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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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Supra’s NAIAS Reveal ME Confirm

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    Toyota Force GM’s ME NAIAS Reveal?

    Can you imagine that GM might have re-thought the C8’s reveal timeline when yesterday it was announced by The Fast Lane Car, MotorAuthority and elsewhere, that at long last, after years of teasing the Supra, that the Supra will be revealed at the mid-January, North American International Auto Show.

    So if GM has other plans whatever they were/are, if they were other than and “not before, nor at NAIAS,” could they now allow Supra to be the only major sports car to be revealed at the Show. And with so many other major brands already stating that they are not showing up at NAIAS, if GM were to have before choosen to wait for some reason, for some other location, say for the mid-march Geneva Auto Show (the world’s most prestigious show), that if no ME were revealed at NAIAS, that the Supra would be the OEM major (and perhaps only) sports car reveal at Detroit — and the indignity for GM if that were the case with GM’s Renaissance Headquarters being just blocks away.

    To me, if GM had thought Chicago, Geneva or even waiting to the New York Show in mid-April, could the Supra reveal have changed the ME’s reveal timing?

    Originally posted by the TFL Car
    Confirmed: 2020 Toyota Supra Will Appear at 2019 Detroit Auto Show [News] By
    Zach Butler
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    October 2, 20182019 Toyota Supra

    At long last, the wait for the 2020 Toyota Supra may soon be over.


    We’ve known for awhile now that Toyota is working on launching a new Supra. We’ve seen it as a racing concept, we saw it at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, but noproduction model has materialized. Now, it seems the wait may soon be coming to a close. The 2020 Toyota Supra – also known as the A90 – will appear in its finished form at the Detroit Auto Show.


    A Facebook video posted to Toyota Germany’s Facebook page showed reservations for the 2020 Toyota Supra open today. One of the comments on that video, shared by the folks over at SupraMkV forums, revealed the car will be unveiled in January. Specifically, we’ll be able to see it in the sheet metal at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
    https://www.tflcar.com/2018/10/2020-...eveal-detroit/
    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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        No thank you.
        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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        • #5
          Originally posted by John View Post
          No thank you.
          I agree. The Japanese build some cool things but in my opinion can't seem to build a real truck or sports car. How can I say it... lots of fancy vegetables but no meat and potatoes.
          Last edited by John; 10-03-2018, 10:26 PM.

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          • #6
            ME is the biggest story in corvette history, it will be revealed at the Detroit show, GM owes it to their home town. I wish it was in California but Detroit makes sense it’s just to big of a story. We will start seeing tease pictures released by GM since their is not much time left for Detroit show. I think the only hold up is so many C7 are sitting on dealers lots this could be holding up the announcement.
            Last edited by Fasttoys; 10-03-2018, 10:17 PM.

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            • #7
              ToyBMW can set up a tent and announce their Supra/Z4 right next to the ME, it will not matter one bit because the ME will be the talk of the world. I feel that the Supra will be a bigger let-down than the new NSX. In fact, it would be incredibly unwise for ToyBMW to announce their car simultaneously as the ME.

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              • #8
                Compared to the concept car this is very disappointing. It is so reminiscent of the Z4… Maybe they are using leftover parts?

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                • #9
                  Agree totally, for while the concept was really exciting, and IMO, this is a sad production version.
                  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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                  • #10
                    Not bad...never been a real fan of the Japanese "insect" styling cues but this isn't as bad a some. Never cared for the C7's angular styling as compared to the much more graceful C6 lines. Being a Toyota it should be a reliable as a ball peen hammer and should have great aftermarket support. Bears watching in my opinion.

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                    • #11
                      I have owned numerous BMWs and in my experience, they are top-notch quality....But quality is not the central point of focus here; Toyota has taken something as iconic and legendary as the Supra and teamed up with a partner to create a car that I believe will be off base with its customer base. Think about it.... would 25 year old Johnny go buy a new "supra" for 60K when he can just buy a pre-owned GTR, or a C8 ME for a little bit more? They will lose their fanboys and the price point will not attract many new followers... EXACTLY like the new NSX.

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                      • #12
                        New Supra looks like a hard top Miata with a body kit.
                        Last edited by WoW Factor; 10-05-2018, 05:35 AM. Reason: To correct typo

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                        • #13
                          To each his own, I'LL PASS .....
                          2022, 2LT Elkhart Blue ..

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                          • #14
                            The last Supra didn't have a customer base...it really was the used car buyer that had paaion for the vehicle ...as it was easily modified...

                            This latest iteration will fall flat in the sales race as no one bought the last see t generation when new...

                            Jmo doesn't matter when the Supra is released .

                            It's a Dee ecaee long hype that ends up delivering a BMW z4 coupe

                            Meh

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                            • #15
                              Documents from transmission supplier ZFindicate the Supra's six will offer up 335 hp from a BMW-borrowed single-turbo 3.0-liter B58B30.The BMW Z4M from 2006-08 had a 3.2-liter inline-6 that delivered 330 horsepower.
                              Way to really move forward, Toyota!

                              ....I hope they DO reveal this simultaneously just for the lulz.

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