We dive into the history of the Chevrolet Corvette at a special 60th anniversary exhibit at the Petersen Automotive Museum. Come join contributing editor Csaba Csere as he explores the rich history of the iconic sports car on an new episode of Car and Driver: Tested. Check out the Corvettes in this episode: 1953 Corvette [...]
Chief Cheerleader Mike Yager driving XP-819 Rear Engine Corvette onto the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance as a drivable chassis! It sounds great and looks even better!
In 1964 General Motors engineers built an experimental Corvette called the XP-819. Now it is being restored by a team of automotive craftsmen in Valley Stream, N.Y.
Joining other Corvettes on the beach in Daytona Beach Florida in February of 1957 was Chevrolet Corvette SR2 Beach Racer specifically built for racing. It was designed by GM Design chief, Bill Mitchell and maintained by Smokey Yunick. The car was the test bed for Rochester Fuel Injection system. It was driven on the beach [...]
DtRockstar1 puts together episode two of GM Concepts. This episode features the legendary Corvette Mako Shark concept car, which inspired the design for the C2 Corvette Stingray. This was one of many Corvette concept cars created for then GM designer, Bill Mitchell. There is a very entertaining story with this car!
This is the first episode of GM Concepts, featuring the 1990 Corvette CERV III and the Corvette Indy concept cars at the GM Heritage Center. The CERV III was a mid-engined twin turbo V8 experimental that didn’t make production, but some of the technology was carried on into the next generation of Corvettes.
During the National Corvette Museum’s 15th anniversary, Tom Peters unveiled the Corvette Stingray Concept car. It is a running show car as he drove it outside for better pictures.
The GM Corvette Stingray concept has a conceptual hybrid powertrain and iPhone app-like downloads, it represents a merger of GM design and technology from the past, present and future. Visit Jalopnik to learn more about it.
General Motors recruited engineer and race car driver, Zora Arkus Duntov, to help them inject some performance into their brands. Duntov wanted to make the Corvette competitive with sports cars from Europe like Ferrari and Maserati. To gain respect it needed to win on the track. He organized a team to build the SS or [...]