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2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) Z51 – FULL REVIEW

Published on Jul 25, 2019 #corvette #c8 #stingray The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is re-imagined to bring customers new levels of performance, technology, craftsmanship and luxury. It’s lean and muscular, with an athletic sculptural shape conveying a sense of motion and power from every angle. The Stingray’s heart is Chevy’s next-generation 6.2L Small Block V-8 LT2 engine, producing up to 495 horsepower (369 kW) and 470 lb-ft (637 Nm) of torque — the most...

GM Engineers Arrested for Racing C8 Corvettes in Kentucky

Driving the new ‘Vette is a blast, but it’s not worth jail time. image BY WESLEY WREN JAN 13, 2020 The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette is a feat of engineering, a blast to drive and a surprising bargain with a sub $60K starting price. For a pair of GM engineers, though, the C8 ‘Vette might have been too much fun. Apparently, Kentucky State Troopers charged two engineers with “racing a motor a vehicle on a...

Can Hennessey deliver on its horsepower promises for the 2020 C8 Corvette?

Hennessey recently announced that it is working on building higher powered variants of the 2020 C8 Corvette. While Hennessey threw out some big numbers in its release, it is unclear if it actually has a plan in place to achieve those assertions, based on currently available information on the new Corvette. Research the Chevrolet Corvette on MSN Autos | Find a Chevrolet Corvette near you Hennessey claims that it will offer a variety of...

Watch as Chip Foose pens his own vision of the Chevrolet C5 Corvette

Watch as Chip Foose pens his own vision of the Chevrolet C5 Corvette by...

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2020 chevrolet corvette Model Overview THIS IS NOT A DRILL: Chevy fans, rejoice–the moment...

‘The Lost Corvette’ ponders what a 30th Anniversary ‘Vette may have looked like

dream cars, show cars and prototypes Kurt Ernst on at 8:58 am Chris Mazzilli’s 1983 Corvette at the reveal. At the right of the frame are Rick Darling, former Corvette ride and handling engineer, and Dave McLellan, former Corvette chief engineer. Photos by Chris Mazzilli, unless otherwise indicated. The 1983 Chevrolet Corvette, due to arrive 30 years after the model’s debut, was designed to be a game-changer. From the beginning, the fourth-generation Corvette was...

Race to the Finish Line

By rushing its new sports car into production, Chevrolet put the Corvette’s early success in jeopardy Story by Karl Ludvigsen Photos by courtesy Ludvigsen PartnersDecember 22, 2016 December 22, 2016 The Corvette’s enthusiastic reception at its Motorama launch in January 1953 confirmed Chevrolet’s belief that it had a winner on its hands. That appearance also marked a line of demarcation. The car would no longer be the protected baby of Carl Renner and his...

The Lost Corvette (Corvette Society Member)

After decades of dreaming about it, Chris Mazzilli was able to create the 1983 Corvette that never was Story by Richard Prince Photos by the author June 20, 2019 For the first two decades of its existence, Corvette improved in nearly every measure at an exponential rate. Though engineering and styling occasionally clashed, both with each other and with GM’s money managers, they were otherwise free to propel the car forward. All of that...

Two-Rotor Trendsetter

Chevy’s innovative XP-897 GT prototype foreshadowed mid-engine Corvette concepts to come Story by Joe Greeves Photos by the author and courtesy GM June 20, 2019 As you read this, Chevrolet is poised to release the first mid-engine production Corvette in marque history. But while the revolutionary C8 is sure to dominate headlines for the foreseeable future, it’s worth reflecting on the various engineering prototypes that prefigured it, some of whose origins stretch back more...

All in the Family

Quentin Carbone lusted after this ’67 L71 coupe for years. In the end, he got far more than just the car Story by Richard Prince Photos by the author February 9, 2017 About 20 years ago Quentin Carbone was starting his construction business in New York City. He needed a subcontractor who was excellent at building and renovating storefronts, and his father recommended a friend by the name of John Tara. Carbone and Tara...

1968 Corvette Crown Jewel

Tom Marcucci’s all-original, low-mileage ’69 L88 roadster is a dazzling example of this legendary performance model Story by Barry Kluczyk Photos by the author November 1, 2018 Returning safely to the States was on the mind of every serviceman who did a stint in Southeast Asia half a century ago. A young Richard Thomas was no exception, and like so many others, his focus on something better waiting for him back home provided hope...

1954 Corvette Rare and to Go

Rare and to Go Original parts and a low-volume paint color make Alan Blay’s ’54 driver a genuine treasure Story by Richard Prince Photos by the author AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to EmailShare to Copy LinkShare to More May 9, 2019 Exactly 100 years before our featured 1954 Corvette was manufactured, author Henry David Thoreau wrote, “If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he...