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Corvette Assembly Plant Announces Suspension of Tours

by Keith Cornett on February 24, 2012

Corvette Assembly Plant Announces Suspension of Tours

The National Corvette Museum recently posted the following notice on their facebook page about the tour schedule at the Corvette assembly plant in Bowling Green:

All GM Corvette Plant tours will cease on September 14, 2012. The date for tours to resume has yet to be determined. Of course, you can always come visit us at the Museum! We are open daily, 8am-5pm.

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[VIDEO] Forza Motorsport Team Drives the Corvettes at Bondurant

Forza Motorsports development team took some time out of coding to get three days of first person driving experience at the Bondurant School in Phoenix, AZ. The time behind the wheel helps the developers design what they call “the most realistic and engaging video game driving experience.” Plus, driving Corvettes fast is fun!

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[VIDEO] Kevin Mackay’s 1969 L88 “See-Thru-Corvette”

by Keith Cornett on February 23, 2012

[VIDEO] Kevin Mackay's 1969 L88 See-Thru-Corvette

Corvette Repair’s Kevin Mackay has restored a few famous L88 Corvettes over the years and like any artist, he likes to show off his work. When he came across a 1969 L88 Corvette languishing at a machine shop, he knew he wanted to do something completely different to showcase the work he and his Valley Stream, NY shop is famous for. That plan called for creating a fully functional street legal L88 – with no body.

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2012 Corvette Wins Intellichoice's Best Overall Value Award

We know in our hearts that the Corvette is one of the best cars ever made. Now our brain can feel good about it, too.

IntelliChoice has just named the 2012 Corvette the Best Overall Value of the Year in the Premium Performance Car category for the second year in a row.

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Australian DMV: Racing Stripes on your Classic Corvette? No Registration for You!

How would you like to own a classic Corvette and not be allowed to drive it because of the special way it’s painted?

That’s the problem a South Australia man faces because his 1970 Corvette – once owned by country music star Jeannie C. Riley of “Harper Valley PTA” fame – is decorated with tasteful blue stripes and small stars.

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[VIDEO] Fastlane's 667-HP Rear Mounted Turbo Corvette Z06 on the Dyno

If you’re looking for a performance boost for your Corvette Z06 that’s out of the ordinary, then Fastlane out of Houston, Texas may have the answer for you.

Fastlane vows to be not only Houston’s biggest and baddest tuner shop, but they have also been building muscle cars and trucks for nearly 15 years, according to their website.

The shop’s latest effort is a C6 Z06 Rear Mount Turbo Kit that features a 76mm Turbo on a stock Z06 motor.

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[ACCIDENT] C4 Corvette Rolls Over and Lands in Swamp

by Keith Cornett on February 18, 2012

[ACCIDENT] C4 Corvette Rolls Over and Lands in Swamp

A Friday afternoon crash sent the driver of this 1987 Corvette to the hospital. The man was driving near Tiverton, RH when his Corvette left the road and went into a swampy area, rolled on its roof and trapped the driver under it.

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Procharger Brings Forced Induction to a Corvette Z06 Carbon Edition

The folks at ProCharger definitely know a thing or two about winning.

The company says it was the first to bring supercharger systems and tuner kits for LS based Corvettes, first to bring mainstream usage of air to air intercoolers to centrifugal supercharging, and first to offer a gear-driven centrifugal supercharger with a self-contained oiling system.

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[VIDEO] Hendrick Performance NCRS Corvette Judging Walkthrough

Hendrick Motorsports is one of the top racing teams in NASCAR. In addition to claiming 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup championships since 1996, Hendrick also stakes claim to one the largest auto dealership empires in the world, selling over 200,000 cars in 2011. Like Hendrick, the National Corvette Restorers Society (NCRS) looks for the very best in its judging of original and restored Corvettes. Now you can see how the 2 entities come together in this short video filmed at the 2012 NCRS Kissimmee Regional last month.

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New Midnight Race Blue Color Option Coming to the 2013 Corvette

As we get closer to end of the end of the 2012 model year Corvette, details on the 2013 Corvette are still emerging. One of those details is that a new shade of blue will be coming to the 2013 Corvette and its name is “Midnight Race Blue”.

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