2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Interior. A Grand Sport Collector Edition will be offered later in the model year, featuring Watkins Glen Gray Metallic exterior with Tension Blue hash-mark graphics, satin black full-length stripes, black wheels and a unique Tension Blue full leather and suede-wrapped interior. A three-dimensional representation of an original Grand Sport race car is embossed in the headrests and that shape is also used on an instrument panel plaque that carries a unique build sequence number.
Grand Sport models are offered with the Stingray’s full exterior and interior color palette, including 10 exterior colors: Admiral Blue Metallic (late 2016 addition), Watkins Glen Gray Metallic (new for 2017), Black Rose Metallic (new for 2017), Sterling Blue Metallic (new for 2017), Long Beach Red Metallic Tintcoat, Arctic White, Blade Silver, Metallic Black, Corvette Racing Yellow Tintcoat and Torch Red.
2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Exterior. The racing DNA of the original Grand Sport race cars is in the 2017 model, adding greater dimensions of capability and driver involvement to the Corvette’s award-winning architecture, for a purer driving experience.It is a worthy successor to the spirit of the originals.
The 2017 Grand Sport’s lightweight architecture, downforce-producing aerodynamics package, enhanced cooling package, electronic limited-slip differential and Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires combine to offer a Chevrolet-estimated 1.05g in cornering capability – and up to 1.2g with the available Z07 package, which includes Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires. In addition to the track-focused chassis and suspension components, the Grand Sport features unique exterior elements, including specific front fender inserts and Z06-style grille, as well as wider fenders and rear quarter panels to accommodate a wider track.
2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Engines and Transmission. The Grand Sport uses the naturally aspirated 6.2 liter V8 of the standard Stingray, although with the optional dual mode exhaust fitted as standard and giving an extra 5 hp for a total of 460 horses. That power is backed up with a choice of 7-speed manual transmission or 8-speed automatic transmission. With the latter and the Z07 package, the Grand Sport can do 0-60 mp in 3.6 seconds.
The new Grand Sport also offers estimated 0-60-mph performance of 3.6 seconds and quarter-mile capability of 11.8 seconds at 118 mph, with the available Z07 performance package and available paddle-shift eight-speed automatic transmission. A seven-speed manual with Active Rev Match is standard.
2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Price. Chevrolet announced today the track-bred 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport will be priced at $66,445 for coupe models and $70,445 for convertibles, when they go on sale this summer. The prices include the destination charge, but not tax, title and other dealer fees.