Tag: Vette

Corvette History through Ads: The C5R and Factory Racing, Part 1

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For the next few weeks, Corvette History through Ads will focus on one of the most important parts of the Corvette’s history; so important in fact that Chevrolet devoted most of their advertising budget (other than a few ads promoting the new Fixed Roof Coupe in 1999 and the Z06 in 2001) telling its story. […] More »

  Comments | By - December 4, 2013

C7 Corvette Stingray Z06 to Debut at NAIAS

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That’s right folks, if you’ve been staying up late whispering prayers to your bedside statue of Zora Arkus-Duntov just hoping that Chevy would put out a hi-po version of its stellar Stingray, you know, because 460hp isn’t really enough, your invocations have been answered. This is the first glimpse and we’ve confirmed that it is […] More »

  Comments | By - December 4, 2013

Tech Tuesday: C5 Transmission

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Transmission Why Mod? Many C5 owners complain about CAGS (skip-shift) If you’re one of them then click here for the brief. If you’re interested in modifying your stock transmission then keep reading… As you should know, the transmission or gearbox (or more appropriately, transaxle) transfers the engine’s power to the differential (which is sort-of integrated, […] More »

  Comments | By - December 3, 2013

Corvette History through Ads: The Return of the Legendary Z06

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In 2001, General Motors took a major step by introducing a Corvette long awaited by performance enthusiasts and christened it with the almost sacred moniker – Z06. The name had not been officially used on a Corvette since 1963 when only 199 of the specially equipped Corvettes were offered, the first ones promised to successful […] More »

  Comments | By - November 27, 2013

Like Big Butts?

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The reason we ask is that RPI Designs of Ohio has begun selling painted lower rear bumper covers for the C7 Stingray. Apparently, enough Corvette owners think that the OEM black lower fascia needs to be sprayed body color that RPI has taken up your cause. As a designer, I think you’d better be a […] More »

  Comments | By - November 27, 2013

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