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Corvettes

DeLorenzo's 1969 L88 Corvette Convertible Sells for $680,000 at Mecum's Dallas Auction
Photo Credit: Mecum/D.Duckworth

When you’ve got one of only 116 1969 L88s ever made, you’ve obviously got a prize Corvette.

Add in an impressive frame-off restoration, mix in a very interesting racing heritage, and you’ve got the makings for one very, very desirable Stingray.

Just how desirable?

How about a Corvette that fetches $680,000 at the recent Mecum auction in Dallas?

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General Motors to Restore Three of the NCM Sinkhole Corvettes

Chevrolet and the National Corvette Museum have announced their game plan for restoration of three of the classic Corvettes damaged when they were swallowed by a sinkhole inside the museum in February.

Two of the cars – the 2009 Corvette ZR1 prototype nicknamed the “Blue Devil” and the 1-millionth Corvette produced (a 1992 white convertible) – will be repaired by Chevrolet, which will also pay for the restoration of the black 1962 Corvette to be overseen by the museum.

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Transformers Customized 2006 Corvette a No Sale on eBay

by Bruce Troxell on September 7, 2014

Transformers Customized 2006 Corvette a No Sale on eBay

One of the great things about the Corvette community is its appreciable tolerance of divergent viewpoints. Those who think the ultimate Corvette is a pristine Top Flight® award winner get along, at least for the most part, with those who think that a 1,000 horsepower in their modified Corvette is almost enough. If we accept this premise, then there must be Corvette fan somewhere who is also a Transformers aficionado and would love to have a modern, say a 2006, Corvette coupe that has been customized to pay homage to Autobot Sideswipe from the film Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.

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The Corvette Vanity Plates at Corvettes at Carlisle 2014

by Keith Cornett on September 6, 2014

The Corvette Vanity Plates at Corvettes at Carlisle 2014

No other show like Corvettes at Carlisle can bring together the eclectic mix of Corvettes and the vanity license plates that adorn them. We love walking row after row of Corvettes and checking out all the great plates that tell us so much about the owner.

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[VIDEO] Chevrolet Puts the 2015 Corvette's Performance Data Recorder to the Test

C7 Corvette Engineer Tadge Juechter has emphasized all along that everything on the new seventh-generation Stingray has a purpose – or it wouldn’t be there.

Same goes for the new Performance Data Recorder that just became available on the 2015 model.

While some might see the new high-definition camera that records what is going on in front of the Stingray as just an electronic play toy, you better believe that Juechter sees it as much more.

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Vengeance Racing’s 1,000 HP Corvette Stingray

by Mitch Talley on September 5, 2014

Vengeance Racing's 1,000 HP Corvette Stingray

You apparently just missed out on your chance to own the first Corvette Stingray ever to produce 1,000whp – at what looked to be a bargain price.

Vengeance Racing – saying it needed to make room for a new project – had been offering a 2014 Corvette Stingray for sale on eBay that featured more than $45,000 worth of modifications. The bidding reached almost $72,000, without meeting reserve, before the auction apparently came to an end on Sept. 1. We’re assuming the car sold for an unknown price because the listing says the bidding has ended and the car is no longer available.

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Corvette Stingrays Listed for Sale at over $280,000 in China's Gray Market

Sometimes the Corvette isn’t greener on the other side.

For example, consider how much you’d have to pay to enjoy the experience of driving a 2014 Chevrolet Corvette if you happened to live on the other side of the world – in China.

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2015 Corvette Stingray Pricing is Quietly Raised Another $1,000

It was only back in July that we got our hands on the dealer prices for the 2015 Corvette Stingray and those prices showed the base Non-Z51 Coupe starting at $53,000 while the base Non-Z51 Convertible started at $58,000.

Now this may be old news to some, but we learned today that in early August Chevrolet quietly raised the MSRP of the 2015 Corvette Stingray’s four models by $1,000. The new starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price of the base Corvette Stingray Coupe is now $54,000 while the base Corvette Stingray Convertible will start at $59,000. The delivery charge of $995 is not included.

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Lego Artist Recreates the 1969 Corvette Stingray

by Mitch Talley on September 4, 2014

Lego Artist Recreates the 1969 Corvette Stingray

Like many Corvette enthusiasts, I’ve always loved the look of the 1969 Stingray.

Here’s a fellow who took his love for the ’69 ‘Vette a step further.

“Ever since I can remember I’ve always wanted a ’69 Vette. So I built one,” says Brickdater.

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[VIDEO] Regular Car Reviews: 2014 Corvette C7 Stingray

by Keith Cornett on September 3, 2014

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Those guys from Regular Car Reviews are back and this time they review the 2014 Corvette Stingray. There’s a lot to love in the new Stingray and during the video you will see a couple of instances where they are blown away by the new Corvette. But because the C7 Corvette has been “so hyped in every blog”, they decided to take a contrarian view at the end and point out all the faults of the C7, real or imagined.

This isn’t the first time we’ve showcased a Regular Car Reviews video and if you’ve seen one yet, you’re in for a treat. Here’s their videos for the 1979 C3 Corvette review and the 2008 C6 Corvette Review.

Be warned, some content may not be safe for a work environment.

The Corvette C7 represents America’s desire to be taken seriously in the eyes of Europe. This is nothing new. We’ve been doing it since Henry James Ex-Patted his way from coffee house to coffee house trying to capture the perfect Portrait of a Lady. The C7 goes off faster than I do when I refrain from TOUCHING MYSELF for a week. You can’t see out the back because the ass of the car is higher than your head. Plus, this car is so hyped in every blog…so we’ll see.

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