Chevrolet revealed the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray Convertible at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. With an estimated 450 horsepower (335 kW) and 450 lb-ft. of torque (610 Nm), the 2014 Stingray is the most powerful standard Corvette in history.
The Corvette Stingray coupe and convertible will arrive in global markets in late 2013. Changes for Corvettes destined for export vary only in equipment required to accommodate the respective markets’ regulations, such as lighting, headlamp washers, and outside mirrors.
All of the performance technology and capabilities introduced on the Corvette Stingray coupe carry over to the convertible. The only structural changes are limited to accommodations for the folding top and repositioned safety belt mounts. Central to the Corvette Stingray’s driving experience is an all-new, more rigid aluminum frame structure, which is 57 percent stiffer and 45 kg lighter than the current steel frame.