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[PIC] C5 Corvette Goes Up in Flames in South Beach

by Mitch Talley on June 7, 2013

[PIC] C5 Corvette Goes Up in Flames in South Beach

We know that Corvettes are hot cars but this is not what we had in mind!

The center of this white C5 Corvette is black now after being struck by a fire on South Beach in Miami Beach, Florida.

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Make-A-Wish Foundation Fulfills 6 Year Old Cancer Survivor's Dream to Ride in a Corvette

Getting to ride in a shiny C4 Corvette convertible Sunday was just the beginning of a day filled with fun activities for a 6-year-old cancer survivor in West Richland, Washington.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation made little Miette Nelson’s dreams come true as they arranged for her ride in the car to Barracuda Coffee, where she even got to run the business behind the counter.

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North Dakota Woman Enjoying Life in the Fast Lane with her C4 Corvette
Photo Credit: Dave Wallis/The Forum

Women can be passionate about cars, too.

Take Kristi Zick of Kindred, North Dakota, for example.

She grew up watching her dad, Roger Langlie, work as crew chief for her uncle’s Super Comp dragster team at a track. That’s the same track where she met her husband, Ryan, after first falling in love with his black Camaro.

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[ACCIDENT] C4 Corvette Rollover in Illinois

by Mitch Talley on June 3, 2013

[ACCIDENT] C4 Corvette Rollover in Illinois

Two passengers in a white Corvette C4 convertible might want to buy some lottery tickets after the lucky men escaped without injury when the car rolled over in Springfield, Illinois on May 18.

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[VIDEO] Shane Steelman's Corvette Z06 After the Moore, OK Tornado

Last week we ran an image from Getty that showed Shane Steelman’s red Corvette Z06 surrounded by the destruction from the tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma on Monday, May 20th. Shane saw the picture on our Facebook page and provided even more photos and video. Here is his account of what happened before, during and after the storm as well as the fate of his beloved C5 Z06.

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Bloomington Gold to Offer Gold Autocross

by Steve Burns on May 29, 2013

Bloomington Gold to Offer Gold Autocross

When Bloomington Gold announced that they were moving to Champaign, IL after 10 years St. Charles, IL they did so in order to facilitate bigger and better Corvette-related events like an improved GoldTour. Now they’ve taken the wraps off of their Corvette-only Gold Autocross making its debut at this year’s show.

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From Basket Case to Show Car, This 1960 Corvette Gets A Second Chance

Talk about your extremes. Elsewhere on this website, you have read about one-owner 1960 Corvettes that are as stock and original as they come. Then we have this 1960 model owned by Gary Kuck, which has been transformed from a basket case with no engine and a mangled front clip into a wild one-of-a-kind custom.

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Official: 2014 Corvette Stingray Cranks Out 460 Horsepower!

Over the last few days, we’ve been discussing the final horsepower numbers for the 2014 Corvette Stingray’s revolutionary new V8 engine. Mixed messages and leaked docs pointed to that number being 455 HP, and it turns out that’s correct, however, GM today finally made it official by saying the new Stingray Coupe actually makes more than that when equipped with the optional performance exhaust.

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GM Makes Wish Come True For Man with Terminal Cancer

Here’s what may be the most heartwarming story yet about the seventh generation Corvette.

It’s a story about a dying Corvette enthusiast and the amazing love that his family and friends – along with total strangers and a massive corporation – showed him in the final weeks of his life.

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More GM Docs Suggests 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe to have 455 HP and 460 lb.-ft Torque

Yesterday we filled you in on what we thought was a typo listing the official horsepower of the 2014 Corvette Stingray as 455 hp in the official press release naming 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh as the driver of the Corvette Stingray Indy 500 pace car.

Well, some more digging on GM’s media site has turned up two PDF documents which say the Corvette Stingray Coupe – both manual and automatic transmissions – will have 455 horsepower and 460 lb.-ft torque. The two PDFs for the 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible – both manual and automatics – still list the estimated numbers of 450 hp and 450 lb.-ft torque.

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