performance vehicle. All Corvette models come standard with an 8-inch touch screen, 4G LTE Wi-Fi, and an HD radio. Chevy’s built-in infotainment system, Chevrolet MyLink, is standard on all models and trims and it provides users access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and it allows users to send and receive texts, make phone calls and play music.
The Corvette Stingray 2LT and 3LT and all Corvette Grand Sport and Corvette Z07 trims come standard with a head up display. The head up display projects the vehicle’s speed on to the front windshield allowing drivers to keep their eyes on the road, instead of looking down at the instrument cluster to check speed.
Depending on the trim, the Corvette comes standard with a Performance Data Recorder. The recorder logs video of driving sessions and records real-time performance data onto an SD memory card so drivers can analyze your technique and improve their driving abilities.
Safety, Price and Warranty
The Corvette is equipped with four airbags, including side-impact airbags, active Handling with electronic stability control, safety belt pretensioners, a rear-vision camera and tire pressure monitoring with run-flat tires. Curb-view cameras are also standard or available depending on the trim.
Price + Warranty
The 2018 Chevy Corvette Stingray has a starting MSRP of $55,495 (plus destination fee), the 2018 Chevy Corvette Grand Sport has a starting MSRP of $65,495 (plus destination fee), and the 2018 Chevy Corvette Z07 has a starting MSRP of $79,495.
The Chevy Corvette is backed by a three-year or 36,000-mile limited basic warranty and a five-year or 60,000-mile limited powertrain warranty.
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