The NAIAS in Detroit brings the unveiling of Chevrolet’s 2014 Corvette Stingray, the first Corvette to bear the Stingray moniker in over 40 years. Though this new ‘Vette is a looker, all the action is where it should be — under the hood. The Corvette Stingray features a LT1 small-block V8 engine which shells out 450 horsepower and 450-lb. of torque, with a 0-60 mph time under four seconds. So not only is this new Stingray got a ton of power, it’s got a more aggressive and refined design than its predecessor. The interior features aluminum and option carbon fiber detailing and all for a sub-supercar price.
In a time when the American car industry is practically up in flames, the dwindling list of execs at GM are very cautious when it comes to press releases. When a car with over 600 horses is set to take its place in Chevy’s lineup, don’t expect the car maker to be jumping for joy in public.
The 2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is here and it’s coming with Performance Traction Management technology, launch control, standard side air bags, Cashmere interior color, Torch Red exterior color and Competition Gray wheels. The ZR1′s LS9 supercharged 6.2L V8 still cranks out 638 horses, blessing us with a maximum torque of 604 lb-ft. (more…)