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[ August 25, 2003 ]
Up for bid on the NCM Auction Block is a trip for two to Petit LeMans - Road Atlanta, October 15-18! This extraordinary race package includes round-trip air-fare tickets for two valued at $400 each, hotel accommodations, dinner with the C5-R race team, race apparel and more! Winner will also take a lap around the track and tour pit row! Make your bid now and enjoy a real racing experience with the C5-R Team! (Click on "Miscellaneous Items" to follow link. Race tickets courtesy of Chevrolet - auction packaged donated by Boise Vettes.)
[ August 21, 2003 ]
We have just received word that three of the Bill Mitchell Concept/Design Corvettes will be arriving for a special display as part of the upcoming Labor Day Celebration. The 1959 Stingray Racer, 1965 Mako Shark, and 1968 Aerovette will be showcased as part of the Bill Mitchell Tribute scheduled to feature highlights of his design and contributions to Corvette's legacy. The Bill Mitchell Design Area Tribute unveiling is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 29 and all Corvette enthusiasts and supporters are invited to be a part of the event. Pre-registration ends Monday, August 25.
[ August 21, 2003 ]
If you have been anxiously waiting to see the 2004 LeMans Blue Commemorative Edition Corvette that is being raffled soon, now is your chance! Viewable via the NCM webcam - the exciting RPO - Z15 Corvette Convertible being raffled at the annual Labor Day Celebration can be yours by purchasing a ticket for only $10 each! The winner need not be present to win and if not present at the drawing, will be contacted immediately following the drawing scheduled to take place at approximately 3:00 p.m. CT on Sunday, August 31, 2003. Less than two weeks are left to participate - Order your raffle ticket online and view this exciting raffle (Click on webcam #5):
[ August 11, 2003 ]
OK, so you can't see the front end too well, but we can see larger side vents as well as a more angular roofline and hood. Here is what The Car Connection had to say about the Chevys upcoming C6 plans:
So Chevys future lineup will be broader than ever, with far more niche products. Of course, the brands flagship will remain the Corvette. And after a years delay, the long-awaited sixth generation Vette, or C6, will finally take its bows at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next January.
In an unusual move, Chevy has offered up its own spy shot of the C6. And though the automaker had few other details to discuss, TheCarConnection has learned that the base Corvette should punch past 400 horsepower. It will have more of everything, according to Bob Lutz, GMs Vice Chairman and car czar. And thats going to be especially true of the Z06 version, which is likely to top the 500-hp mark.
The design will be evolutionary, and will (use) a lot of race car technology that will make it a better car. But it wont be a race car plunked on the street, according to development chief Dave Hill. Plans call for the coupe version to hit the street at the start of the 2005 model-year. By the 06 model-year, Chevy will add a convertible and then the updated Z06.