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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With three weeks left until the C7 Corvette’s much-anticipated unveiling, it was inevitable that there would be a few additional leaks on the internet. These particular drawings are apparently from some service guide, according to the forum on which they were found.
The drawings detail the C7’s exterior, interior and engine bay. (more…)
The people over at Jalopnik swear by it. According to them and their GM insiders, these renderings are exactly what the next-generation, 2014 Chevrolet Corvette (C7) will look like. It must be noted that the trim level shown is the ZR1 package.
It’s definitely one mean-looking machine, and having witnessed multiple generations of Corvettes get better and better, the C7 should not (more…)
I hope it’s true! I’ve already thrown so much praise at Porsche for doing it, and I’ll send more love to Chevrolet for doing the same with the next-gen Corvette (C7). Reports are coming out that the C7 will be available with a 7-speed manual gearbox mated to a V8; no turbos mentioned as of yet.
The 7-speed will follow the Porsche model by using the 7th gear as an overdrive. The benefit is that (more…)
With only 500 units set to be produced, the 2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition is going to be a rare vehicle. Definitely not a ride which you’ll be pulling up next to at a random traffic light. So it’s no surprise that the first Z06 Carbon Limited Edition was recently sold for a whopping $297,000. Why so high? (more…)
I love limited editions! Especially ones like this! The Z06 Carbon, a 500-unit limited edition run, honors the 50th anniversary of Corvette’s first race in the 24 Hours of LeMans. Brembo carbon ceramic brakes, black 20-spoke 19-inch (front) & 20-inch (rear) wheels are standard and a plus for any track-day enthusiast. (more…)