It's hard to find a sports coupe that is this much fun at this price point. 

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Using the driveline of the standard Corvette Stingray, but borrowing the beefier body and chassis of the Z06, it offers track-car handling without a crazy amount of power.

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The Grand Sport was, and still is, the best of both worlds.

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The Grand Sport relies on the standard Corvette motor: General Motors' 6.2-liter LT1 V8 putting out 460 horsepower and 465 pound-feet of torque.

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All Grand Sports come with Chevrolet's excellent magnetorheological suspension as standard equipment.

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My tester packs something special: The $7,995 Z07 package, which adds Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes, Michelin Pilot Sport Cup summer tires and the optional Z07 suspension from the Z06.

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Despite the monster 335/25ZR20 rear tires, getting to third base with the throttle early in the corner will produce some fun, controllable oversteer.

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The Corvette isn't immune to Chevy's bevy of gadgetry, which includes a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, embedded navigation and internet-based news, sports and even shopping apps.

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The Grand Sport will still let you exercise some g-force good times without really overdoing it.

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Keep on scrolling to check out even more pictures of the Corvette Grand Sport!

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