Hey, we’ll take just about any footage of the new Stingray we can get our hands on, especially if it gives us the opportunity to take a closer look at the new Z06 and C7.R racecar. The most recent video we’ve stumbled on comes courtesy of General Motors, highlighting the premiere of the two higher performance ‘Vettes at the recent Geneva Motor Show in Europe.
We’re a little more than three weeks away from the first C7 Z06 being auctioned at Barrett-Jackson’s West Palm Beach event on Saturday, April 12. As the anticipation grows, I thought I’d use this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday to ease some of the anticipatory tension.
It looks like the Corvette Racing team has a few kinks to work out with the new C7.R. After rolling into the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring with high hopes of capturing a win, the team’s two C7.R cars ended up finishing sixth and eighth for the second round of the endurance race. At one point, the No. 4 Corvette C7.R led the race before two late spins and engine issues.
Well, it certainly didn’t take long for tuners to start filling the cylinders of the new C7 with boost. What I didn’t expect was the speed at which this would turn into a full blown horsepower arms-race. Just a few days ago, Vengeance Racing pushed their C7 past the 1000 whp mark. Late Model Racecraft […]
Corvette fans in Europe hoping to get their hands on a new Stingray can rest a little easier now. After revealing plans to reduce the number of Chevrolets sold in the overseas market, General Motors has announced the new Corvette will be sold at Cadillac dealerships in Europe.