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Peter Haeckl Recounts His Lifetime Love Affair with the Corvette
Photo Credit: Stephen Finerty

Corvette enthusiasts have known for years that the car can transport its owner to a magical world like no other.

Peter Haeckl became such a traveler many years ago even though he was thousands of miles away from the United States, living in his native Germany.

By chance, Haeckl saw an American officer’s Corvette shipped over from the States to his hometown of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the Bavarian Alps and was instantly mesmerized, stopping cold in his tracks.

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Corvette Racing at VIR: Uphill Climb Following Qualifying

by Keith Cornett on October 4, 2013

Corvette Racing at VIR: Uphill Climb Following Qualifying

Magnussen eighth in GT; Milner ninth following spin on oil slick

ALTON, Va. (Oct. 4, 2013) – Corvette Racing faces a tall mountain to climb for Saturday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway. The two Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.Rs qualified eighth and ninth Friday in the American Le Mans Series’ ultra-competitive GT class.

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Ladies Listen Up! 6 things to Say about the Corvette Stingray to Impress Your Man

Yesterday we showed the video of the guy from Texas who gave his girlfriend a Corvette Stingray. Based on her reaction we concluded that she wasn’t all that excited. But perhaps we were reading a bit too much into it. We do suggest that she, as well as other interested ladies who know their guys are into Corvettes might want to follow the advice of the women-oriented website The Stir on CafeMom.com which offers 6 things to say about the new Corvette Stingray to impress your man.

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[VIDEO] CorvetteBlogger Talks with Corvette Plant Manager Dave Tatman

Earlier this week we had the privilege to tour the Corvette Assembly Plant in Bowling Green, KY to see how the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray is made. While we were there, we spoke with plant manager Dave Tatman about the changes to the plant, C7 production, quality assessments and resumption of public tours which begin on October 14th.

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Is the 2014 Corvette Stingray Killing Sales of the SRT Viper?
Photo Credit: Edmunds.com

Could it be that the new Corvette Stingray is already putting a major hurt on one of its competitors on the salesroom floor?

While customers may have to wait up to six months for the honor of putting the 2014 Corvette in their garage, they could head to their favorite SRT dealer right now and pick up a brand new Viper. In fact, some 565 of them are currently available across the nation.

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Bondurant Offering 30% Discount on 4-Day Grand Prix Road Racing Course

We’re not sure how the government shutdown ties into learning how to drive fast cars faster, but if the Bondurant School of High Performance Driving wants to offer 30% off their 4-day Grand Prix Road Racing course, we’re all for it!

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2014 Corvette Stingray 6-Speed Auto Rated 16/28 mpg by the EPA

New fuel econonmy numbers are now available for the 2014 Corvette Stingray. Specifically, those C7s with the 6-speed automatic transmission have now been rated by the EPA as getting 16 mpg city, 28 mpg highway and 20 mpg combined.

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[VIDEO] First C7 Corvette Non-Z51 Seven-Speed Manual Quarter Mile Run

On Sunday, Hennessey Performance ran a 2014 Corvette Stingray equipped with the Z51 package and the 6-speed auto in the quarter mile. Today, Jalopnik brings us what they are calling the first customer-owned three-pedal quarter mile. More significant we believe is that it’s the first quarter mile run by a non-Z51 C7 Corvette with a 7-speed manual transmission.

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[PIC] Throwback Thursday: One Man's Trashed Corvette is Another Man's Treasure

It’s time for Throwback Thursday where we feature vintage photos of Corvettes. Today’s selection may be hard to look at for some, so if you have a weak constitution, look away!

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[VIDEO] Man Surprises Girlfriend with a C7 Corvette Stingray

Apparently, not everyone gets as excited about getting a new Stingray as we do.

A guy tells us in this Youtube video that he’s going to surprise his girlfriend with a new black on black on black 2014 Corvette Stingray that has just arrived at Peters Chevrolet in Longview, Texas and is being checked out by the crew there to make sure all the nuts and bolts are right on the car.

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