The 2022 Corvette C8 Stingray arrives as the third model year of the latest mid-engine sports car, ushering in a few changes and updates over the 2021-model-year vehicle – including a price increase for the popular front lift system.
Pricing for the Front Lift with Memory system (RPO code E60) offered with the 2022 Corvette C8 Stingray is set at $2,260, an increase of $265 compared to the system’s pricing for the 2021 Corvette C8 Stingray, which was previously set at $1,995.
The Front Lift with Memory system raises the front of the Corvette C8 Stingray by approximately 50 mm, or roughly 2.0 inches, in order to help the sports car navigate obstacles like speed bumps and steep driveways. The system will raise the nose in less than 3 seconds at speeds up to 24 mph. The Memory function will also store up to 1,000 GPS locations to automatically raise the nose in frequently traveled problem areas.
The Front Lift with Memory system (RPO code E60) for with the 2022 Corvette is an optional extra on 2LT and 3LT trim levels, and is offered with both the Coupe and Convertible body styles.
As GM Authority covered previously, the 2022 Corvette Stingray also introduces a price increase for the popular Z51 Performance Package, which includes a bevy of go-faster equipment. Pricing for the package with the 2022 model year is up to $6,345, an increase of $350 when compared to the package pricing for the 2021 model year.
Under the “hood,” the 2022 Corvette Stingray once again draws motivation from the naturally aspirated 6.2L V8 LT2 gasoline engine, which is rated at 495 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque when equipped with the optional factory performance exhaust system. However, the LT2 has also been updated for the 2022 model year with regard to to the fuel delivery, active fuel management system, and engine calibration.
Also notable is the addition of the IMSA GTLM Championship Edition, a limited special edition model introduced for the 2022 model year.