2014 chevrolet corvette stingray at 2013 NAIAS 2014 chevrolet corvette stingray at 2013 NAIAS
jan 14, 2013

2014 chevrolet corvette stingray at 2013 NAIAS

2014 chevrolet corvette stingray at NAIAS

 

 

unveiled at the 2013 NAIAS in detroit, the 2014 chevrolet corvette stingray is introduced as the companies ‘most powerful
standard model ever’, producing an estimated 450 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque from its 6.2L direct injected LTI
small-block V8 engine. capable of accelerating from 0-60 in less than four seconds and achieve more than 1g in cornering grip,
it is also expected to be the most fuel-efficient vette, averaging approximately 26 mpg.

 

sharing only two parts with the previous generation model, it incorporates an all-new frame structure and chassis,
a new powertrain and supporting technologies, as well as completely new exterior and interior designs featuring real
carbon fiber, aluminum and hand-wrapped leather materials.

 

 

front 3/4 drivers side view

 

 

‘like the ’63 sting ray, the best corvettes embodied performance leadership, delivering cutting-edge technologies,
breathtaking design and awe-inspiring driving experiences,’ said GM north america president mark reuss.
‘the all-new corvette goes farther than ever, thanks to today’s advancements in design, technology and engineering.’

 

 

rear 3/4 drivers side view

 

 

passenger side view

 

 

completely redesigned rear view

 


redesigned front view

 

 

front 3/4 top view

 

 

top view

 

 

exterior styling

 

 

carbon fiber roof

 

 

headlight detail

 

 

 

taillight detail

 

 

corvette badging

 

 

interior cockpit

 

 

leather stitching detail and media

 

 

leather seats

 

 

chevrolet corvette stingray evolution

  • so in short: fuel prizes skyrocket, resources get drained, the need for eco-friendly alternatives rises, …

    Solution from the american Chevy? V8 block wooohooooo!!

    seriously?

    Sam Ponette says:
  • Looks like a ferrari.. where is the American design??

    Shahaf says:
  • From the original Stingray it only shares the name… Nothing else.

    I think Chevrolet could´ve go a bit further on this gereation, it reminds me too much of other cars, the new viper front, the side of a ferrari… It doesn´t scream “corvette”. They could go further and do something new, that reminds the beauty of the old. Instead it seems like another design upgrade of C6.

    What? says:
  • one ugly Ferrari….

    b says:
  • Presumably, this is to show how little individual thought modern car designers have? yes? I love the fact that by picturing it in an evolutionary pose next to some classics of yesteryear is supposed to rank up there instantly!!! Look at it, where’s the evolution? oh yes, the name.

    SJS says:
  • I’m still more the personality and style of the 1963 model.

    Sérgio Werneck de Figueiredo says:
  • Sam, you completely forget/ignore the point of this car. It is not meant for daily driving. It’s not meant to be a commuter vehicle. For many this car will be a second (or third) car to take out on the weekends. And for a sports car of this caliber, it get’s AMAZING gas mileage..26mpg highway? Which ferrari, lambo, maserati, aston martin, etc., will get you 26mpg? Why don’t we slap the gas guzzler tax on SUV’s and pickup trucks, instead of complaining about poor gas mileage on cars which usually only see a handful of miles a year. Just a thought…

    Panda says:
  • I remember when the 1963 model came out and at first many did not like it. Looking back it is now one of the best designs to come out of GM. This car is modern and has more competition than the 1963 did and so can share some similarities. People hated the split window on the 1963, but who now would not want one? Corvette needed some spice, in my opinion the last two generations were too vanilla. For most of us all we will be able to do is dream of owning one, so what does it really matter? The car is going to be a performer that can get acceptable fuel economy in a time when the governments dictate how cars are built, that in itself is a tough feat. See one in person before you judge and it will grow on you, I have at times hated some designs and later when I saw them in person I loved them, especially in colors that work with the design, Black seems to really work on this one.

    theo says:
  • During the early ’70s oil embargoes, I wondered if the gas-guzzler would finally be recognized as the self-indulgent biospheric inanity that it so obviously is. Clearly, my mistake. Reading ad copy touting “a direct injected 6.2L V8 engine capable of producing 450 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque,” suggests a thought experiment.

    You’re in a doctor’s office. You pick up a glossy magazine and see a full page ad. Headline “BEAT THE AVERAGE!!” Copy: “Our plant emits 4.2 million tons of CO2 per year, exceeding the industry average by a whopping 34 percent!!”

    In what way is this car any different, please? We’ve already seen someone say this 26 mpg car get’s “AMAZING gas mileage,” and giving it a pass because such cars “usually only see a handful of miles per year.” If you want to see “amazing” gas mileage, check out the VW L1 (157 mpg, 100 mph). This is just another prosthetic phallus for the over-60 set.

    Mac McDougal says:
  • What do you want from a car company owned by the Feds?

    Duke says:
  • Ferrari Berlinetta on steroids; almost the same press pictures. http://www.ferrari.com/spanish/gt_sport_cars/gamma_gt/f12berlinetta/pages/f12berlinetta.aspx

    Edgar Navarro design says:
  • at last it looks balanced not like it might cave in

    G. C. BROWN says:
  • Corvette is nothing more than a white trash man’s porsche. Except for the old ones. They’re just boring and old now.

    justin says:
  • Le crayon Europeen est invincible. GM please go back to school and ” Feel” the line!!!

    M. Bruyer says:
  • at first I felt this was a tad overwrought, but the more I look at it the more I realize that what it really is is the anti-Prius

    HALLELUIJAH ! long live the Corvette if for no other reason than that it thumbs its nose so effectively at all the eco blobs

    dbkii says:
  • what’s with the Audi symbol tailpipes?

    dbkii says:
  • Although a Corvette is not really my cup of tea, the old one is a true icon. Refering to this iconic design with just the badge on the ‘new’ car is so sad. Even more sad is the fact that there are a lot of concervative people who are literally gonna buy this.

    Robin says:
  • I am so amused by the sanctimonious wet blankets who cannot abide someone achieving the ability to afford a piece of rolling art that is such a blast to drive. If you want 100 mpg PLEASE go buy a car that provides you the economy you desire. I love Corvettes and after so many years of driving what I HAD to to put my daughters through college, I now take my Vette out on weekends and LOVE every mile. A hard earned luxury in a world that wants us all to fall in line and cowtow to the politically correct BS. NEVER, NEVER NEVER! Cheers to the joy of life!

    VTSearcher says:
  • Ummm, if one is going to buy a $60-100k sports car, presumably they are buying it for its sportiness and not for hypermiling purposes. Plus, if one can afford a $60-100k sports car, I don’t think they are very worried about the fuel economy/costs.

    Also, for car lovers, especially Corvette lovers, using something less than a V8 small block would be an abomination.

    sam says:
  • Yet another overwrought Chevrolet design. But technology and performance for the dollar? Ahhh now we’re talking. They say a lot about what you are compensating for. But, I want one anyway!!!

    Mike Jackson says:
  • Looks great. Except it’s doors will never open.

    solaris says:
  • It is another beautiful design by GM. the lines are crisp and muscular the tail end looks great which is all the folks that are bowing at the alter of the green gods will see as they are left in the dust!!!

    good job GM sure to be another classic.

    If any folks are skeptical of “global warming”, uh no i mean ‘climate change”.

    Tim says:
  • @dbkii maybe you should go and have another look at the audi symbol again.

    a lot of comments here are saying how it looks nothing like the 63 stingray, which is true, but it does look like an evolution of the 69 stingray, which is an awesome looking car.

    i think this is the best looking corvette in years. like 30 years.

    plumleywalker says:
  • Myself, like many others on this website will not be able to afford such a magnificent machine. Its easy to hate on something you can’t have but Corvette is one of the major staples of America. I love this design, I loved the last design, I loved the 1967 design. A Corvette is a Corvette, enough said. It is meant to go fast and look mean. Thats it. This design looks like it will perform these duties well.

    I cant afford it says:
  • Personally love this vehicle, and I don’t say this too often about the vehicles that are currently available. I really like this model, though! I haven’t always been able to say this about new car designs, especially ones that come from Chevrolet, including the ‘VETTE’!

    Mike Carter says:

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