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Corvette Thieves Stymied by 6-Speed Manual Transmission

by Mitch Talley on January 30, 2013

Corvette Thieves Stymied by 6-Speed Manual Transmission
File photo courtesy of CorvetteImages.com

Here’s another reason for automakers to keep manufacturing cars with manual transmissions: They can keep your pride and joy from being stolen.

At least when the would-be carjackers don’t even know how to drive a six-speed!

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National Corvette Museum Announces 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees

The National Corvette Museum recently announced the 2013 inductees into their Corvette Hall of Fame. This year’s honorees include a noted enthusiast/restorer, a former Corvette Plant Manager, and a decorated Corvette racing driver.

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[VIDEO] 2014 Corvette Visits Jay Leno’s Garage

by Mitch Talley on January 25, 2013

[VIDEO] 2014 Corvette Visits Jay Leno's Garage

Count Jay Leno as a big fan of the new 2014 Corvette Stingray already.

On a recent installment of his Jay Leno’s Garage, the words “amazing” and “exciting” and “beautiful” are heard frequently as he and designer Ed Welburn do a walk-around inside and outside the car at Brown’s Classic Auto in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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Mecum's 3,000 Car Kissimme Auction Proves that Size Does Matter

As Barrett-Jackson and five other of the most prestigious collector car auctioneers in the world wrapped up their elaborate events in Scottsdale, Arizona last weekend, the largest collector car auction in the world was just getting started. Though there are differing opinions on the subject, in Mecum Auctions’ case, Size Does Matter!

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[VIDEO] The Retractable Hi-Def Screen Inside the 2014 Corvette Stingray

One of the things you will notice when sitting inside the new 2014 Corvette Stingray are the two eight-inch high definition screens. The screen on the center stack is for displaying the advanced infotainment system that is called Chevy MyLink, plus it shows enhanced OnStar with 3D navigation maps. But for many, the coolness factor is enhanced by what is behind that screen.

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Corvettes on eBay: 1958 Corvette SVRA Vintage Racecar

by Mitch Talley on January 24, 2013

Corvettes on eBay: 1958 Corvette SVRA Vintage Racecar

Looking for a different kind of C1?

Then you might want to check into this 1958 Corvette racer currently being auctioned on eBay. The bid has reached $60,000, but you can buy it now for $89,500.

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[VIDEO] Corvette ZR1 the Real Star of Schwarzenegger's The Last Stand

Arnold Schwarzenegger still knows how to make action movies after a 10-year absence while he took on other projects… like running the state of California.

As he promised, “Ah-nold” is back and badder than ever in The Last Stand, which opened last week, and for Chevy fans, it doesn’t get any better with two of the most awesome cars the Bowtie Brand has ever produced, in starring roles.

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[VIDEO] The 2014 Corvette Stingray Featured on CBS Sunday Morning

It’s become something of a weekend tradition for many folks to watch Sunday Morning on CBS.

This past week, reporter Lee Cowan took the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray for a spin, including a trip down Memory Lane, and the result was a very flattering video about our favorite sports car.

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[VIDEO] MotorTend Head 2 Head: SRT Viper GTS vs Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

Motor Trend’s Head 2 Head recently put the C6 Corvette ZR1 up against the new SRT Viper GTS in a variety of settings, and – spoiler alert – the Chevy emerged as the champ once again.

Jonny Lieberman, senior features editor of the magazine, first climbs into the two cars and after taking both for a spin, says he actually had a hard time telling one from the other – “they’re that similar.”

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Spring Hill to Produce Body Parts for 2014 Corvette Stingray

More details about the 2014 Corvette Stingray continue to come out in the aftermath of the unveiling of the C7 in Detroit last Sunday.

The Tennessean newspaper in Nashville is reporting that the General Motors plant in Spring Hill has been enlisted to help with production of the Corvette for the first time ever.

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