That’s right — we’re driving the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport today at the Atlanta Motorsports Park (lucky us). So, while we’re here getting our wheel time at the track, feel free to ask any questions you may have in the comments section just below, and we’ll do our best to answer them.
Slotting between the Corvette Stingray and Corvette Z06, the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport combines a lightweight architecture, a track-honed aerodynamics package, Michelin tires and a naturally aspirated engine to deliver exceptional performance.
The 2017 Corvette Grand Sport features the following content:
- Michelin Pilot Super Sport summer tires
- Specific Grand Sport wheel design, 19×10 inches in the front and 20×12 inches in the rear
- Brembo brake system
- Standard Magnetic Ride Control, specific stabilizer bars and unique springs
- Standard electronic limited-slip differential
- Available Z07 package that carbon ceramic-matrix brakes and Michelin Pilot Sport 2 Cup tires
- 6.2L V8 LT1 engine rated at 460 horsepower (343 kW) with the dry-sump oiling system and active exhaust
- Seven-speed manual transmission with active rev match and available eight-speed paddle-shift automatic with specific performance calibration
- Track-focused aero elements
- Specific front fender inserts
- Z06-style grille
- Wider rear fenders