Tag: c7 corvette

Inside Line: C7 to Get a Seven Speed Stick!

by John CoyleCorvette Forum Earlier today, Inside Line tweeted this interesting tid-bit about the C7: “A trusted source tells us the C7 Corvette will be offered with a 7-speed manual gearbox. Yes, seven.”  If you’re counting, that’s a scant 103 characters?with spaces?but it feels like big news. Porsche has dropped a seven-speed stick into its […] More »

  Comments | By - September 26, 2011

Straight Talk From Ed Welburn: Don’t Screw Up the Corvette’s Redesign

General Motor’s Vice President of Global Design Ed Welburn recently spoke with Automotive News while he was in Frankfurt and the subject of the Corvette’s redesign came up. Specifically, Welburn talked about the difficulty in designing a new Corvette, which has 58 years of history and a very loyal fan base. “Everyone wants to design

  Comments | By - September 21, 2011

Popular Mechanics Searches Detroit for C7 Corvette Clues!

While the C7 Corvette may still be a couple years out, rumors and speculation are already running rampant as to what it will look like and how it will be powered. Popular Mechanics magazine sent one of their writers out to the streets of Detroit during July’s Dream Cruise to search for clues regarding the

  Comments | By - September 19, 2011

Spotted in the Wild: C7 Test Mule!

LeftLaneNews.com has five images from spy photographer Brian Williams (Brenda Priddy & Co) that appear to show the next generation Corvette will indeed retain its front engine/rear wheel drive layout. The engineering mule is disguised as a Cyber Gray Grand Sport Coupe, but you can see how the proportions of the body

  Comments | By - August 3, 2011

Next Generation C7 Corvette Will Be More Like a Ferrari

Content provided by CarsDirectRumors of the next-generation C7 Chevrolet Corvette going mid-engine are not new, but U.K. car news publisher Autocar reports that new information suggests that just might be the case.  Whether or not this happens, the new Corvette will set its sights up-market on the top sports cars in the world. GM exec […] More »

  Comments | By - June 8, 2011

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