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C6 Corvette

The Corvette Z06: A Look Back

by Steve Burns on January 13, 2014

The Corvette Z06: A Look Back

Z06. One letter and two numbers that symbolize a higher level of Corvette performance.

Fifty-one years after the first Z06 Corvette was born, the option package lives on with the 2015 Corvette. Over the years there’s been an RPO Z06 in 4 of the 7 Corvette generations. Click past the jump to take a look at the significance of the Z06 moniker – past and present.

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Recap of 2013′s Monthly Corvette Sales

by Keith Cornett on January 9, 2014

Recap of 2013 Monthly Corvette Sales

One of the content features on CorvetteBlogger throughout our eight plus years of blogging about America’s favorite sports car has been tracking the monthly sales of new Corvettes. But last year we sort of got away from that when the assembly plant shut down as it prepared to build the new 2014 Corvette Stingray.

So here is a recap of the monthly sales of Corvettes in 2013 and then each month moving forward we’ll be back to our regular schedule of bringing you the previous month’s official sales numbers from Chevrolet, along with our award-winning and slightly-biased analysis.

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Auto Transport Driver Arrested for Joyriding a Customer's 2011 Corvette
Photo Credit: Kristi Nix

The temptation to take a joyride in a shiny late-model Corvette apparently proved to be too much for a Florida trucker to turn down.

Pearland, Texas police have charged 49-year-old Ronald Francis Kelly of Sebring, Fla., with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle after a New Year’s Day escapade involving a Corvette and a woman.

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Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition that Crashed Through Dealers Window Offered at a Discount

Some dealers are offering $2,000 discounts on non-Z51 Stingrays.

But we haven’t heard of any discounts on Z51s – until now.

Of course, as usual, there is a catch.

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Another C6 Corvette Driver Shot and Killed by Police

by Mitch Talley on December 30, 2013

Another C6 Corvette Driver Shot and Killed by Police
Photo Credit: Tony Giberson/pnj.com

For the second time this month, a Corvette driver has been shot and killed by law enforcement officers after leading them on a high-speed chase.

On Dec. 13, 51-year-old Brian Newt Beaird of Oceanside, Calif., died after being shot after leading Los Angeles Police on a wild hour-long chase into the city and trying to flee after T-boning another car with his C6 Corvette while speeding through an intersection.

This time, it was a 17-year-old Gulf Breeze, Fla., teenager already facing vehicular homicide charges who was killed.

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C6 Corvette Driver Shot and Killed after Leading LA Police in Hour Long Chase

Police have identified the driver of a C6 Corvette involved in an hour-long high-speed chase in Los Angeles Friday night as 51-year-old Brian Newt Beaird of Oceanside, Calif.

Beaird was behind the wheel of the silver Corvette in Cudahy in east LA about 9:30 p.m. Friday when L.A. County sheriff’s deputies tried to stop him because he was driving recklessly.

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Brighten Up Your C6 Corvette with these Unique LED Lights from CorvetteMods.com

Let’s face it, the stock lights on the C6 Corvette leave much to be desired. Luckily, we have our friends at CorvetteMods.com who have searched the globe to bring us the best LED lighting replacements just in time for Christmas. Give your Corvette a lighting makeover for a unique look while improving the safety of driving at night.

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The C6 Corvette Belt from Nexbelt

by Keith Cornett on December 10, 2013

The C6 Corvette Belt from Nexbelt

Corvettes are for us, more than just a car. They are a way of life.

Like many enthusiasts, my wardrobe is overwhelmingly made up of Corvette t-shirts, hats and anything else that sports a Chevy bowtie or crossed flags.

And now I can add a new brushed nickel C6 belt from Nexbelt.com.

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[VIDEO] Corvette Z06 vs Corvette Z06 – Roll Racing

by Keith Cornett on December 8, 2013

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

A little roll racing on the highway with a few Z06 Vettes from High Tech Corvette: http://www.facebook.com/HighTechCorvettefans

Visit CorvetteVideos.TV for the best selection of hand-picked Corvette videos.

 

[PICS] November Corvette Show Honors Vets

by Guest Contributor on December 5, 2013

[PICS] November Corvette Show Honors Vets

A special event for the veterans of the United States Armed Forces brought Corvettes and Vets together for the first annual Vettes for Veterans. This was a very humble show that offered a nice break from the major auto industry shows like the 2013 SEMA show — it almost every way, the Vettes for Veterans show on November 9th was the exact opposite of the major industry auto shows of 2013.

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