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2001 Corvette Z06 Stolen from Minnesota Car Lot

by Mitch Talley on October 9, 2013

2001 Corvette Z06 Stolen from Minnesota Car Lot

Someone took off in the middle of the night over the weekend with a low-mileage 2001 Corvette Z06 that was being offered by a Minnesota used car dealer.

The silver Corvette, with just 30,248 miles, was up for sale for $20,995 at S&S Motors, 133 Zieske Road in Courtland, Minn., when video surveillance cameras show the car being driven out of the lot through a ditch at 3:07 a.m. Sunday. The thief or thieves then drove west on Highway 14.

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Corvettes on eBay: Psychedelic Themed 1965 Corvette Coupe

by Keith Cornett on October 8, 2013

Corvettes on eBay: Psychedelic Themed 1965 Corvette Coupe

Check out this interesting midyear Coupe we found for sale on eBay. The psychedelic sixties were over a long time ago but sometimes they live on as in the case of the paint job found on this 1965 Corvette, down to the peace sign painted on the gas door cover. The auction still has a couple more days to go and so far the top bid has just surpassed $20,000.

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Edmunds Tests the C7 Corvette Stingray vs 2014 Ford Shelby GT500

Edmunds.com has tested the new 2014 Corvette Stingray against just about every car seemingly imaginable, including the 2014 Porsche Cayman S, 2013 BMW M3, 2014 Nissan GT-R, 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera S, and 2013 SRT Viper.

Now along comes the 2014 Ford Shelby GT500.

Before the test, Edmunds wonders aloud if the Corvette can overcome the deficit of 202 horsepower and 166 lb-ft to Ford’s supercar. The quick answer is an overwhelming yes.

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[VIDEO] Missing Man’s Corvette Found in Florida Canal

by Mitch Talley on October 8, 2013

[VIDEO] Missing Man's Corvette Found in Florida Canal

The mystery of what happened to Terrance Paul Beghin and his 1982 Corvette 27 years ago appears closer to a solution.

Charlotte County workers found a white Corvette in a canal near Rampard Boulevard and Navigator Road in the Deep Creek area of Punta Gorda, Fla., and it was pulled from the water Wednesday morning.

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[VIDEO] Pfadt Planning P58 Edition Corvette Stingray

by Keith Cornett on October 8, 2013

[VIDEO] Pfadt Planning P58 Edition Corvette Stingray

Like some other well-known tuners and performance shops, Pfadt Race Engineering has been itching to get their hands on the new 2014 Corvette Stingray. Pfadt has big plans for the C7 Stingray with a new line of parts and a performance upgrade package they’re calling the Pfadt P58. The package is expected to boost the LT1 from 460 hp to approximately 580 hp.

But before all that can move forward, they first needed to pick up the car.

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Win A New 2014 Corvette Stingray!

by Keith Cornett on October 7, 2013

Win a New 2014 Corvette Stingray!

Our friends at WinANewCorvette.com are back with a new and exciting way to win a new 2014 Corvette Stingray. They have created an very nice coffee table book called “Corvettes Across Texas” featuring high quality pictures of all generations of Corvettes. Order the book for $10 and you’ll receive an entry ticket to win a 2014 Corvette Stingray from Bud’s Chevrolet in St. Marys, Ohio.

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How to Properly Break-In Your New 2014 Corvette Stingray

by Keith Cornett on October 7, 2013

So you just took delivery of your new 2014 Corvette Stingray and now you got questions about how to properly break-in the 455/460 hp LT1 V8. With more Corvette Stingrays being delivered daily to their new owners, we’ve been asked the break-in procedure question more than a couple of times. So we’ve checked out the Owners Manual and have the recommended new vehicle break-in procedures straight from General Motors.

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[PIC] Iowa Twister Tosses a Classic Corvette a Quarter Mile from its HomePhoto Credit: @Jeff_Piotrowski

A string of tornadoes tracked across the states of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota on Friday. The twister that ripped through Moville, Iowa early Friday evening was reported to be at least a mile wide. This picture from a storm chaser named Jeff Piotrowski shows an early C1 Corvette that was picked up and thrown a quarter mile away from its home.

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Peter Haeckl Recounts His Lifetime Love Affair with the Corvette
Photo Credit: Stephen Finerty

Corvette enthusiasts have known for years that the car can transport its owner to a magical world like no other.

Peter Haeckl became such a traveler many years ago even though he was thousands of miles away from the United States, living in his native Germany.

By chance, Haeckl saw an American officer’s Corvette shipped over from the States to his hometown of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the Bavarian Alps and was instantly mesmerized, stopping cold in his tracks.

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Ladies Listen Up! 6 things to Say about the Corvette Stingray to Impress Your Man

Yesterday we showed the video of the guy from Texas who gave his girlfriend a Corvette Stingray. Based on her reaction we concluded that she wasn’t all that excited. But perhaps we were reading a bit too much into it. We do suggest that she, as well as other interested ladies who know their guys are into Corvettes might want to follow the advice of the women-oriented website The Stir on CafeMom.com which offers 6 things to say about the new Corvette Stingray to impress your man.

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