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 |  Feb 12 2014, 12:11 PM


A sinkhole that opened early this morning under the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky. damaged the facility and consumed eight cars.

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 |  Dec 12 2013, 12:01 AM


As expected, Chevrolet Racing will be back in action for the 2014 season.
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 |  Apr 01 2013, 6:32 PM

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

General Motors has notified roughly 900 of its over 3,000 Chevrolet dealerships that they qualify to sell the 2014 Corvette Stingray when it launches.

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 |  Jan 23 2013, 12:32 PM

The 2014 Chevy Corvette is set to hit dealerships by late summer of 2013, though for the first time in GM’s history, only certain dealers will be granted access to the bow tie brand’s sports car. 

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 |  Dec 23 2012, 10:44 AM

Late in October, Chevrolet confirmed that the 2014 Corvette would be powered by a 6.2-liter, LT1 V8 engine with 450 hp and 450 lb-ft of torque, possibly making the new base model C7 nearly as fast as the outgoing Z06.

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 |  Dec 17 2012, 10:45 AM

The all new 2014 Chevy Corvette is coming in a few short weeks, and today Chevy released the third video in a string of teasers, with this one showing off some interior touches such as the seat stitching. 

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 |  Oct 22 2012, 3:42 PM

If you don’t think sculpting clay models can be cool, think again.

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 |  Sep 08 2011, 9:00 AM


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 Corvette has been dubbed the SEMA/Spring Mountain Special Edition and chances are we’ll be seeing it in action at the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School right outside Las Vegas at Spring Mountain Raceway – not to mention at the upcoming SEMA Show in November.

The special edition 2012 Z06 features a carbon fiber hood and full-body racing stripes. On all four corners are black wheels with a red stripe, borrowed from the Centennial Edition, while the interior features embroidered seats with “100 Years” on them. Displayed prominently on the side of the car is Ron Fellows’ #3 racing number which is complemented by graphics stating “Hall of Fame”. In the rear, the Vette has graphics from Mosport Raceway, which Ron co-owns, plus logos from his own driving school.

[Source: Corvette Blogger]

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 |  Feb 19 2011, 2:38 PM


Two one-of-a-kind Chevrolet Corvettes were given away recently at the Corvette Dream Giveaway, one of them being this 2010 Brad Paisley Hero Edition Corvette ZR1. The other was a 1967 Corvette convertible Sting Ray.

The draw was created to aid in the expansion of the Kids Wish Network’s “Hero” program and the Corvette Dream Giveaway’s lucky winner was Brian Landgren of Washington.

While a unique supercar-killer in its own right, this particular ZR1 received some tweaks from Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, squeezing out 720-hp, a nice increase over the factory’s 638-hp figure.

Unique features in the aesthetics department include country star Brad Paisley’s signature under the hood of the vehicle. The exterior of the 2010 ZR1 has been refinished in Ermine White, matching the 1967 Sting Ray that was also given away.

Inside the cockpit, a red interior with a ton of red accents contrasts the carbon fiber accessories.

GALLERY: Brad Paisley Corvette ZR1 Hero Edition

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[Source: Topspeed]

 |  Oct 20 2010, 8:51 PM

Yeah, so… what happened? How in the world does a convertible Corvette end up in the water? Better yet, how does a Hertz rental convertible Corvette end up in the water? And of course, everything’s all captured on video and shared with the world via YouTube.

The story according to NBC San Diego is that a visiting couple had rented the Corvette and hit up Pacific Beach in San Diego for a night filled with festivities. Apparently one too many festivities. They met up with an unsuspecting individual at the bar and after he disclosed that he had never driven a Corvette before, the couple felt obliged to offer him the keys to their rental.

And the result? Well, apparently the driver took more than just a joyride by taking the Corvette out onto the beach, doing a couple of donuts and pointing the nose straight into the water. Unfortunately no video footage of the actual event unfolding has surfaced, but the aftermath is pretty entertaining.

Just another reason to never buy a rental car. Tsk tsk. By the way, the driver wasn’t harmed; he just ran away from the scene. The couple was held and released by the local police.

Check out the hilarious video after the break.

[Source: NBC San Diego via Autoblog]

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