The Truth About Cars » stingray http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:40:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Vellum Venom Vignette: Styling the Shark Jump? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/vellum-venom-vignette-buffalo-butts-saggy-schnozzes/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/vellum-venom-vignette-buffalo-butts-saggy-schnozzes/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 12:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1075194 Bob writes: Hi Sajeev. I’m annoyed by styling that makes the trim height look wrong. Most cars today look like the front is sagging or the rear is too high. The stylists even slant side creases and trim strips down toward the front (Man, I hate that. – SM) to create this look even though a close look […]

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Bob writes: Hi Sajeev. I’m annoyed by styling that makes the trim height look wrong. Most cars today look like the front is sagging or the rear is too high. The stylists even slant side creases and trim strips down toward the front (Man, I hate that. – SM) to create this look even though a close look […]

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“Official” Performance Figures For The C7 Stingray Are Here… And They’re Grand http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/official-performance-figures-for-the-c7-stingray-are-here-and-theyre-grand/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/official-performance-figures-for-the-c7-stingray-are-here-and-theyre-grand/#comments Thu, 20 Jun 2013 19:15:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=492806 The first source of performance numbers for the new C7 Corvette is, not surprisingly in this day and age, GM itself. Some of the numbers are extremely useful, others less so. First, the basics. The C7 Stingray, when equipped with the Z51 Performance Package, turns a quarter-mile of 12.0@119. If you’re interested in comparing the […]

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The first source of performance numbers for the new C7 Corvette is, not surprisingly in this day and age, GM itself. Some of the numbers are extremely useful, others less so. First, the basics. The C7 Stingray, when equipped with the Z51 Performance Package, turns a quarter-mile of 12.0@119. If you’re interested in comparing the […]

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Vellum Venom Vignette: Ridin’ Spinners (Part II) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/vellum-venom-vignette-ridin-spinners-part-ii/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/vellum-venom-vignette-ridin-spinners-part-ii/#comments Thu, 04 Apr 2013 16:01:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=483542 I’d be a day late and a dollar short if I cared about being professional automotive journalist. To wit, we recently discussed how the digitally rendered C7 Stingray droptop Vette’s 5-spoke wheels look like a last-minute “virtual” hackjob for a looming deadline. The nice folks at Corvetteblogger show otherwise during their visit to the New […]

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I’d be a day late and a dollar short if I cared about being professional automotive journalist. To wit, we recently discussed how the digitally rendered C7 Stingray droptop Vette’s 5-spoke wheels look like a last-minute “virtual” hackjob for a looming deadline. The nice folks at Corvetteblogger show otherwise during their visit to the New […]

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Vellum Venom Vignette: Ridin’ Spinners http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/vellum-venom-vignette-ridin-spinners/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/vellum-venom-vignette-ridin-spinners/#comments Tue, 05 Mar 2013 11:36:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=480060 Here’s the funny thing about being a failed designer-turned-blogger in today’s world of information overload: designers make mistakes and we get to discuss them.  The autoblogosphere is buzzing about the upcoming C7 Stingray softtop, but as my mangled merging of GM’s PR photos show, someone forgot to sweat the details before hitting the news wires.  […]

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Here’s the funny thing about being a failed designer-turned-blogger in today’s world of information overload: designers make mistakes and we get to discuss them.  The autoblogosphere is buzzing about the upcoming C7 Stingray softtop, but as my mangled merging of GM’s PR photos show, someone forgot to sweat the details before hitting the news wires.  […]

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