C5 Corvette Goes Completely Carbon Fiber, Loses 287 lbs.
Do you think it’s outrageous to spend $100,000 to mod a $20,000 C5 Corvette? What if that $100,000 is spent swapping all the car’s fiberglass body panels for carbon fiber pieces?
The Concept7 is a one-off show car designed and built by Mr. Jeff Nowicki (of Specter Werkes Corvette GTR fame) specifically for Mobil1. We love it and think that thus far, it is the Corvette to beat at SEMA. Mr. Nowicki has designed tasteful cosmetic enhancements for the C7 Corvette Stingray that are already available […] More »
A Japanese company that is the world’s largest maker of carbon fibers has bought 20 percent of the supplier that will be producing two carbon fiber body panels for the 2014 Corvette Stingray. The move by Tokyo-based Toray Industries Inc., to buy a minority stake in Michigan-based Plasan is a bid to expand its carbon
During Sunday’s broadcast of the American Le Mans Series at the Time Warner Cable Road Race Showcase at Road America, Corvette Racing’s Program Manager Doug Fehan delivered the latest Tech Transfer segment which centered on the Corvette’s carbon fiber panels. Doug sets up the segment by talking about sibling rivalry and rubbing and racing on