Visitor have seen modified Grand Sport on Chevrolet stand

March 19, 2016 at 7:21 pm

This year Chevrolet Company has presented the new Corvette C7 at the Geneva Motor Show. The new version is Grand Sport coupe. It’s a reminder that the original Corvette Grand Sport is a limited edition launched in 1963 year. The novelty differs in front and rear wings and a grill, copies Z06 stylistics.

The new Corvette C7 has got Grand Sport name image

The new Corvette C7 has got Grand Sport name image

Corvette Z06 Powerful modification is equipped with a supercharged V8 engine with 650 hp. The current Corvette Grand Sport is much weaker, as equipped with the same atmospheric engine as the base version. This engine develops 460 hp and is paired with one of the two boxes – 7-speed manual or 8-band automatic. However, the running gear setting, body aerodynamics and some optional packages are borrowed from the Z06 for the Grand Sport.

Two-tone exclusive design of the new coupe picture

Two-tone exclusive design of the new coupe picture

Corvette Grand Sport engine was supplied with a dry crankcase and a sport exhaust system; suspension – by an adaptive shock absorbers and other springs; transmission – by limited slip differential, and wheels – Brembo brakes and Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires. A Corvette Grand Sport special version has received its own exclusive design named Collector Edition. It differs in a special gray body, two-color stripes, black wheels and a blue leather in the saloon.

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