Harley Earl’s Personal Corvette – Another Record in the Making?
Right on the heels of the record breaking 1967 L88 Stingray which sold for $3.2M at Mecum’s Dallas Auction September 7, Dana Mecum is out to break his own record for the price paid for a Corvette. The “Dealmaker” knew he’d have to do something spectacular for an encore at his upcoming Chicagoland Auction, October […]
Transmission CAGS What is CAGS? To avoid a gas guzzler tax, Chevrolet invented a skip-shift device on its manual transmission cars called Computer-Aided Gear Selection, or CAGS. CAGS forces you to shift your manual Vette from first to fourth (rather than second or third) when: Engine temp is greater than 169 F Vehicle speed is […] More »
Chevrolet wants its dealers to know the new 2014 Corvette Stingray inside and out so they created the Stingray Dealer Sales Academy, a three day mini-camp for Corvette sellers to experience the 2014 Corvette Stingray in the classroom and on the track. The Stingray Academy is being held out at Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch in […]
Over the last two weeks we’ve seen a couple videos of the 2014 Corvette Stingray working out on the Nurburgring. One of our posts on Facebook wondered aloud if GM vehicle dynamics engineer and Corvette Track Rat Jim Mero was in Germany. Based on these photos from Chevrolet Europe, we believe the answer is yes. […]
Remember the reveal in Detroit? The ordering process? Well, the long wait is finally coming to end. We just received confirmation from Mike Furman at Criswell Chevy (Gaithersburg, MD) that the first batch of Vettes has finished QA and is shipping today. Mr. Furman spent the last few days at Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch along […] More »