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Corvette Auction Preview: 2013 Mecum Houston

by Steve Burns on April 5, 2013

Corvette Auction Preview: Mecum Houston

Our DVR’s will be working overtime this weekend as we’ve got a 2nd big auction taking place. While Barrett-Jackson is in Palm Beach, Mecum Auctions will be in Houston, Texas this weekend for their second event there. The expanded event takes place Thursday, April 4th through Saturday the 6th at the Reliant Center. Velocity will have 6 hours of live coverage each of the 3 auction days.

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Chevy selects 900 Dealers to Sell the 2014 Corvette Stingray

Last week, Chevrolet confirmed that 900 of the 3,000+ U.S. dealerships have met the qualifications to sell the 2014 Corvette Stingray when it becomes available in late summer. Dealers had to qualify to sell the Stingray by selling at least four Corvettes in 2012.

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Corvette Auction Preview: 2013 Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach

The Barrett-Jackson 2013 tour makes its annual spring stop in South Florida this Thursday through Saturday. If you didn’t discover a Corvette in your Easter basket last weekend you’ve got a chance to score one of the no reserve offerings available in Palm Beach. SPEED will air 18.5 hours of live TV coverage with additional Saturday coverage available via SPEED.com and some regional Fox Sports Networks.

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Corvette Auction Preview: Auctions America Fort Lauderdale

Now that the calendar has officially flipped over to spring, it’s time to shift your Corvette shopping into high gear. Auctions America will be offering almost 40 Corvettes as part of their 550 car docket this weekend in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Included in the bevy of available vehicles are a Motion Performance-built C3, a low mile 1978 Pace Car, and the very last Ron Fellows Z06.

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Corvettes on Ebay: 1971 Corvette Coupe with 522,000 miles

Sometimes it seems like every for sale ad you read has “low miles” written in it somewhere. That’s not the case with this 1971 Corvette coupe currently listed on Ebay. It’s spent the last 42 years with the same southern California owner and has logged a total of 522,000 miles since it was born. That’s basically the equivalent of a roundtrip visit to the moon.

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Corvette Stingray Still Faces a Tough Road for Sales in Europe

Chevrolet has been trying for generations to sell Corvettes in Europe, but no matter how good the C5 and C6 were, they didn’t seem to hit it off with overseas buyers – at least in large numbers.

With the much-improved seventh-generation Stingray, Chevy obviously feels it has done its homework and has turned the C7 into a true world-class sports car, complete with a sophisticated and classy interior.

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1993 Lister Corvette Convertible Heading to Mecum Houston

In the early 1990′s Callaway pretty much owned the Corvette tuner market thanks in part due to their RPO B2K option offered by GM. To compete with the boys from Old Lyme, Lister of North America built a select number of Corvettes to challenge Callaway’s dominance. Coming up in April, you’ve got a chance to own the very first Lister Corvette produced at Mecum’s Houston auction.

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I'll Trade you My Corvette for a Dump Trunk or Backhoe

In our daily search of interesting Corvette news comes this classified ad we found on FreeTruckShopper.com. Now many will do anything to get a Corvette and often those transactions are made by trade or barter instead of cash. So if you’re in the Lexington, KY area and own a dump truck or a backhoe, then this clean 1985 Corvette could be yours.

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Bloomington Gold 2013 Registration Opens February 15th

by Steve Burns on February 14, 2013

Bloomington Gold 2013 Registration Opens February 15th

The 2013 rendition of the Bloomington Gold Corvette show is just about 4 months away and now’s the time to sign up if you’re planning on attending or showing a car. Registration for this year’s show opens up on Friday, February 15th. The June 28-30th festival of Corvettes will be held for the first time this year on the University of Illinois campus in Champaign.

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Man Creates Slideshow to Convince Wife to Buy a Corvette Z06

From the “Why didn’t I think of that?” category comes the following story.

Seems Roy El-Rayes of Texas wanted to buy a Corvette Z06 (who wouldn’t?), but like all good husbands, he knew he had to run it by the boss first so he created a 13-slide presentation to make his case to his wife.

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