The first Corvette bodies were constructed of fiberglass. There were a number of reasons of this. Fiberglass is a relatively workable material so if designers or engineers desired to make changes in body design or shape, they could do so relatively easily. In addition, fiberglass is a lightweight material, which is better for a car […]

The 2010 Chevrolet Corvette is available in four basic editions, plus two racing versions. Each has exciting elements, which allow Corvette enthusiasts to enjoy owning and driving the classic Chevrolet Corvette. Let’s start with the basics – The 2010 Corvette Coup has a 430 horsepower LS3 V-8 engine. Standard is a six-speed manual gearbox, with […]

The 2009 Chevrolet Corvette builds on the success of the C6 platform, with two returning trimlines and one new addition.  The 2009 Corvette base model is offered as either a coupe or convertible and the standard engine is the 6.2L LS3 V8.  Mated to either an automatic or manual transmission, the 2009 Corvette base model […]