Vette Vues Magazine covered the SEMA 2017 in the February and March 2018 issues. We will share with you some of the photos that didn’t make the print but we know you will still enjoy seeing them. The coverage was done by Wayne Ellwood.
“As in past year’s I am pleased to tell you that SEMA was better than ever. Of course, as it gets bigger and better it also gets harder to limit the amount of detail we want to provide you. That’s why, this year, our coverage will come in two parts. There is just so much to tell.”
~ Wayne Ellwood
Our first photos are of GM’s display. The feature car was, of course, the 2018 Z06 Carbon 65 Edition Corvette at SEMA 2017.
There was also a 1957 Corvette air box car in the GM display at the SEMA 2017.
GM also brought a Corvette mounted on a rotisserie to display many of the unseen technical features of all current Corvettes.
While at the SEMA 2017 event, Chevrolet announced that the C7 Corvette owners could have new calibrations for Magnetic Ride Control installed by dealer technicians. The cost would be $350.
Chevrolet’s Connect & Cruise package includes the engines and transmissions.
Arrow Electronics Semi-Autonomous Motorcars Corvette was on display at the SEMA 2017 in Las Vegas. Arrow launched the Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM) project in 2014. The current SAM car is a 2016 Corvette C7 Z06 modified so that a quadriplegic former IndyCar driver, Sam Schmidt can drive using only his head to control the car.
Here’s a little video we made with some of the photos that Wayne Ellwood took at the 2017 SEMA:
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