It was unveiled at the 12th annual Corvette Birthday Bash at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
It was released as a replacement for the Z51 package for the Corvette (C6). The Grand Sport model also incorporates a Z06 brake package featuring 14" front and 13.4" brake callipers.
The manual transmission includes a dry sump system and a launch control option seen on the Z06 model as well as the ZR1 mode at the price of $6,000.
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010)
The Corvette Grand Sport appears in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010) as a Super Series racer vehicle.
The racer vehicle is unlocked upon the player earning a total of 105,000 racer bounty.
It is featured with an average acceleration and decent handling although its top speed is lacking compared to the rest of the series but it has strong nitrous power to compensate this.
|Earn 105,000 racer bounty||Super Series||188 mph (302 km/h)||$59,530||RWD|
|Not Available||436 bhp @ 5,900 rpm||4.0 seconds||2010|