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Glossary

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.

 

Map pockets in front doors

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

Mass distribution – front to rear (%)

- A term used in physics and mechanics to describe the distribution of mass between the front and back of a car. This effectively means the same as weight distribution in this case.
 

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

- Wat u in de binnentkijkspiegel ziet, is afkomstig van een op de achterkant van de auto aangebrachte camera, die wordt geprojecteerd (in plaats van gereflecteerd). Aan de hand van de automatisch dimmende technologie detecteert de koplamp verblindend licht en dimt de spiegel dienovereenkomstig.
 

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.
 

Mirrors – side with turn signals

- Side mirrors with integrated turn signals
 

Mirrors – side, body colour

- Depending on the trim you pick for your car, the side or wing mirrors can either be black or painted in the body colour of the car including the side indicator.
 

Mirrors – side, heated & power adjustable

- The side mirrors can be remotely adjusted to exactly the right angle for the driver to get the best view. Electrically heated, the mirror clears quickly when it's wet or cold outside.
 

Mirrors – side, heated, power adjust, auto dimming & folding

- The side mirror can be remotely adjusted to exactly the right angle for the driver to get the best view. Electrically heated, the mirror clears quickly when it's wet or cold outside. Glare from other headlamps is reduced thanks to electrochromic dimming. The mirrors can also be folded remotely to protect them from damage when the car is parked.
 

Mirrors – side, heated, power adjustable & auto dimming

- The side mirrors can be remotely adjusted to exactly the right angle for the driver to get the best view. Electrically heated, the mirror clears quickly when it's wet or cold outside. Glare from other headlamps is reduced thanks to electrochromic dimming.
 

Mirrors – side, power adjustable & manually folding

- The side mirrors can be remotely adjusted to exactly the right angle for the driver to get the best view. Electrically heated, the mirror clears quickly when it's wet or cold outside. Glare from other headlamps is reduced thanks to electrochromic dimming. The mirrors can also be folded back manually to protect them from damage when the car is parked.
 

Mirrors – side, power adjustable, heated & manually folding

- The side mirrors can be adjusted electrically to exactly the right angle for the driver to get the best view and folded back to protect them when the car is parked.