Corvette Quarterly’s 1999 Jay Leno Interview

Jay Leno Finally Gets A Corvette!

Dateline: 5.4.22 (Corvette Quarterly interview below) – Jay Leno is arguably more popular today within the car community than he ever was when he was the host of The Tonight Show for nineteen years. Jay appears to be having more fun doing his Jay Leno’s Garage programs than he ever was when hosting The Tonight Show. Not that The Tonight Show was a drag, but you can clearly see that cars, motorcycles, and machines are his first passion. Continue reading “Corvette Quarterly’s 1999 Jay Leno Interview”

Vette Videos: Zora Arkus-Duntov Biographer, Jerry Burton Speaks!

Dateline: 8.17.11
Former Corvette Quarterly Editor and Campbell-Ewald Associate Creative Director Jerry Burton Chats with Bentley Publishing about Corvettes

Yesterday we shared with you the Facebook page for Zora Arkus-Duntov.I don’t know if GM still has this policy, but back in Duntov’s day, GM had a manditory retirement age of 65. So on January 13, 1975 Zora had his official GM Retirement Dinner. Aside from a few minor consulting projects, Duntov has was out of the Corvette picture. It’s almost hard to believe that he’s been out for over 36 years now. In retrospect, he was only involved with the Corvette for 22 years but obviously made a tremendous and lasting impact. In part 1, Jerry talks about his involvement with Chevrolet and the Corvette team.

In part 2, Jerry talks about possible technologies that might be used in the Corvette as a means of complying with the ever increasing fuel efficiency standards that all new cars will be required to meet. While numbers such as 35-to-40 mpg migh sound intimidating, Jerry tells of a C6 Corvette that he tested that got 30.5-mpg! Continue reading “Vette Videos: Zora Arkus-Duntov Biographer, Jerry Burton Speaks!”