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New 2017 Admiral Blue to be Available During Final 2016 Corvette Production

New 2017 Admiral Blue to be Available During Final 2016 Corvette Production


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.

Man Gets 146 Days in Jail for Crashing His Corvette into Girlfriend’s Home

Man gets 146 Days in Jail for Crashing His Corvette into Girlfriend's Home Photo courtesy of Maine State Police


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.

Corvette Auction Preview: 2016 Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach

Corvette Auction Preview: 2016 Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach


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:

Nowicki Autosport Releases New Carbon Fiber Intake Ducts for the C7 Corvette

Nowicki Autosport Releases New Carbon Fiber Intake Ducts for the C7 Corvette


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.

[VIDEO] 4,000 HP Corvette with a Hemi Twin Turbo at the Track

[VIDEO] 4,000 HP Corvette with a Hemi Twin Turbo at the Track


This is not your father’s Chevrolet, for sure.

We told you about this 3,500-horsepower C7 Corvette a few days ago, and now the owners have managed to raise that figure to an even more amazing 4,000 horsepower.

Save 10% on C7 Corvette Parts at Corvette Central

Save 10% on C7 Corvette Parts at Corvette Central


Listen up C7 Corvette owners because this sale is just for you!

Our friends at Corvette Central are offering 10% off on C7 Corvette parts so now is the time get your Corvette ready for the season! The best part? No coupon codes are necessary, just shop at www.CorvetteCentral.com and the 10% discount on all eligible C7 parts will be automatically calculated.

Corvette Central’s C7 Corvette sale is a limited time offer which ends on April 9, 2016 so visit Corvette Central and start saving today!

 

The C7 Callaway Corvette Aerowagon Will Be Here at the End of 2016

The C7 Callaway Corvette Aerowagon Will Be Here at the End of 2016


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.

[VIDEO] Michelle Rodriguez Drives a 1,000-HP Corvette Z06

[VIDEO] Michelle Rodriguez Drives a 1,000-HP Corvette Z06


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.”

First 2017 Corvette Grand Sport to be Sold at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach

First 2017 Corvette Grand Sport to be sold at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach


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.

[VIDEO] C6 Corvette Doing Donuts Hits a Bystander During an LA Video Shoot

[VIDEO] C6 Corvette Doing Donuts Hits a Bystander During an LA Video Shoot


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.