PDF documents (images inside) about the C7 Corvette have turned up on GM’s media site and if the specs on the the C7 coupe sheet is final (which they appear to be since they no longer have ‘est.’ [estimated] next to the numbers), then we now know that the 2014 Corvette has official HP and torque figures of 455 HP and 460 LB-FT.
Have a first look at the 2014 Corvette Stingray in Lime Rock Green, seen at a recent Lone Star Corvette Club meeting. This car had V.I.N. # 12 and was in town at the historic Ft. Worth Stockyards.
The 2014 Corvette Stingray made its debut as a pace car in the recent Indianapolis 500 race. A member shares his up-close-and personal photos of the C7 Pace Car (along with some Camaros) INSIDE.
All American car for an all American superhero. What more perfect car for Captain America could there be than the new C7 Corvette Stingray?
Looks like we’ll see this pairing in the upcoming Captain America 2 movie, as a black C7 has been spotted on the set of the movie.
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A Corvette7 member spotted this truckload of C7 goodness. This entire truckload of C7 Stingrays was spotted on I-75 in Ohio.
What are these Corvette Stingrays exactly? Well, the C7 production line is up and running and these may be test runs for the line and also crash/long term testing cars.
John Bednarchik learned to appreciate the Chevrolet Corvette when he was a kid, working with his dad restoring a ‘Vettes. John grew up to be an aerodynamics performance engineer and he helped sculpt the next-generation Corvette Stingray. Watch the video to find what role racing played in the aero design of the 2014 Corvette.
INDIANAPOLIS – The all-new, seventh-generation 2014 Corvette Stingray will serve as the Indianapolis 500 Pace Car, leading the field to green at the start of the 97th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” on Sunday, May 26, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
It marks a record 12th time the Corvette has served as the Pace Car, starting in 1978.
Decked out in Laguna Blue Tintcoat with official Indianapolis 500 graphics on the doors, the Corvette Stingray Pace Car differs from production models with only track-mandated safety features and strobe lights. No powertrain upgrades are required to run in front of the IndyCar pack, thanks to its all-new 6.2L LT1 engine, which features advanced technologies including direct fuel injection, continuously variable valve timing and Active Fuel Management (cylinder deactivation). They help produce an estimated 450 horsepower more efficiently.
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The 2014 Corvette Stingray C7 may feature a frame that is 99 pounds lighter than the C6 Corvette, but the total car actually weighs 90 pounds more than the C6.
It’s not all bad news though, as the gain in weight comes on some critical performance parts – direct injection, brakes, driveshafts, the clutch, the fuel tank, etc.