Since we are halfway through 2014, we wanted to provide an update to the popular post we made after 1st Quarter 2014 regarding the Top dealers of the Chevrolet Corvette. For the calendar year starting in January and running through June 30, 2014, GM has reported a total of 17,744 Corvettes sold. The top Corvette dealers on this list account for 41.5% of those sales which total 7,370.
The leader of the UAW chapter that authorized a potential strike at the Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant back in April has been fired by General Motors after 46 years as an employee.
Eldon Renaud, president of Bowling Green’s United Auto Workers Local 2164 for the past 32 years, had been leading the union’s recent concerns over safety and other issues at the Kentucky plant, where the highly popular seventh-generation Stingrays are being built.
The official quarter mile time for the 2014 Corvette Stingray is 12 seconds at 118 mph. This bone stock C7 does it a little quicker.
100% bone stock C7 Vette going 11.70 @ 119 in the 1/4 mile… Foxbody Mustang makes a lot of noise and only runs a few tenths faster.
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The final slate of candidates for Bloomington Gold’s Great Hall was inducted at last month’s show in Champaign, ILL. Over the last five years, Bloomington Gold has honored 50 people and 50 Corvettes who have positively impacted our hobby. This year’s inductees mark the final year of the Great Hall.
The Great Hall’s intent is to salute the pioneers of our hobby – the people, organizations, and the cars that helped create the phenomenon we know and love today. It’s their passion and drive that helped build the hobby for all of us.
Team seeking fourth straight GT Le Mans victory in TUDOR Championship
DETROIT (July 9, 2014) – After winning a round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship at an unfamiliar venue, Corvette Racing heads this weekend to more recognizable surroundings. Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) plays host to the TUDOR Championship as Corvette Racing goes for an 11th victory at the storied road course just outside Toronto.
If you’ll be one of the thousands of Corvette enthusiasts who will be taking part in the National Corvette Caravan in August, here’s a “really cool” thing for you to add to your agenda.
Owners of the Just Piddlin Farm invite everyone who will be in town for the Caravan to come out to their farm, located on Ky. 73 in Simpson County just south of South Union, and take a walk through their Corvette-themed corn maze.
If you love the Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition, your last chance to win a Premiere Edition convertible is coming up on Thursday, July 10, 2014. The last 2014 Premiere Edition convertible built, Lime Rock Green with a Kalahari convertible top, will be raffled off by the National Corvette Museum.
While the 2014 Callaway Corvette won’t exceed the 650 horsepower of the 2015 Z06, Callaway engineers have nevertheless managed to bump their final figure to a very impressive 627 hp, up some 167 hp over the base Stingray.
Callaway Cars announced the figures this week after extensive vehicle testing and validation by its engineers, who also rated peak torque at 610 lb-ft at 4400 rpm, 145 lb-ft more than the stock LT1 produces.
Our friends at Zip Corvette have been pretty busy these last few months putting the finishing touches on their newly redesigned website for Corvette parts and accessories and now they are ready to show it off. If you are in need of a few (or many!) parts for your Corvette or want to be the best-dressed owner at your monthly club meet, check out the new Zip-Corvette.com.
We’ve all seen that famous video where a Corvette Z06 overtakes a car on the autobahn at 200 mph. It looks like these guys down in “Mexico” attempted to recreate the scene to see how a 200 mph fly-by from a Corvette ZR1 would look to another car doing the speed limit down the highway.