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2-Door Conv Automatic quattro Spyder V10
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
R8 2-Door Conv Automatic quattro Spyder V10 13 22 $161,634 $173,800
R8 2-Door Conv Automatic quattro Spyder V8 14 23 $127,875 $137,500
R8 2-Door Conv Manual quattro Spyder V10 12 19 $153,171 $164,700
R8 2-Door Conv Manual quattro Spyder V8 11 20 $119,412 $128,400
R8 2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro V10 13 22 $149,079 $160,300
R8 2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro V10 plus 13 22 $167,070 $179,645
R8 2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro V8 14 23 $115,320 $124,000
R8 2-Door Coupe Manual quattro V10 12 19 $140,616 $151,200
R8 2-Door Coupe Manual quattro V10 plus 12 19 $158,607 $170,545
R8 2-Door Coupe Manual quattro V8 11 20 $106,857 $114,900
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2-Door Conv w/1LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Corvette Stingray 2-Door Conv w/1LT 17 29 $52,780 $58,000
Corvette Stingray 2-Door Conv w/2LT 17 29 $52,780 $58,000
Corvette Stingray 2-Door Conv w/3LT 17 29 $52,780 $58,000
Corvette Stingray 2-Door Coupe w/1LT 17 29 $48,230 $53,000
Corvette Stingray 2-Door Coupe w/2LT 17 29 $48,230 $53,000
Corvette Stingray 2-Door Coupe w/3LT 17 29 $48,230 $53,000
Corvette Stingray 2-Door Z51 Conv w/1LT 17 29 $56,420 $62,000
Corvette Stingray 2-Door Z51 Conv w/2LT 17 29 $56,420 $62,000
Corvette Stingray 2-Door Z51 Conv w/3LT 17 29 $56,420 $62,000
Corvette Stingray 2-Door Z51 Coupe w/1LT 17 29 $51,870 $57,000
Corvette Stingray 2-Door Z51 Coupe w/2LT 17 29 $51,870 $57,000
Corvette Stingray 2-Door Z51 Coupe w/3LT 17 29 $51,870 $57,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$161,634
$52,780
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$173,800
$58,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$2897 / month
$967 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.2
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
German precision and handling combines with Italian power to create a superb supercar that's also fit for daily use. The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray sets a new benchmark for value among well-equipped, comfortable, high-performance sports cars.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seaters Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
37.5 37.90
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 55.20
Front Leg Room (in)
41 43.00
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 52.0
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.70
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.8 61.70
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 106.70
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75 73.90
Track Width, Front (in)
64.5 63.00
Length, Overall (in)
174.6 176.90
Height, Overall (in)
49 48.9
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
3.5 10.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14 13.3 x 0.90
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.4 12.6 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 37.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 12.0 - 16.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.53
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P295/30YR19 P285/35ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA XBK
Front Tire Size
P235/35YR19 P245/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA XBK
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3968 3362
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 11 19 x 10.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-10 Gas V8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
391 @ 6500 460 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA LT1
Displacement
5.2 L/318 6.2L/376
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
525 @ 8000 455 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
16 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 29
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.15 1.78
Trans Order Code
NA MEP
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Manual
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.52 0.42
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.69 2.66
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.46 3.42
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.30
Trans Type
7 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 2.90
Clutch Size (in)
- - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi R8 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Body Style
quattro Spyder Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Transverse Leaf Spring
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Transverse Leaf Spring
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Short/Long Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.2 (Est) 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 11.3

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