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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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Stuffing the Hellmouth: National Corvette Museum Sinkhole to Be Filled Beginning in November

Oct 21 2014 4:03pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Porsche 911 partisans will be able to exercise their keenly-honed sense of schadenfreude if they deign to make the trek to Bowling Green, Kentucky. During our last update on the ongoing Corvette-sinkhole saga, we noted that the National Corvette museum had decided to fill in the gaping maw that swallowed up eight historic examples of Chevrolet’s Plastic Fantastic earlier this year. We now have word that the operation will begin November 10. Five of the cars wer ...
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4 days ago

Here's how people spec'd their C7 Corvettes in 2014

Oct 17 2014 6:58pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Car Buying, Convertible, Coupe, Performance, Etc., Chevrolet, Ownership The Z51 option pack was hugely popular full-stop, with a total of 21,105 examples in all bodystyles ordered. For its first year out of the gate, the 2014 Chevrolet C7 Corvette Stingray did very well for itself, selling 37,288 units worldwide with 34,678 of the new sports cars hitting the market in the US alone. In fact, the total number was one of the best figures ...
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6 days ago

The TopSpeed Podcast is Taking a Week Off

Oct 15 2014 2:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

33 weeks ago, I convinced my boss to let me sit in front of a microphone with two other hooligans and yell at each other for an hour or so about cars. We called it the TopSpeed Podcast and it was good. It was so good in-fact that 225 days later we are still doing it. We are glad that you guys keep listening, commenting and allowing us to continue doing this thing every week.With that out of the way, I do have to apologize because there will be no show this week. Mark is out d ...
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1 week ago

MI man bonds with late father by buying his old Corvette

Oct 8 2014 4:03pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Car Buying, Classics, Convertible, Performance, Videos, Chevrolet A few years back, I was catching up with my childhood friend Adam, who told me he had stumbled upon his late father's tow truck in the used-car listings. When I asked him if he'd buy it, he shrugged, "What for?" Maybe if it was a Corvette instead of a tow truck, he'd have felt differently. One Scott Bachman of southern Michigan did. Cherishing childhood memories of his la ...
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2 weeks ago

Someone Crammed 427 Cubic Inches Of Fury Into This Stealthy Chevette

Oct 5 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Based on your reactions to last week's car, you all love some compact sleepers. The Chevrolet Chevette is sort of a forgotten classic; it's not quite iconic like the Corvette or the Camaro, it was just a compact car to get folks around. Which makes it the perfect candidate for the sleeper treatment. R ...
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2 weeks ago

Video: Chevrolet Corvette Z06's Brembo Carbon Ceramic Brakes Explained

Oct 3 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

The news of Chevrolet’s newest supercar can hit 60 mph in just 2.95 seconds is astonishing. No other rear-wheel-drive, front-engine car can hit those numbers. But how does the 2015 Corvette Z06 slow its roll? Well, it employs some of the biggest brakes in the GM fleet.The carbon ceramic-matrix rotors measure 15.5 inches up front and 15.3 inches across out back. These massive rotors are ventilated and cross-drilled for cooling and pressure reduction. And since the rotors ar ...
Source: Top Speed   Full article at: Top Speed
 

 
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2 weeks ago

The Tech Behind The 2015 Corvette Z06’s Brembo Carbon Ceramic Brakes: Video

Oct 1 2014 4:15pm CDT | Source: Motor Authority

The 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06’s performance figures--when equipped with the Z07 Performance Package--have just been released this morning, but that’s not the only performance news for the Corvette family today. Brembo, the brand behind the Corvette’s Z07 carbon ceramic brak ...
Source: Motor Authority   Full article at: Motor Authority
 

 
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3 weeks ago

What you missed on 9.26.14

Sep 26 2014 6:19pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Paris Motor Show, Chevrolet, Pagani Driving the $1.84-million Pagani Huayra "The Pagani has an exhilarating sharp edge to it that never allows you to drop your guard. I was constantly nervous, relentlessly cautious and overwhelmingly engaged." Those are Michael Harley's words about the absolutely magnificent hypercar that he drove to bring you today's feature review. We needn't say anything else. Go read it. Now. 2 ...
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3 weeks ago

Road Test: In The Age of the C7 Corvette, Is There A Future For The Dodge Viper?

Sep 25 2014 8:47pm CDT | Source: autoMedia.com

Not even two years since it began production, the biggest news we’ve heard about the latest version of the venerable Dodge Viper (or, formerly, SRT Viper) is that Chrysler decided to slash its price by $15,000 due to low sales; certainly not the splash they hoped to make after resurrecting the serpent after a three-year hiatus. A lower price, now starting at $86,880, should help, but sales will still be an uphill ...
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3 weeks ago

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Configurator Goes Live

Sep 25 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

The seventh-generation Corvette Stingray turned out to be huge success. The car’s new design, the long-awaited premium interior, and its powerful engine make it the greatest Corvette ever created. Add the $51,995 sticker to the equation and you have a bargain on your hands. Fortunately for those looking for a more powerful Vette and race-inspired styling, Chevrolet has also developed a new Z06. It’s gorgeous, supercharged and shares many of its underpinnings with the ...
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Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.

 

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