Posts Tagged ‘corvette’

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.

Hennessey to Unveil HPE700 Twin Turbo Corvette at Boca Raton Concours

Feb
17

Hennessey Performance will unveil its most powerful Corvette Stingray built up to date at the Boca Raton Concours in south Florida on 21st of February. At the heart of Hennessey Chevrolet Corvette Stingray HPE700 Twin Turbo is its twin turbo system that uses a pair of precision ball bearing 62-mm turbochargers producing 7 psi of boost pressure. 

The HPE system has been handcrafted and uses mandrel-bent stainless steel tubing and dual turbo wastegates. Twin blow-off valves on the intercooler’s TIG-welded aluminum plenum are also present. 

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.

Callaway Adds More Power And Style To Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Jan
21

Callaway are specialized in producing high performance versions of the Chevrolet Corvette. Thanks to its unique approach by utilizing no-compromise materials, advanced manufacturing techniques and a form-follows-function design approach, Callaway’s association with Corvette’s transformation has flourished over the years.

Now the specialists have prepared a special project for us – Callaway Chevrolet Corvette SC610 based on the newest Stingray. In it they have featured direct fuel injection, continuously variable valve timing and advanced engine management control architecture.

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.

First Images Of 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Leak

Jan
13

The interest of how the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 will look like is undoubtedly very high and we are pleased to announce that the first images of the car have leaked. After the unofficial release of the horsepower the car will produce, Chevrolet obviously didn’t manage to keep the total secret of car’s visual appearance before its debut at the North American Auto Show in Detroit.

The rumors state that the Corvette Z06 will be capable of producing 620 horsepower (455 kW) and 650 lb-ft (480 Nm) of torque. This makes almost 200 hp added over the 450 hp and 200 lb-ft over the 450 lb-ft of torque of the base model.

The pictures that were going around the Internet show not only the external appearance of the car – front and back, but also the interior that it will sport.

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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