This is not your father’s Chevrolet, for sure.
We told you about this 3,500-horsepower C7 Corvette a few days ago, and now the owners have managed to raise that figure to an even more amazing 4,000 horsepower.
Remember the Callaway Cars concept for a C7 shooting brake that was first bandied about in 2013? The project, known as the Aerowagon, is very much a go again with the first examples expected to be ready later this year.
When Jack Brown was a New York Police Department detective, he once got into a scuffle with a suspect over a gun, falling backwards onto the ground and getting shot three inches from his chest.
“I said I was gonna reward myself when I retired,” Brown says in the debut episode of Riding Shotgun with Michelle Rodriguez, better known as Lefty Ortiz in the Fast & Furious movies. “I always wanted a Corvette.”
Mr. Rick Hendrick, call your office!
The very first retail 2017 Corvette Grand Sport with VIN 001 will be offered for sale at the 2016 Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction, held Friday-Sunday, April 8-10th. Proceeds from the Grand Sport’s sale will benefit the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit.
Last week, two LA rappers known as YG and Nipsey Hussle released a new anti-Trump song called ‘FTD’ (F**K Donald Trump). On Sunday, the duo put out a call to fans to gather at the intersection of Melrose and Fairfax to help film the music video for the song.
Not only did over 100 people show up to provide the the song’s chant, but apparently no one bothered to tell the police of the music video shoot as officers showed up in riot gear and shut down the street party.
Monday is here which means only five days until the weekend! If that thought has you somewhat depressed, we’ve the got the cure for the Monday Blues and it’s known as Midyear Monday here at CorvetteBlogger! Here is a random selection of 40 Corvette photos gathered from the far reaches of the internet and curated into one epic photo gallery.
Do you have a Midyear Corvette? Send us a picture and we’ll post it in the next gallery. Drop me at line and submit your photo!
GM released their corporate sales report for March 2016 on Friday morning. Corvette sales for March totaled 2,753 cars, a decrease of -27.3% over the same time in 2015 which saw Corvette sales at 3,785 units. For the Calendar Month to Date, GM has sold 6,370 Corvettes, a decrease over 2015’s total of 8,517 or -25.2%.
Corvette sales continue to rise following the dip in C7 sales in January where only 1,501 Corvettes were sold. In February 2016, those sales grew to 2,116 and now March’s total is 2,753. That’s a month to month increase of 637 cars or 30.1% from February to March.
The ADAC GT3 Masters Series in Europe is hosting a two-day test session at Germany’s Oschersleben race circuit in advance of the series first race and that event has given us the opportunity to check out the C7 Callaway Corvette GT3-Rs dressed in their race liveries for the first time.