New Chevrolet Corvette: 2008 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe LT1 Review
This two door two passenger sports vehicle which is also a convertible is available in 10 trims. This ranges from Coupe LT1 to Z06 LZ3. There are a few minor changes in the 2008 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe LT1 such as a XM satellite radio, airbags in the side curtains and time pressure monitoring system. Other than these there are the regular features like traction control, antilock brakes, air conditioning, keyless entry system by remote and power windows.
Systems that is similar to the previous model
The front wheeled drive of the 2008 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe LT1 is powered by a four cylinder engine of 2.2 – liter Ecotec type and a 148 horsepower. The engine which is made of light weight aluminum is made up of balance shafts that are counter rotating and have an inflexible constitution. This assists in reducing the noise of the engine and the vibration. The engine which is very fuel efficient is linked to a manual transmission of five speeds which is under the normal category or an optional automatic four speed one. The Chevy Cobalt LT1 Coupe is rated high for its economy, the quality of the build, comfort of the interiors and handling.
Features of the Chevrolet Corvette Coupe LT1
The 2008 Corvette is a carryover from 2007. The maximum seating capacity of the Chevrolet Corvette Coupe LT1 is 5 passengers with a leg room of 42 inches in the front and 32.2 in the back seat. On the exterior the wheel base is 103.3 and the length 180.5 inches, the height 55.5 inches. There are standard amenities provided like the air conditioning, standard power windows and power door locks. A stereo with CD player is another of the amenities that is given with the vehicle. Of the safety features that are provided are standard air bags for the driver and the passengers. There are front airbags, side airbags and side curtains airbags. The ABS brakes are optional.
The Chevrolet Corvette Coupe LT1 is a vehicle that is admired on the road and people enjoy looking at it for its sleek styling. It is an all rounder with an engine that has a lot of power and is yet economical on the gas mileage, has an exhaust of the dual mode NPP kind and is extremely comfortable on long trips. It is highly recommended by all users, who have found it very satisfactory and definitely an above average, in fact excellent vehicle.
* 6.2L V8, 16 valve, 430 hp @ 5900 rpm
* 6 speed manual or 6 speed automatic transmission
* 16 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway
* Green Rating: 61
* The Z06 LZ3 is equipped with a standard 7.0-liter, V8
* Engine HP is 505 which reaches 16 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway
Horse Power @ rpm: 148 @ 5600
Torque @ rpm: 152@4200
4 speed automatic overdrive drive: optional
5 speed manual over drive: standard
Fuel tank size: 13.0