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Corvettes

[ACCIDENT] C6 Corvette Z06 Crashes and Flips in Canada

by Keith Cornett on April 3, 2015

[ACCIDENT] C6 Corvette Z06 Crashes and Flips in Canada
Photo Credit: Rafferty Baker/CBC

A C6 Corvette Z06 came to rest on its top following a one-car crash overnight in Langely, British Columbia.

There were two occupants in the car and the passenger was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries according the report from Canada’s CBC.ca.

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C5 Corvette Receives a Rear Fascia Transplant from a C7 Corvette Stingray

A few months ago, we showed you a C6 ZR1 that had been fitted with a C7 rear end.

Now we’ve got something even stranger – a C5 that has received a C7 butt transplant!

Watch out Kim Kardashian!

The photos of this unusual creation showed up recently on Corvette Forum, which then did a survey asking what people thought about the car.

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March 2015 Corvette Sales

by Keith Cornett on April 3, 2015

March 2015 Corvette Sales

General Motors posted the monthly sales figures for March 2015 this week and we have great news for Corvette fans. The C7 Corvette – buoyed by sales of the 2015 Corvette Z06 – had its second best month ever and the highest sales totals since the very first month the C7 Corvette Stingray became available in October 2013.

For the month of March 2015, GM delivered 3,785 Corvettes which was an 8.8% gain over the 3,480 Corvettes sold during the same time period in 2014. Year to date (January-March 2015), a total of 8,517 Corvettes have been sold which is a 4.1% increase over the 8,179 Corvettes delivered during the same time in 2014.

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[PIC] Throwback Thursday: Vintage 1966 Corvette Advertisement

It’s time for Throwback Thursday where we feature vintage photos of Corvettes. This week’s photo comes to us in the form of a vintage magazine ad for the 1966 Corvette.

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1962 Gulf Oil Corvette Racer to be Sold at RM Sotheby's Texas Auction

Paul Andrews and his son, Chris, have spent years building one of the world’s best collections of classic vehicles.

Now they want to sell off many of their prized cars to whittle their impressive collection down to a more manageable 15 to 20 cars that they can focus on and enjoy with their family.

Some 75 of their cars and a wide assortment of memorabilia will be auctioned off May 2 in Fort Worth, Texas by RM Sotheby’s.

One of the cars to be auctioned is their 1962 Corvette Gulf Oil race car – with no reserve. Estimated value of the car is $2 million to $2.75 million.

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[PIC] Chevrolet Hoists a Corvette Z06 and Silverado above Detroit's Comerica Park Baseball Field

Spring is in the air.

Oh, and so is a Corvette Z06 and a Silverado pickup truck.

On Thursday morning, the two Chevys were hoisted high above the Detroit Tiger’s baseball stadium in what has become an annual rite of spring. The Corvette and Silverado will grace the Chevrolet Fountain at Comerica Park when the team takes the field during Major League Baseball’s opening day ceremony in just a few days.

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Ridetech's 48 Hour Corvette Dominates Optima Ultimate Street Car Event in Texas

We told you a few days ago about the big crew that worked feverishly to rebuild a 1972 Corvette with a collection of updated high-performance parts.

After pulling off what’s become known as the 48-Hour Corvette, the folks at RideTech tested the car at the National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park just a few days later and was ecstatic with its performance.

Now they’re even happier after already celebrating their first win with the Corvette last weekend at the Optima Ultimate Street Car event in Fort Worth, Texas!

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[VIDEO] Sheriff's Undercover Corvette Stingray with PDR Helps Bust Street Racers in Texas

Hey, Corvette drivers, if you want to race, take it to the track.

Don’t endanger the lives of innocent people trying to prove your manhood on public streets.

Eight people apparently didn’t heed that advice in Harris County, Texas on Friday, March 20, as they were arrested for street racing on the same weekend as a major drag racing event in town, the TX2K.

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C3 Corvette Wrapped with Pepperoni is the Greatest Pizza Delivery Vehicle Ever
Photo Credit: Jenn Harris/Los Angeles Times

It might not be the most beautiful Corvette ever, but it sure looks like the most edible.

This C3 Corvette covered with pepperoni pizza (well, actually just decals) was one of the most popular photo ops during the 31st annual International Pizza Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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Corvettes on eBay: Super Rare 1 of 10 1969 Baldwin-Motion Phase III GT Corvette

If you’re a fan of just about any type of car, but especially if you’re a Corvette fan, a web browsing trip through eBay Motors on a regular basis is almost required—you just never knows what rare, odd, unusual, or just plain cool cars will show up. Currently being offered for sale is a super rare 1969 Baldwin-Motion Phase III GT Corvette with only 46,160 miles on the odometer. The auction ends Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 3:06 p.m. You can be sure that the current bid of $55,655 will not be close to the selling price. So far there have been 14 bids and, needless to say, the reserve has not been met.

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