Tag: Pop Culture

Corvette Fever: Road & Track Tests Every New Corvette

Road & Track magazine has been testing Corvettes ever since the first one was built nearly 60 years ago. But they may have outdone themselves with their current test of “every last single solitary new Corvette you can possibly buy. Or at least every version with a 6-speed manual and lots of options.” Spoiler alert:

  Comments | By - March 5, 2012

Dream Drag Race: ZR1 vs C6.R!

The 2012 Corvette ZR1 and Corvette Racing’s C6.R go head to head in this dream drag race matchup. Can the supercharged 638-horsepower production Corvette beat the 500-horsepower naturally-aspirated race car? Road & Track has been pondering that eternal question and recently had the opportunity to put the two siblings to the test. We’ll have more

  Comments | By - March 2, 2012

Should Corvette Split off from Chevrolet?

Chevrolet without Corvette? Sounds like coffee without cream to some folks, but believe it or not, at the turn of the century, General Motors was apparently considering the possibility of making Corvette a brand of its own, according to the recent recollections of Rick Kranz, product editor for Automotive News. In 2001, Kranz says he

  Comments | By - March 1, 2012

Lingenfelter ZR1 Goes Ferrari Hunting

How do you think a stock Ferrari 458 Italia would fare against three other supercars? Well, the Russian website Drag Times Info recently decided to find out by running the Ferrari in a mile drag race against an Audi RS6 Evotech Stage 2 Gran Turismo, a Nissan GT-R MK.1 AMS Stage 1, and a Corvette

  Comments | By - February 24, 2012

Paul Newman’s SCCA Corvette Headed to Auction

The last car raced by renowned actor Paul Newman will be one of the features at RM Auctions’ Amelia Island sale next month in Florida. As lot #130, Newman’s 2002 #83 SCCA Corvette racer will cross the block on March 10, 2012. Newman raced the car from 2003 to 2007 and was victorious in it

  Comments | By - February 15, 2012

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