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Official: 2024 Corvette E-Ray – GTspirit


Precisely 70 years after the Corvette debuted at Motorama in New York Metropolis, Chevrolet has returned to introduce the first-ever electrified Corvette with all-wheel-drive and a strong 6.2L LT2 Small Block V-8, the 2024 Corvette E-Ray. “In 1953, the enthusiastic response to the Chevrolet Corvette idea kicked off seven a long time of ardour, efficiency and American ingenuity,” stated Mark Reuss, Basic Motors president. “E-Ray, as the primary electrified, all-wheel-drive Corvette, takes it a step additional and expands the promise of what Corvette can ship.”

As a birthday current to itself, Corvette proclaims the E-Ray, i.e. an electrified model with all-wheel drive. With a complete energy of 655 hp, additionally it is the strongest Vette of all time; the 6.2-liter V8 stays with its 495 hp. It’s additionally the quickest on the lights: The E-Ray makes it from 0 to 60mph in 2.5 seconds earlier than breezing by the quarter-mile in 10.5 seconds.

The all-wheel drive of the Corvette E-Ray comes with an electrical motor that drives the entrance wheels. It’s fed from a battery with a modest 1.9 kWh capability – so the purely electrical vary ought to be can be minimal, we guess simply 5-10 kilometers. As the primary hybrid Corvette, the E-Ray additionally receives an replace to the chassis within the type of MagnaRide 4.0 in addition to three new colours. Moreover, the hybrid turns into considerably wider, greater than 9 centimeters wider to a frightening 2.03 meters.

Based on Chevrolet, the unladen weight of the coupé is 1712 kilos, which is shocking to us as 1730 kilos is quoted for the “regular” Vette. Costs are already identified to be $104,295 for the coupé and $111,295 for the convertible; deliveries will begin in summer season 2023.

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