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A Mid-Engine C8 Corvette? It’s Happening And Here Are The Latest Details
Expect Corvette purists to go bonkers.
Over a year ago, we heard that Chevrolet is finally going to pull the trigger and build a mid-engine Corvette. Obviously nothing has been confirmed and I even asked the Corvette’s chief engineer, Tadge Juechter, about this subject at Geneva last March. Of course he denied any knowledge, but today our colleagues at Car and Driver have managed to dig up additional information about the mid-engined C8. First off, it’s happening. Second, it’ll debut in production form at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show.
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Why Chevrolet Races – 2016 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Recap
Chevrolet has been one of many at the forefront of technology and innovation in both racing and on the street. The Corvette, being the flagship of GM performance, has always managed to be part of the innovation — with the very poplar magnetic ride system first introduced to the Corvette and later adopted by Ferrari in it’s 599. Lets not forget the game changing Corvette Zr1 with its supercharged 6.2L V8, massive brakes, and plethora of carbon fiber. Tech like this found it’s way into the recently retired C6 chassis and is now seen in the late model C7 in one way or another. Other innovations like advanced aluminum framing, select use of carbon fiber, with a healthy use of stability electronics as well.
The racing program also allows GM to see what does and doesn’t work [...]
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This is a very well restored limited production 1968 GT/California Special Mustang coupe. All 3,867 California Specials were coupes, no convertibles or fastbacks were ever produced. The body modifications resemble the Shelby mustang, the hood has integral turn signals and competition style locks, a fiberglass trunk lid with a molded-in spoiler, special non-functional side air ducts, 66 Thunderbird tail lights, pop off gas cap, body decals and unique California script emblems.
Any available engine was available. This car has the optional 195hp 289ci. V8 engine with an automatic transmission. The car has been nicely restored and detailed, the paint is beautiful, and the engine compartment is spotless and nicely detailed. It is basically stock with the exception of the ceramic coated Hooker headers and Flowmaster exhaust system which gives it a great sound. You very seldom come across these California Specials and this one will definitely [...]
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The Village of Burr Ridge & Corvette Mike Midwest Present: The 9th Annual Car Show, Where Classic Meets Modern …
Sunday, June 12th from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Burr Ridge Village Center. Free & open to the public (weather permitting) with over 100 unique autos from every era, concessions and a 90-minute live concert by “The Blooz Brothers”.
If you want to show your car, there is a $10 entry fee per car and includes Peoples’ Choice trophies and T-shirts for participants. Please register by Wednesday, June 8th at burr-ridge.gov/events/car-show, or call Corvette Mike Midwest at (630) 230-0441.
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Changing up how they normally release the new information on the latest Corvette, Chevrolet has published the 2017 Corvette Guide in advance of this week’s reveal of the new model year at the National Corvette Museum’s Bash event. So there will definitely be some spoiler information discussed if you want to wait. But for those that want all the latest details for the 2017 Corvette, let’s dive in!
You can click here to download the 2017 Corvette Order Guide.
First things first. Chevrolet has only published information on the 2017 Stingray and Grand Sport Models. The 2017 Z06 information will apparently be made available at a later date. Chevrolet will start the Stingray and Grand Sport production in June and Z06 Corvettes will start up in early September. But with the first order window opening for the 2017 Corvette right around the corner, the 2017 Order Guide will assist dealers and buyers on what can [...]
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By Matt DeLong Star Tribune April 22, 2016 — 11:47am
Numerous brands have honored the life of Prince after his sudden death yesterday, mostly by incorporating the color purple into their logos. However, one company that is forever linked to the Minnesota legend’s music offered a special tribute in this morning’s print editions of the Star Tribune and the New York Times.
Chevrolet, the maker of the classic American sports car immortalized in one of Prince’s biggest hits, “Little Red Corvette,” took out a sparse, full-page color ad in the newspapers with a play on the song’s lyrics. Check it out: