Tag: GM / Factory News

Design Manager Kirk Bennion on Affixinig a Front Plate on the C7

At the 2014 Corvette reveal in Detroit, we were talking with Corvette’s Exterior Design Manager Kirk Bennion about the new car. He was holding the front license plate holder and wanted to show us how those who live in a state that mandates a front license plate would affix it to their C7 Corvette. The

  Comments | By - January 14, 2013

2014 Camaro to get the Corvette Z06’s LS7 V8 Engine?

We know that for the 2014 model year, the high performance LS engines are going bye-bye for Corvette and in their place will be the new Generation 5 LT1 V8s. But that doesn’t mean GM is going to stop building the LS7 and LS9 engines for other applications. Thanks to some sleuthing at Camaro5.com, it

  Comments | By - December 22, 2012

How the C7 Corvette Prototype Made It Into Gran Turismo 5

Ever since the C7 Corvette has been mentioned, we’ve heard how General Motors and Chevrolet wanted to appeal to a younger audience with the car as it heads into more than 60 years of production. That premise has carried over to the final stages before the seventh generation is unveiled to the public on Jan.

  Comments | By - December 22, 2012

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

Corvette Assembly Plant Meets EPA Energy-Reduction Challenge

For a high-powered sports car, the Chevrolet Corvette doesn’t act like it at the gas pump. Now comes word that the Assembly Plant in Bowling Green, Ky., where the Corvette is put together is pretty energy-efficient, too. The Bowling Green facility has become one of 54 to meet a voluntary energy-reduction challenge from the U.S.

  Comments | By - December 12, 2012

  1. 1
  2. ...
  3. 9
  4. 10
  5. 11
  6. ...
  7. 15