It’s official! The all new 2015 Corvette Z06 had its LT4 engine certified by SAE and the numbers are sure to leave any Corvette enthusiast smiling. At 650 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque, the Z06 will be the most powerful production car ever made by General Motors.
A lot of us Corvette owners make a point to get home pronto if it just looks like it might sprinkle on our beloved cars.
But apparently not all of us.
A few days ago, we told you about a Torch Red 2014 Corvette that took some “swimming lessons” as the driver tried to cross a flooded road – rather unsuccessfully, we might point out.
The need for speed is especially strong for young teen drivers.
Now, Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz., is giving these young men a chance to drive fast under controlled conditions, hopefully keeping them safe from harm.
One such driver Friday night was 16-year-old Clay Armstrong, who drag-raced his first car – a C4 Corvette that reached speeds of 130mph in 12 seconds – with his mother’s blessings.
If you’re a Corvette fan and want to experience an unforgettable gathering of your favorite fiberglass automobiles, mark the weekend of August 22-24 on your 2014 calender right now and start planning your trip to Carlisle, PA. Corvettes at Carlisle will take over the Carlisle Fairgrounds and highlight the historic timeline, the present, and the future of America’s Sports Car.
During an event last week to promote the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, General Motors global product manager Mark Reuss addressed the crowd and talked about some of the issues facing the automaker in the wake of a series of recalls and an ongoing investigation into faulty ignition switches.
Being the Global Product Manager, Reuss also made a few comments about the future of the Corvette that will make any crossed-flags fan happy.
Some days it just doesn’t pay to get out of bed.
Just ask 56-year-old Philip G. Aleo of Malden, Massachusetts.
Aleo was driving a 1971 rally red Corvette Sunday afternoon on Bourne Avenue in Wells, Massachusetts when for unknown reasons he lost control of the car and wound up in a salt-water marsh.
We’ve told you sad news in the past about Corvettes being gutted by fires.
Today we have some good news, though, about a 1970 Corvette that was saved from ruin Saturday by quick-acting firefighters in Carmichael, Calif., who moved it out of the garage while flames were shooting out of the roof of a house.
The Corvette Museum’s Motorsports Park has been busy booking events for the track once it opens over Labor Day weekend. One of the first driving events to be held at the new track will be hosting by the Corvette Museum and will give Corvette owners the opportunity to be among the first to drive the circuit.
Here’s a great Corvette show happening this Sunday, June 1st for those of you in the Silver Spring/Baltimore Maryland area. Our friends at Sport Chevrolet are hosting the 41st Annual Spring Car Show with the Corvette Club of America. The show features NCCC Sanctioned Corvette Fun Show Awards as well as awards for GM Muscle, Classic, Custom and Wounded Warrior Vehicles too!