Chevrolet, Buick and GMC Expand Military Discounts
Now through May 31, 2016, Chevrolet, Buick and GMC will expand their military discount programs for all 21 million U.S. military veterans and their spouses, in honor of National Military Appreciation Month.
GM offers the industry's most comprehensive automotive military discount program. The program is available to U.S. military veterans, active-duty personnel, reservists, retirees and their spouses.
The discount is available for popular models including the 2015 and 2016 Corvette. Complete details on eligibility is available on our website here.
Skip Barber Racing School Heads to NCM Motorsports Park
Skip Barber Racing School is heading to your favorite track this summer - NCM Motorsports Park! Take advantage of their time-tested programs at the home of Corvette. Book a 3 Day Racing School and a 2 Day Advanced and receive a special offer to NCM insiders – 30% off! Both programs are offered at $4,382, that’s a savings of $1,878! Once you’ve completed both programs, you’ll be eligible for an SCCA regional competition license* and eligible to compete in the Skip Barber Championship Series!
Don’t miss out on the savings and experience of a lifetime. Save your seat today! Use offer code NCM30. Code expires Friday, April 15 at 5pm.
Chevrolet Corvette Plant Gets $439 Million in Upgrades
Corvette paint is about to get a lot more high-tech and a lot more environmentally friendly thanks to a $439 million investment by General Motors. Construction of the new paint shop, which includes substantial technology upgrades, is planned to begin this summer and take approximately two years to complete.
Along with new tooling and robots, the paint shop’s state-of-the-art environmental and efficiency enhancements include:
Dry Scrubber Booth Technology with Limestone Handling System designed to eliminate sludge water and waste
Light-emitting diode, or LED, lighting for process decks for improved visual inspection as well as energy savings
State-of-the-art FANUC robots with Versa-bell 3 electrostatic applicators for an extremely smooth finish and maximum transfer efficiency, saving 25 percent of the paint material used, which also benefits the environment
Longer, high-efficiency baking ovens for exceptional paint finish and lower energy use.
The first retail production 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Collector’s Edition will be auctioned Friday, April 8, in lot #3003 at 6 p.m. EDT at the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach, Fl. Auction. One hundred percent of the sale pricefrom the auction will benefit the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.
Read more about the auction and charity beneficiary online here. And if you are at Barrett-Jackson, please be sure to stop by the National Corvette Museum booth, located adjacent to the Chevrolet booth!
Corvette Racing Events Coming Up
Our favorite team in black and yellow will be taking to the track two times this month. Check out the details below! April 16, 2016
Long Beach Grand Prix Circuit
Continental Monterey Grand Prix / IMSA WeatherTech Championship Series Passes and Corvette Corral. Add a Corvette Corral parking pass for $25 for the weekend here.
Corvette Racing Banquet featuring the Corvette Racing team and Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter
Saturday, April 30 at 6pm at the Embassy Suites, Seaside, CA. Learn more here.
Hooked on Corvettes and Taste of the Track Day at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
Monday, May 2nd.
Hooked on Corvettes: Five 20-minute sessions $359, includes lunch. Register here.
Taste of the Track: lead and follow spirited tour around the track. Two sessions, 20 minutes around the track. $100 per car with driver lunch provided. Passengers are allowed. Helmets required. Extra lunch fee applies. Register here.