The 2022 Chevy Corvette arrives as one of the most powerful Stingrays yet. The beautifully sculpted luxury sports car combines aerodynamics and precision to bring consumers a high-performance vehicle that's not afraid of speed. The 2022 Corvette’s naturally aspirated 6.2-liter LT2 V8 engine makes this the perfect high-performance luxury car. With the new performance package, this beauty can push a quarter-mile in just 11.2 seconds.
6.2-liter LT2 V8
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The 2022 Corvette features a naturally aspirated 6.2-liter LT2 V8 engine. The luxury sports car comes equipped with a new fuel pump and fuel injectors that allow for higher fuel pressures. Its V8 engine is capable of an impressive 490 horsepower and 470lb-ft of torque. With either a performance exhaust or the Z51 performance package, the output can be pushed to 495 horsepower. The 2022 Corvette also features an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission that combines the smoothness of an automatic with the control of a manual.
Driving and Handling
The placement of the engine in the 2022 Corvette provides rear weight bias where it matters. Chevrolet positioned the Corvette's windshield over the front wheels for additional power and improved downforce. A new feature included in the 2022 Corvette is Magnetic Selective Ride Control. This next-generation damping system gives drivers the confidence to push harder without fear of losing control.
Additionally, there is a Driver Mode Selector which lets owners calibrate up to 12 performance variables. Settings can be saved between drives so that the vehicle can be ready to take on any road.
The 2022 Corvette comes available in three trims: 1LT Coupe, 2LT Coupe, and 3LT Coupe. These can be interchanged with a convertible top. The 1LT is for driving purists while the 2LT adds an extra layer of comfort and convenience. The 3LT is the ultimate in luxury performance and comfort.
For exterior paint colors, the 2022 Corvette offers a wide variety. These include Hypersonic Gray, Caffeine Metallic, Silver Flare Metallic, Arctic White, Torch Red, Accelerate Yellow, Amplify Orange, Red Mist Metallic, Black, Ceramic Matrix Gray, Elkhart Lake Blue Metallic, and Rapid Blue.
The 2022 Corvette features a fighter jet-inspired cockpit. Inside there's a dash that swirls toward the driver, thus giving a heightened feeling of control. The luxury sports car features a raced-designed steering wheel that includes large paddle shifters, audio controls, and a Z Mode button. Ultra-thin air vents help provide a clean and sleek appearance.
In the center console, drivers will note two USB ports and an audio input jack. The seats can be customized with three choices: GT1, GT2, or Competition Sport. Each uses luxurious material and genuine leather to provide support and in the case of the Competition Sport, increase performance.
The 2022 Corvette comes equipped with a performance data recorder or PDR. This technology allows owners to capture their acceleration speed, braking, and gear choices. It also serves as a dashcam with auto-record and Valet mode. There’s also a Bose Performance Series 14-speaker audio system. This pairs well with the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 system which can be utilized with the 12-inch diagonal digital instrument display. This comes compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The 2022 Corvette also features a front lift system which raises the front of the Corvette almost two inches. This allows the sports car to clear low obstacles like speed bumps. Additionally, there is the Driver Mode Selector which lets owners calibrate up to 12 performance variables.
Safety Features and Warranty
The 2022 Corvette comes with a suite of standard safety features. Some of these include a front and rear camera, rear cross-traffic alerts, side blind zone alerts, and rear park assist.
For warranty, the 2022 Corvette includes 24-hour roadside assistance and courtesy transportation for 5 years or 60,000 miles. The luxury sports car also gets a corrosion limited warranty for 3 years or 36,000 miles. Additionally, there is powertrain coverage for 5 years or 60,000 miles. There’s also a bumper-to-bumper warranty for 3 years or 36,000 miles. Finally, as a special bonus, Corvette owners get one complimentary maintenance visit.