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[VIDEO] 4×4 C3 Corvette Dares to be Different

by Steve Burns on March 6, 2014

[VIDEO] 4x4 C3 Corvette Dares to be Different

The lifted 4 x 4 Corvette: It’s the perfect antithesis to everything America’s sports car has represented since 1953. They’re existence twists your mind like an episode of ABC’s Lost or the first time you heard Mike Tyson talk. We hadn’t seen one of these brutes turn up online for a while until this yellow C3 showed up at Crusin’ the Coast on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Chevrolet built 46,558 Corvettes for the 1976 model year. Of those, 3,389 were painted Bright Yellow. 0 were 4 wheel drive.

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[PICS] 1976 Corvette Stingray Gets Updated by Vilner

by Mitch Talley on November 26, 2013

[PICS] 1976 Corvette Stingray Gets Updated by Vilner

The C7 isn’t the only Stingray getting an interior makeover these days.

Take a look, for example, at this 1976 Corvette Stingray that has been updated with upgrades inside, outside, and under the hood by Bulgarian interior specialist Vilner.

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[UPDATE] The Electric C3 Corvette Hits the Road

by Steve Burns on August 21, 2013

[UPDATE] The Electric C3 Corvette Hits the Road

We first told you about Keith Stegath’s electric C3 Corvette back in December of 2011. Now, nearly 2 years later, the battery powered 1976 Corvette continues to take shape. In fact, Stegath told us in a recent email that the car’s first test drive was a 10 mile jaunt to a nearby car show. He also reports that he made it home that day without the need for a tow truck.

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[PICS] Styled to Excess - 1976 Corvette Stingray

The folks at Jalopnik run a regular feature called “Nice Price or Crack Pipe,” which aims to get its viewers’ thoughts on certain, uh, different vehicles.

Recently, the site asked its viewers to rate this, uh, different 1976 Corvette Stingray that to some may represent all that was wrong with that decade of styling excess.

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Florida Man Creates Electric C3 Corvette

by Steve Burns on December 12, 2011

Florida Man Creates Electric C3 Corvette

Wow. That’s all we could say when we first arrived at the Gearbox Magazine showcasing Keith Stegath’s crazy C3 project. What started life as a basic 1976 Corvette is in the process of being converted into an electric powered street machine.

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[PICS] 1976 Corvettes Customized on SPEED's Car Warriors

Last night on SPEED’s Car Warriors, the Challengers (red team) took on the All Stars (blue team) in the customizing build-off of two 1976 Corvettes and walked away with the win (as well as both cars). The All Stars vision for their Corvette was much more over the top then the Challengers, but it was the road test that probably sealed the win as the All Stars car was deemed “unsafe” to drive by all three judges. Our friends at SPEED sent us some additional photography of the cars taken during filming of the show and we’ll share them with you after the jump.

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C3 Corvettes to be Featured on SPEED’s CAR WARRIORS

by Keith Cornett on April 12, 2011

DVR Alert: Corvettes to be Featured on SPEED's CAR WARRIORS

The premise behind SPEED’s CAR WARRIORS is pretty simple. Give two teams identical cars and 72 hours to turn it into a custom ride. At the end of each show, a panel of celebrity judges evaluates the cars and selects the winner. The latest show airs this Wednesday at 9pm EST and surprise, the two teams are each given a 1976 Corvette to work their magic on.

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