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Confused by the Mid-Engined Chevy C8 Corvette? Here’s What “Mid-Engined” Means and Why It Matters

18 Apr , 2019 Corvette news

Confused by the Mid-Engined Chevy C8 Corvette? Here’s What “Mid-Engined” Means and Why It Matters

Since its inception, the Chevrolet Corvette—in production form, at least—has never deviated from three core attributes: front engine, rear-wheel drive, fiberglass bodywork. From its 1953 debut with the Blue Flame inline six-cylinder to the thundering 755-hp 2019 Corvette ZR1, the basic formula has been set in stone. That all changes now. Chevy is officially moving […]

C8 Corvette to be released

13 Apr , 2019 Corvette news

C8 Corvette to be released

The Corvette — America’s longest-running sports car — to get a radical change The world of supercars is dominated by makes from across the pond — Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren. Chevy’s Corvette has always been a more-bang-for-the-buck challenger General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra stands next to a camouflaged next generation Chevrolet Corvette in New […]

From C1 To C7: Discover How The Chevy Corvette Has Evolved

6 Mar , 2019 Corvette news

From C1 To C7: Discover How The Chevy Corvette Has Evolved

By: Adrian Padeanu, News Editor Seven generations of American high-performance machines have created one of the longest-surviving sports cars. With the highly anticipated debut of the Chevy Corvette C8 right around the corner, we figured it would be the right time to look back at all seven generations of what many people consider to be […]

Corvette Final Edition For Europe: ‘The Ultimate’ C7 [UPDATE]

31 Jan , 2019 Corvette news

Corvette Final Edition For Europe: ‘The Ultimate’ C7 [UPDATE]

Is the sun about to set on the C7 in Europe? [UPDATE] Chevy has responded to our e-mail asking whether the C7 will be retired from Europe after the Final Edition. Long story short, it won’t. As per a statement made by René Kreis, Head of Public Relations, Cadillac & Chevrolet Performance Cars Europe: “We are selling […]

1957 Corvette, Mr. Earl

15 Jan , 2019 Corvette news

1957 Corvette, Mr. Earl

Ed Welburn, 68, a designer, author and retired head of global design for General Motors, living in Bethlehem, Pa., and Detroit, on his 1957 Chevrolet Corvette, as told to A.J. Baime. I call my 1957 Corvette the most expensive cappuccino I have ever purchased. It was 2016 and I went to a Starbucks in Monterey, […]