The Corvette in Europe: is it expensive or good?

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Became known the price of a new luxury car for European buyers – and they are not inspired, although Chevrolet is ready to explain everything.

That Chevrolet Corvette eighth generation will not remain the prerogative of North America was known at the stage of the premiere. However, the company is in no hurry to open access to its European supercar fans: how did you find our colleagues from the German edition of Motor1, in Europe sales of the coupe and Roadster will start not before the second half of 2021-grade – that is, about a year and a half after the USA and Japan.

And it will cost considerably more expensive. For example, for the coupe will have to pay a minimum of 99 000 Euro, and for the open version – 106 000 Euro. However, while the announced prices are only starting the execution of the Launch Edition, which features are much richer than the standard versions (for example, these sports cars are equipped with the default adaptive suspension), but at home for a Corvette with a similar set of options asks for a total of about 78 thousand dollars.

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The cost of the base version of the supercar has not yet been named, but it is already clear that it will be higher than stated for US “less than sixty thousand.” The fact is that in Europe, Chevrolet is planning to put only richly Packed performance – for example, in the standard Corvette for Germany will include the Z51 package (adjustable suspension, Brembo brakes, an electronically differential, alternative a exhaust and so on). And content of the basic configuration will be equivalent to equipping the average level in America.

However, in this situation, the Chevrolet Corvette will retain the best price distancing from the competition. For example, the Porsche 911 Carrera S with a less powerful 450 HP engine in Germany please at least 120 thousand euros, and the 530-horsepower BMW M850i xDrive coupe will cost in the start-up 127 thousand.

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