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What Was Making that Huge Sound Out at GM’s Milford Proving Grounds Yesterday??

What Was Making that Huge Sound Out at GM's Milford Proving Grounds Yesterday??
File Photo: Ben Hsu / Facebook


No one knows for sure what was going on at the General Motors’ Milford Proving Grounds Monday morning.

But to a staff member of TorqueNews.com, it sounded like “the sweet roar of a high performance engine” that could belong to the highly anticipated 2018 Corvette ZR1 or the rumored mid-engine C8.

[PICS] The 2017 Corvettes at Carlisle Show

[PICS] The 2017 Corvettes at Carlisle Show


We’ve closed the hood on yet another edition of Corvettes at Carlisle. Nearly perfect weather welcomed enthusiasts all weekend. Now the fun is over and we’ve since returned to our respective regional offices to sift through all of the memories from last weekend. The countdown to 2018 is already underway.

Rare Dick Guldstrand 2003 50th Anniversary 427 Corvette For Sale in Florida

Rare Dick Guldstrand 2003 50th Anniversary 427 Corvette For Sale in Florida


By the time the 50th Anniversary of the Chevrolet Corvette came around in 2003, Chevrolet’s vision for celebrating the milestone came in an exclusive “Anniversary Red” exterior with shale interior on standard Coupe and Convertible models. There would be no performance upgrades as well as no exclusivity. Chevrolet would build 11,632 Anniversary Editions.

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday! Corvettes at Carlisle Edition (54 Corvette Photos)

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday! Corvettes at Carlisle Edition (54 Corvette Photos)


Well, we’ve got 2 reasons to be bummed out today. Reason number one is that it’s Monday again. Reason number is that Corvettes at Carlisle is over and we have to wait a year for the next one. The good news is that there’s a 3 day weekend rapidly approaching. While we tick down to Labor Day we kick off the week the best way we know how – celebrating the 1963–1967 Corvettes. Today we look back at some of the midyear gems seen last weekend at Corvettes at Carlisle.

Teen Corvette Driver Arrested After Hit and Run at the Woodward Dream Cruise

Teen Corvette Driver Arrested After Hit and Run at the Woodward Dream Cruise
Photo Credit: Bloomfield Hills Public Safety Department)


The Woodward Dream Cruise turned into a nightmare for the owners of a 1954 Chevy pickup and a 2015 Corvette last week.

[VIDEO] The 2018 Corvette Presentation and Sebring Orange Reveal at Carlisle

[VIDEO] The 2018 Corvette Presentation and Sebring Orange Reveal at Carlisle


One of the many advantages that Corvette has over its competitors is the ability for the team to interact directly with buyers and enthusiasts on a personal level. That’s one of the reasons why Chevrolet sends so many of its engineers and other team members to enthusiast events like Corvettes at Carlisle.

Corvette Product Manager Harlan Charles was back in Carlisle for his 16th straight show and this year he brought with him the new 2018 Corvette Carbon 65 Edition as the featured model. But wait, there’s more! Towards the end of the presentation, the new Sebring Orange exterior was revealed and with the news that it will be available on 2018 Corvettes later this year!

Corvette Racing at VIR: Season’s Third Win for Garcia, Magnussen

Corvette Racing at VIR: Season's Third Win for Garcia, Magnussen


Chevrolet, Corvette Racing bolster GTLM Manufacturer’s, Driver’s championship leads

ALTON, Va. (Aug. 27, 2017) – Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen won for the second straight year at Virginia International Raceway on Sunday as the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R claimed victory in the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR. Garcia crossed the finish line to win by 12.031 seconds.

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Aug. 27th

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Aug. 27th


Each week, Criswell Chevrolet’s Mike Furman delivers new Corvette Stingrays, Grand Sports and Z06s to his customers who come from all parts of the country to work with the nation’s top individual Corvette seller.

In this week’s Delivery Dispatch, Mike takes a break from his daily routine of delivering new Corvettes to attend Corvettes at Carlisle. Mike took many photos with his customers, Corvette team members and long-time friends and many are shared below. There’s also a great section showing many of the Corvettes on display. As always, enjoy another great selection of throwbacks, barn finds and vintage Corvette photos.

Check out even more photos and videos of his deliveries on his facebook page, CorvetteFurman.

Corvette Racing at VIR: Third-Row Start for Milner, Magnussen

Corvette Racing at VIR: Third-Row Start for Milner, Magnussen


Pair of Chevrolet Corvettes to roll off side-by-side at VIR

ALTON, Va. (Aug. 26, 2017) – With the race for the GT Le Mans championships heating up, Corvette Racing’s pair of Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs will start side-by-side Sunday for the Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway. It’s the ninth race of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with two more remaining in a close title fight.

New Sebring Orange for 2018 Corvettes Announced at Carlisle

New Sebring Orange for 2018 Corvettes Announced at Carlisle


During Friday’s Presentation of the 2018 Corvette in front of the Grandstands at Corvettes at Carlisle, the Corvette Team’s Harlan Charles and Phil Minch introduced a new Corvette color that will replace the now retired Black Rose Metallic.

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