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Video: 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray driving experience

February 24, 2013

Following up on a series of videos Chevrolet is releasing on the new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, the company’s latest showcases the driving experience of the new ‘Vette, and the various components used to enhance that experience.

The last video the company showed outlined some of the background on the work and engineering that went into developing the new Stingray. This time, it’s all about the drive.

As previously reported, the new Corvette comes with a freshly made GM 6.2-litre ‘LT1’ naturally aspirated V8 engine. It produces 336kW of power and 609Nm of torque, resulting in 0-100km/h acceleration in under 4.0 seconds.

One of the biggest advancements for the new model, as outlined below, is the introduction of various electronics. The car adopts an electric power steering setup, an electronic limited-slip differential, and a new driver selector management with five driving modes.

Click play below for more details, it’s quite interesting. It shows the US is catching up to international standards in terms of sheer performance and handling.

 

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.