The company had to change the basic concept of the supercar for the sake of modernization.
Officially presented on the Corvette Stingray. The legendary supercar for the first time was mid-engined. It is reported online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
In the new version of auto engine cage of the cabin shifted forward by 400 mm. the Body of a Corvette made of aluminum with fiberglass panels.
Stingray got double-wishbone suspension with coil springs on both axles. In more expensive complete set of front shocks to raise the nose of the car by 50 mm to travel over bumps.
The novelty has received the traditional “aspirated” V8 volume of 6.2 L. the power of the engine 502 HP and 637 Nm of torque. Mid-engine version is equipped with double clutch “robot” with two wet-clutch and eight-speed transmission.
The interior is made of leather and expensive plastic and classical instruments has replaced the 12-inch display. Lights in the new Corvette led. The car is equipped with two racks of fiberglass front and rear overhang. Their total capacity of 357 litres.