The 2009 Corvette ZR1 Is The Corvette SS, Blue Devil, Mako Shark, Z07…

Chevrolet's reputed 650-horsepower 2009 Corvette's been called by enthusiasts the "Blue Devil," the "Super Sport," the "Mako Shark," the "Z07" and all sorts of other monikers — but according to Todd Lassa, Motor Trend's Motor City Blogman, the up-powered 2009 Corvette will be officially called "ZR1." It's a badge with » 9/05/07 7:45am 9/05/07 7:45am

Blue Devil Caddy: A 600-hp Cadillac CTS-V?

Hmm. Motor Trend is divining some automotive tea leaves, or smoking them. In the mag's latest tree scrape, they say a 600+ horsepower Cadillac CTS-V is on the way. Lock up your vice presidents of accounting, this one could be a psycho killer. It'll piggy-back, engine wise, on the upcoming super Corvette, whose blown… » 6/05/07 7:27am 6/05/07 7:27am

Spy Photos: Corvette Z07 (Or Whatever!) Caught Testing Alongside…

Ed Hellwig over at the line that's always straight — one of the many sites that when combined together form the auto industry super-site that is Edmunds — looks to have snagged some pics taken by KGP of what appears to be a Corvette SS (Z07, Blue Devil, etc) powertrain mule on a test track in Europe. The Z07 (or… » 5/18/07 12:30pm 5/18/07 12:30pm

Lutz Says Corvette SS Project Safe, in Final Tuning Stage

Apparently GM's "pause button" on gas-swilling, rear-drive pavement ionizers doesn't include the "Blue Devil" Corvette SS (or whatever). Vice-grip chair, Bob Lutz says that project was too late to stop. As you'll recall, an EPA proposal to increase CAFE fuel economy requirements, Lutz said earlier this week, caused GM… » 4/13/07 4:44pm 4/13/07 4:44pm

Spy Photos: Another Blue Devil, Corvette SS, Z07, Whatever Spotting

The allegedly-LS9-powered 'Vette has been spotted yet again on the mean streets of the town that's close to Wert's suburb, shot by a man with a cam who saw the camo'd up C6 and a bunch of guys typing on laptops in a manufacturer-plated Suburban. Sadly, dude was too intimidated to shoot more because he didn't want to… » 11/08/06 6:30pm 11/08/06 6:30pm

Stingray! Motor Trend on the "Blue Devil" Corvette

Motor Trend's the latest buff book to chime in on Chevrolet's upcoming Viper-beater Corvette. (You'll recall that car was dubbed "Blue Devil" for an early prototype spied on the N rburgring, which happened to be blue.) According to the magazine, the new super 'Vette will indeed have a supercharged version of the… » 7/29/06 10:04am 7/29/06 10:04am