Photo credits: Chevrolet

General Motors finally took wraps off the long awaited and painfully teased Corvette C7 and we think it was worth waiting. The new Vette is powered by the all new all-new LT1 small-block 6.2-Liter V8 producing 450 Hp and 610 Nm (450 ft/lb). The engine sends power to rear wheels through a 7-speed manual or a six-speed paddle shift automatic transmission. No performance numbers have been released yet but the 0 to 100 Km/h (62 mph) time is expected to be under 4 seconds since the new Vette has a better power to weight ratio than the previous model.

Aesthetically, the new Vette is pretty much what we were hoping for. It's a huge change over the C6 but it's unmistakably a Corvette. The car is built around an aluminum frame and has a prefect 50/50 weight distribution.

The interior is a real improvement over the previous model and with a 14.1-inch diameter, the steering wheel is slightly smaller. The lightweight magnesium frame seats will be available in two versions: "GT" and "Competition Sport". As its name suggests, the latter will be more adapted to track use.

Pricing has not been announced yet and the car won't be available for the buyers before six months. So until then, you can contemplate the gorgeous new Vette in the gallery below. and stay tuned for more pictures and videos.

More pictures (update)

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[Source: GM]
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