The Horsepower Rating for 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray = 455

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray debut was missing one important piece of information: final power figures for the car’s V-8 engine. Now, Chevrolet has released horsepower and torque ratings of 455 hp and 460 lb-ft for the C7 Corvette.

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray's LT1 V-8 engine

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray’s LT1 V-8 engine

To save Google some searches, those power figures are within spitting distance of the epic LS7’s 505 horsepower 470 lb-ft of torque. A cylinder-deactivation setup which is a Corvette first in combination with the LT1′s direct fuel injection contribute to fuel economy that Chevy estimates will exceed 26 mpg on the highway. As for the performance parameters that matter to those interested in the Corvette’s sports-car chops, Chevrolet estimates that the base Stingray should hit 60 mph in less than four seconds. Have we mentioned that we want to drive this thing? Badly.

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray's LT1 V-8 engine cut-away

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray’s LT1 V-8 engine cut-away

When the 2014 Corvette Stingray goes on sale later this year, it will offer the LT1 V-8 mated to either a six-speed automatic or a seven-speed manual transmission. Coupe and convertible flavors will be offered, as well as a Z51 performance pack option. Pricing starts at $51,995 for the coupe and $56,995 for the convertible.

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray's Dyno Results

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray’s Dyno Results

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