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GM Files Trademark Paperwork for “Turbo-Jet”

by Steve Burns on October 5, 2012

GM Files Trademark Paperwork for Turbo-Jet
Photo Credit: Mike L on Flickr

GM Authority reported Thursday that General Motors has applied for a trademark on the term “Turbo-Jet”. They state that the paperwork was filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office back in early August. The iconic phrase was categorized under “exterior and interior badges for motor land vehicles”. It was previously used on second and third generation Corvettes which could often perform like a jet while not actually possessing a turbo.

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Lori Hale Donates Beloved 1954 Corvette to the National Corvette Museum

To say this 1954 Corvette owned by Lori and Morey Hale is just a car would be a major understatement. Like many Corvette owners, their C1 Corvette played a major role throughout their lives – from when Morey courted Lori to when they got married in it in Carson City. Now, after a lifetime of memories, the Corvette was offered a new home after Lori donated the car to the National Corvette Museum.

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Corvettes on Craigslist: 1974 Corvette Wagon

by Mitch Talley on October 4, 2012

Corvettes on Craigslist: 1974 Corvette Wagon

So you want to set out on a trip across America in your two-seater C3 Corvette, but don’t want to hook up a U-Haul trailer behind it?

Well, a Boston-area man has just the ticket for you on Craigslist – a 1974 custom Chevrolet Corvette Panel Wagon.

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Corvette Central Kicks Off Fall With Free Shipping Offer

by Keith Cornett on October 4, 2012

Corvette Central Kicks Off Fall With Free Shipping Offer

Our friends at Corvette Central have a special fall promotion for Free Shipping on internet orders of $199 or more through Sunday, October 7th. Enter coupon code “LEAF12″ at checkout.

Retail orders, placed online, shipped withing the Continental U.S. and Canada only, excludes truck freight. Internet orders valid only at CorvetteCentral.com, CorvetteCentralExhaust.com and CorvettePerformance.com.

 

Kerbeck's 9th Annual Atlantic City Toys for Tots Corvette Cruise

The Fun is over for another year. The Corvette Funfest, that is.

Corvette owners by the thousands poured into Effingham, Illinois last month for Mid America Motorworks’ 19th annual Corvette Funfest.

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Kerbeck's 9th Annual Atlantic City Toys for Tots Corvette Cruise

Looking for a really cool Corvette event to participate in this weekend? It’s Kerbeck Corvette’s 9th Annual Toys for Tots Corvette Cruise in Atlantic City. The cruise brings together hundreds of Corvettes and thanks to you, thousands of toys are donated to the Marine Corps Reserve League.

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Owner Seeks Information on this 1969 L88 Corvette Convertible

Part of the fun of owning a classic Corvette is digging out the history of the car before you bought it.

For a Michigan doctor, the search for his car’s ancestry has already turned up quite a bit of information, though he is hoping to unearth even more.

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New Corvette TV Series Coming to SPEED in 2013

by Steve Burns on October 1, 2012

New Corvette TV Series Coming to SPEED in 2013

We received word last week about an exciting new show on SPEED set to air in early 2013. “Vette, a Corvette Series” will debut next January. The show, hosted by Drew Waters (Friday Night Lights) and Jeff Hammond (NASCAR) will focus on everything Corvette-related, both old and new. Click past the jump to checkout a short preview of the show.

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[VIDEO] Chevrolet's Harlan Charles Celebrates the C5 Corvette Generation

As Chevrolet looks back at 60 years of Corvettes, the focus today is the C5 generation that started in 1997 and ended in 2004. Corvette Product Manager Harlan Charles filmed this tribute to the 5th gen Corvette from the Corvette Time Line at Detroit’s Woodward Dream Cruise last month.

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Preservation Expert Eric Gill to Lead Restoration of Neil Armstrong's 1967 Corvette
Photo Credit: Jim Tiller

When is a car more than just a car?

How about when it once belonged to the first man who walked on the moon?

That’s right, a 1967 Corvette once owned by Neil Armstrong – known for his “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” – is on its way back to being carefully restored, thanks to new owner Joe Crosby. Crosby has commissioned a team of experts, led by respected automobile preservation activist Eric Gill, to lead the project, which could take years because they want the job done right since its owner was such an important part of world history.

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