THE CORVETTE STORY: THE C6 ERA: 2005-2013 - Part 7
2012 New for 2012 · Chevrolet Centennial Edition package for all models, featuring Carbon Flash Metallic paint, satin-black graphics, satin-black wheels, unique badges, special-trimmed interior and Magnetic Selective Ride Control · New seat design with greater driver lateral support · optional microfiber inserts · New steering wheel with model-specific badges, streamlined switch trim and wrapped spokes · Padded center console and armrests standard on all trim levels · Contrasting color stitching in red, blue and yellow offered with the custom leather-wrapped interior · Available Bose Premium audio system with nine speakers · Reconfigured 2LT Trim level featuring a new Technology Package - head-up display, navigation with voice recognition, Bose premium audio, one-year SiriusXM satellite radio, USB iPod connection and input jacks, Bluetooth phone connection · Customer-selectable brake caliper color choices in red, yellow, silver or gray · New Carlisle Blue Metallic and Carbon Flash Metallic exterior colors Highlights Chevrolet will again elevate Corvette's performance capabilities, with a series of improvements for the 2012 model year that increase on-track performance and interior refinement. They include enhancements to the high-performance Z06 and ZR1 models (see separate releases) as well as interior upgrades across the Corvette lineup. Corvette also celebrates Chevrolet's performance heritage with the 2012 Chevrolet Centennial Edition Corvette, which features a sleek black color scheme, unique design elements and Corvette's sports car technology. The special package is inspired by Chevrolet's racing-bred foundation and is offered on all Corvette models for 2012. Corvette and Grand Sport models are powered by the 430-horsepower (321 kW) LS3 V-8, (436 hp with optional exhaust) while the racing-inspired Corvette Z06 is equipped with the 505- horsepower (377 kW) LS7 engine and built on a lightweight chassis. The Corvette ZR1 is powered by a unique, supercharged LS9 6.2L engine, and is the fastest, most powerful car ever offered by Chevrolet.