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[POLL] Do You Think the 2017 C7 Corvette Grand Sport is Hot or Not?

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Yesterday at the Geneva Motor Show, Chevrolet unveiled the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport – basically a Z06 Corvette without the engine and blower.  The Grand Sport is perfectly slotted to fit into the barren expanse between the base model Corvette and the fire-breathing Z06.  Rumor has it that MSRP will start around $68,000, but we’ll know more as soon as Chevrolet releases official pricing sometime this summer.

Content highlights for Grand Sport include:

  • Michelin Pilot Super Sport summer tires: 285/30ZR19 (front) and 335/25ZR20 (rear)
  • Specific Grand Sport wheel design: 19×10 inches (front) and 20×12 inches (rear)
  • Brembo brake system with (355 mm) 14-inch rotors and six-piston calipers in front and (340 mm) 13.4 inch rotors and four-piston calipers in the rear
  • Standard magnetic ride control, specific stabilizer bars and unique springs
  • Standard electronic limited-slip differential
  • LT1 V8 engine rated at (343 kW) 460 hp, with dry-sump oiling system and active exhaust
  • Seven-speed manual transmission with active rev match and available eight-speed paddle-shift automatic with specific performance calibration
  • Available Z07 package adds carbon ceramic-matrix brakes and Michelin Pilot Sport 2 Cup tires.

In addition to track-focused aero elements, the Grand Sport also features specific front fender inserts, a Z06-style grille and wider rear fenders – a distinctive design package that gives the car a track-ready attitude.

So what do you think?  Cast your vote and tell us what you think!

? Do You Think the 2017 C7 Corvette Grand Sport is Hot or Not?
What do you think?  Is the 2017 C7 Corvette Grand Sport hot or not?
RESULT
Love it!32 votes ( 64% )
Hate it!3 votes ( 6% )
Meh...it's ok.15 votes ( 30% )

(716)

Rob Loszewski

Robert M. Loszewski is the Owner and Site Administrator of the Corvette Action Center; a quality-driven Corvette news and information web site that he started in 2000. Over the years, Loszewski has built the Corvette Action Center into one of the largest online repositories of Corvette information going all the way back to 1953.

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