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2018 Corvette Carbon 65 Edition

Ultimate carbon-fiber package for Grand Sport, Z06
Monday, April 10, 2017

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Carbon Black 65 Z06
Carbon Black 65 Z06

DETROIT -- Chevrolet is commemorating the 65th anniversary of the Corvette with a new Corvette Carbon 65 Edition offered on 2018 Grand Sport 3LT and Z06 3LZ models.

Limited to only 650 numbered vehicles globally, the distinctive Carbon 65 blends visible carbon-fiber exterior elements -- notably, a new carbon-fiber rear spoiler and quarter ducts -- with a new Ceramic Matrix Gray exterior color and special interior appointments, including a new carbon-fiber-rimmed steering wheel.

“Corvette is one of the most storied names in Chevrolet and sports car history, with a heritage few can match,” said Paul Edwards, U.S. vice president Chevrolet Marketing. “The new Carbon 65 Edition honors that legacy, while offering customers another unique, special-edition model that personalizes the ownership experience.”

The Carbon 65 Edition package (order code Z30) will include:

  • Available on Grand Sport 3LT and Z06 3LZ trims
  • Ceramic Matrix Gray exterior (blue top on Convertibles)
  • Unique fender stripes and door graphics
  • Black wheels with machined grooves paired with summer-only tires* (Cup-style wheels for Grand Sport and Blade-style wheels for Z06)
  • Blue brake calipers
  • Visible carbon-fiber ground effects, hood section and roof (Coupe models) or tonneau inserts (Convertible models)
  • New visible carbon-fiber spoiler (all models) and quarter intake ducts (Coupe)
  • Center caps with Carbon logo
  • Carbon Flash badges and outside mirrors
  • Jet Black suede-wrapped interior with blue stitching
  • Carbon-fiber steering wheel rim and gloss carbon-fiber interior trim
  • Competition Sport seats
  • Carbon 65 Edition sill plates

The Corvette Carbon 65 Edition package will cost $15,000 and will be available this summer, along with the rest of the 2018 Corvette lineup.

WHAT’S NEW FOR 2018 CORVETTE

2018 Corvette Stingray

  • New standard 19-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels paired with summer-only tires*. Derived from the Z51 package, they replace the previous 18-inch/19-inch standard wheels.
  • Five new wheel options, including Torque and Motorsport designs, are paired with summer-only tires*.
  • Magnetic Ride Control is offered as a stand-alone option.
  • Revised interior color breakup on 2LT trim.

2018 Corvette Grand Sport

  • Ceramic brakes are offered without the Z07 Performance Package.
  • Satin black center stripe is available with the Heritage Package.
  • Revised interior color breakup on 2LT trim.

2018 Corvette Z06

  • Two new wheel choices are Black Z06 wheel with yellow stripe and Pearl Nickel Blade design (paired with summer-only tires*).
  • Gray interior available.

All 2018 models

  • HD digital radio is standard.
  • Available Performance Data Recorder -- Cosworth Toolbox offers four additional data channels: individual wheel speeds, individual suspension displacements, yaw rate and intake and ambient air temperatures.
  • Improved rear-view camera image features higher resolution and wider angle.
  • Enhanced Head-Up Display rotation setting.
  • Ceramic Matrix Gray replaces Sterling Blue in the exterior color palette.
  • Spice Red convertible top.
  • Spice Red interior offered on 3LT and 3LZ trims.
  • Jet black suede-wrapped interior includes carbon-fiber-rimmed steering wheel and gloss carbon-fiber interior trim.
  • New interior color stitching packages (red/yellow/blue) offered on 3LT and 3LZ trims.

*Do not use summer-only tires in winter conditions, as it would adversely affect vehicle safety, performance and durability. Use only GM-approved tire and wheel combinations. Unapproved combinations may change the vehicle’s performance characteristics. For important tire and wheel information, go to my.chevrolet.com/learn/tires or see your dealer.

2018 CORVETTE STINGRAY

Carbon Fiber wheels
Carbon Fiber wheels
FAST FACT
Corvette marks 65 years of production in 2018. Only 300 were built in 1953, each of them Polo White with a red interior.

BASE PRICE
$55,495 Coupe
$59,495 Convertible

EPA VEHICLE CLASS
Coupe with removable roof panel or Convertible

NEW FOR 2018

  • Standard 19-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels. Derived from the Z51 package, they replace the previous 18-inch/19-inch standard wheels
  • Five new wheel options, including Torque and Motorsport designs
  • Magnetic Ride Control offered as a stand-alone option
  • Revised interior color breakup on 2LT trim includes instrument panel color
  • HD digital radio standard
  • Available Performance Data Recorder/Cosworth Toolbox offers four additional data channels: individual wheel speeds, individual suspension displacements, yaw rate and intake and ambient air temperatures
  • Improved rear-view camera image
  • Enhanced Head-Up Display rotation setting
  • Ceramic Matrix Gray replaces Sterling Blue in the exterior color palette
  • Spice Red convertible top
  • Spice Red interior offered on 3LT and 3LZ trims
  • Jet Black sueded-wrapped interior includes carbon rim steering wheel and gloss carbon fiber interior trim
  • New interior color stitching packages (Red/ yellow / new blue) offered on 3LT and 3LZ trims

VEHICLE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Offered in 1LT, 2LT and 3LT trims
  • Lightweight materials, including an aluminum frame; carbon fiber hood and removable roof panel; composite fenders, doors and rear quarter panels; carbon-nano composite underbody panels contribute to optimal 50/50 weight balance
  • Five-position Drive Mode Selector that tailors 12 vehicle attributes to fit the driver’s environment
  • Interior that offers genuine carbon fiber and aluminum trim, hand-wrapped leather materials and dual eight-inch configurable, high-definition color driver/infotainment screens
  • Available Z51 Performance Package with specific, brakes, cooling, suspension, electronic limited-slip differential, gearing, dry-sump oil system, performance exhaust and aero package
  • Available Magnetic Selective Ride Control
  • Available Performance Data Recorder – or PDR – enables users to record high-definition video, with telemetry overlays, of their driving experiences on and off the track
  • Chevrolet MyLink with 8-inch-diagonal color touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone projection capability
  • OnStar 4G LTE with Wi-Fi hotspot (3GB/three-month trial)
  • Keyless open and start
  • Curb-view cameras included on 2LT and 3LT trims
  • Head-up display included on 2LT and 3LT trims
  • Bose 10-speaker audio system with bass box included on 2LT and 3LT trims
  • Heated and ventilated leather-trimmed seats are included on 2LT and 3LT trims
  • Leather wrapped interior wirh sueded upper interior trim included on 3LT
  • Standard dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Available Competition Sport seats
  • Corvette Museum delivery is available

SAFETY FEATURES

  • Four standard air bags, including side-impact air bags
  • Four-wheel disc brakes with four-channel ABS
  • Active Handling with electronic stability control
  • Safety belt pretensioners
  • Rear-vision camera
  • Tire pressure monitoring with run-flat tires

2018 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Z06

FAST FACT
Corvette marks 65 years of production in 2018. Only 300 were built in 1953, each of them Polo White with a red interior.

BASE PRICE
$79,495 coupe
$83,495 convertible

EPA VEHICLE CLASS
Coupe with removable roof panel or Convertible

NEW FOR 2018

  • Carbon 65 Edition available on 3LZ trim. Limited to only 650 vehicles (including Carbon 65 Edition on Grand Sport 3LT trim), each with a unique vehicle identification number. Distinctive package blends visible carbon fiber exterior elements including new carbon fiber spoiler and rear quarter intakes with new Ceramic Matrix Gray exterior color and unique interior appointments, including a carbon fiber-rimmed steering wheel and more
  • Two new wheel choices: Black Z06 wheel with yellow stripe and Pearl Nickel Blade-design
  • Gray interior available
  • HD digital radio standard
  • Available Performance Data Recorder/Cosworth Toolbox offers four additional data channels: individual wheel speeds, individual suspension displacements, yaw rate and intake and ambient air temperatures
  • Improved rear-view camera image
  • Enhanced Head-Up Display rotation setting
  • Ceramic Matrix Gray replaces Sterling Blue in the exterior color palette
  • Spice Red convertible top
  • Spice Red interior offered on 3LT and 3LZ trims
  • Jet Black sueded-wrapped interior includes carbon rim steering wheel and gloss carbon fiber interior trim
  • New interior color stitching packages (red/yellow/new blue) offered on 3LT and 3LZ trims

VEHICLE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Offered in 1LZ, 2LZ and 3LZ trims
  • Unique, purposeful exterior components designed to reduce lift – including front splitter – and accommodate cooling requirements for the engine and brakes
  • LT4 supercharged 6.2L V8 SAE-certified at 650 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque is the most powerful Corvette production engine ever
  • Standard Magnetic Ride Control and Performance Traction Management
  • Available Z07 package adds adjustable front and rear aero components for unprecedented aerodynamic downforce, Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires for enhanced grip, and Brembo carbon ceramic-matrix brake rotors that improve braking performance and contribute to greater handling through reduced unsprung weight
  • Z07 package (with available eight-speed automatic) enables 0-60 mph in 2.95 seconds, 10.95-second quarter-mile, lateral acceleration of 1.2g and 60-0 braking in 99.6 feet  
  • Standard Michelin Pilot Super Sport P285/30ZR19 front tires are 1.5 inches wider than the tires on the Stingray, while the 335/25ZR20 rear tires are two inches wider (Sport Cup 2 tires with Z07 package)
  • Five-position Drive Mode Selector that tailors 12 vehicle attributes to fit the driver’s environment
  • Interior that offers genuine carbon fiber and aluminum trim, hand-wrapped leather materials and dual eight-inch configurable, high-definition color driver/infotainment screens
  • Chevrolet MyLink with 8-inch-diagonal color touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone projection capability
  • Keyless open and start
  • Curb-view cameras included on 2LZ and 3LZ trims
  • Head-up display is standard
  • Bose 10-speaker audio system with bass box included on 2LZ and 3LZ trims
  • Heated and ventilated leather-trimmed seats are included on 2LZ and 3LZ trims
  • Standard dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Corvette Museum delivery and Customer Engine Build Program are available

SAFETY FEATURES

  • Four standard air bags, including side-impact air bags
  • Four-wheel disc brakes with four-channel ABS
  • Active Handling with electronic stability control
  • Safety belt pretensioners
  • Rear-vision camera
  • Tire pressure monitoring with run-flat tires

2018 CHEVROLET CORVETTE GRAND SPORT

Grand Sport
Grand Sport
FAST FACT
Corvette marks 65 years of production in 2018. Only 300 were built in 1953, each of them Polo White with a red interior.

BASE PRICE
$65,495 coupe
$69,495 convertible

EPA VEHICLE CLASS
Coupe with removable roof panel or Convertible

NEW FOR 2018

  • Carbon 65 Edition available on 3LT trim. Limited to only 650 vehicles (including Carbon 65 Edition on Z06 3LZ trim), each with a unique vehicle identification number. Distinctive package blends visible carbon fiber exterior elements including new carbon fiber spoiler and rear quarter intakes with new Ceramic Matrix Gray exterior color and unique interior appointments, including a carbon fiber-rimmed steering wheel and more
  • Ceramic brakes offered as stand-alone option, without the Z07 Performance Package
  • Satin black center stripe available with the Heritage Package
  • Revised interior color breakup on 2LT trim includes instrument panel color
  • HD digital radio standard
  • Available Performance Data Recorder/Cosworth Toolbox offers four additional data channels: individual wheel speeds, individual suspension displacements, yaw rate and intake and ambient air temperatures
  • Improved rear-view camera image
  • Enhanced Head-Up Display rotation setting
  • Ceramic Matrix Gray replaces Sterling Blue in the exterior color palette
  • Spice Red convertible top
  • Spice Red interior offered on 3LT and 3LZ trims
  • Jet Black sueded-wrapped interior includes carbon rim steering wheel and gloss carbon fiber interior trim
  • New interior color stitching packages (red/yellow/new blue) offered on 3LT and 3LZ trims

VEHICLE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Offered in 1LT, 2LT and 3LT trims
  • Unique exterior elements include specific front fender inserts and Z06-style grille, as well as wider fenders and rear quarter panels to accommodate a wider track
  • Specific Grand Sport cup wheel design: 19x10 inches (front) and 20x12 inches (rear), offered in five appearance finishes
  • Front splitter, rockers and wicker bill rear spoiler (carbon fiber ground effects available)
  • Functional brake ducts and enhanced cooling package
  • Standard Brembo brake system with 14.6-inch (370 mm) rotors and six-piston calipers in front and 14.4-inch (365 mm) rotors and four-piston calipers in the rear
  • Standard magnetic ride control, specific stabilizer bars and unique springs
  • Standard electronic limited-slip differential
  • LT1 V-8 engine rated at 460 hp, (343 kW) with dry-sump oiling system and active exhaust
  • The available Z07 package adds larger carbon ceramic-matrix brake rotors in addition to the Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires
  • Five-position Drive Mode Selector that tailors 12 vehicle attributes to fit the driver’s environment
  • Interior that offers genuine carbon fiber and aluminum trim, hand-wrapped leather materials and dual eight-inch configurable, color driver/infotainment screens
  • Chevrolet MyLink with 8-inch-diagonal color touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone projection capability
  • Available red safety belts

SAFETY FEATURES

  • Four standard air bags, including side-impact air bags
  • Four-wheel disc brakes with four-channel ABS
  • Active Handling with electronic stability control
  • Safety belt pretensioners
  • Standard rear-vision camera and available front curb-view cameras
  • Tire pressure monitoring with run-flat tires

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