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Thieves Steal a 2003 Yellow Corvette in Virginia

by Mitch Talley on July 26, 2013

Thieves Steal a 2003 Yellow Corvette in Virginia
File photo courtesy of CorvetteImages.com

There probably isn’t a much sicker feeling for a Corvette owner than the one a Hampton, Va., man suffered Monday night.

Larry Phlegar had celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Corvette by buying a collector’s edition 2003 model, a yellow coupe that he had driven just 9,723 miles over the past decade.

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[VIDEO] Lamborghini vs Corvette Z06

by Keith Cornett on July 25, 2013

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Here’s an epic video that shows the driver of this Lamborghini bit off a little more than he could handle when he challenged this Corvette Z06 driver to an impromptu street race.

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

 

Throwback Thursday: 1963 Corvette Sting Ray at Weeki Wachee, Florida

Ever since I saw this photo a couple weeks back, I’ve been meaning to post it here. I always enjoy seeing old photos of Corvettes in their vintage settings, which for me harkins back to a somewhat more innocent time for America. So why not use the occasion to kick off a new weekly series of posts with vintage pictures of Corvettes!

This 1963 Corvette Sting Ray Convertible and the young lady sitting on the hood was captured at Weeki Wachee Springs in Florida.

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Callaway to Build C7-Based FIA GT3 Corvettes

by Mitch Talley on July 25, 2013

Callaway to Build FIA GT3 Corvettes

Callaway Competition GmbH, the German-based segment of Callaway Cars, has been chosen to develop the new Corvette C7 into a GT3-class race car and submit it for homologation from the FIA.

Original equipment manufacturers like Chevrolet have to authorize specialists like Callaway to submit the homologation forms needed to allow their version of the car to be the one allowed in FIA competition.

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[VIDEO] Motor Trend Tests the 2014 Corvette Stingray Z51

Yesterday we shared the instrumented testing data of the 2014 Corvette Stingray from Edmunds.com and now this morning we can also share Motor Trend’s test of the C7.

Motor Trend tested both a Z51 Stingray with a a 7-Speed manual at GM’s proving grounds, but they also had the opportunity to test a Z51 Stingray with an automatic transmission on public roads in Central California. So their review contains both performance estimates from their tests as well as the more subjective review from driving the Stingray on public streets.

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[VIDEO] Car and Driver Does First Burnout in the 2014 Corvette Stingray

So Chevy gave the keys to the 2014 Corvette Stingray to the guys at Car and Driver and what’s the first thing they did? Yep, burnouts!

They disabled embedding of the video so head to YouTube.com to check it out.

You can also read the full test review and see pics at Car and Driver.

 

See the C7 Corvette Stingray at the Corvettes at CORSA Show on Sunday, July 28th

Our friends at Corsa Performance and the Corvette Cleveland club are hosting their 11th Annual Corvettes at CORSA car show this Sunday, July 28th. The event is free for spectators and runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Organizers are expecting about 250 Corvettes to attend including the 2014 Corvette Stingray.

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[VIDEO] Edmunds Drives the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Looks like several of the automotive magazines and websites got their chance to drive the 2014 Corvette Stingray recently as we’ve saw a number of tweets hit just after 5:00 pm ET today with links to articles and videos by the likes of Edmunds, Motor Trend and Automobile Magazine.

The testing was held at GM’s proving grounds and Edmunds provides this video showing the new Stingray undergoing instrumented track testing which includes 0-60, quarter mile, braking, slalom, and skidpad.

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[VIDEO] Winner of the Saint Bernard Classic Corvette Giveaway Picks Up his 1960 Corvette
Steve Lane (left) and Father Chris Forler (Pastor) and the Corvette in front of Saint Bernard Church in Rockport, Indiana

Steve Lane says he has never won anything in his life before, but all that changed on Sunday, July 14th when his name was drawn from 10,000 raffle tickets at the Saint Bernard Summer Social in Rockport, Indiana. His prize? A Horizon Blue 1960 Corvette Roadster valued at $70,000.

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We heard the exhaust in person on a pair of Corvette Stingrays that were the hit of the Bash at the National Corvette Museum back in April and loved the beautiful – and very different – sounds emanating from both cars as they were driven out of the museum.

Now Autoblog.com has posted a video that shows three different sounds coming from the same Stingray, courtesy of the optional dual mode performance exhaust, available at a cost of $1,195.

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