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Jalopnik Hosts a Q&A with Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter

Jalopnik opened up their website on Monday to host a question and answer session with Corvette’s Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. I missed the live version which was probably a good thing as the trolls were a plenty, but Tadge seemed to make the best of it and occasionally he trolled the trolls right back.

But in all that back and forth banter, Tadge offered some pretty interesting answers to some decent questions ranging from why the Z06 isn’t naturally aspirated to the recent Zora ZR1 prototype spy pics, Ford’s new GT sports car and the Nurburgring time for the Z06.

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Corvette Makes Edmunds Most Popular List for Second Consecutive Year

For the second consecutive year, the Chevrolet Corvette has made Edmunds.com most popular list which based on searches during the first 10 months of 2014. Joining the Corvette in the honor are six other Chevrolets including the Impala, Camaro, Traverse, Tahoe, Colorado and the Silverado 1500.

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California Chevrolet Dealer Marks Up A 2015 Corvette Z06 by $49,995

Marking up Corvettes is nothing new.

If you were around in 1978, you no doubt remember how asking prices of the Corvette Indy Pace Car soared to astronomical levels after being spotlighted in the infamous “Wall Street Journal” article.

We’re not sure how many of them ever sold at those ridiculous prices that reportedly reached as high as $75,000.

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Engine Build Experience Returns for the Corvette Z06's LT4 Supercharged V8

We Corvette enthusiasts are passionate about our cars.

That leads some of us to pay extra to pick up our new Corvette at the National Corvette Museum, and still others of us to open our wallets even wider and pay to actually see our very own new Corvette being put together at the assembly plant in Bowling Green.

Now some owners will be able to take it to the next level and actually build the engine that will reside under the hood of their 2015 Z06!

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[VIDEO] 2015 Corvette Z06 Burnout in Slow Motion

by Keith Cornett on January 11, 2015

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Slow motion burnout of a 2015 Velocity Yellow Corvette Z06 at Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch in Pahrump, NV.

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

 

[VIDEO] 2015 Corvette Z06 vs a 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat

We’re not sure what to think about the videos being posted of the new Corvette Z06 being left behind first by a Viper, and now in this latest version of “Dodge Rules,” a 707-hp Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat.

What’s the world coming to?

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Join Bondurant on February 7th for the Corvette Stingray Experience

Our friends at the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving will be offering a one-day “Stingray Experience” on February 7th at their facility in Chandler, Arizona. Come out and join Bob and his staff as you will get pushed out of your comfort zone and into the driver’s seat of a 2014 Corvette Stingray. Best of all, the cost of the Stingray Experience is just $499 per person.

Call the Bondurant school today at 800-842-7223 to register for this exciting program or visit them on the web at www.Bondurant.com.

 

[VIDEO] Jay Leno Reviews the 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible

Amazing.

That seems Jay Leno’s favorite word to describe how he feels about the 2015 Corvette Z06 as the popular comedian, retired Tonight Show host, and car fanatic gets to see, touch, and drive a pre-production model of the Chevy supercar in this episode of Jay Leno’s Garage.

“Man, this thing is fast!” he says during his rip-roaring drive along a curvy, hilly California road with Chevy product specialist Shad Balch.

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December 2014 Corvette Sales

by Keith Cornett on January 5, 2015

December 2014 Corvette Sales

General Motors reported their December 2014 vehicle sales this morning and Corvette sales were very strong with the first Corvette Z06s finally included in the count.

GM shows that 3,552 Corvettes were sold last month, an increase of 18.2% over the 3,005 sales in December 2013. For the calendar year (Jan-Dec), sales of the Corvette totaled 34,839 which was a 101.5% increase over 2013′s calendar year sales of 17,291 Corvettes.

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Corvette Stingray Wins Business Insider's Inaugural Car of the Year Award

The new Corvette Stingray has captured a lot of awards since Chevrolet introduced it in 2013.

But here comes a first. The 2015 Stingray has just captured an award that no other Corvette – well, no other car ever, for that matter – has won because it’s the first time Business Insider has named a Car of the Year.

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