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Kansas City Man’s 45 Year Affair with a Silver/Silver 1966 Corvette


Money can’t buy everything.

Take this 1966 Corvette owned by Gary Hemphill of the Kansas City area.

He bought the car used in 1969 at Miller Pontiac on Main in K.C. when he was just 28 years old.

About 10 years ago, Hemphill was at a cruise-in in Belton when a man walked up and said he once owned the car. Hemphill had heard that story before from other folks and thought the odds were pretty slim of such a reunion actually taking place.

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Week of April 3rd

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Week of April 3rd


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 delivery dispatch, Mike shares photos of his customers taking local delivery of their new Corvette Stingrays at Criswell as well as a couple of long distance deliveries to customers across the nation. Mike also takes a moment to show how the 2016 Corvettes new front parking camera looks when activated as well as the rear back up camera. Finally, Mike entertains with a collection of old ads and barn finds.

Jordan Taylor Cracks the Code to Race Car Driver Coolness

Jordan Taylor Cracks the Code to Race Car Driver Coolness


It’s not a secret that Corvette DP driver Jordan Taylor loves to spin a yarn and we’ve documented a couple of his “fantasies” before. From the Perfect First Date to the Legend of Burt Middleston, you’re guaranteed to get a good laugh.

Jordan recently sent out an instagram containing a photo of himself and F1 driver Lewis Hamilton, both in the cockpits of their cars with their helmets on. From that, Jordan explains the “racing world’s cool guy factor” and how it’s achieved:

[GALLERY] Straight Axle Saturday! (42 Corvette photos)

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday! (39 Corvette photos)


It’s been a few months since we’ve featured the first generation Corvettes in their own gallery and with spring here, it’s time we start seeing these beauties back on the road.

So let’s hear it for the first Corvettes that started the revolution! Our Straight Axle Saturday gallery features 42 Corvettes built between 1953-1962.

What’s your favorite Corvette in this week’s gallery? Try out our new social share buttons which makes it even easier to share our features with your fellow Corvette enthusiasts! And as always, you can join in the conversation with our comments form below or visit us on Twitter and Facebook.

Corvette Museum to Manage Tours of the Corvette Assembly Plant

Corvette Museum to Manage Tours of the Corvette Assembly Plant


Like so many others, I’ve been to the National Corvette Museum numerous times over the past 20-plus years.

The highlight for me and my family has always been the tours of the Corvette Assembly Plant across the street. Seeing our favorite car come to life never gets boring.

[VIDEO] 1,000 HP Corvette Z06 Catches Fire after 180 MPH Half Mile Run

[VIDEO] 1,000 HP Corvette Z06 Catches Fire after 180 MPH Half Mile Run


The driver of this Vortech YSi-blown C6 Corvette Z06 really dodged a bullet this time.

Dressed only in jeans, T-shirt, and helmet, the driver used his supercharged 1,000-horsepower engine to turn 180 miles per hour during the SlipStream ½ Mile Invitational held on March 25-26 at an abandoned Pennsylvania airstrip.

[VIDEO] UFC Star Jon Jones Cited for Drag Racing in His Corvette Z06

[VIDEO] UFC Star Jon Jones Cited for Drag Racing in his Corvette Z06


UFC Star Jon Jones was pulled over in his white C7 Corvette Z06 last Thursday night by the police in Albuquerque, New Mexico and was issued five citations including drag racing, equipment modifications (loud exhaust), an issue with his license plate and failure to maintain a traffic lane.

The officer who issued the citation told Jones that he saw him racing a Cadillac from a red light. Jones told the officer he was being picked on for driving a Corvette.

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday! (39 Corvette photos)

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday! (39 Corvette photos)


It’s Monday and that means it’s Midyear Monday here at CorvetteBlogger! Here are 39 Corvette photos featuring one of our favorite Corvette generations – the C2s produced from 1963-1967.

Do you have a Midyear Corvette? Send us a picture and we’ll post it in the next gallery. Drop me at line and submit your photo!

What’s your favorite Corvette in this week’s gallery? Let us know and be sure to share this page on Twitter and Facebook

Will GM Offer the Camaro ZL1’s 10-Speed Automatic Transmission for the Corvette Z06?

Will GM offer the Camaro ZL1's 10-Speed Automatic Transmission for the Corvette Z06?


Earlier this month, Chevrolet introduced the new 2017 Camaro ZL1 that will be coming later this year. The new 6th generation ZL1 is powered by the Corvette Z06’s LT4 V8. In a move that will please Corvette Z06 owners, Chevy has backed the ZL1’s LT4 power rating down slightly to 640 hp and 640 lb-ft of torque in a move that keeps the Z06 as Chevrolet’s “Big Nasty” when it comes to horsepower.

[ACCIDENT] Carjacking Suspect Crashes into a C3 Corvette During Police Chase


An apparent carjacking Saturday afternoon led to a crash with what appears to have been a nicely restored mid-1970s Corvette coupe in Helena, Ala.

ABC 33/40 TV reports that the crash sent three people – apparently two passengers in the Corvette and the alleged carjacker – to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.