2014 Chevy Corvette C7 Stingray Interview Video with Harlan Charles @ 2013 Detroit Auto Show

http://www.autobytel.com/auto-shows/united-states/detroit/?id=32972 Road Test Editor Benjamin Hunting catches up with Harlan Charles, Corvette Product Manager, at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show for some excellent insights on the new C7 Stingray. How did you balance the evolution of the design with what people come to expect to see in a Corvette? "We really wanted to create an all new Corvette, every surface, everything people see was intended to be all new but also unmistakably Corvette. In the back of our minds we wanted to bring back the passion of the Stingray; some of the famous Corvettes like the 1959 Corvette racecar designed by Bill Mitchell, or the 1963 split-window. We wanted to bring back some of that passion but necessarily the same design cues. The goal was to create a new Corvette statement going forward that builds on the past but in an entirely new way. So one of the fine balances we did was incorporating a lot of racing technology which you can see in the car via the functional air vents and cooling outlets derived from the racecar while at the same time trying to make the car more sophisticated and upscale." Are we going to see different variations of the Corvette that will allow you to take on higher end GT cars? "Within the new Corvette Stingray line-up we have the Z-51 Performance Package to satisfy those who are looking for more track oriented performance, but then there will be different options at a higher luxury level that can be added on such as faux leather or suede headliner. We are going to have a lot of different ways that you can tailor the car to your needs whether it is more towards the performance end of the spectrum or the luxury GT end. What this will do is not only open the car up to the hard-core performance enthusiasts, but also to those who appreciate cars in general." Will there be additional smaller displacement engines in the future? "I will say the 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray does have a large displacement 6.2 liter engine, but there is an Eco-Mode with cylinder deactivation which essentially makes the car under certain conditions a 3.1 liter 4-cylinder. With this technology we are allowing people to have the best of both worlds: a large V-8 with 450 ft.-lbs. of torque when you want it and you can also have the fuel economy of a 4-cylinder." The Corvette gets faster with each new generation; will we ever hit a wall in terms of performance? "We keep pushing the technology envelope. On the C6 Corvette, we never thought that the car would make over 630 horsepower in the ZR-1, but we did surpass that figure. And I think the performance will keep on going, people will always want more power and more speed. We are going to keep pushing the envelope as much as we can." See More Car Videos http://www.autobytel.com/car-videos/?id=32972 Join Our Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/autobytel

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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray / Z51 Revealed @ 2013 Detroit Auto Show - CAR and DRIVER
Contributing Editor Csaba Csere reveals everything you need to know about the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette on the latest episode of Car and Driver: Tested. Check out our two-part interview segment with the engineers, designers, and managers of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette here: Part 1 - http://youtu.be/FrwBHi_bW2M Kirk Bennion - Exterior Design Manager Tadge Jeuchter - Chief Engineer Harlan Charles - Product Manager Part 2 - http://youtu.be/5TpOehEGz2s Michael Bailey - Chassis Vehicle System Engineer Jordan Lee - Chief Engineer, Small-Block V-8 Edward Moss - Manager, Structure Engineering Subscribe! http://bit.ly/subscribecaranddriver Check out more from the 2013 North American International Auto Show here: http://bit.ly/13wLAIA Read the full article here: http://bit.ly/RPUcXS Recommended Playlists: Comparison Tests: http://bit.ly/TOLki9 Car and Driver Tested: http://bit.ly/VC0dtC Driven: http://bit.ly/RHecgm Supercars: http://bit.ly/UrQpxu CAR: Chevrolet Corvette LOCATION: Detroit, Michigan MAG EDITORS: Csaba Csere Connect To Car and Driver: Twitter: http://bit.ly/tweetcaranddriver Facebook: http://on.fb.me/facebookcaranddriver Hosted by the editors of Car and Driver magazine, this show puts the audience into the action on new-car reviews, comparison tests, auto-show coverage, and more. Our experts drive and test the latest models, attend automotive events around the world, and check out the latest in-vehicle technology like massaging seats and night-vision systems. Viewers will also have the opportunity to write in and extend the conversation. Each week, the Car and Driver YouTube Channel will launch episodes of Car and Driver: Abroad, Car and Driver: Tested, Popular Mechanics Saturday Mechanic and How'd They Do That, and Road & Track Presents.




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