The Stingray returns: Chevy unveils C7 Corvette | Synopsis

The Stingray returns: Chevy unveils C7 Corvette

1973 Chevrolet Corvette

1973 Chevrolet Corvette by Dave Hamster
License (according to Flickr): Attribution License


They were the darkest of days, all the more so in the design studios at General Motors where a small team had been assembled and given the less than humble task of building the world’s best sports car. True, the Chevrolet Corvette has always been an icon of American design, but this time, Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter and design director Tom Peters had to take things the next step, producing a vehicle that could challenge and beat the best the Germans and Italians could throw at it.  There was only a few problems: the U.S. economy was in meltdown, the automotive market was facing its worst downturn in more than half a century and General Motors was rapidly running out of cash and seemed all but certain to declare bankruptcy.   And when it did in June 1, 2009, the lights went out.


Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter

Overall Sentiment: -0.0422617

Relevance: 0.336019

Sentiment Quote
0.0634967 “There wasn’t going to be a Corvette if we couldn’t do better,” recalls Juechter. 
Sentiment Stats:
  • Number of Quotes: 1
  • Aggregate Sentiment: 0.0634967
  • Mean: 0.0634967
  • Standard Deviation: 1.4142135623731

Tom Peters

Overall Sentiment: -0.145834

Relevance: 0.261814

Harley Earl

Overall Sentiment: 0.0652972

Relevance: 0.20897

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Overall Sentiment: 0

Relevance: 0.185728


  • Aggregate Sentiment is meant to be an indicator of an individual’s overall sentiment.
  • The Mean is meant to be an indicator of an individual’s average comment sentiment.
  • The Standard Deviation, when there are enough quotes, will indicate an individual’s consistency of sentiment (i.e. a Standard Deviation of 0 would mean they were very consistent in their sentiment and 1 would mean they were very inconsistent).

Note that quote stats are likely to be meaningless beyond the aggregate score due to the tiny sample size. However, they are always provided just in case you find something useful there.

Additional Info:

Company: General Motors

Overall Sentiment: 0.0369913

Relevance: 0.586897

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Automobile: Corvette

Overall Sentiment: 0.143982

Relevance: 0.846399

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The Stingray returns: Chevy unveils C7 Corvette

Webpage Provided Desc:

It almost didn’t happen. Between General Motors’ bankruptcy and plenty of internal debate, the seventh-generation Chevrolet Corvette nearly failed to materialize. But after a two-year delay, the C7 is finally ready to make its tire-spinning debut.

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