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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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    Fresh from the Motortrend rendering lab.

    A halo supercar for the Cadillac brand has been rumored on and off for years now. As far as we know, no such car exists in Caddy's current product plans. But now that the long-awaited C8 2020 Chevrolet Corvette has been revealed, we couldn't help but wonder what a Cadillac based on those same mid-engine bones might look like. These renderings should give you a pretty good idea.
    https://www.motortrend.com/news/mid-...dillac-render/

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  • #2
    Sweet looking car. But will they build it? And if they do, would it be before the 2023 model year?

    Originally posted by MotorTrend
    As far as we know, no such car exists in Caddy's current product plans.
    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
      While I think the rendering looks cool, I doubt that the sportscar market has a place for a ME cadillac next to the C8.
      If a ME Cadillac is more expensive, you could just go for higher C8 models
      Ordered: 2023 C8 Stingray | Elkhart Lake Blue | 2LT | Coupe | European Model
      ETA: 05/2023

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      • #4
        Originally posted by John View Post
        Sweet looking car. But will they build it? And if they do, would it be before the 2023 model year?
        Agree; this thing is a looker. I would bet that they will build it, eventually.

        Once the sales volume is demonstrated for the C-8, I think they will OK a Cadillac version to continue to spread the cost. The platform would be identical (as well as internal crash structures), so, new skin, interior and engine (Blackwing derivative). From a packaging perspective, if the new C8 Zxx model uses a derivative of the Blackwing, which I believe it will, this part of the equation will already be engineered by Chevy.

        I think the combination of proven mid-engine sales, continued spreading of cost and Cadillac's desire for a flagship / halo vehicle will cause them to eventually go for it (if they already haven't). I remember a source claiming they already were working on one called the 'GT' that was very luxurious, but cannot recollect the specifics or if it was a legitimate source.

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        • #5
          I hope you are right. It is a looker!
          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
            No LT2 powered c8 for cadillac. Probably the blackwing twin turbo engine only as spec’d by cadillac engineers after the c8 z06 releases and is sold for Id guess a year.

            expect full boat luxury (ie. 4 LZ type accommodations only)

            Expected sales volume to mimic audi R8 levels if the cadillac version ever arrives.

            it would make most sense after cadillac is at least halfway through its product model revamp of two years...

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            • #7
              Love the look of the rear. Not so great looking from the front.

              I think a mid engine Cadillac would be the answer to the question that nobody asked. The XLR was a bust. I don't see GM repeating the same mistake with another one.

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              • #8
                People that are going to buy a GM sports car will buy a Corvette, not a Cadillac. Hasn't GM proved this twice with the Allante and then the XLR, a more expensive version of a Corvette? Nice cars but money losers for GM.

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                • #9
                  Cadillac version would have a Grey Poupon cup holder, instead of a cup holder for a McDonalds's shake.

                  Seriously, I could see a Cadillac version aimed at an audience seeking to trade off some aggressive handling for a more compliant suspension and other changes.

                  Almost every Chevy pickup truck and SUV has a GMC near twin. Why not Cadillac?
                  2022 HTC 2LT Z51
                  Front lift, mag ride
                  black exterior, adrenaline red interior, bright red calipers

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                  • #10
                    Not sure they will have the stones to do it, no matter how good of a sporting car Cadillac makes (ATS-V, CTS-V, etc.) nobody seems to want to write a check for one. Lots talk about how good they are, but they just don't buy them. Cadillac seems to desperately be trying to shag the old mans car image, but old men still buy them. Hell even Corvettes are viewed as old mans cars by anyone under 40.

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                    • #11
                      Doubtful. Cadillac are going EV so I'd expect their halo car to be a dual motor sled that does 0-60 in close 2 seconds.

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