This summer, the presentation of the model is the eighth generation of the Corvette, a sports car instead of the typical layout has received a mid -. Initially showed a variant with body type Targa, which is standard for a car a traditional coupe will not, as it does not have the Corvette of the past two generations.
Now showed Roadster Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible which instead of the folding roof for the first time equipped with a hard top.
New have another back fairing, disappeared the glass roof over the motor, at the same time, there is 2 tunnel behind the headrests. The new panel mounted 2-section rigid roof, is activated using 6 motors, and transformirovalsya it in 16 seconds at speeds up to 48 km/h.
Since the novelty was originally created as a Targa, then to turn it into a coupe-Roadster, the need to further strengthen the bottom. At the same time, due to the increase in weight and changes in weight distribution along the axes of variation of the Convertible, engineers had to individually configure the suspension. In addition, the manufacturer offers a track kit Z51 Performance, adding a spoiler on the stern.
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible will get the same engine as the Targa: atmospheric V8 engine of 6.2 liter performance 502 horsepower and a torque of 637 Nm. Together with the power plant will operate 8-band “robot” Tremec.
Thus information about the dynamic characteristics of the manufacturer is not distributed. It should be mentioned that the standard model can accelerate to 60 mph (97 km/h) in less than 3 seconds, and its top speed is 312 km/h.
Mass-coupe-Roadster will be produced in the beginning of 2020. According to this version will cost $ 7,500 more expensive than the targhee, that is, its cost in America will start from 67 $ 500.