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  1. Global Chevrolet News
    It's time for another Retro Review from MotorWeek and this time the featured car is the 1989 Corvette L98, which doesn't feel quite as retro as you might expect. As MotorWeek put it, this was the Corvette to get to soften the blow of missing out on the ZR1. Powered by the 5.7-liter V8, the L98...
  2. Global Chevrolet News
    Video footage of a camouflaged C8 Corvette has been released by ***********.com showing what sounds like a flat-plane crank V8 revving. The video shows a car on the street, so it's hard to know exactly what it has under the hood, but rumors have long persisted that a higher-performance 'Vette...
  3. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The upcoming Z06 Corvette will benefit from a host of improvements that should combine to give it more of a European supercar feel than the American sportscar feel it currently. Big, sticky Michelins, active aerodynamics, and a special exhaust setup designed to change the pitch of the engine...
  4. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The Fastlane Truck reports that it received an anonymous tip from a GM insider saying that Chevy is working on a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 for duty in one of its trucks. Information is scarce, but the tipster said that the engine was slated for use in a "high-performance Tahoe and/or Silverado...
  5. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Citing a leaked document that it did not choose to share, Hagerty reports that the Corvette, like the rest of GM's lineup, will be delayed. That means that the several hotter trims of the Corvette will be delayed, too. It's hard to parse what is speculation and what can supposedly be attributed...
  6. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The next Corvette Z06 will feature a wing that dwarfs the current ZR1's wing, according to a report from GM Authority. Citing unnamed sources familiar with the Z06 project, the publication claims that the wing will create more downforce than the ZR1's chonky wing, while generating less...
  7. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The Corvette is set to go full hypercar if the latest rumors from Motor Trend are to be believed. Unnamed sources tell the publication that a hybrid powertrain and 900 hp are on tap for the top-of-line Corvette. The publication claims to be getting its information from a senior official within...
  8. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Chevrolet famously said that it wanted to get the Corvette ZR1 around the Nurburgring in less than 7 minutes. It has yet to post an official lap time to that effect. In fact, Chevy has been suspiciously unwilling to post nearly any Nurburgring lap times for the C7. In a new interview with Road...
  9. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Corvette owners are taking Chevrolet to court. A class action suit is proposed against the automaker, saying that some models were sold with wheels that crack, bend, warp, and are not cheap to replace or repair. It started with plaintiff Anthony Nardizzi, Carcomplaints.com reports. He alleges...
  10. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Dale Jr. might be taking the wheel of the Silverado to pace the Daytona 500 in a couple of months, but here's a video of a kindly Canadian putting the 2019 ZR1 through its paces. Sorry. This isn't just any hoser, though. It's longtime sports car racer, Le Mans winner, and Nascar road course...
  11. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The results of Road & Tracks annual Performance Car of the Year (PCOTY) competition are in and the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 has come out on top. The ZR1 had stiff competition this year. Everything from the million dollar hypercar (McLaren Senna) to the European supercar (Ferrari 488 Pista...
  12. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Chevrolet Performance is bringing a trio of hot new crate motors to SEMA, and they're putting them into some pretty cool cars to show them off. The first is a new LT5. It's a 6.2L supercharged V8 that's basically a ZR1 engine. It puts out a staggering 766 hp and 715 lb-ft of torque. It comes...
  13. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Yesterday we pretty much found out what the C8 Corvette will look like, and now we know what it'll sound like thanks to a video uploaded by Jalopnik. The video features the same test cars as yesterday running laps around Germany's fearsome Nurburgring and the sound quality it pretty solid so...
  14. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Go check out the brake rotors on that cool exotic or big performance SUV. Check out all those little tiny holes in them. It's called cross drilling. The holes are supposed to make you stop faster, look more handsome, and leap over tall buildings in a single bound. But how do they work? And more...
  15. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The Hennessey portfolio is a litany of four-digit horsepower figures and ridiculous upgrades. So a production car has to be truly special to impress the staff. Fortunately for all involved, the Corvette ZR1 is a truly impressive machine. With 755 hp, 715 lb-ft of torque, and a verified top...
  16. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Motor Trend's resident hot shoe, Randy Pobst, has allegedly taken down the Willow Springs lap record in the 750 hp Corvette ZR1. That's according to a post over at Corvette Forum citing a photo posted by Pobst with some in-car track timing information, so a measure of skepticism may be healthy...
  17. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Describe your perfect day. Does it include a high-power sports car with looks to kill for? A classic, high-speed track? Yeah, me too. Little wonder then, that Matt Farah found so little to complain during his day with just that combination excellences.  Watch the whole thing below: [via: GM...
  18. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Chevrolet is obsessed with the letter Z. Many of its best performance models start with the 26th letter of our alphabet. Case in point: the Corvette ZR1 and the Camaro ZL1… 1LE. Both are capable of ripping holes in the space-time continuum with their big V8s and comparably big wheels, but...
  19. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Chevy's airbag troubles continue. Earlier today, we shared a video of a Camaro ZL1 whose airbag deployed prematurely (happens to the best of us) and now the Corvette is being recalled for the opposite issue. While unwanted deployment is no doubt bad, failure to deploy altogether is probably...
  20. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The public eye is a strange and capricious thing, but one school of thought that persists teaches that any press is good press. Madonna, Kanye-hell-even the president have all used this simple motto to remarkable effect. So maybe Chevy shouldn't feel too bad about the Corvette it lost this...
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