America’s Sports Car: The History of Corvette

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2017 Corvette Grand Sport
The Corvette Grand Sport returned for 2017, powered by the LT1 normally-aspirated 6.2-liter V8 with aerodynamics, wheels, tires and brakes similar to the Z06 but tuned to optimize performance with the LT1 engine. The Grand Sport features wider fenders, wider rear quarter panels, unique front fender inserts, Z06-style grille, Grand Sport wheel design, 19×10 inch front wheels, 20×12 inch rear wheels, a front splitter, a rear wickerbill spoiler, functional brake ducts and improved cooling package. Magnetic Ride Control is standard, stabilizer bars are specific to Grand Sport, springs are unique, electronic limited-slip differential is standard as are Brembo brakes. The Corvette Grand Sport was the pace car for the 2017 Indy 500.

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