The ‘90s to ‘00s Corvette is, in many ways, a car without vices. It drives well, it handles well, with a V8, a stick shift, and rear-wheel drive. It even has pop up headlights. And yet.
Vice President Joe Biden may think he’s running for the highest office in the land, but at a Yale Commencement Day speech he didn’t hesitate to tackle the big issue: Porsche v. Corvette. Specifically, he told the crowd that “Corvettes are better than Porsches. They’re quicker and they corner as well.” Shots fired.
The Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is already a blazing hot track stud. The Corvette C7.R is already a very fast race car. But if you want your Z06 to be just a little bit more like the racer, welcome the Corvette Z06 C7.R edition. It’s like the C7.R in a few ways. But only a few, because the Z06 is much, much more powerful.
The mid-engined Corvette is the automobile magazine's white whale; an elusive beast that always seems so close and yet, always, just of reach. This time Car and Driver thinks it's really going to happen. Here are the details.
It's simple: try drifting.
The 2014 Corvette is debuting at 7 EST this evening. If you hadn't heard, this is something we're all excited about.
When we exclusively revealed thenext Corvette, everyone agreed the most controversial change is its Camaro-style taillights. Now we have a better look and we don't think the boxy future will be so bad.
"Buy a Corvette" was a line item on this guy's bucket list. He'd been pining for the car since he was a child. Then came his diagnosis of cancer with the face and it was time for him to start crossing items off that list when doctors surgically removed part of his jaw. He walked into a Chevy dealership to try to buy…
Daniel O'Grady, an Australian into exploring old Japanese castles, happened upon this random sadness pile in Kurume City on Kyushu island. It's definitely a five-hanky lot of cars gone to seed, though rife with rusty-muscle-car porn.
It's gotta better power-to-weight ratio than a Porsche 911 Turbo S. It charges to 60 mph in just 3.8 seconds from a dead stop. It's gotta big ol' LS7 V8 under-hood. It's the 2013 Chevy Corvette 427 Convertible, the fastest convertible 'Vette ever sold with the bow-tie badge.
This isn't the first time a whole row of vehicles has been wiped out at Tropical Chevrolet in Miami Shores. It's the second time. The first time, an out-of-control Corvette bounded into the dealership lot and destroyed a bunch of SUVs. This time, it was a line of Corvette Grand Sports.
The international Le Mans Series is starting a new class for lesser-modded GT cars. Those cars will be similar to Porsche, Ferrari and Lotus racecars of the manufacturers' cup series. Who's missing? A little number called Corvette.
Today, we exclusively showed you what the seventh-generation 2014 Chevrolet Corvette will look like in ZR1 trim. Now, let's take a look back at the design milestones that gave America's Sports Car™ its legendary status, and where it went right — and wrong — along the way.
The exclusive images you see here, derived from hours spent secretly poring over the sheetmetal of two seventh-generation Corvettes, show the next step in the supercar's iconic evolution. These aren't photos, but this is absolutely the next-generation Chevy Corvette in ZR1 trim. GM so doesn't want you to see these.
The C7 Corvette — the seventh generation of General Motors' iconic super car — is set to be unveiled 14 months from now at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. Doesn't that seem like a totally unacceptable timeframe? We think so.
Chevy put together this first video on the 2012 Chevrolet Corvette to explain some of the technological advances they've made since the prior model year — and how those innovations came directly from the Corvette Racing team.