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GM Achieves 20-lb Weight Savings with Continental Structural Plastics

General Motors will achieve a 20-lb. weight saving on its 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Couple by using TCA Ultra Lite, a Class A body panel material, according to Continental Structural Plastics, a lightweight composite manufacturer. This is the first production use of CSP’s Ultra Lite advanced composite. “Through a joint continuous improvement effort, Chevrolet and […]

Chevrolet Corvette C7 Z06 Gets 1088hp Vengeance Racing Powerkit

www.ZerCustoms.com - The aftermarket specialists from Vengeance Racing revealed today a 1,088 hp powe... [...]

[In addition to being an efficient way to allow air to flow into the cabin and cool the driver, this

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

[In addition to being an efficient way to allow air to flow into the cabin and cool the driver, this little vent on the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R driver’s door also doubles as a stylish bunny holder when the race car is parked.] Read more...

Open Diff: What’s your automotive obsession?

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

1982 Chevrolet Corvette Collector’s Edition brochure. Photo courtesy of Lov2XLR8.no. There are cars that are easy to love, at least under the right circumstances. On a sunny day, with the top down, few automobiles are as enjoyable as a light and nimble convertible; in knee-deep snow, a capable SUV can deliver peace of mind (and […]

The “King of the Hill,” the 1990 Corvette ZR-1, marks its 25th anniversary

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

1990 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1. Photos courtesy General Motors LLC, unless otherwise noted. In late 1987, rumors of an all-new, high performance Corvette built upon the fourth generation platform began circulating among the automotive press. Dubbed the “King of the Hill,” the secretive supercar was said to be a world-beater, and in March of 1989, GM […]

C7 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 ‘Ring Time Rumored To Be Around 7:08

About a month ago, we learned that Chevrolet had clocked a lap time for its latest Corvette Z06 around the Nürburgring, and that a press release and video regarding the time would be coming shortly. The information came directly from Corvette chief engineer Tadge Juechter and quickly led to speculation on just how quick the car was. DON'T...

Notes from the Driveway: An All-American, Corvette-Spangled Fourth of July

Sometimes good fortune smiles upon you. That's what happened to me this Fourth of July weekend, as I found a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette parked in the driveway. Outfitted with the Z51 suspension, the Magnetic Ride Control dampers, and an eight-speed automatic transmission, among a host of other goodies, the car's sticker price was a cool $72,550...

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1961 Chevrolet Corvette

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

The history just oozes out of this 1961 Chevrolet Corvette for sale on Hemmings.com, from the tuning by Don Nicholson to the dragstrip successes to the race parts still on or with the car. Given that it’s been restored to Top Flight condition since its time on the quarter mile, it probably won’t be turning […]

Woman Reunited With C3 Corvette After 43 Years: Video

In 1972, a Georgia woman got a job in an office and was earning her first real paychecks. She was 19 years old at the time, had started to save up, and she decided to splurge a little bit. Always in love with the Chevrolet Corvette since it debuted in the year of her birth, this young lady decided to purchase a then-new C3 Corvette. She drove her...

BEST of the BEST 2015: Chevrolet Corvette Z06

A hard-edge version of the seventh-generation Corvette Stingray that was introduced in 2014, the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (chevrolet.com) delivers performance comparable to that of sports cars built by Lamborghini, Ferrari, McLaren, and Porsche. Show More Summary

Chevrolet Trademarks Corvette Manta Ray

last monthVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

With the debut of the C7 2014-2015 Chevrolet Corvette, Chevrolet revived the Stingray name, one of several menacing sea creatures that the Corvette shared a name with over the years. And word is that Chevrolet has just trademarked another one from the Corvette’s past, the Manta Ray. Show More Summary

Sinkhole-Swallowed 1 Millionth Corvette Ready For Restoration

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

There’s a white 1992 Chevrolet Corvette taking up space in the Mechanical Assembly room at General Motors’ Design Center in Warren, MI, in a shop that’s normally reserved for the building of concept cars and prototypes. It’s in the process of undergoing a complete restoration, and obviously it’s not just any Corvette. Show More Summary

No. 63 Corvette withdraws from Le Mans

TEAM CHEVY PRESS RELEASE LE MANS, France (June 11, 2015) – The No. 63 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R of Corvette Racing drivers Jan Magnussen, Antonio Garcia and Ryan Briscoe, has been withdrawn from this weekend’s 83rd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans following an accident during Thursday’s first qualifying session. A mechanical issue resulted [...]

Chevrolet Corvette Once Again Ready To Take On 24 Hours Of Le Mans

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

This weekend is the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the highlight of the World Endurance Championship and one of the most popular motorsport events of the year. While the premier LMP1 class draws most of the attention, when it comes to cars that you and I can actually drive then it’s the production-based GTE classes that should be looked at...

Texas Man And His Dog Die After Getting Trapped In A Corvette

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

As he did often, 72-year-old James Rogers took his Shih Tzu to the Waffle House he frequented in Port Arthur, Texas on Monday in what his family said was his dream car: a 2007 Chevrolet Corvette. Unfortunately, getting trapped in that car was what cost Rogers and his dog their lives. Read more...

Here's How They'll Restore The Sinkhole-Damaged 1 Millionth Corvette

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This white C4 Chevrolet Corvette left the Bowling Green assembly line in 1992 and fell into the sinkhole at the Corvette Museum last year along with eight other rare Corvettes. Now the General Motors Design Center is working hard to return her to prime condition. Read more...

1958 Chevrolet Corvette

I was never a big Corvette fan, but I have to admit this is a very pretty car: Source: Classic Driver

Guy Tries To Show Off New Corvette And Fails Horribly [Video]

If you had an $80,000 Corvette, you would probably want to show it off too. Just let this guy teach you a very valuable lesson in humility: Don’t do it! This guy had just thrown down $80,000 for a Chevrolet Corvette Z06. It seems while he had the money to pay, he didn’t have the […]

We get a hot lap in the official Indy 500 pace car

IndyCar driver Tony Kanaan takes us for a hot lap around Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 pace car. The 99th running of the Indy 500 takes place this weekend. Continue reading We get a hot lap in the official...Show More Summary

GM investing $439 million in Corvette plant

General Motors is investing $439 million into the factory in Bowling Green, KY, that builds the Chevrolet Corvette to build a new, more efficient paint shop there. Continue reading GM investing $439 million in Corvette plant GM investing $439 million in Corvette plant originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 May 2015 08:45:00 EST. Show More Summary

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