Chevrolet to Introduce 2015 Corvette Z06 at Detroit Show

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Most-capable Corvette ever will lead industry’s broadest range of performance carsChevrolet will take the wraps off the all-new 2015 Corvette Z06 in January at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. © General Motors2013-12-04DETROIT – Chevrolet will introduce the 2015 Corvette Z06 next month at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It will be the most track-capable Corvette ever, designed to deliver supercar levels of performance through unique powertrain, chassis and aerodynamic features.The Corvette Z06 will complete Chevrolet’s performance car lineup, which will also see the addition of the Corvette Stingray Convertible, Camaro Z/28 and SS sedan.“Chevrolet is America’s favorite performance car brand, and for 2014 we are going to offer enthusiasts more choices than ever before,” said Alan Batey, senior vice president, Global Chevrolet. “No…
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Rear Vues: 1967 – The 1st SEMA Show

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Features
If you hang around "car" people very long, you are sure to hear the name SEMA.You might be asking, just what is a SEMA?  It is an event that has over 2,000 new automotive products on display, and over 2,300 companies filling over a million square feet held annually at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  "It all began in 1963 when a group of small manufacturers who were suppliers of performance equipment for early hot rods organized their fledgling industry and called it "Speed Equipment Manufacturers Association" (SEMA).  From what I found, it was started by Roy Richter, Ed Iskenderian, Willie Garner, Bob Hedman, Robert E. Wyman, John Bartlett, Phil Weiand, Jr., Al Segal, Dean Moon, and Vic Edelbrock, Jr.Today it consists of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, auto restorers,…
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Chevrolet Performance Cars Flex Muscles at SEMA Show

Chevrolet Performance Cars Flex Muscles at SEMA Show

2014 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives, Other Chevrolet News
Concept Corvette, Camaro and SS models highlight breadth of performance range 2013-11-04 Chevrolet reveals three vehicles featured in "Transformers: The Age of Extinction" Monday, November 4, 2013 at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Chevrolet has a long history of being involved with the globally celebrated Transformer movie franchise. This Chevrolet Camaro (right) was built under the supervision of GM Design for use in the upcoming film. (Photo by Isaac Brekken for Chevrolet) © General Motors Chevrolet Unveils Nine High-Powered Concepts At SEMAChevrolet reveals three vehicles featured in "Transformers: The Age of Extinction" Monday, November 4, 2013 at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Chevrolet has a long history of being involved with the globally celebrated Transformer movie franchise. This Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was built under the supervision…
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1967 L88 Corvette – The 12-mile Corvette

1967 L88 Corvette – The 12-mile Corvette

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Corvette Features
Our feature car is known as the 12-mile Corvette.  This 1967 L88 Corvette was inducted into the Great Hall at Bloomington Gold in 2010. [caption id="attachment_6902" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 1967 L88 Corvette - The 12-mile Corvette at the Bloomington Gold 2010 Great Hall[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6903" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 1967 L88 Corvette - The 12-mile Corvette at the Bloomington Gold 2010 Great Hall[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6904" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 1967 L88 Corvette - The 12-mile Corvette at the Bloomington Gold 2010 Great Hall[/caption] Roger Judski’s 1967 L88 Corvette created a lot of buzzes as it only had 12 miles on it.  Here’s how the story goes: Shipped from the factory by train to Seattle, this 1967 was driven a few miles to Alan Green Chevrolet. Its new owner trailered it to a remote warehouse where…
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1953 EX-122 Corvette – The Corvette that Inspired Zora

1953 EX-122 Corvette – The Corvette that Inspired Zora

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1953 EX-122 Corvette is on display at the 2010 Bloomington Gold held at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. It was inducted into the Great Hall. 1953 EX-122 Corvette is on display at the 2010 Bloomington Gold held at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. It was inducted into the Great Hall. 1953 EX-122 Corvette is on display at the 2010 Bloomington Gold held at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. It was inducted into the Great Hall. 1953 EX-122 Corvette is on display at the 2010 Bloomington Gold held at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. It was inducted into the Great Hall. Our feature Corvette is 1953 EX-122 and was inducted into the Bloomington Gold Great Hall in 2010. The event was held at…
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James Garner American International Racing 1968 L88 Corvettes

James Garner American International Racing 1968 L88 Corvettes

1968 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette Racing News Current and Past
Here is a fine example of a 1968 Corvette. It is the James Garner's American International Racing Team 1968 AIR L88 Corvette and was owned by Bob Radke. Vette Vues Magazine took the photo at the 2009 NCRS National Convention in San Jose. It is restored and received the American Heritage Award. This appeared in the October 2009 issue of Vette Vues Magazine. Here is a great historical photo of the James Garner Corvettes in Dick Goldstrand's shop. You see the James Garner's Corvette in the Guldstrand R&D shop in preparation for the 1968 Daytona 24 hour race. In 2015 one of the 1968 L88 James Garner Corvettes went across the Barrett-Jackson auction block but it Did Not Meet Reserve. Here is what their website had to say: Lot #5048…
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