By on April 3, 2013

When Chevrolet’s seventh son generation Corvette was introduced, many purists reacted with horror over the fact that the new car no longer has what has been traditional on Corvettes since the C2 in 1963, two round tail lights on each side. “The new ‘Vette has Camaro tail lights!” more than a few said. Though if you look at both the 2013 Camaro and the 2014 Corvette rear lamps side by side, the main similarity is that neither one of them is round. The Camaro’s are trapezoids and the Corvette’s are more parallelogram shaped. Tom Peters is in charge of design at General Motors for full size trucks and performance cars. Something that  Peters talked about on the night of the C7’s reveal and now emphasized in a video he made for Autoweek, the three dimensional shaping of the new Corvette’s tail lights, has me thinking that it wasn’t the Camaro’s back end that influenced the new ‘Vette, but rather it was the tail lights of the current Mustang. (Read More…)

By on January 13, 2013

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Other websites are linking to what will be Chevy’s live video stream of the introduction of the all-new 7th generation Corvette, to take place at 7:00 PM EST at an invitation-only event at the Russell Industrial Center on Detroit’s east side. We’re posting it here so you can watch the reveal in the friendly confines of TTAC and then discuss it amongst the best & brightest. I’m heading over to the debut in a couple of hours and hope to have photos and a report on the new Vette posted later this evening.

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