Think back to the debut of the fifth-generation Chevrolet Camaro – a full three years passed between the concept's official debut in 2006 and when the production model launched in 2009, with a whole lot of hype in between. And why would the roll-out of the halo car Corvette be any different? That in mind, we bring you what General Motors is calling 2014 Corvette Trailer 1: Conception.

The video centers around the idea of form following function in performance vehicles, and the short film is full of images showing the new Corvette testing in the wind tunnel, revealing only snippets of the C7. Another key moment is found in the opening five seconds: a profile shot of the 'Vette under wraps, followed by several seconds of design sketches.

All in, there isn't anything too revealing to be found in this trailer. And if you remember correctly, GM did recently release another Corvette teaser, which would technically make this video the second trailer video. It's all moot though, as we probably won't see any sort of full, discernible reveal until the official debut on January 13 – the eve of the Detroit Auto Show. Check out the video below, and stay tuned for more teasers of the Corvette. You know there will be plenty to come.


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      Eta Carinae
      • 2 Years Ago
      teaser videos usually.......you know...tease the car........there is nothing here i didnt already see
        AdamVIP
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Eta Carinae
        Theres a nice fuzzy shot of the side front air duct when the car is shown in the hanger. It looks a lot bigger than current gen. Also there is some nice concept art.
      Nick
      • 2 Years Ago
      This has to be the most hyped up, ridiculously teased/spied car I've seen in awhile (besides the BR-Z/FR-S). And I'm completely sucked into it... We need more leaked renderings! I don't know if I can wait 'til Detroit!
        Eta Carinae
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Nick
        lets get past LA first, there is some many good shows comming up !
      Bernard
      • 2 Years Ago
      I wished they skipped the video and just said 01.13.13 Now to find something else to do for the next 59 days and 12 hours...
      Ask
      • 2 Years Ago
      JUST TAKE MY F**KING MONEY!
      vwynn
      • 2 Years Ago
      A car within a car. -carception
      Mario
      • 2 Years Ago
      Boring Video + Boring Car = FAIL
      steve_macdonald
      • 2 Years Ago
      All I want to know is: can I drive it in the rain? I know I can drive a 911 in the rain, but Corvettes not so much. They really need to fix that!
        SteveM
        • 2 Years Ago
        @steve_macdonald
        All I want to know is: can you afford either? :-)
        cfphelps
        • 2 Years Ago
        @steve_macdonald
        If you're smart enough to know the gas pedal isn't an on/off switch, sure you can. @Bernard, actually full traction and stability control was available on C5.
        wooootles
        • 2 Years Ago
        @steve_macdonald
        Clearly this car isn't for you. Now go get you a 911 4.
      VIPER94
      • 2 Years Ago
      I don't really understand the point of these teasers right now. They're making an entire video just to show less than what we already know
        mikeybyte1
        • 2 Years Ago
        @VIPER94
        So that people like us take the time to notice and talk about it. :)
      Victor A. Frederick
      • 2 Years Ago
      Is this an update to the current body style or is this an all new from ground up car? I just can't see the excitement factor. It seems like it will be an update with a few changes to the body and I'm guessing interior too. Hell idk though. Ha ha
        cfphelps
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Victor A. Frederick
        They've said only 2 parts carry over, the cabin air filter and the rear targa top latches, so it is an entirely new car from the ground up. The body tweaks may be more "evolutionary" than "revolutionary", and the car will likely still be front engined (with engine behind axle so technically front-mid), rear transmissioned, RWD, but the actual structure to accomplish this won't be the same.
          audisp0rta4
          • 2 Years Ago
          @cfphelps
          Well that's just great...the two parts of the Corvette I hate most, GM see fit to carry over to the C7. Guess I'll be buying a 911 (continuing to drive my mum's Corolla) instead!
      shawoo
      • 2 Years Ago
      John Hennessey is pissed right now becuase he is unable to tell from this video what parts he can take from current customers cars and resell them as new C7 parts. Boohoo John.
      俊
      • 2 Years Ago
      fully new car. [url=http://www.hqew.net/product-data/FR107]FR107[/url]
      Mike Lee
      • 2 Years Ago
      The video is totally pointless and gives virtually nothing as a teaser of interest.
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