As soon as you entered the facility, you are greet by few C6 ZR1 and C6 Grand Sport parked in the main lobby. NCM hosts monthly raffle give-away. This month they are giving away a brand new ZR1 and a Grand sport. (A raffle ticket is $1000 a piece)
The actual piston and rod from the 24hrs of LeMan 2001 GTS winner #63 C5R.
Demonstration on mass difference between C5 Z06, base model C5, and carbon rotor from C5R
A nice collection of Corvette racing history.
Control yourself, engine poRn alert
The beginning of Small Block Chevy. With the great success of 4th gen SBC (LS1,2,3,6,7,9); General Motor will be presenting a new 5th Gen SBC LT-1 soon with direction injection and variable cam timing. Bore spacing and deck height will remain the same, otherwise it would not be a called as a SBC.
Ever since C5 Corvette, the transmission is moved to the rear as a transaxle to provide optimum weight distribution. This is the torque tube which connect the flywheel to the input shaft of the transxle.
NCM provided a setup that allowed visitors to lift up the aluminum chassis and experience the feather weight structure.
Aerial image of upcoming NCM Motorsports Park, which will host the official Corvette Plant delivery option. Way better than picking up your brand new Vette from the dealership.
I did not know C4 "ZR-12" existed until yesterday. Italian 60 deg flat-plane V12 is common in supercar world. Ever heard of 90deg Cross-plane V12 built by Ryan Falconer? 600cui, 700hp/700tq in an extended (8" wheel base) C4 prototype.
THE 1987 Callaway Corvette
Twin Turbo Callaway
C4 Grand Sport Prototype. I love that blue
C4 ZR 1 with the DOHC LT5 v8
The iconic transversely mount leaf spring (composite spring) and front suspension design. The upcoming C7 will also sport the same design.
The famous "Blue Devil" press release car when C6 ZR1 first came out.
That's all folks. Be sure follow the 2013 Detroit Auto Show to find out more about the upcoming 2014 C7 Corvette. For those of you who still play Gran Turismo 5. Polyphony and GM will celebrate the release of C7, a FREE DLC of C7 Stingray will be available tomorrow (Jan 15th, 2013) in Playstation store.