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Official: 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray good for up to 30 mpg* (Autoblog)

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Chevrolet

With each bit of advance information that trickles out about the 2014
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, we can’t help but be more amazed and eager to
drive it. First, it was announced that the C7 would start at a reasonable-
sounding $51,995 and then Chevy revealed the LT1 V8 will generate 455
horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque, but now we’re getting the latest
piece of the Corvette puzzle: fuel economy.

Few people buy a Corvette for fuel economy, but recent generations have
offered downright impressive consumption figures considering the model’s
performance envelope. And now owners of the new Stingray Coupe will be able to
save a little bit more money at the pump thanks to fuel economy ratings of up
to 30 miles per gallon when driven in Eco mode – that’s an 11-percent
improvement over the C6’s already robust number. *EPA window sticker ratings
will be 17 miles per gallon in the city and 29 mpg highway when equipped with
the standard seven-speed manual gearbox, with the latter figure representing
something of an average between the 28 mpg when the car is in Tour mode and
the 30 mpg when …

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