10 Tech Innovations in the C7 Corvette Explained

Drive Mode Selector

While most cars these days are taking away more and more buttons and dials, the Stingray actually added one right in the center of the interior, where your right hand would land. The dial is a drive mode selector, which has five different options that dynamically change 12 different attributes of the car.

Between Weather, Eco, Tour, Sport and Track modes, the car alters the exhaust sound, transmission shifting pattern, electronic throttle control, electronic slip-diff, chassis rigidity, steering feel, and traction control to name a few. Tour is for everyday business, weather is, of course, for better precision in rain and snow, eco is to help with fuel economy, sport is for a more tuned experience for serious road driving, and Track is exactly that: for the track.    

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