2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Miami Beach press launch – Fort Lauderdale Sports Car | Examiner.com

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And now, a highly anticipated wait, the new generation has bowed, and taken the by storm. After months of spy rumors, and wonder, the C7 is finally While attending the North launch of the new Corvette Stingray in last January, I wasn’t sure what to think. At glance, I instantly saw a Ferrari-like with an edgy shark front end. But, I it.

I mean its resemblance of one of Italy’s sports car, and the ocean’s top isn’t really a bad thing. Is it

Fast forward nine later when I get an invitation my automotive media association, based out of Miami, to not only see and the new C7 Stingray in person at my favorite restaurant, Barton G, but also to it!

It didn’t matter what was on that day in my life, I wasn’t to miss this for the world!

arrival to Barton G, three stunning new Stingrays lined the of the restaurant with proper marketing flags. An Artic Velocity Yellow, and Blade Metallic model complemented the of the establishment, and instantly made it the place to be in South Beach for the

During a completely outrageous sponsored by Chevrolet, John Chevrolet Performance Marketing presented a spectacular presentation the new Corvette Stingray and how it will set a new in history. Upon exit, bags contained a detailed, scale model of the new Corvette. it was time to drive!

Fellow SAMA member, Examiner, and good friend Block joined me for what was one of my most exciting drives South Beach Miami ever done. Michael and I had the privileged opportunity to be one of the first in the to drive a full production, manual, Artic White for the afternoon. The test car included a combination of red leather seats two-tone black leather and was fully loaded with options available.

To Corvette a targa top was present and lifted off for an open-air experience during our drive.

Upon entry into to the C7, the has noticeably received major to detail. A notable complaint previous generations highlighted the and specifically the seats and materials All these concerns should no be an issue. The seats are incredible, and plenty of support for even the spirited of driving excursions, say, an afternoon in South

Leather adorns the interior wall to wall, and offers of coverage even on the dashboard, detailed stitching flows On the test car, an Alcantara A-pillar, headliner, and B-pillar the sport orientation and touch of that Corvette has always recognized for.

Technology wasn’t absent as the prominently displayed center accurately displayed the navigation in clear sight. The new, dashboard readouts change on the drive style from distinctive drive modes. By the flip of a dial, a traditional speedometer layout is available, as is with crisp and clear color displays.

A rev match to the 7-speed manual was a nice and constructed quite the noise downshifting when set in the aggressive mode. Acceleration was instantaneous, and the 3.8 second run to 60 mph was unachievable on the local in Miami Beach, the performance hindered, and could be felt.

the drive, tourists and locals help to stop what were doing to take a of what they seen, or drive by. Many couldn’t their eyes, and guaranteed most thought it was some of high-end exotic sports Well, it is.

It’s just a very exotic sports car. about this car is just and like most Corvette this sports car is a completely machine ready to take on the and track. The Corvette has always recognized as the best bang for available, and certainly the new C7 Stingray to reinforce that commitment.

at just under $52,000, the should have a close

A big thank you goes out to our friends at Motors and Chevrolet for their and grace for allowing the best media association in the south to a moment that won’t be This new Corvette Stingray is to make another legendary in history, and the competition from and Europe should beware. The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette is very good.

There is no doubt this be a product to be recognized for upcoming of the year” awards from the and for GM, will go down in history as the America’s sports car game, again! Game on, and God Bless

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