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2014 Corvette Stingray Makes Short List for North American Car of the Year Award

Back in January at the North American International Auto Show, the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was unveiled to much applause.

Well, the applause for the already highly praised seventh-generation Corvette might grow even louder at that show in January 2014.

That’s when the winners of the North American Car and Truck of the Year will be announced.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

One of the best videos we’ve seen from the 2014 Corvette Stingray reviews is this one from Edmunds.com:

Follow the Edmunds.com team as we travel to Michigan for 48 hours with the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette. We drive the new C7 on the track at GM’s proving grounds, do instrumented track testing including 0-60 and the quarter mile, put it on a lift for a suspension walk-around and explore the wilds of Detroit during a photo shoot. Oh, and the requisite burn out.

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Mike Furman - Selling Corvettes for 35 Years and Still Going Strong

Mike Furman is one lucky guy.

Many kids at the age of 17 have no idea what they want to do with their lives. But Mike knew what he was going to do.

On July 26, 1978 he sold his first Corvette. A mere 420 months or 12,775 days have gone by since then and now he’s one of the top Corvette sellers in the Country. By the end of the year, Mike will have completed his 3,000th Corvette sale!

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[VIDEO] 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Burnout with Tony Stewart

Holy Smokes!

That’s NASCAR driver and team owner Tony Stewart behind the wheel of a Lime Rock Green 2014 Corvette Stingray. Road and Track magazine’s review of the new C7 Corvette features Stewart’s driving impressions of the new Corvette at GM’s proving grounds in Milford, as well as doing something he knows a lot about – burnouts!

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Corvettes on eBay: 1957 Corvette Found in Nevada Storage Unit

Nothing gets our motor running like a Corvette barn find and although this 1957 Corvette was actually found in a storage unit, the emotions of the find are still the same. The seller has the Corvette listed on eBay with just over four days to go.

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Thieves Steal a 2003 Yellow Corvette in Virginia

by Mitch Talley on July 26, 2013

Thieves Steal a 2003 Yellow Corvette in Virginia
File photo courtesy of CorvetteImages.com

There probably isn’t a much sicker feeling for a Corvette owner than the one a Hampton, Va., man suffered Monday night.

Larry Phlegar had celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Corvette by buying a collector’s edition 2003 model, a yellow coupe that he had driven just 9,723 miles over the past decade.

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[VIDEO] Lamborghini vs Corvette Z06

by Keith Cornett on July 25, 2013

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Here’s an epic video that shows the driver of this Lamborghini bit off a little more than he could handle when he challenged this Corvette Z06 driver to an impromptu street race.

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Throwback Thursday: 1963 Corvette Sting Ray at Weeki Wachee, Florida

Ever since I saw this photo a couple weeks back, I’ve been meaning to post it here. I always enjoy seeing old photos of Corvettes in their vintage settings, which for me harkins back to a somewhat more innocent time for America. So why not use the occasion to kick off a new weekly series of posts with vintage pictures of Corvettes!

This 1963 Corvette Sting Ray Convertible and the young lady sitting on the hood was captured at Weeki Wachee Springs in Florida.

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Callaway to Build C7-Based FIA GT3 Corvettes

by Mitch Talley on July 25, 2013

Callaway to Build FIA GT3 Corvettes

Callaway Competition GmbH, the German-based segment of Callaway Cars, has been chosen to develop the new Corvette C7 into a GT3-class race car and submit it for homologation from the FIA.

Original equipment manufacturers like Chevrolet have to authorize specialists like Callaway to submit the homologation forms needed to allow their version of the car to be the one allowed in FIA competition.

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