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CorvetteBlogger.com Advertiser Drive-By

by Keith Cornett on August 17, 2013

If you’re on the site this weekend, make sure you show some love to our advertisers. We showcase only the finest companies with the best reputations in their market segment because we feel they have the ability to support our readers better than anyone else.

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CorvetteBlogger.com Named One of the Top 50 Auto Blogs

by Keith Cornett on August 16, 2013

It’s not often we toot our own horn around here, but we learned this week that our site was named one of the top 50 auto blogs in North America. Our actual rank in the Top 50 is #24 so basically we’re in the top 25 of all auto blogs in North America. That’s a great honor and we certainly wouldn’t be there without you, our loyal visitors.

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CorvetteBlogger Drives the 2014 Corvette Stingray

by Keith Cornett on August 16, 2013

CorvetteBlogger Drives the 2014 Corvette Stingray

On the morning of August 13th, seven months to the day of its introduction in Detroit, CorvetteBlogger gathered with 20-some other automotive writers at an airport hangar outside Monterey, California to drive the 2014 Corvette Stingray. This was the defining moment. The end all/be all moment of truth. Just how good is the seventh generation Corvette Stingray? Better than you can possibly imagine.

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Callaway First to Supercharge the 2014 Chevrolet Silvarado's Eco-Tec Engine; C7 Corvette Stingray Next

There’s no doubt that the new Gen 5 Small block engines found in the Corvette Stingray and the Chevrolet Silverado are the most technologically advanced engines that Chevrolet has ever built. But concerns about some of the new fuel savers like direct injection, variable valve timing and the active fuel management means that tuners will have the step up their game to unlock the hidden power the LT1 is capable of providing.

Although many tuners are already promoting their packages for LT1 upgrades, only Callaway has demonstrated the ability to actually supercharge an engine in the “Eco-Tec” family by installing an Eaton TVS Supercharger on a 2014 5.3L Silverado.

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Report: C7 Corvette Stingray to be Sold in China

by Mitch Talley on August 15, 2013

Report: C7 Corvette Stingray to be Sold in China

Taking a slow boat to China?

How about a fast Stingray to the Orient instead?

We’ve heard all about the high prices some dealers in the U.S. are planning to charge for the new seventh-generation Corvette, but they’re nothing compared to what Chinese sports car enthusiasts will have to pay if they want to drive a new Stingray.

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[PICS] 2013 Corvettes on Woodward Food Drive

by Steve Burns on August 15, 2013

[PICS] 2013 Corvettes on Woodward Food Drive

The hood has been closed on another Corvettes on Woodward charity food drive. Just like prior years approximately 500 Corvettes showed up to support the Open Hands Food Pantry in Royal Oak, MI. The annual Corvette cruise is held each year on the Wednesday night prior to the Woodward Dream Cruise and has become the cornerstone event in a 3-day Corvette bender for gearheads.

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Passion for a 1963 Corvette Passed from Father to Daughter

It took Maureen Robinson a long time to be able to fully appreciate her father’s 1963 Corvette Sting Ray.

Her dad, Michael O’Brien, bought the light blue split window coupe in 1964 and seemed to have a sense early-on that one day it would become a collector’s item – in more ways than one.

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Dealerships Face Decision to Sell C7 Corvette Stingray at MSRP or More

Those of us who were around for the dog-eat-dog days of the 1978 Corvette Indy Pace Car know first-hand how greedy some dealers can be when a hot car comes their way.

Automotive News is reporting this week that some Chevy dealers are asking as much as $10,000 to $20,000 above sticker price for the soon-to-be-here 2014 Corvette Stingray.

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Bose Introduces Two New Sound Systems for the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Get ready to get blasted by the Stingray’s sound system.

Corvette’s long history with Bose stereo systems, which dates back to the 1984 model, continues in extraordinary fashion with the upcoming 2014 Corvette Stingray.

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[PICS] Transformers' C7 Corvette Stingrays Spotted on the Set in Detroit

Filmmaker Michael Bay and his cadre of automotive robots was back in the Motor City last week as a portion of the city was turned into an Asian Metropolis for a scene in the fourth installment of Transformers.

The Green and Black “Race-Inspired” C7 Corvette Stingray was there (actually there were two C7 Stingrays on the set), the yellow Camaro known as Bumble Bee, the black and blue Bugatti and the Western Star Semi Truck that is Optimus Prime.

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