Tag: Customized Corvettes

Experimental 1964 Rear Engine Corvette Prototype XP-819 Shows Its Stuff at Amelia Island

In 1964, Chevy engineers imagined hanging an aluminium Corvette engine off the back of the frame as part of an engineering study on safety and crash zones. Zora wasn’t really on board with the project until Larry Shinoda penned a design that many claim was the genesis for the C3 Corvette. The result was XP-819,

  Comments | By - March 11, 2013

The Retractable Hi-Def Screen Inside the 2014 Corvette Stingray

One of the things you will notice when sitting inside the new 2014 Corvette Stingray are the two eight-inch high definition screens. The screen on the center stack is for displaying the advanced infotainment system that is called Chevy MyLink, plus it shows enhanced OnStar with 3D navigation maps. But for many, the coolness factor

  Comments | By - January 24, 2013

2013 Corvette ZR1 in Night Race Blue with 60th Anniversary Stripe

Longtime Corvette Museum supporter Harvey Gluck just picked up his 63rd Corvette and this one is a stunner. It’s a 2013 Corvette ZR1 in Night Race Blue with a 60th Anniversary stripe running down the body. Harvey was presented with the ZR1 at the National Corvette Museum by Corvette Marketing Manager John Fitzpatrick. The photos

  Comments | By - December 12, 2012

SEMA 2012: Rod Saboury’s 1963 Split Window Black Widow Custom Corvette

One of the draws of SEMA is that you know you are going to see some cool custom cars and in our opinion, one of the best custom vettes on display at this year’s show was Rod Saboury’s 1963 Split Window Corvette he calls “Black Widow”. If Rod’s name rings a bell, it’s because Saboury

  Comments | By - November 7, 2012

Project Sacrilege: World’s First Automatic Corvette ZR1

Really high performance sports cars like the Corvette ZR1 and Z06 always seem to come only with six-speed transmissions. But not anymore. On a forum post on Camaro5.com earlier this week, Howard Tanner, owner of Redline Motorsports, which bills itself as South Florida’s premier EFI performance shop, announced that his crew has been working hard

  Comments | By - October 12, 2012

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