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  • Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Hertz 100th anniversary edition Photo: Ernesto Amador

    Car rental company Hertz celebrated its 100th anniversary last year with a limited run of specific Chevrolet Corvette Z06 models. Now, the company will part ways with them. That opens up an opportunity for fans to purchase a rare Corvette model since only 100 were made. The company announced Thursday that it will sell the 100 cars at its car sales locations and online. Each of the 100 Corvette Z06 models features a Corvette Racing Yellow exterior color complete with black racing stripes and black wheels. Yellow brake calipers sit behind the glossy black wheels. Not coincidentally, the black...

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    Chevy Camaro, Corvette, and Cadillac ATS, CTS recalled over power steering failure

    Two Chevrolets and two Cadillac cars will be recalled for power steering failure. General Motors will recall later this month the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro and Corvette, and 2016-2018 Cadillac ATS and CTS models for the fault. GM filed documents with the NHTSA on Feb. 7 and said it would begin...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Why the mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette is reportedly delayed

    Sports car fans were ready to see Chevrolet pull the sheet off the mid-engine 2020 C8 Corvette at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit this past January, but it never happened. Numerous rumors suggested the car had been delayed and would debut at its own standalone event...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
    10 things you need to know about the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

    The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is a weapon. It was named Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2019 after it vaporized the competition. It's an all-American supercar with 755 horsepower and 715 pound-feet of torque from its supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 engine. Buyers can choose to #GiveAShift with a...

  • 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette logos via GM-Trucks.com
    Mid-engine Chevrolet C8 Corvette gauge cluster animation, logo leaked

    The 2020 mid-engine Chevrolet C8 Corvette is the subject of two new leaks, and both show the revised Corvette logo for the first time. GM-Trucks.com published both a photo of the new badge and a video of the future sports car's startup animation. The website did not share where it obtained the...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Corvette Final Edition for Europe
    2019 Chevrolet Corvette Final Edition lands in Europe

    Chevrolet Europe has launched the 2019 Corvette Final Edition in the old world, and it could mark the beginning of the C7-generation's parade lap. The brand revealed the Final Edition car on Wednesday and said its appointments will be available for either the Corvette Grand Sport or Z06 coupes. The...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Corvette Drivers Series special editions

    This past Friday, Chevrolet ushered not one, but four special-edition Corvettes into the world. The brand unveiled the 2019 Corvette Grand Sport Drivers Series editions ahead of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, and each comes with its own Corvette Racing-inspired style. Chevrolet had four of its Corvette Racing drivers work with designers to create their own 2019 Corvette Grand Sport models and each wears distinct colors. Perhaps disappointingly, the cars don't receive any extra performance enhancements, but they can be optioned for the 1LT, 2LT, and 3LT trims. The Tommy Milner Edition is finished in...

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    1990 Chevy Corvette ZR-1, the "Corvette From Hell": 100 Cars That Matter

    They called it “King of the Hill”—and when it emerged in 1990, the Chevy Corvette ZR-1 would forever reformat what drivers thought about GM’s ever-evolving sports car. In the 1950s, the Chevy Corvette staked out a new performance frontier for General Motors. In the 1960s...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Drivers Series leaked
    2019 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Drivers Series special edition hiding in plain sight

    Chevrolet is set to announce a special-edition Corvette on Friday at its preview event for the weekend's 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona, where the Corvette Racing team will be competing, but details on the car have already surfaced via a Daytona International Speedway mobile phone app. The new special...

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    Rumored 2019 Corvette special edition could be last with engine up front

    Chevrolet is set to introduce its highly anticipated mid-engine Corvette later this year. The new car represents the eighth generation of the Corvette line and its arrival will likely mark the end of the nameplate's front-engine era. This means a special-edition Corvette that Chevy is rumored to be...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, 2019 Detroit auto show
    Brothers from Tremec mothers: 2020 Shelby GT500 and mid-engine Corvette reportedly have same transmission

    The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 that made its debut on Monday at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit and the forthcoming mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette may share one major component. Road & Track on Monday reported on a newsletter that appears to evidence the fact both...

  • Jay Leno and his 1957 Chevrolet Corvette
    Jay Leno's 1957 Chevrolet Corvette is C1 perfection

    The original Corvette is still one of the best generations of America's sports car. Jay Leno happens to own one, a 1957 example, and it is a shinning example of what makes the C1 so cool. The car Leno owns was originally ordered by an American solider stationed in Korea, and he just happened to...

  • Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Lego Technic kit

    Car enthusiasts and Lego fans, a new kit is available to keep you occupied. The latest Lego Technic kit depicts none other than the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 and it's officially on sale. Perhaps it's a good time to return an unwanted gift and instead pick up something truly desired. When fully assembled, the Lego Corvette measures 11 inches long and 4 inches wide. In total, 579 Lego pieces make up the Corvette ZR1. It's finished in an orange color that recalls the car's Sebring Orange Metallic hue. The various components even include visible moving pistons for the replica 6.2-liter LT5...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    GM trademarks "Zora" name once again

    General Motors has filed yet again to trademark the "Zora" name, which has fueled rumors the mid-engine C8 Corvette will wear the nameplate. The Drive discovered the trademark filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, which the automaker filed on Dec. 12. It's not the first time GM...

  • 2001 Chevrolet Corvette retro rebody by AAT
    Rebodied C5 Corvette Z06 is retro in all the right places

    Back in 2001, a company by the name of Advanced Automotive Technologies (AAT) built a small number of coach-built cars based on the C5 Chevrolet Corvette platform, and one of them will soon head to auction. This is a 2001 Corvette Z06 with a completely new fiberglass body that recalls the original...

  • Mid-engine C8 Corvette power door patent
    Mid-engine Corvette may sport intelligent power doors

    The mid-engine C8 Corvette could feature some nifty power doors if a new patent sheds any light on the feature. First published to the MidEngineCorvette Forum and reported by The Drive last Friday, the patent describes trick power doors for the driver and passenger to take advantage of. While power...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
    2019 Chevrolet Corvette preview

    All talk in Corvette circles right now is over the mid-engine C8 generation expected for 2020, but the C7 generation currently on sale offers plenty of thrills, especially with 2019 seeing the return of the storied ZR1 badge. Yes, there's a Corvette ZR1 currently on sale, and we loved it so much we...

  • 1969 Chevrolet Corvette with L88 big-block V-8
    Pair of aces: Two 1969 L88 Corvettes head to auction as a matched set

    Big-block-powered Corvettes always fetch healthy sums at classic-car auctions, but rarely does an L88 cross the auction block, let alone two. Mecum will sell off a pair of C3 L88 Corvettes at its upcoming Kissimmee (Florida) auction. A 1969 Corvette coupe and a 1969 Corvette convertible, both...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    The mid-engine C8 Corvette will not snap necks at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, but a new report claims the sports car will debut in all its glory next summer. The summer 2019 reveal comes from a GM Authority report on Thursday. Sources told the publication the mid-engine Corvette will skip the auto show circuit and instead debut at a standalone event. It's not out of the ordinary because Chevrolet held a massive launch event for the 2016 Camaro lineup, too. We could see the car as early as this May, according to the publication's source, but a more exact date...

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    2019 Chevrolet Corvette lineup gets price hike

    Those in the market for a 2019 Chevrolet Corvette will find price increases for the sports car in the weeks to come. According to a report from Corvette Blogger on Monday, every C7-generation Corvette variant is in for a price increase that ranges from $405 to $2,500. Specifically, base Corvette...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Mid-engine Corvette reportedly not debuting at 2019 Detroit auto show

    The 2020 mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette will not make its debut at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, according to a new report. Those eagerly awaiting the most revolutionary Corvette in decades will need more patience, it seems. GM Authority reported the information Monday...

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    Germany's Bitter plans Corvette-based shooting brake

    Bitter is a German tuner of Opel cars that made its mark on the world in the 1970s when it produced a shooting brake called the CD. The car was based on an Opel sedan and came with a Chevrolet V-8, and it had the full blessing of General Motors, which owned Opel at the time. In fact, legendary GM...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8.R race car spy shots
    2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8.R tests at Sebring, shoots flames

    The new race car based on the yet-to-be-revealed mid-engined C8 Chevrolet Corvette has been spotted. Prototypes have been undergoing tests at major racetracks under the cover of darkness in order to hide their details, and a video of one of the test sessions, taken at Florida's Sebring...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Corvette engine hatch cover patent image
    GM patents mid-engine Corvette hatch with cooling techniques

    As if we hadn't received enough evidence Chevrolet has a mid-engine Corvette in the pipeline, a new General Motors patent details an engine cover hatch especially for mid-engine and rear-engine cars. The patent is titled "Venting Module for Vehicle Compartment Cover Assembly" and was first...

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