THE C6 ERA: 2005-2013 continued
Grand Sport models - offered in coupe and convertible - combine the Corvette's LS3-based powertrain with wide-body styling, a wider track and a racing-bred suspension for a distinctive model that delivers greater handling performance, with wider wheels and tires; revised shock, stabilizer bar and spring specifications; and specific gearing. Corvette design · Two body styles - coupe and convertible - are available with Corvette and Corvette Grand Sport. · Two new exterior colors for 2012: Carlisle Blue Metallic and Carbon Flash Metallic (Chevrolet Centennial edition only). Also offered are Arctic White, Blade Silver Metallic, Inferno Orange Metallic, Velocity Yellow Tintcoat, Torch Red, Supersonic Blue Metallic,Cyber Gray and Crystal Red Tintcoat. · An available Heritage package for Grand Sport models adds iconic front fender hash marks offered in four colors and seat embroidery. · Lightweight, composite body panels are a technology hallmark of the Corvette. · New customer-selectable brake caliper colors offered in red, yellow, silver and gray. The complete list of content and special features for the Grand Sport includes: · Wider front and rear fenders - including specific front fenders with integrated Grand Sport badges. · Z06-style front splitter and tall rear spoiler. · Functional brake ducts and extra cooling.. · Eighteen-inch front and 19-inch rear wheels; silver-painted standard; competition gray and chrome optional. · Large 275/35ZR18 tires in front and 325/30ZR19 tires in the rear. · Z06-size brakes, including 14-inch (355 mm) front rotors with six-piston calipers and 13.4-inch (340 mm) rear rotors with four-piston calipers. · Specific manual transmission gear ratios. · Specific rear axle ratio on automatic-equipped models. Chevrolet Centennial Edition Special Edition · Offered exclusively in Carbon Flash Metallic with satin-black graphics · Special badges that signify Chevrolet's racing history, including a graphic logo featuring an image of Louis Chevrolet on the B-pillars, the wheel center caps and the center of the steering wheel. · The historic Corvette crossed flags badge contains a small adaptation, with “100” in place of the traditional fleur-de-lis symbol, only for the Centennial Edition. · Unique Centennial Satin Black wheels, sized specifically to the respective Corvette models, including 18-inch/19-inch for Coupe, Convertible and Grand Sport; and 19-inch/20-inch for Z06 and ZR1. · Red brake calipers. · Magnetic Selective Ride Control is standard. · Ebony leather-wrapped instrument panel and doors complimented by red stitching also on the steering wheel, seats, console and shifter.