Each year in early November the automotive aftermarket heads to Las Vegas to show off all of their newest wares. While we’re still recovering from last week’s show out in Vegas we want to hear from our readers. Of the scads of custom Corvettes out in the desert last week what was your favorite?
Bloomington Gold, the iconic “Granddaddy of Corvette Shows” has officially announced that they will be hosting the 2015 gathering (and beyond) at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The dates of the event in 2015 are June 25-27, which shifts the show to a more travel-friendly Thursday-Saturday format.
Watch this Corvette Z06 built by Race Proven Motorsports haul ass down the track with several eight and nine second quarter mile runs.
This build came down to the wire as Race Proven Motorsports readied to hit the track at the World Cup Finals in their shop car. After watching this video, you’ll quickly realize that all the hard work was worth it. The 427ci LSX F1C Procharged animal is almost too much to handle, but it still hooks and boogies anyway!
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A man’s first car has a special place in his memory.
Joshua Gierke of Enon, Ohio wanted his first car to be a very special one – a 1978 Corvette that he remembered riding in with his father as a 4-year-old.
More times than not during the roll out of a new Corvette model do we see some dealers using market conditions to jack up the price over the MSRP. Of course we do not feel sorry for any buyer who purchases their new Corvette this way when there are so many quality dealers who are selling at MSRP. But hey, if you got to be among the first to have it now, then check out this listing on eBay.
Good news for our Corvette friends in the Great White North!
Chevrolet has finally issued pricing for the 2015 Corvette Z06 in Canada. The 2015 Z06 Coupe will start at $85,095 while the Z06 Convertible has an MSRP of $90,595. Those prices do not include the $1,800 destination charge.
Mecum Auctions rolls into Anaheim, California this weekend for their annual 3-day sale there. This cool 1965 coupe is listed among the Corvettes crossing Mecum’s red carpet. The Nassau Blue on white big block coupe set a class record in 1965 at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.
Last week at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, the National Corvette Museum’s Sinkhole was a topic of conversation for many Corvette enthusiasts but this time its in the news for all the right reasons. Chevrolet used the spotlight of SEMA to showcase the completed restoration of the 2009 Corvette ZR1 Blue Devil prototype that was damaged after falling into the sinkhole that opened up in the middle of the NCM’s skydome in February.
Maybe this driver should have stuck with the fancy technology that Chevrolet has built into the seventh-generation Corvette.
Instead, he turned the traction control off and over corrected as he was drifting around a corner heading into a straightaway.
The Stingray started doing a zig-zag dance, slid sideways into barriers, and wound up on its passenger side, no doubt inflicting thousands of dollars in damage.