I didn’t realize Corvette owners were so gangster as this Corvette owner portends to be in this NSFW tour of the C7 Corvette Z06.
The video is from the creative minds of the Muscle Vs Tuner youtube channel who so artfully showcase some of the stupid “s**t Corvette Z06 owners say”.
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Happy Birthday, Corvette!!
Sixty-three years ago at a small factory in Flint, Michigan on Van Slyke Road, the first 1953 Corvettes rolled off the assembly line and into automotive history. On June 30th 1953, these Chevrolet workers and executive gathered for a group photo around the VIN 001 Corvette.
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If you own a Corvette, then you have a story about how it came into your life. All Corvette owners have a variation of this story, but some are better than others. My Corvette story goes back to a time before I was born, when my dad purchased a 1966 Corvette Convertible on June 29, 1966.
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If enthusiast collector Rick Hendrick really wants to stand out in a crowd with his Corvettes, maybe he should try to be the high bidder on this custom 2008 pink Corvette owned by Angelyne, the original “famous for being famous” Hollywood starlet.
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One of the coolest car covers of all time is without a doubt the Corvette Racing C7.R cover that Chevrolet introduced last year for the Corvette Z06. Now that the widebody Corvette Grand Sport will be coming this summer, we’ve been hearing about a special Grand Sport car cover that will be offered through the Genuine Corvette Accessories catalog at your Chevrolet dealer’s parts counter.
Genuine Corvette Accessories was at Bloomington Gold and it was the first public display of the new Grand Sport car covers. Our friend Rick ‘Corvette’ Conti tells us the RPO is WL0 and the retail cost of the cover is listed at $1,205.
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Automotive designer extraordinaire Chip Foose has always had a thing for Corvettes. He won the 2015 Ridler Award at Detroit’s Autorama with a car called the Imposter – a 1965 Chevrolet Impala body over a 2008 Corvette chassis.
But not all of Chip’s work is customizing hot rods as this 1961 Corvette shows.
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Barrett-Jackson kicks off their inaugural Northeast Auction this week in Incasville, Conn., at the Mohegan Sun casino. While perusing their outstanding list of 42 Corvettes on the docket (thanks to our friends at Vette-N-Vestments for the list), a classic hybrid restomod caught our eye.
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Take a spin with Ed Welburn in this recent five-question interview with the Associated Press.
On June 30, Welburn will end a very successful and lengthy career with General Motors, including a current stint as the sixth design chief in the company’s 108-year history.
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The inspiring story of Sam Schmidt will take another amazing turn in a few days.
Schmidt, who became a quadriplegic after an accident at Walt Disney World oval in 2000, just used technology from Colorado-based Arrow Electronics to drive his special Corvette Z06 to record-setting numbers at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Now, he’ll be driving that same Z06 on the bottom half of the 12.42-mile Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this weekend.
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