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Corvettes

Harlan Charles: Mass Reduction a Balancing Act for the Corvette Team

Weight Watchers doesn’t have anything on today’s carmakers, including Chevrolet and its popular new Corvette.

With fuel prices on the rise and emission standards growing tougher by the day, carmakers are doing all they can to slice as much weight off their vehicles as possible to meet the new regulations and save consumers money on gas.

Among the leaders of this industry-wide move is the seventh-generation Stingray.

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Corvettes on eBay: Barn Find 1966 Corvette Big Block Convertible

If you’re in the market for a mid-year big block convertible barn find, you may want to head over to eBay Motors and take a look at what they have on the auction block—there’s a 427/390 hp ’66 Sting Ray that may be beckoning to you.

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Corvettes on eBay: 1979 Custom Duntov Turbo Corvette Offered at No Reserve

A Duntov Turbo Corvette, one of the lesser-known Corvette models, is up for sale on eBay and is being offered at no reserve.

The Duntov Turbo Corvette was a collaboration between American Custom Industries (ACI) and Zora Arkus-Duntov following Zora’s retirement from General Motors in 1975. The Duntov Turbo Corvette should not be confused with the 1979 Turbo Corvette and the 1980 Turbo Corvette, both of which were General Motors prototypes. General Motors did not participate in either the design or the manufacture of the Duntov Turbo as both were the responsibility of ACI.

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Corvette Sales Spotlight: Sport Chevrolet

by Keith Cornett on October 11, 2014

Corvette Sales Spotlight: Sport Chevrolet

If you’re in the market for a new Corvette Stingray then check out a sampling of the inventory from our friends and sponsors at Sport Chevrolet in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Robert Kramer and his team have seven new 2015 Corvette Stingrays in stock and ready to go immediately. Sport Chevrolet is also offering savings off the MSRP on nearly all of their remaining 2014 Corvette Stingrays in stock.

Here’s just a few of the new Corvette Stingrays featured at Sport Chevrolet:

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Now that the Corvette Museum’s Motorsports Park is open, we are starting to get some feedback from some of the professional drivers who have already visited the new track. Johnny O’Connell, one of the most successful racecar drivers in the history of the sport was recently at the track and we’re interested to hear what he had to say.

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Three GM Designers to Paint a Corvette Stingray During a Fundraising Gala at a Detroit Museum

The 2014 Corvette Stingray has already been acclaimed around the world for its beautiful and trend-setting design.

Now three General Motors car designers are going to take it a step further, helping the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) Gala Fundraiser today.

The three GM Design employees – Casey Swanseger, 30; Tyler Mars, 28; and Haneif Katebi, 25 – will be using paint and brush on a 2014 Stingray, bringing to life Detroit’s “creative corridor” made up of industries that merge art, technology, and business.

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[VIDEO] Lets Go Autocrossing in a 1963 Corvette Grand Sport

If you’ve never driven or ridden in a 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport, this 45-second video is the next best thing.

Just be sure you have some Dramamine handy in case the constant twists and turns have an effect on you.

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E85 Corvettes to Race at the National Ethanol Open in Nebraska

If you think of high-performance Corvettes as gas guzzlers, think again.

This weekend, several Corvettes that have been converted to run on E85, a high octane blend of 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent unleaded gasoline, will be strutting their stuff in Nebraska.

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[VIDEO] Corvette Stingray's PDR Captures a Tire Blowout on the Highway

We knew that once Corvettes were armed with the Performance Data Recorder that YouTube would never be the same. Already we are starting to see PDR videos online and they aren’t just videos that captured on-track driving. Corvette owners are using the PDR as dash cams and it’s only a matter of time before a PDR captures a “dashcam moment” like we see coming out of Russia every day.

One Corvette Forum member had his PDR activated as he was driving on a toll road in Fort Worth, TX when a semi tractor-trailer had a tire blowout in front of him.

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[VIDEO] Corvette Stingray Shows Up at the End of the New Brett Favre Commercial

Ever since getting out football, Brett Favre has let himself go. The former NFL quarterback grew out his beard and his hair got a little shaggy. But now we see that Favre has a new endorsement deal for the MicroTouch Personal Groomer and the little shaver with the LED light finally gets his appearance back under control.

In fact, Brett looks so good by the end of the commercial, he’s taking his wife Deanna out on the town in a Crystal Red Metallic Corvette Stingray Coupe!

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