Granatelli Turbine-Powered 1978 Corvette to be Sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale Auction

Granatelli Turbine-Powered 1978 Corvette to be Sold at Barrett-Jackson's Scottsdale Auction

The owner of two original Granatelli turbine cars says it’s time for someone else to have fun with the vehicles.

That’s why Austin, Texas businessman Milton Verret says he is selling his record-breaking Indy 500 #70 Lotus 56-3 and a one-of-a-kind 1978 turbine-powered jet Corvette at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction being held Jan. 10-18, 2015.

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[PICS] The Corvette Racers of the 2014 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals

[PICS] The Corvette Racers of the 2014 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals

One of the coolest displays at this year’s Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals (MCACN) in Chicago was the Corvette Race Car Invitational. Ten significant racers from Corvette’s early years made up this year’s display including a pair of 1963 Z06’s and several L88’s.

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[PICS] The Corvettes of the 2014 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals

[PICS] The Corvettes of the 2014 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals

Last weekend we kicked off our pre-turkey day festivities by hitting up the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals (MCACN) in Chicago. For 2 days hundreds of muscle cars, Corvettes, customs, and racers took over the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont in what’s become one of the best indoor shows around. Click past the jump to see some of our favorites from MCACN 2014.

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Protect Your Removable Top with Corvette America’s Protective Top Bags

Protect your Removable Top with Corvette America's Protective Top Bags

Corvette America’s Protective Top Bags are tough on the outside and soft on the inside for the protection your Corvette top needs. They’re made of heavy-duty upholstery vinyl with a soft felt lining. Corvette America Top Bags are available for all C3 (1968-1982), C4 (1984-1996), C5 (1997-2004), C6 (2005-2013) and now C7 (2014-2015) Corvettes! Made in the U.S.A. by Corvette America.

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[POLL] What was your Favorite Corvette from SEMA 2014?

[POLL] What was your Favorite Corvette from SEMA 2014?

Each year in early November the automotive aftermarket heads to Las Vegas to show off all of their newest wares. While we’re still recovering from last week’s show out in Vegas we want to hear from our readers. Of the scads of custom Corvettes out in the desert last week what was your favorite?

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Man Reunited With His Dad’s 1978 Corvette After A 15 Year Search

Man Reunited with his Dad's 1978 Corvette After a 15 Year Search

A man’s first car has a special place in his memory.

Joshua Gierke of Enon, Ohio wanted his first car to be a very special one – a 1978 Corvette that he remembered riding in with his father as a 4-year-old.

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[PICS] The 1971 Jimmie Johnson LT1 Corvette Concept at SEMA

[PICS] The 1971 Jimmie Johnson LT1 Corvette Concept at SEMA

For this year’s SEMA Show, Chevrolet collaborated with NASCAR racer Jimmie Johnson to personalize a classic 1971 Corvette which would feature a new LT1 crate engine from Chevrolet Performance as well as updates to the interior and exterior.

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ProTeam Corvette Sales to Host NCRS Technical Seminar

ProTeam Corvette Sales to Host NCRS Technical Seminar

On Saturday, November 8th our friends at ProTeam Corvette Sales will be hosting a Corvette Technical seminar along with the National Corvette Restorers Society (NCRS). This year’s topic will be Corvette’s Performance Evolution. The all-day seminar is open to both NCRS members and the general public. The $25 admission fee includes both breakfast and lunch.

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[GALLERY] Black Friday! (37 Corvette photos)

[GALLERY] Black Friday! (37 Corvette photos)

It’s the last Friday of the month and that means it’s time for “Black Friday” here at CorvetteBlogger.com. Our family has owned a black Corvette Sting Ray for almost five decades and so the most sinister color of Corvette’s color palette is also our favorite. Here’s our salute to Black Corvettes with a random photo gallery made up of 37 Corvettes spanning seven generations.

If you love Black Corvettes as much as we do, make sure you share this page on Twitter and Facebook.

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Some Assembly Required: 1969 L89 Corvette Offered for Sale in Australia

Some Assembly Required: 1969 L89 Corvette Offered for Sale in Australia

You never know what you’re going to find on eBay, and this 1969 L89 Corvette convertible is a prime example.

Of course, if you happen to live in the United States, you might have to come up with creative shipping options, since this very rare Corvette is in the Land Down Under, Australia.

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