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Even though we do try to avoid using technical terminology across our websites, there maybe times when you may need further help to understand some of the features described on our cars. That's what this glossary is for. Search alphabetically.


MP3 auxilliary input jack

- Allows to connect electronic entertainment devices such as MP3 players directly through the car's audio system.

Map pockets in front doors

- Storage compartment in both driver and front passenger doors for items such as maps and guide books.

Max. allowable weight

- The maximum allowable total weight of a road vehicle or trailer when loaded - i.e., including the weight of the vehicle itself plus fuel, passengers, and cargo.

Max. payload

- The maximum weight of cargo you can carry in a particular vehicle.

Metallic paint

- Automobile finish paint that contains both pigment and small metallic flakes which reflect light giving a different visual effect. Offered as an alternative to solid paint, which has no reflective metallic flakes.

Michelin Pilot Super Sport ZP run-flat tire - Front P245/35ZR 19; Rear P285/30ZR20

- Born from endurance racing the Michelin Pilot Super Sport ZP run-flat tire is Michelin's highest performing street tyre. Matched with the many other advanced technologies offered on the Corvette Stingray they allow you to attack any corner with confidence.

Min. turning radius

- The diameter of the circle created by the outer front wheel when making a full turn on full steering lock.

Mirror - rear-view – light sensitive with rear view camera image transfer

- What you see in the rear view mirror comes from a rear-mounted camera and is projected (rather than being a reflection). Auto-dimming technology detects headlamp glare and dims the mirror accordingly.

Mirror – rear-view with electrochromic auto-dimming and compass

- Detects headlamp glare from the car behind you. The advanced electrochromic sensing technology dims the mirror to give you optimal rear vision.