50TH ANNIVERSARY CORVETTE STINGRAY CONCEPT

50TH ANNIVERSARY CORVETTE STINGRAY CONCEPT

2009 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette Videos
50TH ANNIVERSARY CORVETTE STINGRAY CONCEPT Design and technology come together to celebrate Corvette’s past, present and future 2009-10-30 Today we are looking back that the 50th Anniversary Corvette Stingray Concept and a press release that was sent to the media. DETROIT – Chevrolet delivers a futuristic vision of technology and design with the 50th Anniversary Corvette Stingray Concept. A version of the model was first shown at the 2009 Chicago Auto Show and stars as “Sideswipe” in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. The Corvette Stingray Concept represents both the iconic legacy and an exciting future for Corvette. 50th Anniversary Corvette Stingray Concept The Corvette Stingray Concept was developed as an internal design challenge to combine classic Corvette cues with surprisingly high-tech features, modern materials, and a striking new appearance. The car…
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2008 Corvette Z06 E85 Indy 500 Pace Car

2008 Corvette Z06 E85 Indy 500 Pace Car

2008 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Features
Today in our blog we are going to look back at the 2008 Corvette Z06 E85 Indy 500 Pace Car.  It was driven during the race’s pace lap by two-time Indianapolis 500 champion Emerson Fittipaldi at 92nd Indianapolis 500.  Photos of the car appeared in the August 2008 issue of Vette Vues Magazine, of which it also graced the cover. [caption id="attachment_7506" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Cover of the 2008 August issue of Vette Vues Magazine. The car is the 2008 Corvette Z06 E85 Indy 500 Pace Car driven during the race's pace lap by two-time Indianapolis 500 champion Emerson Fittipaldi at the 92nd Indianapolis 500 takes place on Sunday, May 25, 2008.[/caption] 2008 Corvette Z06 E85 concept Pace Car The Corvette Z06 E85 concept pace car is based on the production Z06 - already…
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Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix 2007

Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix 2007

2007 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Racing News Current and Past
In this blog, we look at our February 2008 issue of Vette Vues Magazine's coverage of the September Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix 2007. We also have some photos of the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix 2007 Corvette ZO6 Pace Car. It is interesting to be reminded that it had not been since 2001 that the racing on public roads of the island had taken place. Roger Penske and multiple corporate sponsors and the cities of Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, Canada worked together to accomplish this return. "We are proud that the Corvette -- America's truly iconic sports car -- will have such a strong presence as the Official Vehicle of the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix," said Corvette Marketing Manager Gary Claudio. "It is only fitting that one of…
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2009 Chevrolet Corvette Product Information

2009 Chevrolet Corvette Product Information

2009 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information
 [envira-gallery id="4571"] 2009 Chevrolet Corvette Product Information: NEW FOR 2009 New 1LT convertible model2LT convertible now with standard power topTwo new custom interiors: Dark Titanium and EbonyTwo new exterior colors: Cyber Gray Metallic and Blade Silver MetallicBluetooth phone connection availableSteering wheel audio controls standard on all modelsVariable steering ratio standard on all models“Crossed flags” emblem has new, bright surroundPower hatch pull-down standard on coupe and Z06Z06 dry-sump oil system capacity increased to 10.5 quarts (9.9 L) – same as ZR1New Z06 “spider”-design wheels in Sparkle Silver, Competition Gray or chromeZ06 sill plates with logoZ06 red and titanium interiors have color-matched lower instrument panel and door panels 2009 CHEVROLET CORVETTE & CORVETTE Z06 New for 2009 New 1LT convertible model2LT convertible now with standard power topTwo new custom interiors: Dark Titanium…
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2007 Callaway C16 Cabrio

2007 Callaway C16 Cabrio

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In this post, we will look back to March 16, 2007, when the 2007 Callaway C16 Cabrio debuted at the New York Auto Show.  We also have some photos that were taken at the Corvette Funfest event in 2007.  You can find coverage in the December 2007 issue of Vette Vues Magazine. Callaway C16 Cabrio Debuts at New York Auto Show CALLAWAY C16 CABRIO MAKES WORLD DEBUT AT 2007 NEW YORK AUTO SHOWWorld-Class Supercar Performance, Now Available as Convertible OLD LYME, CONNECTICUT (March 16, 2007) – Callaway Cars today announced it will unveil the C16 Cabrio, the company’s convertible variant of the limited production C16 supercar, at the New York International Auto Show. Callaway engineers integrated powertrain, brakes and suspension enhancements into the current Chevrolet Corvette platform, giving driving enthusiasts the opportunity…
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2009 Corvette GT1 Championship Edition

2009 Corvette GT1 Championship Edition

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2009 Corvette GT1 Championship Edition [envira-gallery id="4596"] The Corvette GT1 Championship Edition celebrates the success of Corvette C6.R Racing over the years. Some details of the package include C6.R-inspired graphics featuring Corvette Racing ‘Jake,’ Championships, and driver flags; ZR1-style body color, full width spoiler and chrome wheels; and a special engine cover with carbon pattern and yellow Corvette lettering. This package is available in the Coupe 4LT ($65,310), Convertible 4LT ($71,815) or Z06 3LZ ($86,385). http://vette-vues.com/2009-chevrolet-corvette-convertible/ http://vette-vues.com/2009-chevrolet-corvette-zr1/ http://vette-vues.com/2009-chevrolet-corvette-stingray-concept-open-door-video/ http://vette-vues.com/current-issue-preview/ http://vette-vues.com/corvette-magazine-subscriptions/
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2009 CHEVROLET CORVETTE ZR1

2009 CHEVROLET CORVETTE ZR1

2009 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information
[envira-gallery id="4592"] NEW FOR 2009 Supercharged 6.2L engine rated at 638 hp (476 kW)Upgraded six-speed manual transmission with dual-disc clutch technologyBrembo carbon-ceramic four-wheel disc brakesTwenty-spoke 19-inch (front) and 20-inch (rear) wheels in Sterling Silver or chromeZR1-specific Michelin Pilot Sport 2 tiresZR1-specific design features, including wider, carbon-fiber dual-port front fenders; carbon-fiber raised hood with window; and full-width, body-color rear spoilerExpanded use of carbon-fiber body panels, including visible carbon-fiber elements on the roof, rocker panels and front splitterStandard magnetic ride control specially developed for the ZR1Seats, sill plates and gauge cluster with the ZR1 logo; boost gauge in cluster and head-up displayUnique ZR1 vehicle identification number sequenceTop speed of 205 mph (330 km/h) PRODUCT INFORMATION 2009 CORVETTE ZR1: THE KING RETURNS The 2009 Corvette ZR1 is an American supercar that brings the…
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2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car History

2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car History

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In this post, we will look at the history of the 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car that was driven by Lance Armstrong. We also have some great historical photos. This is a press release sent out by Chevrolet. Lance Armstrong to drive 505-hp 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car at 2006 Indianapolis 500 [caption id="attachment_4190" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Lance Armstrong to drive 505-hp 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car at 2006 Indianapolis 500 © General Motors[/caption] [caption id="attachment_4189" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Lance Armstrong to drive 505-hp 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car at 2006 Indianapolis 500 © General Motors[/caption] [caption id="attachment_4187" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Lance Armstrong to drive 505-hp 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car at 2006 Indianapolis 500 © General Motors[/caption] [caption id="attachment_4186" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Lance Armstrong to drive 505-hp 2006…
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2013 Corvette Stats and Final Totals & Production Numbers

2013 Corvette Stats and Final Totals & Production Numbers

2013 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
See all the 2013 Corvette Stats and final totals.  Option Description and Codes with year-end total numbers.  Totals include the 2013 Corvette base coupe, Grand Sport Coupe, base convertible, Grand Sport convertible, 427 Collector, ZO6, ZR1 and the grand totals for each option. The Corvette Stats include Option Numbers and Totals for Colors, Trim Special Packages, Export Numbers, Brakes, Wheels, Accessories, Radio, Steering Wheel Options, Exhaust Systems, Museum Delivery, Spoiler, Headlamps, Theft Deterrent, Alarm Vehicle Speed, Display Head UP, Embroidery, Stitching and more ... 2013 Chevrolet -- the sixth generation of the Corvette was produced from 2005 to 2013 and featured fixed headlamps for the first time since the 1962 model.  The Z06 and ZR1 models raised the bar on total performance.  The 2013 Corvette marked the 60th Anniversary of…
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Indy 2005 Corvette Pace Car | Vette Vues Magazine

Indy 2005 Corvette Pace Car | Vette Vues Magazine

2005 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
The 2005 Corvette Pace Car paced at the 89th Annual Indianapolis 500 on May 29, 2005. It was driven by Retired Army General and former Secretary of State Colin Powell. There were three Pace Cars produced. Eight Track/Festival convertibles painted Victory Red Corvette were used on race day. These Track/Festival Pace Cars did no have the center silver stripe, logo-embroidered headrest, and graphics that were on the actual pace car. There were two replica pace cars produced.   [caption id="attachment_3627" align="aligncenter" width="640"] 2005 Corvette Convertible Pace Car at the 89th Indianapolis 500. Colin Powell was chosen to drive the Corvette Pace Car.[/caption] 2005 Corvette Pace Car - Track/Festival Corvette [caption id="attachment_3632" align="aligncenter" width="640"] This 2005 Corvette Pace Car is from the Bob McDorman Collection. You will notice that the Track/Festival…
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