With its smooth easy-to-drive nature, advanced technologies, and supercar-grade performance, the fresh Chevrolet Corvette 2018 just might be the world’s best sports-car bargain. A couple of its strengths include a bespoke interior, remarkable value, coupe’s roomy cargo area, comfortable and serene highway cruiser, racetrack-ready braking, awesome V8 power, and exceptional handling. Its date of release is expected early next year.
For 2018, the new Corvette gains numerous minor trim changes, power-operated trunk, a leather-wrapped flat-bottomed steering wheel, a front-view parking cameras for higher trims, adaptive suspension dampers, and the new race-inspiring Z06 C7.R Edition.
You definitely need to stay in Los Angeles if you want to get the real definition of cool cars. If it makes a handsome cut out here, it’ll be worth the stay. The Beverly Hills and Hollywood streets are laden with numerous specimens of extravagant cars including the Corvette. It’s especially notable that the previous generation Corvette didn’t really make a cut, however, the existing generation has quickly evolved and transformed into a common sight in the car-snob capital of the country.
It beats logic as to how a car can get better than the Corvette. The previous model came equipped with a gonzo engine rated at 650 horsepower and an eight-speed automatic transmission system. The Corvette boasts of a sumptuous cabin that’s finally up to snuff, top-notch performance, upscale technologies and cutting edge features.
Unlike the prior models, the 2018 model has virtually no downsides and terming it an award-winning bargain can be considered appropriate. You can get it in either a soft-top convertible or a removable-roof coupe, with an automatic transmission system or the proper seven-speed manual.
The ‘Vette puts up s strong battlefront against its bogeys. They include the 2018 Porsche 911, 2018 Dodge Viper, 2018 Porsche Boxster and Cayman, and 2018 Nissan GT-R. In our own view, the car snobs of Los Angles and Santa Monica have finally got this one exactly right, the 2018 Chevrolet Corvette is simply awesome.
Available Trims – Chevrolet Corvette
Offered in both coupe and convertible versions, the new 2018 Chevrolet Corvette comes in base, Stingray, Stingray Z06 or Z51 variants. Moreover, the Stingray is split further into several sub-trims: 1LT, 2LT, and 3LT. In 1LZ, 2LZ, and 3LZ is the Z06 trim. The 2018 Chevrolet Corvette Zora ZR1 is reviewed separately.
Exterior Changes & Interior Colors – 2018 Chevrolet Corvette
Some of the features available on the 1LT sub-trim include xenon headlights, automatic climate control (dual-zone), telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, a power-closing trunk, Brembo brakes, and leather upholstery.
Every Stingray comes equipped with heated and ventilated seats, auto-dimming rearview and side-view mirrors, a 10-speaker sound system, driver memory settings, a cargo shade, parking front-view cameras, and side bolster adjustments.
The ‘Vette 3LT versions come standard with Corvette’s unique Performance Date Recorder, a navigation system, synthetic-suede upper interior trim, leather upholstery, and performance summer tires.
The Z06 comes with a unique front grille, a sport-tuned suspension, a supercharged engine, heads-up display, unique exterior and interior accents, a carbon-fiber hood, larger brakes, enhanced front splitter, and wider rear and front fenders.
Options include a larger rear spoiler with a fixed “wickerbeill” extension, rocker panels along the front splitter, larger carbon-ceramic brake rotors, special tires, adjustable see-through center section.
Engine Specs – 2018 Chevrolet Corvette
A 6.2L V8 driving the rear wheels is rated at 456hp and 460 lbs. of torque, and comes equipped on both the 2018 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Stingray Z51. The seven-speed manual transmission system is standard. Also, an eight-speed automatic transmission system is offered. Both systems comes fitted with a launch control mode.
The manual-equipped ‘Vette returns fuel consumption ratings of 17/22/29 mpg in the city/combined/highway. The automatic brings them down to 16/29/20.
Gaining a supercharged 6.2L V8 engine is the Z06 engine rated at 650 hp and 650 lbs. of torque. EPA ratings for the redesigned Chevy Corvette Z06 are 16/21/18 mpg in the city/highway/combined whilst using the manual transmission. 13/24/17 mpg are for the automatic version.
Release Date & Price – 2018 Chevrolet Corvette
With all the sleek features and technology galore the new 2018 Chevrolet Corvette offers, you will be amazed at how Chevrolet has made it pocket-friendly. The Stingray w/LT will only cost you an MSRP of $55,400, while the upscale Z06 w/3LZ is priced at $88,345. Its date of release is expected early next year.