Our friends at Jalopnik billed this video as being “two-steps away from doing the xXx car jump scene” a la Vin Diesel’s Triple xXx opening scene where he and red Corvette jumped of a bridge. In this video from GoPro’s official youtube channel, the Corvette never leaves the ground but the same can’t be said about GoPro extreme athlete Quentin Luçon who hitched a ride in the yellow C6 Corvette before throwing himself off a bridge.
Texas-based tuner Hennessey Performance has been creating faster C7 Corvettes since the first Stingrays began shipping to customers in the Fall of 2013. Today, the company offers no less than eight different performance packages for the Stingray model. Of those eight packages, Hennessey’s HPE 1000 C7 Corvette Stingray is the most brutal with 1,000 horsepower and 887 lb-ft of torque.
Leake auctions must be slapping themselves silly right now as it was recently discovered that a 1967 Corvette heading to auction turns out to have a very rare option – so rare that it’s only 1 of 16 built with the L89 aluminum head option.
The newly-discovered L89 Corvette is among the 40 Corvettes and 100+ cars belonging to the Tom Falbo collection that will be auctioned at no reserve in Oklahoma City in February by Leake.
President Obama was doing a tour through Detroit on Wednesday and one of his stops was the North American International Auto Show. The White House tweeted a video showing the President walking into the Chevrolet display and the first vehicle he encounters is the 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition in glorious Corvette Racing Yellow.
Mecum Auctions have set up shop in Central Florida and they are currently in the middle of their annual 10-day stop in Kissimmee where they are offering 3,000 vehicles for sale which include more than 240 Corvettes.
Photo Credit: Fayetteville Observer/Monica Vendituoli
Two passengers in a red C6 Corvette escaped serious injury Monday after their speeding car flipped over on a North Carolina road.
The Fayetteville Observer reports that the Corvette ended up on its top in a ditch after a collision with a black car on Stoney Point Road in Fayetteville, N.C. about 5 p.m.
When I first saw a photo of this Corvette Z06 on instagram, I knew we needed to feature this car. This isn’t any Corvette Z06. It’s the bigger Big Nasty – a C7 Callaway Corvette Z06 Convertible with 757 horsepower and 777 pound feet of torque and it features Forgiato custom wheels.
Photo Credit: National Corvette Museum
For three generations of the White family, the Corvette bug bit – and bit hard nearly 40 years ago.
The symptoms of “Corvette Fever” continue to worsen year by year.