Chevrolet Closes the Door on Building a C7 Corvette ZR1

Chevrolet Closes the Door on Building a C7 Corvette ZR1

Who needs a ZR1 when you’ve already got a Z06 capable of providing even better supercar performance?

Autoblog reports this week that its sources at Chevrolet are saying that a ZR1 version of the C7 is not likely.

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[VIDEO] 2014 Corvette Stingray Named North American Car of the Year

[VIDEO] 2014 Corvette Stingray Named North American Car of the Year

Here is the video from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday when the Corvette Stingray was named the 2014 North American Car of the Year. CorvetteBlogger spoke to members of the Corvette Team following the awards ceremony for their reactions.

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[VIDEO] 2015 C7 Corvette Z06 IDLING at NAIAS

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

DtRockstar1 captures some footage of the all new 2015 C7 Corvette Z06 idling and driving down the floor at the 2014 North American International Auto Show, or NAIAS. This car is so badass, I like it even better than the base model.

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GM Utilizing RFID “Smart Bolts” to Improve Corvette Engine Quality

GM Utilizing RFID

Chevrolet has turned to using “little spies” to make sure the engines going into the 2014 Corvette Stingray and 2014 Silverado are up to par.

Basically, as the engines go through the various stages of building at General Motors’ Tonawanda, New York facility, the process is being documented through an RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) data bolt that has been installed on each engine block and engine head.

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2014 Corvette Stingray Leads New Canadian Performance Car of the Year Vote

2014 Corvette Stingray Leads New Canadian Performance Car of the Year Vote

The 2014 Corvette Stingray continues to leave the competition in its rearview mirror, even in Canada.

After exhaustive testing by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada, the Stingray emerged as the “Best new Sports / Performance” car in the annual Canadian Car of the Year awards – leading the runner-up by some eight points.

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Corvette to Feature Two New Colors for 2015

Corvette to Feature Two New Colors for 2015

On display at the 2014 North American Auto Show, this 2015 Corvette Z06 that we thought was Cyber Gray turns out to be a new color for 2015. It wasn’t something that jumped out at us until this morning when the show cars were repositioned and the new 2015 Z06 was side-by-side with a 2014 Cyber Gray Corvette Stingray.

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[PICS] 2014 Corvette Stingray Named North American Car of the Year

[PICS] 2014 Corvette Named North American Car of the Year

Silverado named North American Truck of the Year

For the first time since 2007, General Motors has won both the car and truck of the year awards at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

It was a clean sweep for Chevrolet as the new Stingray was named Car of the Year while the new Silverado was chosen Truck of the Year.

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The Corvette Z06: A Look Back

The Corvette Z06: A Look Back

Z06. One letter and two numbers that symbolize a higher level of Corvette performance.

Fifty-one years after the first Z06 Corvette was born, the option package lives on with the 2015 Corvette. Over the years there’s been an RPO Z06 in 4 of the 7 Corvette generations. Click past the jump to take a look at the significance of the Z06 moniker – past and present.

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[PICS] Introducing the New Corvette Racing C7.R GT Le Mans Racecar

[PICS] Introducing the New Corvette C7.R

This morning the all new Corvette C7.R race car was introduced to the public alongside the street version of the 2015 Corvette Z06 at the 2014 North American International Auto Show.

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Introducing the 2015 Corvette Z06

Introducing the 2015 Corvette Z06

A new era of Corvette performance was introduced this morning at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. The 2015 Corvette Z06 finally broke cover and made its public debut in front of eager automotive journalists while thousands of Corvette enthusiasts watched the unveiling live online.

This isn’t just another Corvette from Chevrolet. This is a world-class supercar with a race proven aerodynamic design and advanced technologies that makes it the most track-capable Corvette in history.

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