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Corvette Museum Bash Notes – Day 1

by Keith Cornett on April 27, 2012

Corvette Museum Bash Notes - Day 1

Thursday officially kicked off the 2012 NCM Bash at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY. The crowds were good and with many different activities to attend, it was tough to cover it all. But we tried and so after the jump, take a look at what went on at the Corvette Museum on Day 1 of the NCM Bash.

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Callaway Shows Off the 25th Anniversary RPO B2K Corvette

Earlier this year, Callaway announced the building of a special run of 25 Corvette Grand Sports for the 25th Anniversary of RPO B2K, the first turbo-charged Corvettes offered by the factory. Although today’s RPO B2K has traded in the turbos for a supercharger, the end result is equally awesome.

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Recovered Quadriplegic Spends Day Living Out His Dream At Corvette_Plant

Add another chapter to the amazing life story of Patrick Rummerfield.

Rummerfield is known around the world as the only fully recovered quadriplegic in history, having come back from a 1970’s car wreck that had left him paralyzed from the neck down.

Last Wednesday, the long-time Corvette fan spent a day installing hoods at the Corvette Assembly Plant in Bowling Green, Ky.

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Automobile Magazine Renders the 2014 C7 Corvette

by Keith Cornett on April 24, 2012

Automobile Magazine Renders the C7 Corvette

In Automobile Magazine’s June 2012 issue, the editors break down a list of cars getting updates over the next two years and the C7 Corvette was one of the featured American cars in their sneak preview. Accompanying the article (and helping to sell magazines) is this rendered illustration of what Automobile Magazine thinks the front of the 2014 C7 Corvette will look like.

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Legendary SCCA Corvette Racer Andy Porterfield Passes Away

A legend in the Corvette world for more than 50 years passed away last Tuesday in Newport Beach, Calif.

Andy Porterfield first started racing Corvettes in 1957, and amazingly he was still racing them in 2012 at the age of 80!

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CorvetteBlogger.com Advertiser Drive-By

by Keith Cornett on April 22, 2012

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.

If you have a Corvette-related business and want to reach a dynamic readership base of passionate Corvette enthusiasts, Click here for more information on why to advertise on internet’s most popular Corvette blog.

 

2013 Corvette’s Night Race Blue Paint Chip

by Keith Cornett on April 20, 2012

[PICS] Black Corvette Z06 Looks Awesome on D2Forged Wheels

Here’s a closeup look at the new color for the 2013 model year we’ve been talking about this week called Night Race Blue.

Click here to see it on a 2013 Corvette Coupe.

 

[PICS] Black Corvette Z06 Looks Awesome on D2Forged Wheels

Check out this video of NYC-based rapper “LYRIC INFORCA” as he plays a stereotypical New Yorker driving around in a Velocity Yellow Corvette Z06 while banging out some big beats.

Actually, this NSFW video is just about the worst thing you’ll ever seen. In hindsight, we can’t decide whether the Corvette is the video’s saving grace or the unfortunate victim of being owned by a gold chainer “Yo, Vinnie from the Bronx”.

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[PICS] Black Corvette Z06 Looks Awesome on D2Forged Wheels

If there is one aftermarket segment for Corvettes that really understands the importance of photography to its business, it’s the custom wheel market. But the adage of “a picture says a thousand words” just isn’t true in this case as we could only muster one word “damn!” as we scanned through this photo gallery of D2Forged Wheels mounted on this Black Corvette Z06.

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[VIDEO] Corvette America Reconditions a Set of C4 Corvette Seat

It may seem hard to believe, but C4 Corvettes are quickly turning into classics as the 84 model turns 28 this year. Like other classic Corvettes from previous generations, one area of your Corvette that doesn’t age gracefully are your leather seats. If your early C4 leather seats have become worn, cracked or torn, check out this latest video from the interior experts at Corvette America who provided us with this in-depth look at just what it takes to recondition a set of 84-88 Corvettes seats.

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