Posts Tagged ‘Corvette’

AT’s Photo Spotlight

March 21st, 2010 No comments

      Santa Claus left us a nice present under the tree! But he also failed to realize that a 2006 Chevrolet Corvette on summer tires delivered in late December makes for a slippery, and sometimes scary, test of GM’s amazing StabiliTrak.

2011 Corvette ZO6 Carbon Limited Edition (Preview)

March 11th, 2010 No comments

      There are not too many days that go by that the editors here at the AT ranch don’t start a conversation with something like: “You know what would make the ZO6 even sweeter” or “Do you suppose Bob Lutz would take me for a ride in his jet figther?” Well, today one of those fantasies came true, and I can assure you no one at the office received a phone call from Maximum Bob! Read more…

AT’s Photo Spotlight

March 8th, 2010 No comments

The Chevrolet Corvette ZO6 chassis is laid bare for all to see at the 2005 NAIAS.

2006 Chevrolet Corvette ZO6

February 20th, 2010 No comments

Aching for an Autobahn

    So you want to go fast? You want something that will rule the left lane with an iron fist and fear no competition. If its 0-60 mph time doesn’t start with a 3 then your grandma might be interested but you’re not. You want the latest racing technology and materials so exotic NASA doesn’t even use them. The exhaust note must strike fear into the heart of pedestrians and send enthusiasts’ pulse rates racing. If you expect climate control, a navigation system, change from a $75,000 bill and if you absolutely must blow through the quarter mile in less time than it takes to read this sentence, then there’s really only one choice. You need a Z06. Read more…

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2006 Chevrolet Corvette

February 20th, 2010 No comments

Look What Santa Left Me!

    Not to sound ungrateful or anything, but really Santa, an automatic? Actually, the more perplexing thing is why would anyone in the GM media relations department decide to loan out a Corvette in Michigan in December? Our only conclusion was that the coordinator was on vacation in sunny California, and well, it’s dry there. Fortunately for you, your faithful AT staff is reluctant to pass up horsepower of large proportions and thus, brought to you its 400 gift-wrapped stallions. Read more…

2005 NAIAS Show Stoppers

February 12th, 2010 No comments

A Little Bit Of Everything

    Following last year’s theme of “The Year of the Car”, automakers are preparing an even bigger wave of new products for the upcoming year but this time there is a bit of everything in the pipeline. This year’s show stoppers spanned all categories from two door two passenger glorified golf carts to car-like trucks and the ultimate in Detroit muscle cars. Below we’ve broken down what made news and why. Read more…

2005 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

February 9th, 2010 No comments

Good Medicine

    There are certain things people should experience in life. Things so utterly enjoyable that they will temporarily mask the deepest worry and eliminate all stress. Driving a new Corvette convertible is among these things. In fact, the new C6 and its 400hp can work wonders for almost any ailment. Read more…

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2004 NAIAS Show Stoppers (Day One)

January 4th, 2004 No comments

Year Of The Car Indeed    

     Ford is calling 2004 the year of the car and by the look of things on opening day in Detroit, that slogan applies to the entire industry. Ford used its press conference to roll out several significant production products including the Ford Five Hundred sedan, Freestyle crossover and Mustang coupe. A tidy but rugged off-road concept showed up wearing the Bronco nameplate and the King Ranch edition of the F-150 also made its public debut. Read more…

2003 Chevrolet Corvette

July 20th, 2003 No comments

       It’s hard to believe it’s been half a century since Chevrolet unveiled its fabulous fiberglass-bodied Corvette, America’s only mass-produced sports car. Read more…