C7 Corvette Stingray Gets its First Negative Review … Sort of
There’s always one right? That one person who regardless of what everyone else says, figures he’ll go against the grain. Yup, and believe it or not, there’s one who even exists among all the journalists in the world who have weighed in on the award-winning 2014 Corvette Stingray. Wait, was that “award-winning”? Oh yeah, award-winning, which is why it almost seems odd when you hear anyone say anything bad about the C7.
If there were any skepticism about General Motors’ commitment to making the Corvette Stingray one of the most competitive sports cars in the world, then a recent report by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) eradicates any doubt. According to the top engineering industry source, GM is pretty certain its all-new 8L90 automatic transmission will give the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray an EPA-certified 30 mpg on the highway.
Have you ever wondered what happened to that 1988 Callaway Corvette Sledgehammer that was predicted to go for up to $1 million at a Mecum auction earlier this year? Well, it appears the car is still on the market if you’re looking to pick up another piece for your collection. The high-powered ’88 Corvette, which cranks out a whopping 898 horsepower and has a top speed of 250 mph, remains listed as available on the Mecum.com site.
Chances are if you own a new Corvette Stingray you’ve been itching for a couple of pointers on how to get the most out of your baby’s performance capabilities … that is unless you already consider yourself in the ranks of greats like Mario Andretti. Either way, Chevy wants to help you get a better handle on how to get the most out of your new Corvette Stingray by offering a reduced rate to 2014 Corvette owners who attend the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School.
For this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday, we’ve got a “little red Corvette” for your enjoyment. Prince may call it little, but this Grand Sport packs a big 430-horsepower wallop.