Corvette Museum Announces 2008 Corvette

The 2008 Corvette will be the best performing and most technologically advanced Corvette ever!  With the most new enhancements since the birth of the C6, America’s finest sports car, the Corvette, moves yet another step forward in competing with the world’s finest.

At the top of the list is the new LS3 Engine, tuned to 430hp and 424lb-ft of torque in standard form, with an upgrade available to 436hp and 428lb-ft of torque with the optional dual mode exhaust system.

According the announcement out of the National Corvette Museum on Friday, other enhancements include:

Improved manual transmission shift effort

Quicker shift times on paddle-shift six-speed automatic

2.73 performance axle ratio available with six-speed paddle shift; included with Z51 package

Improved steering feel

Standard split-spoke cast aluminum wheel design for Coupe and Convertible (Competition Gray finish optional), the wheels first seen on this spring’s Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Replica

Available polished forged aluminum wheel design

New Keyless Access remote key fob with integrated key

Interior trim enhancements for all models, including wrapped center trim plate with Cyber pattern and new, brushed aluminum accents

Custom Leather-Wrapped Interior Package available for all models in exclusive, new Linen and Sienna colors

New sill plates

iPod/MP3 jack included on all sound systems except navigation (Personal Audio Link available as accessory for navigation system)

OnStar and XM Satellite Radio standard on all models

Auto-dimming mirrors with compass standard on all models

Two new premium exterior colors: Jetstream Blue Metallic Tintcoat and Crystal Red Metallic Tintcoat, which replace LeMans Blue Metallic and Monterey Red Metallic

Chevrolet General Manager, Ed Peper, says, “The changes and enhancements to the 2008 Corvette reflect continual improvements that speak to Chevrolet‘s unflagging commitment to building the best sports car.  With nearly 55 years of experience, the Corvette just keeps getting better and better.”

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  1. garry says:

    nice corvette

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