C7 Corvette

  • C7 production at the Corvette plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky

    Those hoping to get a behind-the-scenes look at the Chevrolet Corvette's birthplace--the Bowling Green, Kentucky, manufacturing plant--may need to bump up their travel plans. July 16 will mark the final day for public plant tours at the facility for 18 months. The National Corvette Museum reported the news in a recent email bulletin, and the Corvette team confirmed the news during the NCM's Bash event. The plant's explanation for the hiatus is the disruption caused by the facility's new paint shop, which has been under construction since 2015 to the tune of a $439 million investment. Once the...

  • The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette's assembly line
    2014 Chevrolet Corvette Assembly Teased: Video

    In three days, Chevrolet will reveal the much-anticipated 2014 Corvette to the world, with the unveiling scheduled to take place on Sunday, January 13 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern time. Corvette fans don’t have much longer to wait, but that hasn’t stopped Chevrolet from releasing one last...

  • The LT1 V-8 undergoes production part verification in the Tonawanda Plant
    Building The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette’s LT1 V-8 Engine: Video

    When the new C7 Corvette goes on sale sometime in 2013, base models will come to market with an all-new 6.2-liter LT1 V-8. Chevy says the new engine will make 450 horsepower and 450 pound-feet of torque, including the 400 pound-feet that are on tap between 2,000 and 4,000 rpm. That kind of output...

  • 2014 Chevrolet Corvette (C7) spy shots
    2014 Corvette Production Prep Beginning At Bowling Green Plant

    The word "rumor" doesn't even begin to cover what has been spread around the automotive interwebs about the next-generation 2014 Chevrolet Corvette. But one thing that's not rumor--or at least not worse than inference--is the preparation for production of the C7 that's soon to take place at the...

  • 2014 Chevrolet Corvette (C7) spy shots
    C7 Chevrolet Corvette To Get High-Tech Gauge Cluster?

    Earlier this week we spent some time looking at future product and technologies at GM's Design Center. While security was so tight they made us put a sticker over our iPhone camera, we did spot what we believe could be the C7 Corvette gauge cluster. The focal point of the gauge cluster is a large...

  • 2013 Chevrolet C7 Corvette preview rendering
    2014 Chevrolet Corvette Rumors Sprout Mid-Engine Talk Yet Again

    Despite the fact that GM has previously hinted that the C7 Corvette won't be mid-engined, the rumors of such a plan continue to percolate through the Web's enthusiast aquifer. The latest revives those rumors and mixes in some other familiar details while shaking up the possibility for a...

  • 2013 Chevrolet Corvette (C7) rendering

    General Motors is expected to announce a $100 million upgrade plan for its Chevrolet Corvette plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky, which like many of the automaker’s facilities across the country has fallen by the wayside due to recent bankruptcy proceedings. The information was revealed by people familiar with the matter who said GM’s North American chief, Mark Reuss, could make the announcement as early as tomorrow. The upgrades are most likely in preparation for the introduction of the redesigned ‘C7’ Chevrolet Corvette due either late next year or in early 2013. The...

  • James Robbins' C7 Corvette interpretation
    Rendered: Artist Interprets Chevrolet's Next-Gen Corvette

    The C7 Chevrolet Corvette has been the subject of rampant speculation since the C6 came out, with everything from all-wheel drive to mid-engine orientation supposedly planned. Most of those rumors have been shot down, and we're told the Stingray concept is only a general study in possible...

  • 2009 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Concept
    GM Drawing On Global Designers For C7 Chevrolet Corvette

    The next-generation C7 Chevrolet Corvette may feature a design penned in Europe or China or anywhere else in the world General Motors has a design studio, according to one of the automaker’s top execs. That’s the word from GM's vice president of global design, Ed Welburn, who revealed to...

  • Corvette Stingray Concept split rear window
    Welburn: C7 Corvette To Get Split Rear Window

    The next-generation Chevrolet Corvette is expected to hit the streets in 2012.

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