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Transformers Customized 2006 Corvette a No Sale on eBay

by Bruce Troxell on September 7, 2014

Transformers Customized 2006 Corvette a No Sale on eBay

One of the great things about the Corvette community is its appreciable tolerance of divergent viewpoints. Those who think the ultimate Corvette is a pristine Top Flight® award winner get along, at least for the most part, with those who think that a 1,000 horsepower in their modified Corvette is almost enough. If we accept this premise, then there must be Corvette fan somewhere who is also a Transformers aficionado and would love to have a modern, say a 2006, Corvette coupe that has been customized to pay homage to Autobot Sideswipe from the film Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.

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The Corvette Vanity Plates at Corvettes at Carlisle 2014

by Keith Cornett on September 6, 2014

The Corvette Vanity Plates at Corvettes at Carlisle 2014

No other show like Corvettes at Carlisle can bring together the eclectic mix of Corvettes and the vanity license plates that adorn them. We love walking row after row of Corvettes and checking out all the great plates that tell us so much about the owner.

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Lego Artist Recreates the 1969 Corvette Stingray

by Mitch Talley on September 4, 2014

Lego Artist Recreates the 1969 Corvette Stingray

Like many Corvette enthusiasts, I’ve always loved the look of the 1969 Stingray.

Here’s a fellow who took his love for the ’69 ‘Vette a step further.

“Ever since I can remember I’ve always wanted a ’69 Vette. So I built one,” says Brickdater.

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[PICS] Kerbeck Compares the New 2015 Corvette's Shark Gray to Cyber Gray and Blade Silver

Back in January at the North American International Auto Show, we noticed that Chevy had parked a 2015 Corvette Z06 in the new Shark Gray exterior parked next to a 2014 Corvette Stingray wearing Cyber Gray. Inside Cobo Hall, the difference between the two colors was obvious, but the real test would be how the colors will compare next to each other out in the sun.

Now that 2015 Corvettes are shipping, we’ve got a great comparison of the new 2015 Shark Gray exterior next to a 2014 Corvette Stingray wearing the now defunct Cyber Gray. To further the comparison, a 2015 Corvette Stingray in Blade Silver is also shown. The photos of the three Stingrays come from our good friends at Kerbeck Corvette in Atlantic City.

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DVR ALERT: The 2015 Corvette Z06 is in Jay Leno's Garage Sunday Night on CNBC

Got some great news for us Corvette fans! The new 2015 Corvette Z06 will be featured on Jay Leno’s Garage: The Ultimate Car Week which airs tonight on CNBC at 10 PM ET/PT.

The show takes an in-depth look at all the great cars that were on display during Monterey Week in California which culminates with the Pebble Beach’s Concours d’Elegance. We’ll get Jay’s unique perspective on the car collecting hobby as only he can deliver and of course we’ll see him driving a yellow 2015 Corvette Z06 with GM’s Ed Welburn.

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[PICS] Forgiato Widebody Corvette Stingray Convertible in Yellow

We’ve been believers in Forgiato’s widebody Corvette Stingrays since they first broke onto the scene at the 2013 SEMA show in Las Vegas. Since then, we’ve been treated to many different flavors in addition to the Aston Martin Blue Coupe that won SEMA’s Design Award for Best Chevrolet Exterior.

The latest widebody on display was posted on Forgiato’s Facebook page last week and shows a bright yellow Corvette wearing 22-inch Forgiato Lavorato ECL wheels that are colored-matched to the new Stingray.

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[VIDEO] Corvette Seller Mike Furman and Friends at Corvettes at Carlisle

While at the Corvettes at Carlisle show last weekend, we spoke with several sponsors of CorvetteBlogger to get their latest news and to see what we can do to help spread the word to our readers.

Little did I know that three of them were working in cahoots to cross promote each other’s offerings at the show and elsewhere. national Corvette sales guru Mike Furman, who singlehandedly sold an estimated 450 Corvette Stingrays during their inaugural year, shares the details in this video interview from Carlisle.

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[PICS] Man Struggles to a Fit Giant Stuffed Bear in his C5 Corvette Convertible
Photo Credit: COME-ATME-BRO @ Reddit

A few months ago, I wrote about my experience of cramming $300 worth of groceries in a C6 Corvette convertible. You’d be surprised how much a Corvette can hold these days.

But we found a slide show on the Web this week of a man in Alberta, Canada, that has us beat.

The dude apparently forgot what kind of car he was driving when he bought a huge stuffed bear at a Costco store.

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[VIDEO] 1967 Corvette Selected for Keith's Choice Award at Corvettes at Carlisle

During the Corvettes at Carlisle weekend, a number of people in the hobby ranging from media types like myself, members of the GM Corvette Team and selected Corvette vendors are given VIP status and sent out to the show field to pick a Corvette for the celebrity choice award. Winning a Celebrity Choice Award for an attendee is a big deal as not only does the winner receive an award, he gets to drive in the Celebrity Choice Parade by the Grandstands on Sunday.

It’s a huge responsibility and one we take serious here at CorvetteBlogger. For this year’s salute to Corvettes at Carlisle’s co-founder Chip Miller, we selected the white 1967 Corvette Sting Ray Convertible owned by Dennis King as Keith’s Choice Award for 2014.

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[VIDEO] The Burnout Contest at the 2014 Corvettes at Carlisle

One of our favorite events at Corvettes at Carlisle is the Friday afternoon burnout contest. You’re never quite sure who’s going to show up and once the tires start spinning, anything can happen. This year’s event did not disappoint with three contestants in two white C4s and one custom C5 Corvette plus a demonstration from the father-daughter team of Lance and Ella Miller.

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