Chevy displayed “Project Opel” at the 1953 GM Motorama Show in New York City simply to liven up the display of stodgy sedans. A two-seater concept car equipped with a straight six-engine and a two-speed automatic transmission, it was so well received it went into production, becoming C1, the first generation Corvette. The 8th Generation Corvette is generating an even larger wave of excitement. The tech is impressive, including the fact this is the first Corvette to not have a leaf-spring suspension. The most compelling observation is the location of the engine. In one gigantic leap, Corvette has joined the ranks of mid-engine supercars. The Z51 performance package option, gets you a 495-hp V8 mated to an 8-speed automatic that goes from full stop to 60 mph in 3 seconds. Whiplash insurance is definitely worth considering. The body looks like the love child of a McClaren and an Acura NSX and the interior is a driver’s delight. At a third or less of the price of the European alternatives, the C8 has reinvented the supercar; Chevrolet.com.
Perhaps no other place in the world offers a more dynamic lifestyle than Brickell. For natives and newcomers alike, the area’s energy is undeniable. Herewith: A glimpse at some of the newest residents in the neighborhood. Their stories, careers and savoir faire will inspire you to consider the move into an urban core that yields innovation, encourages entrepreneurism and makes dreams come true.
As the tallest building in the State of Florida and the tallest residential building south of Manhattan, Panorama Tower quite literally towers above all other properties in Miami. Developer Florida East Coast Realty created the tower with an overabundance of amenities, totaling an astounding 100,000 sq. ft., so that residents never need to leave the building.