One of a pair of right- and left-coast-themed concepts, this Blade Silver Convertible model represents the Atlantic side, wîth sophisticated styling enhancements resembling the details and refinement of a private jet. The exterior wears new Carbon Flash Metallic front splitter, rocker extensions and rear lower diffuser, along wîth Fusion Gray headlamp housings and hood accents. It is trimmed wîth a sueded-wrapped interior package.
This East Coast cruiser also wears a number of Chevrolet Accessories available to all 2014 Corvette Stingray customers, including:
◾Chrome five-spoke wheels – 19 x 8.5-inches in front and 20 x 10-inches in the rear
◾Wheel center caps wîth the Stingray script
◾Únder-hood liner wîth the Stingray logo
◾Carbon Flash Metallic rear license plate holder
◾Molded splash guards
◾Windscreen mounted behind the seats
◾Premium carpet floor mats
◾Embroidered center armrest wîth the Stingray logo.
For effortless driving and performance, the Atlantic concept features an LT1 engine wîth a six-speed automatic.Chevrolet Performance Cars Flex Muscles at SEMA ShowConcept Corvette, Camaro and SS models highlight breadth of performance rangeLAS VEGAS
– Chevrolet provided the first look at nine high-performance concept cars today at the SEMA Show. The horsepower-infused range includes stylized versions the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray, SS sports sedan and a variety of restyled 2014 Camaros – including the all-new Z/28.
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|Engine : 6.2 L., 8-cylinder|
Power: 455 hp
Torque: 465 ft-lbs
7-speed Manual, 6-speed Automatic
'From the all-new Corvette Stingray to the new Camaro Z/28 and SS performance sedan, Chevrolet is America's choice for performance cars. Our new lineup of racing-influenced models gives customers more choices for exciting driving experiences,' said Chris Perry, vice president of Chevrolet marketing. 'It's our most diverse range of performance-car choices in nearly 20 years.'
Through the end of September, Camaro's total sales lead over Mustang was more than 5,000 for the year, putting it on track to be the 's best-selling sports car under $50,000 for the fourth consecutive year. The Camaro enters 2014 wîth revised styling and the new Z/28 model – the most track-capable Camaro in the car's history.
The all-new SS returns Chevrolet to its rear-wheel-drive performance sedan roots, established wîth the small-block V-8 in the 1950s and enhanced wîth the Impala SS in the early 1960s.
And Chevrolet dealers can hardly keep the all-new Corvette Stingray in stock, wîth sold orders rolling to new owners off transporters.
'Racing is the common thread among Chevrolet's performance cars and that comes from decades of transferring race technology to our production models,' said Jim Campbell, GM Ú.S. vice president of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports. 'Corvette, Camaro and SS deliver well-balanced, exhilarating driving experiences forged on the racetrack and refined for the street.'
Many of the concepts unveiled at the SEMA Show have roots at the racetrack. Others show racing-influenced styling for the street. Most incorporate Chevrolet Accessories available from Chevrolet dealers, allowing customers to personalize their new performance car wîth factory-engineered and validated components that match the performance and quality of original equipment.
Also on display was a 2014 COPO Camaro – Chevrolet's factory-built race car, designed for NHRA's Stock Eliminator and Super Stock drag racing classes. As wîth the previous two model years, only 69 COPO models will be built. Racers interested in purchasing one must sign up for the COPO mailing list at chevrolet.com.Source - Chevrolet
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