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    Report: Car and Driver uncovers trouble with Corvette Stingray's LT1 V8
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    There are two kinds of supercars: those made by niche manufacturers and those made by mainstream ones. The niche supercars tend to be a rarer and more exotic sight, but some buyers opt for more mainstream supercars because, for one reason at least, they'll be more reliable. Right? That's not ...

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    Review: 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
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    The last time your humble narrator found himself driving a Corvette, someone saluted. It happened last fall in a 2013 427 Collector Edition Convertible, white with silver stripes, and the unexpected gesture of respect came courtesy of one of America's finest servicemen in khaki fatigues: a UPS ...

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    Featured: Touring Tonawanda, where GM builds the new Gen V small-block
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    Our first thought on stepping onto the plant floor: "Modern Marvels, here we come." What's so interesting about a plant tour? If we're honest, usually nothing. In most cases, we go on them because they're part of a larger trip – the vegetables we endure while we wait for the dessert of ...

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    Official: Innotech reveals Corvette-based trackday racer
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    You're looking at the Innotech Aspiron, and while the name sounds like something you'd find on the shelf at a discount computer store, the car aims to be a legitimate track day warrior. The open-top two seater pulls parts from the Chevrolet Corvette and wedges them down in a skimpy chassis, ...

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    Official: 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray 6.2L LT1 rated at 460 hp, 465 lb-ft
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    Chevrolet has officially dropped power figures for the 2014 Corvette Stingray. The sports car's 6.2-liter V8 can crank out up to 460 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 465 pound-feet of torque at 4,000 rpm. Most of the torque, up to 316 lb-ft, is available from just 1,000 rpm, and wide open the LT1 V8 ...

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    Exclusive: More Corvette Stingray Factoids: Vanishing panel gaps and 26-mpg LT1
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    During January's Detroit Auto Show, we managed a longer than expected wandering tag-team interview with C7 Corvette chief engineering exec Tadge Juechter (pictured above), and LT1 engine boss Jordan Lee (pictured below). They are, quite honestly, two of the very nicest bigshot lads to ever walk ...

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    Rumormill: Next Cadillac CTS-V to get forced-induction V8; ATS-V a twin-turbo V6
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    Word on the street is that the next-gen Cadillac CTS-V, due as a 2014 model, will retain its force-fed powerplant but its design will be based on the modern 6.2-liter LT1 that will find a home under the hood of the new Corvette. General Motors is reportedly working on two variants of the engine, ...

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    Deep Dive: 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray: Everything there is to know [w/video]
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    2013 is shaping up to be a frantic year for Chevrolet, with over a dozen reveals and launches on its calendar. New iterations of the most financially and emotionally important vehicles to the brand are launching little more than a few weeks apart – the 2014 Silverado (financially) and the ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #306
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    2014 Chevrolet Corvette LT1, Motor Trend SUV of the Year, 2014 GM trucks, SEMA Episode #306 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Zach Bowman and Jeff Ross talk about the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette LT1 engine, including an interview with Jordan Lee, General Motors small block ...

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    Take Two: Submit questions for Autoblog Podcast #306 LIVE, plus an interview w/GM's LT1 chief engineer!
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    Provided Hurricane Sandy is cooperative, Hurricane Sandy unfortunately thwarted our plans to record Episode #306 of the Autoblog Podcast on Monday night, so we're going to have a run at it again tonight. If you missed out on asking your question yesterday, you've got a second bite at the apple ...

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    Spy Shots: Corvette C7 Convertible spied enjoying fall weather
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    For the first time ever, we've gotten a look at the convertible version of the upcoming C7 Chevrolet Corvette. The new Corvette was spotted while testing on public roads – seemingly in Michigan – with both a C7 coupe and a Porsche 911 as chase cars. The new convertible is quite ...

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    Official: Meet The LT1: The Corvette C7's new 6.2-liter small block V8 [UPDATE]
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    Chevrolet is making huge news today, revealing most all of the details about its new, fifth-generation Small Block V8 engine – dubbed LT1 – the very mill that will power the upcoming 2014 Corvette. Note that we'll be updating this post all morning as the information keeps streaming ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 1993 Chevy Caprice Wagon 'Alter-Nomad' is a headtripping mashup
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    Chevrolet "Alter Nomad" Caprice – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There are certain truths about Chevrolet wagons that we hold to be self-evident. Fourth generation long-roof Caprice models are all kinds of awesome, especially when packing the luscious Corvette-sourced 5.7-liter LT1 ...

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    Inventor may have $12 billion dollar claim against GM
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    Twelve years ago, Jack Evans (founder and namesake of Evans Cooling) went to court with the claim that General Motors stole his design for a reverse-flow cooling system, a setup that was later put into production in GM's LT1 series of small-block V8s - and a design that was protected by Evan's ...

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    Engine management and emission controls (Part 3)
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    With descriptions of the engine control module (Part 1) and sensors (Part 2) now out of the way, it's time to take a look at some of the other hardware that keeps engines running. Some of these devices will be quite familiar, and others may not seem to be immediately related to engine management ...

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