OPTIMA Presents Corvette(s) of the Week: Strange Bedfellows
The C7 Corvette represents a major leap over the C6 in all categories. In terms of design, that leap is best delineated when you compare their rumps. The contrast is striking, isn’t it?
All mortals take note, there is one thing you should never, ever do, and that’s touch another person’s Corvette in any form or fashion. That is, unless (1) you’ve been given permission by the owner, (2) you’ve provided at least three solid references or referrals, and (3) signed a waiver that if the Corvette happens to sustain any damage due to your negligence, you agree to waive any and all legal rights typical granted to criminals or the mentally insane.
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.
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 […] More »