Tag: electric

Four-Banger Voltec Powertrain Coming to 2016 Corvette … April Fools

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Blame CAFE regulations, blame the EPA, blame Satan, but regardless of whom you choose to blame, your chosen scapegoat will be unable to make this news any easier to digest, so here it goes: the 2016 Corvette is getting the Voltec powertrain added to its options list, and it will be called the Corvette E-REV.

  Comments | By - April 1, 2014

The Electric C3 Corvette Hits the Road

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We first told you about Keith Stegath’s electric C3 Corvette back in December of 2011. Now, nearly 2 years later, the battery powered 1976 Corvette continues to take shape. In fact, Stegath told us in a recent email that the car’s first test drive was a 10 mile jaunt to a nearby car show. He […]

  Comments | By - August 21, 2013

Easy Being Green: Florida Man Creates Electric C3 Corvette

Wow. That’s all we could say when we first arrived at the Gearbox Magazine showcasing Keith Stegath’s crazy C3 project. What started life as a basic 1976 Corvette is in the process of being converted into an electric powered street machine. Stegath moved to Florida after spending 40-some years in the working in the auto

  Comments | By - December 14, 2011