The coupe version is rated at "less than three seconds" 0 to 60, according to GM President Mark Reuss. That's 40 more horsepower and additional pound-feet of torque than the model.
The roof appears to fold and slide in under the C8 Corvette's distinctive flying buttresses. Unlike past versions, the new 'Vette will move the engine from the front to the middle of the vehicle, behind the passengers.
Concerned about Ford and what they were doing with the Shelby CobraGM planned to manufacture Grand Sport Corvettes, but only five were actually built. Though the overall design preserves virtually every design detail of the coupe, there is one key difference: The cabriolet loses the clear glass engine cover that Chevrolet officials so proudly highlighted during a debut of the new Stingray.
That engine is paired with a new, eight-speed double-clutch gearbox, essentially an automatically shifted manual that drivers still can control via steering wheel-mounted shifters.
Other options available on the C2 included the Wonderbar auto-tuning AM radio, AM-FM radio midair conditioning latea telescopic steering wheeland headrests Corvette sales in the U.
Racing-Inspired Steering Wheel Designed for maximum visibility and comfort, this flat-top and flat-bottom steering wheel includes large paddle shifters, audio controls, a Z-Mode button and more.