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Corvettes

[SPOILER ALERT] C7 Corvette Stingray on Top Gear Tonight

by Keith Cornett on February 23, 2015

[SPOILER ALERT] C7 Corvette Stingray on Top Gear Tonight

Last week we shared the trailer for the upcoming episode of Top Gear which features a Velocity Yellow C7 Corvette Stingray. If you want to wait for the episode to air tonight at 8:30 pm ET on BBC America, then feel free to move along. As the show already aired in the UK, there is a recording of the episode on YouTube showing Top Gear co-host Richard Hammond putting the Stingray through its paces and comparing the car to the Porsche Cayman GTS. But that’s not all that happens. The Stig gets his chance as well and we’ll have his course time after the jump.

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Bring a Trailer Auctioning a 1963 Split Window Corvette Coupe at No Reserve

Looking for a split-window coupe that’s been restored but not to such a degree that you’re scared to drive it?

Then you might want to check out this very sharp Sebring Silver 1963 Corvette Sting Ray available at auction for the next two days on Buyatrailer.com.

The seller is offering the car at no reserve, and 23 bids had already run the price up to $63,000 as of Monday morning on Feb. 23.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

A few runs of Mike Bramati’s SinisTTer C6 from the WannaGoFast.com Half Mile event in Georgia at Heavens Landing. Mike won the “Fastest RWD Award” by reaching 203.06 mph in his Twin Turbo C6 Corvette built by Vengeance Racing.

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

 

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman

Each week, Criswell Chevrolet’s Mike Furman delivers new Corvette Stingrays and Z06s to his customers who come from all parts of the country to work with the nation’s top Corvette seller.

Last week was very busy for Mike as the first Corvette Z06s with the new 8-speed automatic tranmission began shipping to customers. Here’s a recap from Mike showing a few of his customers and their brand new Corvettes.

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BoldRide Talks to Ken Lingenfelter at the Chicago Auto Show

Ken Lingenfelter says he doesn’t have any inside information about a possible mid-engine C8 in the Corvette’s future.

But you can bet that if General Motors winds up making the long-awaited dream car, he and his Lingenfelter Performance Engineering buddies will be first in line to buy one or two and work their special magic on them.

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Corvettes on eBay: 1990 Corvette ZR-1 with 90 Original Miles

by Keith Cornett on February 19, 2015

Corvettes on eBay: 1990 Corvette ZR-1 with 90 Original Miles

Collectors listen up! Check out this ultra low mileage 1990 Corvette ZR-1 that is currently listed on eBay. No doubt this car was purchased as an investment as its been stored away for 25 years. With the plastic wrapping still on the seats and the window sticker still affixed to the windshield, the car has managed just 90 original miles in all those years.

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Car and Driver Infographic Shows Maximum Operating Temperatures of the Corvette Z06

The 2015 Corvette Z06 is one hot car, and we’re not just talking about the way it looks and performs.

With its 6.2-liter supercharged V8, the Z06 systems produce heat, and a lot of it.

In fact, Car & Driver recently came up with an informative graphic that tells exactly how much heat the various parts of the Z06 makes when it’s being put through the paces on the track.

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[DVR ALERT] The C7 Corvette Stingray to Appear on BBC's Top Gear TV Show

The latest trailer for the BBC’s Top Gear dropped this week and it shows that a C7 Corvette Stingray will finally get some screen time on the widely popular automotive show featuring hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James Mays.

Given the show’s previous use of Corvettes for mockery and mayhem, I would normally caution Corvette fans that it might be a mixed bag in terms of how the Corvette will be featured, but judging from the trailer, it looks like the Velocity Yellow Corvette Stingray will be shown in a straight-up comparison test against a Porsche Cayman.

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1963 Corvette Convertible Fuelie Offered at No Reserve at Mecum Auction in Las Vegas

Mecum Auctions will be offering a 1963 Corvette Sting Ray convertible with the 360-horsepower, fuel-injected engine at no reserve at their Rogers Classic Car Museum auction in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Tuxedo Black roadster with a black interior will cross the block as Lot S177 on Saturday, February 28, 2015. The Corvette is part of approximately 230 cars from the Rogers Classic Car Museum that will be offered at no reserve.

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A 1986 Corvette wound up upside down after being struck by a 1999 Blazer Thursday morning, according to a Colorado State Patrol spokesman.

The accident happened in Hygiene, Colo., at 75th Street and Colorado 66 when the driver of the westbound Blazer turned into the path of the oncoming Corvette.

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