Go Inside the GM Paint Lab to Paint a Corvette, Pt. 1
Painting a car is serious business, especially
when it's an automotive icon. To go inside the paint lab requires stringent
preparation to ensure that each person brings in nothing that can not
contaminate the painting process. Everyone goes through a security check
called the Crater Test.
Beware of Auto Insurance Scams
Everyone loves a good deal, but when it comes to buying auto insurance, the
lowest price may end up costing you more than you bargained for. An
increasingly common scam involves the sale of "cheap" auto insurance to
unsuspecting consumers. Scam artists are drawing in unsuspecting consumers
by advertising auto insurance at rock bottom prices.
First Corvettes Being Built - 1953
Rare home movies chronicle the first Corvettes going into production. Each
one is built by hand at the GM factory in Flint, Michigan. Only 300
Corvettes were built that first year. All 1953 Corvettes were white with a
red interior, all had Powerglide automatic transmissions mated to 150 HP,
six cylinder engines with three carburetors and dual Exhaust. Of those 300, 255 survived.
ZR1 Vette vs Jet! - Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Races A U.S. Navy Fighter Jet
MT Editor at Large Arthur St. Antoine pits Chevy's awesome "Blue Devil" --
the Corvette ZR1 -- against its toughest adversary yet: a Blue Angels
F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet.
Shot By: Jim Gleason & Terren Lin
Edited By: Jim Gleason
Read the story here:
► New Corvette Engine Build Experience
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For enthusiasts who want to be personally involved in creating their
Corvette, Chevrolet's new Corvette Engine Build Experience allows them to
literally build the engine for their new car. In what is believed to be the
first program of its kind, customers who order a 2011 Corvette Z06 or ZR1
can choose to pay an additional $5,800 and hand-assemble their cars' LS7 or
LS9 engines at GM's Performance Build Center (PBC) in Wixom, Mich. In
addition to building their own engines, Corvette buyers can attend driving
school in Arizona or Nevada, take delivery of their vehicles at the
National Corvette Museum or watch their vehicles being built at the
Corvette assembly plant in Bowling Green, Ky.