Posted tagged ‘Chevrolet Corvette Stingray’

Why the Chevrolet C7 Corvette rightfully deserves the “Stingray” name

March 31, 2013

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Some say it isn’t right that the new C7 base model Corvette gets the legendary “Stingray” name. I’m beginning to think otherwise. Why?  (more…)

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A Corvette hatchback… Yay or nay?

March 19, 2013

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Ferrari’s hatchback success – the FF – needs to watch out! Callaway Cars, a reputable custom-coachbuilder, has just finalized a few renderings of a Chevrolet C7 Corvette Stingray in shooting brake form. The objective behind the design was to create a long-roof version of the Corvette with more interior room and a “unique style.”

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The use of carbon fiber in the newly-added structure will keep weight down to a minimum, helping the car break Callaway’s top speed target of (more…)

More C7 Corvette Stingray leakage… but in convertible form

January 18, 2013

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There’s no word yet about the validity of these images, but it seems that the new C7 Corvette Stingray’s convertible sibling has just been leaked. (more…)

Launched! 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

January 15, 2013

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

I thought I really wanted the C6 Corvette badly… but damn, do I want the new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette even more! Although this could be the most controversial Corvette of our time, this thing simply looks amazing.

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One thing you can’t argue is that the C7 Stingray draws inspiration from some of the fastest sports cars out there. The front end has a bit of Ferrari in it. The side vents placed behind the front fenders scream “Skyline GT-R”. The double-bubble carbon fiber roof is a concept currently used on the BMW M6. But if that’s the kind of competition the Corvette’s aiming for, then I’m all for it.

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Some may disagree on the rear end’s design, but I think it works well with the car especially since it’s a functional design. According to Chevrolet’s press release, the “airflow through the differential and (more…)

GM trademarks the legendary “Stingray” name

September 4, 2010

In May, General Motors filed a trademark application for the word “Stingray” with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The application was for use on “Motor land vehicles, namely, automobiles.” Could Chevrolet be planning on bringing the Stingray name back to life for the next Corvette model? (more…)