The 2014 Corvette: A Refined Brand-New Bargain

2014 Corvette Stingray at Les Stanford Chevrolet the Corvette KingThe road-ready adventurous driver will find the 2014 Corvette with increased get-up-and-go with 30 more horses than its predecessor.  Also, the return of the iconic stingray emblem after a 30-year absence is on both the convertible and coupe. Compared to previous Corvettes, this vehicle is more sturdy, 100 pounds lighter, aluminum versus steel frame, restyled exterior and interior.  Engineering had the driver’s optimal comfort in mind as the C7 was basically overhauled inside and out.  This model is described as fun, fast, and refined.  The Corvette continues its tradition as a luxurious sports car.  The engine sounds somewhat like a race-car, and the steering column is said to resemble that found in race car makes.

The seats are supportive buckets, and sueded seat inserts can be added by the owner. High-resolution displays make operating this car easy on the eyes.  Heated mirrors and seats help soften the cold conditions of a northern winter.  The infotainment system includes satellite radio, so little need to find a new dial position every so often when on a long-distance road trip.  Notable with Chevy, and available with the Corvette, is the OnStar emergency communication system.  This too has earned an excellent reputation since its inception.

The C7 has seating for two.  The drive train is rear-wheel drive, and makes come with either 6-speed manual or automatic transmission.  The road-ready driver will find the 2014 Chevy Corvette reliable, refined…and at Les Stanford Chevrolet, the Corvette King!

The Smoking Hot 2014 Corvette

2014 corvette stingray gaugeThe new 2014 Corvette was built by world class engineers in an effort to create a lightweight car with power and performance. This lightweight performance car has optimal handling and acceleration with five distinct driver modes.  The 2014 Corvette was named the North American car of the year. This muscle car comes with 460 horsepower and 465 pounds of torque and will accelerate from zero to sixty in 3.8 seconds. This is the most powerful Corvette built to date and gets an EPA of 29 highway miles.

Chevrolet Complete Care is included in every Corvette sold. This includes oil changes, filter changes, tire rotation and a 27 point vehicle inspection.

This beauty of a car comes in black, torch red, artic white, blade silver metallic, cyber grey metallic, night race blue, laguna blue, velocity yellow, and crystal red.

The 2014 Corvette comes standard with two eight-inch HD color displays, eight way power seat adjustments with leather surfaces and a choice of three seat color options. Some of the other standard features include power tilt and telescoping steering option, keyless access with push start, rear vision camera and driver mode selection. With a seven speed manual transmission and launch control anyone would be exceptionally happy, not to mention the nine-speaker Bose audio system that comes standard.

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The Corvette C7: A Reason to Get Excited

2014CorvetteStingrayAlthough the right hand drive model has been delayed for release, for everyone in the left hand drive world it might be time to take a look at the new Corvette Stingray.

The seventh generation of Corvettes, this is not your dad’s Corvette, featuring a newly revamped 455 horsepower engine and a 3.8 second zero to sixty time making it competitive with the European supercars. Gone are the signature circular rear lights, replaced with a look that is half classic Stingray and half Lamborghini. A carbon fiber hood and NASA-designed aerogel keep the weight down and the gas mileage high with an average of 26 miles to the gallon.

The interior is just as impressive as the exterior with the 3LT package offering a leather wrapped control panel, door panels, and dashboard. The seats feature Napa Leather and have seat heating and cooling systems. The C7 also features a convertible model with no compromises to any of the standard features and a top that can open at speeds up to 30 miles per hour, which means never having to pull over again.

For those looking for a fully tailored car, Corvette allows you to customize almost every detail of the car from seat color down to brake color.

Named the 2014 Automobile Magazine Auto of the Year, the Corvette C7 Stingray is too good to pass over. To get yours, head to Les Stanford Chevrolet, America’s Corvette King!

The New and Improved 2014 Corvette Aims to Please

2014 Corvette Stingray at Les Stanford ChevroletDesigners have managed to make the 2014 Corvette even more appealing than in years past.  Designers focused on fine-tuning the body and redesigning the interior to a first class status level. The cars interior has a center stack loaded with high tech features.  The 8-inch touchscreen display that uses the MyLink electronic interface system is top of the line.

Audio apps, smart phones and a gauge cluster that owners can customize are prominent upgrades to the 2014 Corvette.  An audio jack, two USB ports and a nine-speaker Bose system as well as other gadgets keep the car trendy. Suede or leather upholstery stitched with leather adds a touch of stylishness to the sporty automobile.

Seat support has improved and customers have the option of an upgraded competition style seat. The 6.2-liter V8 motor under the hood of the revamped angular shaped Corvette is impressive.  The engine cranks out approximately 455 horsepower and 460 pound of torque.  The use of new direct fuel injection technology has boosted both the cars power and fuel mileage.

Owners can choose from a six speed automatic or a seven speed manual transmission. The body of the car has a refined suspension and a stiffer aluminum frame that has proven to increase its safety in crash tests. Larger tires are one of many tweaks made on the 2014 model.  Drivers can expect to feel more power with a smoother ride, while the cars road grip and handling remain incredible.

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2014 Automobile of the Year – the Corvette Stingray

2014 corvette stingray gaugeThe engineers started from square one when designing the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray.  Their revolutionary use of a lightweight, aluminum space frame, combined with carbon fiber and carbon-nano-composite components reduce weight in order to achieve the ultimate in handling and acceleration.  With a 0 – 60 mph time of 3.8 seconds the 2014 Corvette is the fastest, most powerful, standard Corvette ever made.

The 2014 Corvette Stingray comes with a number of standard features, which would be extra on most high performance vehicles, including two 8-inch HD color displays, keyless access with push button start, rearview camera, and a 9-speaker Bose audio system.  There are many luxurious and performance driven optional features available as well such as custom leather interiors, larger front and rear rims, larger front brakes, a specially designed aero package to reduce lift and increase high-speed handling, and a color heads up display.

The 6.2L V-8 small block engine standard in every model of the 2014 Corvette Stingray is capable of 460 hp when matched with the Z51 high performance package, and is still able to achieve an environmentally friendly EPA estimated 29 mpg highway average.  Interior comforts such as optional heated/vented seats, 8-way power Nappa leather seats, navigation system, and a universal home remote all combine to make the Stingray as comfortable and stylish as it is powerful.  Driver safety has not been overlooked either and includes both driver and passenger airbags, 4-wheel ABS, and a traction control system.

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The 2014 Corvette – A Sting To European Power and Luxury

2014 Corvette Stingray at Les Stanford Chevrolet the Corvette KingThe brand new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is simply a masterpiece of American engineering and design.  The sleek new Corvette boasts a brand new body inspired by the classic Stingray design of the sixties and seventies.  Corvette loyalists may sneer at the new design, but this Stingray body provides a perfectly balanced 50/50 weight distribution for maximum performance on the road and track.

Not short on power, the 2014 Corvette Stingray comes with a tried and true 6.2-liter small block V8, that produces 460 horsepower and 465 lb-ft of torque.  With a curb weight of only 3,298 pounds, this engine rockets the Corvette to 60 mph in just 3.8 seconds.  Handling all of this power is a superb seven speed transmission that helps the Corvette achieve 29 mpg on the highway.  Potential buyers can opt for the seven speed manual or seven speed dual-clutch transmission.

The Corvette has always been a car that delivers great performance for the money, but consistently fell short on the interior.  Especially when compared to its European rivals, the Corvette interior left everyone wanting more.  The new Stingray changes all of that and provides buyers with a truly luxurious European inspired interior.  All of the surfaces are made with high quality material and are soft to the touch. The feel of the leather steering wheel and bucket racing seats truly make the driver feel like they are in a top of the line performance car.  The ability to select five different driving modes allows the driver to adjust the driving characteristics of the Stingray to its environment.  If the clouds decide to open up, the driver can select weather mode.  If you’re at the the track and want some more thrills, one can easily put the ‘Vette into track mode.

This is definitely a new direction for the Corvette.  Chevrolet has created a car that can compete with the best performance cars in world, especially its European rivals.  The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray represents American ingenuity at its finest and will put a smile on the face of anyone who drives it.  See for yourself with a test drive at Les Stanford Chevrolet, America’s Corvette King!

Ready for a NEW, new Corvette?

2015 Corvette Z06Did you enjoy the release of the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray the Detroit auto show this year?  Then get ready! Another Corvette will make its debut at the show in January!

Last week, General Motors revealed plans to unveil the 2015 Corvette Z06 at the North American International Auto Show. The automaker said it expects to begin production on the new high-performance sports car, designed to appeal to racing enthusiasts and speed-thirty sports car fans, in late 2014.

GM’s statement said of the vehicle, “It will be the most track-capable Corvette ever, designed to deliver supercar levels of performance through unique power train, chassis and aerodynamic features.”

While actual specs and statistics are still under wraps, obviously, rumor has it that the new Z06 could pack as much as 600 horsepower from a V8 engine of some sort. Possibilities include a twin-turbo 4.5-liter, normally aspirated 6.2-liter and 7.0-liter options, or a supercharged 6.2-liter V8.

The 2015 Z06could possibly be the best Corvette ever.  So stay tuned.  You’re sure to find this amazing vehicle at Les Stanford Chevrolet, the Corvette King!

The New Sporty 2014 Corvette Models

2014 Corvette Stingray C7 at Les Stanford ChevroletChevrolet is one of the top vehicle makers in the world, and the Corvette has always been one of consumers favorite sports car models on the market from year to year. The 2014 Corvette is no different from the ones in the past in this aspect. It takes all the quality aspects of Chevrolet and the Corvette and makes it even better.

There are two styles of the 2014 Corvette available on the market, and they are the 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe and the 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible. This gives consumers the option for a hardtop Corvette or convertible. This new model of the Corvette was tested for speed, and on the test track, the 2014 Corvette went from zero miles per hour to sixty miles per hour in only 3.8 seconds. This makes the new 2014 Corvette one of the fastest vehicles on the market.

The 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe comes with a 460 horsepower V8 engine for all of the consumers that enjoy their car to have to extra powerful kick. Another aspect of the new 2014 Corvette will appear to anyone on the market for a new car. In today’s society, gas prices have sky rocketed from what they were in the past, and the Corvette Stingray Coupe helps with this problem, because it gets around 29 miles per gallon of gas when driven on the highway.

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The 60th Anniversary Edition- Corvette’s Royal Experience

2013 Chevy Corvette at Les Stanford ChevroletThe 2013 Chevrolet Corvette is the ultimate sports car for two. The Corvette comes in a number of options for a coupe, convertible or the upgraded 427, Z06 and ZR1 models. The 60th anniversary package is available on all 2013 Corvettes and features bright white exterior paint with a leather and suede interior.

The round shape of the fenders is the signature style of the Chevrolet Corvette for the past 60 years. The upgraded models have additional options for dramatic features for the body. The two types of exteriors available are the coupe or convertible. The coupe has a small fixed roof panel that connects and holds to the glass windshield. The convertible comes with removable roof panels that fold easily in the trunk.

The interior is designed to accommodate daily and short high performance drives on the racetrack or road with added comforts and innovative designs for a royal experience. A padded center console, arm rests and other cushioned areas provide a softer driving touch and feel.

The steering wheel has a specific badge in the middle depending on the model selected. The steering wheel is relatively small to the dashboard and the measurements are easy to view. The steering wheel also has small and accessible switches for quick control of the vehicle. To get in the Corvette and drive, unlock the side door with a key and then start the engine using a small switch inside.

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Classy American Corvette

2013 Chevy Corvette at Les Stanford ChevroletThe classy American Corvette is known for its name. The latest 2013 model is a convertible but has all the bells and whistles for the diehard Corvette car owner. The Corvette stills gets 26 MPG highway miles. It reaches 0-60 mph in under 4 seconds and comes with the classic 430 horse power engine.

The Magnetic Selective Ride Control feature makes the ride so much more enjoyable on twisty roads. The Corvette stills comes with the standard 6 speed manual transmission but it can be upgraded to the 6 speed paddle shift automatic transmission. However, the standard 6 speed manual transmission allows the engine to operate more efficiently.
The 2013 Corvette is also known for its amazing safety features. The Active Handling feature helps keep the car on the road in bad weather. The run flat tires will keep the Corvette moving even on low air pressure until the tire can be fixed. The 2013 Corvette is equipped with frontal and side impact air bags for ultimate protection. Last but not least, OnStar is available on the new 2013 Corvette.

The most impressive feature of the 2013 Corvette is ecologic. For example, many of the low-mass materials used inside and outside of the Corvette help reduce the engine workload. New engine oils have improved viscosity characteristics, which in return has contributed to a better fuel economy.

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