Report: Chevrolet Corvette C7 may get cheaper variant than Stingray by 2015
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MotorTrend reports that Chevrolet may be considering a cheaper variant of the beloved sports coupe for the 2015 model year.

The “lesser” Corvette will ditch the Stingray badge and will get a smaller 5.3L V8 good for a little under 400hp, versus the Stingray’s 450hp 6.2L V8. Chevrolet did once ponder about the possibility of a twin-turbo V6. However, there wasn’t enough of an increase in the fuel economy for it to make sense.

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Other differences include styling cues, which are said to be less dramatic on the cheaper Vette versus the Stingray. So that means a new front fascia, front fender, and rear diffuser.

MotorTrend predicts that pricing might dip below $50,000, which will increase the value of the Corvette even more. And this is based off of the current 2013 Corvette C6’s base price of $50,595.

– By: Chris Chin

Source: MotorTrend


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  • cad4life

    base 911 3.4 L 6, 911s 3.8, 911 turbo/s + they build 2 gens @ the same, Porsche can do it than why not

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Nh-Lifter/100000573789378 Nh Lifter

    Based upon comments made by Corvette Engineers on page 5 of the Corvette Action Center’s review article on the 2014 Corvette, I would be very surprised if they came out with a lower cost base model:

    http://corvetteactioncenter.com/specs/c7-corvette/2014-c7-corvette/2014-c7-corvette-review.html