For a sports car lover, there is no car that is more anticipated than 2021 Chevrolet Corvette. That because it is well known that Chevrolet always produces good-quality cars including the Chevrolet Corvette. As proof, the previous version of Corvette was successfully earned the 2020 10 best awards. It even can compete with Porsche, or Ferrari with less expensive.
And now, Chevrolet will release the latest version of Corvette that will be available soon. Overall, there is no significant change between the latest Corvette to the previous version. Still, you may be surprised to see the changes in this latest version. So, brace yourself to see what this car can offer to liven up to its famous name.
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2021 Chevrolet Corvette Exterior Facelift
One of the biggest changes in 2021 Chevrolet Corvette is the exterior, to be more precise it’s the color of the car. The latest Chevrolet Corvette will add two new colors, Silver Flare, and Red Mist Tintcoat. Since the previous Corvette has similar colors, these news exterior colors will replace them. The replaced exterior colors are Blade Silver Metalic and Long Beach Red Metallic Tintcoat.
The change in the newest Corvette mainly is in the colors. After the change in the exterior colors, the next is the colors of the stripes. There are eleven colors of stripes that will be added to the latest Chevrolet Corvette. Seven of the eleven colors are full-length stripes while the other four are Stringer graphics.
Those stripes colors can be contrast or matching with the body-color, so you will have several choices. Aside from the colors, this Chevrolet Corvette will have visible carbon fiber for the high wing and door intake.
2021 Chevrolet Corvette Interior
Like the exterior of the newest Corvette, the changes of the interior doesn’t further away from colors. Yellow with Sky Cool Gray, Jet Black Leather with Sky Cool Gray, and Suede Strike is the available color combination. But those color combinations are available only in the 3LT model of Chevrolet Corvette
In addition to the colors, the interior’s improvement also can be seen in this car’s features. The newest version of Chevy Corvette adds a wireless CarPlay support. Furthermore, this feature will not stop only in the 3LT model but also in the other trims such as 1LT, and 2LT.
With this feature, you can connect your iPhone to the car and use Apple’s car-centric interface without needing the USB cable. Another improvement for the interior of this car is the all-weather floor line. In this newest version of Chevrolet Corvette, the all-weather floor line will have Jake Skull logo which is the Corvette racing logo on it.
Asides from those improvements and changes, the Corvette still maintains the features from the previous version such as a Bose 10-speaker sound system, an 8.0-inch infotainment touchscreen, 12-inch diagonal color Driver Information Center, and HD Radio.
Performance and Engine Specs
The 2021 Chevrolet Corvette surprise people with its breakthrough for offering magnetic ride control suspension. Before this, when you want a clever suspension system that uses magnetorheological fluid, you need to check the Z15 package. Of course, you have to pay more to install this package in your car.
Beside magnetic ride control suspension, the Z15 package consists of Brembo brakes, electronic limited-slip differential and etc. And if you want to add this package, you have to pay $5,000. However, all of those now are just in the past.
Now, with the release of the Chevrolet Corvette, the magnetic ride control suspension become standalone. So, there is no need to buy a whole package and spend more.
Although there is a change in the magnetic ride control suspension, the overall performance doesn’t have any significant change. This Corvette will use C7’s aluminum spaceframe structure instead of making the new one. As for the engine, there are several options depending on the models of the Corvette car.
The first one is the 6.2 liter V-8. This engine used for the basic Corvette car and can muster up 500 horsepower. There is also the 5.5 liter V-8 with flat aircraft crank and DOHC design. This type of engine can deliver around 600 HP. The next type is twin-turbocharging which can reach approximately 800 HP.
And above all of those engines, the Corvette still has one super engine named Corvette-hybrid. This engine adds the electric motor to the axle front and employs the Twin-Turbo V8 for the rear. As a result, a hypercar-rivaling 1000 HP is produced.
2021 Chevrolet Corvette Price And Release Date
The newest Chevrolet Corvette will be available in several trims level. And each of the trims levels will have different prices. The first one is the base model. Its price is the cheapest compared to the other models. To get the base model of this Corvette, you need to pay approximately $60.000.
Although the price for the base models has been revealed, the price for the other trims levels is still unknown. But, certainly, it will cost more than $60.000 to own the newest Chevrolet Corvette in the higher trims level. And if you including the Z15 package or magnetic control ride suspension, then the prices will slightly increase.
As for the release date, the company schedules the newest Chevrolet Corvette will be out in September. However, if the coronavirus pandemic is still not over at that time, then the company may delay the release date.
2021 Chevrolet Corvette is a sports car that the fans have been waiting for. With the changes and improvement in this newest version, will it climb to the top position as the most favorite sports car? Well, let’s wait and see.