Chevrolet Corvette C2 StingRay
It’s no secret that American manufacturers respect every legend they produce years ago, if not decades earlier. The same is true with Chevrolet Corvette StingRay 1963 – 1967. Let’s take a closer look at this amazing car. In due time about 118000 models of the described car were produced, which has a unique appearance.
It is said that the chief designer of Chevrolet Corporation used to fish and, noticing a shark, came up with a form for his future brainchild. The second car he produced was shaped like a Stingray. The described model was also worked on by the employees of company Ford. The whole model range is Chevrolet Corvette.
A sports car is characterized by many easily recognizable features. For example, it has retractable headlights, double tail lamps. Our car can have both a coupe and a convertible body. The body is lightweight and made of fibreglass. It is attached directly to the frame.
The glass behind the car is separate in the compartment, which is very original. The front wheels on top are characterized by the presence of elevations, which also emphasizes the individuality of the car. The sports car has an external exhaust pipe. The sizes of the car: 4455 millimeters in length, 1772 millimeters in width, 1274 millimeters in height. The car weighs 1335 kg.
The car is a two-seater car. There is a fashionable three-spoke steering wheel, gearbox lever. Also the car has a stylish speedometer.
This sports car has a 6.5-litre gasoline engine with an output of up to 426 hp. With two people in the cabin, the car is able to gain a speed of one hundred kilometers per hour from scratch in 5.8 seconds. With the Big Block, the power increases to 436 horsepower. There are similar “Corvettes”, with an engine capacity of 6.3 liters and four carburetors. They have a capacity of up to 560 horsepower as in the BMW M5.
Complete sets and prices
Buying a Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray today is very difficult. This can be done individually for $235616.00. However, today it is much easier to buy a Corvette C7 and it costs $71640.00!
We advise you to read the article: Chevrolet Corvette history