Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle
Over the years, I can’t remember seeing many TV commercials for Corvettes, other than the very creative one that was banned a few years back by the social police because it might encourage small children to steal Corvettes and soar recklessly through the air in them.
Hopefully that lack of Corvette advertising will be stopped in the next few months when the C8 mid-engine Corvette finally makes its formal appearance to the world.
Photo Credit: Ernesto Amador
What was once available for rent will soon be available to buy.
Hertz has been celebrating its 100th anniversary since last August with 100 special Corvette Z06s that customers could rent at select Hertz rental locations.
Now the party is nearly over for Hertz, so you’ll soon be able to buy one of these special Corvettes for your very own.
Photo Credit: Corvette Racing / Twitter
Corvette Racing knew they had their work cut out for them over the Super Sebring weekend when they signed on to race the No.63 C7.R in the WEC’s 1,000 Miles of Sebring in addition to its regular IMSA two-car entries in the grueling Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.
With his latest updates in place, Chazcron has rendered three C8 mid-engine Corvettes into a new 360-degree video. The Red, White and Blue C8s are shown from all sides and a variety of angles to give you the best idea as to what Chevy’s 2020 Corvette might look like.
That blue Corvette render is to die for and is my favorite of three.
Over 12 years ago I wrote a blog post about how to decode a Corvette’s C8 casting numbers and engine stamps. Utilizing my own 1966 Corvette’s 327 small-block, I showed you where to find the specific codes and stamps on the engine and then I utilized several reference guides to determine the originality of the engine.
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Happy Monday, Corvette fans!
We’ve got another great edition for our Midyear Monday image gallery tee’d up and ready to go! This week you can enjoy the sight of 43 Corvettes produced from 1963-1967.
Our featured image comes from our sister website VetteFinders.com and that’s where you’ll find this Red 1965 Corvette Sting Ray for sale.
Before the green flags dropped on Friday night’s WEC 1,000 Miles of Sebring and Saturday’s 2019 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, Corvette Racing’s program manager Doug Fehan talked to Corvette owners and enthusiasts that Friday morning in the Corvette Corral tent.
Doug opened the conversation by talking about the Corvette Racing weekend event on October 24-25 in Hersey, PA.
“Over my dead body,” is how Cadillac President Steve Carlisle answered the question on whether Cadillac would be sharing its 4.2-liter twin-turbo V8 with other GM brands.
We’ve heard this answer before as former president Johan de Nysschen also shot down any notion of the Cadillac Blackwing motor going into a Corvette.
SEBRING, Fla. (March 16, 2019) – Corvette Racing closed its marathon weekend of racing Saturday on the class podium at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, bringing one of the team’s most demanding events to an end.
Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller placed third in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) category of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.