2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray – Release Date and Review

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray review

The new 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is perhaps one of the world’s best sports-car bargain thanks to its epic performance, easy-to-drive personality, and availability of advanced features. Some of the highlights that underpin its prowess in its class include an awesome engine power, remarkable value, a comfortable highway cruising, exceptional handling, race-track ready braking, and a well-built and well-appointed interior. The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 2017 release date should be expected sometime this fall, at least according to recent reports seen by our moles.

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray side view, yellow color, exterior, alloy wheels

Let’s be honest with each other at least this once. Cars like the 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and the likes of its breed aren’t cars you have the privilege to see on an everyday basis unless you live in exclusive places like Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, or Hollywood. Well, if it makes the cut out there and you’re really aching to see these vehicles sprawling the streets, you should probably be heading there to get a firsthand experience of what makes up a cool car.

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray spy shots

In addition to the previously-mentioned features, the new 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray comes with cutting-edge features, super-grade performance, and a sumptuous cabin lavished with plenty of extravagant features. Unlike most vehicles here, the new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 2017 virtually has no gripes. It’s no hype, but the new model is simply a world-class bargain.

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray convertible, side view, exterior,alloy wheels

Beneath the hood, both the new 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Stingray Z51 comes equipped with a 6.2L V8 boffo engine that’s capable of cranking out an impressive output rated at 455 horsepower and 460 lbs. ft. of torque. Fuel economy is also impressive relative to its counterparts and the EPA says we should expect the automatic-equipped model to check in at 16/29/20 mpg in the city/highway/combined.

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2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray exterior, rear view, taillights,, badges and tailpipe

Hot on its heels are vehicles such as the Porsche 911, BMW M4, Nissan GT-R, 2017 Dodge Viper, and the Porsche Cayman/ 718 Boxster. The 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster price starts from $56,000. Some of the highlights it offers include excellent fuel economy and power, a soft-top with an incredible 10-seconds opening, precise and nimble, and an incredible PDK transmission system. In terms of power, the Porsche 718 Boxster 2017 comes equipped with two engines: a new turbocharged 2.0L engine rated at 300 horsepower and 280 lbs. ft. of torque, and a 2.5L turbocharged four-cylinder engine good for 350 horsepower and 309 pounds-feet of torque. The latter powertrain comes fitted under the hood of the 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster S model.

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray exterior, white color, front view, badges and headlights

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Review of Trims

Three trims are available for the 2017 Chevrolet Stingray: 1LT, 2LT, and 3LT. The same trims are offered for the Stingray Z51 model. All models are available in both coupe and convertible body styles. The 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 review is offered elsewhere on this blog.

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray front view, headlights and alloy wheels

Exterior Chevrolet Corvette Stingray colors: Long Beach Red Metallic, Daytona Sunrise Orange Metallic, Blade Silver Metallic, Laguna Blue Metallic, Torch Red, Black, Shark Gray Metallic, and Arctic White. Modest changes should be expected on its release date.

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Interior & Exterior Changes

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray interior,steering wheel, gear shift knob, dashboard

Some of the standard features offered for the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 1LT model include a power tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, Brembo brakes, an eight-way power front seat, smartphone app connectivity, leather upholstery, xenon headlights, nineteen-inch rear wheels and eighteen-inch front wheels, an auxiliary audio jack, a rearview camera, dual USB ports, Bluetooth connectivity, cruise control, automatic dual-zone climate control, and a power-closing trunk.

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2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray convertible, leather seats

The top-of-the-line Corvette Stingray 3LT model comes equipped with an interior-color instrument panel, a navigation system, adaptive suspension dampers, upgraded traction management system, a Z51 style rear spoiler, heated and ventilated seats, rearview auto-dimming mirrors, a 10-speaker Bose audio system, and premium leather upholstery.

Specifications

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray auto show, red color, frontview, headlights

Wheelbase: 106.7 in
Length: 176.9 in
Width: 73.9 in
Passenger volume: N/A
Cargo volume: 15.0 cu.ft.
Curb weight: 3506 lb
Top Speed: 215-220 mph
0-60: 4.1 sec
MPG: 16/29 mpg
Available Exterior Colors: Arctic White, Black, Blade Silver Metallic, Corvette Racing Yellow Tintcoat, Daytona Sunrise Orange Metallic, Laguna Blue Metallic Tintcoat, Long Beach Red Metallic Tintcoat, Night Race Blue Metallic, Shark Gray Metallic, Torch Red …
Towing Capacity: N/A

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Engine Specs

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray engine

As mentioned above, both the 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Stingray Z51 come equipped with a 6.2L V8 engine rated at 455 horsepower and 460 lbs. ft. of torque. The default transmission system is the seven-speed manual.

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 coupe 0-60 mph takes around 4.1 seconds when equipped with the manual transmission system.

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Price & Release Date

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray release date

Rumors allege the new vehicle is set to go for sale his fall with a base price starting from around $55,400.

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2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray front angle, headlights and grille

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray exterior, yellow color, front view, headlights and grille

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray side view, green color, alloy wheels

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray convertible, blue color, headlights, grille and badges

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray side view, taillights and alloy wheels

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray side view, red color, exterior, alloy wheels and headlights

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray exterior, rear view, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray rear angle, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray rear view, red color, taillights and alloy wheels

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray interior, leather seats, steering wheel

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray interior, lcd screen