Author: Manuel Carrillo III

Hang Out with Corvette Forum at the California Festival of Speed

Corvette Festival of Speed Featured

Corvette Forum is converging upon the California Festival of Speed. It’s the largest supercar event in the Southwest, and it’s going down Sunday, April 12 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Join us and meet your fellow forum members. You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in parade laps around the track, hit up the autocross course, and in addition to Corvettes, you’ll have the chance to get up close and personal with a variety of supercars.

  Comments | By - April 2, 2015

Chevrolet to Cease Offering Manual Transmission on Corvette for 2017 … April Fools

C7 Chevrolet Corvette Tremec TR6070 Seven-Speed Manual Transmission RIP Featured

Chevrolet is dropping the manual transmission from the Corvette’s option sheet for the 2017 model year due to dwindling sales and industry trends.

  Comments | By - April 1, 2015

This Corvette Butt Transplant Finally Happened: C5 with C7 Rear Fascia

Corvette Butt Transplant - C5 with C7 Rear Fascia Featured

“Frankenstein”, “Looks like a$$”, “Eww”. Those are just some of the sentiments surrounding this C5 wearing a C7 rear fascia that member “Bandit 00C5” posted to the forum. How awful is it to put a C7 rear fascia on a C5?

  Comments | By - March 31, 2015

1962 Corvette “Police Package” – Precursor to Z06

1962 Chevrolet Corvette (C1) with RPO 687 Featured

As much as it looks like this Corvette was crafted for cops, RPO 687 actually made the C1 more track-capable. This was the precursor to RPO Z06 that would be offered in the C2 the following model year. Still, this triple-black car looks ready to chase bad guys rather than a first-place finish.

  Comments | By - March 27, 2015

Motor Trend Redeems the Corvette Z06: It’s Faster than the Nissan GT-R

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Motor Trend Retest Redemption after Nissan GT-R Nismo Defeat Featured

According to Motor Trend’s recent Corvette Z06 retest at Willow Springs International Raceway’s “Big Track”, the Z06 (when equipped with a manual transmission) is faster than the Nissan GT-R NISMO.

  Comments | By - March 19, 2015

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