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[VIDEO] C5 Z06 Crashes and Flips in San Diego Accident

by Keith Cornett on July 13, 2012

[VIDEO] C5 Z06 Crashes and Flips in San Diego Accident

A Corvette owner and his passenger went for a wild ride earlier this week according to ABC’s 10News.com in San Diego. Witnesses say they saw the silver C5 Z06 speeding and making a “screeching noise” before the driver lost control and hit a fire hydrant before coming to rest on its roof.

Miraculously, both the driver and passenger climbed out of upside down Corvette on their own, but the accident did send the passenger to the hospital with undisclosed injuries.

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Zip Corvette: Modifying a New Corvette Grand Sport

by Mitch Talley on July 13, 2012

Zip Corvette: Modifying a New Corvette Grand Sport

My grandpa always used to say that there’s nothing wrong with listening to what a smart person has already figured out for you.

I thought of him as I was reading how Justin Abbott, the vice president and technical supervisor at Zip Corvette Parts, tests and develops parts for their extensive catalog.

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Corvette Values: 1985 Corvette Coupe

by Keith Cornett on July 12, 2012

Corvette Values: 1985 Corvette Coupe

GG in Indiana submitted this 1985 Corvette Coupe to Corvette Values:

1985 Corvette Coupe, VIN #1G1YY0788F5129XXX. Red with Red leather interior. Powered by original 350 TPI V8 with manual transmission. Corvette has 54,000 miles. Power everything and AC blows cold. Options include Z51 suspension. Car is in good condition mechanically along with the interior and tires, while the exterior is rated excellent. Documents include original window sticker.

Find out how we valued this Corvette Coupe after the jump.

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[VIDEO] Netherlands Hosts 10th Annual Corvette Fame show

Our Corvette brothers and sisters in the Netherlands recently hosted the 10th annual Corvette Fame car show which brought out an estimated 350 Corvettes to the Gardens of the Holland Casino at Valkenburg aan de Geul.

Like any typical Corvette show you would attend here in the states, the Corvette Fame show offers a little something for everybody. And if you like to watch videos of Corvettes with a bit of freaky-deaky Dutch electronic music in the background, then we’ve got a special treat for you.

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[MASHUP] C5 Corvette and Mustang Mutates into a Corstang/Musvette

Well, folks, we can say without a doubt that this is not the latest leak from a General Motors supplier showing a sneak peek of the C7 Corvette!

Apparently, it’s just what happens when someone has some spare parts left over from a C5 Corvette and a couple of fourth- and fifth-generation Mustangs and mixes some good bodywork skills with an overactive imagination.

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1964 Corvette Supernova Racer Heading to Russo and Steele Monterey

By definition, a supernova is the explosion of a star during which the star’s luminosity can increase by up to 20 times and most of the star’s mass is blown away at a high velocity. By our definition, a Corvette racecar can explode around treacherous racing circuits at equally high velocities. Here’s your chance to buy a 1964 Corvette racer dubbed Supernova at Russo and Steele’s upcoming auction in Monterey, California next month.

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Chevrolet to Customers: If You Don't Love It, Return It

We can’t imagine that many owners would be disappointed in their decision to purchase a new Corvette, but sometimes it happens. The good news is that Chevy is now backing its new vehicle line-up with a new guarantee just in case the unthinkable should occur – If you don’t love it, return it.

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KBB Names Corvette as the Top Car that Reignites the American Dream

As the United States celebrated Independence Day last week, Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com decided to name the “10 Cars that Reignite the American Dream.”

Not surprisingly, the Chevrolet Corvette ranked No. 1 on their list of Detroit-based vehicles experiencing resurgence.

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Win a New or Classic Corvette in AAMCO Transmission's 50th Anniversary Sweepstakes

Wanna free Corvette? Sure, who doesn’t?

In honor of their 50th anniversary, AAMCO Transmissions is giving you the opportunity to win your choice of either a 2013 or a 1963 Corvette. If you don’t win a Corvette, you can still win one of their $10,000 worth of instant win prizes. Click on the magical Read More button below to find out how to enter the contest.

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Retired Police Officer Builds Replica 1963 Corvette Grand Sport Racer

A retired Canadian cop has his sights focused on starting a business to sell Corvette Grand Sport replicas.

Ralph Stotschek has always been a fan of the rare model, and when he came across a company in Ohio called Mongoose Motorsports on the Internet that sells reproduction Grand Sport kits, he was quickly there with money in hand.

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