Tech Thursday: C6 CAGS

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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 »

  Comments | By - September 19, 2013

Corvette Seller Mike Furman Attends the C7 Corvette Stingray Dealer Sales Academy

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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 […]

  Comments | By - September 19, 2013

Nurburgring Lap Times, Jim Mero and the 2014 Corvette Stingray

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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. […]

  Comments | By - September 18, 2013

C7 Corvette Stingray Shipping Today

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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 »

  Comments | By - September 18, 2013

Corvette History Through Ads: World’s Most Technologically Advanced Car

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The most successful Corvette to date, the C3, ended production in 1982, completing an unheard of 14 year model run and opening the door for the long overdue C4. The C3’s chassis is even older dating to 1963, the beginning of the second generation Corvette. The all new fourth generation Corvette was originally scheduled to […] More »

  Comments | By - September 18, 2013

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