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[VIDEO] C7 Corvette Stingray vs EXOTICS

by Keith Cornett on July 23, 2014

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Xtreme Xperience lets average people play with super cars. They recently brought out their contingent of sports cars to the Mid-America Motorplex in Pacific Junction, IA.

What happens when you pair up a $50,000 2014 C7 Corvette “baby super car” against exotics in the $100,000 to $300,000 range? Well, you’ll have to watch and see! Some predictable races, some upsets and surprises!

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Manchester United FC Players Cruise Beverly Hills in Chevy Vehicles

The storied Manchester United football club is in the States this week to take on the LA Galaxy in the Chevrolet Cup on Wednesday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Chevrolet is a major sponsor of the club, which is now proclaimed with the Chevy bow-tie appearing on the club’s uniforms.

During some sight-seeing time on Tuesday, several Manchester United team members were given Chevys to drive around Beverly Hills and we see they made a stop at the Beverly Hills Fire Department.

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Parked C6 Corvette Sparks Garage Fire in Houston

by Mitch Talley on July 22, 2014

Parked C6 Corvette Sparks Garage Fire in Houston

The good news about this Corvette garage fire is that no one was injured and firefighters managed to save the rest of the house from going up in flames, too.

The bad news is that the C6 ‘Vette is apparently going to need some serious restoration after being “heavily involved” in the garage fire, according to Senior Captain Charles Martin of the Houston (Texas) Fire Department.

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Chevy Working Out Details for the 2015 Corvette Z06 Engine Build Experience

The new 650-horsepower, 6.2-liter V8 monster engine that will power the upcoming 2015 Corvette Z06 will be assembled in two locations.

But only the engines that are put together at the Corvette assembly plant in Bowling Green, Ky., will be eligible for the build-your-own program, according to a report on Edmunds.com.

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[STOLEN]1962 Corvette Owned for 40 years Stolen from Calgary Street

Some people say locks just keep honest people out.

The 73-year-old owner of a red 1962 Corvette convertible wouldn’t argue with that.

Kenneth Jelley’s classic ‘Vette was locked, covered with a tarp, and parked outside in its parking space in the 9600 block of Bonaventure Drive SE, Calgary, Canada.

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[RIP] Movie Legend and Former Corvette Racer James Garner Dies at 86
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Over the weekend we learned that actor James Garner had passed away. Garner was a favorite of ours back in the day with great character roles like Bret Maverick and Jim Rockford. But did you also know that he was a serious race car driver who owned a Corvette racing team?

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[GALLERY] Midyear Monday (26 Corvette photos)

by Keith Cornett on July 21, 2014

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday (26 Corvette photos)

It’s time for another exciting round of Midyear Monday where we feature random pictures of our favorite Corvette body style (my favorite at least), the 1963-1967 Corvette Sting Ray.

We got a little bit for everyone in today’s Midyear Monday with Split Window 1963s to field cars to fully restored engine bays featuring Chevy’s venerable 327 cubic inch small block.

If you love the 2nd generation Corvette as much as we do, make sure you share this page on Twitter and Facebook.

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Pricing for 2015 Corvette Stingray Announced
Photo courtesy of the National Corvette Museum

Late last week, GM released pricing to dealers for the 2015 Corvette Stingray Coupe and Convertible models as well as assorted options and accessories. The good news is that the non-Z51 Coupe and Convertible pricing for 2015 is the same as the final 2014 MSRP while the Z51 Coupe and Convertible models will see their starting MSRPs increase by $1,000 each.

For 2015, non-Z51 Corvette Stingray Coupes will start at $53,000 while its Z51 version will start at $58,000. The non-Z51 Convertible will begin at $58,000 and the Z51 version starts at $63,000. All four models still tack on the $995 delivery charge.

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1960 Corvette Rescued from Chicken Coop

by Mitch Talley on July 20, 2014

1960 Corvette Rescued from Chicken Coop

If you found a tattered classic car in a barn, would you leave it like it is or restore it to like-new condition?

Both options obviously have their pluses and minuses.

Today, we hear from someone who is happy he chose the first option.

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Corvette Sales Spotlight: Sport Chevrolet

by Keith Cornett on July 19, 2014

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As time ticks down on the remaining 2014 Corvette Stingray model year, it’s now too late to custom order a car. So if you want to enjoy a new C7 Coupe or Convertible this summer, you’ll have to select from the cars a dealer has in stock.

Our friends at Sport Chevrolet in Silver Spring, Maryland have five 2014 Corvette Stingrays in stock and ready to go immediately and another is inbound and has yet to be spoken for.

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