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The Mitsuoka Rock Star has been revealed in Japan, and it's a remarkably good recreation of the second-generation Chevrolet Corvette based on the current Mazda MX-5...

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C8 Chevrolet Corvette spied, still looking very mid-engined
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C8 Chevrolet Corvette spied, still looking very mid-engined

The next-generation 'C8' Chevrolet Corvette has been spied at the Nurburgring, wearing less camouflage to show off its new mid-engined shape. Up front, the headlights and ankle-breaking splitter share their basic DNA with those of the current Corvette ZR1, although the snub-nosed profile and air intakes on the rear flanks are dead giveaways as to where the engine is hiding...


Demon v ZL1 v ZR1 track battle - video
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Demon v ZL1 v ZR1 track battle - video

Chevrolet and Dodge have had some epic muscle car battles over the years – think Corvette and Viper for example. With the Viper gone, Dodge's flagship performance models have been SRT versions of the Challenger coupe, the most potent version being the Demon. In the Chevrolet corner, meanwhile, the General Motors subsidiary has maintained its two-pronged attack with the Corvette and Camaro...


GM patents three active aero technologies
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GM patents three active aero technologies

Three filings from General Motors with US Patent and Trademark Office detail new devices designed to alter airflow around and through a car. These patents were initially discovered and published by Corvette Blogger. Although the diagrams feature the current seventh-generation Corvette, it seems more likely these items may make their debut on the next-generation model, which, if rumours and spy photos prove to be accurate, will switch to a mid-engine layout...


Time Machine Tuesday: 22 May, 2018
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Time Machine Tuesday: 22 May, 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of May 22 in years past...


Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 drags Dodge Demon - video
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Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 drags Dodge Demon - video

Ever wondered who would win out of the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 and Dodge Challenger SRT Demon at a drag strip? This video could have the answer. Posted by Farmer Machine Co Racing, the new clip shows the two wild muscle cars settling the score once and for all at Richmond Dragway in Virginia, USA...


Corvette ZR1: 0-60mph in 2.85 seconds
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Corvette ZR1: 0-60mph in 2.85 seconds

Chevrolet has touted the 2019 Corvette ZR1 has the "fastest, most powerful production Corvette ever" – but we didn't realise just how much faster it is than previous iterations. According to a new report, Harlan Charles, product manager for Corvette, confirmed with CorvetteBlogger the ZR1 is capable of some serious acceleration times...


Genovation GXE: Manual, electric Corvette set for CES debut
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Genovation GXE: Manual, electric Corvette set for CES debut

Genovation Cars will use CES 2018 to unveil the GXE, an all-electric Corvette capable of topping 350km/h. So, how does the GXE deliver that monstrous top speed? To start with, it makes a lot of power and torque: 597kW and 950Nm, to be precise. Along with the headline speed figure, Genovation is claiming a sub-3...


2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 convertible unveiled
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2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 convertible unveiled

The Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 convertible made its public debut overnight, under lights at the 2017 Los Angeles motor show. The first drop-top Corvette ZR1 since 1970, the latest ZR1 convertible weighs 27-kilograms more than its fixed roof relative. According to Chevrolet, most of this is down to the folding roof mechanism, which can be operated remotely and works at driving speeds up to 48km/h (30mph)...


2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 revealed
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2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 revealed

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 has been revealed overnight, representing a supercharged last hurrah for the iconic American supercar. At the heart of General Motors' (GM) performance flagship is a supercharged 'LT5' 6.2-litre supercharged V8, which pumps out a massive 563kW (755hp) of power and 969Nm of torque...


2019 Chevrolet Corvette: Mid-engine supercar spied
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2019 Chevrolet Corvette: Mid-engine supercar spied

The new mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette has been spied undergoing testing on a proving track. These slightly grainy photos were taken from afar, but seem to show a prototype vehicle using production body panels obscured by both camouflage wrap and a clip-on covering...


2017 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray review
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2017 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray review

Thanks to conversion costs, a right-hand-drive Corvette in Australia is far pricier than its left-hook counterpart in the US. Is it worth the spend? Alborz explores.


2017 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 drops camo
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2017 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 drops camo

The Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 has been spied during testing again, but this latest prototype gives us a better look at the new high-performance 'Vette. Although this car is clad head to toe in camouflage war paint, it doesn't feature the extensive car bra fitted to an earlier prototype. As such, we can see that the ZR1 will have a bonnet with an impressively sized bulge, as well as extra vents...


2017 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 spied
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2017 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 spied

A prototype believed to be the upcoming 2017 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 has been spied during testing. The vehicle in question is a heavily-camouflaged C7 Corvette, a black mask on the front, swirly camouflage on the rear, and mismatched colours on its body panels...


2018 Chevrolet Corvette to be mid-engined, could spawn EV variant - report
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2018 Chevrolet Corvette to be mid-engined, could spawn EV variant - report

The current C7 Chevrolet Corvette may only be a few years into its life cycle, but there is already talk of big changes for the upcoming C8 Corvette in 2018 - most notably a switch to a mid-engined layout. For six decades, the Corvette has been a front-engined, V8 muscle car...


Camaro or Corvette to take on Mustang locally?: Chevrolet exec tight-lipped on Holden's new V8 sports car
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Camaro or Corvette to take on Mustang locally? Chevrolet exec tight-lipped on Holden's new V8 sports car

The Ford Mustang, only recently launched in Australia, is already subject to huge waiting lists. With the market's interest in the new Mustang now patently clear, we wanted to compare two potential options for Holden's rear-wheel drive sports car, post Commodore. This week, we saddled up with the Chevrolet Camaro SS and Corvette Stingray, checking out both models at the 2016 Delhi motor show...


VLF Automotive Force 1: Dodge Viper-based V10 muscle car revealed in Detroit
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VLF Automotive Force 1: Dodge Viper-based V10 muscle car revealed in Detroit

The VLF Force 1 revealed today is the first bespoke supercar from the company calling itself “America’s newest, smallest and priciest OEM”. Touted as the “only American supercar without excuses”, the VLF Force 1 is a Dodge Viper-based muscle car with an 8.4-litre V10 engine shoehorned into a carbon-fibre body penned by former Aston Martin and BMW designer, turned entrepreneur, Henrik Fisker...


Corvette E-Ray trademark surfaces: hybrid hero coming?
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Corvette E-Ray trademark surfaces: hybrid hero coming?

General Motors may be preparing to join its European rivals in developing an electrified sports hero, according to records discovered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Audi has been prototyping an all-electric R8-inspired e-tron supercar since 2009, and Mercedes-Benz revealed the special SLS AMG E-Cell in 2011...


Chevrolet Corvette firms as Holden's new V8 sports car
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Chevrolet Corvette firms as Holden's new V8 sports car

The man in charge of General Motors in our region has given the best indication yet that the Chevrolet Corvette is the V8 sports car destined to fly the performance flag for the company post-Commodore...


Chevrolet Corvette chief engineer denies switch to mid-engine layout
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Chevrolet Corvette chief engineer denies switch to mid-engine layout

The chief engineer of the Chevrolet Corvette has gone on the record to deny rumours about a switch to a mid-engine layout for the next-generation car. Tadge Juechter, chief engineer for the Chevrolet Corvette, was this week's special guest on the Autoline After Hours online TV show...