This morning, I began gathering data to write a post about how orange was a missing hue in the C7 Corvette paint scheme, but as I was scuba diving through the forums, news began to break from Corvette Forum members attending the 2014 National Corvette Museum Bash. According to forum member “mpuzach” (a.k.a. Mike), orange is coming back to the Corvette for 2015.
When the 2015 Corvette goes into production later this year, it will be rolling off the Bowling Green assembly line in two new colors. The first color, known by GM internally as “Fusion Gray”, may end up being called “Shark Gray” of “Tiger Shark Gray”. The second color coming to Corvette for 2015 is a […]
According to PPG Industries Inc., white is the most popular paint color found on new automobiles in North America. Among vehicles sold in North America last year, 21 percent were white, 19 percent were black, and 17 percent were gray. Stepping off the top-three podium we find silver shining at 15-percent popularity, followed by red […]
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 […]