7-Speeds Of Manual Goodness, Then What?

We talk often about the "death of the manual", but is it really dead? Or is it just momentarily dormant as the 6-speed slowly peters out and the 7-speed ramps up? I wish. More than likely, these +1 gear'd anomalies will remain just that; anomalies. Beautiful looking, amazing handling, anomalies. » 3/01/14 8:25pm 3/01/14 8:25pm

The New Corvette Stingray Will Come With Built-In Instant Replay

You can brag to your friends about the amazing weekend you had at the track all you want, but without a witness, you might as well be boasting about that monstrous fish that got away. So for the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, GM is including what it calls its Performance Data Recorder which overlays telemetry,… » 1/05/14 11:03pm 1/05/14 11:03pm

CCC / GM First Drive Recap

General Motors has been working hard over the last decade to shed the stigma of the carpocalypse. As history has proven time and time again, some of the best innovations come when you hit rock bottom, and GM is no exception. Fighting their way back from bankruptcy, GM has come out lean and on their toes, punching… » 11/11/13 2:14pm 11/11/13 2:14pm

Turning a blank Latemodel Stock Car into a Beautiful 2014 Corvette

Since this will be my first post on Oppo, allow me to introduce myself! I am Harris Lue, 21 year old Graphic Design Student at East Carolina University with a huge passion for all things car, and I work for my best friend Kenny Forbes' race team designing his cars and all promotional materials. » 10/17/13 7:36am 10/17/13 7:36am

Cars That Get Surprisingly Worse Gas Mileage Than The 2014 Corvette

Getting 29 MPG highway out of a car like the 2014 Corvette is a telling sign of how far we've come, and how efficiency and fun don't need to be mutually exclusive. Even if they're sort of cheating to get there, it's all worth it to be able to say "Why did I get a Corvette over a Matrix? Because fuel economy is… » 7/09/13 4:25pm 7/09/13 4:25pm

Why Is Everyone Calling The New Corvette The Stingray?

While you were busy ogling the pretty pictures of the new Corvette on the covers of Automobile and Road & Track we scored for you yesterday, you may not have noticed one interesting detail: both publications say "Stingray Returns" on the cover. Could this mean that the storied "Stingray" name could be making a… » 1/12/13 10:15am 1/12/13 10:15am