Νέες πληροφορίες διέρρευσαν για την ανανεωμένη Chevrolet Corvette του 2012. Εκτός από την Centennial Edition, που ήδη έχει ανακοινωθεί, η Chevrolet θα προσφέρει τα πακέτα ZR1 Performance και το Ultimate Performance για την Z06.

To πακέτο ZR1 performance διαθέτει νέες ζάντες διαστάσεων 19″ και 20″ και θα συνδυάζεται με ένα 6-τάχυτο χειροκίνητο κιβώτιο.

Το Ultimate Performance, αναφέρεται ως Z07 και θα διαθέτει το Performance Traction Management (μέχρι στιγμής ήταν διαθέσιμο μόνο στην ZR1), το σύστημα Magnetic Selective Ride Control, κεραμικά φρένα της Brembo και μαύρες ζάντες αλουμινίου με ελαστικά Michelin Pilot Sport Cup.

Στο εσωτερικό η Corvette του 2012 θα διαθέτει νέο τιμόνι και σουέτ επενδύσεις στα καθίσματα. Θα είναι διαθέσιμο το νέο μπλε χρώμα “Carlisle Blue” με την έκδοση Centennial Edition να είναι μόνο διαθέσιμη μόνο σε μαύρο χρώμα. Αναλυτικά τα χαρακτηριστικά στη συνέχεια.

[Πηγή: CorvetteForum, Corvette Blogger]

<strong>Leaked Specs Chevrolet Corvette 2012</strong>

  • Exterior colors:

(58U) Carbon Flash Metallic (included and only available with [ZLC] Chevrolet Centennial Special Edition) (GLF) Carlisle Blue Metallic

  • (ZLC) Chevrolet Centennial Special Edition

Commemorates Chevrolet’s 100thanniversary. Available on 3LT, 4LT, 3LZ and 3ZR. Includes (58U) CarbonFlash Metallic exterior color, special Chevrolet Centennial Black wheels (specific to model) with special center cap logos, Satin Black graphics, Magnetic Selective Ride Control, Red brake calipers, special badging, Ebony seating surfaces with suede accents and Red stitching, Custom Leather wrapped instrument panel and doors (except 3LT), seat embossment, steering wheel badge and special interior trim plate.

  • New 2LT Technology Package featuring Bluetooth1 for select phones, Head-Up Display, Bose, navigation and USB port2
  • (34T) Blue convertible top (interim introduction during 2011MY)
  • (RUL) 5-spoke, Chevrolet Centennial Black with Red stripe aluminum, 18″ front and 19″ rear wheels (included and only available on Coupe and Convertible with [ZLC] Chevrolet Centennial Special Edition)
  • (RUM) Grand Sport Chevrolet Centennial Black aluminum, 18″ front and 19″ rear wheels (included and only available on Grand Sport with [ZLC] Chevrolet Centennial Special Edition)
  • (RUR) Chevrolet Centennial Black with Red stripe, cup style aluminum, 19″ front and 20″ rear wheels (included and only available on Z06 and ZR1 with [ZLC] Chevrolet Centennial Special Edition)
  • (RUV) Black cup style lightweight aluminum, 19″ front and 20″ rear wheels (included and only available on Z06 with [F55] Magnetic Selective Ride Control or [Z07] Z06 Ultimate Performance Package; also included and only available on ZR1 with [PDE] ZR1 High Performance Package)
  • (Q5V) Machined-face, cup style aluminum, 19″ front and 20″ rear wheels, available on Z06 (with F55 or Z07) and ZR1
  • (XFH) Michelin PS Cup tires (included and only available with [Z07] Z06 Ultimate Performance Package or [PDE] ZR1 High Performance Package)
  • (PDE) ZR1 High Performance Package, includes (RUV) Black cup style lightweight 19″ front and 20″ rear wheels, (XFH) Michelin PS Cup tires and (MH3) 6-speed close-ratio manual transmission
  • New (F55) Magnetic Selective Ride Control available with Z06, includes Performance Traction Management (PTM), (RUV) Black cup style lightweight aluminum wheels and (XFG) Michelin PS2 tires
  • Z07 now includes Performance Traction Management (PTM), (XFH) Michelin PS
  • Cup tires (optimized for warm, dry weather performance with reduced tread wear rating), (RUV) Black cup style lightweight aluminum wheels, (F55) Magnetic Selective Ride Control and Brembo carbon ceramic brakes
  • (B92) Carbon fiber hood available for Z06
  • Colored calipers available in (J6D) Dark Gray Metallic, (J6F) Red (standard on Z06), (J6C) Silver (standard on Grand Sport) and (J6E) Yellow
  • (PIN) Customer selectable VIN (restrictions and approval required, available for SOLD orders only)

Changes from 2011:

  • Front and rear tires are now represented with 1 RPO code
  • (MM6) is now the RPO code for the 6-speed manual transmission for Coupe, Convertible and Z06
  • (MZ6) is now the RPO code for the 6-speed manual transmission for Grand Sport
  • (ME2) is now the RPO code for the 6-speed manual transmission for ZR1
  • (MYC) is now the RPO code for the 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 3LT, 4LT and 2LZ now include (U3U) navigation1 audio system and USB port2
  • New steering wheel design
  • Suede seat inserts included on 4LT, 3LZ, 3ZR
  • Bose audio upgrade to 9 speakers with new subwoofers
  • (J55) Brake calipers painted Black

Deletions from 2012:

  • Exterior colors
    • ––(41U) Black
    • ––(85U) Jetstream Blue Metallic Tintcoat
  • (US9) AM/FM stereo with 6-disc in-dash CD changer