How Does the C7 Corvette Stingray Fare Against a Lightly Modded C6?
So how much faster is the C7 Corvette Stingray than the C6, you ask? Here’s a video that answers that question … for the most part. I say “for the most part” because the C6 has undergone some light modification — it’s got an intake and exhaust. Even with those mods, as you can see […] More »
Interior Why Mod? While there really aren’t any performance benefits from modifying the interior (unless you strip it to reduce weight) it’s a great way to customize the car and make it truly yours. The only drawbacks are the time and money you might spend. Oh and you might ruin your car, so please keep […] More »
Since the C4 to C5 transition, I have been obsessed with inter-generational Corvette tech comparisons. You probably have an idea of what it’s like to be afflicted with that obsession. To delight our tech comparison appetites, Car and Driver has posted a video that compares a dissected C6 Corvette seat with the vastly improved C7 Corvette […] More »
Transmission CAGS What is CAGS? To avoid a gas guzzler tax, Chevrolet invented a skip-shift device on its manual transmission cars called Computer-Aided Gear Selection, or CAGS. CAGS forces you to shift your manual Vette from first to fourth (rather than second or third) when: Engine temp is greater than 169 F Vehicle speed is […] More »
Intake Why Mod? Modifying your intake, or cold air intake, is a relatively inexpensive, easy way to gain some horsepower. Make no mistake, this will not result in 50% more horsepower, at best around 5%. But it doesn’t cost too much (most complete intake systems cost less than $500) and can be a fun, quick […] More »