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Corvettes

[PICS] The Corvette C7.R Racecar on the Floor at NAIAS

by Steve Burns on January 17, 2014

[PICS] The Corvette C7.R Racecar on the floor at NAIAS

General Motors and Chevrolet had a busy day Monday at the North American International Auto Show. First, they had to accept their awards for North American Car (Corvette Stingray) and Truck (Chevy Silverado) of the year, then it was over to Chevrolet display to show off the new 2015 Corvette Z06 and its evil twin, the C7.R. We’ve already taken a look at the Z06, now let’s immerse ourselves in a sea of C7.R.

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[PIC] Corvette Makes First Public Appearance 61 Years Ago Today

Here’s EX-122, the 1953 Motorama Show car as it made its first public appearance 61 years ago today in New York City.

The Corvette was developed over 1952 and on January 17, 1953 it became the star of the GM Motorama at the Waldorf-Astoria.

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Opening Corvette Auction Results at Barrett-Jackson

by Rick Tavel on January 17, 2014

Opening Corvette Auction Results at Barrett-Jackson

The 2014 auction season is off and running and if the first few days’ results are any indication this year is going to set records in prices and attendance. Barrett-Jackson kicked off the season on Sunday, January 12th, with their legendary auction extravaganza and so far have seen attendance jump by 25%. In addition the prices paid have set a precedent for the highest for initial first few days, days traditionally know for “bargains”.

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[VIDEO] Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter Answers Our Questions about the 2015 Corvette Z06

At the 2014 North American International Auto Show, an informal conversation with Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter turned into a 15 minute Q&A session. Quickly flipping on the camera, we caught a lot of great tidbits about some of the technology behind the all new 2015 Corvette Z06.

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[PICS] Vice President Joe Biden Visits the Corvette Display at NAIAS

Let’s put politics aside for a moment as we show these pictures of Vice President Joe Biden checking out the new 2015 Corvette Z06 at the Chevrolet display at the North American International Auto Show.

Biden is a long-time Corvette owner with a 1967 Corvette Big Block Roadster back home in his Delaware garage. So we’re pretty sure the excitement and smiles we are seeing on his face as he sits in the new Corvette Z06 and Stingray are genuine.

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[PICS] The 2015 Corvette Z06 Revealed at NAIAS

by Steve Burns on January 16, 2014

[PICS] The 2015 Corvette Z06 Revealed at NAIAS

Chevrolet lifted the skirt Monday on the next iteration of the legendary Corvette Z06 at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. Bowing in early 2015, the C7 will pack an estimated 625hp and 635 ft-lbs of torque from its supercharged 6.2L LT4 power plant. We were on hand for the big reveal in Motown and our gallery from the event awaits you just beyond the Read More button below.

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Chevrolet Closes the Door on Building a C7 Corvette ZR1

by Mitch Talley on January 16, 2014

Chevrolet Closes the Door on Building a C7 Corvette ZR1

Who needs a ZR1 when you’ve already got a Z06 capable of providing even better supercar performance?

Autoblog reports this week that its sources at Chevrolet are saying that a ZR1 version of the C7 is not likely.

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[VIDEO] 2014 Corvette Stingray Named North American Car of the Year

Here is the video from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday when the Corvette Stingray was named the 2014 North American Car of the Year. CorvetteBlogger spoke to members of the Corvette Team following the awards ceremony for their reactions.

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[VIDEO] 2015 C7 Corvette Z06 IDLING at NAIAS

by Keith Cornett on January 15, 2014

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

DtRockstar1 captures some footage of the all new 2015 C7 Corvette Z06 idling and driving down the floor at the 2014 North American International Auto Show, or NAIAS. This car is so badass, I like it even better than the base model.

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

 

GM Utilizing RFID

Chevrolet has turned to using “little spies” to make sure the engines going into the 2014 Corvette Stingray and 2014 Silverado are up to par.

Basically, as the engines go through the various stages of building at General Motors’ Tonawanda, New York facility, the process is being documented through an RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) data bolt that has been installed on each engine block and engine head.

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