Harlan Charles admits he has the ultimate job for a Corvette enthusiast in his role as Corvette product and marketing manager for GM/Chevrolet.
In the span of a short six-minute interview with Bloomberg Radio’s Pimm Fox and Carol Massar on May 22, Charles manages to give a brief rundown on all the great things happening with Corvettes now and in the coming months.
That includes the special Stingray School that’s being offered to new Corvette owners for $1,000 (some $1,500 off the normal price) at the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School at Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch near Las Vegas.
No other Corvette garnered as much attention at last year’s SEMA Show than the Forgiato Widebody C7 Stingray. Not only did the crowds love it, but SEMA’s judges gave it the design award for best Chevrolet exterior.
It appears that others took notice of the C7 widebody and the crowds it generated. Today, we got this new picture from the automotive imagery experts at Gurnade who rendered this C7 Widebody for a potential project for the 2014 SEMA Show.
It’s race week in Indianapolis with the running of the 98th Indy 500 on Sunday so it seems fitting to feature a little history about the first time a Corvette was used as the pace car at the famous race. It was 36 years ago this weekend that Corvette first made its appearance at the Brickyard with the 1978 Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car.
This is classy move by Chevrolet.
To honor those customers that were the first to buy the all-new Corvette Stingray, Chevrolet is sending out a nice thank you gift. The gift contains a black box with the C7 crossed flags logo. Open it up and there is a leather pouch which is made of the same color and material as the owners C7 interior. Inside the pouch is a thank you letter and a book about the Corvette Stingray.
It’s springtime which means that Corvette owners in the cold zones are beginning to extricate their cars from winter hibernation. That’s usually followed by a serious spring cleaning in preparation for the upcoming summer cruising season. But which product should one use on their ride? We recently tried out Adam’s Total Interior Detailer and the results of our toils await you after the break.
If you’re in the Florida panhandle region this weekend, come out to Panama City Beach for the Annual Circle City Corvette’s Beach Caravan. The caravan kicks off Friday morning in Dothan, AL with over 100 Corvettes cruising to beach in Panama City. Once in Florida, there will be a welcome party, a Corvette-only car show, seminars with special “Corvette” guests, an auction featuring cool Corvette items and more.