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The 2014 Corvette Stingray, one of the jewels in General Motors’ crown, is more than the iconic American sports car that it has been for years and years; it has become, at least at some level, an entry-level sports car.

Talking about this evolution, Chris Perry (Katy’s uncle and Steve’s brother), vice president of Chevrolet marketing, said, “The 2014 Corvette Stingray perfectly embodies Chevrolet’s mission to deliver more than expected for our customers. [The car] delivers a combination of performance, design and technology that very few manufacturers can match, and none can even come close for $52,000.”

However, being one of the least expensive cars in its class does not mean that just anyone can go out and buy a 2014 Corvette Stingray. No, General Motors is helping protect the Stingray’s cache of exclusivity by only allowing fewer than 30% of Chevrolet dealerships across the nation to sell it.

 

About the author: Andrew Greene

 

Now playing the role of grumpy old man in the foothills of Northern California’s Gold Country, Andrew has had a life-long love affair with vehicles of all sorts, from the bicycle he pedaled across the continent in 1991 to the armored personnel carriers he drove in the Army to the bamboo rafts, elephants, motorcycle taxis, ferries and buses he traveled by during the 13 years he lived and worked in South East Asia. Always eager to learn more about how the people of the world get from here to there in their day-today lives, he, a professional journalist, has been covering the vehicle industry for years.

 

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