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[ November 27, 2002 ]
“Hey Mom, Can I Borrow the Corvette?”
On Saturday nights while most 16-year-old girls are cruising aimlessly in their mother’s SUV or hanging out at the mall, you’ll more than likely find Emily Lewis waiting patiently in the staging lanes at a drag strip.

[ November 26, 2002 ]
Vettefest Brings Fans, Customizers to Celebrate the Corvette
CHICAGO - About 42,600 auto enthusiasts trekked to Chicago’s McCormick Place on Nov. 23 and 24 for the 20th annual Chevy/Vettefest, a convention of customizers, owners and fans of the Chevrolet Corvette.

[ November 25, 2002 ]
GM Technology Wins Popular Science Award
General Motors’ vehicle suspension control system, Magnetic Ride Control, has been named the winner of Popular Science magazine’s prestigious “Best of What’s New” award in the Automotive Technology category for 2002. The award recognizes products or technologies that represent a significant step forward in the category. GM’s Magnetic Ride Control, the world’s fastest reacting suspension system is available on the 2003 Corvette.

[ November 22, 2002 ]
Behind the Scenes: Sun, Speed & Sin Convertibles
A setup in front of the famous Bonanza house was treated to a real cowboy passing through, half joking that he hoped the horse doesn’t accidentally kick in a fender. Ah, ha, ha. Now move along...

[ November 21, 2002 ]
Exclusive: Automotive Nirvana in the Mist
Two of Corvette’s most historic highlights, the blue 1957 Corvette SS sits in a racetrack runoff area with the silver 1959 Sting Ray.

[ November 20, 2002 ]
50th Anniversary Pace Car Decal Package Available
50th Anniversary Corvette Indy Pace Car decal packages are now available through the Corvette Store! Indy Pace Car decal packages are available at $475 for all NCM members and $495 for non-members, plus shipping and handling. Free shipping offer does not apply on these packages. Make your purchase on these special decal packages by ordering online.

[ November 19, 2002 ]
NCM’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Plans Online
As part of the National Corvette Caravan and 50th Anniversary celebration, the National Corvette Museum has planned exciting activities for caravan guests and celebration attendees! In addition to the many exciting activities in Nashville, the NCM will host a 50th Anniversary Block Party in the NCM Amphitheater, 50th Anniversary Corvette birthday party/cake cutting ceremony, Maker’s Mark commemorative gift giveaway, vendors displays/swap meets, Nashville Cruizes departing from the Museum on Friday and Saturday, all Corvette drags at Beech Bend Raceway, and much more! Join the National Corvette Caravan and make plans now to celebrate with Corvette at the 50th Anniversary Celebration! Register for the National Corvette Caravan and check out the celebration agenda.

[ November 18, 2002 ]
Dodge Viper SRT-10 vs. Chevrolet Corvette Z06
There are obvious reasons behind this high torque, red-white-and-blue, what’ll-she-do showdown: These are America’s two most outspoken--in fact, America’s only--mass-produced two-seater musclecars. They live to rumble, ruin tires, cruise the scene, talk the talk, walk the walk, and fly the flag.

[ November 15, 2002 ]
Behind the Scenes: International Sports Car Summit
They came to Laguna Seca from Germany, Japan and the United States. In the hands of three drivers with differing levels of experience, the Porsche 911 Carrera, Acura NSX and Chevrolet Corvette Z06 took to the track and the scenic roads of Northern California to be judged not just by lap times, but also refinement, comfort and everyday livability.

[ November 14, 2002 ]
Sibling Rivalry
For roughly one-half the cost of the Porsche 911 Turbo’s engine, you can have a chest-thumping, all-American, 325-bhp pony car that will do 0-60 mph in 5.5 seconds and lap a racetrack faster than many more sophisticated (and expensive) sports cars. Admittedly, it accomplishes all this in a traditional way, but that doesn’t mean there’s anything wrong with how the Camaro SS achieves its numbers.

 

 


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