For $8,700, This Project Vette Wears Garanimals

One of the ultimate goals of an automotive restoration is get the subject back to as close to factory condition as possible, and the best way to start that is with a numbers-matching car. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Corvette is said to be just such a numerically-endowed example, but does its price match your… » 6/06/13 8:00am 6/06/13 8:00am

For $17,900, this fall could be your Corvette summer

Over the years, the bow-tie brand has been the Heartbeat of America, Like a Rock and espoused seeing the U.S.A. in a Chevrolet. Seeing the U.S.A. in today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Corvette convertible might get your heart beating a little faster, but will its price mean you won't be getting your rocks off? » 10/07/11 8:00am 10/07/11 8:00am

C7 Corvette Allegedly Put On Indefinite Hold Due To GM Financial…

Here's a whopper of a story if it ends up being true: Autoweek » 10/17/08 2:30pm 10/17/08 2:30pm is reporting General Motors has placed the next-generation program on indefinite hold due to the company's shaky financial situation. Sources within GM are saying the program has been shelved for now with no specific timetable for release. This is not to…

Economic Woes Force Corvette Assembly Line Slowdown, Layoffs

From the "now you know it's bad" files, the Corvette » 9/15/08 4:20pm 9/15/08 4:20pm assembly line in Bowling Green, KY will shut down for the week of October 6, then restart at a reduced line speed of 15 cars per hour, down from 18.5 now. claims the stoppage will be the first inventory-related closure of the line since 1995, and could result in…

Jim Mero: Corvette ZR1 Could Set Even Faster Nürburgring Lap

Talking to Corvette ZR1 » 8/21/08 10:40am 8/21/08 10:40am engineer Jim Mero during our of the car at GM's proving grounds, we asked him about his . He told us if you inspect , you can see he probably could have shaved at least half a second off the 7:26.4 lap time if he had just taken a few of the turns better. Then, just to prove the point, Mero…

First 2009 Corvette ZR1 Rolls Off Assembly Line To Thunderous Media…

The much-anticipated 2009 Corvette ZR1 began production, as the first unit finished the assembly process and was delivered to Chevy dealer Dave Ressler during a press event in Bowling Green on Monday. What, you didn't notice? Well, it seems the build coincided with the unveiling of the new Chevy Camaro, forcing the… » 7/23/08 9:30am 7/23/08 9:30am

Building The 638 HP LS9 Corvette ZR1 Engine

Ever wonder what the hand-assembly of an LS9 — the 638 HP supercharged heart of the 2009 Corvette ZR1 — actually looks like? Well, the guys over at Automobile actually got to lend a hand in bolting one together. So, let's all take a moment to forget all about Nurburgring lap times and dealer mark-ups to sit back and… » 7/16/08 6:00pm 7/16/08 6:00pm

2009 Corvette ZR1 Raptured, Leaves Behind Carefully Labeled Carbon…

Here's a pretty slick wall display from Plasan, the supplier of the carbon fiber parts for the 2009 Corvette ZR1. Instead of just stacking their stuff on the floor and making a path for people to walk through, like we do in the home office, they decided to utilize the wonders of vertical storage and even went all the… » 4/15/08 3:00pm 4/15/08 3:00pm

Karvajal Designs ZX-1 Custom Couchbuilt Corvette

We caught the rebodied and power massaged Karvajal Designs ZX-1 C6 Corvette downstairs a bit ago andare still mulling over the changes. The widebody stance appeals to our inner 17-year-old, but the hastily styled vents make us want to hate them. The rear end is where the bulk of the changes happen, and we see styling… » 3/19/08 1:55pm 3/19/08 1:55pm