C5 Corvette Goes Completely Carbon Fiber, Loses 287 lbs.

Do you think it’s outrageous to spend $100,000 to mod a $20,000 C5 Corvette? What if that $100,000 is spent swapping all the car’s fiberglass body panels for carbon fiber pieces?

  Comments | By - October 21, 2014

OPTIMA Presents Corvette of the Week: New-Car Smell Intact

In the pantheon of astonishing ingredients in the human experience, for me, the new-car smell is a top-ranking player … right up there with a mother’s love and the sensations involved with popping bubble wrap.

  Comments | By - October 17, 2014

OPTIMA Presents Corvette of the Week: The Silver Blade

If the first-generation (E85) BMW Z4 had “flame surfacing”, the C7 Corvette has “blade surfacing”, and that is delightfully apparent when the Corvette’s exterior is slathered in Blade Silver Metallic.

  Comments | By - October 10, 2014

OPTIMA Presents Corvette of the Week: Bye-Bye F-TYPE

Today Tracy Rominger joined Corvette Forum because he just bought this: his sixth Corvette … an Arctic White 2014 2LT model. He traded his Jaguar F-TYPE for it. Bye-bye Jag.

  Comments | By - October 3, 2014

Major Transformers: Ferrari 458 Italia & Corvette Stingray

Is there ever a bad excuse to drive a Corvette Stingray and a Ferrari 458 Italia on a racetrack? Probably not. Why did I recently get to drive a C7 Corvette and a Ferrari 458 Italia on a racetrack? Because Transformers: Age of Extinction just came out on Blu-ray and Digital HD. That’s my excuse.

  Comments | By - October 1, 2014

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