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Faces of GM: The 2014 Corvette Stingray Lands in Europe


Last week we told you that two C7 Corvette Stingrays were headed to Europe for testing in Germany, Switzerland, France and Holland as part of GM’s standard quality control. Chevrolet Europe’s technical manager Patrick Herrmann has been tasked to lead the tests and as a special bonus, he will be sharing his experiences on social

  Comments | By - July 18, 2013

Corvette Stingray’s Aero Engineer Bednarchik on “Faces of GM”

The latest Faces of GM video focuses on the 2014 Corvette Stingray’s aerodynamic performance. Aero Performance Engineer John Bednarchik discusses the design features they learned from testing with Corvette Racing and why working on the new Corvette is so special to him. Growing up, John worked on restoring old Corvettes with his dad and that

  Comments | By - May 16, 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

Corvette Product Manager Harlan Charles Featured on Faces of GM

You couldn’t blame Harlan Charles for pinching himself every now and then, just to make sure he’s not dreaming. As a child, he loved reading the sports car books that his father would bring to him from Europe. Those books were very nationalistic, Charles remembers, “so you’d always see the little flags where the cars

  Comments | By - March 8, 2013

Building the C7 Corvette’s LT1 V8 Engine

Following the announcement in late October that the next generation 2014 C7 Corvette would be powered by the 6.2L LT1 V8, a news report from the Tonawanda engine plant talked about how excited they are to be playing the key role of building the Gen 5 power plant for the Corvette. Tonawanda Engine Plant area

  Comments | By - December 20, 2012