Andy Pilgrim Explains the Benefits of a Mid-engine Corvette

March 18, 2019By Andy Bolig in CorvetteOnLine

The concept of a mid-engine Corvette has been passed around the halls of Chevrolet for decades. Zora Arkus-Duntov was a key proponent in the push to move the engine rearward in America’s beloved two-seater. Ever since the first generation Corvette, Zora was exploring the benefits, using his clout within Chevrolet to build and test vehicles with a mid-mounted en...
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Seven Best Muscle Cars of All Time

March 18, 2019By Miles Branman in The Manual

America doesn’t do subtle. Our food is big, our music is loud, our politics are theatrics, and our cars are brash. It makes sense why muscle cars caught on in the mid-20th century, and why Americans still gravitate towards these tire-thrashing heroes. These front-engine, rear-drive, high displacement autos fulfill our desire to harness power and make a show of i...
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C5-R Corvette Retrospective: A Factory, World-Class, Race Corvette

March 18, 2019By Nigel Dobbie in CorvetteOnLine

Corvette Racing as a concept, was something Zora-Arkus Duntov embraced and encouraged since the 1950’s. However, it took until 1996 for GM to officially create Corvette Racing as the factory race team. In 1996 Herb Fishel, then director of GM racing, established Corvette Racing under the leadership of the charismatic Doug Fehan. Doug was program manager for t...
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