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C8 Corvette Falls Off the Lift at a Chevy Dealership

By Keith Cornett June 1, 2020 It was just about a month ago that CorvetteBlogger contributor Jeremy Welborn offered up this video on the proper jack and lift points for the 2020 Corvette after witnessing a video showing the C8 Corvette that was lifted in the wrong place. Because the weight distribution is now 40/60 with the engine behind the driver, you have to have the jack or lift mounted to the chassis locations properly or the unthinkable could...

Hennessey-tuned 2020 Chevy Corvette Stingray hits 205.1 mph with nitrous oxide

Hennessey Performance Engineering wasted no time getting to work on the mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. The Texas tuner added nitrous oxide to the recently released sports car, then took it out for a top-speed run and achieved a claimed 205.1 mph. That speed was reached at the Continental Tire Proving Ground in Uvalde, Texas, and May 8, and was confirmed with a VBox data logger, according to HPE. Former General Motors engineer John Heinricy drove...

Company Releases Lambo Door Kit For 2020 Corvette C8

Sam McEachern — May 11, 2020 The mid-engine Corvette C8 appears more like an exotic vehicle than any of the Vettes that have preceded it. While car enthusiasts will certainly know a Corvette C8 when they see one, we wouldn’t be surprised if some less informed folks mistake the C8 for a Lamborghini or a Ferrari. For those owners who want to lean into the exotic look of the Corvette C8 even more – and perhaps fool even more...

No, GM Won’t Stop Making the 2020 Corvette—But It Could Be One of the Rarest Ever Made

Bryan Hood May 8, 2020 The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette, the first to feature a mid-engine layout, is easily one of the most anticipated American cars in recent memory. It also may turn out to be one of the rarest. Thanks to two major production delays, only 2,700 examples of the new ‘Vette had rolled off the line by the time production was halted at General Motors’s Bowling Green plant in March because of...

1955 Corvette Barn Find Hidden From Car Hunters, Parked Since 1977

Go behind the the scenes for a story of a rare Corvette through the eyes of its owner. You’ll never look at a barn find discovery the same way again.

Barn find 1955 Chevy Corvette Hasn’t Seen Daylight In 40 Years

Elizabeth Puckett, motorious • April 16, 2019 Tucked away for 40 years, this 1955 Chevrolet Corvette looks worse-for-wear in its hiding place – but now it’s out, don’t even think about trying to buy it. Anyone who owns a rare classic car like a 1955 Corvette could tell you that car collectors are constantly trying to buy them up, and that’s the exact reason Bob Doucette put his 1955 Corvette into hiding — that,...

Roast Some Rubber In A L88-Equipped Barn Find 1967 Corvette Ko-Motion Replica

One of the cars found in the 36-car Corvette barn find. Amie Williams Motorious Apr 30, 2020 When it comes to the Chevrolet Corvette enthusiasts, the 1967 model year reigns as most popular. General Motors was looking forward to releasing the new C3, but it was delayed due to some aerodynamic kinks that needed to be worked out. As Zora Duntov ordered more time in the wind test tunnel to work on the issues...

First Drive of 2020 Corvette Stingray Convertible Z51 – Jay Leno’s Garage

Jay gets an exclusive first drive of the highly anticipated 2020 Corvette Stingray Convertible with Executive Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter.

2020 Corvette C8 Convertible Retractable Hardtop Explained

Careful attention was paid to make sure the engine could breathe when stored underneath the tonneau cover. The sheet-molded composite top stows in a compartment made from lightweight composite panels and heat shields to manage heat from the engine. The team engineered the hardtop to stow seamlessly into the body, maintaining the Stingray’s impressive ability to store two sets of golf clubs in the trunk even with the top down. The convertible also keeps...

Tech Session Alan Blay’s 1954 Original Corvette

We had our second tech session at A & B Upholstery in Baldwin. I...

Rare drawings, documents reveal secret history of midengine Corvette

Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press From an acclaimed concept car John DeLorean reportedly dismissed because he wanted something “smaller and more European,” to the design that ended a feud between a pair of GM giants — but may have set the Corvette back decades — a trove of unique documents, sketches and models tells a secret history of the 60-year quest to build a midengine Chevrolet Corvette. The story begins in the late 1950s...

Corvette Couple Buy 2020 C8 That VIN-Matches Their Original ’53

1953 C1 Chevrolet Corvette Both cars are number 285, separated by 67 years of Corvette evolution. We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. The excitement over the new C8 Corvette from enthusiasts and the motoring community is something we haven’t seen in years, possibly decades. Case in point is a neat story that surfaced recently on the C8 Corvette Owners (And Friends) Facebook group. It involves Larry Smith and his wife Debi,...

’63 Corvette Grand Sport with 750 HP Lingenfelter LT4 | Superformance

1967 Chevrolet Corvette: American Nostalgia