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Thank you Corvette for fixing interior !
5 of 6 people found this review helpful
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By Chuck W
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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M)


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I have always loved Corvettes since I was a child. I still remember my father redoing my mom's 1964 Stingray Coupeville which was in 85 and we still own it woth only 82,000 original miles. So I always loved them I have owned probably 10 in my lifetime my newest prior tp my 2014 was a 1996 and I was having hard time to love them that is the newer models. I felt like I was getting cheated with what I paid in my opinion poor quality interior. It's hard to believe they made Cadillac which had nice interior yet Many Vettes had alot of plastic which had many cracked dash from the sun ripped seats from poor quality seats. In 2014 when I realized they were bringing back the Stingray I figured I would at least go check it out it was my favorite body style especially 63-67 and it would be 50 years older than my mom's who had passed away. As soon as I saw the Torch Red wit top down and I thought nice. Now let's see the interior. Boy was I blown away. They finally took the time to make it look like a nice sports car should look like. I purchased it with 6 miles on it and I have nothing but great things to say about it. The ride also has been made so much smoother. Alot of Vettes ride like log wagons and they even give yiu the chance to drive it in 6 different modes which is smooth and safe and if you fill like driving like you stole it you can do that easily. You just put it ittn track mode I'd you really want all she has turn the traction control off ittn track mode. If taking ittnnt to track I would practice take off because I didn't think with big 20 inch rims and tires just turning off track mode would make that big difference man was I wrong Ilit just lites them up and just hang on for the ride. Even with Traction control on yiu stomp gas it will spin a little. I was definitely fooled I had a 2010 2 SS Camaro and it wouldn't even chirp the tires. Maybe I got a lemon. I sold it quickly. It had so much tech that when you stomped the gas it would take half second delay before taking off. The Vette doesn't. Even in economy mode if you stomp gas it will give you power then it doesn't hesitate. Again I am so glad the team at Chevy Corvette finally made a top notch Sports car. I hope other Corvette owners are as happy with theirs as I am mine. Also I'm not trying to bash those other Vettes I just thought Chevy Dropped the ball in certain areas.


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Fun, refined, sexy!
3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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By Chi
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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible Z51 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M)


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This is simply one awesome vehicle. American muscle with toys galore and a bit of a retro driving feel.


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More GM problems
19 of 22 people found this review helpful
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By bigda
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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M)


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I have owned 4 Corvettes and was looking forward to receiving my 2014 convertible this summer.
After 2 weeks the car went in to replace the air conditioner compressor.
Got it back and 3 weeks later it went in to replace the torque tube.
The dealer has had it for 2 1/2 weeks and 3 days ago called me to say they didn't know how to fix it after having gotten a new torque tube from Bowling Green.
The dealer then said they had called upon the GM technical folks to help them figure out the problem.
Add this to GM's safety and quality failures.
The simple problem is that they made the torque tube out of steel instead of aluminum and it transfers too much heat.
Can't fix stupid!!!


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More than meets the eye
13 of 13 people found this review helpful
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By golfbone
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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible Z51 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M)


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This is my third Corvette after 2 C6s and of course anyone who has seen the car knows that it's a huge esthetic upgrade over the previous model.
It isn't until you drive one and live with it however that you can begin to appreciate how much better the car is inn every way.
It's much more refined, quieter, faster, better handling, better riding, comfortable and well thought through than than the previous Vette's I've owned which were like beautiful smiles missing a few teeth.
This car is the real deal and it's an absolute joy in every way.
I look forward to every drive in it and it makes me feel like an super hero when I drive it.
Strongly recommend the mag ride, Z51 and NPP exhaust.


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Much quieter convertible tip than C6. Works at speeds up to 30mph which makes it much more useful. 3lt interior is very high end....looks, feels and smells like a Coach bag. Wonderful. The engine is magnificent. All the power in the power in the world and average 22mpg driving in the real world! Acceleration is borderline terrifying, engine sounds like Mozart tuned it in sport and track mode. Ability to change the car from soft riding/easy driving to track car terror with a flick of a dial is awesome. Steering feel and handling make you want to really push this car in a way the C6 did not. This is an extremely fun car to drive hard.


Worst Features

Little gravel pebbles can can stuck in the body seams buy the rear wheel wells and be tough to free up. Should have a protector for those seams. Navigation should have some easier to access presets. You need to save those to your favorites and if you don't have a teenager to figure it out good luck. I'm not nuts about the electronic emergency brake. Miss my handle pull one. Slight "thunk" when going from 8 to 4 cylinders.....could be more seamless there. (Hard not to notice an engine dropping from 460 to 130 hp I guess when you have your foot on the gas) Would be nice if you could also close vert top with remote as well as open it . I'm nitpicking. The car is AWESOME!


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Best American sports car ever made(so far)
6 of 7 people found this review helpful
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By jeffg13
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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible Z51 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M)


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I have had various American muscle cars in my life and also currently own a cadillac ATS turbo 2.0 which is a great car. Like soem other reviewers have stated I always liked vettes but not enough to plunk down the cash for it. Luckily I'm at the stage of my life where I cab finally afford a performance machine like the C7. This version is a serious performance machine. In order to get similar performance rfom an import you can easily spend 30-70K more than a well equipped C7. I bought a 2LT, Z51 convertible which i think is a great combo package for 70k. Best performance value on the market hands down and this car not only performs, feels and drives great but is also equally stunning looking


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Materials & finish performace bang for your buck looks speed list goes on and on......


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