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[VIDEO] First VIN Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition Sells for $500,000 at Barrett-Jackson

[VIDEO] First VIN Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition Sells for $500,000 at Barrett-Jackson


On Saturday evening, the VIN 001 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition became the latest “first retail” Corvette to be sold at auction with the proceeds going to charity.

The actual VIN 001 limited edition Corvette Z06 C7.R took to the block at Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas auction and after an introduction by Corvette’s Marketing Manager Todd Christensen, the Corvette was sold to a phone bidder for $500,000.

[VIDEO] Listen to MagnaFlow’s New Exhaust System for the C7 Corvette Z06

[VIDEO] Listen to MagnaFlow's New Exhaust System for the C7 Corvette Z06


It’s hard to imagine a C7 Z06 sounding any better than the factory exhaust system growls.

But the folks at MagnaFlow have apparently done just that.

[ACCIDENT] Combination of Speed and Bad Tires Led to Corvette Crash on Interstate 15


Worn-out rear tires and excessive speed appear to be two factors that caused the driver of a black C5 Corvette coupe to lose control and collide with the median guardrail on Interstate 15 in New Harmony, Utah on Thursday afternoon, trapping his wife inside the car.

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Week of September 27th

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Week of September 20th


Each week, Criswell Chevrolet’s Mike Furman delivers new Corvette Stingrays and Z06s to his customers who come from all parts of the country to work with the nation’s top Corvette seller.

In this week’s dispatch, Mike shows how the delivery of a new Corvette can bring family members together on the big day and we meet the winner of the Patty Pollatos Charity raffle who stopped by to pick up his new Corvette.

[GALLERY] Black Friday! (39 Corvette photos)

[GALLERY] Black Friday! (39 Corvette photos)


Today is the last Friday in September and that means it’s time for another installment of a “Black Friday” Corvette photo gallery. Check out our mega photo gallery with these 39 black Corvettes which span seven generations from C1 to C7.

Again, we appreciate the fan submissions of their Black Corvettes. Look closely as you might see your car featured here!

If you love Black Corvettes as much as we do, make sure you share this page on Twitter and Facebook.

British Man Crushed by a 1963 Corvette in Driveway Accident

British Man Crushed by a 1963 Corvette in Driveway Accident
File photo courtesy of CorvetteImages.com


An Englishman is lucky to be alive today after being crushed by a 1963 Corvette being delivered to a Manchester driveway in Great Britain.

This Corvette Z06 Police Car Will Forever Be Known as Coptimus Prime

This Corvette Z06 Police Car Will Forever Be Known as Coptimus Prime


Here’s a follow-up on last week’s story about the New Braunfels, Texas Police Department’s kids contest to help name their new Corvette Z06 police car. The department has announced a winning name submitted by Chandler Radtke. From this day forth, the car will be known as Coptimus Prime.

[PIC] Throwback Thursday: 1963 Corvette Sting Ray On the Streets at Night

[PIC] Throwback Thursday: 1963 Corvette Sting Ray On the Streets at Night


It’s time for Throwback Thursday where we feature vintage photos of Corvettes. Here’s a picture of a 1963 Corvette Sting Ray Sport Coupe driving at night in the city.

[PICS] Red with Envy: Black Chevy Corvette Z06 on Red ADV.1 Wheels

[PICS] Black Chevy Corvette Z06 on Red ADV.1 Wheels


Did I miss the memo this week which dictates that all Corvettes should have red wheels?

Earlier, we shared an Arctic White Corvette Z06 with red custom wheels from Forgiato. And now we’re sharing some new photos of this Black Corvette Z06 outfitted with red concave wheels.

Android Auto Update Coming to 2016 Corvettes Early Next Year

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Customers who use Android phones will be able to connect in select 2016 Chevrolets, thanks to a software update offering Android Auto compatibility that will be available in March through Chevy dealers.