LAS VEGAS, NV. — General Motors and its largest brand, Chevrolet, brought another big lineup of concept cars to SEMA 2013, including nine sports car variants. Headlining the group was a trio of 2014 Corvette Stingray concept cars.
Stingray Concept Vehicles
Stingray Atlantic Concept
Designed with cruising in mind, the Stingray Atlantic convertible concept features stunning Blade Silver paint, Z51 performance package with larger wheels, tires, and brakes, carbon fiber hood, and a host of body modifications.
Stingray Pacific Concept
The Stingray Pacific concept is more race-inspired and features a performance suspension, performance gearing, Z51 performance package with larger wheels, tires, and brakes, 7-speed manual transmission, and Torch Red paint.
Stingray Gran Tourismo Concept
The Stingray Gran Tourismo was created to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Gran Tourismo video game. It features a direct-injection 6.2L V8 with active fuel management that gives it 29 miles-per-gallon on the highway while tearing up the road with 465 ft.-lbs. of torque.
The COPO Camaro is Back
GM will once again offer 69 COPO Camaros for 2014. The 2014 COPO Camaro will be available with four different engines: naturally aspirated 350, 396, or 427 or Whipple-supercharged 350. Serial #1 of the production run be auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson’s January event in Scottsdale, AZ. Proceeds benefit the Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans, an organization dedicated to helping wounded veterans participate in marathons and share their success within a supportive community and their families.
Each COPO Camaro comes standard with a suite of NHRA-approved safety items, including a roll cage, to make the COPO Camaro eligible for the NHRA’s Stock and Super Stock classes. Other updates include a solid-rear axle in place of the standard independent rear suspension, a new wheel design, race seats, and massive rear tires.
2014 Camaro Spring Edition Introduced
The Camaro Spring Edition is coming to a dealer near you—and fairly soon.
Available starting in April, the Camaro Spring Edition will offer Camaro enthusiasts unique performance options from the factory: ZL1 spoiler, ground effects package, 21-inch wheels, HID headlights, and LED taillights. The Spring Edition is available with six- or eight-cylinder engine and will be offered in higher trim packages (2LT and 2SS).
New Crate Motors Available
Even if you’re not lucky enough to get your hands on a 2014 COPO Camaro, you can still put some of that COPO power under your hood.
GM will offer five COPO crate engines for 2014:
- Naturally aspirated 427 7.0L engine
- Two 5.3L supercharged 327 engines—one with a Whipple twin-screw 2.9L supercharger and one with a 4.0L Whipple supercharger
- Naturally aspirated 396-cubic-inch engine
- Naturally aspirated 350-cubic-inch
- Click on the slide show above for more pics from the General Motors press conference