Corvette

GM to move hand-built engine program

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 14, 2013
From a nondescript building in a quiet industrial park in suburban Detroit, GM has shipped nearly 40,000 hand-built engines for some of the automaker's fastest cars.... Read More »

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

2014 Vetter may be a classic someday

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2013
I suggest keeping an eye on the 2014 C7 Corvette.... Read More »

 

Corvette headlight probe upgraded by feds on 2005-07 models

10:46 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2013
Federal auto safety regulators are upgrading an investigation into 2005-07 Chevrolet Corvettes after complaints that the headlights suddenly stopped working.... Read More »

 

Vette targets new breed of loyalists

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2013
Chevrolet's 2014 Corvette Stingray is improved from the outgoing sixth-generation car by every major measurement: It's faster, more powerful, more refined and more fuel efficient, and has a much better interior.... Read More »

 

MIKE COLIAS

How white-haired 'Vette owners helped shape Stingray's design

3:16 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2013
About four years ago, when GM designers were just starting on the seventh-generation Corvette, Ed Welburn had something of an epiphany while watching his local news.... Read More »

 

'14 Stingray: A treat for loyalists, but aimed at new breed

12:55 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2013
Chevrolet's 2014 Corvette Stingray is improved from the outgoing sixth-generation car by every major measurement: It's faster, more powerful, more refined and more fuel-efficient, and has a much better interior.... Read More »

 

TO GOUGE OR NOT?

Corvette sellers weigh quick profit vs. long-term loyalty

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2013
Chevrolet dealers preparing for the 2014 Corvette Stingray's arrival in early October face a choice between a short-term windfall and long-term loyalty.... Read More »

 

CHARLES CHILD

What the 2014 Corvette's carbon fiber parts mean for the body shop

9:55 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2013
GM engineers cut weight from the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette with aluminum body parts and carbon-fiber reinforced plastic. But body shop technicians at dealerships, take note: the inner and outer halves of the hood and the outer panel of the roof are carbon fiber.... Read More »

 

New 2014 Corvette Stingray gets 29 mpg highway

12:19 pm U.S. ET | July 9, 2013
The 2014 Corvette Stingray will get an EPA estimated 17 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway, General Motors said.... Read More »

 

GM says 2014 Corvette goes 0-60 in 3.8 seconds

10:33 am U.S. ET | June 20, 2013
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray with an available performance package has been rated as the best performing Corvette to date, going 0-60 in 3.8 seconds, GM said today.... Read More »

 

Most powerful Corvette ever

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 3, 2013
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray's 6.2-liter LT1 V-8 has been rated at 455 hp at 6,000 rpm and 460 pounds-feet of torque at 4,000 rpm -- the highest standard-power rating ever for the Corvette. An optional performance-exhaust system boosts the rating up to 460 hp and 465 pounds-feet of torque.... Read More »

 

NEEDED: 'THICK SKIN'

GM designer knows crucial launches produce a love-hate response

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 20, 2013
Chevrolet designer Tom Peters describes the blocky, chiseled front end of the 2014 Silverado pickup as a "fist in the wind." The metaphor also could describe the resolve Peters needs to weather his critics as the lead designer for two of the most closely scrutinized vehicles on the planet: the Silverado and Corvette.... Read More »

 

Chevy aims new Vette at Porsche buyers

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 13, 2013
General Motors and Chevrolet's ad agency, Commonwealth of Detroit, are plotting an ambitious marketing strategy for the 2014 Corvette Stingray, one of GM's biggest launches of the year.... Read More »

 

Corvettes from 2005-2007 being probed over headlight problems

10:21 am U.S. ET | May 10, 2013
Federal auto safety regulators have launched a preliminary investigation into the Chevrolet Corvette from model years 2005 to 2007, citing dozens of complaints that the car's headlights can turn themselves off without warning.... Read More »

 

Base '14 Vette priced at $51,995

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 29, 2013
General Motors has set the base price of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray coupe at $51,995, including shipping, $1,400 more than the outgoing model. The base convertible will be $56,995 with shipping, $1,240 more than its predecessor.... Read More »

 

New Vette's base price set at $51,995, up 3%

12:30 pm U.S. ET | April 26, 2013
GM set the base price of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray coupe at $51,995, including destination charges, $1,400 more than the outgoing model.... Read More »

 

MIKE COLIAS

Why the Stingray's $52K sticker should come with an asterisk

1:55 pm U.S. ET | April 26, 2013
GM resisted the urge to jack up the price on the 2014 Corvette Stingray, despite major enhancements on the seventh-generation sports car. The $51,995* sticker for the coupe is just 1,400 bucks more than the current model, even with its more powerful engine, better fuel economy and vastly improved interior. So why the asterisk?... Read More »

 

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