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Preliminary 2016 Corvette Pricing Released - Z06 C7.R Edition's MSRP is $111,400


We found out this morning from National Corvette seller Mike Furman that some preliminary pricing has been announced for the 2016 Corvette Stingray and Z06. Full 2016 Corvette pricing is still expected later this month, but according to Mike, all Corvettes models will be receiving a $400 increase for the new year. We were actually expecting to see at least a $1,000 bump in price so only $400 is something we can live with.

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Week of June 7th


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

In this week’s dispatch, Mike takes a Ferrari on trade-in for a Corvette Z06 and a Corvette birthday party is thrown. One of Mike’s customer’s gives his own dispatch – from Spring Mountain! And finally, Mike gives a salute to the Corvette Racing team who is traveling to France for next weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Nurburgring Lap Time for the C7 Corvette Z06 Completed and Video Coming Soon


How about some good news to share!

After two aborted attempts to record a hot lap on the 12.9 mile Nurburgring, the 2015 Corvette Z06 returned to Germany last month and was finally successful in getting a continuously-timed lap. Apparently, the team is more than happy with the lap time they got from the Z06 at the “Green Hell”.

That bit of news came directly from Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter who shared the tidbit of the completed lap during his weekly “Ask Tadge” question and answer posts on the Corvette Forum.

Tadge was asked about the design philosophy of the C7 Z06 vs the previous C6 Z06 which was lighter and was considered more of track car than the generously appointed C7 version. The answer is quite detailed and you can read the full reply there. But here is what Tadge said about the Nurburgring time:

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Week of May 31st


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

In this week’s dispatch, Mike delivers a customer’s Corvette Z06 to his home and drives back a Corvette Stingray trade-in and a couple of Corvettes are courtesy delivered as customers pick up their new Corvettes at their local Chevy dealers.


For those of you that remember FOX’s teenage drama Beverly Hills 90210 from the 1990’s, actor Ian Ziering played high school student Steve Sanders, the son of a famous actress. On the show, Steve drove a C4 Corvette Convertible with the awesome vanity license plate that read “I8A 4RE”.

I had the opportunity to meet Ian at a FOX-TV rollout party back in the 90’s. We got to talking and it turned out that he was a Corvette enthusiast in real life as well. If I recall correctly, it was his idea to use a Corvette as Steve Sander’s car on Beverly Hills 90210.

Today, Ian is back in the news after posting a photo of himself behind the wheel of the new Corvette Stingray.

[GALLERY] Black Friday! (42 Corvette photos)


It’s the final Friday in the month of May and that means it’s time for another installment of a “Black Friday” photo gallery. Check out our mega photo gallery made up of 42 beautiful black Corvettes which span seven generations from C1 to C7.

We offer thanks to those of you who have submitted photos of their Black Corvettes over the last couple of months and so look closely as you might see your car featured here.

If you love Black Corvettes as much as we do, make sure you share this page on Twitter and Facebook.

GM's Mark Reuss to Pilot the Corvette Z06 Pace Car at Belle Isle
Photo by Steve Fecht for Chevrolet


Mark Reuss, GM’s top product development manager and the owner of a 1954 Corvette, will have the honor of driving the 2015 Corvette Z06 Pace Car for the Chevrolet Dual races on Detroit’s Belle Isle this Saturday and Sunday. The Chevrolet Duals are the next events part of the Verizon IndyCar Series which is sharing a weekend of racing on the Belle Isle street course with the TUDOR United SportsCar series.

[VIDEO] Weather Channel's Jim Cantore Takes a Corvette Hot Lap on Michelin's Test Track


Let’s take an inside look at one reason (or four reasons, actually) why the seventh-generation Corvette Stingray handles so well.

We all know that Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter and his talented crew worked wonders making the 2014 Corvette such an improvement over previous models.

Now watch this video to see our host, Meteorologist Jim Cantore from The Weather Channel, go on a Corvette hot lap in a Laguna Blue Stingray around the Michelin Laurens Proving Grounds in South Carolina, which consists of more than a dozen special tracks and surfaces for tire and suspension system testing, driving training, and event management, all situated on 3,300 acres.

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