By William Maley
Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com
April 26, 2013
Chevrolet has announced the pricing for the new 2014 Corvette Stingray and Corvette Stingray Convertible today. The 2014 Corvette Stingray will sticker at a base price of $52,990*, while the 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible will start at $57,990* (Prices include a $995 destination charge). Compared to the 2013 Corvette prices, the 2014 Corvette Stingray prices are a modest increase of $1,400 for the coupe and $2,395 for the convertible.
Standard equipment includes eight-way power seats, configurable driver and infotainment screens, Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system,, nine-speaker Bose audio system, Bluetooth, keyless access with push-button start, and power tilt/telescopic steering wheel. Corvette Stingray Convertibles get aelectric top that can be lowered using the key fob as standard equipment.
If you're wondering how much you can spend on a Corvette Stingray, Chevrolet uses the 2014 red Corvette Stingray shown at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show as an example. As equipped, 2014 red Corvette Stingray costs $73,360 with these options listed below,
- 3LT interior package, with leather-wrapped interior ($8,005)
- Z51 Performance Package ($2,800)
- Competition sports seats ($2,495)
- Exposed-carbon-fiber roof panel ($1,995)
- Magnetic Ride Control with Performance Traction Management ($1,795)
- Dual-mode exhaust system ($1,195)
- Carbon fiber interior trim ($995)
- Sueded, microfiber-wrapped upper interior trim ($995)
- Red-painted calipers ($595)
- Black-painted wheels ($495)
The 2014 Corvette Stingray arrives at dealers later this summer.
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2014 Corvette Stingray Starts at $51,995
DETROIT –The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray coupe will have a suggested starting retail price of $51,995, and the Corvette Stingray Convertible will start at $56,995. Both prices include a $995 destination fee, but exclude tax, title, and license.
"The 2014 Corvette Stingray perfectly embodies Chevrolet's mission to deliver more than expected for our customers," said Chris Perry, vice president, Chevrolet marketing. "The Corvette Stingray delivers a combination of performance, design and technology that very few manufacturers can match, and none can even come close for $52,000."
Standard features on the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray include:
-Seating with lightweight magnesium frames for exceptional support, and 8-way power adjustment
-Five-position Drive Mode Selector that tailors up to 12 vehicle attributes
-New seven-speed manual transmission with Active Rev Matching
-6.2L LT1 V-8 engine with direct injection, Active Fuel Management, continuously variable valve timing and an advanced combustion system
-Carbon fiber hood on all models, and a carbon fiber removable roof panel on coupes
-Aluminum frame that is 99 pounds lighter (40 kg) and 57 percent stiffer than previous model's structure
-Advanced high-intensity discharge (HID) and light-emitting diode (LED) lighting
-Dual, eight-inch configurable driver/infotainment screens, with next-generation Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system and rear vision camera
-Bose 9-speaker audio system with SiriusXM radio, Bluetooth connectivity, USB and SD card and auxiliary input jack
-Keyless access with push-button start
-Power tilt/telescope steering wheel
-An all-new, fully electronic top on the convertibles, that can be lowered remotely using the key fob
As shown at the North American International Auto Show, the Stingray coupe fitted with the major available options would be $73,360, including:
-3LT interior package, with leather-wrapped interior ($8,005)
-Z51 Performance Package ($2,800)
-Competition sports seats ($2,495)
-Exposed-carbon-fiber roof panel ($1,995)
-Magnetic Ride Control with Performance Traction Management ($1,795)
-Dual-mode exhaust system ($1,195)
-Carbon fiber interior trim ($995)
-Sueded, microfiber wrapped upper interior trim ($995)
-Red-painted calipers ($995)
-Black-painted wheels ($495)
The 3LT interior package includes: Bose, 10-speaker surround-sound audio system; SiriusXM radio with one-year subscription and HD radio receiver; color head-up display; memory package; navigation system; heated and ventilated seats with power lumbar and bolster adjustment; premium Napa leather seating surfaces; and leather-wrapped dash and instrument panel, console and door panels.
The Z51 Performance Package includes: high-performance gear ratios; transmission-cooling system; larger 19-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels and tires; larger, slotted rotors and brake-cooling ducts; Performance Traction Management; electronic limited-slip differential and differential cooling system; unique chassis tuning; and available Magnetic Ride Control active-handling system with Performance Traction management. Equipped with the Z51 package, the Corvette Stingray is capable of accelerating from 0 – 60 mph in under four seconds, and more than 1 g in cornering.