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Wet Vettes – Carlisle

Saturday’s skies couldn’t keep enthusiasts away and the show field filled up early. The 2015 Z06 was quite popular and wherever GM displayed it, a crowd was soon to follow. Corvette Assembly Plant Manager, Jeff Lamarche leads a walk-around of the new model for attendees. The mid-engined CERV-II was on hand and enthusiasts could take in the sights and sounds as it was fired several times during the event. John Drahos, from Cleveland, OH...

Mid Engine Corvette?

Scoop! Extra! Extra! Mid-Engine Chevrolet Corvette is a Go The Next ZR1 Will Have a Motor in the Middle You like rumors? Hot, hard-to-resist rumors? Here’s one to jack your blood pressure through the roof! The next Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 will be mid-engined. That’s right, kids! Multiple sources have told us that the next version of the Corvette ZR1 will be mid-engined. One of these sources even stated that the next-generation Corvette — the...

Corvette Museum update: Blue Devil heads to GM for restoration in September

The 2009 Corvette Blue Devil prototype, as discovered in the sinkhole. Photos courtesy National Corvette Museum. The day after a sinkhole swallowed eight cars at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, General Motors held a press conference on-site to declare it would oversee the restoration of the Corvettes buried in the hole. In the months since, all eight have been recovered and placed on temporary display at the museum, but GM has...

Finally official! Just Released 627bhp/610lb-ft (657hp/639lb-ft)

KEY POINT: Callaway uses SAE certified power correction to compute horsepower and torque for its cars and trucks, employing the same method that Chevrolet and other vehicle manufacturers use. Using standard corrected computation for power and torque, as many aftermarket manufacturers use, the Callaway Corvette SC627 would be rated at 657 hp and 639 lb-ft of torque. If Danny is including the Callaway trip for September in July’s minutes this is a great companion article...

GM’s Ed Welburn brings vintage Corvettes by Jay Leno’s Garage

Ed Welburn, Vice President of General Motors Global Design, recently hung out with Jay Leno to show off a quartet of classic ‘Vettes of historic importance. Corvette fans will definitely want to check out the latest episode of Jay Leno’s Garage. Three of the four cars reside in the GM Heritage Center, and the fourth is owned by none other than GM president Dan Akerson who plans to auction off his mint 1958 Corvette...

Jay Leno tumbles in a ’69 Oldsmobile 442

Jay Leno isn’t really known as a punishing driver. If Jay Leno’s Garage is any indication, you know that he might get on the throttle a little bit, but he’s hardly reckless. However, this week Leno actually does a little damage to the car he’s driving while showcasing the 1969 Oldsmobile 442 restomod owned by his buddy, guitarist Paul Jackson Jr., formerly of The Tonight Show Band. The Olds received a two-and-a-half year restoration...

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Man’s Corvette found 33 years after being stolen

By Chris Perez June 25, 2014 | 2:09pm George Talley’s (inset) prized 1979 Corvette has been found 33 years later. Photo: ABC News Better late than never. A man from Detroit is getting back his prized 1979 Corvette that was stolen from him more than three decades ago. George Talley told his local ABC affiliate that he was sitting at home last week watching “Judge Mathis” when he got a call from AAA saying...

Corvette Museum Likely To Keep Part Of Sinkhole

A massive sinkhole that swallowed eight prized sports cars at the National Corvette Museum has become such a popular attraction that officials want to preserve it – and may even put one or two of the crumpled cars back inside the hole.The board of the museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, said Wednesday it is in favor of preserving a large section of the sinkhole that opened up beneath the museum in February. It happened...

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 LT4 Will Be Built in Kentucky and New York

  The supercharged LT4 V8 that will motivate the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 will be most powerful production engine from GM ever and unlike the previous generation super-Vette engines – the new LT4 will be built both at the Bowling Green Corvette plant and at the Tonawanda engine facility in New York. According to the Tennessean, General Motors is currently working on staffing the new high performance engine build portion of the Bowling Green...

Z06 Supercharged LT4 V-8 engine is the most powerful ever from Chevrolet

Componentry that makes the new engine one of the most technologically-advanced V8s in the industry include an advanced supercharger, direct fuel injection, Active Fuel Management (cylinder deactivation), continuously variable valve timing and a variable displacement oil pump. The all-new LT4 supercharged 6.2L V-8 peak torque and horsepower figures are certified for accuracy by SAE. The LT4 maintains 90 percent of its peak torque, or 592 lb-ft (802 Nm), from 2,500 to 5,400 rpm.  The...

Jay Leno Makes Noise In A 1963 Corvette Stingray: Video

If you were to compile a list of America’s most iconic cars, the second-generation Corvette would probably be somewhere in the top ten. It’s not too much of a leap to suggest that Jay Leno owns the other nine you’d put on the list too, but in this episode of Jay Leno’s Garage we get to see his pristine 1963 Corvette—the single-year car with its iconic split rear window and decorative hood vents. ALSO...

The Father of Corvette Zora Duntov gives Corvette its performance genes

Zora’s passion for performance flowed from the halls of the engineering department, but his views were not always shared in the board rooms and design studios. Many will argue that Harley Earl would hold the title of being Corvette’s paternal grantor. While it is true that Earl, as the first head of the General Motors design staff, birthed the Corvette from his studios, it goes without question that the task of raising Corvette into...

Split Window for Seattle

This 1963 Corvette will be sold on Friday, June 13 at the Mecum Auction. The Mecum Auctions date at CenturyLink Field Event in Seattle, Washington, is rapidly approaching. The two-day auction will happen Friday and Saturday, June 13-14. One of the featured cars on the block for Friday will be a 1963 Corvette (Lot F196). The highly desired Corvette is finished in Daytona Blue with Saddle Tan interior and the product of a no...