Corvette enthusiasts and sports car fans all over the world have been waiting to see the new Corvette, and Chevrolet unveiled it this morning at the Detroit Auto Show. As you can see from the photos, the new design is stunning and we’re pretty confident that this will be a big hit for Chevy and GM. This sexy beast goes on sale in the third quarter of 2013.
The 2014 Corvette Stingray is the most powerful standard model ever, with an estimated 450 horsepower (335 kW) and 450 lb.-ft. of torque (610 Nm). It also accelerates from 0-60 in less than four seconds, and Chevy expects it to be the most fuel-efficient Corvette, exceeding the EPA-estimated 26 mpg of the current model.
Chevrolet decided to bring back the iconic Stingray name with this all-new corvette.
“Stingray is one of the hallowed names in automotive history,” said Ed Welburn, GM vice president of global design. “We knew we couldn’t use the Stingray name unless the new car truly lived up to the legacy. The result is a new Corvette Stingray that breaks from tradition, while remaining instantly recognizable as a Corvette the world over.”
Here’s a great photo of a classic Stingray in the background.
Here’s another great photo, with the all-new C7 with the prior 6 Corvette body types in the background.
The Corvette is one of the most iconic American nameplates, and frankly it’s very gratifying to see GM triumphantly introducing the newest version of this sports car that many of us have admired since we were kids. We can’t wait to drive one!
Okay, so maybe it’s not exactly magic, but Chevy is keen to let people know that their new mini car has a few tricks up its sleeves. In the first of a planned video series highlighting the Spark’s standout features, a group of wizards are caught under the spell of its easy-to-park size. We’re definitely interested to find out more about the Spark in the coming months, because we think it’s a unique addition to the Chevy fleet, but here’s hoping that the other features are a little more, well, magical.
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We’re kicking off our Picture of the Day feature with one of our model beautiful and popular models – the lovely Brittany Myers. Here we have Brittany posing next to a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Yenko S/C, showing off her hot legs in her high heels as the Florida sun shines down and lights up her blonde hair.
Check out our review of the 2012 Chevrolet Volt, the plug-in hybrid that is garnering a ton of attention. As you can see from the slideshow above, the styling is excellent on this vehicle.
It’s going to be fascinating to see how the Volt and other plug-in hybrids do in the marketplace. Cost is obviously a factor, but as more manufacturers put out electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, we should see the costs coming down.
The 2012 Chevrolet Equinox FWD LTZ is a sleek crossover with options that rival popular luxury brands. We spent a week behind the wheel of an Equinox, so stay tuned for our full review. In the meantime, check out the gallery below of our test model.