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[VIDEO] 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Burnout with Tony Stewart

Holy Smokes!

That’s NASCAR driver and team owner Tony Stewart behind the wheel of a Lime Rock Green 2014 Corvette Stingray. Road and Track magazine’s review of the new C7 Corvette features Stewart’s driving impressions of the new Corvette at GM’s proving grounds in Milford, as well as doing something he knows a lot about – burnouts!

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Corvettes on eBay: 1957 Corvette Found in Nevada Storage Unit

Nothing gets our motor running like a Corvette barn find and although this 1957 Corvette was actually found in a storage unit, the emotions of the find are still the same. The seller has the Corvette listed on eBay with just over four days to go.

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[VIDEO] Motor Trend Tests the 2014 Corvette Stingray Z51

Yesterday we shared the instrumented testing data of the 2014 Corvette Stingray from Edmunds.com and now this morning we can also share Motor Trend’s test of the C7.

Motor Trend tested both a Z51 Stingray with a a 7-Speed manual at GM’s proving grounds, but they also had the opportunity to test a Z51 Stingray with an automatic transmission on public roads in Central California. So their review contains both performance estimates from their tests as well as the more subjective review from driving the Stingray on public streets.

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[VIDEO] Car and Driver Does First Burnout in the 2014 Corvette Stingray

So Chevy gave the keys to the 2014 Corvette Stingray to the guys at Car and Driver and what’s the first thing they did? Yep, burnouts!

They disabled embedding of the video so head to YouTube.com to check it out.

You can also read the full test review and see pics at Car and Driver.

 

See the C7 Corvette Stingray at the Corvettes at CORSA Show on Sunday, July 28th

Our friends at Corsa Performance and the Corvette Cleveland club are hosting their 11th Annual Corvettes at CORSA car show this Sunday, July 28th. The event is free for spectators and runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Organizers are expecting about 250 Corvettes to attend including the 2014 Corvette Stingray.

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[VIDEO] Edmunds Drives the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Looks like several of the automotive magazines and websites got their chance to drive the 2014 Corvette Stingray recently as we’ve saw a number of tweets hit just after 5:00 pm ET today with links to articles and videos by the likes of Edmunds, Motor Trend and Automobile Magazine.

The testing was held at GM’s proving grounds and Edmunds provides this video showing the new Stingray undergoing instrumented track testing which includes 0-60, quarter mile, braking, slalom, and skidpad.

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[VIDEO] Winner of the Saint Bernard Classic Corvette Giveaway Picks Up his 1960 Corvette
Steve Lane (left) and Father Chris Forler (Pastor) and the Corvette in front of Saint Bernard Church in Rockport, Indiana

Steve Lane says he has never won anything in his life before, but all that changed on Sunday, July 14th when his name was drawn from 10,000 raffle tickets at the Saint Bernard Summer Social in Rockport, Indiana. His prize? A Horizon Blue 1960 Corvette Roadster valued at $70,000.

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The Epic Journey of C.J. Titterington and His 1963 Corvette Z06

We all have heard numerous fascinating stories about the history, performance and build specifications of found then often restored Corvettes over the last several years.

“Barn find” cars of all types are always special and it seems that Terry Michaelis’ has had more than his share of interesting barn-find Corvettes, finding two 1963 Z06′s with race histories within the same year. After selling the first barn find, Michaelis began an impeccable restoration on his second race Z06 discovery, the car originally campaigned by Dick Lang in the early 60′s. This 1963 Corvette Z06 was found in a barn less than twenty miles from Dick Lang’s original Chevrolet dealership, and today, following Michaelis’ impeccable restoration, at a cost of over $200,000, it is now being shown and winning concours throughout the country.

But perhaps an equally, if not more interesting story is the story of C.J. Titterington’s 1963 Z06 race car which will be displayed along side of Terry Michaelis’ Z06 at the upcoming Concours d’Elegance of America in Michigan.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

How do you get 3,000 hp out of a 427 cubic inch racing engine? Turbos. Really big turbos…

Say hello to Gerald Bunce’s twin turbo C6 corvette.

The 2008 Corvette makes 3,000+ HP with the help from the 427 cubic inch Proline Racing engine and 88mm turbochargers. A huge set of Goodyear racing slicks are connected to the pavement through a solid axle and a 4-link suspension.

On the video we see the Corvette run an 1/8th mile at 4.94 at 121.82 MPH.

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