Author: John Coyle

Final Battle of 2011 ALMS Season: Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta!

by John CoyleCorvette Forum October 1st, the teams of the American Le Mans Series will do battle for the final time this season. Road Atlanta will play host, and the drivers will lap the storied circuit for ten hours or 1000 miles, whichever comes first. For the uninitiated, there’s nothing that approaches the excitement?and heartbreak?of […] More »

  Comments | By - September 27, 2011

Inside Line: C7 to Get a Seven Speed Stick!

by John CoyleCorvette Forum Earlier today, Inside Line tweeted this interesting tid-bit about the C7: “A trusted source tells us the C7 Corvette will be offered with a 7-speed manual gearbox. Yes, seven.”  If you’re counting, that’s a scant 103 characters?with spaces?but it feels like big news. Porsche has dropped a seven-speed stick into its […] More »

  Comments | By - September 26, 2011

Video Mash-Up: Corvette ZR1 vs. Lexus LFA at the ‘Ring!

by John CoyleCorvette Forum Back in June, the ZR1 ran the famed N?rburgring in a sizzling 7:19.63, besting efforts from competition like the Dodge Viper ACR, Porsche’s 911 GT2 RS and the Nissan GT-R. Now, it’s important to note that there is no official production car ‘Ring record. This is for bragging rights only, and […] More »

  Comments | By - September 15, 2011

Hideous Corvette Makes Me Think About Capital Punishment…

by John CoyleCorvette Forum My friend Jen over at Autoholics just posted about posted about this monstrosity and I couldn’t help myself from chiming in. I’m all for crazy custom jobs, but you can practically hear this poor C3 begging for the sweet embrace of the crusher. And I think this question for the seller […] More »

  Comments | By - September 14, 2011

Z06 Centennial Edition in “World’s Greatest Drag Race!”

by John CoyleCorvette Forum In this clip, the Z06 faces off against?deep breath?the Ferrari 458 Italia, Nissan GT-R, Porsche 911 GT3 RS, Porsche Cayman R, Mustang Boss 302, Audi R8, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Lexus LFA, BMW 1 Series M and a Lotus Evora S. But it didn’t win. This was shot for Motor Trend’s Best […] More »

  Comments | By - September 13, 2011

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