It looks like that LT5 rumor for the 2018 Corvette ZR1 was correct! But the news gets even better. The new V8 will be the first dual overhead cam engine to power a Corvette since the C4 generation’s Corvette ZR-1 ended after the 1995 model year.
Plus, if you’re going around the world in one night, it helps to be driving something fast!
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Did you know that Santa’s favorite activity other than toy making is driving his Corvette? And sometimes during the holidays, he combines both by jumping behind the wheel and heading out to give away gifts to all the good boys and girls!
Here’s a special holiday gallery featuring 42 photos of Santa Claus in a Corvette as well as some other Corvette-related holiday pics.
After more than a quarter century of doing business, Callaway Corvettes have earned a much-deserved reputation for quality in the Corvette world.
To celebrate their 25th anniversary in 2012, Callaway took 25 Grand Sports, all Cyber Gray Metallic with Ebony custom leather interior with Red stitching, and proceeded to give them their special touch.
The legendary Harley J. Earl made his mark on General Motors and the Corvette for years.
Even after he retired in 1958, having just completed the restyling of the 1959 Corvette, Earl kept his hand in some special projects and was often able to custom build his own car prior to general public release.
It’s Monday so let’s make it rain Midyears!
I drove my 1966 Corvette over for Cars and Coffee at the DuPont Registry in St. Pete early Saturday morning and so it makes an appearance in this week’s gallery.
We are also featuring a couple of Corvettes from fellow readers who answered last week’s call for photos. Want to see your Midyear featured on Midyear Monday? Email a couple photos of your C2 Corvette to Keith@CorvetteBlogger.com and we’ll add it to our archive.
General Motors announced this afternoon that it will idle five of its assembly plants in January due to large inventories of passenger vehicles on the ground. According to an Automotive News report, the Bowling Green Assembly Plant, home of the Corvette, is one of the factories that will be closed.