All-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Launch – Live Video
Here at Elite Auto Repair we all love a great high performance car, and the Corvette is no exception. It was introduced at the GM Motorama in 1953 as a concept show car, and still creates that same excitement all these years later. A Corvette has been selected as the Indianapolis 500 pace car 11 times, the latest time being in 2012 with a Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1 pace model driven by Guy Fieri. On January 13, 2012, Chevrolet will be unveiling the all-new 2014 Corvette, and you can watch it LIVE right here on this page! Click on the video below to see the countdown to the live event.
Corvette Trivia The 1953 Chevy Corvette retailed at $3,498, which was 75 percent more expensive than originally intended by designer Harley J. Earl. The 1963 Corvette, which introduced the rear split-window, retailed for $4,037 in coupe form, and $4,257 in convertible form. The 1978 Corvette retailed for $13,653. The most expensive Corvette is the ZR-1 model, which has a base price of $106,880.
All month long we’ve been talking about maintaining your current vehicle or preparing to safely purchase a good used car. Something you may take for granted is the safety featured of the car you’re considering. Or maybe it’s time to take stock of how safe your current vehicle is for you and your family. When choosing a car to buy you might want to be sure it offers modern safety features.
General Motors was formed from the remnants of the Henry Ford Company. After a dispute between Henry Ford and his investors, Ford left the company along with several of his key partners in March 1902. Ford’s financial backer William Murphy and Lemuel Bowen, called in engineer Henry M. Leland of Leland & Faulconer Manufacturing Company to appraise the plant and equipment in preparation for a liquidation of the company’s assets.