by Rick Tavel 2-27-13 As you probably know by now, Peterson Automotive Museum is hosting a terrific tribute to the Corvette this weekend in honor of America’s sports car’s 60th Anniversary. Hundreds of Corvettes, several distinctive and historically important, will be exhibited at arguably the finest automobile museum in the country. The West Coast unveiling […]
by Rick Tavel Corvette Forum If you weren’t lucky enough to be at the media introduction of the new Corvette C7 in Detroit on 1-13-13, don’t worry. Amid historically significant Corvettes of every generation, the West Coast unveiling will take place this weekend at the legendary Petersen Museum. You can get all the details on how to attend here. […]
Just days after Ken Lingenfelter of Lingenfelter Performance Engineering said the new C7 may not be capable of producing much more than 700-hp, Hennessey Performance Engineering has announced it plans to offer two very powerful engine performance upgrades for the 2014 Corvette Stingray later this year. Lingenfelter expressed reservations last week about the upper limits
By all accounts, Chevrolet has a hit on its hands with the new C7 Corvette Stingray Coupe but already the automotive journos are looking to the future as they ask what’s next for GM’s halo car. Earlier this week was the report from Motor Trend that the C7 Corvette ZR1 could be packing 700 horsepower.
Tuners have had a field day with the LS family of V8 engines from General Motors, improving their performance levels to pull upwards of an amazing 1,000-hp from them in some cases. Now that the LT1 motor has upped the ante to at least 450-hp in the base Stingray for the 2014 model year, tuners