2011 Chevrolet Corvette Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$49,045-$110,300
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The Chevrolet Corvette is a compact 2-door coupe or convertible sports car that was first introduced in the early 1950s. Now in its sixth generation, last completely redesigned for the 2005 model year, a new Corvette is expected to arrive sometime in 2012. Nevertheless, Chevrolet has added new performance options and enhanced the options list for 2011.

The 2011 Chevrolet Corvette is sold in six different models: coupe, Convertible, Grand Sport coupe, Grand Sport Convertible, Z06, and ultra-high-performance ZR1. Standard equipment includes leather upholstery, full power accessories, air conditioning with dual-zone climate control, steering-wheel-mounted audio controls, and 19-inch aluminum alloy wheels. Upgrading to higher-performing models adds larger wheels and tires, firmer suspension, and wider bodywork (to contain the larger wheels and tires). The Z06, in addition to its larger engine, is fitted with lightweight body panels, larger brakes, and a performance-tuned suspension. The flagship ZR1 features 20-inch rear wheels, carbon-ceramic brakes, unique seats, and a stiffer suspension among its enhancements. The standard models are offered with optional Magnetic Ride Control, an active suspension utilizing magnetic fluid in the dampers for better ride tuning. Major options include an automatic transmission, navigation system, clear roof panel for the coupe, cosmetically-enhanced interior, upgraded wheels, upgraded audio package, and custom exhaust.

The 2011 Chevrolet Corvette is offered with one of three engines. The standard power plant under the hood of the Corvette coupe is a 6.2-liter V-8 engine rated at 430 horsepower. The Z06 models are fitted with a 7.0-liter V-8 engine rated at 505 horsepower. The range-topping ZR1 features a supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 engine rated at 638 horsepower. The standard transmission is a 6-speed manual, however, a 6-speed automatic is optional. Rear-wheel drive is standard on all Corvette models. The EPA rates the fuel economy of the 2011 Chevrolet Corvette between 14 mpg city and 26 mpg highway, depending on engine and transmission.

The 2011 Chevrolet Corvette coupe starts with a base price around $49,500 and tops out with the ZR1, which starts at around $111,000.

The Chevrolet Corvette is a compact 2-door coupe or convertible sports car that was first introduced in the early 1950s. Now in its sixth generation, last completely redesigned for the 2005 model year, a new Corvette is expected to arrive sometime in 2012. Nevertheless, Chevrolet has added new performance options and enhanced the options list for 2011.

The 2011 Chevrolet Corvette is sold in six different models: coupe, Convertible, Grand Sport coupe, Grand Sport Convertible, Z06, and ultra-high-performance ZR1. Standard equipment includes leather upholstery, full power accessories, air conditioning with dual-zone climate control, steering-wheel-mounted audio controls, and 19-inch aluminum alloy wheels. Upgrading to higher-performing models adds larger wheels and tires, firmer suspension, and wider bodywork (to contain the larger wheels and tires). The Z06, in addition to its larger engine, is fitted with lightweight body panels, larger brakes, and a performance-tuned suspension. The flagship ZR1 features 20-inch rear wheels, carbon-ceramic brakes, unique seats, and a stiffer suspension among its enhancements. The standard models are offered with optional Magnetic Ride Control, an active suspension utilizing magnetic fluid in the dampers for better ride tuning. Major options include an automatic transmission, navigation system, clear roof panel for the coupe, cosmetically-enhanced interior, upgraded wheels, upgraded audio package, and custom exhaust.

The 2011 Chevrolet Corvette is offered with one of three engines. The standard power plant under the hood of the Corvette coupe is a 6.2-liter V-8 engine rated at 430 horsepower. The Z06 models are fitted with a 7.0-liter V-8 engine rated at 505 horsepower. The range-topping ZR1 features a supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 engine rated at 638 horsepower. The standard transmission is a 6-speed manual, however, a 6-speed automatic is optional. Rear-wheel drive is standard on all Corvette models. The EPA rates the fuel economy of the 2011 Chevrolet Corvette between 14 mpg city and 26 mpg highway, depending on engine and transmission.

The 2011 Chevrolet Corvette coupe starts with a base price around $49,500 and tops out with the ZR1, which starts at around $111,000.

Available Trims for the 2011 Chevrolet Corvette
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name w/1LT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 49045.00 Engine 6.2L/378 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name w/2LT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 49045.00 Engine 6.2L/378 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name w/3LT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 49045.00 Engine 6.2L/378 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name w/4LT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 49045.00 Engine 6.2L/378 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z16 Grand Sport w/1LT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 55045.00 Engine 6.2L/378 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z16 Grand Sport w/2LT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 55045.00 Engine 6.2L/378 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z16 Grand Sport w/3LT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 55045.00 Engine 6.2L/378 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z16 Grand Sport w/4LT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 55045.00 Engine 6.2L/378 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z06 w/1LZ (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 74375.00 Engine 7.0L/427 City/Hwy MPG 15/24
Name Z06 w/2LZ (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 74375.00 Engine 7.0L/427 City/Hwy MPG 15/24
Name Z06 w/3LZ (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 74375.00 Engine 7.0L/427 City/Hwy MPG 15/24
Name ZR1 w/1ZR (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 110300.00 Engine 6.2L/378 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
Name ZR1 w/3ZR (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 110300.00 Engine 6.2L/378 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
Name w/1LT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 54045.00 Engine 6.2L/378 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name w/2LT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 54045.00 Engine 6.2L/378 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name w/3LT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 54045.00 Engine 6.2L/378 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name w/4LT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 54045.00 Engine 6.2L/378 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z16 Grand Sport w/1LT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 59045.00 Engine 6.2L/378 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z16 Grand Sport w/2LT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 59045.00 Engine 6.2L/378 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z16 Grand Sport w/3LT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 59045.00 Engine 6.2L/378 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z16 Grand Sport w/4LT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 59045.00 Engine 6.2L/378 City/Hwy MPG 15/25

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INTERIOR
  • Seats, front bucket with leather seating surfaces includes back angle adjustment
  • Steering wheel controls, mounted audio controls
  • Seat adjuster, driver 6-way power
  • Console, floor 2 covered cup holders, ashtray with cigar lighter, auxiliary power outlet and CD storage
  • Floor mats, carpeted
  • Steering column, Tilt-Wheel, manual
  • Steering wheel, 3-spoke leather-wrapped
  • Instrumentation, electronic analog with Driver Information Center and 2-line display
  • Oil life monitoring system
  • Door locks, power programmable with lockout protection
  • Keyless Access with push button start and 2 remote transmitters that enable automatic door unlock and open by touching door switch
  • Windows, power with driver and passenger Express-Down
  • Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed
  • Theft-deterrent system, vehicle push button start, immobilizer and audible visual alarm
  • Stolen Vehicle Assistance
  • OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation
  • Hatch release, push button open with power hatch pulldown
  • Air conditioning, dual-zone automatic climate control with individual climate settings for driver and right-front passenger and outside temperature display
  • Air filtration system with pollen filter
  • Defogger, rear-window, electric
  • Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming with compass, includes dual reading lights
  • Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Lighting, interior with courtesy, cargo and glovebox
  • Storage, with lockable glovebox, center console and 2 rear compartments with covers
  • Seats, Sport front bucket with perforated leather seating surfaces includes back angle adjustment, adjustable lumbar and side bolsters
  • Seat adjuster, front passenger 6-way power
  • Seat adjusters, power bolster and power lumbar
  • Cargo net and luggage shade
  • Seats, heated driver and front passenger
  • Steering column, power telescopic with manual tilt
  • Head-Up Display with dot-matrix readouts for street mode, track mode with g-meter, vehicle speed, engine rpm and readings from key gauges including water temperature and oil pressure
  • Memory Package, recalls 2 driver "presets" for 6-way power seat, outside mirrors and telescoping steering column
  • Universal Home Remote includes garage door opener, 3-channel programmable, located on driver visor
  • Custom Leather Wrapped Interior Package features leather-wrapped upper instrument panel, upper door trim panels and console storage cover. Exclusive leather color and two-tone design includes seat headrest crossed flag embroidery and enhanced armrest padding. Special gunmetal pattern console trim plate
  • Storage, with lockable glovebox, center console and 2 rear compartments with covers (Only includes 1 rear storage compartment with manual transmission.)
  • Seats, front bucket with perforated leather seating surfaces embroidery and contrasting stitching
  • Storage, with lockable glovebox and center console (Also includes 1 rear storage compartment with cover)
  • Seats, Sport front bucket with perforated leather seating surfaces includes back angle adjustment, adjustable lumbar, side bolsters, embroidery and contrasting stitching
  • Custom Leather Wrapped Interior Package features leather-wrapped upper instrument panel, upper door trim panels and console storage cover. Exclusive leather color and two-tone design includes seat headrest model-specific embroidery and enhanced armrest padding. Special gunmetal pattern console trim plate
  • Storage, with lockable glovebox and center console
  • Trunk release, push button open
  • Cargo net, in rear compartment area
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels, 5-spoke, Silver-painted aluminum 18" x 8.5" (45.7 cm x 21.6 cm), front and 19" x 10.0 " (48.3 cm x 25.4 cm), rear
  • Tires, front P245/40ZR18 Eagle F1 run flat
  • Tires, rear P285/35ZR19 Eagle F1 run flat
  • Roof panel, 1-piece body-color, removable
  • Headlamps, dual projector lamps, Xenon, High-Intensity Discharge (HID) low-beam tungsten-halogen high-beam with automatic exterior lamp control
  • Fog lamps, front, integral in front fascia
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable and driver-side auto-dimming, body- color
  • Glass, Solar-Ray light-tinted
  • Wipers, front intermittent
  • Wheels, Grand Sport Silver painted aluminum 18" x 9.5" (45.7 cm x 24.1 cm) front and 19" x 12" (48.3 cm x 30.48 cm) rear
  • Tires, front P275/35ZR18 Eagle F1 Supercar run flat
  • Tires, rear P325/30ZR19 Eagle F1 Supercar run flat
  • Wheels, spider design, Z06 Silver-painted aluminum 18" x 9.5" (45.7 cm x 24.1 cm) front and 19" x 12" (48.3 cm x 30.48 cm) rear
  • Tires, Eagle F1 Supercar GEN2
  • Z06 carbon fiber components includes body-color unique front fenders and floor panels
  • Wheels, ZR1 sterling silver painted aluminum 19" x 10" (48.3 cm x 25.4 cm) front and 20" x 12" (50.8 cm x 30.48 cm) rear
  • Tires, front P285/30ZR19 Michelin PS2 run flat
  • Tires, rear P335/25ZR20 Michelin PS2 run flat
  • ZR1 carbon fiber components includes roof, roof bow, front splitter and rocker extension with visible clear-coated carbon fiber weave pattern plus body-color dual front cove fenders, floor panel and raised hood with window
  • Convertible top, manual folding includes glass rear window with integral defogger
  • Convertible top, power folding includes glass rear window with integral defogger
MECHANICAL
  • Engine, 6.2L V8 SFI (430 hp [320.6 kW] @ 5900 rpm, 424 lb-ft of torque [572.4 N-m] @ 4600 rpm)
  • Transmission, 6-speed manual, short-throw includes launch control
  • Rear axle, 3.42 ratio, limited slip (Included and only available with (MN6) 6-speed manual transmission.)
  • Engine access, rear-opening hood
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Suspension, 4-wheel independent includes transverse composite springs
  • Steering, power, speed-sensitive rack-and-pinion, variable ratio
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc
  • Exhaust, aluminized stainless-steel with 3" polished stainless-steel tips
  • Transmission, 6-speed manual, short-throw includes launch control, specific gearing and quicker ratios
  • Engine, 7.0L (427 ci) LS7 V8 SFI with dry sump oil system (505 hp [376.6 kW] @ 6300 rpm, 470 lb-ft of torque [634.5 N-m] @ 4800 rpm)
  • Rear axle, 3.42 ratio, limited slip
  • Frame, aluminum
  • Exhaust, dual-mode aluminized stainless-steel with 4" polished stainless- steel tips
  • Engine, 6.2L supercharged V8 SFI with dry sump oil system (638 hp [475.7 kW] @ 6500 rpm, 604 lb-ft of torque [815.4 N-m] @ 3800 rpm)
  • Magnetic Selective Ride Control for ultimate driver control and comfort through the use of driver-selected Tour or Sport modes. Includes cross-drilled brakes
PACKAGE
  • Performance Package includes dry sump oil system, rear-mounted battery and differential cooler (Deleted when (MX0) 6-speed paddle shift, automatic transmission is ordered.)
  • Z16 Performance Package, performance-oriented package for the Gymkhana/Autocross enthusiast; includes extra cooling, stiffer springs and stabilizer bars, specific shock absorbers, larger brakes with 6 piston front and 4 piston rear cross-drilled rotors, specific tires and Z16-specific 6-speed manual when ordered with 6-speed manual transmission or (GU2) performance axle ratio with 6-speed paddle shift automatic
  • Z06 Performance Package, 4-wheel independent includes transverse composite springs, power steering, engine oil, axle and transmission coolers, stiffer springs and stabilizer bars, specific shock absorbers, larger brakes with 6- piston front and 4-piston rear cross-drilled rotors and specific tires
  • ZR1 Performance Package, 4-wheel independent includes transverse composite springs, power steering, engine oil, axle and transmission coolers, stiffer springs and stabilizer bars, Magnetic Selective Ride Control, larger Brembo ceramic brakes with cross-drilled rotors and specific tires
SAFETY
  • Active handling improves traction and enhances vehicle stability
  • Traction control, all-speed
  • Daytime Running Lamps
  • Air bags, frontal and side-impact, driver and front passenger with Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate infant, child or booster seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • OnStar, 6 months of Directions and Connections plan includes Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Remote Door Unlock, Turn-by-Turn Navigation with OnStar eNav (where available), OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, and Hands Free Calling. (Service not available with a ship-to of Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands. Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations.)
  • Automatic Crash Response
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System air pressure sensors in each tire with pressure display in Driver Information Center
  • Performance Traction Management performance traction control with 5 selectable settings
ENTERTAINMENT
  • Audio system, AM/FM stereo with CD player and MP3 playback seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, Radio Data System (RDS), automatic volume, TheftLock and auxiliary input jack
  • Audio system feature, 7-speaker system
  • XM Radio is standard on nearly all 2011 GM models and includes 3 months of trial service. Get over 170 channels, including: commercial-free music, sports, news, talk, entertainment, comedy, family and kids' channels, and much more. With XM's incredible range of programming, everything worth listening to is on XM (Includes hidden antenna in outside mirrors. Requires a subscription sold separately by XM after the first year. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and District of Columbia. Visit gm.xmradio.com for details. Service not available with a ship-to of Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands.)
  • Antenna, integral, hidden
  • Bluetooth for phone personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system and HMI (Human Machine Interface), with specific steering wheel controls
  • Audio system feature, Bose premium 7-speaker system
  • XM Radio is standard on nearly all 2011 GM models and includes 3 months of trial service. Get over 170 channels, including: commercial-free music, sports, news, talk, entertainment, comedy, family and kids' channels, and much more. With XM's incredible range of programming, everything worth listening to is on XM (3 trial months replaced with 1-year subscription. Includes hidden antenna in outside mirrors. Requires a subscription sold separately by XM after the first year. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and District of Columbia. Visit gm.xmradio.com for details. Service not available with a ship-to of Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands.)
  • XM Radio, 1-year subscription (Requires a subscription sold separately by XM after the first year. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and District of Columbia. Visit gm.xmradio.com for details. Service not available with a ship-to of Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands.)
  • Audio system with navigation, AM/FM stereo with CD player, MP3 playback and DVD-based touch-screen navigation USB port, auxiliary input jack, seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, Radio Data System (RDS), automatic volume, TheftLock, 6.5" LCD color display and voice recognition.

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