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The Lifestyle

[VIDEO] New Corvette Commercial from Sport Chevrolet

by Keith Cornett on January 30, 2014

Our friends and sponsors of CorvetteBlogger.com at Sport Chevrolet in Silver Spring, MD have a new tv commercial out in support of the 2014 Corvette Stingray being named the North American Car of the Year.

Sport Chevrolet has Corvette Stingray Coupes and Convertibles available in their performance car showroom and they are available at MSRP with no additional dealer markups.

If you’re interested in ordering a new 2014 Corvette Stingray or perhaps the 2015 Corvette Z06, call Sport Automotive’s Corvette Specialist Robert Kramer at 888-880-9972 or visit him on the web at http://www.sportchevrolet.com/Corvette.

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SRT CEO Ralph Gilles Says Viper Isn’t A Corvette

by Mitch Talley on January 30, 2014

SRT CEO Gilles Says Viper Isn't A Corvette
Photo Credit: Edmunds.com

Maybe this is what the boss has to say when your competition is smashing you in the sales – and critical reviews – departments.

“We’ve never tried to be Corvette. We never will be. We’re handmade. It takes 18 hours to paint the stripe on a Viper. We color sand the entire car, inside and outside. All the panels are beautifully finished. We’re trying to build a custom show car that you can own. This is not a disposable device here.”

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[VIDEO] New 2014 Corvette Stingray Commercial: Machine

by Keith Cornett on January 28, 2014

[VIDEO] New 2014 Corvette Stingray Commercial: Machine

If you watched the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, you would have seen this new :60 second commercial from Chevrolet for the 2014 Corvette Stingray. Called “Machine”, the Stingray is shown racing around a track with a helmeted driver.

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Edmunds.com Editor Recounts Harrowing Tale of Driving a 2014 Corvette Stingray in a Blizzard

Last year Edmunds.com bought a 2014 Corvette Stingray Z51 Coupe to use as a long-term test vehicle and we’ve been following some of the car’s tests on their twitter feed. Recently, Edmunds staff drove the Corvette to Detroit for the North American International Auto Show and on the way encountered a huge snow storm in the Colorado mountains.

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Supervettes Unveils SV8.R Conversion Kits for C6 and C7 Corvettes

Don’t want to wait for the awe-inspiring 2015 Corvette Z06 to arrive in dealer showrooms next year?

Then Supervettes has the answer for you.

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Bob Drews’ 40 Year Love Affair with a 1957 Corvette

by Mitch Talley on January 24, 2014

Bob Drew's 40 Year Love Affair with a 1957 Corvette

A love affair with 1957 Corvettes has stirred the heart of Bob Drews since the 1960s.

That’s when he first felt the passion of the ’57 that belonged to a neighbor who eventually let Drews help him in the pits when he was racing the car.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Corvette Z06 Domination

by Keith Cornett on January 24, 2014

[INFOGRAPHIC] Corvette Z06 Domination

You know the Corvette Z06, any red blooded auto enthusiast does! This head turning, track dominating, ultra-performance sports car has inspired both racers and the everyday Corvette lover to add a little more excitement to their lives. The unique features of the 2015 Z06 are grabbing headlines and causing many of us to check how much equity we have in our house, and it’s not even on sale yet.

However, the new Z06 isn’t the only one that’s ever made waves in the auto industry — well actually, every time a Z06 has rolled off an assembly line, it’s been a game changer in the industry. We could talk about the Z06 all day long (and what a great day that would be), but we’d rather show you the distinctions of this glorious automobile with this awesome infographic.

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[PIC] Throwback Thursday: The Real McCoy

by Keith Cornett on January 23, 2014

[PIC] Throwback Thursday: The Real McCoy

It’s time for Throwback Thursday where we feature vintage photos of Corvettes. Today’s selection is a vintage Chevrolet ad celebrating the 1956 Corvette that won its class at the 1956 12 Hours of Sebring. This same Corvette, dubbed “The Real McCoy” will be auctioned Saturday afternoon at Mecum’s Kissimmee auction.

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Gus Grissom's Corvette Sting Ray Will Be Offered at Mecum Kissimmee

America may never know a time like the 1960s when our nation was on a frantic race to reach the moon before the end of the decade.

This weekend at Mecum Auto Auctions in Kissimmee, Florida, someone will be able to buy a piece of space exploration history when Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom’s 1967 Corvette goes on the block.

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[VIDEO] Criswell Corvette's Mike Furman Delivers His 3,000th Corvette

Congratulations to our friend and CorvetteBlogger sponsor Mike Furman of Criswell Corvette who earlier this month delivered his 3,000th Corvette to a customer. Mike’s first Corvette sale goes all the way back to July 26, 1978 when he sold a 1978 Corvette to Cassius De la Victoria. Some 426 months later, Mike delivered his 3,000th Corvette to a customer from Potomac, MD.

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