Chevy Releases Official Prices and New Photos of Corvette Grand Sport Photos

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Along with the announcement on the production of the 1,500,000th Corvette, General Motors today also confirmed pricing for its 2010MY Corvette Grand Sport models. The coupe version of the Grand Sport starts at $55,720 while its convertible counterpart from $59,530 with both prices including a $950 destination freight charge. The new Grand Sport combines the Corvette’s LS3-based powertrain with wide-body styling, a wider track, beefier Z06-size wheels and brakes and a race-spec suspension.

Corvette Grand Sport - CarscoopWith the standard exhaust system, the LS3 6.2-liter V8 engine is rated at 430 horsepower and 424 lb.-ft. of torque (575 Nm), however, customers can opt for a two-mode exhaust system that increases power ratings to 436HP and 428 lb.-ft. (580 Nm). The LS3 can be matted to either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission.

“The Corvette Grand Sport achieves a 0 – 60 time in less than four seconds, pulls 1.0g on the skid pad and still boasts an impressive 26 highway mpg,” said Karen Rafferty, Chevrolet Product Marketing Director. “These numbers are unmatched by any of Corvette’s competitors.”

List of special features for the Grand Sport:

  • Wider front and rear fenders – including specific front fenders with integrated Grand Sport badges
  • Z06-style front splitter and tall rear spoiler
  • Functional brake ducts and extra cooling
  • Unique 18-inch front and 19-inch rear wheels; painted finish standard and chrome finish optional
  • Large 275/35ZR18 tires in front and 325/30ZR19 tires in the rear
  • Z06-size brakes, including 14-inch (355 mm) front rotors with six-piston calipers and 13.4-inch (340 mm) rear rotors with four-piston calipers
  • Specific manual transmission gear ratios
  • Specific rear axle ratio on automatic-equipped models

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