Geneva 2016 : Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
Born in 1963, the Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport name is directly related to the racing world. The 2016 version is not as radical as the original model, but upholds the legacy of C7R.
On the basis of a stingray Corvette Grand Sport works mainly aerodynamic chassis and more than the engine, so as not to shade the Z06, resulting in charging curves 1.05g January 20 also with the Z07 package. The V8 LT1 really only earn 4 kW and develops 343 kW / 460 hp. But it is necessary dry sump lubrication. Despite its sporting pretensions, the Grand Sport will retain its dual transmission offered: 7-speed 8-speed manual or automatic.
The Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport is signed by bands of two colors on the front fenders, large rear wings and pus a special insert on the front fender. The Michelin Pilot Sport 285 / 30ZR19 tires and 335 / 25ZR20 mounted on 19 × 10:20 × 12 Brembo front brake discs Carve 355 mm (6 pistons) and 340 back (4-piston calipers). The integrated limited slip differential, springs and rear anti-roll bar are new, and amortization magnetic ride the rest of the game.
As for the Z07 package, which includes the brake disc carbon / ceramic, Michelin Sport Cup 2, and an aerodynamic carbon package.