Author: ±© Flipper Mike ®³ Date: Jul 11, 2007 22:04
> Can you spot the Democrat?
A little history about the Chevroley Corvette.. The Chevrolet Corvette
is the sports car that has been manufactured by Chevrolet since 1953. It
is built today exclusively at a General Motors assembly plant in Bowling
Green, Kentucky, U.S.A.. It was the first all-American sports car built
by an American car manufacturer. The National Corvette Museum is also
located in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
For more than 50 years, Corvettes have combined very powerful engines,
such as the 400hp LS2 or 505hp LS7, with relative affordability,
especially when compared with more prestigious marques of similar
performance. Older generations of the Corvette have been criticized for
being crude and lacking in refinement by European sports car standards,
and their on-limit handling is a divisive issue garnering both praise
and reproach. Recent generations of the Corvette, however, are widely
seen as being much improved in these areas.
Corvettes tend to emphasize simplicity over technical complexity. Where
nearly all competing marques rely on smaller displacement, more complex
and faster-revving engines, the Corvette uses a simpler...