The Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray finally arrives in Europe. The eighth-generation Chevrolet Corvette is now ready for reach european soil And it will do so next October equipped with the Z51 pack as standard.
Chevrolet’s will with this generation of Corvette has been from the beginning to propose a product as dynamic and technological as the European luxury brands. And that explains, for example, why it is the first production Corvette in history with an engine in a central rear position. It equips a 6.2-liter atmospheric V8. Develop 475 CV At 6,450 rpm and delivers 613 Nm at 4,500 rpm, the V8 LT2 Small Block is paired with an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The C8 accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.5 seconds and reaches 296 km / h.
To meet the demands of European customers, Chevrolet will equip the Corvette C8s for Europe with the Z51 sports package as standard, while the finish chosen is the top-of-the-line LT2. In the United States, the Z51 pack is an option valued at $ 5,000.
The Z51 pack for even more dynamic behavior
The Z51 package has been specifically designed so that the Corvette can roll on fire without overheating or losing effectiveness in braking, while being faster and has better behavior than the basic C8, they say from Chevrolet.
In addition to a more lush exhaust line, the Z51 package includes a Magnetic Ride adaptive suspension with magnetoreological dampers, Brembo brakes larger size, an electronically controlled limited slip differential, a shorter gear ratio and a more aggressive aerodynamic package and, finally, Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires, 245 / 35ZR-19 at the front and 305 / 30ZR-20 at the rear, develop yourselves for the Corvette.
And as if that weren’t enough, for the first time in its history, the Corvette will be available this fall with a right-hand drive for the UK and Ireland (and incidentally for all left-driving countries like Japan and Australia).
How much will it cost? The prices for all markets are not yet known, but it is known that in Germany will cost 99,000 euros. Yes, less than 100,000 euros for a sports car with a 475 hp central V8 is almost a bargain. To get an idea, a Audi TT RS It costs from 85,000 euros …
The C8 convertible, meanwhile, starts at 106,000 euros, in Germany. The new Corvette Stingray is coming to European dealers in October 2021.
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