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[PICS] The 1971 Jimmie Johnson LT1 Corvette Concept at SEMA

For this year’s SEMA Show, Chevrolet collaborated with NASCAR racer Jimmie Johnson to personalize a classic 1971 Corvette which would feature a new LT1 crate engine from Chevrolet Performance as well as updates to the interior and exterior.

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[PICS] GM Reveals Restored 2009 Corvette ZR1 Blue Devil from NCM Sinkhole at SEMA

In the early morning hours of February 12th, a large sinkhole opened inside the Corvette Museum’s Sky Dome and swallowed eight Corvettes. Nearly nine months later, General Motors has unveiled the restored 2009 Corvette ZR1 Blue Devil Show car for the 2014 SEMA show.

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[PICS] Chevrolet Media Event Offers Preview of 2014 SEMA Vehicles

Chevrolet held a media reception Monday evening on the eve of the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas where the automaker unveiled some of the concepts and special edition vehicles that will be displayed at the show beginning on Tuesday.

Opening the event was the 2009 Corvette ZR1 Blue Devil that was recovered from the National Corvette Museum’s sinkhole. The Corvette was sent back to GM in September where it underwent repairs. Tonight that mighty LS9 roared to life once again as it became the first of Chevrolet’s SEMA vehicles to take the stage.

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Ohio Car Lover Gets Dream Ride in a Corvette Grand Sport Convertible
Photo Credit: Craig J. Orosz

While most of us in the Corvette community don’t take our Corvettes for granted, they are always around as part of our families and, like the family dog or cat, we sometimes tend to forget how really special they are.

Not so for Jonathan “Randy” Williamson of Bluffton, Ohio. On the day before Halloween, there were no tricks played on Randy, only a very special treat—he got the chance to live out his dream of a ride in a Corvette convertible. Fifty-five-year-old Williamson has been on dialysis for over 20 years and lives in Richland Manor, a senior living healthcare campus community. His passions are cars and music, and one of his fondest bucket-list items was to take a ride in a Corvette.

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ProTeam Corvette Sales to Host NCRS Technical Seminar

by Steve Burns on November 3, 2014

ProTeam Corvette Sales to Host NCRS Technical Seminar

On Saturday, November 8th our friends at ProTeam Corvette Sales will be hosting a Corvette Technical seminar along with the National Corvette Restorers Society (NCRS). This year’s topic will be Corvette’s Performance Evolution. The all-day seminar is open to both NCRS members and the general public. The $25 admission fee includes both breakfast and lunch.

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Fire Claims a C4 Corvette in Minnesota

by Mitch Talley on November 3, 2014

It’s hard to look on the bright side when the owners of a 1991 fully restored Corvette are standing there, looking at the fire-ravaged remains of their pride and joy.

But for Chad and Carrie Wendel of Morristown, Minn., the fire that broke out last Thursday morning could have been much worse.

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[PICS] Corvette Seller Mike Furman's Special Gift to New Corvette Buyers

It’s sort of fun to sit back and watch two of our sponsors here at CorvetteBlogger get together to offer a special gift for new Corvette owners.

We learned back at Corvettes at Carlisle that CorvetteFurman.com’s Mike Furman will be offering samples of Adam’s Polishes when he delivers Corvettes to new owners. Now that the packaging is complete, we get our first chance to check out the goods.

As Adam’s is the official detailing product of the Chevrolet Corvette, the four-pack of Adam’s Polishes includes the essentials to get any new Corvette owner started. The kit contains Adam’s Car Shampoo, Detail Spray, VRT (Vinyl, Rubber and Tire Dressing) and the Total Interior Detailer.

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Adam Pitale and Mike Furman discussed the new partnership in this video from 2014′s Corvettes at Carlisle.

The Adam’s detailing sample kit is just another example of how Mike Furman goes to the extra mile for his customers.

If you thinking about ordering a new Corvette Stingray, Z06 or any of the offerings from Callaway, it’s worth your time to give Mike Furman a call. He can deliver the Corvette locally at Criswell Chevrolet in Gaithersburg, MD, to the National Corvette Museum for an R8C Delivery, or to you directly via covered transport. You can find him at CorvetteFurman.com or call his direct line at 301-212-4420.

Mike Furman at CorvetteFurman.com

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National Corvette Seller Mike Furman Nominated for the GM Mark of Customer Excellence Award
[VIDEO] Corvette Seller Mike Furman and Friends at Corvettes at Carlisle
[VIDEO] Criswell Corvette’s Mike Furman Takes Delivery of His 2014 Corvette Stingray

 

[POLL] What Will the Corvette Z06's Nurburgring Time Be?

Germany’s famous Nurburging. 13 miles of ups, downs, twists, and turns affectionately referred to as the Green Hell. Over the last decade automakers have used ‘Ring lap times as a means to define the performance of their latest creations. Back in 2011 Corvette test driver Jim Mero lapped the Nordschleife (“North Course”) in 7:19.63 in a C6 ZR1. But what will the new 2015 Z06′s lap time be?

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Corvette Production By-Products Helping America's Bat Population

We’ve always thought the seventh-generation Corvette Stingray looked like a Batmobile.

Now we know one reason why.

General Motors says remnants of an adhesive used to join body panels of the 2015 Stingray can be reused to help save an embattled bat species in North America.

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[VIDEO] Watch the Corvette Stingray Run at VIR for Car and Driver's Lightning Lap
Photo Credit: Car and Driver

We told you a few weeks ago about the 2014 Corvette Stingray’s performance in Car and Driver’s 2014 Lightning Lap competition.

But now you can actually see a video that offers a sweet look at what it’s like to ride in the passenger seat of the hot new Stingray.

Simply put, the sound of the Corvette’s 6.2-liter V8 is music to our ears as it runs against the clock at Virginia International Raceway.

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