2011 Chevy Corvette Grand Sport

2011 CHEVY CORVETTE GRAND SPORT BACKGROUND
Of course, the Grand Sport name has been applied to track-oriented and racing Corvettes since 1963, which raced in 24-hour endurance races and GTs in Europe, with great success. Fast forward to modern times. The 6th-gen (C6) Corvette, launched in 2005, was ready for an upgrade. Chevrolet had revived the hallowed Grand Sport name a few times so far, and applied it to the C6 starting in 2010. The focus was not on all-out horsepower, but in handling. With 430 horses on tap already, they wanted to get that power to the ground in a way that drastically-reduced lap times for their track-oriented customers.
2011 CHEVY CORVETTE GRAND SPORT UPGRADES
Chevy started with the base Corvette, already an excellent-handling car, then upgraded the suspension, brakes, enlarged the wheel/tire package, widened the rear body to accommodate the added tire size. A freer-flowing exhaust bumped horsepower by 6 and torque by 4 pound-feet. The big news for the 2011 Chevy Corvette Grand Sport was the new option of F55 Magnetic Selective Ride Control, a $1,695 option that propelled the Grand Sport to 1.06 g's of lateral force on the skidpad. Unheard of for a street car in 2011. A convertible body style was also available as a Grand Sport, and was in fact the fastest production Corvette convertible in history, up to that point.

2011 Chevy Corvette Grand Sport SPECIFICATIONS


Price when new (MSRP)

Wheelbase

Length

Width

Height

Track, front

Track, rear

Fuel capacity

Weight, curb

Brakes, front

Brakes, rear

Wheels, front

Wheels, rear

Tires, front

Tires, rear

ENGINE SPECS         

Engine code

Engine type

Displacement

Horsepower @ RPM

Torque @ RPM

PERFORMANCE       

Zero-to-60mph

1/4-mile

Top speed

BASE CORVETTE

$49,045

105.7 in

174.6 in

 (w/o mirrors) 72.6 in

49.1 in

62.1 in

60.7 in

18.0 US gal

3,208 lbs

12.0" X 1.0" disks

12.8" X 1.3" disks

18.0" X 8.5" aluminum

19.0" X 10.0" aluminum

P245/40ZR18

P285/35ZR19


LS3

OHV 90-degree V8

6.2 L / 378 ci

430 hp @ 5900 rpm

424 lb/ft @ 4600 rpm

CORVETTE GRAND SPORT

$75,255

105.7 in

174.6 in

 (w/o mirrors) 72.6 in

49.1 in

62.1 in

60.7 in

18.0 US gal

3,311 lbs

12.0" X 1.0" disks

12.8" X 1.3" disks

18.0" X 9.5" aluminum

19.0" X 12.0" aluminum

P275/35ZR18

P325/30ZR19


LS3

OHV 90-degree V8

6.2 L / 378 ci

436 hp @ 5900 rpm

428 lb/ft @ 4600 rpm


4.2 sec

12.6 sec @ 115 mph

185 mph


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