2023 Corvette Z06 Reveal

October 26, 2021 - Corvette, Features, Sports/Muscle Cars

Music to a Car Guy’s Ears by Brendan R. Appel Chevrolet just wrapped up their introduction of the long-awaited, performance oriented, Z06 Corvette. Available both as a coupe or hard-top convertible, this is the first variant of the C8 Corvette to be officially acknowledged, and…

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2020 C8 With Harlan Charles

March 7, 2020 - Corvette, Features, Sports/Muscle Cars

Inside the 2020 C8 Corvette with Corvette Product Manager Harlan Charles by Brendan Appel During the very busy 25th Anniversary celebration of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky (right across the street from the Corvette factory), Corvette Product Manager Harlan Charles took time…

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2020 Corvette Stingray: an Insane Value

August 16, 2019 - Corvette, Features

Why the C8 Corvette is an Incredible Value and What You Should Order by Brendan R. Appel Yesterday, Chevy finally released the official pricing on the C8 2020 Corvette Stingray coupe, delivering on its launch-date promise of starting under $60,000.  Thus, the 1LT trim base…

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Why You Might Want at Least a 2LT Trim 2020 C8 Corvette

August 15, 2019 - Corvette, Features

by Brendan Appel Here’s all the things you’ll miss just getting a 1LT 2020 C8 Corvette If you’re considering ordering a new 2020 Corvette and are wondering whether to spring for the 2LT ($7,290) or 3LT package ($11,950), watch our in-depth video below about all…

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Chevy’s Huge Mistake on the C8 Manual (and Its Misleading Stats on C7 Take Rates)

August 3, 2019 - Corvette, Features

Chevy is Missing a Huge Demographic Link and Using Bad Statistics to Justify Its Exclusion of a Manual for the C8 Corvette by Brendan R. Appel An update appears at the end of this story. A recent Car and Driver headline blares, “The Real Reason the New C8 Corvette…

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Chevy Hits a Home Run with the C8 Corvette (but missed the grand slam)

July 22, 2019 - Corvette, Features

This mid-engine supercar screams for a manual transmission by Brendan R. Appel You could say the mid-engine Corvette has been in “development” since the 1950’s when chief engineer and “father of the Corvette” Zora Arkus-Duntov began development of the mid-engine concept CERV-1 (Chevrolet Experimental Research…

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Ron Fellows Corvette Track School at Spring Mountain

June 28, 2019 - Corvette, Features

 A Motorsports Oasis in the Desert by Brendan R. Appel Nestled a mere hour west of bustling Las Vegas, Nevada lies a Mecca for motoring enthusiasts. While the town of Pahrump offers its own vices of casinos and even legal bordellos, for the auto enthusiast…

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20 Things We Love About the C7 Corvette

June 5, 2019 - Corvette, Features

by Brendan R. Appel With the introduction of the Corvette C8 just around the corner, this is the perfect time to revisit why we love the C7 so much.  Sure, there’s the looks, the power and the handling that all punch above the Vette’s price-class, but…

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The 2019 Corvette ZR1 – Back on Top

November 13, 2017 - Corvette, Features

by Brendan Appel Chevrolet Sends the Front-Engined Vette Out with a Bang Chevy officially confirmed its 2nd worst-kept Corvette secret yesterday as it announced that come next spring, a 7th-generation ZR1 will be born. While some details were leaked earlier this week, today’s release confirms…

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