Primer on the Corvette Stingray LT1 V8 Engine by Automotive Engineering International

January 22, 2013 at 4:30 pm

Here’s a pretty good primer describing the technical aspects of the C7 Corvette Stingray’s LT1 V8 engine, by Automotive Engineering International. Provides good technical info without getting too bogged down in esoteric engineering speak.

Read on INSIDE.

Audi Quattro head says new C7 Corvette performance is no match for an RS6

January 22, 2013 at 12:34 pm

In a laughable statement recently made by the head of the Audi Quattro division, Franciscus Van Meel, made the remark that the performance of the new C7 Corvette will be “no match for an RS6.

Granted, the RS6 does pump out 560hp/516lb-ft, but comparing a large station wagon costing £77,000 (about $124,000 USD) to a sleek sports car that will cost half of that is just comical.

New Video Specials Featuring C7 Corvette Stingray, with Some Driving, Startup, Rev, and Idle Footage

January 21, 2013 at 10:04 pm

The torrent of C7 Corvette Stingray materials keeps coming. In these two new video specials, we not only find out more about the new Stingray, but also see (and hear) some eye and ear candy. Check ‘em out below.

CBS special on C7 Corvette Stingray with some driving and idling footage

Another startup and rev video. C7 Stingray described by Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter

Corvette Chat Wednesday at 12:30 p.m.: Submit your questions about the new ‘Vette now

January 21, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Join a live chat about the Corvette Stingray with:

Chevrolet Corvette Product Marketing Manager Harlan Charles,
Detroit Free Press auto critic Mark Phelan and Free Press GM reporter Nathan Bomey at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday

Submit a question and Full Info HERE.

Mega Gallery of Torch Red C7 Corvette Stingray Photos from Barrett Jackson

January 21, 2013 at 6:00 pm

Here is a MEGA GALLERY of the Torch Red C7 Corvette Stingray which was displayed (and auctioned) at the Barrett Jackson auction this past weekend.

The photos provide the best look yet at the C7 Corvette and Torch Red in the natural daylight and in the night. Photos by Chris Draper.

First Look at Laguna Blue Tintcoat and Black 2014 Corvette Stingray C7

January 21, 2013 at 3:25 pm

Until now, the only views we’ve had at a Laguna Blue Tintcoat and Black Corvette Stingray C7 has been GM’s official renders.

But now, courtesy of a few guys who happened to be out in the AZ desert, we’ve got the first real life looks at a Black and Laguna Tuna Tintcoat Corvette C7. Check out the short video and photos of these Stingrays INSIDE.

2014 Corvette Stingray Pics from 2013 NAIAS Public Days

January 21, 2013 at 11:30 am

Becky from Rodgers Chevrolet hit up the 2013 NAIAS Detroit public days nice and early, beating the crowds that would inevitably swallow up the 2014 Corvette C7 Stingray display.

She brought back some photos to share with us. Check it out INSIDE.

First Corvette Stingray C7 auctioned at Barrett-Jackson for $1.05M to Rick Hendrick

January 20, 2013 at 11:59 am

The auction for the first production 2014 Corvette Stingray took place last night at Barrett-Jackson and it was auctioned for a cool $1.1M (all proceeds going to charity).

Who was the winner? It comes as no surprise that it was none other than Mr. Rick Hendrick, who also won the first production 5th generation Camaro back in 2009.

Check out the auction video and some photos from the Stingray auction last night INSIDE.

Corvette Stingray Interior Colors: Gray, Red, Jet Black, Kalahari, Brownstone

January 17, 2013 at 10:04 pm

Here are samples of the Corvette Stingray interior colors (Gray, Red, Jet Black, Kalahari, and Brownstone).

Corvette Stingray C7 Takes Best in Show Reader’s Choice Award at 2013 NAIAS

January 17, 2013 at 7:00 pm

The 2014 Corvette Stingray has won three awards total in the 2013 Detroit News Readers’ Choice Awards, including the Best of Show. The other two awards were Sexiest Vehicle and Best Curves.

List of winners and awards:

Best of Show – Chevrolet Corvette
Sexiest Vehicle – Chevrolet Corvette
Best Curves – Chevrolet Corvette

Best Value – Ford Fusion
Most Awesome Off-Road – Dodge Ram 1500
Most Luxurious – Cadillac ATS
Most Earth-Friendly – Ford C-Max
Most Innovative – Cadillac ELR
Best Family Hauler – Chrysler Town & Country
Best Future Fantasy – BMW i8