March 6, 2014
- One of the common defenses of the Chevrolet Corvette when it's compared against its European and Japanese competitors is that the price makes the 'Vette a bargain for its neck-snapping performance. That equation is changing, slightly. While it still undercuts many rivals, Chevrolet is raising the cost of its halo model due to high demand. Prices for the 2014 Corvette have risen by $2,000 for both the coupe and convertible. The Z51 package is now a $4,000 option, an increase of $1,200. With the...
- Early extraction of milestone car.
- Finish the following sentence: “The only General Motors product to consistently meet or beat the imported competition over the past twenty years has been the ______." No, not the Malibu Eco! The Corvette! I was part of the team at Road&Track that chose the Corvette as the Performance Car Of The Year. Believe me, the […]
- Only cars built after March 3 are subject to the price change.
- Chevrolet’s latest Corvette has seen strong sales out of the gate, and now the brand is reacting by raising the base price by $2,000. Originally the car carried a base price of $51,995 (including destination), but Chevrolet spokesman Otie McKinley has confirmed that the base price is set to jump up to $53,995. Customers interested in... more
- Chevrolet is reportedly raising the U.S. prices for its Corvette Stingray coupe and convertible, including the Z51 package. These hikes won't affect customers who have already placed an order, however. The company says that demand now far exceeds its initial forecasts, especially when it comes to the Z51, so it had no choice but to sell the Corvette Stingray at a higher price. In the U.S., the coupe will go from $51,000 to $53,000 (Z51: $57,000), while the convertible will jump to $58,000...
March 5, 2014
- Barrett-Jackson to auction off the first 2015 Corvette Z06.
- Nearly all of Tuesday was dedicated to retrieving the '62.
March 4, 2014
- Two classic Corvettes re-emerged Monday from a giant sinkhole that gobbled up those and six other prized vehicles still trapped beneath the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky. Workers in a cage painstakingly hooked straps around the cars before a crane slowly hoisted them one by one from the enormous pit that opened up last month. Onlookers cheered after each car was rescued, but the joy was more subdued for the second car, which had more extensive damage.