Tag: design

Does the C7 Make the C6 Corvette Look Dated?

C7 vs C6 Corvette Design

When asked by a colleague if the C7 Corvette makes the design of the C6 look dated, my response was, ÔÇťAbsolutely, unequivocally, yes and in a major way.” I went on to say that anyone who disagrees either owns a C6, or should have their eyes checked.

  Comments | By - January 27, 2015

What if the C7 Corvette had been Designed in Brazil?

2014 Chevrolet C7 Corvette Stingray in Red, Silver, Blue Featured

Good looks are good looks, right? Aside from the rear-end many of you would change at the drop of a hat, the C7 Corvette is a successful design, but what if that successful design had been penned from someone outside of the United States? Would that transform your love for the C7 Corvette into anguish? […] More »

  Comments | By - December 10, 2013

Like Big Butts?

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The reason we ask is that RPI Designs of Ohio has begun selling painted lower rear bumper covers for the C7 Stingray. Apparently, enough Corvette owners think that the OEM black lower fascia needs to be sprayed body color that RPI has taken up your cause. As a designer, I think you’d better be a […] More »

  Comments | By - November 27, 2013

C7 Corvette Interior Design Seminar at 2013 NCM Bash

One of the most remarkable transformations that Chevrolet has made with the new Corvette is the completely redesigned interior. Premium materials and lots of technology will surely quiet the detractors from previous models. Here is the interior design seminar held by Ryan Vaughan and Lucy Lahood at the 2013 National Corvette Museum’s Bash in Bowling

  Comments | By - May 3, 2013

GM’s Kirk Bennion and the Five Goals for Designing the New C7 Corvette Stingray

Corvette exterior design manager Kirk Bennion has been working with in the Corvette design studio since 1986. He recently spoke with Faces of GM about the new 2014 Corvette Stingray and the five goals the design team had when creating the next generation sports car. According to Kirk, those five goals were: Change the Upper

  Comments | By - April 12, 2013

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