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[VIDEO] Another Look at George Talley's Stolen, Recovered and Now Restored 1979 Corvette

Last week at the GM Heritage Center, Detroit resident George Talley got the first look at his restored 1979 Corvette after General Motors graciously went to work on the car for the veteran in advance of this year’s Woodward Dream Cruise.

The Corvette will be part of Chevrolet’s display at the Woodward Dream Cruise, which is officially billed as the world’s largest automotive event.

[VIDEO] GM Refurbs Detroit Man's Stolen Corvette in Time for the Woodward Dream Cruise

We’ve been following the feel-good story of George Talley and his stolen 1979 Corvette. If you remember, George’s 1979 Corvette was stolen 34 years ago and last summer it showed up in Mississippi. GM’s Mark Reuss heard about the car and after seeing George on the evening news, decided to get involved and had the car shipped back to George’s Detroit home.

Corvettes on eBay: 1979 Custom Duntov Turbo Corvette Offered at No Reserve

A Duntov Turbo Corvette, one of the lesser-known Corvette models, is up for sale on eBay and is being offered at no reserve.

The Duntov Turbo Corvette was a collaboration between American Custom Industries (ACI) and Zora Arkus-Duntov following Zora’s retirement from General Motors in 1975. The Duntov Turbo Corvette should not be confused with the 1979 Turbo Corvette and the 1980 Turbo Corvette, both of which were General Motors prototypes. General Motors did not participate in either the design or the manufacture of the Duntov Turbo as both were the responsibility of ACI.

Corvettes on Craigslist: 1979 Custom Corvette Vibe

Great news! We’ve found yet another Corvette treasure on Craigslist. If you missed your chance to score the yellow C4 with a fake motor in the back and the Decepticons thwarted your attempted purchase of the Transformers inspired C6 you’ve still got a chance to take home a thoroughly modded Corvette. Tap the magical Read More button below to behold this bright yellow 1979 Corvette sporting the nose from Pontiac Vibe.

Corvettes on Craiglist: Trade a 1979 Corvette for 3 Super Bowl Tickets
File photo from CorvetteImages.com

A man from the village of Greendale in suburban Milwaukee, Wisconsin (it’s a village, not a town) is looking for three tickets to this Sunday’s Super Bowl. Instead of hitting the usual venues like Stub Hub or eBay, he turned to Craigslist with this unique offer: “Trade 1979 Corvette for Super Bowl tickets”.

1979 Corvette Burns in Boston

This 1979 Corvette burst into flames in the Boston suburb of Wellesley on Wednesday night. According to police, the driver stopped on Washington Street when he felt a small explosion under the hood. Lt. Jack Pilecki of Wellesley police added “He also saw a small flame by his tire. Luckily he stopped the car and got out safely, and officials were able to contain the blaze.” No one was hurt in the accident.