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C7 Corvette News, Spy Photos, Rumors and More

The Legend Returns - Introducing the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

The C7 Corvette Stingray is the next generation sports car from Chevrolet. Powered by the all new small block LT1 V8 which produces 455 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque or 460 hp and 465 lb-ft torque with the optional performance exhaust. Here is a list of links for everything you need to know about the C7 Corvette:

Introductions – Auto Shows

Performance – Specs

Pricing – Options – Sales

Reviews

C7s in the News

Below you’ll find our latest C7 Corvette Stories listed by date posted.

[ACCIDENT] Corvette Stingray Driver Hits a Man Parked on Interstate 71 in Ohio
Photo Credit: WLWT.com

A man stopped on the side of I-71 North near Deerfield Township, Ohio is fighting for his life after he and his pickup truck were struck by a white 2015 Corvette Stingray on Friday morning.

Troopers said that Shawn Steinke, 47, of Lebanon, Ohio was checking on the load in his GMC Sierra on the berm of the interstate when the Corvette driver – 49-year-old Kevin Pong of South Lebanon, Ohio – lost control of his vehicle and struck the truck and Steinke, tossing him into the road where he was run over.

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GM's Welburn: Future Chevrolet Models to Carry Subtle Corvette Design Cues

If you like the design of the new seventh-generation Corvette Stingray that debuted in 2014, then you may very well like the changes that are apparently coming to the rest of Chevy’s next generation vehicles.

That’s the word from Ed Welburn, chief of General Motors global design.

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Corvette Stingray's PDR Catches a Valet Driving Recklessly in a Parking Garage

One of the features of the 2015 Corvette Stingray’s Performance Data Recorder is Valet Mode, a setting that records video and telemetry whenever the car is in operation. On Friday, a Corvette Forum member named dcowles may be the first to capture a valet entrusted with parking the Corvette behaving badly once the owner was out of sight.

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[VIDEO] 2015 C7 Corvette Z06 First Quarter Mile Run

by Keith Cornett on December 15, 2014

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Check out the first customer-owned 2015 Corvette Z06 to run the quarter mile.

First 2015 C7 Z06 Corvette at the drag strip. quarter mile first pass at Royal Purple Raceway.

Visit CorvetteVideos.TV for the best selection of hand-picked Corvette videos.

 

Sport Chevrolet is Hosting a Silent Auction for the Ultimate 2015 Corvette Z06

Update
The silent auction for this Corvette Z06 has been concluded. See our other Corvettes for sale at Sport Chevrolet.

Our friends at Sport Chevrolet in Silver Spring, MD have come up with a novel way to sell their first 2015 Corvette Z06. The Chevrolet dealership will be hosting a Silent Auction for their first allocated Z06 – a 3LZ Black/Black Coupe with the Z07 Performance Package.

The Silent Auction will conclude on Tuesday, December 23 so if you’ve really come around to wanting the all new Corvette Z06, this could be just the process to ensure the delivery of your new super car in time for the holidays.

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Fixing the Corvette Z06's ECU Power Loss: Follow the Proper Break-In Procedure

After some C7 Corvette Z06 owners complained of power loss after spirited driving in the 650 horsepower super car on highways and at the track, the general consensus (and backed by an official statement by GM) was that ECU’s conservative tuning was to blame. But now there appears to be a fix for the situation and it’s an easy one at that: Follow the proper break-in procedures.

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Corvette LT1 V8 Chosen One of Ward's 10 Best Engines for Second Consecutive Year

General Motors has a new piece of hardware for their trophy case thanks to WardsAuto, who selected the C7 Corvette LT1 V8 as one of their 10 Best Engines for 2015, the second straight year that the LT1 was so honored.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Chevrolet Europe put together a very nice video showcasing the new 2015 Corvette Stingray Coupe and Convertible running the streets in Spain:

Chevrolet Europe presents the all-new 2015 Corvette Stingray Coupe and Convertible Trailer filmed in Almeria, Spain

Visit CorvetteVideos.TV for the best selection of hand-picked Corvette videos.

 

Corvette Daytona Prototypes to Feature New Look in 2015

by Corvette Racing on December 12, 2014

Corvette Daytona Prototypes to Feature New Look in 2015

On-track testing begins on C7 bodywork for Corvette DPs in TUDOR Championship

DETROIT (Dec. 12, 2014) – The Corvette Daytona Prototype program for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will have a new look in 2015 as Chevrolet has developed new Corvette DP bodywork that reflects styling cues of the C7 Corvette Stingray production car.

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Is a Conservative ECU Tune Responsible for Power Loss on the 2015 Corvette Z06?

A conservative ECU setup by Chevrolet appears to be the cause for the power loss some 2015 Corvette Z06 owners say they are experiencing after heavy use on the highway or the track.

Some people thought the power loss might be caused by a heat soak problem, which is caused by the buildup of heat in the engine compartment after several full throttle runs. This heat cuts the efficiency of the supercharger because hot air has reduced oxygen molecule density, meaning less fuel will be burned.

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