Chevrolet to Build 500 Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition Convertibles

Chevrolet to Build 500 Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition Convertibles

Back in June, the Corvette Team unveiled the 2014 Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition Coupe at the National Corvette Museum. The special launch edition coupes are all Laguna Blue with the 3LT Brownstone Interior and a Black Stinger hood graphic and 500 will be produced and allocated to dealers.

In our interview with Corvette/Camaro Marketing Manager John Fitzpatrick last Friday, we learned that once the Corvette Stingray Convertibles start production, 500 Convertible Premiere Editions will be built for dealers as well.

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GM’s John Fitzpatrick Talks about Shipping and Quality Assessments on the 2014 Corvette Stingray

CorvetteBlogger Talks with GM's John Fitzpatrick about Shipping and Quality Assessments on the 2014 Corvette Stingray

On Friday morning, we sat down with Corvette/Camaro’s Marketing Manager John Fitzpatrick and Chevrolet Communications’ Monte Doran to talk about the 2014 Corvette Stingray. Specifically, we wanted to discuss how the shipping process was working as well as try to get some additional answers on the Quality Assessments that each of the Corvette Stingrays is undergoing before shipment to the dealers.

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[PIC] Hey, Is That a GoPro Camera Mounted on the Corvette Stingray Testing at the Nurburgring?

[PIC] Hey, Is That a GoPro Camera mounted on the Corvette Stingray Testing at the Nurburgring?

Chevrolet Europe posted a tweet on Friday about the 2014 Corvette Stingray undergoing suspension testing on the wet track at the Nurburgring. We looked at the photo and then enlarged it for a better view. Low and behold, there’s a GoPro HD Camera mounted low and behind the driver’s front tire!

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[VIDEO] The 2014 Corvette Stingrays Arrive at Kerbeck Corvette

Our friends at Kerbeck Corvette posted this video today of the first truckload of 2014 Corvette Stingrays to arrive at the dealership. These 10 Corvettes will be the first of over 500 Corvette Stingrays sold by the World’s Largest Corvette Dealer during the initial 6-9 month rollout of the new C7.

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[VIDEO] Brian Hobaugh’s 30 Year History with a 500-hp 1965 Corvette Sting Ray

[VIDEO] Brian Hobaugh's 30 Year History with a 500-hp 1965 Corvette Sting Ray

When Brian Hobaugh’s dad bought a 1965 Corvette to compete in the world of autocross back in 1983, he probably didn’t realize he was creating a family legacy that shows no signs of ending anytime soon.

But that’s exactly what he has created over the past 30 years with his magnificent 1965 Sting Ray that has never known anything but life on the autocross since it was created in St. Louis, Mo.

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[PIC] First Shipment of R8C Delivery Corvette Stingrays Arrive at the National Corvette Museum

[PIC] First Shipment of R8C Delivery Corvette Stingrays Arrive at the National Corvette Museum

For those of you who have opted to take delivery of your new 2014 Corvette Stingray at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, the good news tweeted today announced the arrival of a truckload of R8C Delivery Stingrays from the plant across the street. The cars will be prepped and the first of many Museum Deliveries start on September 30th.

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[PIC] Throwback Thursday: Sitting on the Back of Dad’s 1966 Corvette

[PIC] Throwback Thursday: Sitting on the Back of a 1966 Corvette

It’s time for Throwback Thursday where we feature vintage photos of Corvettes. Today’s selection is this brother and sister who are sitting on the back of Dad’s 1966 Corvette.

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Harley Earl’s Personal Corvette – Another World’s Record in the Making?

Harley Earl's Personal Corvette - Another World’s Record in the Making?

Right on the heels of the record breaking 1967 L88 Stingray which sold for $3.2M at Mecum’s Dallas Auction September 7, Dana Mecum is out to break his own record for the price paid for a Corvette. The “Dealmaker” knew he’d have to do something spectacular for an encore at his upcoming Chicagoland Auction, October 10-12, and as if pulling a rabbit out of a hat he is magically offering the special modified 1963 Corvette given to Harley Earl by GM honoring his contribution to the corporation and Corvette, Harley Earl’s personal Corvette.

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[PICS] Vettes and Jets on the Lex 2013

[PICS] Vettes and Jets on the Lex 2013

One of the coolest recurring Corvette shows that happens once every couple of years is Vettes and Jets on the Lex. Over 300 Corvettes are loaded onto the flight deck of the retired aircraft carrier USS Lexington for a two day Corvette show. The Corvettes are parked next to many of the retired jets from our Armed Forces and proceeds of the event goes to support The Wounded Warrior Project.

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[PICS] Corvette Seller Mike Furman Attends the C7 Corvette Stingray Dealer Sales Academy

[PICS] Corvette Seller Mike Furman Attends the C7 Corvette Stingray Dealer Sales Academy

Chevrolet wants its dealers to know the new 2014 Corvette Stingray inside and out so they created the Stingray Dealer Sales Academy, a three day mini-camp for Corvette sellers to experience the 2014 Corvette Stingray in the classroom and on the track.

The Stingray Academy is being held out at Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch in Pahrump, NV. Corvette sales professional Mike Furman @ Criswell Corvette in Gaithersburg, MD attended the school earlier this week and he provides us with pictures and his review of the 2014 Corvette Stingray.

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