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The Chevrolet Corvette C3 Stingray is the third-generation Corvette model.

Description

The Chevrolet Corvette (C3) is a sports car that was produced by Chevrolet for the 1968 through 1982 model years. Engines and chassis components were mostly carried over from the previous generation, but the body and interior were new. It set new sales records with 53,807 produced for the 1979 model year. The C3 is the third generation of the Chevrolet Corvette, while the 1969 through 1976 models mark the second generation of the Corvette Stingray.

The engine of the 1982 model produced 200 hp (149 kW) and was mated to a new four-speed automatic transmission with torque converters bypass in the top three gears. Compared to the previous Turbo-Hydramatic 3-speed, the new 700-R4 transmission had a lower first and second gear for improved low-end acceleration, and a fourth gear overdrive that would reduce engine RPM by 30 percent at highway cruising speeds, resulting in better fuel economy. On the downside, the new transmission was not considered a strong unit and proved problematic. The final model C3 Corvette's published performance numbers were 0-60 in 7.9 seconds-the quarter-mile in 16.1 @ 85 mph (137 km/h).

Asphalt 8: Airborne

A8A Chevrolet Corvette C3 stock + price

Summary

The Chevrolet Corvette C3 was added to the game during the Multiplayer League Update.

The Chevrolet Corvette C3 is a mid-high-end Class A car. The Corvette C3 has a starting rank of 1251, a MAX rank of 1581, and a MAX+PRO rank of 1759. It has a reasonably large Tuning Kit bonus of +57.

The Corvette C3's main rivals in Class A are the Ferrari 330 P4 (A1749), Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe Touring Car 2014 (A1754), Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 (A1758),Sbarro Alcador (A1760), McLaren 675LT (A1763), Mosler GT3 (A1765), Bentley EXP10 Speed 6 (A1770), Jaguar XJ220S (A1772), and Aston Martin One-77 (A1777).

Performance

The Chevrolet Corvette C3 specializes in total top speed alone, with mediocre or bad performance in other aspects. The Corvette C3 is faster than the McLaren 675LT but it's still not able to compete with even the McLaren Mercedes MP4-25 or SIN R1. The Corvette C3 has very bad drifting, mediocre handling, medium-poor acceleration, and a decent nitro efficiency of 6/12/16.

Within the mid-high-end Class A cars, the Corvette C3 is one of the least competitive cars, due to its poor stats overall.

Usage

The Chevrolet Corvette C3 is overshadowed by the McLaren 675LT regarding usage, in all categories.

The Corvette C3 can achieve decent lap-times in TLEs; possibly shorter than those of the McLaren 675LT. However, due to its expensive price and difficulty of driving, the Corvette C3 is undesirable. The Corvette C3 does have a very good Car Mastery Challenge 15 grinding race, though, located in Westminster Bridge, London. The Corvette C3 is also often featured as the top choice for exclusive TLEs.

The following upgrade configurations are possible multiplayer upgrade setups for the Corvette C3:

  • 0401 0020 = 250.6 mph/403.6 km/h @ A1416
  • 0401 0050 = 260.5 mph/419.5 km/h @ A1459
  • 0401 5050 = 274.7 mph/442.3 km/h @ A1521
  • 0502 5052 = 288.3 mph/464.2 km/h @ A1598
  • 0514 5554 = 298.2 mph/480.3 km/h @ A1669

These tunes are reasonably decent, for a high-mid-end Class A car. However, the Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe Touring Car 2014 is slightly faster at the same rank (between ranks 1400-1550) and it also has better acceleration/drifting/handling. Overall, the Corvette C3 doesn't have a chance of even defeating the C 63 Coupe at those ranks, let alone a chance of beating any of the overpowered cars (such as the Chevrolet 2016 Camaro SS). The Corvette C3 can be used at higher ranks, between 1600-1700, where it might be able to achieve 1800-1900 rating points.

Price

The Corvette C3 costs A8Tokens 6,000 to buy and A8Credits 2,332,950 or A8Tokens 16,255 to max out. Pro Kits require A8Credits 1,313,450, 12 of each Class A Parts card, 16 V8 Engines, 4 Initial Tech cards, 4 Early Tech cards, 12 Mid-Tech cards, and 8 Advanced Tech cards. As of March 24, 2018, the Corvette C3's price is swapped into A8Credits 850,000.

Availability

Originally planned to be released in its debut update, a bug in Mastery that rewarded A8Tokens 12,550 delayed the Chevrolet Corvette C3's release until the Championship Update. It was a Holiday Rush Season Elite League reward awarded to the top 100 players in the Global Leaderboard. On January 25, 2017 (the Lunar New Year 2017 Update's release day), the Corvette C3 was made available for everyone.

From the Car Blueprints Update onwards, the Chevrolet Corvette C3 was made unpurchasable, although it was still usable in the Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport's Enduro Double Down event as an Enduro Car. As of July 3, 2017, the Chevrolet Corvette C3 is now available again.

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