37th Corvette/Chevy Expo Returns to Houston

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See Classics to Custom Show Cars, Major Vendors, Bikini Contest- All Indoors! 1963 Split Window Chevrolet Corvette PRLog - Jan. 28, 2015 - HOUSTON -- February 14 and 15, Chevrolet show cars will roll into Houston, Texas for the 37th Corvette/Chevy Expo. Corvette/Chevy Expo is a unique car show particularly geared to the Chevrolet enthusiasts with a swap meet with major national vendors, cars for sale, costume characters for the children, bikini contest held at the NRG Center. The Expo features Corvettes, Camaros, Classic Chevys, and Chevy Trucks with beautiful displays. The show vehicle exhibits will include stock Chevys with matching numbers, pro-streets, modified and full customs. A unique Corvette on display will be the 1969 Chevrolet AstroVette. This rare Corvette was special ordered by Apollo 12 Astronaut Alan Bean (the fourth…
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CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Rolex 24 GTLM Win for Corvette C7.R

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Corvette Wins Rolex 24-Hours At Daytona: Ryan Briscoe (l to r), Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen, drivers of the #3 Chevrolet Corvette Racing C7.R, celebrate their victory Sunday, January 25, 2015 in the GTLM class of the Rolex 24-Hours at Daytona TUDOR United SportsCar Championship at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Richard Prince for Chevy Racing) © General Motors Garcia, Magnussen, Briscoe team up for thrilling victory in TUDOR Championship opener · No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R led more than 350 laps in thriller · Gavin, Milner, Pagenaud third in GTLM with No. 4 Corvette C7.R · Action Express Racing, Wayne Taylor Racing finish on Prototype podium in Corvette DPs DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2015) – Corvette Racing returned to Victory Lane for the Rolex…
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2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible “1st Retail”, donated by GM for United Way – SOLD $800,000

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2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible “1st Retail” (Lot #3006), donated by GM for United Way -SOLD FOR $800,000 at the Barrett Jackson Auction2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible “1st Retail” (Lot #3006), donated by GM for United Way - $800,000BARRETT-JACKSON REACHES HISTORIC HIGHS FOR SALES, CROWDS AND CELEBRITY APPEARANCES IN SCOTTSDALEBarrett-Jackson sold 1,611 vehicles, which went for more than $130 million (unaudited), smashing records in the company’s 44-year history during the 10-day auction at WestWorld of ScottsdaleAutomobilia sales nearly tripled world records, with 2,000 pieces selling for more than $6.55 millionCelebrity attendance and crowds, along with ratings on Discovery and Velocity, spikeSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Jan. 18, 2015 – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car AuctionsTM, reached historic highs during the Scottsdale auction at WestWorld from Jan. 10-18, 2015. During the 10-day…
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2015 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Z06 SPECIFICATIONS

2015 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Z06 SPECIFICATIONS

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Overview Model: Chevrolet Corvette Z06 coupe and convertible Body styles / driveline: 2-door hatchback coupe with removable roof panel or 2-door convertible; rear-wheel drive Construction: composite and carbon-fiber body panels, hydroformed aluminum frame with aluminum and magnesium structural and chassis components Manufacturing location: Bowling Green, Ky. Engine LT4 6.2L supercharged V-8 Displacement (cu in / cc): 376 / 6162 Bore & stroke (in / mm): 4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92 Block material: cast aluminum Cylinder head material: cast aluminum Valvetrain: overhead valve, two valves per cylinder Fuel delivery: direct injection Lubrication system: dry sump Compression ratio: 10:1 Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm): 650 / 485 @ 6400 – SAE certified Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm): 650/ 881 @ 3600 – SAE certified Max. engine speed (rpm):…
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2015 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Z06

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The 2015 Corvette Z06 will deliver unprecedented levels of aerodynamic downforce, at least 625 horsepower from an all-new supercharged engine, and an all-new, high-performance eight-speed automatic transmission, and the suite of advanced driver technologies introduced on the Corvette Stingray. © General MotorsVehicle highlights:· All-new model enters supercar territory with race-proven design, advanced technologies and world-class performance· With track-focused Z07 performance package, 2015 Corvette Z06 delivers faster lap times than 2014 Corvette ZR1· First Corvette Z06 to offer supercharged engine, paddle-shift automatic transmission and removable roof panel for coupes, and convertible model· New LT4 supercharged 6.2L V-8 SAE-certified at 650 hp (485 kW) and 650 lb-ft of torque (881 Nm)2015 CORVETTE Z06 IS THE MOST CAPABLE CORVETTE EVERThe Z06 rejoins the Corvette lineup for 2015 as the most capable model in…
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CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: Taylor Fastest Overall Saturday in Roar Testing

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Action Express Corvette DP second overall; Magnussen third in GTLM for No. 3 Corvette C7.R 2015-01-10 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 10, 2015) – Jordan Taylor set Saturday’s fastest time at Daytona International Speedway in the No. 10 Corvette DP for Wayne Taylor Racing. Taylor – driving with brother Ricky alongside Max Angelelli – posted a lap of 1:39.181 (129.218 mph) in Saturday’s first session during the second of the annual three-day test ahead of the Rolex 24 At Daytona in two weeks. The Taylors, Angelelli and team owner Wayne Taylor were runners-up in last year’s Rolex 24, the first race of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Action Express Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais was second overall in the team’s No. 5 Corvette DP at 1:39.310 (129.050 mph) in night practice. He, Christian…
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Exclusive Corvette Engine Build Experience

Exclusive Corvette Engine Build Experience

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Program renewed for supercharged LT4 engine at new Bowling Green build center [caption id="attachment_3329" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Starting in March 2015, Chevrolet Corvette Z06 customers can take part in the exclusive Corvette Engine Build Experience at the new Performance Build Center within the Bowling Green Assembly Plant. The $5,000 package allows customers work alongside skilled engine assembly technicians (like Steve Stinson, pictured) to build the 650-hp, LT4 engine that will go in their new Corvette Z06. © General Motors[/caption]     BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Chevrolet announced today it is resuming the exclusive Corvette Engine Build Experience for Corvette Z06 customers – the only program of its kind for supercar customers. Starting in March 2015, Corvette Z06 customers will be able to assemble the 650-hp supercharged LT4 engine for their cars…
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