Category Archives: Corvette Performance

Will The New Corvette Z06 Spawn A More Track Oriented Z06X Model?

2015 Corvette Z06Posted on GM Authority by Manoli Katakis, 1-15-14The 2015 C7 Corvette Z06 is the talk of the 2014 North American International Auto Show, with its C6 ZR1-eclipsing power figures, GT racecar aerodynamics, all blended with a subtle hint of …

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Chevy To Live Stream Unveiling Of C7.R And 2015 Z06 On Jan. 13

Mark your calendars for Jan. 13.Chevy will live stream from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit the unveiling of the 2015 Corvette Z06 and the all-new C7.R Racing Corvette.C7 logoThese performance vehicles represent the next evolution in the Corvette …

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Reeves Callaway Talks About The Cars He Loves To Supercharge

 Callaway Corvette SC610From the December 2013 issue of Car and Driver Magazine.What I’d Do Differently: Reeves CallawayFounder of Callaway Cars in 1977, Reeves Callaway, 66, has blanketed America with 1800 modified Corvettes and more than a few peculiar engines.C/D: Wasn’t …

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Corvette Driver Danny Kellermeyer Wins WHRRI Touring 1 Championship

Danny Kellermeyer and his #37 yellow Corvette competed in 24 races this season.Corvette racecar driver Danny Kellermeyer captured the 2013 Touring 1 Championship Sept. 29 at Waterford Hills Race Track (WHRRI) in Michigan.Danny competed in the 24-race season and earned …

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Fastlane Blog Details How GM’s Performance Cars Are Track Tested

A C7 Stingray on the test track.From GM’s Fastlane blog Sept. 9, 2013:All Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and GMC vehicles go through many hours of testing before they start production at one of the assembly plants. Testing begins with computer generated …

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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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Edmunds.com recognizes Corvette in its 2013 Best Retained Value Awards

The 2013 Chevrolet Corvette was selected in the over $45,000 coupe category.The 2013 Corvette Coupe receives another laurel as Edmunds.com includes this beauty in its Best Retained Value Awards.Here’s what the site has to say:When it comes to performance, the …

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Matick’s Corvette Caravan Experience Cruises … from a Grand Parade to the Grand Prix

 Early Birds: Corvette lovers showed up well before the opening of the event at George Matick Chevrolet.It seemed it was just after dawn broke when Corvette connoisseurs started showing up for the Detroit Grand Prix special Corvette Caravan Experience at …

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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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