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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Gets Official

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Gets Official

Jan 14 2013, 1:11pm CST | by

Will this be the best performing Corvette ever?

General Motors has officially unveiled the 2014 Corvette Stingray. The 2014 Corvette is the most powerful standard version of the Corvette ever offered with 450 hp and 450 pound-foot of torque....

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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Gets Official

Jan 14 2013, 1:11pm CST | by

Will this be the best performing Corvette ever?

General Motors has officially unveiled the 2014 Corvette Stingray. The 2014 Corvette is the most powerful standard version of the Corvette ever offered with 450 hp and 450 pound-foot of torque. Chevrolet says that the new Corvette will be able to 60 mph in under 4 seconds and achieve more than one G of cornering grip.

The new Corvette is also expected to get better fuel economy than the current generation Corvette's 26 mpg on highway. GM says that the new Corvette shares only two parts in common with the previous generation Corvette. The 2014 Corvette has an all-new frame structure and chassis that also gets a new 6.2 L LT1 V-8 engine.

The car is also constructed from lightweight materials with the carbon fiber hood and a removable roof panel. The car also gets composite fenders, doors, and rear quarter panels. The car has an optimal 50/50 weight balance and will be offered with a special Z51 Performance Package making the car ready for the track with a dry-sump oiling system, limited slip differential, and more.

 
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2 weeks ago

SEMA: 1971 Chevy Corvette Jimmie Johnson Concept is a modern classic [w/video]

Nov 4 2014 5:01pm CST | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Aftermarket, SEMA Show, Classics, Coupe, Performance, Videos, Chevrolet, Celebrities The Autoblog staff is full of men and women who love cool cars, whether they are old or new, foreign or domestic. And there's a special place in our hearts for the Chevrolet Corvette, which has stood out as a performance icon at a benchmark price since well before the 1971 model you see above rolled off the assembly line in Kentucky. Thing is, time ...
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2015 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible: First Test Numbers with GM’s In-House Octo-cog Automatic

Nov 4 2014 3:28pm CST | Source: Car and Driver

No sports car should have chrome wheels. The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray convertible you see here does. It also has an automatic transmission, GM’s new in-house designed and -built eight-speed unit, which replaces last year’s six-cog piece carried over from the C6 Corvette. The new transmission has two things going for it: First, it has more speeds in an era where more is more, and second, ordering it doesn’t require those shiny rollers. READ MORE ›› ...
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2 weeks ago

Official: First Corvette Museum sinkhole victim restored [w/video]

Nov 4 2014 3:00pm CST | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Videos, Chevrolet When a sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum opened up in Bowling Green, KY and gobbled up eight important examples of the American sports car in February, videos almost made it look like the hole picked the perfect spot to do the most damage to as many vehicles as possible. None of the cars made it away unharmed, but some were luckier than others. The Skydom ...
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Jimmie Johnson's '71 Corvette Has A New Stingray V8 And It's So Badass

Nov 4 2014 1:55pm CST | Source: Jalopnik

Just when I think General Motors' SEMA offerings will be total duds this year, they go and totally redeem themselves with a very badass 1971 Corvette powered by a brand new LT1 crate motor from a modern Corvette Stingray . It's for Jimmie Johnson, a man who knows more than ...
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Sinkhole Corvette ZR1 “Blue Devil” Finally Restored to Pre-Cave Glory

Nov 4 2014 1:48pm CST | Source: Car and Driver

Back in February, the earth opened its gaping maw underneath the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and swallowed eight historic Vettes whole. It was a sickening sight–one you can relive here, with video caught the moment the sinkhole appeared–leaving eight rare Corvettes with a value of around $2 million strewn about the cavern floor like Matchbox cars. Now, the first vehicular victim of the ...
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2 weeks ago

This Is the Heroic LeMons Team that Finished in 228th Place—So, Last—in the Largest Endurance Race in History

Nov 4 2014 1:11pm CST | Source: Car and Driver

At the Vodden the Hell Are We Doing? 24 Hours of LeMons race in September, 242 teams registered, 228 managed to get their hoopties onto the Thunderhill Raceway track, and 216 were counted on the first lap after the green flag waved. Why are those numbers significant? Well, that race set the record for the world’s largest endurance road race, and the Guinness Book of World Records folks are in the process of ce ...
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Chevrolet unveils three Corvettes for SEMA [videos]

Nov 4 2014 12:40pm CST | Source: World Car Fans

Chevrolet has unveiled three customized Corvettes at SEMA. They include the Corvette Z06 Parts concept and a 1971 Corvette C1 for NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnso ...
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Manchester United Soccer Stars Won’t Drive Their Free Corvettes

Nov 3 2014 1:17pm CST | Source: Car and Driver

It doesn’t matter if you’re talking about American pigskin or European spheres: Professional football players love their big-dollar exotics. Chevy found this out the hard way when the fleet of free cars they offered to Manchester United soccer stars—including brand-new Camaros and Corvette Stingrays—went untouched by the superstar soccer players. Talk about a flop. Chevy, which pays roughly $75 million a year to sponsor Manchester United, dropped off a collection o ...
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3 weeks ago

The Pre-Owned 400 Club: 5 Ways to Get 400 Horsepower (or More) for $20,000

Oct 30 2014 9:22am CDT | Source: Car and Driver

We live in a world where 200 horsepower is economy-car fare, 300 horsepower is mildly interesting, and 400 horsepower is the minimum needed to command many enthusiasts’ attention. Big horsepower is affordable, too, if you know where to look. In the past decade, the world has seen its share of 400-hp cars, and they’ve now depreciated into the realm of attainability. At $20,000 or so, however, they’re not giveaways, and with as many as 100,000 miles on their odometers, they’re definitely used. B ...
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3 weeks ago

Chevrolet SS

Oct 28 2014 9:40am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

After a long absence, Chevrolet returned to the rear-drive sedan business in 2014 with the SS sedan. This four-door has the chops to back up its performance-oriented name and has some calling it the Corvette sedan we've always wanted. It's been nearly two decades since Chevy had a rear-drive sedan in its ...
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