Originally started in 1963, Corvette has maintained its sports car lineup and is ready with its latest offering: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport. Chevrolet is keeping its legacy of handling sports car very well for the last four decades and hence, we are expecting a lot from this new release too. Its business went a bit downhill for a few years but after 1994 there is no looking back for Chevy Corvette sports cars. They are of C4 generation which has gained a good amount of popularity among young race drivers. Now this brand new version of 2017 is their seventh generation summer model.
Sports car business is one of the most unpredictable businesses over the globe. Many renowned companies couldn’t survive, but Chevrolet Corvette has maintained its legacy and is still running strong. So naturally 2017 Grand Sport is gaining much-needed attention. Let’s explore a bit.
2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport – A lot of New Features
The body of Chevy Corvette Grand Sport 2017 is designed in such a way that it is only around 3.5 inches wider than standard Corvette. It has been given the chassis of a big-footed lizard comprising of a thicker body. Tires have been embellished with featureless threads making it resemble nonpareil candies. Also, aerodynamic detailing is designed in such a way that it gives a real drag.
2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport – Main Power Production Unit
The engine specifications of 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport will definitely woo sports car lovers. A 16 valve pushrod-V8 engine type is able to deliver a real boost to this vehicle.
Straight fuel injection will offer a strong start to the car. It’s a rear wheel drive vehicle comprising of front engine. The doors are wider and made of some premium quality alloys that allow two passengers at the same time to fit through a single section.
7-speed manual transmission is paired with the powerful engine, which enhances it to a complete full speed ride. There will also be an option for 8-speed auto transmission added with guided shifting mode. Also, performance wise there will be no complaints about this brand new 2017 Chevy Corvette Grand Sport.
A top speed of 175 mph will mesmerize race drivers. Handling attributes of this sports coupe is going to entice the fanatics with a different perception.
On city roads 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport will provide 16mpg fuel economy whereas on highways it will offer 28mpg.
2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport – Competition and Pricing
All is not known about the release date, but this sports coupe will be available in different markets by fall of 2016. Estimated pricing of 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport.
Though no official new from Chevrolet has been confirmed about its pricing, an expected base price range will range between $66,445 and $70,445.
In conclusion, presently some renowned companies are going to release their sports cars within 2017 which are going to give a real game to 2017 Corvette Grand Sport. Finally, the names of them are as follows:
2. Porsche Cayman GT4
3. McLaren P14
4. Land Rover Defender
5.Honda Civic Type R
6.Ford Focus RS and much more.