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Corvettes

Corvette Assembly Plant to Add 170 Temporary Workers for C7 Corvette Launch
Photo Credit: Alex Slitz/Daily News

It isn’t even here yet, but the C7 Corvette continues to stimulate the economy.

Corvette Assembly Plant Manager Dave Tatman announced this week that the GM plant in Bowling Green, Ky., will be hiring 170 workers for periods ranging from four to 18 months.

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[VIDEO] Thanksgiving Day Corvette Street Racers Finally Indicted

When you do something that’s not very smart, you can be sure nowadays there’s someone nearby with a camera in hand to capture the moment.

Witness the case of the two Corvette drivers who became a YouTube sensation about this time last year after they were caught on video allegedly drag racing from a traffic signal in The Woodlands, Texas and then crashing into each other.

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Vicari to Offer 1963 Corvette Convertible Pilot Car at New Orleans Auction

Vicari Auctions will offer more than 200 classic and muscle cars at their 3rd annual New Orleans Classic Auto Festival Saturday, December 1st in New Orleans, La. A red on red fuel injected 1963 Corvette convertible pilot car will lead the Corvette brigade. The early production C2 wears serial #16 and is one of just 2 numbers matching pilot cars known to exist.

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How Much Would You Pay For the First 2014 C7 Corvette?

by Rick Tavel on November 26, 2012

How Much Would You Pay For the First 2014 C7 Corvette?

Article contributed by Rick Tavel

As many of you probably realize, preparations for Barrett-Jackson’s world famous January collector car auction are already underway in Scottsdale, Arizona. This year’s auction is January 13 through 20. The magnitude of this auction requires Craig Jackson and his team to begin preparing for their flagship Scottsdale auction almost a year in advance.

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[VIDEO] Paul McCartney's C5 Corvette Gets The VIP Treatment at LAX

Paul McCartney is, well, Paul McCartney. And a Corvette is, well, a Corvette.

When you put the two together, you produce unimaginable respect.

For example, TMZ is currently showing a video of Sir Paul in his daily driver around Los Angeles – a blue C5 convertible – as he pulls into a loading zone at LAX to let his girlfriend Nancy Shevell out at the airport.

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Man Builds Replica Speed Racer Mach 5's from C4 Corvettes

Corvette enthusiasts are pretty serious about America’s sports car, but car customizer Mark Towle really takes his love for his favorite car to a whole ‘nother level.

You see, when he was a child, Towle watched the famous Japanese cartoon show Speed Racer religiously. “I’ve seen all 53 episodes,” he says, “including one that was never aired; it was supposed to be the first episode of the next season, but the show got canceled.”

All grown up now, as the owner of his own car customizing business, Towle’s living a childhood dream – making his living by building replicas of Speed Racer’s car, the Mach 5, which start about at $72,500. Not bad for the ultimate boy racer, huh?

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Car and Driver: Driven - Don Sherman's 1967 427 Corvette Convertible

A man’s love for his Corvette has perhaps never been told more poignantly and sincerely than in this video we found on Youtube.

Car and Driver Technical Editor Don Sherman recounts the story of the restoration of his Corvette, not in sterile technical terms, but in emotion-filled terms that only a fellow car lover can appreciate.

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[VIDEO] GM CEO Akerson's 1958 Corvette to be Sold at Barrett-Jackson

We told you earlier this year about a special 1958 Corvette that will soon be serving a special purpose. Now we know more details.

General Motors Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson had announced in February that he was going to auction off his personal ’58 to help Habitat for Humanity Detroit and its efforts to rebuild the Morningside Commons neighborhood near GM’s Renaissance Center world headquarters in downtown Detroit.

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[VIDEO] Split Personality: 1963 Corvette Convertible has a Split Window Hard Top

Some people love the open-air fun of a C2 convertible but like the appearance of the coupe better.

Now thanks to a Virginia company, they can have their cake and eat it, too.

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[PICS] The 2012 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals (MCACN)

by Steve Burns on November 20, 2012

[PICS] The 2012 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals (MCACN)

The 2012 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals (MCACN) show is in now the books and it was another phenomenal event. The 2-day indoor show in Chicago attracted hundreds of the country’s finest Corvettes, muscle cars, and customs. We already teased you with a few show photos on Facebook and Twitter, and now a more extensive show gallery awaits you after the break.

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