’19 CORVETTE: MID-ENGINE STINGRAY!

According to Michael Accardi at GM INSIDE NEWS, the myth is real and mid-engined Corvette production is slated for January 2019. Moving the Corvette’s motor to the middle has been an idea General Motors has hung onto ever since Zora Arkus-Duntov almost made it happen in 1960. His mad brilliance has left behind a long legacy of dreamy concepts both from his time at GM and after. Unfortunately, the idea was always dismissed as too expensive and boutique both for the company from an economics stan...
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JAGUAR XJ220: BIG CAT REUNION!

A pride of predatory cats goes on the prowl at the Silverstone Classic and David Brabham is reunited with his class-winning Le Mans car. More than 40 Jaguar XJ220s came together at the Silverstone Classic on July 29th, in a record-breaking reunion to mark the 25th birthday of what was once the fastest production car in the world. The dramatically styled, mid-engined, two-seat Supercar was introduced in 1992. With a top speed of 212.3-mph, it was Jaguar’s quickest road-going car – an accolade it...
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ROAD & TRACK: BRIDGESTONE POTENZA TIRES!

Bridgestone’s Potenza tires delivers maximum performance on the street as well as the track. It’s the do-everything road & track tire. Truth be told, I’m a Bridgestone Potenza tire believer! When it was time to change tires on my ’06 Ford GT a couple of years ago, I went with Bridgestone rather than Goodyear Eagle Supercar FI replacements. While Bridgestone does not make an exact replacement tire for the Ford GT, it offers Potenza Pole Position 265/40 ZR18 (N1 Porsche 911, Y-speed rated)) f...
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CTEK BATTERY CHARGERS: CONNECT & FORGET!

High-tech plug & play chargers insure peak battery performance for all cars, especially exotics and Supercars with difficult to access batteries. Consider one as ‘cheap life insurance for peace of mind.’ You’ve come a long way, baby! When I bought my first trickle charger in the 1970s to keep the battery in my ’67 Corvette convertible at full strength during cold New Jersey winters, it was a multi-pound, steel cased green “brick.” It had a power cord, Charging and Storage warning lights ...
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