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OPTIMA Presents Corvette(s) of the Week: Strange Bedfellows

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The C7 Corvette represents a major leap over the C6 in all categories. In terms of design, that leap is best delineated when you compare their rumps. The contrast is striking, isn’t it?

  Comments | By - March 21, 2014

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

Edmunds Tests the C7 Corvette Stingray vs 2013 BMW M3 Coupe

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Edmunds.com continues its series of road tests pitting the 2014 Corvette Stingray up against some of the world’s best cars. This week, they’re comparing Chevy’s sports car to the 2013 BMW M3, which after a long run is making its farewell journey into the world of used performance cars. Numbers-wise, Edmunds reports the obvious. The […]

  Comments | By - September 24, 2013

GRAND-AM Corvette Driver Eric Curran Drives the 2014 Corvette Stingray

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A week after it made its debut at the Indy 500, the Laguna Blue 2014 Corvette Stingray served pace car duties at the IndyCar/GRAND-AM races on Detroit’s Belle Isle. During the week leading up to the race, SPEED filmed a segment with GRAND-AM driver Eric Curran, who drove the 2014 Corvette Stingray and gave his

  Comments | By - July 3, 2013

Car and Driver Tests 2013 Corvette Z06 vs ZR1

Car and Driver Technical Editor Michael Austin recently put Chevrolet’s best Corvettes – the ZR1 and the Z06 – against one another, giving us what he loves about the Corvette but at the same time telling us what it needs to do to remain relevant as it enters its seventh generation. He recently pushed the

  Comments | By - October 8, 2012

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