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Few cars have reached “icon” status the way that Chevrolet’s Corvette has. Also, few two-door sports cars come in as many flavors.

There’s the base, the Z06, the top-line ZR1, and then there is the Grand Sport. A bit of a cross between the Z06 and the base, the Grand Sport has the wider wheels and fenders of the Z06, along with beefed-up brakes and a more-premium suspension. It also has a dry-sump engine (manual-transmission versions) to go along with a bunch of smaller changes.

Powered by a 436-horsepower 6.2-liter V-8 and available with either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission, the Grand Sport makes for a nice step in-between the Z06 and the base car. My manual-transmission Grand Sport tester was a 4LT version, meaning it was loaded with options.

The 4LT Premium Equipment Group cost $7,705 and included a leather interior, a premium Bose sound system, a head-up display, a power tilt/telescope steering wheel, heated seats, a wireless...

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