For those Corvette buyers who are waiting for the new 2017 color Admiral Blue, it looks like General Motors is going to grant your Christmas wish early. We learned that the new color (RPO GTR/705U) is already in the order system and is available to be ordered on 2016 Corvettes in April with production scheduled for May and June.
Fleeing from police and crashing his C4 Corvette into two patrol cars and then into the side of the house he shared with his then-girlfriend led to jail time and fines for a Maine man this week.
Edwin Munson, 68, of Winthrop, Maine made the headlines last June 3 in the midst of an apparent domestic dispute.
Barrett-Jackson is in South Florida this weekend for their annual auction in Palm Beach. A Barrett-Jackson auction is much more than just a car sale, it’s a three day automotive lifestyle event and the Palm Beach location is one of our favorite dates of the year.
Our friend Marshall Fancher at Vette-N-Vestments has pulled together the consignment list which shows 44 Corvettes will be offered throughout the weekend. As CorvetteBlogger will be on the auction grounds on Friday and Saturday, we are looking forward to seeing how these Corvettes for sale will do:
Our carbon fiber crazed friends over at Nowicki Autosport have released yet another carbon fiber gem for the C7 Corvette Stingray and Z06. Their brand new rear quarter ducts are now eagerly awaiting your purchase. The new ducts’ design is based on that of the Z06, but are enhanced to deliver increased performance as they flow 50% more air than the stock Stingray’s units.
Remember the Callaway Cars concept for a C7 shooting brake that was first bandied about in 2013? The project, known as the Aerowagon, is very much a go again with the first examples expected to be ready later this year.
When Jack Brown was a New York Police Department detective, he once got into a scuffle with a suspect over a gun, falling backwards onto the ground and getting shot three inches from his chest.
“I said I was gonna reward myself when I retired,” Brown says in the debut episode of Riding Shotgun with Michelle Rodriguez, better known as Lefty Ortiz in the Fast & Furious movies. “I always wanted a Corvette.”
Mr. Rick Hendrick, call your office!
The very first retail 2017 Corvette Grand Sport with VIN 001 will be offered for sale at the 2016 Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction, held Friday-Sunday, April 8-10th. Proceeds from the Grand Sport’s sale will benefit the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit.
Last week, two LA rappers known as YG and Nipsey Hussle released a new anti-Trump song called ‘FTD’ (F**K Donald Trump). On Sunday, the duo put out a call to fans to gather at the intersection of Melrose and Fairfax to help film the music video for the song.
Not only did over 100 people show up to provide the the song’s chant, but apparently no one bothered to tell the police of the music video shoot as officers showed up in riot gear and shut down the street party.