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Vettes in the News

[ACCIDENT] C5 Corvette Crashes into a House in Odessa, Texas

This yellow C4 Corvette crashed Sunday evening into the middle of a home at Richmond Street and Ridgedale Avenue on the north side of Odessa, Texas.

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[VIDEO] 2014 Corvette Stingray is Unveiled in Japan

by Mitch Talley on December 9, 2013

[VIDEO] 2014 Corvette Stingray is Unveiled in Japan
Photo Credit: AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama

The new Corvette Stingray and Cadillac CTS models may be racking up all kinds of prestigious honors in their homeland, but several thousand miles away, it remains to be seen if that hardware will pay off in the form of increased sales in Japan.

GM Japan is anxious to see its efforts pay off in Japan, where it has expanded its lineup of cars to 10 from four in 2010. Despite that expansion, GM still managed to eke out just 1,200 sales in 2012.

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[VIDEO] John Heinricy Drives the Hennessey HPE600 Corvette Stingray

Get ready for some beautiful sounds when you watch this video of Corvette legend John Heinricy test driving a 2014 Corvette Stingray with the Hennessey HPE600 package.

The last four minutes are pure music to Corvette enthusiasts as Heinricy, who has just been named one of three inductees to the 2014 Corvette Hall of Fame, lets the modified Z51 do the talking as he puts it through the paces on a track outside of Houston, Texas at the Hennessey Performance Group’s facility.

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Students Restore C4 Corvette to Honor Veterans

by Mitch Talley on December 2, 2013

Students Restored Corvette to Honor Veterans

Lots of hard work in a short time resulted in this patriotic tribute, just in time for the 2013 New York City Veterans Day Parade last month.

The 1984 Corvette had belonged to a Korean War veteran, whose wife donated it after he recently passed away to the Cpl. David W. Leonard K.I.A. War Memorial Museum in Godeffroy, N.Y.

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California appeals court overturns ‘inconsistent' $3.5 million verdict in Corvette fire case

Calling a decision by a San Diego County Superior Court jury “inconsistent,” a state appeals court in California has overturned a $3.5 million verdict for a couple who blamed a “defective” 2005 Corvette for causing a fire that destroyed their home in 2010 and then sued General Motors.

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Car and Driver Names 2014 Corvette Stingray to its 10Best List
Photo Credit: Roy Ritchie/Car and Driver

The 2014 Corvette Stingray continues to draw “oohs” and “aahs” from virtually everyone connected with the automotive industry.

Car and Driver magazine is the latest to honor Tadge Juechter and his amazing team’s creation by naming the new Corvette Stingray to its annual “10Best” list.

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Motor Press Guild Names Corvette Stingray its 2013 Innovation Vehicle of the Year
Photo Credit: Joe DeMatio

Ever since it was introduced to the public in 1953, the Chevrolet Corvette has been a trend-setter.

The seventh-generation Stingray unveiled in January continues that tradition in brilliant fashion, and the automotive press continues to take notice.

The latest: The Motor Press Guild, the largest automotive media association in North America, announced today that the 2014 Corvette Stingray is the winner of its 2013 Innovation Vehicle of the Year Award in the over $29,000 category.

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[ACCIDENT] Fire Breaks Out in a 1986 Corvette in Arizona

by Mitch Talley on November 16, 2013

[ACCIDENT] Fire Breaks Out in a 1986 Corvette in Arizona

A fire that started in the engine compartment of this black 1986 Corvette totaled the vehicle on Wednesday.

The driver was sitting at a red light on Duval Mine Road in Green Valley, Arizona when the blaze erupted.

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[ACCIDENT] C6 Corvette Gets Under a Sedan on the D.C. Beltway

A picture from Danielle Muirragui shows the aftermath of a Thursday morning crash involving a yellow C6 Corvette Coupe and a silver 4-door sedan on Interstate 395 in Washington D.C.

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The George Barris

Taking advantage of the current red hot vintage Corvette market, Barrett-Jackson will be offering George Barris’ customized 1963 second generation Corvette known as “Asteroid” during their January auction extravaganza in Scottsdale, Arizona, January 12 -19, 2014.

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