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2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray Exhaust Sound!

Chevrolet has released a walkaround video of the 2014 Corvette, with Tadge Juechter, executive chief engineer, walks us around the 7th generation model that’s on show now at the Detroit Auto Show.
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We’ve already done in-depth coverage of the car directly from the floor of the Cobo center, but one crucial element was still missing. The all-important exhaust sound coming from that quad-pipe system.

Preliminary specs suggest the 6.2-liter small block engine produces 450 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque. You could get that from a turbocharged 3-liter these days, but the car wouldn’t sound as honest. Hearing those short seconds of V8 grumble, we’re glad Chevrolet didn’t go the turbo route.

The engine itself is a cast aluminum block with two overhead valves per cylinder and direct injection technology.

he 2014 C7 Corvette is available with a dual-mode active that exhaust system offers a 27-percent improvement in airflow. It features two additional valves that open to a lower-restriction path through the mufflers. When open, these valves increase engine performance and produce a more powerful exhaust note.


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