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2014 Corvette flashes new logo before January debut

The seventh-generation Corvette will be revealed a day before the North American International Auto Show.

By Clifford Atiyeh Oct 18, 2012 7:15AM
Chevrolet teased enthusiasts with a redesigned flag logo that will bow on the all-new 2014 Corvette, set to debut a day before the North American International Auto Show opens in Detroit Jan. 14.

The crossed flags -- one a checkered racing flag, the other a red flag incorporating the Chevrolet emblem and a fleur-de-lis -- have been a 'Vette symbol since 1953 (here's a good look at all of them). The differences are subtle, but the latest emblem is more acute and V-shaped than ever before. More than 1.5 million Corvettes have been sold, and the seventh-generation model promises greater speed and more refinement.

The car's general shape and design cues have been leaked since last November, when Jalopnik posted the first unofficial rendering, which ended up being surprisingly accurate when later compared with spy photos and video renderings inadvertently published by a General Motors supplier.


While exact specifications are anyone's guess, the consensus is that the new Corvette will receive improved seats and higher-quality interior fittings -- criticisms that never went away during the sixth-generation model's entire eight-year run. A more efficient turbocharged V8 engine is also rumored.

Now that the all-new SRT Viper is back in business, we can't wait for a standoff between these two next summer, when the Corvette supposedly will reach dealerships.

[Source: GM]

29Comments
Oct 24, 2012 4:17AM
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I hope they fix the interior and make it more aggressive. Other than that, I will have on someday. Until then, more realistically I'll probably buy a challenger since I sold my GTO. Chevy is making some really awesome cars right now.
Oct 23, 2012 6:00AM
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I'm Praying the Economy gets better. I might just look into Owning my first Vette ever.
Oct 20, 2012 6:07PM
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I have a c4 in my garage everytime i bring it out i get oooss and aaahhhss i sat in a 2013 at the dealearship those cars are awsome for an american made. 
Oct 20, 2012 5:11PM
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Looks sweet. I have always dreamed of owning one since I saw one on a Beach Boys Album. They will always be America's Car. But...not all of us will  be lucky enough to own one.

Oct 20, 2012 1:13PM
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Cars like the Vette and Viper are exercises for concept cars to make it to the street. These cars are deliberately priced out of most people's price range because if too many of them make it to production they lower the company's average fuel economy which would result in gov't penalties.
Oct 20, 2012 8:33AM
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Look like bad ride and hope safe, Lance
Oct 20, 2012 6:43AM
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Fat bloated expensive but fast. Bring back the classic styles of the  60 and 65 vette
Oct 19, 2012 8:15PM
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I have dreamed of owning a 'Vette since 1953.  Every time a new generation of 'Vette comes out the only thing I say is "They can't get any better." Now this gen.  All I have to say is "Quit teasing me and let me win the lottery so I can buy one."  Looks as if this gen is going to be another grand slam for Chevy.  My granddaughter is always asking me to go and buy one for her.  Looks like I'm not the only 'Vette fan in the family. This new Corvette is definitely one bad-a$$ car. And from what I hear it gets GREAT gas mileage. And as a post script, If I DO win the lottery I'm getting 2 of them. One for me and one for my granddaughter.
Oct 19, 2012 7:10PM
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