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Monday, January 14, 2013

New Corvette bursts onto the road after 9 years

General Motors unveils its newly redesigned Corvette Stingray in a formal industrial complex, Sunday. When 1,000 GM engineers and designers started work on the next-generation Corvette, they began with the usual priority list for a muscle car. Killer looks. Big engine. Fast. But topping the list was something that belies the roar of the Chevrolet's giant V-8: Gas mileage.