The first Corvette bodies were constructed of fiberglass. There were a number of reasons of this. Fiberglass is a relatively workable material so if designers or engineers desired to make changes in body design or shape, they could do so relatively easily. In addition, fiberglass is a lightweight material, which is better for a car […]
General Motors has been tight lipped about the 7th generation of the fabled Chevrolet Corvette but some recent news about $890 million in upgrades to GM’s small block V8 engine facilities have bolstered rumors of new engines. The key piece of information is that the C7 Corvette will not stay with the current 6.2L LS3 […]
Sports cars of the 1990s ? the Corvette ZR1 and the Mazda RX-7 (FD3S) The Corvette ZR1 was produced from 1990 through 1995 and is regarded as one of the greatest American performance cars of all time. The Mazda RX-7 FD3S was offered in the US from 1993 through 1995 and although they took very […]
Hope everybody had a safe trip home from Bowling Green! The weather for this year’s event was great! Attendance numbers were down for a variety of reasons, but the event drew a convivial group and the smaller crowd afforded me the opportunity to spend more time with people than typically would have been possible.