According to Automotive News, sales of sports cars are down almost 10% this year. Even the iconic Chevrolet Corvette, with is super swoopy space age syling, is suffering a sales decline of nearly 14% so far this year. Mustang and Camaro sales are down. Sales of the iconic Porsche 911 are off by 7%. The […]
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Have you been dreaming about an electric Corvette that goes 200 MPH and costs more than a house? This is what you’ve been waiting for!
The Detroit News reports that a mid-engine Corvette is on the way and will be revealed in 2018. Will the Corvette faithful accept a mid-engine car?
It was a historic weekend for Honda, Panoz, and Ligier, and a fitting swan song for the dominant Corvette DP cars … but how did it all play out? We have the Daytona results here.
Chevrolet has trademarked the names Corvette E-Ray and E-Ray. Does that mean an electric Corvette is planned? Maybe, if only to compete with Porsche.
Unfortunately, it’s not “almost here” in the way that we have any actual photos to share, but Genovation Cars tells us that it is almost done with the prototype of a high-performance, 100%-electric Corvette it is calling the Genovation Extreme Electric (GXE). For the gearhead-gone-electrichead among you, I imagine you just drooled on your shirt. Keep […]
Once again the 4th of July is here, and whether you’re a Deadhead tripping face to Fare Thee Well Tour in Chicago, or a truck-drivin’ ‘Murican whose Independence Day plans include blowing stuff up and racially insensitive jokes, let’s take a day to celebrate living in this glorious country. Sure, America is far from perfect, […]
The UAE state of Dubai can claim to have the 6th highest number of millionaires per capita in the world, and many of them drive high-powered supercars that would leave your typical American police cruiser way, way behind. So the Dubai police department has enlisted a number of supercars of its own, and recently added […]
Just what can keep up with the Dual Motor Tesla Model S P85D? Well the Corvette Stingray does its best in this next video.
The incredible turbine-powered Corvette built in 1978 by Vince Granatelli will be offered for sale at the Barrett-Jackson auction soon.
With an all-new Chevy Volt lined up to debut in a few short weeks, GM has rolled out yet another teaser of their plug-in hybrid…and they really held back.
GM has already teased the new 2016 Chevy Volt thrice now, and the latest word is that the hybrid halo car will share the same design DNA as the new Corvette
The folks at Car & Driver have sources who are telling them the new Toyota-BMW sports car may cost more than a Corvette. To put that in perspective, the starting price of a new C7 Corvette Stingray is $54,995. The two companies have been talking about making a sports car together since 2012, but very […]
GM’s new 8-speed automatic transmission, known internally as 8L90, will be introduced shortly on the 2015 Corvette, giving it up to 29 MPG on the highway. But its use won’t stop there. According to IHS Automotive, as many as 200,000 8-speed transmission units may be fitted to the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks in […]
Packing 455 horsepower, an aluminum chassis, and a whole host of performance-enhancing features, the new Chevy Corvette Stingray has also mixed in features that give it the same fuel economy as many midsize sedans. The latest addition to this fuel efficiency arsenal is an 8-speed automatic transmission which boosts highway milage to 29 MPG. So […]
Yesterday’s Battle of the Brickyard at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway started with the HPD ARX-03b Hondas start 1st and 2nd, but it was a Corvette race.
This year’s Mobil 1 Sports Car Grand Prix at Mosport has already served up some surprises for DP and the DeltaWing camps, but the best is yet to come!
The race hasn’t even started, but Boris Said and the DeltaWing team are a having rough Mosport. Said was in a horrible crash, and the Deltawing caught fire!
Cars.com has been doing a survey that determines which cars are actually “American made”. The answer is…..not many.
Up on Craigslist is a combination Corvette and Volkswagen TDI drivetrain that delivers 55 MPG and about 120 horsepower. Are TDI muscle cars a thing now?