Everything We Know About The Corvette E-Ray
After 70 years and eight generations, there’s simply never been anything else like it. The Corvette has been innovated upon time and time again. And now, it’s been electrified for the first time with an e-AWD system that works in tandem with its LT2 V8 engine to give it the fastest 0 to 60 time ever for this legendary nameplate. The new era of sports cars is here with the all-new 2024 Corvette E-Ray. Stop in to Mike Anderson Merrillville Chevy to learn more about Chevy electric cars today!
E-Ray Debut, Availability, And Pricing
Attendees of the 2023 Chicago Auto Show were treated to a special sneak peek of the new electric Corvette in February. Chevrolet debuted the vehicle at the Auto Show, but that’s probably all we’ll get for now. While the specific Corvette E-Ray release date is still unknown, we know it will launch in 2024. Plus, the Corvette E-Ray price starts at just $102,900, so it will be slotted in as the luxury model for the lineup of Chevy electric cars.
Made To Take On The World
Not made simply for performance, the 2024 Corvette E-Ray is made for all-season touring too. It even features standard all-season tires and Magnetic Selective Ride Control. Always up for a challenge, the all-new Corvette E-Ray is designed for year-round performance, whether it’s snow, rain, mud or ice. But this sophisticated supercar wasn’t created to take on Mother Nature alone. With technology inspired by the C8.R race car and Le Mans prototypes, plus standard carbon ceramic brakes, it’s made to take on the greatest cars in the world.
More Speed, More Power
A 1.9 kWh lithium-ion battery electrifies the electric Corvette 2024 for the first time, powering the electric drive unit that powers the front wheels. The battery is self-charging, picking up energy as you go, letting you focus on the drive. The E-Ray battery system includes an integrated power electronics system designed for maximum responsiveness, efficiency and performance, all in support of a 0.5-second improvement in 0-60 time.
The new Corvette reaches 0-60 time in just 2.5 seconds. It’s all thanks to a 6.2L small block powerhouse designed to thrill on every drive, on both road and track. Producing 495 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque, it features eight equal-length intake runners of 210 mm to maximize torque and airflow. A dry-sump oil scavenge system uses three pumps to ensure oil quality and flow to critical areas during high g-force cornering and acceleration.
Tech That Leads You Into The Future
With a standard Head-Up Display, you can keep your eyes on the road ahead. Or on the track—the E-Ray can also be equipped with an available Performance Data Recorder that can help you become a better driver. And you’ll be entertained on your longer drives with standard wireless Apple CarPlay and wireless Android Auto compatibility, as well as an available 14-speaker Bose Performance Series system.
New driver information screens keep you in the know about the vehicle’s battery power in addition to a host of performance parameters. The all-new E-Ray App, conveniently located on the center screen, gives you a quick look at even more performance data, RWD vs. FWD power and vehicle information.
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