GM has released the performance specs for the 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray, which reaches 0-60 mph in 3.8 seconds, brakes from 60-0 mph in 107 feet, and sustaining 1.03 g in cornering. GM tested the Corvette Stingray with the Z51 Performance Package and Magnetic Ride Control, which was also able to reach the 1/4 mile in 12 seconds andits to lapped the Virginia International Raceway's (VIR) 4.2-mile "Grand Course" in 2:51.78.
"For the new Stingray, we set out to elevate every aspect of the Corvette's performance," said Tadge Juechter, Corvette chief engineer. "Considered alone, the acceleration, braking and cornering performance of the Corvette Stingray is truly impressive. More significant is how well they work together, resulting in a lap time at VIR that places the new Stingray in the upper echelon of all sports cars."
The 2014 Corvette Stingray cstarts at $51,995. The $2,800 Z51 Performance Package includes an electronic limited-slip differential; dry-sump oiling system; integral brake, differential and transmission cooling; as well as a unique aero package that further improves high-speed stability. Magnetic Ride Control with Performance Traction Management is a $1,795 option.
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