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CORVETTE TODAY - Kevin Mackay Talks About The Cunningham Corvette & Bringing It Back To Life

In 1960, Briggs Cunningham took 3 Corvettes to France to race at Le Mans. After that race, the cars were brought back to the United States, put back to original and sold to consumers. The #3 car was recovered about put back to the way it was when it raced in 1960 at Le Mans and is owned by a private owner. https://youtu.be/_g_9Eah8pS8; https://podcasts.adorilabs.com/corve...FbtXiohpLYxLCh The car is owned by Bruce Meyers of the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. But what happened to the car? After a long legal battle, Kevin Mackay from Corvette Repair in Long Island, New York, has been putting this historic Corvette back to it's original 1960 livery for the past year (after it was purchased by Briggs Cunningham's family at auction). Kevin comes back on CORVETTE TODAY to tell the story of the Cunningham Corvette and to tell you when and where you can see this car...with its two siblings! If you love the history of Corvette and its racing past, DO NOT MISS this episode of CORVETTE TODAY. www.CorvetteToday.com
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Corvette Brand Manager, Harlan Charles Talks Everything E-Ray

Corvette Marketing & Brand Manager, Harlan Charles returns to CORVETTE TODAY with your host, Steve Garrett, to talk about the new 2024 Corvette E-Ray. https://youtu.be/3u0WMcgtnWI ; https://podcasts.adorilabs.com/corve...GToHlBAjuBPZxz. Harlan gives us an extensive overview is this revolutionary new Corvette and give us insight never heard before about the upcoming E-Ray. www.CorvetteToday.com
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Corvette Today News & Headlines: Late January, 2023

With the announcement of the 2024 Corvette E-Ray, your CORVETTE TODAY host Steve Garrett, and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger have a lot to tell you about !!! https://youtu.be/734VgDupTBI; https://podcasts.adorilabs.com/corve...UAAEX2obMOXMml
Plus, we get a possible glimpse into the Corvette future with Manny Katakis from Muscle Cars & Truck with what the C9 Corvette could look like. Besides the E-Ray, here are some of the other stories Steve and Keith will discuss....
1. Corvette beats the Porsche 911 as Consumer Reports most satisfying car to own.
2. GM delivers over 9,000 Corvettes in the 4th quarter of 2022
3. Corvette Racing debuts the GT3.R on January 27th at the Rolex 24
4. The Mecum Auction at Kissimmee sells the very first Corvette Sting Ray
5. The National Corvette Museum hosts exhibits to celebrate 70 years of Corvette
All the Corvette E-Ray news you want and need plus much more on next week's CORVETTE TODAY News & Headlines show!
Listen to the podcast, watch the YouTube video, join the Facebook group, sign up for email notifications and shop in the Merchandise Store at: www.CorvetteToday.com
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2023 Corvette Info Including E-Ray, SR & Z06 Pricing, SR & Z06 Visualizers, 70th Anniversary Info, Press Releases for SR & Z06 & Their Build & Price, Order Guides & Visualizers

E-Ray Visualizer: https://visualizer.chevrolet.com/ui?...US&channel=b2c
Official E-Ray Press Release: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-press-release
Official GM E-Ray Pictures: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...and-visualizer
+ 25 KEY E-Ray Components/Factors: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...rs-information
E-Ray Leaked Info/Visualizer: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...tte-e-ray-leak
Z51 & Z06 GM Track Specs: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ecommendations
Z06 BUILD & PRICE: https://www.chevrolet.com/performanc...d-price/config
Z06 Order Guide: https://www.gmfleetorderguide.com/NA...D=22412&type=0
Z06 Pricing Spreadsheet: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...9Chvp%E2%80%9D
Z06 MSRP and Options Pricing: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...freight-charge
2023 SR Build & Price: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...up-and-running
*2023 SR & Z06 Official Owners Manual: https://www.corvetteblogger.com/docs...ersManual.pdf; and,
https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...owner-s-manual
* 2023 GM Bash Major Seminar with HQ video: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ore-bash-video
*2023 Stingray Visualizer: https://visualizer.chevrolet.com/ui?...US&channel=b2c
* COPMPLETE 2023 STINGRAY PRICING: https://www.corvetteactioncenter.com...ion-Center.pdf
*2023 Stingray (ONLY Order Guide: https://www.gmfleetorderguide.com/NA...D=22412&type=0
*70th Anniversary Combined Press Release For SR & Z06: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...iversary-model
*Z06 Press Release: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-press-release
*Z06 Reveal Pictures: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...eveal-pictures
*Z06 Visualizer: https://visualizer.chevrolet.com/ui?...US&channel=b2c
Order Guide (unofficial): https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-action-center
*Z06 vs Z07 Aero Components: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...s-similarities
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    As part of Cadillac’s new product blit, this is the first of one new vehicle being revealed every six months through 2021 model year.

    Originally posted by Media.GM
    Cadillac Shows Brand’s First Fully Electric EV


    Click image for larger version  Name:	3D8FEAD7-F3AE-41B4-9220-D4D63D937714.jpeg Views:	1 Size:	4.42 MB ID:	22813Cadillac Model Will Be The First Of GM's Next-Generation EVs

    2019-01-13

    Cadillac furthered its recent product blitz today with the reveal of the brand’s first EV. This will be the first model derived from GM’s future EV platform. GM announced on Friday that Cadillac will be at the vanguard of the company’s move toward an all-electric future.

    “Cadillac’s EV will hit the heart of the crossover market and meet the needs of customers around the world,” said Steve Carlisle, president of Cadillac. “It will represent the height of luxury and innovation while positioning Cadillac as the pinnacle of mobility.”

    The Cadillac EV’s name and additional details will be revealed closer to launch. Today’s announcement is part of Cadillac’s aggressive product acceleration announced this week — in addition to revealing the all-new XT6 crossover, the company also hinted at both a future Escalade and an upcoming performance sedan. Overall, Cadillac will introduce new models at the rate of roughly one every six months through 2021.

    GM’s future EV platform, which Cadillac will be the first to use, will be flexible, allowing the company to respond quickly to customer preferences with a relatively short design and development lead time. The Cadillac portfolio will eventually benefit from a variety of body styles that can be spun off this architecture.

    The most advanced components within this platform are the drive units and battery cells, both of which are being designed for maximum usability throughout GM vehicle lineups in different countries. The EVs can be configured in front-, rear- or all-wheel drive, and the output of their battery systems will be adjustable based on vehicle and customer needs.
    https://media.cadillac.com/media/us/...photogrid.html
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    One more electric Cadillac picture. I like this look. It is clean, fresh and still all Cadillac.


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    2023 Z06: Hypersonic Gray HTC, two tone blue interior, CCB’s, 3LZ, E60, and with every visible carbon fiber option order-able including wheels. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 24 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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    • #3
      Looking good. Hope this finally brings cadillac the success they have been working for.

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      • #4
        They can keep any vehicle that is purely electric as far as I'm concerned, I can see our electric bills going up astronomically with all of the upgrades that will have to be employed to secure our failing grids. It's going to be interesting when the resale of their electric vehicle diminishes to nothing because they are out of warranty and need a new battery pack and electric motors rewound. That's going to be extremely pricey and I feel the vehicles are going to be worthless. Time will tell.
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        • #5
          Whether we MECF’s as a whole want to own/drive Cadillac electric vehicles or not (and some do as I read it), it is excting to me to see Cadillac design an exciting looking, all electric CUV. I am all for Cadillac being GM’s lead electriic brand, culminating in around the 2023 MY their bringing out a fantastic all electric mid engine sports car.

          The announcment this past Friday that Cadillac would be GM lead electric division, allows Chevy Corvette continue as a combustion engine alternative, and later even the C8 having additionally a hybrid option, e.g., ZORA with electric motors driving its front wheels.

          Seeing Cadillac come out with tonight CUV all electric is all good news as far as we traditional Corvette V8 lovers are concerned. I am also happy for those in our MECF community (and those who are not), who will want to own their good lucking Cadillac CUV.

          I am smiling at tonight’s Cadillac news, and again at what we learned on Friday from Mary Barra.

          2023 Z06: Hypersonic Gray HTC, two tone blue interior, CCB’s, 3LZ, E60, and with every visible carbon fiber option order-able including wheels. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 24 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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          • #6
            I believe most charging for 300 mile ev s will be done in the evenings. The 20 minute 50 or 80 percent recharge story we are hearing from german manufacturers I believe will revolutionize the automotive lamdscape.

            78 percent of all americans drive 38 miles a day...or something like that..its been so long I forgot the exact miles ..

            i believe cadillacs best chance to finally meet the expectations of beating bmw lie in beating tesla..

            t3sla has kicked the german luxury makers butts.

            at least cadillac or rather gm is smart enough to change their target from bmw to tesla...

            thats a good start...

            i am a previous cadillac owner but they annoyed me with their previous presidents statment that raising the prices by 8 grand or more per model would create exclusivity the brand managers were looking for ..

            so basically the previous presidnt stated outloud he was going to try and ripe off customers to try and create exclusivity..

            sorry but thats not a club I wanted to join...and neither did most other previous cadillac owners..

            we left the brand in droves...

            the german brands for the kost oart have a value package lease leader that they do most of their volume in through distributors...and they sell retail to all the dopes who go to the deale network...

            thats my opinion... cadillac couldnt compete because the cadillac value lackage looked like a cheap rental car in value oackage trim...

            hopefully with the ev revolution gm will get the marketing value package right this time...

            lease ev s makes the most sense for the next few years....

            let the technology prove out longer term..

            Makes the most sense..

            ride sharing second teir preowned leasing should allow cadillac to compete on residuals.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by John View Post
              Whether we MECF’s as a whole want to own/drive Cadillac electric vehicles or not (and some do as I read it), it is excting to me to see Cadillac design an exciting looking, all electric CUV. I am all for Cadillac being GM’s lead electriic brand, culminating in around the 2023 MY their bringing out a fantastic all electric mid engine sports car.

              The announcment this past Friday that Cadillac would be GM lead electric division, allows Chevy Corvette continue as a combustion engine alternative, and later even the C8 having additionally a hybrid option, e.g., ZORA with electric motors driving its front wheels.

              Seeing Cadillac come out with tonight CUV all electric is all good news as far as we traditional Corvette V8 lovers are concerned. I am also happy for those in our MECF community (and those who are not), who will want to own their good lucking Cadillac CUV.

              I am smiling at tonight’s Cadillac news, and again at what we learned on Friday from Mary Barra.
              Ok I missed it, what did Miss Mary say?
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              • #8
                Here you go. https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ctric-division
                2023 Z06: Hypersonic Gray HTC, two tone blue interior, CCB’s, 3LZ, E60, and with every visible carbon fiber option order-able including wheels. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 24 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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                • #9
                  It looks like VW also has plans for EVs... What, no more diesels?

                  DETROIT (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG said on Monday it is investing $800 million to build a new electric vehicle at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, as it shifts toward zero emission vehicles.

                  The German automaker, in an announcement at the Detroit Auto Show, said it is adding 1,000 new jobs and electric vehicle production in Tennessee will begin in 2022. German automakers have been under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump to increase their investments in the United States.

                  "We obviously think electric vehicles are going to play a more and more prominent role," said Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, who took part in the announcement.

                  Volkswagen said in November it planned to assemble electric vehicles at a plant in North America, but had not decided which one.



                  (Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama and Jeffrey Benkoe)

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