2018 Corvette Carbon 65 Edition Marks Milestone

2018 Corvette Carbon 65 Edition Marks Milestone

Features TREMEC 7-speed manual transmission

Chevrolet Pressroom / DETROIT / April 10, 2017 — 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.”

Each model is available with the TREMEC TR-6070 fun-to-drive manual transmission with Active Rev Match.

Available this summer along with the rest of the 2018 Corvette line, the Carbon 65 Edition adds $15,000 to the sticker price—if you’re fortunate enough to be one of the chosen 650.

FAST FACT: The first Corvette rolled out of the factory on June 30, 1953, in Flint, Michigan. Only 300 were built that year, each of them Polo White with a red interior.