CHEVY/CORVETTE: LS ENGINE GUIDE!

Daniel Strohl and our friends at Hemmings sort out one of the world’s most successful engine series in this easy-to-digest CHEVY/CORVETTE: LS ENGINE GUIDE! Just as the original Ed Cole-design Chevrolet small-block V-8 launched an era of American performance upon its introduction in the mid-1950, so did the LS-series third-generation small-block Chevrolet V-8 when it launched a quarter-century ago. And just as the original SBC spawned dozens of variants over its decades-long lifespan, so did...
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1963–1967 VETTE: STING RAY BUYER’S GUIDE!

1963–1967 VETTE: STING RAY BUYER’S GUIDE!
Sajeev Mehta and our friends at Hagerty condense everything you have always wanted to know about C2 Corvettes into this 1963-1967 VETTE: STING RAY BUYER’S GUIDE! A great number of Corvette enthusiasts – myself included - consider the 1963-1967 Sting Rays to represent Chevrolet’s two-seat sports car’s pinnacle of styling and performance. From the head-turning Fuelie and Z06 split-window coupe, above, in 1963 to the big-block 427/435 tri-power and L88s in 1967, mid-year Sting Rays had it all. Whe...
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CORVETTE CHIEFS: ZORA ARKUS-DUNTOV

CORVETTE CHIEFS: ZORA ARKUS-DUNTOV
Corvette historian and illustrator Scott Teeters blogs about the men who made the Corvette America’s Sports Car. This is part 1 of a series: CORVETTE CHIEFS: ZORA ARKUS-DUNTOV. Duntov carried the heart and soul of the Corvette into racing and created an American legend. Arguably, there had never been a chief engineer of an American car the likes of Zora Arkus-Duntov. When Duntov was hired to work at Chevrolet on May 1, 1953, the 43-year-old European-trained engineer brought a background...
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C8 SWEEPSTAKES: WIN A CORVETTE

C8 SWEEPSTAKES: WIN A CORVETTE
C8 SWEEPSTAKES: WIN A CORVETTE anchors the Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation’s annual fundraising efforts in 2020. 2020 is a year when helping everyone is simply the right thing to do. Yeah, maybe you’re not totally on board with things that are being suggested, but in the end, if your efforts don’t do any harm and just might even do some good, why not go all in? All in is what the Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation has done with its anchor fundraising venture, a C8 SWEEPSTAKES: WIN A CORVETTE...
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ZORA ARKUS-DUNTOV: GODFATHER OF THE CORVETTE

ZORA ARKUS-DUNTOV: GODFATHER OF THE CORVETTE
Our friends at MID AMERICA MOTORWORKS pay tribute to ZORA ARKUS-DUNTOV: GODFATHER OF THE CORVETTE, the man responsible for America’s first real sports car. Zora Arkus-Duntov was a brilliant engineer who transformed the Corvette from a stylish sports car into a legendary high-performance machine. Arkus-Duntov was born in 1909 and raised in Saint Petersburg, Russia. After the Russian Revolution, the family immigrated to Berlin, Germany where he earned an engineering degree from Charlottenburg Tec...
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CORVETTE: CHASSIS THAT ZORA BUILT

CORVETTE: CHASSIS THAT ZORA BUILT
Part 2 of Scott Teeters’ excellent Corvette history series dives deep into Zora Arkus-Duntov’s finest moments, starting with the iconic split-window Sting Ray. When the ‘63 Sting Ray made its public debut in September 1962, it was a total, “WOW!” And it wasn’t just the Corvette’s stunning new looks; it was the all-new CORVETTE: CHASSIS THAT ZORA BUILT. By late 1959, Zora Arkus-Duntov, http://www.corvettereport.com/founding-fathers-pt-4-corvette-godfather-zora-arkus-duntov/ was in charge of Corve...
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’20 CORVETTE: C8 INTRO VIDEO!

’20 CORVETTE: C8 INTRO VIDEO!
‘20 Corvette Stingray – opening reveal video and on-stage introduction of the first production mid-engine Corvette ever. The opening ’20 CORVETTE: C8 INTRO VIDEO! of the live reveal brings together the new Corvette Stingray’s aeronautical roots and new levels of performance, technology and craftsmanship to introduce the first-ever production mid-engine Corvette.   Check out ’20 CORVETTE: C8 INTRO VIDEO! @https://media.chevrolet.com/media/us/en/chevrolet/bcportal.html/currentVideoId/6...
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CHASSIS HISTORY PART 1: 1953-1962 CORVETTE!

CHASSIS HISTORY PART 1: 1953-1962 CORVETTE!
Corvette historian and illustrator Scott Teeters starts off his Corvette history series with the chassis that Maurice Olley & Mauri Rose built. And, the start of Zora Arkus-Duntov’s involvement. The late legendary SCCA Corvette racing champion, Frank Dominanni, left, with Jan Hyde, with his original '60 Corvette Fuelie that he's owned since new. Hyde runs the Registry Of Corvette Race Cars. Corvettes are kind of like a beautiful woman. Sure, she’s a beauty, but is she smart and athletic? Fr...
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’69 CORVETTE ZL1: TRIBUTE WITH PERSONAL TOUCHES!

’69 CORVETTE ZL1: TRIBUTE WITH PERSONAL TOUCHES!
Historical ZL1 background info plus George Haddad’s stunning alloy-engined Corvette Tribute.To understand the importance and uniqueness of George Haddad’s ‘69 Corvette ZL1 Tribute, top, you have to go back to late-1968. Hot Rod magazine broke the ZL1 Corvette story in the December 1968 issue with an unforgettable all-aluminum big-block 427 engine wearing bright yellow headers, above, on its cover. Haddad built this ZL1 Tribute at his shop, http://www.fabulousrestorations.com/ Exact production n...
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’19 CORVETTE ZR1: IT’S GOOD TO BE KING!

’19 CORVETTE ZR1: IT’S GOOD TO BE KING!
America’s sports car morphs into a contender for international Supercar honors. In Dubai, United Arab Emirates, today, Chevrolet introduced the ‘19 Corvette ZR1, a supercar that boosts Corvette’s performance heritage with the highest power, greatest track performance and most advanced technology in its production history. “I’ve never driven a Corvette like this before, and nobody else has either, because there’s never been one like this before,” said Mark Reuss, executive vice president, Glo...
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