Tuners & Exotic Vettes
One of our favorite tuners continues to make news this year. Callaway has already announced the Corvette Aerowagon project is a go and they were the first to supercharge the Gen 5 eco-tech engine found in the new Silverado. Today, Callaway officially announced they will be offering the Callaway SS, a supercharged 570 horsepower version of the Chevy SS performance sedan.
This week in New York City, RM Auctions in association with Sotheby’s is presenting the Art of the Automobile exhibition and sale. From horse-drawn carriages to the world’s fastest car, the auction highlights the very best machines from their respective eras.
Representing Chevrolet at the event is Zora Arkus-Duntov’s second Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle which today is known simply as CERV II.
Last week two thirds of the CorvetteBlogger wolfpack was out in Las Vegas
wandering around the desert looking for strippers and cocaine at the annual SEMA show. The SEMA show is the banner event for the automotive aftermarket industry. This year 125,000+ attendees perused the latest wares from hundreds of suppliers. Countless custom rides become the show pieces to display the newest products and industry trends. SEMA is only open to members, buyers, vendors, and media. Don’t fret if you couldn’t be there as our Corvette photo gallery awaits you just beyond the Read More button below.
Behold the Concept7 which made its debut last week at SEMA. The Concept7 is latest creation from racer Jeff Nowicki and his newly minted Nowicki Autosport Design. The Concept7 takes a stock 2014 Corvette Stingray and mixes in a healthy dose carbon fiber and other mods to create the masterpiece that awaits you after the break.
Not satisfied with the 455 horsepower on the standard 2014 Corvette Stingray?
Then you might want to talk to the folks at Hennessey Performance, who are offering two performance upgrades for the new C7.
Taking advantage of the current red hot vintage Corvette market, Barrett-Jackson will be offering George Barris’ customized 1963 second generation Corvette known as “Asteroid” during their January auction extravaganza in Scottsdale, Arizona, January 12 -19, 2014.
World’s First 2014 Corvette to run a 10 second 1/4 mile. Redline Motorsports modified C7 Corvette shredded its previous record of 11.02 with a C7 Vette with a stout 10.50 @ 132 mph. This is the first C7 Corvette that we are aware of that has laid down a 10 second quarter mile pass.
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