January 17, 2009

Ron Fellows Corvette GT1 Signature Series

Tom Wallace Chief engineer, Corvette, introduces the new Ron Fellows GT1 Championship Z06 corvette at the Chicago Auto Show. Gorgeous edition, isn't it?

2009 Callaway Corvette - MotorWeek Road Test

Powerfully engineered cars have been the mantra of Callaway cars for over a generation, and these tests of their twin-turbo and supernatural Chevrolet Corvettes over the years leave no doubt of their expertise. Watch this video of the road test and enjoy:
The Callaway Corvette and the C16 represent very different levels of performance and price, but with the same pedigree. Both cars transcend their Corvette roots, and give credence to Callaway Car's claim of being a specialty manufacturer, not merely a tuner. Matching or besting Chevy's factory Hot Rods is no small feat - and that's powerfully engineered, indeed!

1989 Corvette ZR1 "Snake Skinner" at 2009 Barrett-Jackson

This 1989 Corvette ZR1 was the personal driver for GM's John Heinricy who looked for ways to make the car lighter. The Corvette was powered by a special Black version of the LT-5 Mercury Marine V8. The Corvette sold a the 2009 Barrett-Jackson auction for $160,000