Tag: chevrolet

Hennessey’s Final Test on the C7 Before Starting the Upgrade

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  Hennessey has been “making fast cars faster since 1991″ and now that they have their hands on the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray they are certainly planning on holding themselves to their promise by offering upgrades of up to 1,000 horsepower for the C7! But let’s hold our horses.  Hennessey has been testing their bone-stock […] More »

  Comments | By - October 4, 2013

Tech Thursday: C5 Intake

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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 »

  Comments | By - October 3, 2013

Callaway debuts $67,000 Ferrari FF

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Callaway Cars teased us with this back in March, but now it’s official: they’re going to build the AeroWagon Concept. No, it’s not really a Ferrari FF, as you can plainly see it’s a C7 Corvette Stingray. However, it looks strikingly similar (actually, better in our opinion) to the FF, amplifying the Corvette’s European design […] More »

  Comments | By - October 3, 2013

Car and Driver Dissects C6 and C7 Corvette Seats… Alien-Probe Style

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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 »

  Comments | By - October 2, 2013

Corvette History through Ads: Europe Blinked

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Obviously the same government regulations that impeded straight-line performance for the fourth generation of America’s sports car also limited competitors cars as well. Dave McLellan, Corvette’s chief engineer from 1975 until his retirement in 1992, understood the impact strict CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) and safety government regulations dictated, and though challenging, he recognized that […] More »

  Comments | By - October 2, 2013

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