Bidders have a chance to own what could easily be considered one of the greatest pieces of Americana ever sold on eBay: Neil Armstrong’s 1967 Chevrolet Corvette. Continue Reading...
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Up for sale is a rare 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray convertible with an asking price of $159,900 sporting a Ferrari yellow and black paint job. The C2 Stingray features an accident-free fiberglass body crafted by Corvette Restorations AZ. Along with the immaculate body, a couple of bolt-ons were added to make it more aggressive and… Continue Reading...
The sixth-generation Chevrolet Corvette is heading into its final year of production, signifying a highly successful seven year production run. As it prepares to be replaced, the American automaker is giving the C6 ‘Vette a new paint shade, Night Race Blue. The Night Race Blue is a classy shade of blue which will complement the… Continue Reading...
Last month we reported the top 10 cars with the highest percentage of female owners, and now we have a less-than-surprising list of top 10 cars with the highest percentage of male buyers. The list is courtesy InsideLine with the data provided by Polk and reflects total purchases made last year in 2011. Coming in at number… Continue Reading...
Blowing candles out on a birthday cake seems like an age-old tradition, but who would have thought a car could do it? When one of America’s most famous sports car turned 60, Chevrolet decided to give it its candles to blow out. The American automaker took a Corvette 427 Convertible out to the track that… Continue Reading...
The late Paul Newman will be remembered by automotive enthusiasts worldwide, though perhaps in varying ways by different people. Whether it was being a friend and rival to Steve McQueen, or racing the 24 Hours of Le Mans in Barbour’s Porsche 935, or being the oldest driver at age 70 to be part of a… Continue Reading...
There isn’t a particularly impressive way to write it, but then again there probably doesn’t have to be: a 25-car collection of classic Chevrolet Corvettes will go on sale in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., next weekend. The list includes cars running from1953-1969 in consecutive, uninterrupted order without a single model repeat. Owner Tony Parella is selling… Continue Reading...
Collector’s editions are always nice to have, especially when quantities are limited. When it’s the last of a generation of iconic Chevrolet Corvette models, and only 190 were made… it’s an even bigger deal. Up for sale is the 330-hp, LT4-equipped Corvette Grand Sport Convertible, produced back in 1996 to celebrate the outgoing of the… Continue Reading...
As if winning Super Bowl XLVI and becoming the MVP of the game wasn’t enough, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning was also handed the keys to a 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Convertible Centennial Edition. The MVP Award winner was chosen through a media panel and fan vote on www.superbowl.com during the game, and… Continue Reading...
The first ever 2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible went for a hot $600,000 at the 2012 Barrett-Jackson auction. Sporting VIN #001, the convertible sports car was sold to Ron Pratte, a multi-millionaire who made his fortunes from wood framing and concrete foundations. When the ‘Vette first hit the auction block, it caused a bidding frenzy… Continue Reading...
When the Chevy Corvette celebrated its 50th birthday back in 2003, many enthusiasts were hoping for a special edition model to be released. Chevrolet for the most part failed to deliver, only offering a version with custom paint and an emblem package. The aftermarket decided to take things into their own hands, coming up with… Continue Reading...
Men in the U.S. went big, brawny and sporty in 2011 – that is, when it came to the kind of vehicles they bought this past year. According to J.D. Power’s Power Information Network (PIN) real-time transaction data, men leaned towards sports cars and pickup trucks in the first 11 months of 2011. In fact,… Continue Reading...
Hertz Adds Cadillac CTS, Chevy Camaro SS Convertible and Corvette Convertible To Prestige And Adrenaline Collections
Hertz has expanded its Prestige and Adrenaline Collections, now offering the Cadillac CTS, Chevy Camaro SS Convertible and Corvette Convertible for rental in 2012. In their desire to offer their customers a greater variety of exciting cars that they can rent, Hertz’s Adrenaline Collection will now feature the 6.2L V8 powered Camaro SS and Corvette… Continue Reading...
Set to compete in the 2012 Grand-Am Racing Series and making its debut at the upcoming Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona Race, Chevrolet’s Corvette Daytona Prototype was caught testing at Daytona and there’s plenty of videos showing what it can do. The footage includes some fan-shot videos that really show off what the car is… Continue Reading...
Autocross is generally the safest form of motorsport you can participate in. Most courses are setup to focus on skillful driving rather than high speed passes, leveraging your vehicle’s handling and brakes more than its horsepower. Unfortunately for this Chevrolet Corvette, a cold track with cold tires meant a long, unintentional sideways slide into the… Continue Reading...
Roughly 24 hours after renderings of the C7 Corvette surfaced, Chevrolet has unveiled a Corvette of a different sort, one meant for competition use only. The Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype will compete in the Grand-Am Racing series in 2012 and make its debut at the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona race. Four teams will run… Continue Reading...
One of America’s most iconic sports car is due for a refresh and now renderings of the new Chevrolet Corvette C7 has hit the Internet thanks to hours of hard work from Jalopnik who got a glimpse of the next generation They decided to do all of us automotive nuts a favor, whipping up… Continue Reading...
Lingenfelter Performance Engineering has been hard at work tuning the LS9 found in 2009-2012 Chevrolet Corvettes, and now has three engine packages for those hungry for more horsepower. The first, offers up to 680-hp thanks to a supercharger pulley upgrade, while the remaining two are both supercharger system upgrades, one of which brings power output… Continue Reading...
While it may seem that most of Chevrolet’s attention is on their Camaro model for this year’s SEMA Show, they did announce a pair of Corvettes that will be shown off on the show floor. Celebrating 30 years of “Corvettes at Carlisle”, Chevy will show off a special edition Corvette Carlisle Blue Grand Sport Concept… Continue Reading...
An Automotive News article suggests that a re-designed Chevrolet Corvette, known internally as the C7, will bow in 2013. GM design chief Ed Wellburn said that work is ongoing for the new Corvette, and one of the main challenges is designing a car that can appeal to a younger audience while staying faithful to the… Continue Reading...
Former Corvette Racing driver and motorsports icon Ron Fellows recently had the pleasure of being inducted into Corvette’s Hall of Fame. And as if that wasn’t a big enough honor for Fellows, he was also presented with this wicked 2012 Corvette Z06 at the National Corvette Museum’s 17th Annual Labor Day celebration. This particular Chevy… Continue Reading...
Back in 1980, California Custom Coachworks did a limited run of just five Chevrolet Corvette sedans for customers (a total of six were produced, one of them being a prototype). They took the stock body Corvettes, lengthened them by 30 inches, adding a significant 500-lb weight gain to the body. The result however was a very… Continue Reading...
We’ve seen a lot of resto-mod projects, but this one may be the finest one yet. Starting with one of the most timeless body styles ever, a 1958 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster, the restoration project involved giving it a new-generation Corvette LT1 powerplant and suspension on a custom frame. The result is a 300-hp classic featuring… Continue Reading...
The wrap company out of Czech Republic, Tintek, has been producing chrome vehicles for the Internet to enjoy for quite some time now. New to their collection is a Chevrolet Corvette, and if that wasn’t enough, this Corvette sports a set of vertical doors. A quick peek at their website reveals that Tintek doesn’t look… Continue Reading...