2007 Chevrolet Corvette - It's All In The Details

CF Gives You The Lowdown On The New '07 Corvette

Alan Colvin Mar 5, 2007 0 Comment(s)
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For more than 50 years, the name Corvette has been synonymous with a uniquely exhilarating world-class, high-performance sports car driving experience. Whether it's the coupe, convertible, or the 505hp Z06, reintroduced during the '06 model year, the Chevrolet Corvette stirs the performance enthusiast's soul-whether it's during a daily commute or a weekend at the track.

After a host of major performance enhancements for 2006, the '07 Corvette brings a number of equipment enhancements and refinements.

Interior enhancements-Available on the coupe and convertible are two-tone, perforated leather seating surfaces with crossed-flags embroidery and contrasting stitching in red, cashmere, or titanium. In addition, steering-wheel-mounted audio controls are included with the Bose premium audio systems.

OnStar availability-The safety and security of OnStar is now available on the Z06 when the 2LZ package is ordered.

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Larger glove compartment space-Because air bag technology advancements allowed engineers to remove the old passenger-side airbag on/off switch box, Corvette designers were able to provide a roomier glove compartment.

Cross-drilled brakes included with Magnetic Selective Ride Control option-Now Corvette customers can combine heavy-duty brakes, previously only available with the Z51 performance package, with the comfort of Magnetic Selective Ride Control technology.

Power top-Corvette's power top is now included with the convertible 3LT option package.

New exterior color-Atomic Orange Tintcoat Metallic replaces Daytona Sunset Orange Metallic. The specific tintcoat adds depth to create an exciting new color.

'07 Coupe And Convertible Details
The Corvette's new features for 2007 refine a groundbreaking sports car that was all-new in 2005 and substantially enhanced again in 2006. Coupe and convertible models continue to be equipped with the LS2 6.0L V-8 engine that produces 400 hp (298 kW) and 400 lb-ft of torque (542 Nm). It is matched to a rear transaxle that helps improve vehicle weight balance-a six-speed manual is standard, and a six-speed paddle shift transmission with automatic modes is available.

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The '07 Corvette convertible features a power-operated soft top with the 3LT package; an easy-to-operate manual top is standard. Both configurations use a five-layer fabric that conceals the underlying structure for a good top-up appearance, plus it helps preserve the car's excellent aerodynamics and reduces road noise.

Corvette's interior is inspired by the car's dual-cockpit heritage. High-quality materials, craftsmanship, and functionality help deliver premium quality meant to enhance performance driving. The instrument panel and doors are covered with cast-skin, foam-in-place trim that looks like a leather-wrapped, padded panel. Designers were able to provide a larger glove box by removing the frontal passenger airbag on/off switch that was required before the GM Passenger Sensing System was introduced in the '06 model year. Available for 2007 are two-tone, modified, perforated leather seating surfaces with crossed-flags embroidery and contrasting stitching, in red, cashmere, or titanium.

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