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[PICS] Corvette Stingray Painted for Detroit Art Museum Fundraiser

On Friday evening at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD), three GM design employees used a vinyl-wrapped Arctic White Corvette Stingray as their canvas and repainted the sports car live during a fundraiser which generated nearly $400,000.

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National Corvette Seller Mike Furman Nominated for the GM Mark of Customer Excellence Award

The thousands of Corvette owners he’s gone out of his way to make happy over the past 37 years don’t need to see an award to know what a great salesman Mike Furman is.

They’ve seen with their own eyes what a great job he does for his customers.

Still, though, Corvette’s No. 1 salesman has just added a very impressive feather to his cap. He recently became the first dealership employee ever to be nominated for the prestigious GM Mark of Customer Excellence Award.

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Corvettes on eBay: Barn Find 1966 Corvette Big Block Convertible

If you’re in the market for a mid-year big block convertible barn find, you may want to head over to eBay Motors and take a look at what they have on the auction block—there’s a 427/390 hp ’66 Sting Ray that may be beckoning to you.

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Corvettes on eBay: 1979 Custom Duntov Turbo Corvette Offered at No Reserve

A Duntov Turbo Corvette, one of the lesser-known Corvette models, is up for sale on eBay and is being offered at no reserve.

The Duntov Turbo Corvette was a collaboration between American Custom Industries (ACI) and Zora Arkus-Duntov following Zora’s retirement from General Motors in 1975. The Duntov Turbo Corvette should not be confused with the 1979 Turbo Corvette and the 1980 Turbo Corvette, both of which were General Motors prototypes. General Motors did not participate in either the design or the manufacture of the Duntov Turbo as both were the responsibility of ACI.

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[VIDEO] Corvette Stingray Shows Up at the End of the New Brett Favre Commercial

Ever since getting out football, Brett Favre has let himself go. The former NFL quarterback grew out his beard and his hair got a little shaggy. But now we see that Favre has a new endorsement deal for the MicroTouch Personal Groomer and the little shaver with the LED light finally gets his appearance back under control.

In fact, Brett looks so good by the end of the commercial, he’s taking his wife Deanna out on the town in a Crystal Red Metallic Corvette Stingray Coupe!

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[VIDEO] Brembo Shows Off Its Stopping Power in the 2015 Corvette Z06

Chevy released the amazing 0-60 time of 2.95 seconds for the 2015 Corvette Z06, the fastest time ever for a GM production car.

Equally as amazing is how quickly the Z06 can go from 60 to 0 mph – in 99.6 feet with the Z07 package!

Brembo is the brains behind that stellar performance, and the company recently released a neat video explaining how its carbon ceramic brake system does the trick.

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This 1962 Corvette Earns a Blue Ribbon Despite Squirting a Judge with Washer Fluid
Photo Credit: Dan Proudfoot

Doug Kinsman was just following orders when one of the judges at a prestigious car show asked him to see if the windshield washers worked on his 1962 Corvette.

Kinsman’s car was being judged last month at Cobble Beach when judge John Ballard requested the operation of the washers.

Kinsman had never tried them so he said he didn’t know if they would work or not.

He soon found out that they did squirt washer fluid, lots of it, in fact – just not in the right place.

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[VIDEO] 1962 Corvette Earns Keith's Choice Award at 2014 Corvette FunFest

Part of our responsibilities when covering Mid America Motorwork’s 2014 Corvette FunFest is the selection of a Corvette for our celebrity choice award. As we wandered Corvette FunFest’s back parking lot looking for the appropriate Corvette, we realized our work would be cut out for us. So many great Corvettes. So many great stories.

That’s when I spotted Mike McGuirk and his son Mike sitting behind a Honduras Maroon 1962 Corvette.

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[VIDEO] Stingray: The Movie

by Mitch Talley on October 7, 2014

[VIDEO] Stingray: The Movie

The 2014 Corvette Stingray has been a popular choice for moviemakers.

In this 6-minute, 22-second flick on YouTube called “Stingray the Movie,” produced by Raj Patel and directed by Joe Clarke, we see two men recruited to do a getaway job for a local kingpin who’s described as “a bit of a whack job…bit of a temper.”

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Corvettes on eBay: Lingenfelter-Tuned Karl Kustom 2009 Corvette Z06 with 660 hp!

If you’re a big Corvette restomod fan and you also love the looks of the classic split window coupes, listen up — eBay has a car that might make you reach for your checkbook. The mint condition restomod coupe with only 2,124 miles on the clock is based on a 2009 Z06 coupe and wears a custom body by Karl Kustom Corvettes resembling the 1963 Corvette Sting Ray split window coupe. The interior has been refinished by Karls for a more classic look of the original SWC.

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