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[GALLERY] Midyear Monday (25 Corvette photos)

by Keith Cornett on March 31, 2014

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday (25 Corvette photos)

Ready for some classic Corvette eye candy via this week’s MEGA Midyear Monday gallery! These are top choice, hand selected 1963-67 Corvette images especially for our readers.

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Corvette Stingray Police Car for Sale in Sweden

by Keith Cornett on March 31, 2014

Corvette Stingray Police Car for Sale in Sweden

Ya, in Sweden!

That’s where you’ll find one of the most unlikeliest Black and Whites around.

Of course we’re talking about this 2014 Corvette Stingray, dressed in black with white doors and the word “POLICE” emblazoned on the doors and hood.

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Workers Find the 1.5 Millionth Corvette in the Corvette Museum Sinkhole

Last week at the National Corvette Museum, workers repairing the sinkhole began vacuuming the dirt inside the hole where they thought two of the three remaining Corvettes were resting. On Friday, the NCM posted a new photo of what they are saying is the edge of the hood from the 2009 1.5 Millionth milestone car.

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New Eight-Speed Auto Transmission Could Boost Corvette Stingray to 30 MPG highway

Who would have thought there would ever be a time when we’d be talking about great fuel economy with a high-performance car with an automatic transmission?

But these aren’t ordinary times, at least when it comes to the seventh-generation Corvette.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Two great high performance Corvettes recently debuted in Europe: the Z06 and the C7.R racing vehicle. http://www.chevroleteurope.com/corvette

They were developed in parallel and provide unique benefits to both race car drivers and driving enthusiasts.

Race car driver Oliver Gavin, Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter, and Technical Communications Manager Patrick Herrmann discuss these two great vehicles.

Visit CorvetteVideos.TV for the best selection of hand-picked Corvette videos.

 

[PICS] West Coast Customs Takes On the 2014 Corvette Stingray

The Corvette Stingray has been in production for roughly eight months now and we’re starting to see some owners and shops show off their custom work. One shop that is well known for their over-the-top designs and fabrications is West Coast Customs, who recently showed off a completed supercharged Corvette Stingray on their facebook page.

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A Closer Look at the 8-Speed Automatic for the 2015 Corvette Z06

One of the most talked about features on the 2015 Corvette Z06 is the new high performance 8-speed automatic transmission.

It was back in May of 2011 that we first learned that GM was developing an eight-speed automatic transmission for its high performance cars. But one of the things we didn’t know was that the Hydra-Matic 8L90 would be designed from the ground up specifically to handle the more than 635 lb-ft of torque generated by the 2015 Corvette Z06.

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Chevrolet and Ron Fellows Offering New Stingray School at Spring Mountain

Here’s some great news for C7 Corvette owners who want to experience the full capabilities of the 7th generation sports car in a safe environment.

Chevrolet and the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School at Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch are offering a special two day program for $1,000 for new 2014 Corvette Stingray owners – a discount of $1,500 off the rate for the standard program.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

This Tangelo Orange 2014 Corvette Stingray was spotted at Cars and Coffee Irvine last weekend. It’s part of the special run of Forgiato widebody C7 Corvettes that were first shown at the 2013 SEMA show in Las Vegas.

Visit CorvetteVideos.TV for the best selection of hand-picked Corvette videos.

 

Former Corvette Racing Icon Jim Jeffords Passes Away

by Mitch Talley on March 25, 2014

Former Corvette Racing Icon Jim Jeffords Passes Away

One of the most successful Corvette race car drivers from the 1950s passed away on March 6, 2014.

Jim Jeffords started his career as a Chevy racer after impressing Ed Cole with his driving behind the wheel of a Jaguar 140 on Memorial Day weekend 1956. That performance led to Jeffords being asked to race John Fitch’s modified Corvette in the feature the next day.

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