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Internal Documents Suggest LT5 DOHC V8 Engine for the 2018 Corvette ZR1

Internal Documents Suggest LT5 DOHC V8 Engine for the 2018 Corvette ZR1


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.

[GALLERY] Santa, Christmas and Corvettes! (42 Corvette Photos)

[GALLERY] Santa, Christmas and Corvettes! (42 Corvette Photos)


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.

Do you have a favorite Corvette-related Christmas memory? Let us know in the comments section below or hit us up on Twitter and Facebook.

Rare B2K: 2012 Callaway 25th Anniversary Grand Sport Convertible with VIN #1

Rare B2K: 2012 Callaway 25th Anniversary Grand Sport Convertible with VIN #1


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.

GM Investing $296 Million in Tonawanda for Future V8 Engine Line

GM Investing $296 Million in Tonawanda for Future V8 Engine Line
Photo Credit: Darren McGee/AP


Here’s a tidbit we caught in the news that could be related to future Corvette products including the C8.

GM is investing $296 million in the Tonawanda Powertrain facility in upstate New York for a new engine line that is expected to come online at the end of 2018.

Shut Down of the Corvette Assembly Plant is Due to Maintenance and Construction

The Temporary Shut Down of the Corvette Assembly Plant is Due to Maintenance and Construction Work


Earlier this week, a report from Automotive News named the Bowling Green Assembly Plant as one of the targets for a temporary shut down in January due to larger inventories. However, the plant’s spokesperson Lauren Langille gives a different reason for the plant’s closure.

Mecum Kissimmee Offering the 1968 Corvette Owned by Harley J. Earl

Mecum Kissimmee Offering 1968 Corvette Owned by Harley J. Earl


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.

[ACCIDENT] Rainy Weather Blamed for Crash that Killed a 64-Year-Old Corvette Driver

[ACCIDENT] Rainy Weather Blamed for Crash that Killed a 64-Year-Old Corvette Driver
Photo Credit: fox5sandiego.com


Be careful out there!

A Corvette driver lost his life Friday morning when his 2013 Grand Sport coupe slammed into a tree during a storm Friday morning in the Miramar, California area.

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday! (42 Corvette Photos)

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday! (42 Corvette Photos)


It’s Monday so let’s make it rain Midyears!

This week’s Midyear Monday gallery features 42 Corvettes built during the 1963-1967 model years.

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.

Do you have a favorite Corvette photo from this week’s gallery like that black convertible at the bottom? Let us know in the comments section below or hit us up on Twitter and Facebook.

GM to Shut Down the Corvette Assembly Plant For One Week as Sales Slow

GM to Shut Down Corvette Assembly Plant For One Week as Sales Slow


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.

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