Tag Archives: Stingray

Your Ridiculously Awesome Corvette Stingray Wallpaper Is Here

This weekend, our featured wallpaper is just plain peaceful — with the photo lighting, can you just imagine driving off into the sunset behind the wheel of this car (at high speeds)?

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7-Speeds Of Manual Goodness, Then What?

7-Speeds Of Manual Goodness, Then What?

We talk often about the "death of the manual", but is it really dead? Or is it just momentarily dormant as the 6-speed slowly peters out and the 7-speed ramps up? I wish. More than likely, these +1 gear’d anomalies will remain just that; anomalies. Beautiful looking, amazing handling, anomalies.

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The New Corvette Stingray Will Come With Built-In Instant Replay

The New Corvette Stingray Will Come With Built-In Instant Replay

You can brag to your friends about the amazing weekend you had at the track all you want, but without a witness, you might as well be boasting about that monstrous fish that got away. So for the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, GM is including what it calls its Performance Data Recorder which overlays telemetry, speed, and location data over a 72oP video recording of everywhere you’ve driven—basically giving you instant replay of your hoonage so you can back up your bragging.

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Another damn Corvette drive

Another damn Corvette drive

I drove the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray through Virginia’s nether regions to avoid the living death that is I-81. Screw the interstate and the dronoids who drive it. Head for the hills.

Read more at Road & Track.

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Cars That Get Surprisingly Worse Gas Mileage Than The 2014 Corvette

Cars That Get Surprisingly Worse Gas Mileage Than The 2014 Corvette

Getting 29 MPG highway out of a car like the is a telling sign of how far we’ve come, and how efficiency and fun don’t need to be mutually exclusive. Even if they’re sort of cheating to get there, it’s all worth it to be able to say "Why did I get a Corvette over a Matrix? Because fuel economy is important to me."

Imagine the joys to be had of looking disdainfully down (well, probably up, from a ‘Vette seat) at the driver of a Mercedes S400 Hybrid and sneer "I’m glad some of us care about the environment," and then burning rubber from the stoplight.

And if you need any further proof that we’re living in a magical age, check out this comparison of ‘Vettes past:

Cars That Get Surprisingly Worse Gas Mileage Than The 2014 Corvette

And, I know that’s not a 1985 Chevette pictured. It’s a ’78, but I liked it better.