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Corvettes

Two American icons melded into one glorious tribute.

 

Corvettes on Craiglist: Mock Rear Engine 1985 Corvette

For many enthusiasts, the placement of the engine is one of the defining characterists on whether or not a sports car has achieved “super car status”. The Mid Engine/Rear Engine debate surrounding Corvettes has been going on now for some 30+ years and with every new announcement surrounding a next generation Vette, we seem to have this debate all over again.

But one ingenious C4 Corvette owner decided to skip that debate and have it both ways by installing a mock 350 V8 in the rear cargo area of a 1985 yellow Coup [sic]. If you love this idea, then the good news is that this Corvette can be yours as it’s now listed for sale on Craigslist.

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The Top 11 Corvette Sales of Mecum Indy 2013

by Steve Burns on June 11, 2013

The Top 11 Corvette Sales of Mecum Indy 2013

Mecum Auctions held their annual 2013 Spring Classic last month in Indianapolis. Over the course of the event, the Mecum team rolled 1,716 vehicles across the block. Of those, 1,156 were hammered sold for a 68% sell-through rate. We already told you about the black and blue 1967 convertible which sold for $610,000 to take top Corvette honors. Click past the jump to see the other top Corvettes from the 2013 Mecum Spring Classic.

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[VIDEO] Jacksonville Arsonist Targets a C4 Corvette

by Mitch Talley on June 11, 2013

[VIDEO] Jacksonville Arsonist Targets a C4 Corvette

A white C4 Corvette coupe has become the latest victim in a string of arsons in the Hilliard, Florida area. The Corvette is a total loss after it was set ablaze in the owner’s driveway on Wednesday night.

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Give Dad The Quest Corvette Documentary DVD for Father's Day

Looking for that perfect gift for the Dad that’s into Corvettes? You cannot go wrong with The Quest Corvette Documentary on DVD. Centered around the three Corvettes that first raced at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, “The Quest” also tells the story of a young man and his relationship with his father and how the son sets out to fulfill his Dad’s dream.

Since its arrival on DVD, “The Quest” Corvette documentary has been one of our favorite “Corvette gifts” around the holidays and it’s the perfect gift for the Father’s Day.

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2014 Corvette Stingray to Include New Two-Year Maintenance Plan from Chevrolet

Chevrolet just gave enthusiasts of the 2014 Corvette Stingray yet another reason to pull the trigger and place that order. Starting now, customers who purchase or lease an eligible new 2014 Chevrolet, Buick or GMC will be covered by a new maintenance plan that includes certain scheduled services for two years or 24,000 miles, whichever occurs first.

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[PIC] C5 Corvette Goes Up in Flames in South Beach

by Mitch Talley on June 7, 2013

[PIC] C5 Corvette Goes Up in Flames in South Beach

We know that Corvettes are hot cars but this is not what we had in mind!

The center of this white C5 Corvette is black now after being struck by a fire on South Beach in Miami Beach, Florida.

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Make-A-Wish Foundation Fulfills 6 Year Old Cancer Survivor's Dream to Ride in a Corvette

Getting to ride in a shiny C4 Corvette convertible Sunday was just the beginning of a day filled with fun activities for a 6-year-old cancer survivor in West Richland, Washington.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation made little Miette Nelson’s dreams come true as they arranged for her ride in the car to Barracuda Coffee, where she even got to run the business behind the counter.

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Questions about ordering a 2014 Corvette Stingray? Contact National Corvette Seller Mike Furman

Criswell Corvette’s Mike Furman has been selling Corvettes for 35 years – that’s four generation changes and over 2,700+ Corvette customers worth of experience. Mike has been allocated 149 C7s for the first 6-9 months of production so if you’re in the market for the next generation Corvette Stingray, call him today at 301-212-4420 or visit him at online at http://criswellcorvette.com/mike_furman.aspx.

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Did we also mention that Mike sells Callaway Corvettes too? Talk about a dream job!

 

North Dakota Woman Enjoying Life in the Fast Lane with her C4 Corvette
Photo Credit: Dave Wallis/The Forum

Women can be passionate about cars, too.

Take Kristi Zick of Kindred, North Dakota, for example.

She grew up watching her dad, Roger Langlie, work as crew chief for her uncle’s Super Comp dragster team at a track. That’s the same track where she met her husband, Ryan, after first falling in love with his black Camaro.

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