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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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    I'm cheap and as such getting a 1LT car which is fine, but I can't get front end lift option. I know it's because you need NAV for the GPS and all that. What about a stripper version that just has the lift function, driver required to perform the operation every time. I don't care about 1,000 locations to automatically do it for me, I'm good with operating it when needed. So it isn't fully featured, anybody getting 1LT probably wouldn't care anyway. Just a thought since there is zero development behind it as all the parts are already done.

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    Do we know the mechanics of the lift system yet? Maybe aftermarket will develop. Some are saying it’s too slow and doesn’t lift enough.
    I’m goin’ driving 👍

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      I don't think that's the only reason why GM made the choice about requiring the 2LT for E60.

      After all, on the base 1LT you can upgrade to the IOT audio system which includes nav. So in theory they could have that as a prerequisite, i.e. with 1LT to get E60 you need to add IOT too. So either there's other functional reasons why it's tied to the 2LT trim, or GM just wanted to use it as way to differentiate the trims and encourage you to upgrade.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Klinn View Post
        I don't think that's the only reason why GM made the choice about requiring the 2LT for E60.

        After all, on the base 1LT you can upgrade to the IOT audio system which includes nav. So in theory they could have that as a prerequisite, i.e. with 1LT to get E60 you need to add IOT too. So either there's other functional reasons why it's tied to the 2LT trim, or GM just wanted to use it as way to differentiate the trims and encourage you to upgrade.
        May well be something that they can and will offer if enough people want, request it.
        Do we know the cost of it yet?
        I’m goin’ driving 👍

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          We do not yet know the cost for E60 lift system; we will learn all option pricing in 19 more days, e.g. Aug. 15th. Might GM in year two or three come out with the additional 1LT option choices such as it did with the C7 when C-C brakes were not separately order-able at the beginning, but became available the following year?

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            Check out iLift's system. They even have a Chevy badge on their website, but no specific product listed for any Chevy...yet!

            About $3K for a manual front lift system, with a claimed weight of 16 pounds.

            Something to consider - If you only plan to keep your C8 a few years then it'd probably be easier to sell used if it's a 2LT with the factory lift, and you might take less of a depreciation hit.

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              Lot of emphasis on this lift system and I was VERY interested to have it as I thought the C8 was going to be lower than the C7 . Since the clearance is the same those that have gotten by in the C7 can get by with the C8 without it. As far as resale. If one is planning to upgrade later to a Z model or concerned about resale an options overall the best choice would be a 1LT with Z51 keeping their option list low. Proportionally looking at C7 auction reports the Z51 is BY FAR the best resale option. The 2LT not so much and if the 2LT is priced at 10K as most predict and the Z51 is priced at around 5K with Z51 cars recapturing all the initial money the option cost originally and the 2 LT capturing about 50% or less of the original cost . The Z51 would be the better choice for resale. My numbers are based on MMR of actual sales at Manheims Dealer auctions nationwide.

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                Originally posted by electroVette View Post
                Check out iLift's system. They even have a Chevy badge on their website, but no specific product listed for any Chevy...yet!

                About $3K for a manual front lift system, with a claimed weight of 16 pounds.

                Something to consider - If you only plan to keep your C8 a few years then it'd probably be easier to sell used if it's a 2LT with the factory lift, and you might take less of a depreciation hit.
                I like this system. I think it “may be “more driver friendly. Since we don’t have full info of the GM system options.

                But I lift can lift the entire car. Which I think is better. Don’t wanna turn your car into a seesaw being able to get the front over a speedbump and then balancing in the middle of the car ! Unable to move !

                as I’ve said before, I think a system like this that can be engaged at all times under 25 miles an hour would be preferable and to have it raise up under 25 miles an hour automatically would make it much more intuitive and easy to use and also better for parking and getting in and out of the car being not quite as low.

                Can this system be driven raised up all the time?
                Last edited by fvs; 07-27-2019, 02:05 PM.

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                  Originally posted by ZORA 69 View Post
                  Lot of emphasis on this lift system and I was VERY interested to have it as I thought the C8 was going to be lower than the C7 . Since the clearance is the same those that have gotten by in the C7 can get by with the C8 without it.
                  The C8, though, does appear to have a longer front overhang, so on a slope (e.g., a driveway apron), the front end will be lower than the C7 coming down the same ramp.
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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by meyerweb View Post

                    The C8, though, does appear to have a longer front overhang, so on a slope (e.g., a driveway apron), the front end will be lower than the C7 coming down the same ramp.
                    Good questions and already on my NCM 25th “ask list.”
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                    • #11
                      Living with unpaved roads and sharp transitional inclines, my ideal system would lift both ends of the car by 4 inches or so, be completely controlled manually, no GPS necessary, and allow the car to be driven in the lifted position up to 40 mph until turned off.
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