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Vettes in the News

Mid-Engined Alessi AR-1 is a Corvette-Powered Supercar

by Mitch Talley on April 16, 2012

Mid-Engined Alessi AR-1 is a Corvette-Powered Supercar

Mid-engined Corvettes have been the grist of the rumor mill for decades. Some are even hopeful the upcoming C7 Corvette might break the current rear-wheel drive mold.

But if you just can’t wait and see what General Motors is going to do with the next-generation Corvette, then you might want to check out the Alessi Fiberglass AR-1 since this exotic beauty gets its power courtesy of a Corvette LS3 motor mounted behind the cockpit.

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C4 Corvette and H1 Hummer Torched by Arsonist

by Mitch Talley on April 13, 2012

Corvette Auction Preview: Mecum Houston

An Arizona couple will no doubt remember Easter 2012 for a long time.

They woke up Sunday morning to the sounds of their doorbell being rung repeatedly to warn them of a fire at their San Tan Valley home.

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eBay Promotion Offers a 2012 Corvette and 28 Other Vehicles at Half Price

How would you like to buy a brand-new 2012 Corvette for half of the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price?

Friday will be your chance as auction site eBay Motors and online seller AutoNation continue their joint promotion of selling 29 new vehicles from General Motors, Ford, and Nissan for a remarkable 50 percent of MSRP.

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Saint Bernard’s Classic Corvette Giveaway

by Keith Cornett on March 23, 2012

Win This Sting Ray! Saint Bernard's 2012 Classic Corvette Giveaway

Last year we had the opportunity to help the Saint Bernard Catholic Church in Southern Indiana get the word out about their annual Corvette fundraiser and we’re pleased to announce the details of their new 2012 Classic Corvette giveaway. The annual raffle is an important fundraiser as it provides much needed funds for the Church’s school and daycare programs in Rockport. So without further ado, this year’s Saint Bernard giveaway is a big block powered 1966 Nassau Blue Corvette convertible.

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The 2012 Race to Win Corvette Contest is Now Open

by Keith Cornett on March 19, 2012

The 2012 Race to Win Corvette Contest is Now Open

How you would like to win the a new 2013 Chevy Corvette 427 Convertible AND a trip to the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans? For the third year in a row, you can play the Race to Win Corvette sweepstakes for your shot at this ultimate Corvette enthusiasts giveaway and this year, Chevy has made it even easier to enter.

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[VIDEO] Corvette Racing Legend Dick Guldstrand Talks About His Hollywood Days

His parents wanted him to become a lawyer, but Dick Guldstrand listened to his heart instead and became one of the most successful Corvette racers of all time.

Now in a Youtube video posted recently, Car Museum 2010 interviews Guldstrand at the Legends of Riverside in March 2010 about another side of the racing legend.

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Anti-Occupy Boise Demonstrators Use Corvette to Stage Protest

You can protest in your Occupy Boise tent, but you can’t protest the movement in your car. That was apparently the case recently as the owners of a Geo Metro and a Corvette parked their cars next to the Occupy Boise’s tent city on the grounds of the old Ada County courthouse.

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Creepy Guy in a Corvette chased from Elementary School, Crashes into Five Police Cars

It was a busy Friday morning for 31-year old Joseph Ciambriello according the police in Lindenhurst, New York.

The man was first accused of creeping around an elementary school in the early morning hours. When school officials confronted Ciambriello, he told them he was a member of the CIA and then he fled in his black C6 Corvette. The school got his license plate and called in the security threat to police, who caught up with Ciambriello a short time later.

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[POLL] Should Corvette Split off from Chevrolet?

by Mitch Talley on March 1, 2012

[POLL] Should Corvette Split off from Chevrolet?

Chevrolet without Corvette?

Sounds like coffee without cream to some folks, but believe it or not, at the turn of the century, General Motors was apparently considering the possibility of making Corvette a brand of its own, according to the recent recollections of Rick Kranz, product editor for Automotive News.

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Chevrolet Is The Top Performance Brand in the USA

by Keith Cornett on February 29, 2012

Chevrolet Is The Top Performance Brand in the USA

When it comes sports car sales in the USA, Chevrolet is the brand that buyers flocked to in 2011 with Camaro and Corvette accounting for one out of every three sports cars sold last year. To show off their most capable performance cars, Chevy took the Camaro ZL1 and Corvette ZR1 to VIR where the two retail production versions lapped the Grand Course in record times.

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