C7 Corvette Stingray Convertible at Geneva Motor Show
After the American debut of the Coupe which took place last January at the Detroit Motor Show, Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray had its premiere at the Geneva Motor Show but in the open air. The sports brand of General Motors has released official images of the C7 Corvette Stingray Convertible, the expected declination “discovery” of the latest in the saga Corvette Stingray which incorporates harp and pointed forms of the famous “ancestor” of 60 years back. Defined as the most powerful Chevrolet Corvette convertible ever produced the C7 Stingray arrives on world markets in the last quarter of 2013 in both Coupe and Convertible. The frame is made of aluminum, a common element to the C7 Stingray Coupe, so the aggressive style marks the body and the choice of lightweight materials (including carbon fiber) for engine hood, fenders, doors and rear fenders.
Corvette C7 Stingray Convertible rear
Corvette C7 Stingray Convertible front
Corvette C7 Stingray Convertible side
Corvette C7 Stingray Convertible seats
The hood, the central point of Corvette C7 Stingray Convertible’s appeal is a “traditional” element in canvas in three layers with sound absorbing padding and rear window glass. The command for opening and closing is activated by the ignition key and can be controlled with the car in motion for up to 50 km / h.
Corvette C7 Stingray Convertible dashboard
Corvette C7 Stingray Convertible gearbox
With regard to the mechanics, here we find the same solution powertrain and drivetrain set to Corvette C7 Stingray Coupe. Under the hood, the car is equipped with the 6.2L V 8 family LT1, with direct injection and Active Fuel Management system and continuously variable valve timing, differential cooler and transmission unit and a dry sump lubrication system. The Power is not yet official but indicated by GM is the value of 450 hp. The transmission which uses a 7 speed manual transmission system with Active Rev Matching includes the limited electronically controlled slip differential.
Corvette C7 Stingray Convertible engine
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