2015+ Corvette Stingrays Could Have Start-Stop Technology Added

August 21, 2013 at 5:47 pm

In developing the C7 Corvette Stingray, GM had considered stop-start technology, but nixed the idea, deciding it would hurt the car’s image. But, that doesn’t mean that we won’t see start-stop technology in the C7 at some point (read the entire report).

Asked if it is inevitable that stop-start technology may be standard on a future Corvette Stingray, Juechter said “it may be.” “But is that something we lead in (with the redesigned car),” he mused. “Or is that something we do when we are forced to do? It is possible.”

SPIED: Chevrolet Corvette C7.R makes surprise appearance at Pebble Beach weekend

August 19, 2013 at 10:32 am

The Corvette C7.R race car made a surprise appearance between races at the Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races in Laguna Seca raceway this past Saturday. It ran two hot laps before disappearing into an awaiting trailer.

Check out more details and the photos INSIDE.

C7 Corvette Configurable Display: 69 Unique Sources in 3 Advanced Cluster Display Modes

August 12, 2013 at 9:21 am

The advanced cluster display in the 2014 Corvette Stingray can provide up to 69 unique sources of information, ranging from an interactive performance timer to a tire tread temperature display. The crisp and bright display features make this information easily accessible via three configurable modes that prioritize information for daily commuting, weekend canyon carving and track events.

There are 10 configurable display features that will help drivers realize the Stingray’s capabilities: Tour theme, Sport theme, Track theme, Adjustable redline, Tach ‘halo’, Shift lights, Friction bubble/cornering force, Tire temp gauge, Acceleration timer, lap timer.

Read all the details and see a video demo INSIDE.

More Looks at C7 Corvette Stingray in Transformers 4

August 10, 2013 at 10:24 am

HERE are some good looks at the C7 Corvette Stingray which will be appearing in the upcoming Transformers 4 movie, which hits the big screen in the Summer of 2014.

The bright green Corvette Stingray will join the updated Bumblebee Camaro and a Bugatti Veyron as one of the ‘Autobots’ (aka the good guys). Click on thumbnail below for more photos.

Chevy’s John Fitzpatrick Details Production Process for 2014 Corvette Stingray

August 8, 2013 at 8:00 am

Chevy’s John Fitzpatrick gives the lowdown on the production and order process for the 2014 C7 Corvette.

He shares with us what TPW stands for, the planned production timeline, retail customer production start date, event codes and when vehicles get their VINs. Read the full details INSIDE.

Video: C7 Corvette Pace Car at Detroit Grand Prix – startups and track footage

August 7, 2013 at 1:30 pm

Watch the C7 Corvette Stingray pace car at the Detroit Grand Prix. Listen and watch some start up and track footage [VIDEO].

Full 2014 Corvette Stingray C7 Order Guide (Coupe and Convertible)

August 7, 2013 at 10:00 am

The 2014 Corvette Stingray order guide has now been updated to include details for the C7 Convertible as well.

Download the entire PDF order guide inside.

2014 Corvette production is on track to arrive in dealers by October

August 6, 2013 at 7:45 pm

If there were any fears by anxious C7 owners-to-be that the Corvette Stingray would not arrive in dealers as scheduled, this should help allay your anxiety.

Mike Regiec, GM manufacturing chief of body manufacturing engineering, has recently confirmed that the C7 Corvette is on scheduled to arrive in dealerships by October.

2014 Corvette Stingray Parts Suppliers Diagram

August 6, 2013 at 2:21 pm

And now we know where most of the C7 Corvette’s major parts are sourced from.

HERE is a diagram breaking down the various suppliers to the C7 Stingray, and the parts that they supply.

Callaway to Build C7 Stingray Corvette Race Cars for FIA GT3 Class

August 6, 2013 at 10:22 am

Callaway Competition GmbH, the German-based segment of Callaway Cars, has been chosen to develop the new Corvette C7 into a GT3-class race car and submit it for homologation from the FIA.

Original equipment manufacturers like Chevrolet have to authorize specialists like Callaway to submit the homologation forms needed to allow their version of the car to be the one allowed in FIA competition.

See full release inside.