Grand sport: racing for the road

Detroit (United States), March 2, 2016

On this year's auto show in Geneva (3 discounts 13 March 2016) Chevrolet unveils the latest additions to the range of his Corvette. In addition to a limited-edition special model, especially the Corvette Grand stands sports at the Center.

Grand sport with the Z07 package

Corvette Grand sport, Chevrolet revived a model that found its beginning 1963 Corvette C2. C4 and C6, there is now also the C7 as Grand sport model with a newly tuned suspension, a better cooling system and an Aero package. This consists of special inserts in the front fenders, the Z06 Grill and wider fenders on the rear of the vehicle. Also, strong Grand sport Vette for the first time with the Z07 performance package can be ordered is 466 PS. There, a carbon-ceramic brakes, a set of Michelin high-performance tires and a more aerodynamic-enhancement Kit with adjustable spoilers are included.

Heritage Special Edition

In addition to the Z07 package, also a so-called "heritage" package is available, the special diamond graphics in the and contains the car. Also available: The Grand sport "Collector's Edition" in "Watkins Glen Gray" with blue accents and a 3D the first Grand sport on the headrest of the car. All Grand-sport versions can be ordered from September 2016 with us.

Racing tradition in the C7. R

The new C7 is slightly more track-oriented. R version of the Corvette Z06 with 659 PS and 881 Newton metres of torque. Here, the Z07 package is installed as standard. The Special Edition limited to 500 copies, is only available in yellow and black. The C. 7R Edition is available now and 139,000 euros. (mf)