Big Brother is Timing You: How Much Tech is Too Much?
Is it just me, or does anyone else on this site miss the days of working on their own cars? One inherent trait of being an automobile enthusiast is that we were “allowed” to tinker. For instance, doing something as simple as changing the oil or transmission fluid used to bring such joy. “Miss a […] More »
Chevrolet Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter has told Autoblog there are currently no plans to introduce a C7 Corvette ZR1. What a cop-out. This is almost as bad as hearing all future holidays are canceled. Here’s what Autoblog is reporting: “Introducing a ZR1 halo car above the upcoming Z06, which is due at the end […] More »
NASA and Corvette go together like peanut butter and jelly — dinner and a movie — Donny and Marie. The connection makes sense: Corvette and NASA are some of the all-time coolest American treasures. If you were an astronaut in the Mercury or Apollo space programs, chances are you drove a Corvette. The Motor Trend Epic Drives […] More »
Okay, so the new Corvette C7 Z06 has finally been revealed and it is, as everyone predicted, stunning. But if you read some of the comments—see Slushbox Supercar—on the Forum, people are already bitching about how buyers will have the option of an eight-speed automatic. Are you kidding me? First, the General isn’t forcing three-pedal […] More »
All the details about have yet to be finalized, but the preliminary information suggests the 2015 Corvette Z06 will leapfrog the C6 ZR1. Let’s start with power output: the figures are quoted to be “at least” 625 horsepower (13 less than the ZR1) and 635 pound-feet of torque (31 more than the ZR1). Creating all […] More »