Posted tagged ‘Corvette’

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 Corvetteย gets the legendary “Stingray” name. I’m beginning to think otherwise. Why?ย  (more…)

Leakage galore! C7 Corvette all drawn up

December 26, 2012

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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.

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The drawings detail the C7’s exterior, interior and engine bay. (more…)

Is this the 2014 Corvette?

November 15, 2011

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…)

The manual lives on… Corvette to sport a 7-speed?

September 27, 2011

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…)

Oops, sorry boss! I didn’t mean to take your Corvette ZR1 for a joyride! (w/video)

August 29, 2010

An employee at Woodhouse Chevrolet, a Nebraska dealership, took an unsold $110,000 Corvette ZR1 for a joyride, a few donuts and tire-peeling launches. The genius decided to film and put it on the web for all to see. Somebody’s gonna get fired! Hit the jump to watch the video. (more…)

First Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition goes for…

April 19, 2010

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…)

2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon Edition

March 10, 2010

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…)