Category Archives: 2014 Corvette First Year C7

Car & Drive invites readers to soak up these facts about the New C7

The C7 features racing-proven short/long-arm rear suspension design. Improvements to the overall structure allowed engineers to more precisely tune the suspension and steering for a more nimble and responsive driving experience.Another good job: Car & Driver writer Andrew Wendler highlights …

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Z51 Stingray hits 0-60 MPH mark in 3.8 seconds on Virginia racetrack

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, equipped with the available Z51 Performance Package, can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds, according to racetrack testing reports by Chevrolet. Sixty-to-0 mph braking distance was 107 feet. One-quarter-mile acceleration was 12 …

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Annual NCM Bash Featured C7 Updates, Golf, Shopping and More

The Corvette Team turned out in droves for the NCM extravaganza.The three-day National Corvette Museum (NCM) Bash in Bowling Green, KY, proved once again that a Corvette-lover’s spirit can never be washed away with a little rain.Larry Courtney, Michigan captain of the …

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Corvette LT1 – Among Most Advanced V-8 Engines in World

Click on Picture of LT1 for Larger View“The Holy Grail for developing a performance car is delivering greater performance and more power, with greater fuel economy, and that’s what we’ve achieved,” said Tadge Juechter, Corvette Chief Engineer. “By leveraging technology, …

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2014 Corvette Reveal Date and ‘Crossed Flags’ Emblem Announced

GM announced the following details today about the 2014 all-new, seventh-generation Corvette. Here’s the lowdown: 1.  The Crossed Flags logo will be associated with the C7 (Seventh Generation) Corvette.2.  The word “Corvette” under the logo reveals the new script for C7 …

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“This Was Then, This Is Now” C7 Corvette Tail Lights

Jalopnik Rear NovemberThe top photo is what the Jalopnik Blog showed us in November 2011.  The second photo is what they are showing us now.They are very similar, and seem to differ only by the intensity of artistic perspective.  I …

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Top Speed Website Claims C7 Will Have Air-Conditioned Seats

Air Conditioned Seat ControlsThese are not photographs, but they are clearly drawings taken from either photographs or someone’s extremely detailed photographic memory.One pic is a schematic of the C7 Corvette seat, showing four ports for cooling to enter the seat …

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C7 Corvette Right in Front of Us, But What Do We See?

Automobile Magazine Spyshot 3/4 FrontI mean, seriously?  I’m glad for spyshots, but honestly, what can we learn about the C7 Corvette from a picture like this?The one thing that occurred to me is that the sideview mirrors are definitely changed.  …

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The Best Looking Artwork on the 2014 Corvette Yet!

Jalopniks C7 in BlackJalopnik is at it again!  Having presented predictably accurate sketches, and even mechanical drawings of the front of the car in the past, now we have a refined image that has to please most of us.Click the …

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Time Running Out for Heart-Pounding 7.0L V8 Corvette Convertible

 Lydia admires a Matick 427 ConvertibleWell, actually, what Doug Guthrie wrote in Thursday’s Detroit News was: … if you want a Corvette convertible with a good old-fashioned ground-pounding V-8 that’s this big, time is running out.And he’s likely right!  The …

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