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Evolution of the Century-old Chevrolet bowtie © General MotorsChevrolet’s Iconic Bowtie Celebrates 100th AnniversaryOrigin still uncertain, but 215 million cars and trucks have worn the badge since 1913 DETROIT – Chevrolet’s globally recognized bowtie celebrates its 100th anniversary this year with 25 product launches helping the symbol find new roads around the world despite an origin that is still uncertain.In 1913, Chevrolet co-founder William C. Durant introduced the signature Chevy bowtie on the 1914 Chevrolet H-2 Royal Mail and the H-4 Baby Grand, centered at the front of both models.  In 1913, Chevrolet co-founder William C. Durant first introduced the signature Chevrolet bowtie. The following year, the bowtie had its first debut on the Chevrolet H-2 Royal Mail model and the H-4 Baby Grand model. © General Motors Sixty million Chevrolets…
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2014 Silverado 1500: Stronger, Smarter and More Capable

2014 Silverado 1500: Stronger, Smarter and More Capable

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Need a new tow vehicle?  The curb weight on the 2014 Corvette Stingray is estimated to be 3,298 Pounds... The Silverado's towing capacities are: "Silverados equipped with the 4.3L V-6 will have towing ratings up to 7,200 pounds, the highest for any base V-6 in the segment. Silverados equipped with the 5.3L V-8 and the max towing package, available later this year, will have towing ratings of up to 11,500 pounds, which is more than any light-duty pickup currently on the market." For Immediate Release: Sunday, May 5, 2013, at 8:00 p.m. EDT 2014 Silverado 1500: Stronger, Smarter, and More Capable ·         New from hood to hitch, with carryover base prices ·         Best V-8 fuel economy, best available tow ratings of any light-duty pickup ·         Standard scheduled maintenance for two…
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Premiere Edition Stingray Corvette reveal

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You might also enjoy reading the 2014 Corvette owner’s manual CLICK HERE Return of the Stingray: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Compare Side-by-Side Fuel Economy of the 2014 Corvette Automatic vs the Manual 7-spd A 2014 Corvette Stingray convertible will serve as the pace car for the inaugural Verizon IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Indianapolis Saturday, May 10, 2014. CORVETTE RACING DEBUTS C7.R, EXPANDS ENDURANCE LINEUP FOR 2014 Mark Reuss drives 2014 Corvette Stingray Pace Car at Belle Isle
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Chevrolet Unveils 2014 Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition

Chevrolet Unveils 2014 Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition

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Premiere Edition 2014 Corvette Stingray Launched at the Corvette's 60th anniversary at the National Corvette Museum  GM uncovered the new 2014 Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition at the National Corvette Museum's 60th-anniversary event in Bowling Green. KY. The Premiere Edition is in celebration of the return of the Corvette Stingray.  Long time Vette Vues Magazine subscriber, Charley Robertson was on hand to photograph this memorable moment in history! There are only 500 Premiere Edition Corvettes planned.  They will hold a unique vehicle identification number that will begin with 300001, and an exclusive numbered dash plaque commemorating the limited-edition model.  They will only come one way. The Premiere Edition Corvettes will feature the Laguna blue tint coat exterior, visible clear-coated carbon-fiber roof.   The interior features brownstone suede with the “Stingray” logo interior sill…
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Haartz tops the Iconic Corvette Stingray

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The soft-top version of the Corvette Stingray was unveiled during the Geneva Motor ShowActon, Mass. (March 07, 2013) – The Haartz Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of soft top convertible material, announced today it is supplying the convertible topping for the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. After the dramatic unveiling of the Corvette Stingray at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January, the soft-top version was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland.  It is expected to arrive in dealerships later this year.The Corvette Stingray convertible top is made with Haartz’s acoustically enhanced three-ply composite material layered with an acrylic twill weave outer fabric, a rubber inner layer and a polyester lining fabric.  This unique material composition is designed to endure all temperature variations and weather conditions and…
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SANLUIS Rassini Two-Piece Rotor Chosen for 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

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Industry’s First Ductile Iron-Gray Iron Rotor Design Offers Up to 18 Percent Weight Savings, Higher PerformancePLYMOUTH, Mich., February 27, 2013 – SANLUIS Rassini, a leading automotive supplier of suspension and brake components in North America, was selected by the Chevrolet Corvette engineering team for its unique two-piece rotor design, which offers significant weight savings and extreme performance at high speeds.Rassini’s Automotive team has produced the industry’s first-ever rotor with a ductile iron hat and gray iron brake plates for the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, which makes its debut this summer. The unique combination of ductile and cast iron provides a weight savings of up to 18 percent while also improving the Corvette’s heat management capabilities, giving the sports car reliable and consistent stopping power.A component of the Corvette Stingray Z51…
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Downtown Carlisle Comes Alive with Corvettes of All Eras

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Annual Community Gathering Takes Place Saturday of Event Weekend Downtown Carlisle Corvette Parade and Street Party CARLISLE, PA – Live music and America’s Sports Car, the Corvette, invade downtown Carlisle for the ever-popular annual Downtown Carlisle Corvette Parade and Street Party.  Corvettes at Carlisle itself takes place August 23-25 at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds and the parade, presented by the Downtown Carlisle Association, is held on Saturday, August 24. The parade starts at 7 p.m. and includes live music and over 400 Corvettes spanning the history of the brand.  In addition, special guests such as the Corvette engineers will be part of the free fun too.  Showcased this year will be the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray.  Not only will the Stingray be a spotlight car onsite during Corvettes at Carlisle…
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