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Destino is a Reborn Fisker Karma with Corvette Power

by Mitch Talley on October 23, 2013

Destino is a Reborn Fisker Karma with Corvette Power

Thanks to some Corvette transfusions and the support of former General Motors’ vice chairman Bob Lutz, the beleaguered Fisker Karma will apparently live on.

Fisker sold about 1,800 Karmas before having to shut down in November 2012 when the company ran out of money and couldn’t make loan payments to the Department of Energy.

VL Automotive, backed by Lutz, plans to use two different Corvette engines to convert 25 unsold Karmas from hybrid power.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Wanna watch a 1000+ hp Supercharged Corvette Z06 playing on the streets in a professionally shot HD video? I thought so….

This red Corvette Z06 was modded by Dallas Performance and the video shot and edited by Ash Turner. See more at facebook.com/ashturnerphotography

Visit CorvetteVideos.TV for the best selection of hand-picked Corvette videos.

 

Corvette Assembly Plant Named Kentucky Manufacturer of the Year

The new Corvette Stingray has been earning accolades from the press ever since it was unveiled earlier this year.

It’s only natural that the General Motors Assembly Plant in Bowling Green where America’s Sports Car has been built since 1981 would share in that glory, too.

Earlier this month the Bowling Green Assembly Plant was named Manufacturer of the Year by the Kentucky Association for Manufacturers (KAM) at the 2013 KAM Manufacturer and Employee of the Year Awards ceremony.

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[ACCIDENT] C5 Corvette Driver Goes Off the Side of the Road in Malibu

The driver of this C5 Corvette Convertible is very lucky after surviving a crash off of Muholland Highway near Malibu, CA.

The Corvette went over the side of the road, and the driver was able to walk black up to the main highway afterwards.

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Championship Trophies Galore for Corvette Racing

by Corvette Racing on October 22, 2013

Championship Trophies Galore for Corvette Racing

Magnussen voted ALMS’ Most Popular Driver, Chevrolet wins Green Challenge award

BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 22, 2013) – Chevrolet and Corvette Racing had ample reason to celebrate at the American Le Mans Series’ annual Night of Champions awards banquet. The two organizations took home seven awards on the evening at Chateau Elan, the night after the ALMS’ finale – Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta.

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[VIDEO] Teaser from Vossen Shows Corvette Stingray Burnouts in Slo-Mo HD Glory

Earlier this month, we learned that Vossen Wheels was one among the lucky first to take delivery of a new 2014 Corvette Stingray. After fitting the C7 Stingray with their new monoblock CVT wheels, the guys took the car to the track. Vossen filmed the Corvette having all that fun on the track and has put out a teaser video with the full release expected this Friday.

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Vintage Corvettes are Becoming More Popular in China

by Mitch Talley on October 21, 2013

Vintage Corvettes are Becoming More Popular in China
Photo Credit: Calum MacLeod, USA TODAY

American cars of the 1950s and ’60s aren’t popular just in the United States.

For example, wealthy collectors in China love the unique style and charisma of muscle cars like a 1964 Corvette Sting Ray that left this week on an 1,100-mile journey that began at the Great Wall near Beijing and will end Friday in Shanghai.

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Corvette Racing at Petit Le Mans: Garcia, Magnussen Claim Drivers' Championship

Sixth-place finish with Taylor enough to take title at Road Atlanta; No. 4 Corvette places 10th

BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 19, 2013) – Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen closed the American Le Mans Series era by winning the GT drivers’ championship Saturday at Petit Le Mans. The pairing drove with Jordan Taylor to a sixth-place finish in the No. 3 Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.R at Road Atlanta. Garcia won his first ALMS title, and Magnussen claimed another to go along with his 2008 GT1 championship.

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Corvette Racing at Petit Le Mans: Solid Start in Last Title Push

GT championship co-leader Garcia qualifies No. 3 Corvette fourth in GT; Gavin seventh in No. 4

BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 18, 2013) – The final race for the Chevrolet Corvette C6.R will see two of Corvette Racing’s GT challengers starting fourth and seventh on the GT grid for Saturday’s Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Antonio Garcia qualified the No. 3 Compuware Corvette fourth with a lap of 1:19.128 (115.560 mph) in the finale of the American Le Mans Series.

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Chevette Girl Finally Gets Her Corvette

by Mitch Talley on October 18, 2013

Chevette Girl Finally Gets Her Corvette

When I was younger, I dated a girl who took great pride in telling everyone she had a ‘Vette.

Then she would mumble under her breath that it actually was a “Che-vette.”

Wendy Griffith of Sugar Land, Texas can relate.

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