2012 Chevrolet Corvette

What’s new

Nothing beats the great American sports car. For the 2012 model year, drivers can engage the road like never before. New features and packages, along with a unique special edition, will continue its reputation for all-out performance. Hold on tight.

MODELS AND PACKAGES

New 2LT Package features Bluetooth® wireless technology for select phones, Head-Up Display (HUD), Bose® premium audio, navigation system and USB port

(ZLC) Chevrolet Centennial Special Edition commemorates Chevrolet’s 100th anniversary. Available on 3LT, 4LT, 3LZ and 3ZR. Includes:

  • (58U) Carbon Flash Metallic exterior color
  • Special Chevrolet Centennial Black wheels (specific to model) with special center cap logos
  • Satin Black graphics
  • Magnetic Selective Ride Control
  • Red brake calipers
  • Special badging
  • Ebony seating surfaces with suede accents and Red stitching
  • Custom leather-wrapped instrument panel and doors (except 3LT), seat embossment, steering wheel badge and special interior trim plate

(PIN) Customer selectable VIN (restrictions and approval required; available for SOLD orders only)

POWERTRAIN AND SUSPENSION

New (F55) Magnetic Selective Ride Control available with Z06, includes Performance Traction Management (PTM), (RUV) Black cup-style lightweight 19″ front and 20″ rear
aluminum wheels and (XFG) Michelin® PS2 tires

(PDE) ZR1 High Performance Package, includes (RUV) Black cup-style lightweight 19″ front and 20″ rear wheels, (XFH) Michelin PS Cup tires1 and (MH3) 6-speed close-ratio
manual transmission

(B92) Carbon fiber hood available for Z06

Z07 now includes Performance Traction Management (PTM), (XFH) Michelin PS Cup tires (optimized for warm, dry weather performance with reduced tread wear rating), (RUV) Black cup-style lightweight 19″ front and 20″ rear aluminum wheels1, (F55) Magnetic Selective Ride Control and Brembo® carbon ceramic brakes

Color calipers available in (J6D) Dark Gray Metallic, (J6F) Red (standard on Z06), (J6C) Silver (standard on Grand Sport) and (J6E) Yellow

EXTERIOR

(58U) Carbon Flash Metallic exterior color (included and only available with [ZLC] Chevrolet Centennial Special Edition)

New (GLF) Carlisle Blue Metallic exterior color

New (34T) Blue convertible top (interim introduction during 2011MY)

New (XFH) Michelin PS Cup tires (included and only available with [Z07] Z06 Ultimate Performance Package or [PDE] ZR1 High Performance Package)

New (RUL) 5-spoke, Chevrolet Centennial Black with Red stripe aluminum, 18″ front and 19″ rear wheels (included and only available on Coupe and Convertible with [ZLC] Chevrolet Centennial Special Edition)

New (RUM) Grand Sport Chevrolet Centennial Black aluminum, 18″ front and 19″ rear wheels (included and only available on Grand Sport with [ZLC] Chevrolet Centennial Special Edition)

New (RUR) Chevrolet Centennial Black with Red stripe, cup-style aluminum, 19″ front and 20″ rear wheels (included and only available on Z06 and ZR1 with [ZLC] Chevrolet Centennial Special Edition)

New (RUV) Black cup-style lightweight aluminum, 19″ front and 20″ rear wheels (included and only available on Z06 with [F55] Magnetic Selective Ride Control or [Z07] Z06 Ultimate Performance Package; also included and only available on ZR1 with [PDE] ZR1 High Performance Package)

New (Q5V) machined-face, cup-style aluminum, 19″ front and 20″ rear wheels, available on Z06 (with F55 or Z07) and ZR1

CHANGES FROM 2011MY to 2012MY:

  • (41U) Black discontinued, New Carbon Flash available through (ZLC) Centennial Special Edition
  • Front and rear tires are now represented with 1 RPO code
  • (MM6) is now the RPO code for the 6-speed manual transmission for Coupe, Convertible and Z06
  • (MZ6) is now the RPO code for the 6-speed manual transmission for Grand Sport
  • (ME2) is now the RPO code for the 6-speed manual transmission for ZR1
  • (MYC) is now the RPO code for the 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 3LT, 4LT and 2LZ now include (U3U) navigation audio system and USB port
  • New steering wheel design with model-specific badges
  • Suede seat inserts are included on 4LT, 3LZ and 3ZR
  • Bose audio upgrade to 9 speakers with new subwoofers
  • (J55) Brake calipers painted Black