This week we’ve got the keys to a ragtop version of the seventh generation Corvette, here equipped with GM’s 8-speed automatic gearbox.

The convertible gives up so little in terms of handling and rigidity compared to its hardtop counterpart that GM didn’t need to add any additional structural bracing to the roadster, which has in turn helped to keep weight in check. The end result is a mere 64 pounds of additional heft for the open top car.

With the optional performance exhaust, the C7’s 6.2-liter V8 belts out a hefty 460 horsepower and 465 pound-feet of torque. Automatically rev-matched downshifts can be toggled via steering wheel paddles. Let’s take a closer look and then head out on the road.

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Comments

    • shawn powell
      shawn powell

      This sounds like a stupid question, but how does this guy get to drive all of these nice cars?

      about 1 day ago
    • Jr Varela
      Jr Varela

      It worth it

      about 6 days ago
    • street 75
      street 75

      Yet...holding the automatic shifter like it's manual. Instinct tells u...it should be.

      about 1 month ago
    • street 75
      street 75

      Convertible and auto...waste of time there. What's the point.

      about 1 month ago
    • jrag1000
      jrag1000

      Monster. mine used!

      about 1 month ago
    • Sheldon Curtiss
      Sheldon Curtiss

      ew automatic

      about 1 month ago
    • Gamer Studio
      Gamer Studio

      Interior is very odd

      about 1 month ago
    • Gamer Studio
      Gamer Studio

      I hate convertible cars

      about 1 month ago
    • Enamyzz
      Enamyzz

      The Sound Of The Engine Aggressively Roaring Through The Wind Is What's So Soothing To Me

      about 2 months ago
    • Turquoise dots
      Turquoise dots

      I wish I had this car! Always been a dream of mine since I was 9

      about 2 months ago
    • andrew mcrae
      andrew mcrae

      I have to ask even several years after the fact, why did you have the heads up display off?

      about 3 months ago
    • Jasper DiLincoln
      Jasper DiLincoln

      🔥🔥🔥🔥

      about 3 months ago
    • black man nathaniel
      black man nathaniel

      These cars is expensive, also I hate convertibles, would rather have it as a hardtop then its perfect. 👌🏿

      about 3 months ago
    • michael rodriguez
      michael rodriguez

      auto dimming mirrors = awesome feature

      about 3 months ago
    • michael rodriguez
      michael rodriguez

      bruh...that engine sound awesome!

      about 3 months ago
    • Liam Ivy
      Liam Ivy

      It sounds hangry

      about 4 months ago
    • дмитрий смирнов
      дмитрий смирнов

      7ij. 8

      about 4 months ago
    • Jazzy Jock
      Jazzy Jock

      That engine rev scared the crap out of me 😂😂😂

      about 4 months ago
    • Manyak bir vidio kanalı
      Manyak bir vidio kanalı

      hop da

      about 4 months ago
    • SIDESWIPE
      SIDESWIPE

      could you please drive with Renault Logan 2009?! or 2018?!

      about 5 months ago
    • Makayla Lightner
      Makayla Lightner

      i like this vidos it is good i like have one

      about 7 months ago
    • ChrisRs
      ChrisRs

      Are you doing the ZR1 soon?

      about 7 months ago
    • 999shazam
      999shazam

      Boat

      about 7 months ago
    • Miguel Sandoval
      Miguel Sandoval

      I like your car video

      about 9 months ago
    • edward baker
      edward baker

      I own a 2016 Stingray, manual, with every option except z51. This is my third Corvette. I can tell you the video does not do the car justice. I started many years ago in a TR3, then at 17 I got a 59 c1, owned a 260 and 280z, a C5 and finally this C7. It is the fastest, best sounding, best looking vehicle I have ever driven. It has an exotic howl when you let it loose. Play nice and you get 30mpg. The smell is all leather and suade. The manual doesn’t shift like a c2 69, cut it still feels good through the gates. No track ever for my car, so no z51. Don’t like the dry sump or the five extra quarts of syn oil. Great Bose system, self contained WiFi, nice nav and On Star is great to have on a trip. 15cubes of hatch storage. People generally don’t mess with you except the younger guys, but you’ll only get cut off by a soccer mom. Mag suspension just glues the car in the twisted. I had it on Skyline Drive and it is scary how tight this thing holds a turn. My advice, save your pennies, eat out less often, treat you wife right get to know some Vette boys. You can’t go wrong with this wonderful car. Come on, get one before your too damn old to enjoy it.

      about 11 months ago
    • munir salihin
      munir salihin

      Such a boring driving. I want to see the speed not city tour

      about 11 months ago
    • Juan Herrada
      Juan Herrada

      For those who are bashing on automatic because it isnt a stick grow up i am a truck driver and i drive a 10 speed or more it doesnt take skills its easy and for those of us who live in los angeles county like me driving stick in traffic isnt fun at all i rather take automatic its tiring driving stick at work 12 hr shifts 6 days a week just to go home and shift some more i got myself a mustang gt auto and love popping it in drive and not worry about shifting anymore just saying.

      about 11 months ago
    • Doris Andrews
      Doris Andrews

      this is my future self I have hella high hopes for me....................................but the only problem is SOMEHOW my hands and forearms have turned into those of a white males.......!!!!! LMAO!!!! XD

      about 1 year ago
    • Steven Cook
      Steven Cook

      that's a beautiful color for the corvette. Yellow is so cheesy :)

      about 1 year ago
    • Isaiah Akins
      Isaiah Akins

      Burn your tires off

      about 1 year ago