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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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C8 Rendered By Motor Trend In Its ‘Future Cars! 2020 and Beyond’

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  • C8 Rendered By Motor Trend In Its ‘Future Cars! 2020 and Beyond’

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    Nice new C8 rendering! Thanks Motor Trend. Thanks CorvetteBlogger for bringing it to our attention. See post # 5 for rear rendering.

    Originally posted by MotorTrend
    Motor Trend Shares a Rendered C8 Corvette for its Feature on ‘Future Cars! 2020 and Beyond’

    By
    Keith Cornett

    May 16, 2019

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    Motor Trend has a new feature article called Future Cars! 2020 And Beyond which lays out some of the hottest cars on the way from BMW, Alfa Romeo and others. Of course, we know the hottest future car out there is the 2020 Mid-Engine Corvette and the folks at Motor Trend know that too as they commissioned a rendering for the article from the digital artist named Avarvarii.


    In the feature, Motor Trend shares two sections dedicated to each vehicle. The first is “What’s New” while the second covers “What’s Not”, and the magazine also lists the expected date and pricing for each future car.

    For the C8 Corvette, Motor Trend focuses on the powertrain and interior, and believes that pricing of the mid-engine Corvettes will start at $70,000 with future high-performance models ranging upwards of $140,000. As far as the “What’s Not” section, Motor Trend says the 6.2L pushrod V8 will remain as does a removable Targa top.

    Here’s the skinny on the next-generation Corvette from Motor Trend:

    What’s New
    The long-awaited mid-engine Corvette is finally here. After years of rumors, spy shots, leaks, and speculation, Chevrolet will finally peel the camo off this July. When it does, we expect to find a dual-overhead-cam V-8 under the rear glass with a pair of turbochargers driving the rear wheels through a manual or dual-clutch automatic transaxle. Multiple power outputs are expected courtesy of various displacements, with both 4.2-liter and 5.5-liter versions to be fitted. An all-new electrical architecture will feature top-of-the-line sensors and computers for performance and handling enhancement, but you’ll no doubt be able to turn them all off, too. Inside, Chevrolet has gone upscale with a classy, driver-focused interior featuring premium materials and a digital instrument cluster. Although base-model Corvettes will start at about $70,000, higher-performance models will quickly shoot up in price to cover both the development cost and the improvements in technology, performance, and comfort. But they should still remain relatively attainable.

    What’s Not
    Base cars are expected to employ Chevrolet’s tried-and-true 6.2-liter pushrod V-8. Midrange cars might also employ the supercharged pushrod engine. We predict Chevrolet will continue to offer a removable targa roof that will store in the cargo area.

    When
    July 18, 2019

    How Much:
    $70,000-$140,000 (est)


    Check out all the 2020 Future Cars featured at Motor Trend.


    Source:
    Motor Trend
    https://www.corvetteblogger.com/2019...cXuPGBkEf9hT4Q
    Last edited by John; 05-16-2019, 07:54 PM.
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    When it does, we expect to find a dual-overhead-cam V-8 under the rear glass with a pair of turbochargers driving the rear wheels through a manual or dual-clutch automatic transaxle.
    Does this mean Z06 or ZR1 could be getting Manual?

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    • #3
      I can live with that spoiler.

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      • #4
        I would not make any decisions based on the belief that a manual trans is ever coming to a C8.

        It could show up down the road, but personally feel that is a long shot. Lambo who can charge any amount of money and still sell their cars, just completed their second major review of whether to offer a manual trans, and concluded it made no sense for them to ever bring it back at any price. Similarly, McLaren and Ferrari now have zero manuals.

        True that Porsche does, and that Aston Martin just announced that they are bringing a manual back.

        The fact that GM filed for a patent for a hydraulic linkage mech for a manual means very little IMO, for most patents are either defensive patents, are determined later to not make sense for the company in one way or another, that when it becomes fully engineered, either it didn’t pan out from an engineering or a marketing perspective — OR they have an alternative patented component that they feels works better.

        Here is that GM manual trans patent.

        https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ft-alternative

        Here are all 16 potential C8 patents.

        https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ft-alternative

        Could the C8 have a manual trans at some point? Yes.
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          Rear view C8 rendering in same MT article. Thanks MT!

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          • #6
            Interesting take on the rear vent, having it be painted black. Not sure if I like what it does to the rear end, so I won’t be doing that with my renders. The only thing I know for sure is wrong is that the rear of the Targa top does not line up with the side window.

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              Agree, for as it rear window surround looks in the rendering (best of our collective abilities to figure that out), it is not the most desirable shape. Calling attention to it in this particular major color contrasting render, is not visually appealing to me either.
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              • #8
                All could see that Motor Trend got snookered by all of the foam beneath Chevrolet's camo.
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                  Originally posted by John View Post
                  Rear view C8 rendering in same MT article. Thanks MT!

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                  rear window is a little bit of upsideDown Jake

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                  • #10
                    That side vent is..........UGLY!
                    I’m goin’ driving 👍

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                      Do you think those wheels will be in chrome ? I want an answer from anyone, how do you shift from forward to reverse will be done, I have not seen a gear shift ?

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                      • #12
                        As far as pre reveal sketches from the magazines this looks pretty good to me..

                        dont worry guys the sketches are always a little weird and thats done on purpose.

                        i would imagine certain aspects are a little off as designed by GM. There are usually non dosclosure agreements by the auto magazines and that includes GM having to sign off on any pre reveal sketches.

                        all that said...the c8 is going to look amazing.

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                          Originally posted by golden boy View Post
                          Do you think those wheels will be in chrome ? I want an answer from anyone, how do you shift from forward to reverse will be done, I have not seen a gear shift ?
                          The short answer to both of your questions is, we do not know now. We suspect that like several other DCT trans, that the way you shift from reverse to forward (and vice versa) is to hold both paddles toward you at the same time — but that again is far from confirmed.

                          The following would be a useful thread.


                          https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ng-about-a-dct
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                            Originally posted by John View Post

                            The short answer to both of your questions is, we do not know now. We suspect that like several other DCT trans, that the way you shift from reverse to forward (and vice versa) is to hold both paddles toward you at the same time — but that again is far from confirmed.

                            The following would be a useful thread.


                            https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ng-about-a-dct
                            Pulling both paddles toward you at the same time usually puts the car into neutral. Reverse usually has a button in the centre console area. At least that's how its done on lambos.
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                            • #15
                              SPARRO is correct. It's the same on our Ferrari. Start the car, click either of the paddles toward you and the car is in 1st gear. With your foot on the brake, just push a button and it's in REVERSE. Shut it off (button or key) and it automatically goes into PARK and sets the emergency brake. Pretty neat.....
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