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2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible

Apr
14

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible was just introduced. Like its coupe sibling it delivers 625 horsepower (466 kW) and 861 Nm (635 lb-ft) of torque, making it the most powerful convertible ever produced by Chevrolet. The car is built on an aluminum structure, which is 20 percent stiffer than the previous. Its curb weight is nearly identical to the Z06 coupe. Both cars share the same chassis tuning, powertrain output, driver technologies and equipment options, including the Z07 Performance Package. The latter adds Brembo carbon-ceramic matrix brakes, Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires and adjustable front- and rear-aerodynamic components.

Corvette Z06 Convertible features an electronic top that can be lowered remotely via key fob. The top can also open or close on the go, at speeds of up to 30 mph (50 km/h). The thick fabric top is offered in four colors along with sound-absorbing padding and a glass rear window. Behind the seat backs there are dual accent panels in either Carbon Flash-painted or with exposed carbon fiber.

Sinkhole Opens Up At National Corvette Museum. Eight Cars Have Been Swallowed

Feb
13

A disastrous news concerning all Chevrolet admirers – a huge sinkhole have opened up at the National Corvette Museum, and it was announced that eight vintage and rare cars have been swallowed.

The place where the accident has happened on Wednesday morning is the Kentucky museum. No one was in or around the Museum at the time. Six of the Chevy’s in the sinkhole are owned by the museum, while the other two belong to General Motors. 

Black Widow’s Chevrolet Stingray Shown At Chicago Auto Show

Feb
06

Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is one of the most awaited movies this year. And those who are keen on superheroes know that a very special lady will be featured in the film.

We are talking about Scarlett Johansson’s heroine the Black Widow. And now Chevrolet is asking if the Black Widow had a sports car, what would it be?

Hennessey Performance Chevrolet Corvette Stingray HPE500

Jan
24

Hennessey Performance has developed for the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray HPE500 Upgrade with the aim to make it even more exceptional. The model will be produced in limited edition run of up to 500 units.

The vehicle has been enhanced in terms of performance and now delivers up to 507 horsepower (373 kW) and 702 Nm (518 lb-ft) of torque, when compared to stock’s 460 hp (338 kW) and 630 Nm (465 lb-ft). This makes it easy for the Corvette now to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.8 seconds. Also astonishing is the sound that the car produces.

Chevrolet Unveils Corvette C7.R Racecar In Detroit

Jan
15

2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R Racecar is the next exclusive vehicle in that was premiered in Detroit and was co-developed with the all-new 2015 Corvette Z06. The two models represent the closest link between Corvettes built for racing and the road. Both share great levels of engineering and are equipped with new technologically advanced components such as the chassis architecture, engine and aerodynamics.

Corvette Racing will enter two C7.Rs in 2014 that will compete at the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona on January 25-26, and the GT Le Mans class in 11 races around North America. The team is also is expected to participate in June at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Is Finally Here!

Jan
14

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is finally and officially here. The car was just revealed at the North American International Auto Show with its full specifications. This is the most track-capable Corvette in the brand’s history which is capable of producing 625 horsepower from a new supercharged engine and is equipped with and new, high-performance eight-speed automatic transmission.

Precisely, the new supercharged 6.2L engine is expected to deliver at least 625 horsepower (466 kW), and can be matched with either a seven-speed manual or a high-performance eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters for manual control. The aluminum frame carries over from the Corvette Stingray and will be used essentially unchanged for the Corvette Racing C7.R.

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Performance Figures Leaked!

Jan
08

North American International Auto Show will happen in a week and we are to see there some exciting newcomers! One of them is the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06. It was announced by Chevrolet in December that the car is going to be revealed in Detroit.

As a matter of fact, the Z06 is expected to be the most track-capable Corvette ever. Since these promises were made a month ago, the brand obviously didn’t have the chance to keep the secret of the Corvette’s performance figures intact. Yes, unfortunately (for Chevrolet) the output figures of the Z06 have already leaked.

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1963 Chevrolet Corvette 2600 HP- World’s Fastest Street Legal Corvette

Feb
11

1963 Chevrolet Corvette 2600 HP- World's Fastest Street Legal Corvette - Muscle Cars BlogCheck out this incredible 1963 Chevrolet Corvette – it’s the World’s Fastest street legal corvette out there! It’s a once-in-a-lifetime project, that took more than 5 years and realized by Rod Saboury. But let’s get straight to the point – enjoy this mean machine, read the full article and check out the 100+ images in the gallery!

Design and Construction

The 5-year project was started in 2001. In the first 2 years, drawings, schematics, adherence to drag racing rules and local motor vehicle requirements were foremost in the preliminary design. Finding the correct car was also at the top of the “To Do” list. When the car was eventually found, it was delivered to Rod as a shell on a wooden pallet with no frame, the original VIN tags, clear title and a price tag of $800…It was Perfect!

The body was sent to long time friend and fiberglass guru Frank Morawski where the body was stretched 12 inches in three places to maintain proportions. It was widened 3 inches in the rear, the quarter panels were raised 2 inches, a rear wing was recessed into the body and a functioning trunk was created that looked like it came from the GM factory. Overall, it was no easy feat requiring hundreds of man-hours. Great Job Frank. Read more!