2014 Corvette Stingray rated at 461 PS and 460 lb-ft

For the first time since it’s unveiling earlier this year, Chevrolet has officially rated their latest Corvette C7 Stingray at 461 PS (455 hp or 339 kW) and 460 lb-ft (624 Nm) of torque. This is for the entry level variant. If you opt for the optional performance exhaust, ouput is increased to 466 PS (460 hp or 343 kW) and 456 lb-ft (630 Nm) of torque.

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray at 2013 Toronto Auto Show (2)Chevrolet’s new 2014 Corvette Stingray is a lightweight sports car as it comes in with a new aluminum frame. Fitted with a 6.2 liter LT1 V8 engine with direct injection and Variable Valve Transmission, the Corvette is being offered with Active Fuel Management thus making it more powerful and highly efficient as compared to its predecessor. It does a 0-97 kmph in less than 4 seconds, and offers a mileage of 11.11 kmpl on the highway.

Lightweight materials are seen in its carbon fiber hood, fenders, doors and rear quarter panels besides carbon nano composite under body panels thereby contributing to an equitable 50:50 weight distribution. Its engine is mated to a new seven speed manual transmission with Active rev Match while drivers can select from five position drive modes depending on driving conditions and environment.

Interiors are also fashioned out of light weight material which includes carbon finer and aluminum. Priced at $ 51,995 for the 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe and $56,995 for the 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible, the interiors will sport eight inch infotainment screens with Chevrolet MyLink Infotainment System and rear vision camera. It will also be seen with Bose 9 speaker audio system with Sirius XM radio, Bluetooth connectivity and USB and SD Card.

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray at 2013 Toronto Auto Show (1)