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October '19

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OCTOBER 2019 THE SHOP 47 PRECISION ENGINE • Improved torsional rigidity with a solid, connected feel on both the road and track • Improved ingress/egress for a mid-engine vehicle. There's no need for oversized rocker panels to bear structural and load weights, making it easier to enter and exit the vehicle • Improved stability due to a low center of gravity and outstanding handling • Preservation of Corvette's standard removable roof panel, which can easily be stored in the rear trunk • A front storage compartment that can fit an airline-spec carry- on and a laptop bag • Availability in both left- and right-hand-drive variants, a first for Corvette • Smart packaging with improved cabin comfort, including an additional inch of rearward seat travel and almost double the reclining angle The all-new Corvette Stingray is built with a mixed-materials strategy, enabling key features such as: • A stiff and lightweight main structure of six high-pressure diecast aluminum parts, also known as the Bedford Six, which are manufactured at GM Powertrain in Bedford, Indiana. They minimize the number of joints within the vehicle, making a stiffer structure that aids in handling and track cornering • Carbon fiber curved rear bumper beam for weight reduction • Front and rear trunk tubs and dashboard molded from ultra- lightweight float derived from fiberglass and a proprietary resin. The material is so light that it can actually float in water, according to Chevy. It works with other fiberglass and carbon fiber variants to lower mass and reduce noise and vibration. 800.264.9472 DesignEngineering.com THERMAL ACOUSTIC CONTROL THERMAL ACOUSTIC CONTROL THERMAL ACOUSTIC CONTROL THERMAL ACOUSTIC CONTROL THERMAL ACOUSTIC THERMAL ACOUSTIC THERMAL ACOUSTIC THERMAL ACOUSTIC DEALER & DISTRIBUTOR INQUIRIES WELCOME SPRINTER VAN HEAT & SOUND CONTROL KITS SPRINTER VAN HEAT & SOUND CONTROL KITS • ALL IN ONE COMPLETE HEAT & SOUND CONTROL KIT • ELIMINATES RATTLES AND NOISE • COMFORTABLE INTERIOR AT ANY TEMPERATURE • ALL IN ONE COMPLETE HEAT & SOUND CONTROL KIT • ELIMINATES RATTLES AND NOISE • COMFORTABLE INTERIOR AT ANY TEMPERATURE

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