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Report: C7 Corvette Stingray to be Sold in China

by Mitch Talley on August 15, 2013

Report: C7 Corvette Stingray to be Sold in China

Taking a slow boat to China?

How about a fast Stingray to the Orient instead?

We’ve heard all about the high prices some dealers in the U.S. are planning to charge for the new seventh-generation Corvette, but they’re nothing compared to what Chinese sports car enthusiasts will have to pay if they want to drive a new Stingray.

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[PICS] 2013 Corvettes on Woodward Food Drive

by Steve Burns on August 15, 2013

[PICS] 2013 Corvettes on Woodward Food Drive

The hood has been closed on another Corvettes on Woodward charity food drive. Just like prior years approximately 500 Corvettes showed up to support the Open Hands Food Pantry in Royal Oak, MI. The annual Corvette cruise is held each year on the Wednesday night prior to the Woodward Dream Cruise and has become the cornerstone event in a 3-day Corvette bender for gearheads.

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Passion for a 1963 Corvette Passed from Father to Daughter

It took Maureen Robinson a long time to be able to fully appreciate her father’s 1963 Corvette Sting Ray.

Her dad, Michael O’Brien, bought the light blue split window coupe in 1964 and seemed to have a sense early-on that one day it would become a collector’s item – in more ways than one.

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Dealerships Face Decision to Sell C7 Corvette Stingray at MSRP or More

Those of us who were around for the dog-eat-dog days of the 1978 Corvette Indy Pace Car know first-hand how greedy some dealers can be when a hot car comes their way.

Automotive News is reporting this week that some Chevy dealers are asking as much as $10,000 to $20,000 above sticker price for the soon-to-be-here 2014 Corvette Stingray.

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[PICS] Transformers' C7 Corvette Stingrays Spotted on the Set in Detroit

Filmmaker Michael Bay and his cadre of automotive robots was back in the Motor City last week as a portion of the city was turned into an Asian Metropolis for a scene in the fourth installment of Transformers.

The Green and Black “Race-Inspired” C7 Corvette Stingray was there (actually there were two C7 Stingrays on the set), the yellow Camaro known as Bumble Bee, the black and blue Bugatti and the Western Star Semi Truck that is Optimus Prime.

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[VIDEO] 2014 Corvette Stingray’s Advanced Dash Displays

by Keith Cornett on August 13, 2013

[VIDEO] 2014 Corvette Stingray's Advanced Dash Displays

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again. There’s a lot of technology in the 2014 Corvette Stingray. One of the major advances in the new C7 is the processing of that technology and how its displayed in a way that enhances the driving experience.

When you slide behind the wheel and hit the start button, the dash of the Corvette Stingray springs to life, both through its analog gauges and through the customizable eight inch high-definition screen in the middle of the gauge cluster.

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pics-monaco-orange-1969-zl1-corvette-convertible-at-bloomington-gold

When it comes to rare Corvettes, the conversation naturally bends towards L88’s, big brake fuelie’s, C3 ZR1’s, and C2 Z06’s. Even rarer than those are a pair of Corvettes sold in 1969 sporting all aluminum ZL1 motors between the front fenders. RPO ZL1 cost $4,718.35 which was basically the same price as a base Corvette coupe.

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Quaker State Offering a 1972 Corvette in Defy My Ride Sweepstakes

If you’ve always wanted a classic Corvette, Quaker State is offering a way for you to win one.

It’s all part of the company’s “Defy My Ride” Sweepstakes, which has a fully restored 1972 Corvette as the grand prize.

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Rare Corvette Racers Headed to the 2013 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

If you love historically significant Corvette racecars, it doesn’t get much better than the collection of six very rare cars that will be on display at the 2013 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Aug. 16-18.

We all know Chevy takes the lessons it learns from racing and transfers that knowledge to the production cars. To illustrate that point, each of the six classic racers will be shown with its street counterpart from the same timeframe.

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Corvette Auction Preview: Barrett-Jackson Hot August Nights

Barrett-Jackson’s 2013 tour rolls into Reno, NV this weekend for their first ever Hot August Nights auction. The event replaces their old Orange County auction from the previous few years. The diverse vehicle docket includes 34 Corvettes, all but one of which will be selling at no reserve. The three day event kicks off Thursday, August 8th and runs through Saturday, August 10th. SPEED and FUEL TV will have 18 hours of combined live coverage from the event.

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