Like it has for so many fans of the Corvette since 1953, sometimes reality has to come roaring to the forefront.
Take Charlie Snook, for example.
He was recently chosen as the winner of the Stafford Fire Department’s 30th annual Corvette raffle in New York.
Continue reading “Raffle Winner Passes on a 1965 Corvette, Takes $50,000 Cash Instead”
With only 300 Corvettes made in the first year of production in 1953, not many of these historic treasures ever cross the auction block in a single year.
But this weekend could be your chance to own one as the 254th Corvette ever made will be up for auction at the first-ever Hartland Auctions sale at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky.
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If you haven’t seen the new C7 Corvette in person, you have another great chance this weekend.
Two of the 2014 Corvette Stingrays will be on display for one day only, Saturday, July 13 during the 31st Annual Classic Auto Show and Cruise In at the Dublin Metro Center in Columbus, Ohio.
Continue reading “Meet Dave Tatman and the New 2014 Corvette Stingray in Dublin, Ohio this Saturday”
After a major thunderstorm swept through Toronto on Monday afternoon and dumped the equivalent of one month’s worth of rain in four hours, reports of flash floods starting pouring in. We caught a tweet from @meltait who is a/the multimedia editor/video producer for the Winnipeg Free Press. She shared a pic of this yellow Corvette submerged under an overpass.
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The last piece of performance information we’ve been waiting on for the new 2014 Corvette Stingray has been the EPA fuel economy numbers. GM is now confirming that the 2014 Corvette Stingray equipped with the 455 horsepower LT1 and a 7-speed manual transmission gets an EPA-estimated 17 miles per gallon in the city and 29 mpg highway.
That makes the Corvette Stingray the most efficient sports car on the market today. No other sports car offers more than 455 horsepower and greater than 29 mpg highway.
Continue reading “It’s Official! 2014 Corvette Stingray Gets an EPA Estimated 29 mpg Highway”
The Mecum auction is one of the main attractions at Bloomington Gold each year. This year over 100 Corvettes representing all 6 generations arrived in Champaign in search of new homes. If you didn’t find what you were looking for in the Bloomington’s GoldMine, odds are that you could have found it running through the auction tent. Read on to see the top 11 Corvette sales at the 2013 Mecum Bloomington Gold auction.
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Photo Credit: Mark Scheuern
We’ve already seen the 2014 Corvette Stingray, as well as the upcoming limited-to-500 Premiere Edition of the seventh generation Chevy sports car.
But that doesn’t mean the rumors about the C7 are anywhere close to dying down.
Continue reading “[RUMOR] Is the C7 Corvette Z06 Reveal Happening in Detroit at the 2014 NAIAS?”
Corvette enthusiasts all have their own stories to tell about their love for America’s Sports Car.
With the Corvette celebrating its 60th birthday on Sunday, June 30, CNN has come up with a list of the top nine reasons why the car still revs up people’s systems, reasons you will no doubt agree with 100 percent if you are a fellow enthusiast.
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Last weekend marked the 4th installment of Bloomington Gold’s Great Hall. The 4th class of honorees was one of the best yet. The Corvette inductees included the legendary 1963 Grand Sport, the first big block, and the mighty 2009 ZR-1. The people and organizations category featured the godfather of the Corvette, the founder of Carlisle Events, and the Flying Dentist among others.
Continue reading “[PICS] The Great Hall at Bloomington Gold 2013”
Great news today for our friends in the Great White North as Chevrolet has released the pricing for the 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe and Convertible for Canadian buyers. The new Corvette Stingray Coupe will have a suggested retail price of $52,745 and the Corvette Stingray Convertible will start at $58,245. Pricing excludes a $1,700 destination fee as well as taxes, title and tags.
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