This all-new mid-engine sports car is so much more than Next Generation – it’s next level. At once precise and powerful, the 2021 Corvette Coupe and Convertible have been completely redesigned from the ground up to deliver a thrill on every drive.
A mid-engine masterpiece
When you completely reimagine a car as iconic as Corvette, you get a beautifully sculpted mid-engine sports car that makes a powerful statement. Not your everyday car, but a car you want to drive every day. And with aerodynamic components integrated throughout, its gorgeous form is functional.
Only a single part has been carried over from the last generation
Door handles and the hatch and hood releases have been hidden for a perfectly clean appearance and improved aerodynamics
The all-new LT2 V8 engine is visible through a rear hatch window
Available Engine Appearance Package† adds carbon-fiber components as well as LED lights to illuminate the engine
Corvette has always been convertible-first, and the 2021 Corvette carries on that heritage with our first-ever production retractable hardtop. This no-compromise convertible features a top that flows seamlessly into the body while maintaining Corvette’s impressive storage capabilities. And performance remains high when the top goes down, making this the most track-capable Corvette convertible in history.
More to meet your eyes with the 2021 Corvette
With the engine in the rear, engineers were able to lower the cowl, hood, instrument panel and steering wheel for the utmost in forward vision.
Select your stance
Tailor your look with a choice of wheels wrapped in standard all-season tires†. These ultra-light 19-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels provide improved ride and reduced noise and are available in two designs inside of two spoke styles.
The driver’s domain
Every detail is designed to provide a natural and immersive driving experience that’s tailored to you. Each button exactly where it needs to be for comfortable, intuitive use. And with three seat combinations to choose from, there's sure to be one that perfectly suits you.
A heart that’s always racing
What happens when you set out to improve upon a storied legacy of small block engines? You get the all-new 6.2L LT2 V8. A no-compromises powerhouse that’s been architecturally transformed to sit lower for improved handling. It’s equipped with a standard dry-sump system for improved performance when g-forces are high, and features Continuously Variable Valve Timing that further improves performance.
Horsepower and Torque
The LT2 V8 engine in the 2021 Corvette delivers up to 495 horsepower† and 470 lb.-ft. of torque,† making it the most powerful production Corvette ever and giving it a top speed on a race track of 312 km/h (194 mph).
Pure and precise shifting
Every part had to earn its way onto this car, and the standard dual-clutch transmission is no different. It features lightning-quick shifts, combining the smoothness of an automatic with the action of a manual. And since there’s no deceleration between shifts, your lap times will benefit too.
The mind of the machine
This powerful machine is equipped with a serious command centre. From the latest Chevrolet Infotainment 3 system† with 8-inch diagonal colour touch-screen to the ingenious available Front Lift, every feature was included to improve your drive. With technologies like The Performance Data Recorder and colour Head-Up Display, the car just may help improve your driving skills too.
12-inch diagonal reconfigurable digital instrument display incorporates driver information and features three distinct themes
Available Enhanced Navigation with 3-D View
Available Bose Performance Series 14-speaker audio system
Available simplified Bluetooth®† pairing with NFC – simply place your compatible phone above the volume button to pair
Built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi®† Hotspot (data plan required)
Let nothing stand in your way. This available system raises the front of your Corvette almost 2 inches in less than three seconds† at low speeds so you can clear low obstacles like speed bumps or steep driveways. And since it remembers up to 1,000 GPS locations, it works seamlessly within your world.
Performance Data Recorder
Your digital driving coach is back and better than ever with 1080p recording that provides a high-quality reproduction of your drive. Capture acceleration speed, braking, gear choice, sound and more with this available feature designed to help make you one with the car. And when you’re away from the track, PDR can act as a dash cam with auto-record for your daily drives.Additionally, PDR is equipped with Valet Mode that can be used to monitor the use of your Corvette when others are behind the wheel, recording video and vehicle data, letting you park with peace of mind.