The 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Specs are Sure to Impress

August 24th, 2015 by

2016 corvetteFor over half a century, the Chevrolet Corvette has been the pinnacle of performance. The 2016 Chevrolet Corvette specs maintain the level of storied excellence this model is known for, with well-rounded and world-class performance from front to back.

2016 Chevrolet Corvette Performance

Whether you choose the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray or the new Corvette Z06, you’ll enjoy the precise and powerful result that comes from attention to every detail.

  • Engines: The standard engine on the Corvette Stingray is a 6.2L V8 engine that pumps 455 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels. These numbers improve to 460 hp and 465 lb-ft of torque when you opt for the performance exhaust system. Those who decide on the high-performance Corvette Z06 will get a supercharged 6.2L V8 that makes an amazing 650 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque.
  • Acceleration: Expect the Corvette Stingray to sprint to 60 mph in a swift four seconds, while the Z06 should be able to hit 60 mph in an amazing three seconds.
  • Transmissions: The standard transmission on both of these models is a seven-speed manual with automatic rev-matching technology. There’s also an eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters available.
  • Suspension: The Stingray is incredibly responsive to conditions on the ground with a swift suspension that uses Magnetic Selective Ride Control, a damping system capable of interpreting the terrain and adjusting in less than 15 milliseconds. The Z06 comes with a customizable suspension with Standard Magnetic Ride technology that adapts to the road in as little as 10 milliseconds. There’s also standard eLSD, which helps make driving dynamics even more stable and responsive to keep you riding smooth and tight around corners in a variety of conditions.

Experience the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Specs for Yourself

It’s only when you get behind the wheel of the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette that you’ll really understand what its impeccable performance specs. It will soon be available at Tom Gill Chevrolet. Contact our team to find out when you can test-drive the new Corvette or to get more information about its specs.