$52,000 could get you a base 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK-class, it could get you approximately 7,400 craft beers in New York City, or you could get $52,000 Arizona Iced Teas. OR ... you could purchase a base 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. Chevy finally announced the price of the new signature model, pricing the Stingray at $51,995 and the convertible at $56,995. The actual model that you saw in New York would be priced at $73,360 and included things like the 3LT leather interior package ($8,005), the Z51 Performance Package ($2,800), competition sports seats ($2,495), and exposed-carbon-fiber roof panel ($1,995). Hit the jump for a full listing of standard options. 

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Standard features on the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray include:

-Seating with lightweight magnesium frames for exceptional support, and 8-way power adjustment
-Five-position Drive Mode Selector that tailors up to 12 vehicle attributes
-New seven-speed manual transmission with Active Rev Matching
-6.2L LT1 V-8 engine with direct injection, Active Fuel Management, continuously variable valve timing and an advanced combustion system
-Carbon fiber hood on all models, and a carbon fiber removable roof panel on coupes
-Aluminum frame that is 99 pounds lighter (40 kg) and 57 percent stiffer than previous model's structure
-Advanced high-intensity discharge (HID) and light-emitting diode (LED) lighting
-Dual, eight-inch configurable driver/infotainment screens, with next-generation Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system and rear vision camera
-Bose 9-speaker audio system with SiriusXM radio, Bluetooth connectivity, USB and SD card and auxiliary input jack
-Keyless access with push-button start
-Power tilt/telescope steering wheel
-An all-new, fully electronic top on the convertibles, that can be lowered remotely using the key fob