Corvette Engine Repeats Win as WardsAuto 10 Best

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6.2L LT1 among industry’s elite powerplantsThe LT1 6.2L V8 engine for the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette wins a 10 Best Engine honor from WardAuto for a second year in a row. The LT1 Small Block engine is power dense, compact and helps propel the Corvette Stingray 0-60 mph in 3.8 seconds as well as achieve an estimated EPA 29 mpg highway. The engine is built in Tonawanda, New York.© General Motors2015 Corvette Stingray is powered by the all-new LT1 6.2L Small Block V-8 © General MotorsDETROIT – The high performance, technology-packed LT1 Small Block 6.2L V8 that powers the 2015 Corvette Stingray is a Ward’s 10 Best Engine for 2015. The engine also was recognized with this award in 2014.WardsAuto reviewed 37 engines and propulsion systems from 12 manufacturers in this…
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Bloomington Gold Corvettes Announces Move to Iconic Sport Venue

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Bloomington GoldNormal, Il- November 13, 2014- After weeks of speculation by the Corvette world, Bloomington Gold announced they are making the Word Famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) their home for 2015 and beyond.  In addition, the Show will change to a Thursday - Saturday schedule allowing for people to travel on Sunday.In doing so, the most prestigious and longest running all Corvette Show will be held at a sports venue that has been listed on the "Top Ten Things Every Guy Should Experience" as well as branded by Sports Illustrated as the "#1 Fan Experiences in Sports".The result is going to be an event that is not to be missed! Between Corvettes, Corvette Vendors, Certification Judging and all that the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has to offer, attendees will leave the…
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Dave MacDonald Inducted in 2014 NCM Hall of Fame

Dave MacDonald Inducted in 2014 NCM Hall of Fame

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July 23, 1936 – May 30, 1964 Legendary Dave MacDonald – Corvette Racer Corvette Hall of Fame Inductee Dave MacDonald was recognized by Zora Duntov as one of the two best Corvette drivers in the world, sharing pilot duties with Dick Thompson in the 1963 Stingray being filmed by GM for Biography of a Sports Car, a national ad campaign for the car. As a driver during the glory days of Corvette Racing, MacDonald had a better win percentage than any other Corvette racer with 47 victories and 69 top-three finishes in 110 career starts. In 1963 he achieved his dream of becoming a professional race car driver, driving the Ford Cobra for Carroll Shelby professionally – but continuing to drive his beloved 1963 Stingray Corvette personally – even to…
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First ‘Sinkhole’ Corvette Restored

First ‘Sinkhole’ Corvette Restored

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Corvette ZR1 ‘Blue Devil’ debuts at SEMA Show on way back to museum Chevrolet has completed the restoration of the first car damaged in the sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum. The 2009 Corvette ZR1 was one of two show cars used to introduce the all-new Corvette ZR1 in January 2008, and the car was on loan from Chevrolet to the National Corvette Museum when the sinkhole developed Chevrolet has completed the restoration of the first car damaged in the sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum. The 2009 Corvette ZR1 was one of two show cars used to introduce the all-new Corvette ZR1 in January 2008, and the car was on loan from Chevrolet to the National Corvette Museum when the sinkhole developed Chevrolet has completed the restoration of the…
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Corvette Performance, Personalization at the SEMA Show

Corvette Performance, Personalization at the SEMA Show

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Paul Stanley Stingray, Jimmie Johnson resto-mod and Z06 parts illustrate choices As the front man for one of the most outlandish and distinctive rock groups in history, KISS' Paul Stanley is an artist with an affinity for great style. He worked with Chevrolet designers to personalize a 2015 Corvette Stingray coupe, creating the perfect instrument to complement Stanley's hard-rock lifestyle. The candy red hue of Stanley's car is accented with silver on the roof, rear hatch, spoiler, outside mirrors and the grille. As the front man for one of the most outlandish and distinctive rock groups in history, KISS' Paul Stanley is an artist with an affinity for great style. He worked with Chevrolet designers to personalize a 2015 Corvette Stingray coupe, creating the perfect instrument to complement Stanley's hard-rock…
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2015 Corvette Z06 Sprints to 60 mph in Less than 3 Seconds

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New eight-speed automatic enables 2.95-sec. 0-60 time, 10.95-sec. quarter-mile The performance of the all-new, 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 establishes it as one of the most capable vehicles on the market - and one of the few to achieve sub-3-second 0-60 performance and a sub-11-second quarter-mile time. Supercar enthusiasts will be very impressed by these statistics, and they are even impressive to those with limited knowledge of the auto world. Everyone loves a fast car, and did you know anyone can have their engine professionally altered to make it perform to its maximum potential? This is known as Tuning Dallas has repair shops that offer this service if you're interested in boosting your own vehicle's speed. The 650-hp, 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is one of the most capable vehicles on the…
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CERV II at the 2014 Corvettes at Carlisle

CERV II at the 2014 Corvettes at Carlisle

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A mid-engine racer named Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle second generation (CERV II) was at the 2014 Corvettes at Carlisle. Check out our photos and coverage of the CERV II. [caption id="attachment_1955" align="aligncenter" width="864"] CERV II at Corvettes at Carlisle - Photo Courtesy of Wayne Ellwood[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1956" align="aligncenter" width="864"] CERV II at Corvettes at Carlisle - Photo Courtesy of Wayne Ellwood[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1957" align="aligncenter" width="864"] CERV II at Corvettes at Carlisle - Photo Courtesy of Wayne Ellwood[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1958" align="aligncenter" width="864"] CERV II at Corvettes at Carlisle - Photo Courtesy of Wayne Ellwood[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1960" align="aligncenter" width="864"] CERV II at Corvettes at Carlisle - Photo Courtesy of Wayne Ellwood[/caption] The Corvette was born in 1953 and in less than ten years, the face of the car changed dramatically, especially in areas related…
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1979 Corvette Reunion: GM Reunites Loyal Corvette Owner

1979 Corvette Reunion: GM Reunites Loyal Corvette Owner

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George Talley was reunited with his prized '79 Chevrolet Corvette at General Motor's world headquarters, just three miles from where the car was stolen from him 33 years ago. Detroit Man Reunited With Stolen Corvette After 33 Years George Talley is reunited with his 1979 Chevrolet Corvette Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the General Motors World Headquarters – 33 years after it was stolen on Jefferson Avenue, just three miles away – in Detroit, Michigan. Talley received a call from AAA informing him his car turned up in Hattesburg, Mississipi. GM Executive Vice President Mark Reuss heard the story on the news and had the car shipped back to the Renaissance Center for its return to Talley. (Photo by John F. Martin for General Motors) DETROIT – George Talley and…
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Transformers: The Movies that Made Camaro a Star

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A look at the evolution of Bumblebee in the Transformers movie franchise An Corvette Stingray that converts into the Autobot Crosshairs will be featured Michael Bay’s “Transformers: Age of Extinction” in theaters June 27. Much of the work on this vehicle was done at GM Design in Warren, Mich. The Allspark Green Tint paint was formulated specifically for the movie. © General Motors   A Chevrolet Camaro that converts into the iconic Bumblebee returns to the big screen in Michael Bay’s “Transformers: Age of Extinction” in theaters June 27, 2014. The vehicle will be joined by an Allspark Green Tint Corvette Stingray which will play Crosshairs and a Chevrolet Sonic rally car. © General Motors A Chevrolet Camaro that converts into the iconic Bumblebee returns to the big screen in…
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Jim Jeffords – Corvette Racing Legend

Jim Jeffords – Corvette Racing Legend

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Jim passed on March 6, 2014, in Palm Desert, California James Jeffords 1926-2014 The article was written by Jim Gessner and Art Evans and appeared in the June 2014 issue of Vette Vues Magazine. PHOTOS AT THE END First, we will print the text so it is easier to read followed by copies of the actual printed pages. Sports car racing as we know it today was formed by what we call “The Greatest Generation.” It was made up of those who experienced WWII and became enthusiasts for cars they drove on the streets and raced on weekends.’’ Art Evans and I knew Jim Jeffords well as a racer and a friend. Jim passed on March 6, 2014, in Palm Desert, California, his winter home. He was one of the enthusiasts…
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