Taken with a Canon T3i and 18-200 Canon Is lens at Philadelphia auto show
This is the 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition. it is the fastest, most capable convertible in Corvette’s history. Marking the 60th Anniversary.
The Corvette is an iconic sports car by the Chevrolet.It has been in production for six generations. The first model, a convertible, was designed by Harley Earl and introduced at the GM Motorama in 1953 as a concept show car. Myron Scott is credited for naming the car after the Navy’s small, maneuverable warship called a corvette. Originally built in Flint, Michigan and St. Louis, Missouri, the Corvette is currently manufactured in Bowling Green, Kentucky and is the official sports car of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. There is a National Corvette Museum documenting the car’s worldwide history, hosts exhibits, tours and the annual anniversary celebration.
The convertible blends elements of the Z06 and ZR1 models to create the fastest and most-capable convertible in Corvette’s history.
Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition The Corvette 427 Convertible blends elements of the Z06 and ZR1 models to create the fastest and most-capable convertible in Corvette’s history. Its heart is the 427-cubic-inch (7.0L) LS7 engine from the Corvette Z06. Rated at 505 horsepower (377 kW) and 470 lb.-ft. of torque (637 Nm), it is the most powerful engine ever installed in a production Corvette convertible and, like the Z06, the 427 Convertible is only available with a six-speed manual transmission.