THE CORVETTE STORY: THE C6 ERA: 2005-2013 - Part 6
2010 New for 2010 · Exterior color Torch Red returns · Z06 model now offered in all eight standard exterior colors · Launch control is standard with all manual-transmission models · Revised six-speed automatic paddle shift control allows easier return to automatic mode · Side air bags standard on all models · New interior console trim patterns · Optional crossed-flags logo embroidery for seats · Convertible models include tall rear spoiler from the Z06 · Cashmere interior offered on Z06 and ZR1 · Z06 3LZ package now includes power sport seats and power passenger seat Model Lineup Corvette Coupe & Convertible   Engines:  Standard - 6.2L V-8 (LS3)   Transmissions: Standard -  6-spd. Manual, Optional -6-spd. paddle shift automatic Corvette Z06   Engines:  Standard - 7.0L V-8 (LS7)   Transmissions: Standard - 6-spd. Manual The growing Corvette lineup for 2010 includes the Corvette coupe and Corvette convertible, each powered by the 430-horsepower (321 kW) LS3 V-8, and the racing-inspired Corvette Z06. Equipped with the 505-horsepower (377 kW) LS7 engine and built on a lightweight chassis, the Z06 is a street- going descendent of the championship-winning Corvette racing program. Also available for 2010 is the all-new Grand Sport model, evoking one of the most storied names in Corvette history; and the Corvette ZR1. Equipped with a unique, supercharged LS9 6.2L engine, the ZR1 is the fastest, most powerful car ever offered by Chevrolet.