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CorvetteBlogger Goes to School for the Great American Teach-In

CorvetteBlogger.com Goes to School for the Great American Teach-In

Today is the Great American Teach-In where regular folks visit their local elementary, middle or high schools and talk about what they do for a living. We’ve done this before but our group of 4th graders that we spoke with today at Chiaramonte Elementary in Tampa were very enthusiastic about my discussion on blogging, new media and most importantly, doing what you love to do.

[VIDEO] Conception – The 2014 C7 Corvette

[VIDEO] Conception - The 2014 C7 Corvette

In counting down to the official reveal of the 2014 C7 Corvette, Chevy has launched www.one13thirteen.com to showcase details of the new sports car before its made public. The first video on the site was unlocked this morning and its called “Conception”.

The video features Corvette Team member Kirk Bennion talking about how form follows function. “Performance cars are definitely all about form follows function” Kirk says and then he adds “but I would say that beautiful form follows performance driven function”.

DVR Alert: Callaway Corvettes on MotorWeek

DVR Alert: Callaway Corvettes on MotorWeek

TV’s longest running automotive series, MotorWeek, will feature 2 Callaway Corvettes on an episode debuting this week on PBS stations. The show will subsequently air on the Velocity and SPEED networks. Tune in to see the MotorWeek crew put a 25th anniversary SC620 and a SC652 427 Convertible through their paces.

Zip Corvette Now Has C7 Corvette Apparel

Zip Corvette Now Has C7 Corvette Apparel


Just in time for the holidays or for the January 13th unveiling, Zip Corvette has C7 apparel now available for order. Be among the first to wear the C7 Corvette logo on a great selection of hats, polo’s and t-shirts. There’s even a cut t-shirt for the ladies!

Pre-order your C7 apparel today and check out Zip Corvette’s online C7 catalog for even more new C7 apparel that will be added in the days ahead. Shipping will begin the week of November 26.

 

2014 C7 Corvette to Receive 8-Speed Auto Transmissions From Japanese Supplier Aisin

2014 C7 Corvette to Receive 8-Speed Transmission From Japanese Supplier Aisin

When the 2014 C7 Corvette becomes available next year, it’s widely believed that buyers of the all-new sports car will have their choice of a 7-speed manual or an 8-speed automatic. The new 8-speed automatic transmission will be built at GM’s Toledo, Ohio transmissions plant and is expected to be shared by Corvette, select Cadillacs and other models across the GM lineup. However, in a report yesterday at Motor Trend, sources said the new transmissions won’t be ready for another year, so GM has partnered with the Japanese company Aisin to provide the automatics for C7 Corvette’s first year of production.

2013 Corvette with 108 Miles Seized in Washington Drug Bust

2013 Corvette with 108 Miles Seized in Washington Drug Bust

A Washington state man is in jail, minus his special edition 2013 Corvette and 8 pounds of marijuana worth $30,000 on the street.

That loot plus tens of thousands of dollars in cash was seized Friday after the execution of a search warrant in Grayland, Washington by Pacific County sheriff’s deputies.

Authorities didn’t say what would happen to the car, but someone may eventually get a good deal on the Yellow Grand Sport Corvette, which has been driven only 108 miles!

CSP Expands Plant and Adds 50 Jobs to Make Body Panels for the 2015 Corvette

CSP Expands Plant and Adds 50 Jobs to Make Body Panels for the 2015 Corvette

The C7 Corvette continues to produce more good economic news every day, it seems.

For example, the company chosen to produce the exterior body panels and structural composite components for the highly anticipated new Corvette announced today it will expand its operations in Huntington, Indiana, creating up to 50 new jobs by 2015.

[PIC] Chevrolet Teases the 2014 C7 Corvette

[PIC] Chevrolet Teases the 2014 C7 Corvette

Here is a new C7 teaser pic that Chevy put up on Corvette’s Facebook page. That caption reads:

Underneath lies purpose driven design

Settlement Announced in the Case of the 1966 Corvette with a Forged VIN

Update in the Case of the 1966 Corvette with a Forged VIN

A settlement has been reached in a New York case involving a man who bought a vintage C2 Corvette and wound up with $125,000 in the car, only to discover years later that the car’s VIN had been changed.

Robert C. Ernst of North Tonawanda, New York, bought the car in 2008 for about $50,000 from Ronald A. Ellis of Newfane, New York and then proceeded to put another $75,000 in an extensive restoration.

[VIDEO] No Escaping the Corvette-Powered Volvette V70 Police Car

[VIDEO] No Escaping the Corvette-Powered Volvette V70 Police Car

It may look like an ordinary Volvo police car, but it’s anything but.

Get prepared to hear lots of squealing tires and watch lots of donuts during this video featuring a very unusual Volvo V70, which has earned the nickname Volvette.

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