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
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
This gorgeous Carbon Flash 2012 Corvette ZR1 Centennial Edition will be raffled to benefit the Susan G. Komen foundation. Shot on location at the Autobahn Speedway in Joliet, Illinois, drifter Ryan Tuerck puts the Michelin PS2 Cup tires to the test as he recreates the famous Komen pink ribbon logo on asphalt with burnt rubber.
Last weekend marked our annual pilgrimage to Cobo Hall in downtown Detroit for the yearly festival of chrome and horsepower known as Autorama. Each year thousands of attendees wander aisle after aisle checking out the custom cars, trucks, motorcycles, and hot rods. This year was the 60th installment of the show. Early reports had attendance
A quick visit to the list of upcoming Corvette Events for Calendar Year 2013 on the National Corvette Museum‘s website reveals this simple, unadorned statement:
"NAIAS C7 Reveal *January 10-13"
There is no decoder for the asterisk, but further down the page is this statement:
"Dates and events are preliminary at this time, sign up on NCM eNews to get the latest updates."
God willing, I will be at the N.A.I.A.S., also known as the Detroit Auto Show, looking to publish one of the first photographs of the next generation Corvette!