Chevrolet Corvette

What the Porsche 911 for Germany, which is the Chevrolet Corvette for the United States. For nearly 60 years, the Corvette is synonymous with successful American sports car. Meanwhile, it is made in the seventh generation. The first generation, which was offered only as a Chevrolet Corvette convertible (cabriolet), ran from 1953 to 1962 under the name Chevrolet Corvette C1 from the tape. Due to the strongly reminiscent of a motorboat vehicle design, the engineers opted for the name Corvette, with one quick, agile ships called at that time. The breakthrough on the market reached the Corvette until 1958, when a new 4.6-liter V8-engine sports car helped the rich to 290 hp - at the time a fantastic value. With the Chevrolet Corvette C2, the first version of the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, led the American manufacturer in addition to the convertible version of the coupe version one. The longest production time experienced from 1967 to 1982, the Chevrolet Corvette C3. This, however, named as Chevrolet Corvette Stingray version has nothing in common, by design, with the original model. Instead of the C3 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Coupe had become a new and used cars to a real bestseller. In the late seventies the second oil crisis gripped the world, when people traded American company very quickly and brought in 1984 with the Chevrolet Corvette C4 a fuel-efficient variant of the sports car on the market. This was followed in 1997 a completely revised version - Chevrolet Corvette C5. The 5.7-liter V8 engine produces an output of 253 kW and the speed up to 344 hp sports car in just a few seconds to 100 km / h The current sixth generation Corvette is named Corvette C6 ZR1 and is also available as a Corvette coupe and Corvette convertible. Since 2005 Corvette is represented in Europe as an independent brand. For the Corvette ZR1 model year 2006, an electronically controlled "Paddle Shift" six-speed automatic is selected, which should contribute to an impressive acceleration at a low average fuel consumption of 15 liters of premium. The 6.2-liter V8 engine, the Corvette ZR1 is the most powerful engine of the sports car. He has raised the bar for performance of the Corvette with a peak of 647 hp and torque of 819 Nm higher. Thanks to the six-speed automatic Corvette accelerates in just 4 seconds from zero to 100, the maximum speed is 330 km / h The Chevrolet Corvette C7 is the latest version of the sports car was unveiled at the Motor Show 2013 Detroit for the first time and comes with a 6.2-liter V8 from the factory. Furthermore, the Chevrolet Corvette C7 has a 450 hp car ready and switched on a new 7-speed Doppelkupplugsgetriebe. True to tradition, a version is available as a convertible, the C7. Both versions are linked to a long tradition and are allowed to wear than the Stingray stingray emblem on the body.

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