TITLE

Chevrolet loosens leash on 2001 Corvette

AUTHOR(S)
Robinson, Aaron
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;7/3/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5882, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on electronic driver aids in General Motors' (GM) Chevrolet Corvette Z06 coupe for 2001. Price range for the automobile; Software and hardware upgrades; Dynamic rear brake proportioning; Side-slip angle control; Revised traction control; Enabling of drivers to shift into competitive mode while moving; Engine specifications; Revised aluminum cylinder heads with improved intake.
ACCESSION #
3325804

 

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