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 above … » 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 important … » 7/09/13 4:25pm 7/09/13 4:25pm

2014 Corvette Convertible: Is This The Real Thing?

Earlier this week I showed you images of what looked like the 2014 Corvette Convertible that popped up in a couple of places, just after the reveal of the 2014 Corvette last Sunday. Were they real? Were they fake? I've got a little more insight this morning. » 1/20/13 10:25am 1/20/13 10:25am

The New Corvette Stingray: Everything You Need To Know

Tired of hearing about the new Corvette Stingray yet? Didn't think so. Major redesigns for the Corvette come so rarely you could have been born when the last one debuted and be allowed to legally drive today. » 1/14/13 4:15pm 1/14/13 4:15pm

Here's Why The 2014 Corvette Stingray Will Be Better Than The C6

Chevrolet says the new, 2014 Corvette Stingray shares only two parts with the current model: the cabin air filter and the discarded Cialis packets on the floor. No, it's the roof latch. » 1/14/13 3:20pm 1/14/13 3:20pm

GM claims the Stingray's new aluminum frame structure is 57 percent stiffer and 99 pounds lighter than the C6's steel frame. In…

New Corvette: The Stingray Returns

No matter that the Corvette ZR1 is faster than an Enzo and a 911 around the 'Ring. No matter that a Z06 regularly spanks BMWs at track events. No matter the growl of a Corvette V8 always turns heads, whether you're in Athens, Georgia or Athens, Greece. » 1/13/13 7:05pm 1/13/13 7:05pm

Watch The New Corvette Stingray Reveal Live Here

GM hopes the 2014 Corvette will be the star of a new product renaissance they keep pretending is happening six months in the future from any point. Yes, you've seen glimpses of the new Corvette already, but in just a few short hours you'll see the whole thing live right here. » 1/13/13 2:30pm 1/13/13 2:30pm

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 comeback… » 1/12/13 10:15am 1/12/13 10:15am