Don’t underestimate the power of social media.
Don’t use a flashy yellow Corvette as a get-away vehicle.
A man and woman in San Antonio, Texas probably wish they had listened to this advice.
Last weekend, my family and I stumbled onto the 1980s classic movie, Christine, about the old car that seemingly has a mind of its own and disposes of people who say bad things about it. That even included locking the doors on its own and refusing to unlock them to let her victims out.
That’s the first thing that popped into our mind this week when we heard that General Motors is facing a lawsuit from the children of the 72-year-old man who became locked in his C6 Corvette last year and succumbed to the heat when he couldn’t figure out how to open the electronic doors.
A black Corvette wound up on its top after a head-on collision that injured five people, including one critically, on Monday morning in Granite Bay, Calif.
Police are still investigating the crash, but California Highway Patrol Sgt. Tammy DuTemple said the Corvette appears to have crossed over the double yellow lines directly into the path of an oncoming silver Nissan sedan.
We told you last year about one-piece carbon fiber wheels for Corvettes that were unveiled by Carbonline Wheels out of California at the 2015 SEMA show.
Now comes word from autoblog.com that General Motors is thinking seriously about offering carbon fiber wheels for some of its high-end performance cars, perhaps the Chevrolet Corvette and Camaro and Cadillac V-series models.
It didn’t look like much on the outside, with weathered wood and rusty tin, but the inside of this old shed in Canada held quite the hidden treasure.
In fact, it might be one of the most interesting barn finds you’d ever want to see.
A lifelong obsession with building cars resulted in this one-of-a-kind 1975 Corvette that has even inspired a Hot Wheels model in its honor.
Las Vegas-based engineer Gary Reid bought a 1975 Corvette junker for $1,000 nearly 10 years ago, unaware that he was getting ready to embark on a very unusual journey with the car.