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[VIDEO] CorvetteBlogger Talks with Criswell Corvette's Mike Furman at the NCM Bash

During the National Corvette Museum’s Bash last month, we had the opportunity to speak to Mike Furman of Criswell Corvette. Mike has sold an astounding 3,100 Corvettes over his professional sales career and we liken him to be a modern day Bob Wingate. Mike is one of the star sales reps on the Corvette Forum and proves time and again that he will go the extra mile to ensure that your Corvette buying experience is as positive as it can be.

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Corvette ZR1's Invade Indianapolis in Mecum's Upcoming Spring Classic

Like a scene out of Steven King’s novel “Children of the Corn”, it’s not children but rather Corvette ZR1’s that will invade Indianapolis May 13th through May 18th at the Indianapolis Fairgrounds when Dana Mecum kicks off his 27th annual Spring Classic auction. Though only a portion of the consignments have been listed at this point it appears that Mecum has cornered the low mile ZR1 market and will be sending them across the block.

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April 2014 Corvette Sales

by Keith Cornett on May 1, 2014

April 2015 Corvette Sales

It’s the first of the month and that means it’s time to talk about the monthly sales report from General Motors. For April 2014, Corvette sales continue their near record setting pace as 3,514 Corvettes were delivered last month. That is a 260.8% increase over the 974 Corvettes sold in April 2013. The sales for April 2014 was slightly higher with a 1% increase in sales over the 3,480 Corvettes sold in March 2014.

For the Calendar Year (January-April) 11,693 Corvettes have been delivered. That’s a 198.7% increase over the 3,915 Corvettes sold in 2013 over the same time period.

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1969 L88 Riverside Pot of Gold to Cross the Block at Worldwide's Houston Classic Auction
Photo Credit: Ron Kimball Studios

The hottest Corvette in the collector market is the epic L88, and it’s just not hot, it is scorching. And while Corvette values overall have been on a strong run over the past two years with auction prices among the strongest of all automotive brands, the second and third generation Corvette L88 values are in a league of their own.

And one of the finest third generation L88′s in the world is going to cross the block on May 3rd in Worldwide Auctioneers Houston Classic Auction. The Riverside Gold 1969 coupe is an original survivor with less than 2600 miles. But before we look at what makes this Corvette so appealing and what it is likely to sell for, let’s take a look at other L88 Corvettes and what is happening in the market.

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Last Chance to Order a Cyber Gray Corvette Stingray

by Guest Contributor on April 24, 2014

Last Chance to Order a Cyber Gray Corvette Stingray

Article contributed by Dave Salvatore / Kerbeck Corvette

Cyber Gray has been a part of two major launches with Corvette. Back in 2008 the Corvette community got its first look at Cyber Gray when Chevrolet previewed the 2009 Corvette ZR1 in Jetstream Blue and an all new color, Cyber Gray Metallic.

Again, when Chevrolet wanted to introduce a new model, the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray, they went to Torch Red and and then brought back Cyber Gray.

During its run from 2009 through 2013 Cyber Gray was a very popular color, usually being in the top 3 colors. After using it in the launch of the C7 Corvette in 2014, Chevrolet has decided to retire the color and replace it with a new color, Shark Gray for the 2015 model year. Shark Gray is being used to preview the all new 2015 Corvette Z06.

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Corvettes on eBay - Ultra Low Mile 1987 Callaway B2K Convertible

So the Easter Bunny forgot to leave the keys to a new Corvette in your basket again? Don’t fret because we just stumbled across this original, low-mile 1987 Callaway convertible on eBay. This first year RPO B2K car has just 1,987 miles on the clock.

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[VIDEO] C7 Corvette Stingray Goes on Sale in Russia

by Keith Cornett on April 21, 2014

[VIDEO] C7 Corvette Stingray Goes on Sale in Russia

During the media preview at the New York Auto Show last week, we caught an interview with Corvette Product Manager Harlan Charles. Harlan was talking with a Russian video news agency known as RuptlyTV and during the conversation, he made it known that for the first time ever, Corvettes will officially be sold in Russia.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

The auction of the first regular retail production 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, generously donated by Chevrolet, went for $1 million at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Palm Beach, Fla. on April 12, 2014. The winning bid came from Hendrick Automotive Group Chairman and Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick, an avid Corvette collector and preservationist. Proceeds from the auction, which support the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute 32nd Annual Dinner, will benefit the renovations of the Institute’s infusion center, providing a more comfortable and soothing setting for patients to receive chemotherapy treatments.

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Corvettes on eBay: 1954 Pizza Man Corvette Racer

by Steve Burns on April 16, 2014

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The last time we saw the 1954 Pizza Man Corvette racer it was crossing Mecum’s red carpet in St. Charles, Illinois in October of 2012. Back then it was a no sale after a high bid of $120,000. Recently it showed up on eBay still for sale. The “World’s Fastest Six Cylinder Corvette” beat up on the competition from 1962 to 1971 with Earl Britt behind the wheel.

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1967 McNamara Corvette Sells for $725K at Mecum

Enthusiasts were treated to three days of excitement last week when Mecum presented their second major collector car auction of 2014, April 10th through the 12th in Houston.

The heavily promoted prototype Ford GT40 was hammered down at $7M and TV viewers got to see it on live TV. It was the highest price ever hammered down for an American car being broadcast on “live” TV. And though that was impressive, it was actually more exciting to watch former Viet Nam veteran Don McNamara’s pristine, 2997-mile Corvette hammered down for $725K ($797.5 including commissions). Along with the McNamara Corvette, Mecum sold 61 of the 101 Corvettes consigned, a strong sell through for Corvettes.

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