2017-05-04 / Auto View

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2018 CORVETTE CARBON 65 EDITION MARKS MILESTONE


Limited to 650 vehicles globally, and available on Grand Sport 3LT and Z06 3LZ trims, the Carbon 65 Edition features visible carbon fiber exterior elements, a new Ceramic Matrix Gray exterior color and special interior appointments, including a new carbon fiber-rimmed steering wheel. Limited to 650 vehicles globally, and available on Grand Sport 3LT and Z06 3LZ trims, the Carbon 65 Edition features visible carbon fiber exterior elements, a new Ceramic Matrix Gray exterior color and special interior appointments, including a new carbon fiber-rimmed steering wheel. Chevrolet is commemorating the 65th anniversary of the Corvette with a new Corvette Carbon 65 Edition offered on 2018 Grand Sport 3LT and Z06 3LZ models.

Limited to only 650 numbered vehicles globally, the distinctive Carbon 65 blends visible carbon-fiber exterior elements — notably, a new carbon-fiber rear spoiler and quarter ducts — with a new Ceramic Matrix Gray exterior color and special interior appointments, including a new carbon-fiber-rimmed steering wheel.

“Corvette is one of the most storied names in Chevrolet and sports car history, with a heritage few can match,” said Paul Edwards, U.S. vice president Chevrolet Marketing. “The new Carbon 65 Edition honors that legacy, while offering customers another unique, special-edition model that personalizes the ownership experience.” The Carbon 65 Edition package (order code Z30) will include:


Carbon 65 Edition coupes feature new carbon-fiber quarter intake ducts. Carbon 65 Edition coupes feature new carbon-fiber quarter intake ducts. • Available on Grand Sport 3LT and Z06 3LZ trims
• Ceramic Matrix Gray exterior (blue top on
Convertibles)
• Unique fender stripes and door graphics
• Black wheels with machined grooves paired with
summer-only tires*
(Cup-style wheels for Grand Sport and Blade-style
wheels for Z06)

• Blue brake calipers
• Visible carbon-fiber ground effects, hood section
and roof (Coupe models) or tonneau inserts
(Convertible models)
• New visible carbon-fiber spoiler (all models) and
quarter intake ducts (Coupe)
• Center caps with Carbon logo
• Carbon Flash badges and outside mirrors
• Jet Black suede-wrapped interior with blue stitching
• Carbon-fiber steering wheel rim and gloss carbonfiber interior trim
• Competition Sport seats
• Carbon 65 Edition sill plates


The carbon-fiber rear spoiler is one of many carbon-fiber elements on the Carbon 65 Edition. The carbon-fiber rear spoiler is one of many carbon-fiber elements on the Carbon 65 Edition. The Corvette Carbon 65 Edition package will cost an additional $15,000 and will be available this summer, along with the rest of the 2018 Corvette lineup.

– Content and photos courtesy Chevrolet Communications

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