In terms of what is new, Black is back as well as the new color we told you about which is officially called “Night Race Blue Metallic”. The other major 2013 additions which have already been seen are the 427 Convertible and the 60th Anniversary Package.
A new color, Carlisle Blue Metallic, was introduced in 2012. Also included were new Silver-painted Torque 2 wheels and Pearl White full-length racing stripes. This was a nod to the great Corvettes at Carlisle event held in August every year.
The Corvette model range was further extended for 2011 with the introduction of the Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition. The new Carbon can be thought of as existing between the standard fare Z06 and the top of the line ZR1.
The base price of the 2009 Chevy Corvette Coupe without any optional equipment. Included a 430 Horsepower, LS3 engine, a six-speed manual transmission, stereo CD with XM radio and an auxillary MP3 jack, OnStar, leather seats, power driver seat...
The most notable advancement of the 2008 Corvette model year was the news that Chevrolet had developed another evolution of its legendary small-block engine. The new engine was designated the LS3, and would become the standard engine.
In addition to the Ron Fellows Z06, another special-edition Corvette was introduced in 2007. This version was based on the Corvette Pace Car that was used at the 91st running of the Indianapolis 500 driven by actor/racer Patrick Dempsey.