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Motor Trend Takes A Closer Look at Howard Weaver's Car Collection

Some people have had car collecting in their blood ever since they can remember. Howard Weaver of Ann Arbor, Michigan is one of those people.

In fact, after 77 years of doing so, Weaver has probably been collecting cars maybe longer than anybody in the United States. A little qualifier on that status: Weaver’s dad actually is the one who paid $50 for a 1931 American Austin in 1936 when little Howard was just 6 years old. That two-passenger coupe later became Howard’s first car, and he still has it along with many other outstanding vehicles in a series of four heated barns on his property. That car was the impetus for a lifetime of collecting cars.

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Corvette Auction Preview: Hartland Auctions at the National Corvette Museum

Our friends at Hartland Auctions are hosting their first ever National Corvette Museum Auction this weekend in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Hartland expects about 300 cars for their inaugural event at the NCM. As we create this wonderful prose there are 50 Corvettes poised to cross the auction block as part of the 2 day docket which runs Saturday and Sunday June 13th and 14th.

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[PIC] 2014 Corvette Stingray Spotted in Michigan on the Set of Transformers 4
Photo Credit: kari_gonzalez96

It was only last month that we found out that there was another installment of Michael Bay’s Transformers in the making with a whole new fleet of cars including the 2014 Corvette Stingray.

The Green and Black “Race Inspired” 2014 Corvette Stingray was spotted on the Transformers 4 set somewhere around Adrian, Michigan.

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Raffle Winner Passes on a 1965 Corvette, takes $50,000 Cash Instead

Like it has for so many fans of the Corvette since 1953, sometimes reality has to come roaring to the forefront.

Take Charlie Snook, for example.

He was recently chosen as the winner of the Stafford Fire Department’s 30th annual Corvette raffle in New York.

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[VIDEO] Corvette ZR1 vs Nissan GTR Drag Race

by Keith Cornett on July 9, 2013

Via CorvetteVideos.TV:

Corvette ZR1 vs Nissan GT-R in a quarter mile drag race. Normally my money would be on the 545-hp twin-turbo AWD Godzilla, but…

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1953 Corvette #254 Headed to Classic Car Auction at the National Corvette Museum

With only 300 Corvettes made in the first year of production in 1953, not many of these historic treasures ever cross the auction block in a single year.

But this weekend could be your chance to own one as the 254th Corvette ever made will be up for auction at the first-ever Hartland Auctions sale at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky.

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Meet Dave Tatman and the New 2014 Corvette Stingray in Dublin, Ohio this Saturday

If you haven’t seen the new C7 Corvette in person, you have another great chance this weekend.

Two of the 2014 Corvette Stingrays will be on display for one day only, Saturday, July 13 during the 31st Annual Classic Auto Show and Cruise In at the Dublin Metro Center in Columbus, Ohio.

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[PIC] Corvette Caught in Toronto’s Flash Flood

by Keith Cornett on July 9, 2013

[PIC] Corvette Caught in Tornonto's Flash Flood

After a major thunderstorm swept through Toronto on Monday afternoon and dumped the equivalent of one month’s worth of rain in four hours, reports of flash floods starting pouring in. We caught a tweet from @meltait who is a/the multimedia editor/video producer for the Winnipeg Free Press. She shared a pic of this yellow Corvette submerged under an overpass.

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2014 Corvette Stingray Gets an EPA Estimated 29 mpg Highway

The last piece of performance information we’ve been waiting on for the new 2014 Corvette Stingray has been the EPA fuel economy numbers. GM is now confirming that the 2014 Corvette Stingray equipped with the 455 horsepower LT1 and a 7-speed manual transmission gets an EPA-estimated 17 miles per gallon in the city and 29 mpg highway.

That makes the Corvette Stingray the most efficient sports car on the market today. No other sports car offers more than 455 horsepower and greater than 29 mpg highway.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV:

During the Gold Rush Rally, this Corvette ZR1 drag races an SL63 AMG. But before that race, there are burnouts to be done. If the photographer was any closer, he’d be inside the vette.

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