Chevrolet Silverado wins North American Truck of the Year while Corvette Stingray brings home car of the year in the first double win for Chevrolet. The 2014 Chevy Silverado beat out the Acura MDZ and Jeep Cherokee.
2015 Corvette Z06 has at least 625 horsepower and 635 pound-feet of torque, according to details released at the Detroit Auto Show. The 2015 Corvette Z06 is the top-performance variant of the latest C7 Stingray and could shake up the roster of top production-car performance numbers.
Corvette Stingray runs a 12.23-second quarter mile with a trap speed of 114.88 m.p.h. Along the way to the end of the quarter mile, the Corvette Stingray ripped off a 4.15-second 0-60 m.p.h. time and 0-100-m.p.h. in 9.5 seconds.
New Corvette Stingray gets 29 mpg highway and 17 mpg in the city for a combined rating of 21 mpg. That puts the new Corvette Stingray well ahead of its main rival, the Porsche 911.
Super Bowl organizers tried to include the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray in the Super Bowl XLVII halftime show, GM has confirmed, but the company said that ultimately those efforts didn't pan out.
Corvette Stingray, Chevrolet's new Corvette, got a high-profile debut at the Detroit auto show. Ireson writes that while the previous Corvette still contends with the world's best on performance and value marks, the new Corvette Stingray looks set to raise the bar.