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Like Father, Like Son: GM’s Mark Reuss Named Company President

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Mark Reuss, General Motors’ global product boss and fan of the Chevrolet Camaro and Corvette (especially the ZR1), was named GM president on Thursday morning, replacing Dan Ammann in that vacated role. Ammann left the president’s chair in November to head up GM’s Cruise self-driving car unit, leading GM to discuss scrapping the role of president. Suffice it to say it had second thoughts. In the 54-year-old Reuss, the automaker has a product-focused company lifer whose attention hasn’t strayed since joining back in 1983.

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 can be yours for $49.99, some assembly required

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Car enthusiasts and Lego fans, a new kit is available to keep you occupied. The latest Lego Technic kit depicts none other than the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 and it's officially on sale. Perhaps it's a good time to return an unwanted gift and instead pick up something truly desired. When fully assembled, the Lego Corvette measures 11 inches long and 4 inches wide. In total, 579 Lego pieces make up the Corvette ZR1. It's finished in an orange color that recalls the car's Sebring Orange Metallic hue.

2019 Chevrolet Corvette preview

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - All talk in Corvette circles right now is over the mid-engine C8 generation expected for 2020, but the C7 generation currently on sale offers plenty of thrills, especially with 2019 seeing the return of the storied ZR1 badge.

The Most Popular Automobile Stories of 2018

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - As far as total interest goes, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado by far crushed the completion to take top honors in this year’s popularity contest, while the next two spots were claimed by SUVs, specifically Toyota’s all-new RAV4 and the upcoming 2020 Cadillac Escalade. Trucks pop up on the rest of the list, too, but the AMG GT sedan and Corvette ZR1 are present and accounted for.

2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The all-new ZR1 collates the most refined principles from the classic go-faster school of thought — racing-derived aerodynamics, ultra sticky tires, massive brakes, and insane power — to give us a perfect summary of the past century.

OnStar Thought We Crashed a Corvette ZR1. We Were only Lapping It. (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Automobile contributor and championship-winning pro race-car driver Andy Pilgrim puts a lot of cars on the NCM Motorsports Park road course in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Recently, though, he had an amusing experience while turning laps around the challenging 3.

Chevy now sells 4 different Corvettes, and we’ve driven them all — here's how they compare

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Chevrolet now produces four different versions of the seventh-generation Corvette, as well as hardtop, targa, and convertible options. I've driven 'em all: the Stingray, the Grand Sport, the Z06, and the ZR1.