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[VIDEO] Camouflaged 2014 C7 Corvette Spotted on Gran Turismo 5

As we get closer to #one13thirteen and the unveiling of the all-new Corvette, we are getting reports from readers who are saying they have seen the camouflaged C7 Corvette show up in the most unlikely of places – on Sony PlayStation’s Gran Turismo 5. Could this mean that players of the Sony franchise game will soon be driving the 2014 Corvette?

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[VIDEO] Craig Jackson’s Garage on Million Dollar Rooms

by Keith Cornett on November 10, 2012

[VIDEO] Craig Jackson's Garage on Million Dollar Rooms

Craig Jackson of Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auctions recently had his garage featured on the TV show “Million Dollar Rooms”, which airs on HGTV. Craig’s museum-grade circular garage at his home in Paradise Valley, Arizona is fully stocked with some of the world’s coolest and most sought-after collector cars. But in this video, it’s the space they occupy that is really the star of the show.

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Mark Carlyles Twin-Turbo C6 Corvette Sets IRS and LSX Records at the World Cup Finals

Mark Carlyle and his twin-turbo, atomic orange C6 Corvette just keep getting better and better.

Unfortunately, he doesn’t have a win to show for his outstanding performances.

In late October, Carlyle dropped below the 7 second mark with a record 6.99 time (at a record-setting 209 mph) in the semifinals of the LSX Drag Radial Class. But Carlyle ended up losing in the finals to Mark Brown.

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SEMA 2012: Mid America Motorworks Presented eBay Motors People's Picks Award

Our friends at Mid America Motorworks have picked up another prestigious award.

Mid America, which is the world’s largest supplier and manufacturer of aftermarket parts for Corvettes, has just been named the winner of the 2012 eBay Motors People’s Picks Award for Best Source for Restoration Parts.

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Corvettes For Sale: 1982 Corvette Caballista

by Steve Burns on November 7, 2012

Corvettes For Sale: 1982 Corvette Caballista

In the late 1970′s the 3rd generation Corvette was languishing thanks to an aging platform and new government emissions and fuel economy requirements. Eager gearheads would do just about anything to make their ride stand out from the crowd. Enter customizer Les Dunham and the Corvette Caballista. His Dunham Coach Motor Car Company built just 50 Caballistas between 1977 and 1982. The example seen here is a later model based on 1982 Collector Edition Corvette.

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SEMA 2012: Rod Saboury's 1963 Split Window Black Widow Custom Corvette

One of the draws of SEMA is that you know you are going to see some cool custom cars and in our opinion, one of the best custom vettes on display at this year’s show was Rod Saboury’s 1963 Split Window Corvette he calls “Black Widow”. If Rod’s name rings a bell, it’s because Saboury was also the man behind the World’s fastest street Legal 1963 Corvette drag car which we featured just last month.

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Unholy Engine Swap: Chevrolet Spark Powered by Corvette Z06's 7.0 Liter V8 Engine

Chevrolet’s Spark has ignited a lot of interest so far among American buyers.

Now GM India is trying to see if it can light up a similar explosion of sales for the new creation from Chevy with heavy promotion of the car in all parts of that country.

One reason for the intense interest in the Spark is its silky smooth 4-cylinder motor that delivers 38 miles to the gallon on the road, 32 MPG in the city. GM India is even offering a LPG version of the motor.

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[VIDEO] A Tribute to John Fitch

by Keith Cornett on November 4, 2012

[VIDEO] A Tribute to John Fitch

John Fitch passed away last week at the age of 95. While for Corvette fans his legacy will be linked to racing the American sports car during its infancy, he has accomplished so much more in his lifetime. Filmmaker Michael Brown, who worked with John Fitch during the filming of the documentary The Quest, has put together a video tribute featuring John in his own words.

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Free Shipping from Corvette America

Now through November 8th, Corvette America is offering FREE SHIPPING on purchases of $99 or more. *Free Shipping offer applies to Continental US Ground Freight only. Some oversized and specially packaged items are not included in this offer.

If you need new seat covers for your Corvette, you can save an additional 11% off any 1959-2004 Seat Cover Set. Use the promo code “NEWSEATS” when checking out. View the Seat Cover sets. This offer may be used with the Free Shipping Offer above.

Start shopping now for Corvette parts, interiors and wheels at www.CorvetteAmerica.com.

 

[VIDEO] C2 Split Window Corvette Mud Slinger at Mud Jam

by Mitch Talley on November 2, 2012

[VIDEO] C2 Split Window Corvette Mud Slinger at Mud Jam

When you think about Corvettes, going muddin’ is usually not the first thing that pops into your mind.

But a couple of guys named Dan Linden and Tom Hahn are quickly putting a halt to that kind of thinking.

They’ve constructed the Mud Slinger, a 4×4 atop a gigantic set of tires and sporting the look of a 1963 Corvette Split Window Coupe.

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