Meet Helen Emsley, the Director Behind C7 Corvette Stingray and Camaro Trim and Interior

February 8, 2013 at 2:15 pm

Do you know who was behind the design of the trim and interior in the C7 Corvette Stingray and 5th gen Camaro?

That would be Helen Emsely, director of interior design for performance cars, full-size trucks, and large crossovers for Chevrolet and GMC. Five years ago, she was personally picked by Ed Welburn to head up the Corvette and Camaro trim and interior.

Catch the interview inside where she discusses her position and the experience of designing the new Corvette Stingray’s trim and interior.

Chevy Corvette Stingray Technology to Benefit Future GM Cars and Trucks

February 7, 2013 at 8:02 pm

The Chevy C7 Corvette Stingray represents the latest and greatest engineering feats of the GM engineers, such as fuel-saving technologies, advanced combustion systems, rev-matching, sophisticated chassis-control systems, and advanced lightweight materials.

The natural question that arises then is if, and how much, of these technologies will trickle down into future GM cars and trucks.

Ward’s Auto helps answer this question in an interview with GM North American President Mark Reuss [article inside].

Official from GM: Corvette Stingray Convertible to Debut at Geneva

February 7, 2013 at 11:26 am

GM has confirmed this morning the debut of the Corvette Stingray Convertible at the Geneva Motor Show on March 5.

Together with the confirmation information, GM released an outline sketch of the Stingray Convertible.

Video: Ed Welburn Says the C7 Corvette Stingray Has Been Lifting Weights

February 6, 2013 at 10:32 pm

Short interview [video] with GM’s Vice President of Global Design, Ed Welburn, where he talks about his thoughts on the 2014 Corvette Stingray.

“When I think about Corvette, I think about this world-class athlete, and with C7 it’s like that athlete has gone back to the gym. It’s been lifting weights, it’s been getting that muscle toned, and it’s been taking that weight off. And the end result is this very fit, very toned, very aggressive video.”

Of course he’d have nothing negative to say, but we agree :)

RC 1:8 Scale C7 Corvette Stingray Released

February 5, 2013 at 11:18 am

Nobody (not even Rick Hendrick or Joe Flacco) can get their hands on a production C7 Corvette Stingray yet, as production does not start until this Summer, but we should all be able to own (and afford) a smaller version of it soon.

Toymaker New Bright has just revealed its 1:8 scale remote controlled C7 Corvette. Check out the photos inside showing how detailed the RC model is, complete with LED lights :)

Superbowl MVP Joe Flacco Wins 2014 Corvette Stingray

February 4, 2013 at 11:09 am

If you paid close attention to the post-game celebrations and festivities following last night’s Superbowl, you may have gotten this glimpse at the Torch Red 2014 Corvette Stingray on the field.

It was there being presented to Joe Flacco, who quarterbacked the Baltimore Ravens to the win last night, in the process garnering the MVP award and winning the C7 Corvette, courtesy of GM. But, like Rick Hendrick,“>who won the very first production C7 Corvette that will come off the line beginning this Summer, Flacco will have to wait for his C7 to be produced.

More sightings in AZ: Black, Laguna Blue, Velocity Yellow Spotted + Interior shot in Black

February 1, 2013 at 6:49 pm

And in yet another sighting in Arizona, a Velocity Yellow, Laguna Blue, and Black C7 Corvette were spotted, giving the best look yet at the Velocity Yellow C7, and a first real life look at the black interior. Check out the pics inside.

First Velocity Yellow Corvette Stingrays Spotted

February 1, 2013 at 10:55 am

… and it looks fantastic! Check out the two photos captured so far. The highway photo gives a great look at it.

Cool Cyber Gray Metallic C7 Driving Animation

February 1, 2013 at 1:57 am

Here’s a cool animation of a Cyber Gray Metallic C7 Corvette in action, both from the exterior and interior.