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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Scoops Up Wheels’ Prestigious Sports Car of the Year Award

04/03/2014
DUBAI – Cementing its reputation as an industry leader, the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray has grabbed Wheels’ highly acclaimed 2014 Best Sports Car of the Year title in the Middle East. For sports car enthusiasts, the win certainly came as no surprise. The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is the most powerful standard model ever, which combines a high-performance driving experience, innovative craftsmanship and state-of-the-art technologies.

“We are so pleased that judges have named the all-new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray the 2014 Best Sports Car of the Year,” said Maurice Williams, President and Managing Director of GM Middle East Operations. “We knew that the muscle car would resonate strongly amongst consumers – after all, it is the most powerful, most capable standard Corvette ever. The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray incorporates an all-new frame structure and chassis, a new powertrain and supporting technologies, as well as completely new exterior and interior designs.”

Sharing only two parts with the previous generation Corvette, the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray boasts SAE-certified 455 horsepower and 624 Nm – and 460 horsepower and 630 Nm, with the available performance exhaust system. It is also the most capable standard model ever, with Z51-equipped models able to accelerate from 0 to 100kph in less than 4 seconds and achieve 1.03g in cornering grip.

About Chevrolet:
Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world's largest automotive brands, doing business in more than 140 countries and selling more than 4.9 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature spirited performance, expressive design, high quality and outstanding value. The Chevrolet portfolio for the Middle East features award-winning passenger cars such as the Spark, Sonic, Cruze, Malibu, Impala, Camaro and Corvette; crossovers such as the Captiva and Traverse; and, SUVs and pickups including the Tahoe and Silverado. Chevrolet also offers customers a high-level aftersales service experience through Chevrolet Care. More information can be found at www.chevroletarabia.com.

Photo Caption 1: The all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray has grabbed Wheels’ highly acclaimed 2014 Best Sports Car of the Year title in the Middle East. James Hewes, Publishing Director of Gulf News Magazines, presents the 2014 Best Sports Car of the Year award to Maurice Williams, President and Managing Director of GM Middle East Operations.

Photo Caption 2: 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Contacts:
Mohammed Al-Fayyad
Regional Communications Manager
Tel: (+9714) 314 3410
E-mail: mohammed.alfayyad@gm.com

Dawoon Jung
Chevrolet Product Communications
Tel: (+9714) 314 3381
E-mail: dawoon.jung@gm.com
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