How Does the C6 Corvette Hold Up in Today’s C7 World?
Being asked to write a “general review” of the C6 Corvette’s impact on automotive history is like being asked to review your cousin. Everyone usually likes their cousin, but there are things that they do that maybe make you wonder about their decision-making skills.
When asked by a colleague if the C7 Corvette makes the design of the C6 look dated, my response was, “Absolutely, unequivocally, yes and in a major way.” I went on to say that anyone who disagrees either owns a C6, or should have their eyes checked.
Be sure to zero in at the 7:25 mark, which highlights how dangerous Corvette intimidation can be on a track like the Green Hell.
With its oxidized headlamp lenses, this Corvette of the Week may appear to be nothing special, but this C6’s appearance is not what makes this car “Corvette of the Week”. This car is special because, despite its plain appearance, this Corvette makes its owner feel like he just won the lottery. New Corvette Forum member […] More »
Car thieves, here’s a tip—if you’re going to steal a high-performance vehicle like a Corvette, don’t. But if you’re going to try anyway, make sure you can drive a stick. With the manual take-rate for the new Stingray hovering around 40 percent, there’s a good chance your target won’t be an automatic.