2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Indy 500 Pace Car

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Indy 500 Pace Car 2 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Indy 500 Pace Car

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Indy 500 Pace Car 5 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Indy 500 Pace Car

The Corvette Stingray is currently in its 7th generation. The 2014 Stingray is going to be the 500 Pace car. It is going to be featured on “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” on May 26th 2013. This event is going to happen in Indianapolis Motor Speedway and it is going to mark the 12th time Corvette has been featured as the Pace Car. The first time that happened was in 1978. Corvette Stingray Pace car is not just one for the new generation, it is a car that marks the brand’s heritage- going all the way back to the earliest days of Corvette.

The car has been decked out in a beautiful Laguna Blue coat with the official Indianapolis 500 logo on the side. This car is different from the production model in the sense that it is going to feature some track mandated safety features. It is also going to be decked out with strobe lights. The car comes witha 6.2 L LT1 engine that has the direct fuel injection system, continuous valve timing, cylinder deactivation, Active fuel management, etc. The car can produce 450 hp of power with ease. These are the features this Pace 500 car is expected to have:

  • Carbon fiber interiors with an aluminium trim. Hand wrapped leather materials have also been used on the inside. \
  • Advanced driver technology, configurable and personalizable infotainment screen, five position drive mode selector, new seven speed manual transmission, Active Rev Matching, etc.
  • New seven speed manual transmission gearbox.
  • Car constructed with lightweight materials. The hood and the roof panel are made of carbon fiber.
  • High intensity discharge on the exterior. Light emitting diode, racing dynamics, low drag in order to improve efficiency and stability.

This car is worthy of being the Indianapolis 500- not just because of how good it looks but also because of the performance.


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