Corvettes 60th at the Petersen: Historic C1s and a Legendary Grand Sport
by John Coyle Corvette Forum Last week, I posted that the C7 prototype will be on hand at the Petersen Automotive Museum to celebrate Corvette’s 60th Aniversary. But while the 2014 Stingray will obviously be the main attraction, it’s going to be flanked by some pretty distinguished company?including the EX122, “the World’s Oldest Corvette.” This is the […] More »
Just days after Ken Lingenfelter of Lingenfelter Performance Engineering said the new C7 may not be capable of producing much more than 700-hp, Hennessey Performance Engineering has announced it plans to offer two very powerful engine performance upgrades for the 2014 Corvette Stingray later this year. Lingenfelter expressed reservations last week about the upper limits
By all accounts, Chevrolet has a hit on its hands with the new C7 Corvette Stingray Coupe but already the automotive journos are looking to the future as they ask what’s next for GM’s halo car. Earlier this week was the report from Motor Trend that the C7 Corvette ZR1 could be packing 700 horsepower.
Tuners have had a field day with the LS family of V8 engines from General Motors, improving their performance levels to pull upwards of an amazing 1,000-hp from them in some cases. Now that the LT1 motor has upped the ante to at least 450-hp in the base Stingray for the 2014 model year, tuners
by John Coyle Corvette Forum We just got some awesome news. To celebrate Corvette’s 60th birthday, the C7 prototype is being shipped to Los Angeles’ Petersen Automotive Museum for its official West Coast debut. As you’d expect, there are going to be some amazing historic machines?the oldest Vette, Zora’s personal ’63 Grand Sport, ’59 Corvette […] More »