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2014 Corvette Stings with 460 Horsepower

2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible Lead-footed drivers have yet another car to add to their wish list. On Tuesday, Chevrolet announced the official power figures for the 2014 Corvette Stingray in a press release. The Corvette’s 6.2-liter V8, called LT1, produces 455 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. An optional performance exhaust system raises output to 460 horsepower and 465 pound-feet of torque. By comparison, the 2013 Corvette produces 430 horsepower (436 with the optional performance exhaust) and 424 pound-feet of torque (428 ... continue reading»

Tags: Luxury Sports Cars, Model News, 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

2014 Corvette Stingray Pricing Undercuts Porsche Cayman, Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray coupe, which goes on sale in the third quarter of this year, will have a starting price of $51,995 that includes $995 in delivery charges, Chevrolet announced Friday in a press release. The Chevrolet Stingray Convertible will start at $56,995, which also includes delivery charges. The Los Angeles Times reports, “Both models reflect a $1,400 increase over the outgoing Corvette. That extra money buys you a lot of changes, not the least ... continue reading»

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Chevy Raises Flags of Next-Gen Corvette

Chevrolet has officially unveiled the emblem ­­­­—just the emblem — that will be on the seventh generation Corvette. In a press release, GM Vice President of Global Design Ed Welburn says, “The flags are much more modern, more technical, and more detailed than before,” which he says is reflective of the vehicle itself. The press release also says that the more swept, angular appearance of the flags is also reflective of the new car. Chevrolet says the only two parts that ... continue reading»

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2013 Porsche Boxster Fuel Economy Rated by EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency has released fuel economy estimates for the base 2013 Porsche Boxster. The newly redesigned luxury sports car is fitted with an all-new 2.7-liter flat-six engine that produces 265 horsepower, which is an increase of 10 horsepower over the 2012 model. When matched to a six-speed manual transmission, the EPA estimates the Boxster is capable of reaching 20/30 mpg city/highway. It should earn 22/32 mpg with the optional seven-speed dual-clutch automatic. Not only ... continue reading»

Tags: BMW Z4, Porsche Boxster, Audi TT, Porsche, Luxury Sports Cars, Model News

Infiniti Teases Hybrid Sports Car Concept

Infiniti has released images of an upcoming hybrid sports car concept, which will debut in March 2012 at the Geneva Auto Show. “At the Geneva Show next year, we will present our vision for a totally new kind of inspired premium performance car,” says Andy Palmer, executive vice president of Nissan, in a press release. Official specs on the new concept car have yet to be released. However, Autoweek indicates that the new concept will combine a gas engine with ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Auto Shows, Concept Cars, Infiniti, Luxury Sports Cars, Hybrid Cars, Geneva Auto Show

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