Tag: Kirk Bennion

Early 2014 Corvette Production Stats from Harlan Charles

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Photo Credit: DigitalDtour.com The Corvette Stingray has been in production since August 2013 and thousands of new C7s have already found their way to customers. At the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, Corvette Product Manager Harlan Charles was asked about providing some production stats for the new Stingray and he happily obliged. According to Harlan, […]

  Comments | By - January 31, 2014

2014 C7 Stingray and Bennion at Circle City Corvette’s Beach Caravan 2013

It’s the middle of May and that means its time for the annual Corvette Beach Caravan and Car Show. For the last 33 years, Dorthan, Alabama’s Circle City Corvette club caravans down to Panama City Beach, Florida for a weekend of Corvette fun and camaraderie. Special guests for this year’s show will include the 2014

  Comments | By - May 15, 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 Designer Sought to Put Distance Between C6 and C7 Corvette

The 2014 Corvette Stingray made its West Coast debut at the big 60th Anniversary Corvette Celebration at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles a couple of weekends ago, and there for the occasion were several Corvette notables, including designer Kirk Bennion. Bennion took a few moments to talk with a reporter from the L.A.

  Comments | By - March 20, 2013

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

by Keith Cornett CorvetteBlogger.com 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 […] More »

  Comments | By - January 14, 2013

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