It’s been seven years since Chevrolet used the “ZR1” name to denote the top-of-the-line Chevrolet Corvette. But with the seventh-generation Vette due for replacing, it looks like General Motors is planning to bring back the badge before the Corvette C7 gives way to the next-generation model. Show More Summary
General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] on May 16 trademarked the ZR1 name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, supporting rumors the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is set for a return. GM applies the ZR1 name to its most extreme Corvettes (ZR-1 for earlier generations) and so far has used it on the C3, C4 and C6 generations. The last ZR1 was...
General Motors filed a trademark application for the “ZR1” name, reports AutoGuide, once again fueling rumors of the second coming of Jesus a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette. The last time a Corvette wore the ZR1 designation, it came packing 638 horsepower thanks to a blown 6.2-liter LS9 V8. Show More Summary
The current C7 Chevrolet Corvette may only be a few years into its life cycle, but there is already talk of big changes for the upcoming C8 Corvette in 2018 – most notably a switch to a mid-engined layout. For six decades, the Corvette has been a front-engined, V8 muscle car. However, that could […]
For 63 years, the Chevrolet Corvette has followed a tried-and-tested front-engined, rear-wheel drive layout. But if the long-held rumors about the Corvette C8 end up being true, the American sports car’s next iteration could be in line for a massive tradition-shifting shakeup. Show More Summary
It’s been a while since we last heard about alleged plans for a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette. A test mule for what appeared to be a mid-engine model of some sort was spotted at a General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] proving ground in early 2015. Since then the rumor mill has been quiet but Car and Driver has managed to dig up a few new details...
The new Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport hits a sweet spot on the performance spectrum. The Convertible is $70,445. Continue reading Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Coupe priced at $66,445 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Coupe priced at $66,445 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
What's the best Corvette to buy? Well, it looks like it will soon be the Grand Sport. Chevrolet has announced that the 2017 Gran Sport will be priced from $66,445 for the coupe and $70,445 for the convertible when they go on sale this summer. Both prices include the destination charge. The Grand Sport can be thought of as a Z06 without the...
Ralph Eckler. Photo courtesy Eckler Industries. When Ralph Eckler fabricated a one-piece hood for the crash-damaged 1960 Chevrolet Corvette in his father’s Moline, Illinois, gas station, he had no way of knowing that his fiberglass molding efforts would be the start of a business empire. From humble beginnings, Eckler’s Corvette has grown to become one […]
1956 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible In memory of Prince, here are seven little red Corvettes whose horses run free… Viju Mathew
1957 Ford Thunderbird, with the F-code V-8. Photos courtesy Barrett-Jackson. Ford’s two-seat Thunderbird debuted in 1955, in direct response to the Chevrolet Corvette. Within a few years, however, the two cars would take wildly divergent paths, but before Ford upsized the Thunderbird for 1958, it ushered the car out with a dose of serious performance, […]
The Chevrolet Corvette Z06 really needs no introduction. As a souped up version of the Vette, the Z06 handles better and spits out more power than its standard counterpart. Oh, and it looks more aggressive too, thanks in part to a conscious effort from Corvette to make the car stand out. Show More Summary
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This Chevrolet Corvette and Toyota Supra may get a little beat up, but their drivers are clearly having fun drifting the coupes through a Russian forest in the winter. We wish they had a different taste in music, though. Continue reading...Show More Summary
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www.ZerCustoms.com - Gm revealed today the Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Collector Edition, first of... [...]
Concerned about Ford’s racing program and what it was doing with the Shelby Cobra, Chevrolet’s Zora Duntov launched the Grand Sport program in 1962. The plan was to build lightweight, race car around the second-generation Corvette and use it for international grand touring events. Show More Summary
Photos courtesy Mecum Auctions. When Chevrolet released the newly styled 1963 Corvette Stingray coupe, it did so with the knowledge that a select group of customers would want to take these cars road racing. To make this as easy as possible, it created the Z06 package, which effectively created a race-ready Corvette for an additional […]
www.ZerCustoms.com - This 2015 Chevrolet Corvette dragster puts out no less than 4,000 hp thanks to a... [...]
This car started out as a bone-stock new Chevrolet Corvette. What it has become is a drag radial monster with a 4,000 horsepower twin-turbo Hemi good for 200 mph in 4.05 seconds. Read more...