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Corvette History through Ads: The C5R and Factory Racing, Part 2


Fifth generation Corvette sales were as successful as the factory backed Corvette Racing Team. The team raced in the American LeMans Series, a highly competitive venue that placed the Corvettes in competition with Ferraris, Vipers, Aston Martins and Porsches, with the objective of reestablishing the Corvette as the world’s preeminent performance car. After an absence […] More »

  Comments | By - December 11, 2013

C7.Rs Spotted Testing at Sebring


We heard that the Corvette Racing team was in Sebring for a private testing session this week and now pics have emerged showing the C7.Rs in camouflage on the familiar blue/white circuit in Central Florida. It’s amazing how much the race cars resemble the production versions and I sure can’t wait to see what they […]

  Comments | By - December 11, 2013

2015 Corvette Stingray to get 8-Speed Automatic


A leaked SAE paper (now offline) has revealed that the C7 Stingray will be fitted with an 8-speed automatic (8L90) for the 2015 MY. According to the post, the transmission will be rated for 738 ft. lbs. of torque meaning that a hi-po (Z06, ZR1) version of the ‘Vette could run the transmission as well. […] More »

  Comments | By - December 9, 2013

C7 Stingray Assembly Line Video


Want to see how your C7 Corvette Stingray gets assembled? Look no further. While the video doesn’t divulge too much information, it’s cool to see the body assembled and the sub-assemblies mated to the Stingray. Especially interesting is seeing the powertrain mated to the chassis in one piece from engine to rear axles relatively late […] More »

  Comments | By - December 5, 2013

Corvette History through Ads: The C5R and Factory Racing, Part 1


For the next few weeks, Corvette History through Ads will focus on one of the most important parts of the Corvette’s history; so important in fact that Chevrolet devoted most of their advertising budget (other than a few ads promoting the new Fixed Roof Coupe in 1999 and the Z06 in 2001) telling its story. […] More »

  Comments | By - December 4, 2013

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