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Expect To Shell Out A Bit More For The 2022 Model Year

2022 Corvette Stingray 3LT IMSA GTLM Championship Edition
Image copyright Mattheus Pach, Muscle Cars & Trucks.

The eight-generation Corvette is entering its third year of production as one of the fastest selling, most popular cars on the market. The mid-engined C8 will likely only become more sought after as improvements continue to be made and new trims become available. While the 2022 Chevrolet Corvette is getting an understandable price hike, by no means will the car cease to be the pinnacle of affordable sports cars. Thanks to information collected by Corvette Action Center, the world gets the full breakdown of the new 2022 C8 pricing.

2022 Corvette Stingray IMSA GTLM Championship Edition
Image copyright Mattheus Pach, Muscle Cars & Trucks.

2022 Chevrolet Corvette Pricing

All of the trim levels, both the coupe and convertible versions of the 1LT, 2LT, and 3LT are getting a price jump of $1,000 compared to the previous model year. The destination fees for 2022 Corvettes are also increasing from $1,095 to $1,295, a +$200 change. The comparative prices between the model years are shown below, destination fees included.

2021 Corvette vs. 2022 Corvette

The 2021 Corvette Stingray prices are on the left, while the 2022 Corvette prices are listed on the right:

$60,995 – 1LT Coupe – $62,195
$68,295 – 2LT Coupe – $69,495
$72,945 – 3LT Coupe – $74,145
$68,495 – 1LT Convertible – $69,695
$75,295 – 2LT Convertible – $76,495
$79,945 – 3LT Convertible – $81,145

2022 Chervolet Corvette Z51 Warf
Image via Chevrolet.

2022 Corvette Options Getting Price Hikes Too

Options for the 2022 C8 Corvette have seen increases as well. The popular Z51 Performance Package gets a price hike of $350, from $5,995 to $6,345. Even the E60 front-end lift system is $860 more than it was on the 2021 model and costs $2,260. We’ve finally got pricing on the low-profile rear spoiler that we covered earlier this year; the low rear spoiler and front splitter package will cost $595, a cheaper option if you’re not a fan of the more expensive high wing spoiler priced at $1,250. The 2022 IMSA GTLM Championship C8.R Edition that debuted earlier this year is also logged in the pricing breakdown. The special edition trim will cost $6,595 and can only be paired with the 3LT trim level.

You’re Still Getting Plenty Of Bang For Buck

If you’re having a hard time figuring out why you have to pay more for the 2022 Chevrolet Corvette, remember that the engine has been enhanced with an Active Fuel Management System and an updated fuel injection technology. For more details, MC&T got the full scoop from Chief Executive Engineer Tadge Juechter on how the Corvette engineering team was able to maintain power output and reduce emissions for the new model year. Additional color options are also available; Caffeine, Hypersonic Gray, and Amplify Orange will debut on the 2022 C8 Corvette when production starts, reportedly in September.

Written by Liam White

Student of the car industry. Automotive Media Padawan.

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