Chevrolet Powers Way to Pair of Engine Honors

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WardsAuto recognizes Corvette and Cruze engines among 10 Best in industry2013-12-12DETROIT – The all-new, high-tech Small Block 6.2L V8 powering the 2014 Corvette Stingray and the 2.0L turbo diesel for the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze are among Ward's 10 Best Engines.WardsAuto reviewed 44 engines from 16 automakers in this year's competition, which looked at power, fuel efficiency, new technology, refinement and compared it with data for similar engines."At GM – our goal is to design, build and sell the world's best powertrains – this recognition from the experts at WardsAuto provides two additional proof points that we are on the right track," said Steve Kiefer, vice president, Global Powertrain."The fifth generation Small Block V-8 in the new Stingray, is an iconic brand in itself, and our new 2.0L Turbo Diesel engine…
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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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Chevrolet announces Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition Convertible

Chevrolet announces Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition Convertible

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2013-11-26 Chevrolet announces the 2014 Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition Convertible –a limited production model featuring a Lime Rock Green exterior and Brownstone suede interior, suede-wrapped interior trim, carbon-fiber accents, Stingray-logo, interior sill plates and wheel caps and custom Corvette branded luggage from Thule. Top 10 Ways to Give the Gift of Corvette DETROIT – From a scale model to the real car, there are many ways to give America’s iconic sports car, the Corvette, this holiday season. This Top 10 list, with prices from $12 to $77,450, should make it easier to find the perfect gift for any Corvette enthusiast. Topping the list is the all-new Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition Convertible. Production will be limited to 550 all top-of-the-line 3LT models, all in Lime Rock Green exterior and Brownstone suede interior. The…
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Corvette Seat Performance Proven Under Pressure

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Customized test procedures used during development of Stingray’s new seatsDETROIT – The differences in the Standard GT seat and the Competition Sport seat offered in the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette are similar to the everyday comfort of a well-tailored suit vs. the support offered by compression apparel athletes wear.The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette’s optional Competition Sport seat was track tested and modified to provide the kind of bolster support needed for high-velocity maneuvers. © General MotorsThe seventh-generation Corvette offers two seat options: The standard GT seat and the Competition Sport seat, available as an option in December. Corvette last offered different seat choices in the fourth-generation models from 1984 to 1996. © General Motors“Better seats topped our list for interior improvements, and we knew offering just one style would not cut it,”…
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Chevrolet Performance Cars Flex Muscles at SEMA Show

Chevrolet Performance Cars Flex Muscles at SEMA Show

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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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The August issue of Vette Vues Magazine is coming out soon…

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#508 Vette Vues Magazine, August 2013, Volume 42, Issue Number 16...NCCC 54th Convention16...A 50-Plus Year Golden Love Affair with a ‘54 Vette32...Back to the Beach: A Ten Year Milestone37...Chevy Racing at VIR39...Scott McKay’s Personalized 765 HP Daily Driver60...Dual in Detroit66...Rivals in Detroit72...“Supervette Saturday”, Day Chevrolet80...Too Much Information?96...The Great Coverup53...Rear Vues: 1993 - Part I76...Rear Vues: 1985 - Part III84...Model Scene90...Toy Vues100...Factory FactsPARTA: 1956 and 1957 Corvette Engine Tune-UpPART B: 1964-1966 Corvette Manual Transmission BracketPART C: 1968 Corvete Air Injection Reactor Pump ServicePART D: 1997 Corvette Shop Manual RedesignPART E: 1998-2001 Corvette Paint Wear Tonneau CoverI.B.Cover...Racy Vues117...Business Card File117...Calendar121...Literature, Models, Misc.122...Corvette Parts127...Corvettes for Sale128...Advertisers IndexOn the Cover: 1956 SR "Real McCoy" 2012 Bloomington Gold® Great Hall® inductee to be auctioned at Mecum in Kissimmee, FL.  January 17-26th. Photo credits David Newhardt,…
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Congratulations to Chevrolet and Corvette Racing!

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Chevrolet and Corvette Racing took home seven awards at the American Le Mans Series’ annual Night of Champions awards banquet...GT Manufacturer’s ChampionshipGT Team Championship1st Place GT Drivers’ Championship3rd Place GT Drivers’ ChampionshipMost Popular DriverGreen ChallengeMICHELIN GREEN X ChallengeBRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 21, 2013) – Chevrolet and Corvette Racing had ample reason to celebrate at the American Le Mans Series’ annual Night of Champions awards banquet. The two organizations took home seven awards on the evening at Chateau Elan, the night after the ALMS’ finale – Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta.Chevrolet received the GT manufacturers’ championship, and Corvette Racing won the GT team trophy – the second consecutive season for both. Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen, drivers of the No. 3 Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.R, were the recipients of the GT…
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1963 Harley J. Earl Corvette Sells for $1,500,000 at the Mecum Chicago Auction

1963 Harley J. Earl Corvette Sells for $1,500,000 at the Mecum Chicago Auction

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Mecum Tops $18.6 Million In Chicago Harley Earl Corvette leads all Sales at $1.5 Million [caption id="attachment_3078" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Harley Earl Corvette Sold for $1.5 at Mecum Auction[/caption] 1963 Harley J. Earl Corvette (Lot S110) Photo by David Newhardt, Courtesy of Mecum Auctions Walworth, Wis. – Oct. 15, 2013 – The windy city welcomed Mecum Auctions with an exceptional sale and enormous crowds at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill., this past weekend. With 965 cars crossing the block throughout the three-day event, 615 hammered sold for a 64 percent sell-through rate and $18,634,223 in sales. The one-of-a-kind personal driver of Corvette’s original designer Harley J. Earl led auction sales with a hammer price of $1.5 million. Chicagoland was abuzz with Mecum in town and bidders and spectators filled…
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Compare Side-by-Side Fuel Economy of the 2014 Corvette Automatic vs the Manual 7-speed

Compare Side-by-Side Fuel Economy of the 2014 Corvette Automatic vs the Manual 7-speed

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2014 Chevrolet Corvette 6.2 L, 8 cyl, Automatic (S6)Miles per Gallon Premium GasolineCombined 20City 16Highway 28Cost to Drive 25 Miles $4.78Miles on a Tank 324 miles 2014 Chevrolet Corvette 6.2 L, 8 cyl, Manual 7-spdMiles per Gallon Premium GasolineCombined 21City 17Highway 29Cost to Drive 25 Miles $4.55Miles on a Tank 340 miles Source: U.S. Department of Energyhttp://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/Find.do?action=sbs&id=34259&id=33907 You might also enjoy reading the owner’s manual CLICK HERE 2014 Corvette Advertising Card Return of the Stingray: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Compare Side-by-Side Fuel Economy of the 2014 Corvette Automatic vs the Manual 7-spd A 2014 Corvette Stingray convertible will serve as the pace car for the inaugural Verizon IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Indianapolis Saturday, May 10, 2014. CORVETTE RACING DEBUTS C7.R, EXPANDS ENDURANCE LINEUP FOR 2014 Mark Reuss drives 2014 Corvette…
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Callaway AeroWagon Press Release

Callaway AeroWagon Press Release

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CallawayAeroWagonUpdate September 23rd, 2013 - AeroWagon Production Now Approved- Place Your Order Now! Callaway AeroWagon Callaway AeroWagon Callaway AeroWagon We are pleased to announce that AeroWagon component production has been given the “green light” and is scheduled to begin shortly. Consequently, AeroWagon Package availability is scheduled to begin around January 1. Callaway AeroWagon Package Details The AeroWagon Package may be installed on either stock 2014 Corvettes or supercharged Callaway Corvettes. You don’t have to order a Callaway Corvette to take advantage of this unique styling. However, if you want a new, 610 bhp* Callaway Corvette, with or without the AeroWagon option, we’ll guide you through the ordering process and put you in contact with your local Authorized Callaway Dealer. If you already have a new Corvette on order, call us…
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