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[GIF] Corvette C7.R at Le Mans is Mesmerizing

by Keith Cornett on June 17, 2014

[GIF] Corvette C7.R at Le Mans is Mesmerizing

Jalopnik posted a great feature this afternoon on the Corvettes at the 24 Hours of Le Mans written by a European. Check it out if you get the chance.

Following the article, a user posted this animated GIF in the comments and we couldn’t stop staring at it.

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[PICS] Corvettes in the D Car Show at GM's Renaissance Center

The second annual Corvettes in the D all-Corvette event took place last weekend at the foot of GM’s world headquarters in downtown Detroit. Hundreds of Corvette enthusiasts gathered along the banks the of the Detroit river for a day full of good times and Corvette camaraderie.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

I am sure you’ve played this highly subjective game before with one of your Corvette friends: Old school vs new school. It’s tough enough to judge two different Corvettes from the same year, but what happens when they are separated by over 45 years? Watch the video and tell us in the comments which way you would go!

This week on Generation Gap, Matt and Davin face a tough decision between the undeniable classic style and rarity of the 1963 Split Window Corvette and the modern convenience and power of the 2007 Corvette Z06. Which would you choose?

Visit CorvetteVideos.TV for the best selection of hand-picked Corvette videos.

 

GM Recalling 2014 Corvette Stingrays with Competition Seats for Airbag Issue

General Motors issued another round recalls and this one impacts owners of the 2014 Corvette Stingray with Competition seats. At issue is the passenger seat airbag and GM is warning that an unbelted child and door trim may block the deployment of the seat airbags in an accident.

The recall affects a total of 712 2014 Corvette Stingrays with the optional competition sport seats.

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Corvettes on Craigslist: Vintage 1966 SCCA B-Production Racer in Oregon

So you just watched the 24 Hours of Le Mans and now you want to go racing. Here’s a great vintage Corvette racer for sale on Craigslist in the Florence (Eugene), OR area that’s all set up and ready to go.

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Interactive Timeline Features Seven Generations of Corvettes

We found this cool interactive timeline featuring seven generations of Corvettes over on the Chevrolet UK website. The interactive timeline allows you to view a Corvette model from each generation. You can listen to a sound clip of the exhaust or modify the car’s image by changing its exterior colors or adding different wheels.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

We’ve seen Rod Saboury’s 1963 Split Window Corvette he calls “Black Widow” when he first showed it at the 2012 SEMA show. Here it is at OC Cruisin:

Insane C2 Corvette with a LS9 engine swap out of a 2013 Zr1

Visit CorvetteVideos.TV for the best selection of hand-picked Corvette videos.

 

[PICS] Corvette Racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

by Keith Cornett on June 16, 2014

[PICS] Corvette Racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

The 82nd Edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans featured all the drama and excitement that we’ve come to expect from the Super Bowl of road racing. But this year was a bit more special for Corvette enthusiasts who watched Corvette Racing’s new C7.Rs make their debut on the world stage. After 24 hours of hard racing, the C7.Rs finished 2nd and 4th in the GTE Pro class with the checkered flag belonging to Ferrari.

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The Bid Goes On for the Featured Corvettes at Mecum's Seattle Auction

Overall Mecum’s first trip to Seattle was met with an over flow of enthusiastic bidders and collectors. Mecum obviously worked overtime to offer their customers a varied assortment of excellent collector cars. When the curtain came down Mecum had to be pleased with their initial foray into the Pacific Northwest setting a world’s record for a muscle car when a 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda was hammered for $3.5M. It was obviously a muscle car market since it definitely was not a Corvette market.

Mecum put together a dynamite docket of outstanding investment level Corvettes for their introductory event in the Northwest and though there was strong bidding for a some of the Corvettes, the majority of bids did not meet the consignor’s reserves and 65% of all Corvettes offered over the two day event went unsold and none of the four featured Corvettes sold.

Another indication of disappointing results for Corvettes was the fact only one Corvette was able to make the top-ten list, a 1958 restomod. That is almost unheard of for the world’s largest Corvette seller who typically has almost half of the top ten occupied by America’s sports car.

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[GALLERY] Midyear Monday (23 Corvette photos)

by Keith Cornett on June 16, 2014

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday (23 Corvette photos)

Midyear Monday is one of our favorite days because we get to share a mega gallery of 1963-1967 Corvette photos. If you love the 2nd generation Corvette as much as we do, make sure you share this page on Twitter and Facebook.

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