The Chevy Corvette C8.R swept the IMSA sportscar championship sequence by successful the Producers, Drivers, and Workforce titles in 2020. Celebrating this momentous occasion is the 2022 Corvette Stingray IMSA GTLM Championship Version. Restricted to simply 1,000 models, Chevy’s particular version Stingray is filled with racing-inspired livery.
“Racing has been a part of the Corvette’s DNA from practically the start,” mentioned Laura Klauser, Basic Motors Sports activities Automotive Program supervisor. “Each the Corvette Stingray and C8.R have seen super success capitalizing on the advantages of a mid-engine platform – and we’re simply getting began.”
The 2022 Corvette Stingray IMSA GTLM Championship Version relies on the 3LT trim with the Z51 Efficiency Bundle. Out there in two paint colours (Speed up Yellow No.3 and Hypersonic Grey No.4 because the C8.R racing mannequin), the No.3 version options grey graphics, whereas the No.4 version has yellow accents.
Additionally customary is a Carbon Flash high-wing rear spoiler, yellow brake calipers, black Trident wheels, Carbon Flash wing mirrors, black facet rockers, and splash guards. In the meantime, the Strike Yellow or Sky Cool Grey inside will get GT2 seats, yellow seat belts, and a C8.R Particular Version quantity plaque.
Alternatively, the usual 2022 Chevy Corvette can also be accessible in three new paint colours: Caffeine, Hypersonic Grey, and Amplify Orange Tintcoat. Non-Z51 Stingray fashions additionally get a low-profile rear spoiler and a Z51 design entrance splitter.
In fact, the 2022 Corvette stays motivated by GM’s LT2 6.2-liter V8 engine pumping out 490 horsepower (495 horsepower with the accessible efficiency exhaust) and 470 pound-feet of torque. Energy from this mighty engine goes to the rear wheels through Chevy’s eight-speed dual-clutch computerized transmission. The C8 Corvette Z51 accelerates from zero to 60 mph in simply 2.9-seconds.
Moreover, the Z51 package deal is accessible throughout the lineup, together with 1LT, 2LT, and 3LT trims in each coupe and convertible physique types. The 2022 Chevy Corvette C8 has base costs at $62,195 (together with vacation spot) for the coupe and $69,695 for the convertible. The IMSA GTLM Championship Version Bundle begins at $6,595. Chevy dealerships will start taking orders for the 2022 Corvette this July 1, 2021.