[Video] TEAM’S JOURNEY TO BUILD THE MID-ENGINE SUPERCAR

[Video] TEAM’S JOURNEY TO BUILD THE MID-ENGINE SUPERCAR

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The Mid-Engine Corvette Development Story – Part 2 - Engineering Chevrolet released (January 4, 2021) the second chapter of its two-part documentary: “Revolution: The Mid-Engine Corvette Development Story.” This episode follows the Corvette engineering team’s journey to build a supercar for every day – with superior ride comfort on the highway and well-balanced handling on the track – while also chronicling the rigorous performance testing process at the most demanding track in the world. Filmed on location at GM Test Center Nürburgring GM Test Center Nürburgring TEAM’S JOURNEY TO BUILD THE MID-ENGINE SUPERCAR https://youtu.be/VLIc2rzwYTg In this video you will hear from the following engineers and Former Corvette Racing Driver: The Mid-Engine Corvette Development Story - Part 2 Tadge Juechter - Executive Chief EngineerMichael Petrucci - Corvette Lead Development EngineerKen Morris -…
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[Video] REVOLUTION: the Mid-Engine Corvette Development Story (December 2020) – Part 1: Design

[Video] REVOLUTION: the Mid-Engine Corvette Development Story (December 2020) – Part 1: Design

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Our video today is a Corvette Design Documentary by General Motors. It is filmed on location at the GM Design Center in Warren, Michigan (You can find Part 2 Here) Mid-Engine Corvette Development Story - Part 1 Part 1: You will find the following designers in this Corvette Mid-Engine development story: Design Tom Peters: Former Director, Exterior Design, GM Performance Car Studio Brett Golliff: Color and Trim Design Manager, Global Chevrolet at GM Vlad Kapitonov: Lead Designer, Performance Car Exteriors, Corvette Kirk Bennion: Exterior Design Manager for Corvette at GM Tristan Murphy: Interior Design Manager, GM https://vette-vues.com/video-teams-journey-to-build-the-mid-engine-supercar/ AND NOW OUR VIDEO... https://youtu.be/0S8tmoAk15U Here are some other articles on the new C8 Mid-Engine Corvette you might enjoy: https://vette-vues.com/2021-corvette-pricing-new-features-press-release-july-8-2020/ https://vette-vues.com/23-videos_2020-c8-corvette/ https://vette-vues.com/2020-c8-corvette-quickest-in-history/ https://vette-vues.com/tonawanda-build-6-2l_small_block_v8_2020_corvette/ We are continually adding posts to our blog. You can…
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2020 Final Production Numbers

2020 Final Production Numbers

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C8 Corvette at Hendrick City Chevrolet owned by Leighton H Emory The final production of the 2020 C8 Corvette is scheduled to continue during the first days of December 2020. GM has already closed the books on final order changes and the museum has published the final production numbers. The final production of the 2020 C8 Corvette is scheduled to continue during the first days of December. You can read more blog posts about the 2020 Corvette HERE. The 2021 Corvette is scheduled to start production on December 8, 2020. GM has already closed the books on final order changes and the museum has published the final numbers. Check out the charts below... You can see the details below of the six-page stats. For a quick look, there was 20,368…
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1970 Corvette Historical Brochure

1970 Corvette Historical Brochure

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The 1970 Corvette sales brochure was produced by Campbell-Ewald. The advertising agency started in June 1911. Wikipedia says, "Chevrolet became the agency's first major client in 1919 and by 1922, Campbell Ewald was awarded all of General Motors' ad business. The agency continued its partnership with GM for more than 90 years." Our brochure we are looking at today is for the 1970 Corvette. The title on the brochure is: People have the idea you can tell what cars of the future will be like by looking at Chevrolet's Corvette. They're right. 1970 Corvette sales brochure cover When you buy a Corvette, you buy a lot more than a car- you buy an image. A car that looks all hood and wheels. A car that's eager for the open road.…
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1970 Corvettes 50th Anniversary Display at Corvettes at Carlisle 2020

1970 Corvettes 50th Anniversary Display at Corvettes at Carlisle 2020

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Today on our blog we will share some photos of the 1970 Corvettes 50th Anniversary Display at the 2020 Corvettes at Carlisle event in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Corvettes at Carlisle 2020 will be remembered for a long time for those who attended. It was a very unusual event because of COVID-19. Many regular Corvette enthusiasts chose not to attend this year. But, for those of use who did, there were still plenty of gorgeous Corvette to enjoy. 1970 Corvettes 50th Anniversary Display at Corvettes at Carlisle 2020 This year the 1970 Corvette was celebrating its 50th anniversary. Bob Cook brings us our photo coverage of this once in a lifetime special display. (You can read about Chip's Choice Display at the 2020 Corvettes at Carlisle show Here.) The 1970 Corvette is…
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High-Performance Radiators – Part 2

High-Performance Radiators – Part 2

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We are looking at Part 2 of the radiators for a high-performance Corvette engine.   This article appeared in our December 2018 issue of Vette Vues Magazine titled “High-Performance Radiators Are Not Created Equal” by Wayne Scraba. You can read Part 1 Here. Photos courtesy and copyrighted to DeWitts Radiator High-Performance Radiators Are Not Created Equal BOILING POINT - PART 2 Remember, in the last issue (Vette Vues Magazine, November 2018), when we talked about misleading information with regard to radiator construction?  There’s more:  Some companies offer radiators configured as a double-pass or triple-pass configurations, and while that sounds extraordinary, the reality is it’s a wee-bit misleading: It sounds as if a double-pass radiator forces the fluid goes through the radiator two times.  Unfortunately, that is not true. Double-Pass or Triple-Pass…
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High-Performance Radiators – Part 1

High-Performance Radiators – Part 1

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It should come as no surprise to anyone that a high-performance Corvette engine produces heat -- and a bunch of it.  Today on our blog, we look back at a two-part article that appeared in the November and December 2018 issue of Vette Vues Magazine titled “High-Performance Radiators Are Not Created Equal.” You can read Part 2 Here. Wayne Scraba shares some great technical information.  Photos are courtesy and copyright of Wayne and DeWitts Radiator. BOILING POINT - PART 1 High-Performance Radiators Are Not Created Equal It should come as no surprise to anyone that a high-performance Corvette engine produces heat -- and a bunch of it. We’ve mentioned this before, but approximately one-half of the total heat energy produced by your Vette’s engine is transferred back to the cooling…
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3D- Printed Parts Support Over 80,000 Miles of Chevrolet Racing

3D- Printed Parts Support Over 80,000 Miles of Chevrolet Racing

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Corvette C8.R, INDYCAR, Silverado race truck, and NASCAR Camaro equipped with 3D-printed parts. 2020-10-08 Two mid-engine Corvette C8.Rs debuted at Rolex 24 at Daytona on Jan. 25, 2020, each equipped with 75 3D-printed parts. DETROIT — 3D printing has taken on a powerful role in Chevrolet Motorsports, both on- and off-road. This season, the Corvette C8.R, INDYCAR, NASCAR Camaro, and Silverado race teams have accumulated more than 80,000 miles of competition in vehicles built with 3D-printed parts. “Chevrolet has a long history of technology transfer between our motorsports and production teams, and this is a perfect example of our approach,” said Jim Campbell, GM U.S. vice president of Performance and Motorsports. “GM’s 3D-printing capability speeds up our learning cycles and, in turn, these racetrack experiences help our additive manufacturing team move…
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Bomb Proof Clutch Linkage (Video)

Bomb Proof Clutch Linkage (Video)

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Lone Wolf Hot Rods shares with Vette Vues how to build a high quality, low friction rod end clutch linkage at home. This is a big step up from using the readily available kits that are out there too (beware of some of those!). How to build a high quality, low friction rod end clutch linkage at home. The differences between off-shore rod ends and high quality, Made-In-The-USA rod ends are explained too. It's not that difficult to build and its the right fix for common "ovalled" holes in z-bars and clutch pedals. Check it out! Here are some other Corvette Tech Videos by Lone Wolf Hot Rods You can read his column every month is Vette Vues Magazine. If you have never seen Vette Vues Magazine you can see what our…
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Nowicki Autosport Introduces Concept8 C8 Corvette Bespoke Carbon Fiber Door & Hatch Badge Package

Nowicki Autosport Introduces Concept8 C8 Corvette Bespoke Carbon Fiber Door & Hatch Badge Package

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Nowicki Autosport introduces a new portfolio of authentic carbon fiber restyling components for America’s Supercar, the C8 Corvette. The first component in the distinctive Concept8 collection is this carbon fiber badge package. CORVETTE C8 CONCEPT8 BESPOKE CARBON FIBER DOOR AND HATCH BADGE PACKAGE PHOTOS According to Nowicki Autosport founder, Jeff Nowicki, “Our Concept8 authentic carbon fiber badge package adds visual distinction to any C8. Our hatch badge is patterned after the factory badge and our door badges feature a unique radius engineered to match the curve of factory C8 Corvette doors.” Concept8 badges are manufactured from OE grade lightweight 3K twill carbon fiber along with vinyl ester-infused resin, for exceptional strength and appearance characteristics. Each is hand-polished for a deep, rich luster and includes premium automotive-grade adhesive. They are engineered…
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