How Sporty is the New 2020 Corvette Stingray from Chevrolet?


If high performance sport cars are your thing, the 2020 Corvette Stingray is something you would want to look at. Not that you would want to try it out on the city roads, but the Stingray is capable of a 0-60 in just 3.7 seconds using its powerful V8 engines and addition of the Z51 Performance Package. You also get to enjoy some amazing transmission systems using rear-wheel-drive with a manual having active rev matching for the highly conservative to an 8-speed automatic with paddle shifters for the impatient. The Stingray comes in three featured trims such as the 1LT, 2LT and 3LT each taking you from base performance to upgraded styling and elevated luxury respectively. There are many features that can be added for better sport performance and Jacksonville Chevy was contacted to get more information on how sporty is the new 2020 Corvette Stingray.

Sporty Form Factor

The exterior of the 2020 Chevrolet Stingray demonstrates a sporty form factor which is clearly distinguishable with the sleek accents on the hood with cooling vents that are styled aerodynamically, fender vents on the side. The rear opening hood provides access to the engine. Interestingly, the wheels are 19-inch on front and 20-inch on the rear which adds a forward tilt to the poise that contributes to the aerodynamics. Further, these are available in a wide variety of finishes to suit your style. The Stingray is available in both sporty Coupe and Convertible form factors. The Coupe has upper rear quarter vents in addition to the ones on front and side. Some standard features you will find on the trims is High Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlamps and front Intermittent Wipers.

Sport Styled Interiors

The interiors of the Stingray are covered in carbon-fiber-materialsand lightweight aluminum trims that gives a sporty look and feel. Th GT bucket seats provide some awesome grip and comfort and Competition sport seats are available for good cornering support. If you want to up the luxury factor, you have the option to add Napa leather seating with suedemicrofiber accents. The flat-bottom steering can be covered in either leather or the same material as the seating. The sport performance can be enjoyed to its full when you use the drive mode selector dial to set the traction to suit the Weather, Eco, Tour, Sport or even Track mode when you want to test your racing guts. More intriguing features include a 8-inch diagonal LCD display, a Chevrolet Infotainment System and a nifty storage area with a USB port is found behind a drop down center screen. The available head-up display projects vehicle stats on to the windscreen for driver convenience.

Reverberating Sport Performance

The 6.2L V8 engine in the 2020 Chevrolet Stingray delivers 460 hp and this can be controlled better adding the Z51 Performance Package. This adds a dry-sump oil system for better cornering agility, an Electronic Slip Differential and Performance Suspension. Chevrolet dealers near Jacksonville whom we contacted for more info were mostly of the opinion that addition of the available Magnetic Ride Control, which is a futuristic technology helps provide even better balance and handling, especially for the racer in you.