Basic Motors mentioned Wednesday it would preserve the value of its 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray the identical because the introductory 2020 mannequin.
The 2021 Corvette, which matches on sale late within the fourth quarter, will begin at $59,995, matching this 12 months’s mannequin, which is a few $4,000 improve over the 2019 Corvette. Comparatively, the mid-engine Porsche 718 Cayman begins at $61,250. All costs embody vacation spot fees.
There may also be some new content material within the 2021 mannequin, GM mentioned.
“Our mission was to develop a brand new sports activities automotive, combining the profitable attributes of Corvette with the efficiency and driving expertise of mid-engine supercars,” mentioned Tadge Juechter, Corvette govt chief engineer. “We’re thrilled with the passion the mid-engine Corvette introduced following its launch and are retaining it recent with new content material for the 2021 mannequin.”
Here’s what will likely be new on the 2021 Corvette:
- Magnetic Selective Experience Management suspension, which is new for non-Z51 fashions.
- Normal wi-fi Apple CarPlay/wi-fi Android auto
- Purple Mist Metallic Tintcoat exterior shade
- Silver Flare Metallic exterior shade
- Sky Cool Grey/Yellow Strike inside shade
- New full-length twin racing stripe bundle colours: blue, orange, purple and yellow
- Stinger Stripes in three colours: Carbon Flash/Edge Purple, Carbon Flash/Edge Yellow and Carbon Flash/Midnight Silver
- Driver mode on-screen visualization and new monitor digital tachometer
- Normal Buckle To Drive, a security expertise that, when lively, can stop the motive force from shifting the automobile out of park if the motive force’s seat belt will not be buckled for as much as 20 seconds
GM may also provide on the next-generation automotive Chevrolet’s first eight-speed dual-clutch transmission to permit for quicker shifting and extra energy.
Listed below are another engine options on the 2021 mannequin:
- Engine: 6.2-liter LT2 V-Eight with direct injection, variable valve timing and lively gasoline administration
- Transmission: eight-speed dual-clutch with guide and automated modes
- Six modes of Driver Mode Selector — Tour, Sport, Observe, Climate, and MyMode and Z Mode customizable modes
- Brakes: four-wheel antilock, four-wheel disc, four-piston calipers (12.6-inch entrance rotors, 13.3-inch rear rotors)
- NEW: Obtainable Magnetic Selective Experience Management suspension. It reads the highway higher, offering extra exact knowledge.
- Obtainable Z51 Efficiency Bundle: brakes, suspension, exhaust amongst different options
- Z51 Efficiency with Magnetic Selective Experience Management, consists of Efficiency Traction Administration
- Entrance raise: adjustable peak with reminiscence
Comply with Detroit Free Press reporter Jamie L. LaReau on Twitter @jlareauan.
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