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Month: July 2011

GMI Gets a Week with the Volt

For all of you followers of the Volt, the online GM media tracker GMinsidenews.com got a week with Chevy’s lime lit electric vehicle. The consensus is, not surprisingly, that it’s a great car, and a very worthy adversary of the Leaf and Prius. The author of the article, Nick Saporito—an editor for the online company, […]

2011 Corvette Stats Released

The GM Corvette Assembly Plant just released statistics on 2011 Corvettes produced. A total of 13,596 were manufactured. Number of cars produced for each color are: 1) Black (2,891)2) Torch Red (2,264)3) Crystal Red (1,419)4) Supersonic Blue (1,417)5) Cyber Gray (1,197)6) Arctic White (1,133)7) Blade Silver (1,037)8) Velocity Yellow (867)9) Inferno Orange (790)10) Jetstream Blue […]

2011 CORVETTE Z06: AN INCOMPARABLE PERFORMER WITH NEW PERFORMANCE AND APPEARANCE PACKAGES

Source:GM Media The Z06 is a Corvette like no other. With its racing-inspired powertrain and suspension features, along with an aluminum frame and carbon fiber fenders and floor panels, it delivers exceptional levels of capability and technology. And with a curb weight of only 1440 kg (3175 lbs), it’s the lightest, best-balanced Corvette model and […]

Corvette Performance Reaches Higher in 2012

Interior enhancements, new performance packages highlight upgrades 2011-04-28 DETROIT – Chevrolet announced today that it will once again elevate Corvette’s performance capabilities with a series of improvements for the 2012 model year that improve on-track performance and on-road comfort. They include enhancements to the high-performance Z06 and ZR1 models as well as interior upgrades across […]

The Updated, Renovated, 2012 Corvette

We already know all about the 2012 Centennial Edition Corvette, which, with it’s gorgeous custom paint work, wheels, and other touches is exciting in and of itself. In addition to this Centennial Edition, we–as Corvette enthusiasts–have also already seen what the 2012 ZR1 is able to do on the Nurburgring. The new 2012 Model ZR1 […]

Corvette Centennial Edition

Almost exactly 100 years ago Louis Chevrolet, a Swiss-born mechanic and racecar driver, founded Chevrolet Motor Car Company on November 8, 1911. He competed in the Indianapolis 500 and after working for Buick for a little more than four years, began designing his own cars while racing. He raced with his brother and a few […]

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