2018 CHEVROLET CORVETTE GS

Available on the Grand Sport 3LT trim, the Carbon 65 Edition celebrates 65 years of Corvette with a new Ceramic Matrix Gray paint color and visible carbon fiber exterior elements, including a carbon fiber hood and rear spoiler.

2018 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 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
$66,490 coupe
$70,490 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: 19×10 inches (front) and 20×12 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

2018 CHEVROLET CORVETTE GRAND SPORT SPECIFICATIONS

GM-EST. FUEL ECONOMY

City 16 (manual)
15 (automatic)
Highway 25 (manual)
26 (automatic)

 

FUEL TANK CAPACITY

18.5 gal. / 70 liters

 

ENGINE

Type: LT1 6.2L V-VVT with direct injection and Active Fuel Management (cylinder deactivation)
Bore & stroke
(in / mm):
4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92
Block material: Cast aluminum
Cylinder head material: Cast aluminum
Valvetrain: Overhead valve, two valves per cylinder
Fuel delivery: Direct injection
Horsepower
(hp @ rpm):
460 @ 6000 rpm (with active exhaust)
Torque
(lb.-ft. at rpm):
465 @ 4600 rpm (with active exhaust)

 

TRANSMISSION & AXLE

Type: 7-speed manual with Active Rev Match
8-speed paddle-shift automatic
Final Drive Ratio: 3.42 (manual)
2.73 (automatic)

 

CHASSIS & SUSPENSION

Front Suspension: Short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper and lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite spring, Magnetic Selective Ride Control – with Grand Sport-specific spring rate and stabilizer bar size
Rear Suspension: Short/long arm (SLA) double wishbone, cast aluminum upper and lower control arms, transverse-mounted composite spring, Magnetic Selective Ride Control – with Grand Sport-specific spring rate and stabilizer bar size
Steering Type: Variable-ratio rack-and-pinion with electric power assist
Turning Circle
(ft. / m):
37.7 / 11.5
Brake Type: Front and rear power-assisted discs with two-piece steel rotors; fixed six-piston aluminum front calipers and fixed four-piston aluminum rear calipers; carbon ceramic matrix rotors with Z07 pkg.
Brake Rotor Size (in / mm): Front std.: 14.6 / 370
Front w/Z07: 15.5 / 394
Rear std.: 14.4 / 365
Rear w/Z07: 15.3 / 388
Wheel Size: Front: 19-inch x 10-inch
Rear: 20-inch x 12-inch
Tire Size: Michelin Pilot Super Sport run-flat (std.)
Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 (Z07)
Front: P285/30ZR19
Rear: P335/25ZR20

 

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase
(in. / mm):
106.7 / 2710
Overall Length
(in. / mm):
176.9 / 4493
Overall Width
(in. / mm):
77.4 / 1965
Overall Height
(in. / mm):
48.6 / 1234 (coupe)
48.7 / 1237 (convertible)
Track (in. mm): 63.5 / 1613 (front)
62.5 / 1588 (rear)

 

INTERIOR DIMENSIONS

Headroom
(in. / mm):
38 / 962
Legroom
(in. / mm):
43 / 1092
Shoulder Room
(in. / mm):
55 / 1397
Hip Room
(in. / mm):
54 / 1371

 

WEIGHTS & CAPACITIES

Curb Weight
(lb. / kg):
3428 / 1555 (coupe)
3487 / 1582 (convertible)
EPA passenger volume (cu. ft. / L): 52 / 1472
Cargo volume
(cu. ft. / L):
15 / 425 (coupe)
10 / 283 (convertible)


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