Hennessey’s 2020 C8 Corvette Reached 205.1 MPH Set New Speed Record

Hennessey’s 2020 C8 Corvette Reached 205.1 MPH Set New Speed Record

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May 8, 2020, John Heinricy drove a Hennessey-prepared C8 Corvette to a top speed of 205.1 mph on the 8.0-mile high-speed oval at the Continental Tire Uvalde Proving Grounds, which is located approximately 80 miles west of San Antonio, Texas. The team at Hennessey Performance Engineering (HPE) has a long history of testing its cars to over 200 mph. You might remember when the C7 2013 Corvette was introduced. John Hennessey ran their modified Vette with 700 hp to a top speed of 200.6 mph. The Hennessey team began working on the new mid-engine C8 Corvette as soon as they took delivery in March (2020). But would they be able to break the 200-mph mark? A noted automotive engineer and racecar driver John Heinricy has also had a long and…
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GM to Add Second Shift and More Than 400 Hourly Jobs at Bowling Green (Ky.) Assembly Plant

GM to Add Second Shift and More Than 400 Hourly Jobs at Bowling Green (Ky.) Assembly Plant

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Since 2011, GM has invested more than $900 million in Bowling Green General Motors announces it is adding a second shift and more than 400 hourly jobs at the Bowling Green Assembly plant Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The second shift and additional jobs will support production of the Next Generation Corvette, which will be revealed on July 18. (Photo by Miranda Pederson for General Motors) Bowling Green, Ky. — General Motors is adding a second shift and more than 400 hourly jobs at its Bowling Green (Kentucky) Assembly plant to support the production of the Next Generation Corvette, which will be revealed on July 18, 2019. Camouflage Corvette in front of Bowling Green Assembly Plant The addition of the second shift will increase the plant’s workforce…
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2018 Corvette Carbon 65 Edition

2018 Corvette Carbon 65 Edition

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Ultimate carbon-fiber package for Grand Sport, Z06 salutes 65 years of Corvette Chevrolet is commemorating the 65th anniversary of the Corvette with a new 2018 Corvette Carbon 65 Edition offered on 2018 Grand Sport 3LT and Z06 3LZ models. [caption id="attachment_2889" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Limited to 650 vehicles globally, and available on Grand Sport 3LT and Z06 3LZ trims, the 2018 Corvette Carbon 65 Edition features visible carbon fiber exterior elements, a new Ceramic Matrix Gray exterior color and special interior appointments, including a new carbon fiber-rimmed steering wheel.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2890" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Limited to 650 vehicles globally, and available on Grand Sport 3LT and Z06 3LZ trims, the 2018 Corvette Carbon 65 Edition features visible carbon fiber exterior elements, a new Ceramic Matrix Gray exterior color and special interior appointments,…
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The New Chevrolet LEGO® Batmobile

The New Chevrolet LEGO® Batmobile

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A life-size New Chevrolet LEGO® Batmobile at the NAIAS. It was inspired by Batman’s Speedwagon featured in “The LEGO® Batman Movie. The brand partners with Warner Bros. for “The LEGO® Batman Movie” Released: 2017-01-14 [caption id="attachment_2016" align="aligncenter" width="640"] The all-new Chevrolet LEGO® Batmobile. Learn more at Chevy.com *Product not available for purchase.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2017" align="aligncenter" width="640"] The all-new Chevrolet LEGO® Batmobile. Learn more at Chevy.com *Product not available for purchase.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2018" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The all-new LEGO® Batmobile from Chevrolet. Learn more at Chevy.com *Product not available for purchase[/caption] DETROIT — Chevrolet, along with students from Detroit’s Cody Rouge community, A World in Motion and FIRST LEGO® League, unveiled its life-size LEGO® Batmobile today at the North American International Auto Show. [caption id="attachment_2026" align="aligncenter" width="640"] A life-size Chevrolet LEGO® Batmobile…
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