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Consumer Reports Drives the 2014 Corvette Stingray

by Mitch Talley on September 13, 2013

Consumer Reports Drives the 2014 Corvette Stingray

The early reviews continue to glow about the new 2014 Corvette Stingray, and added to the list this week is an important one – Consumer Reports.

If you can live up to the standards set by this product-ranking giant, then you know you’re doing something right.

And Consumer Reports’ first time behind the wheel of a Stingray was favorable, according to a story just released on their website.

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Tatman: We are Extraordinarily Close to Shipping New Corvette Stingrays

As you can imagine, life is pretty hectic at the Corvette Assembly Plant in Bowling Green right now.

Plant manager Dave Tatman took time out to talk to a crowd of 300 people Tuesday at the Barren River Area Development District’s annual luncheon at the National Corvette Museum just across from the assembly plant.

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[PIC] 2014 Corvette Stingrays On Hold at the Plant

by Keith Cornett on September 13, 2013

[PIC] 2014 Corvette Stingrays On Hold at the Plant

Here’s a great picture that shows just how fast the 1400-car shipping lot at the Bowling Green Assembly Plant is filling with brand spanking new 2014 Corvette Stingrays. We understand that the Quality Control process has been very tight, but with this many Stingrays lined up and ready to go, it most likely means that the QC isn’t finding many issues and production is ramping up.

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[PIC] Throwback Thursday: Beauties Parade at the Dragstrip

by Keith Cornett on September 12, 2013

[PIC] Throwback Thursday: Beauties Parade at the Dragstrip

It’s time for Throwback Thursday where we feature vintage photos of Corvettes. Here we have two beautiful icons from the 1960s. The first is obviously a 1969 Corvette Stingray with a wild custom paint job that makes us wish it was in color. And secondly, the mainstay of automotive events is Miss whatever-the-name-of-the-dragstrip.

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DVR Alert! New TV Show

A new original TV series called “Corvette Nation” will be making its debut Friday night at 7pm ET on Discovery’s Velocity channel. The 13-episode series dedicated to America’s favorite sports car will feature all sorts of events, people and of course the car that we love so much.

The first episode was shot during the Bloomington Gold Corvette show this past June so if you were there, make sure you tune in.

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[VIDEO] Motor Trend Dyno’s the 2014 Corvette Stingray

by Mitch Talley on September 12, 2013

[VIDEO] Motor Trend Dyno's the 2014 Corvette Stingray

How much horsepower will the C7’s new V8 engine be able to produce on the dyno?

Well, Jessi Lang with The J-Turn web show for Motor Trend wanted to find out so she took a 2014 Corvette Stingray to the K&N facility. With Robert “Pops” Calles, product tech with K&N, behind the wheel, the blue Z51 was taken to the limit on the dyno, literally.

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Apollo XII Astronaut's 1969 Corvette to be Displayed at the Corvette Chevy Expo

We’ve all heard of the AstroVentilation that was used to keep passengers cool in the 1960s and 1970s, sort of a poor man’s air conditioner. But Austin Reed of Texas has an “AstroVette.”

His unusual 1969 Corvette originally belonged to astronaut Alan Bean – the fourth man to walk on the moon nearly 44 years ago – and will be on display Sept. 28-29 at the Corvette Chevy Expo at the Dallas Market Hall.

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[VIDEO] C7 Corvette Stingrays Shine at IAA 2013 Motor Show in Frankfurt

Chevrolet is in Germany this week for the 65th annual Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA 2013) and sitting under the large video Chevy Bowtie is the new 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible and the 2014 Camaro Convertible.

Even though the C7s are currently being tested on German roads with Chevrolet Europe’s Technical Manager Patrick Herrmann’s #C7Experience leading the way, this is the first auto show in Germany for the new Corvette Stingray.

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Edmunds Track Tests the 2014 Corvette Stingray vs the 2013 Porsche 911

Chevrolet’s C7 development team made no secret all along of the car they were targeting with the 2014 Corvette Stingray.

In fact, the Porsche 911 was the only car that the engineering team bought as a benchmark for the Corvette.

After taking wins over the SRT Viper and the Nissan GT-R in head-to-head testing by Edmunds.com, the Stingray finally met its match in the 911, Edmunds ruled.

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[VIDEO] GM's Mark Reuss Talks Corvette Stingray with Motor Trend's WOT

General Motors’ North American President Mark Reuss visits with Motor Trend’s Wide Open Throttle crew and he talks about the new Corvette Stingray and the new Camaro Z/28. What’s in the future for Chevy’s high performance line up? Check out the video after the jump.

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