OPTIMA Presents Corvette of the Week: A Grand (Sport) Send-Off
This week’s “Corvette of the Week” carries a bittersweet story. For the majority of you who love all kinds of cars, this article will be more sweet than bitter. For those of you who live and breathe Corvette, and nothing else, this is going to hurt like a root canal.
In the November issue of Car and Driver, “America’s best” faced off against “Germany’s wurst” and (get ready for this) pummeled the competition. This is one issue of Car and Driver that is going to stay on my bookshelf for a good long while. The superbly written article begins by acknowledging the “old masters” as two of the […] More »
Motor Trend staff could not simply rest after their 2013 Best Driver’s Car Competition—not without testing the winner, the 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S, against a 2013 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta and the much anticipated 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51. Our readers may already be familiar with the Edmunds comparison between the C7 and the […] More »
CF member blackcorvette06 posted a link to Edmunds’ comparo of the 2014 C7 Corvette Stingray to the 2014 Porsche 911 Carrera S. Which do you think won? The truth is that they were remarkably similar. That Chevrolet equaled (if not exceeded, in certain parameters) their target, the Carrera S, says a great deal about Chevy’s […] More »
We’re beginning to get more of the background behind the changes, controversial to some traditionalists, to the 2014 Corvette Stingray. The new rear treatment, for example. Had Chevy stuck with the round tail lights that date back to 1963, “research showed that people who were not Corvette loyalists would look at the car, especially the […]