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Corvette Lifestyles

This Florida Rabbi has been Driving the Same 1968 Corvette Since New

If you visit the American Collectors Insurance website, you’ll find a page called “Tell Us Your Story,” where enthusiasts are encouraged to share tales about their vehicles.

That’s where we found a very unusual story that proves Corvette fever can afflict anyone, even a Rabbi!

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SRT CEO Ralph Gilles Says Viper Isn’t A Corvette

by Mitch Talley on January 30, 2014

SRT CEO Gilles Says Viper Isn't A Corvette
Photo Credit: Edmunds.com

Maybe this is what the boss has to say when your competition is smashing you in the sales – and critical reviews – departments.

“We’ve never tried to be Corvette. We never will be. We’re handmade. It takes 18 hours to paint the stripe on a Viper. We color sand the entire car, inside and outside. All the panels are beautifully finished. We’re trying to build a custom show car that you can own. This is not a disposable device here.”

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Edmunds.com Editor Recounts Harrowing Tale of Driving a 2014 Corvette Stingray in a Blizzard

Last year Edmunds.com bought a 2014 Corvette Stingray Z51 Coupe to use as a long-term test vehicle and we’ve been following some of the car’s tests on their twitter feed. Recently, Edmunds staff drove the Corvette to Detroit for the North American International Auto Show and on the way encountered a huge snow storm in the Colorado mountains.

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Bob Drews’ 40 Year Love Affair with a 1957 Corvette

by Mitch Talley on January 24, 2014

Bob Drew's 40 Year Love Affair with a 1957 Corvette

A love affair with 1957 Corvettes has stirred the heart of Bob Drews since the 1960s.

That’s when he first felt the passion of the ’57 that belonged to a neighbor who eventually let Drews help him in the pits when he was racing the car.

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[VIDEO] Criswell Corvette's Mike Furman Delivers His 3,000th Corvette

Congratulations to our friend and CorvetteBlogger sponsor Mike Furman of Criswell Corvette who earlier this month delivered his 3,000th Corvette to a customer. Mike’s first Corvette sale goes all the way back to July 26, 1978 when he sold a 1978 Corvette to Cassius De la Victoria. Some 426 months later, Mike delivered his 3,000th Corvette to a customer from Potomac, MD.

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[PIC] Corvette Makes First Public Appearance 61 Years Ago Today

Here’s EX-122, the 1953 Motorama Show car as it made its first public appearance 61 years ago today in New York City.

The Corvette was developed over 1952 and on January 17, 1953 it became the star of the GM Motorama at the Waldorf-Astoria.

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[VIDEO] 2015 C7 Corvette Z06 IDLING at NAIAS

by Keith Cornett on January 15, 2014

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

DtRockstar1 captures some footage of the all new 2015 C7 Corvette Z06 idling and driving down the floor at the 2014 North American International Auto Show, or NAIAS. This car is so badass, I like it even better than the base model.

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Look what you get when you mix 3 GoPro HD’s with the Ben Bray 1963 Corvette Burnout at Summernats 27

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[PIC] Harlan Charles Drives a 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible to Work

Proving that the Corvette Stingray is a car for all kinds of weather, Corvette Product Manager Harlan Charles drove his 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible to work this morning.

Harlan perfectly summed up the spirit of Corvette enthusiasts who drive their Corvettes in all kinds of weather with this caption:

“Yes, I did it again. Nothing stops the Corvette Stingray

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The Annual Corvette Enthusiast's Night Before Christmas 2013

Since our inaugural year of blogging about Corvettes in 2005, we’ve run a “Corvette Style” version of the famous “Twas The Night Before Christmas” poem. Last year the poem was updated to include the new C7 Corvette by our friend and contributor Rick Tavel. Since the new 2014 Corvette Stingray was introduced this January, it was only fitting that the holiday classic receive another update.

We’d like to wish everyone who visits CorvetteBlogger a very Merry Christmas and Christmas wishes go out to the men and women serving our country in the armed forces both home and abroad. God Bless you all!

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