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2022 Chevrolet Corvette to make first Australian appearance at The Bend this weekend

The Australian public will be able to lay eyes on the 2022 Chevrolet Corvette this weekend at the 2021 OTR Supersprint Supercars Championship event. Teasers posted to GM Speciality Vehicles’ (GMSV) social media accounts cryptically suggest something’s “Just around The Bend”, strongly hinting that punters will be able to get up close and personal with the long-awaited sports car at The Bend Motorsport Park this weekend in South Australia...

2022 Chevrolet Corvette: Get in quick, GMSV dealers only getting four cars each

The 2022 Chevrolet Corvette will arrive in Australia late this year and early next year initially in extremely limited numbers. Dealers for the newly-created General Motors Specialty Vehicles (GMSV) brand – most of whom are former Holden outlets – have been told they will only receive four cars each in their initial allocation...

2022 GMSV Chevrolet Corvette price and specs: Starts from $144,990

2022 Chevrolet Corvette pricing and specifications detailed First factory-built right-hand-drive Corvette ever made Five variants – three coupes and two convertibles Priced from $145,000 plus on-road costs The iconic Chevrolet Corvette – the USA’s answer to Ferrari and Porsche supercars – will be priced between $145,000 and $175,000 plus on-road costs when it arrives in Australian showrooms at the end of this year...

2022 Chevrolet Corvette spotted testing in right-hand-drive

The long-anticipated arrival of the Chevrolet Corvette to Australian shores is one step closer with a right-hand-drive (RHD) prototype spotted testing in Detroit. Originally earmarked to be a 'halo' model for Holden, the changing winds of time will now see the Corvette sold through the replacement HSV outfit, General Motors Specialty Vehicles (GMSV)...

Electric Chevrolet Corvette due in 2024 – report

The iconic Chevrolet Corvette sports car could drop petrol V8 power sooner than initially expected. American publication Automobile Magazine reports Chevrolet will introduce an all-electric version of the Corvette in 2024, splitting two plug-in hybrid variants due in 2023 and 2025...

Electric 'Vette: Chevrolet Corvette to abandon V8 engine

The Chevrolet Corvette will be fully-electric by 2035, dropping the petrol V8 engine which has powered the sports car since 1955. The revelation comes as parent company General Motors announced overnight its entire passenger car fleet would be battery-powered by the mid-2030s...

Corvette sub-brand could launch electric SUV to fight Mustang Mach-E – report

General Motors may be getting ready to launch a new sub-brand based on the Corvette. According to a report from business news outlet Bloomberg, sources inside the company have confirmed General Motors' plans to build a number of Corvette-inspired models – known internally as 'Project R' or 'Brand R' – and kicking it off with an all-electric SUV...

These old car seats are selling for $126,000

A set of worn-out car seats are up for sale in the United States for the steep sum of USD$90,000 (AUD$126,466) thanks to their title as "the first Corvette seats ever made". The seats were originally installed in the 1952 EX-52 Project Opel, or 'Cougar' – one of the first iterations of the Chevrolet Corvette as we know it today...

Five exotic classics currently for sale in Australia

It has been well documented that the price of used cars has risen during the pandemic, following a shortage of new cars due to production delays caused by the coronavirus crisis – and a surge in the number of workers moving away from public transport to avoid being infected with COVID-19. However, some truly exotic machinery is up for grabs if your budget stretches that far...

2021 Chevrolet Corvette shows off its right-hand drive form – UPDATE

UPDATE: Following the early September appearance of the new Chevrolet Corvette in right-hand-drive form, the newly established GM Specialty Vehicles has begun teasing its Australian launch for the new mid-engined hero on its Instagram page. The company is no closer to confirming exact timing for the Corvette's launch, but a late 2021 date is expected...

General Motors has just built its 1.75-millionth Corvette

The 1,750,000th Chevrolet Corvette has rolled off the production line, marking another milestone for the iconic American sport scar. The first-ever Corvette – white with red interior – roared into life on 30 June, 1953 and now 67 years later, the 1.75 millionth Corvette is also finished in Arctic White with a red leather interior, an homage to that very first Corvette...