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Corvette Museum Delivers First 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Collector Edition

Corvette Museum Delivers First 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Collector Edition


Last Tuesday we noted that Chevrolet had brought the one and only 2017 Corvette Grand Sport in the World to display at SEMA. But that title as the “World’s Only” had expired by the time SEMA started as the Bowling Green Assembly Plant had already built the first batch of 1,000 planned Collector Editions for retail delivery.

One of the first to pick up the new 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Collector Editions was our friend John Mullane of Edwardsville, ILL whose did a R8C Museum Delivery at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green on Friday, October 28th.

2017 Corvette Grand Sport Takes Third in Road and Track’s Performance Car of the Year

2017 Corvette Grand Sport Takes Third in Road and Track’s Performance Car of the Year


The 2017 Corvette Grand Sport made believers out of the staff at Road and Track, who placed it third in their annual Performance Car of the Year group test.

The latest version of the Grand Sport finished behind the Lotus Evora 400 and the winner, the Acura NSX.

[VIDEO] 820 Horsepower Corvette ZR1 is One Nasty Blue Devil

[VIDEO] 820 Horsepower Corvette ZR1 is One Nasty Blue Devil


That Racing Channel has a new feature video on a nasty C6 Blue Devil Corvette ZR1 packing 820 horsepower at the wheels. The video features a variety of different street pulls where you can hear the modded LS9 doing its thing and then watch the ZR1 rip the quarter mile at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida with a time of 9.576 at 149.30 mph.

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Nov. 6th

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Nov. 6th


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

Mike celebrates 39 years selling Corvettes with a pair of photos. The first shows a very young Mike Furman working at Malcom Konner in 1985 and then a more recent photo of him at Criswell Chevrolet. In those years, you can bet Mike has learned a thing or two about taking care of his customers. And speaking of customers, check out his recent deliveries with some very happy new Corvette owners!

Saturday Morning Corvette Comic: Parking Issues

Saturday Morning Corvette Comic: Parking Issues


Corvette owners take the act of parking their cars seriously as the car will generally be out of their care while they are going about their business.

You want to get a Corvette owner riled up? Try parking a less than stellar vehicle next to their sports car and then sit back and watch the action. Of course, Barnes here should have known better than to “pig park” next to the bosses Corvette.

See more Corvette comics here!


Source:
JerryKing.com

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Chevrolet Offering New 100 Octane Fuel Calibration for 2015-2016 Corvette Z06

Chevrolet Offering New 100 Octane Fuel Calibration for 2015-2016 Corvette Z06


Enthusiasts are excited but cautious about a new calibration for 2015-16 Corvette Z06s.

Chevy recently announced a 100 Octane Fuel Calibration that aims to help Z06 owners who use their cars in performance environments (whether automatic or manual transmission).

[POLL] What was your Favorite Corvette from SEMA 2016?

[POLL] What was your Favorite Corvette from SEMA 2016?


As you read this blog post SEMA week is winding down out in Las Vegas. Friday at SEMA is marked by the SEMA cruise as all of the show cars make their way out of the Las Vegas Convention Center and across the street for SEMA Ignited – the only SEMA event open to the public.

The RideTech 48-Hour Corvette to Compete at Las Vegas OUSCI

The RideTech 48-Hour Corvette to Compete at Las Vegas OUSCI
Photo Credit: RideTech


RideTech and Lingenfelter will be showing what can be accomplished in 48 hours as the RideTech 48-Hour Corvette competes in the Optima Search for the Ultimate Streetcar in Las Vegas on Nov. 5 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

1976 Corvette Owner Turns to TV Station for Help After Issues with Repair Shop

1976 Corvette Owner Turns to TV Station for Help After Issues with Repair Shop
Photo Credit: king5.com


All’s well that ends well for the owner of this yellow 1976 Corvette.

Tom Nali of Tacoma, Washington recently left his dream car at City Glass in his hometown to have the weather stripping replaced.

When he got the car back several months later (we wonder why it took so long for such a simple job), the new stripping was already coming off.

Brother of Corvette Hall of Fame Racer Dave MacDonald Takes Delivery of a 2017 Grand Sport

Brother of Corvette Hall of Fame Racer Dave McDonald Takes Delivery of a 2017 Grand Sport
Photo Credits: Doug MacDonald


Corvette enthusiasts know all about Dave MacDonald, one of the best racers ever.

He was so good, in fact, that he was handpicked by Zora Arkus-Duntov to drive the very first 1963 Corvette Z06. GM flew Dave to St. Louis to pick up the new Z06, and he drove it all the way home to get it prepped for racing.

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