For its 2014 incarnation, Corvette engineers and designers set out to build a revolutionary vehicle with the aesthetic impact and performance prowess worthy of the Stingray emblem. When it was finally unveiled to the public, the reaction was overwhelmingly positive. Then the experts drove it and shared the same sentiments.
They lauded its sculpted exterior, driver-centric cockpit and intelligent performance. And now, the awards are rolling in — 20 and counting — making this groundbreaking vehicle the industry’s most awarded car of the year. Stingray has even earned the coveted title of 2014 North American Car of the Year.
North American Car of the Year is voted on by 48 automotive journalists from the United States and Canada and recognizes the most outstanding vehicles of the year based on factors including innovation, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction and value for the dollar. The 2014 Corvette Stingray beat out every other 2014 vehicle to earn the prestigious title.
In addition, more than 20 magazines, websites and auto organizations awarded Stingray their top honors. Select awards are listed below:
AUTOMOBILE Magazine named Stingray its 2014 Automobile of the Year.
Car and Driver put Stingray on its annual "10Best” list.
Road & Track magazine named Stingray its Performance Car of the Year.
Yahoo! announced its top prize in October, naming Stingray the 2014 Yahoo Autos Car of the Year.
Autoweek magazine awarded Stingray its Best of the Best top new car honor.
Popular Mechanics lauded Stingray for its performance prowess in the magazine’s 2014 Auto Excellence Awards.
Esquire magazine called the Stingray reveal the Automotive Event of the Year.
The Motor Press Guild named Stingray its inaugural Innovation Vehicle of the Year (over $29,000).
The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) named the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray the Best New Sports/Performance Car.
AutoGuide.com named Stingray the 2014 Reader’s Choice Car of the Year.
The Detroit Free Press named the 2014 Corvette Stingray its Car of the Year.
Bloomberg News also gave Stingray its 2014 Car of the Year title.
Learn more about the award-winning 2014 Corvette Stingray here.