The stingray is one of the most well-adapted creatures on earth. It can sail smoothly, and it has become an inspiration for many vehicles. In fact, the stealth bomber for instance has been shaped like a stingray because of its efficiency. As for cars, early versions of electric cars made use of the stingray as their inspiration.
Because of the stingray’s efficiency to evolve, the newest Chevrolet Corvette found its inspiration with the animal. This provided the Corvette market a taste of modern technology.
Chevrolet is one of the best car manufacturing brands in the US. Despite the many drawbacks due to the financial crisis, the Chevrolet remained as a go-to brand for so many GT car enthusiasts. The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was built to be at par with the best in the automotive industry. According to its designers, they made use of a lightweight material to allow the engine of the Stingray to provide the best performance.
The Corvette 7
The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, better known as the Corvette 7, is one highly anticipated GT cars for 2013. Months prior to the release of Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, there were spy shots and speculations regarding how the new Corvette is going to look like. By April 2013, it was finaly unveiled in the Detroit Motor Show. With a 450 horsepower engine that made use of new direct-injection technology, you can expect high-speed performance with the new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray.
The design of the engine itself has been adjusted to lighten the overall weight of the vehicle. The block material used by Chevrolet for the 2014 Corvette was made of aluminum.
The Chevrolet Corvette has a long history of it. In fact, it was first introduced in the 1950s. The first generation Corvette convertible was a success. This led the company to believe that there is really a market for the Corvettes. The latest Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is looking to capture the same audience that originally had an affinity with the GT car.
All New Corvette
Based on its looks, it resembles any high-end performance car. However, based on the looks of the car, it was totally different from the past six generations of Corvettes. The C6 for instance was merely a glorified facelift of the fifth-generation Corvette. On the part of the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, the company made sure that they build things from scratch. Though it took a longer time, it gave them the freedom to do things that will improve the newest Corvette.
The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray took its name from the Stingray which most of its design was conceptualized. Though it looks as sharp as the viper, it is a new twist to the Chevrolet Corvette series.
Though there were new concepts introduced to the Corvette 7, it still stayed true to its predecessors. Staying true to the Corvette tradition, the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray made use of a quadruple taillight design inspired by the Camaro. According to new reports, Chevrolet is now including the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray in the Indy 500. Is it coming to race? Not really. The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is rumored as a pace car.