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[SAVE THE STINGRAYS] Is this the Worst C7 Corvette Crash Yet?

Looking at the pile of twisted metal and body panels, it’s hard to believe that this was once a 2014 Corvette Stingray. After reviewing the photos from the Insurance Auto Auctions website, this has got to be the worst post-crash Corvette we’ve seen and believe us, we’ve seen a lot of them.

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Police Recover Stolen 2003 Corvette Z06 after High Speed Pursuit Ends in Crash
Moses Lake police/courtesy photo

The good news is police found a red 2003 Corvette that was stolen in Moses Lake, Washington last Thursday morning.

The bad news is by that time, the alleged thief had crashed the car through a fence and into the back yard of a house in the 8800 block of Hillcrest Drive in Moses Lake.

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Parked C6 Corvette Sparks Garage Fire in Houston

by Mitch Talley on July 22, 2014

Parked C6 Corvette Sparks Garage Fire in Houston

The good news about this Corvette garage fire is that no one was injured and firefighters managed to save the rest of the house from going up in flames, too.

The bad news is that the C6 ‘Vette is apparently going to need some serious restoration after being “heavily involved” in the garage fire, according to Senior Captain Charles Martin of the Houston (Texas) Fire Department.

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[ACCIDENT] California Man Crashes and Rolls His C4 Corvette
Photo Credit: Erin Tracy/ModBee.com

The driver of this red C4 Corvette convertible may have lost much more than his bumper after the car collided this week with a power pole and rolled at least once.

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[ACCIDENT] New Owner Finds Out His Corvette was on a Crashed Auto Transporter
Photo Credit: RYAN HALLETT

Back in 1989, I ordered my second new Corvette – a 1989 red on red coupe.

My girlfriend at the time and now my wife of 25 years (our anniversary is July 15, coincidentally) Cindy worked at a day care center.

She knew, of course, that I had ordered a new Corvette and just happened to be looking out the window at work one afternoon when she saw a truckload of Corvettes pass by – with a shiny red one on the back! In those days, they didn’t come giftwrapped in a white cover like the C7s!

“I think I just saw your Corvette pass by!” she called excitedly to tell me.

Sure enough, it was.

Fast forward to last weekend, and classic car collector Luigi Capilupi had a similar moment – but just one that wasn’t quite as happy for the owner as my own story.

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Corvettes on Craigslist: Wrecked 562-mile 2014 Corvette Stingray is Back on the Market

It’s baaaaaack! In case you missed the opportunity to buy this Corvette when it was being offered at auction by Insurance Auto Auctions, as we reported on March 10, 2014, it’s now back on the market.

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[ACCIDENT] C5 Z06 Destroys a Fence after Crash

by Keith Cornett on July 3, 2014

[ACCIDENT] C5 Z06 Destroys a Fence after Crash
Photo Credit: Bob Gatien

If you’ve ever wondered what the inside of a C5 Corvette door looks like, here’s your chance.

This black Z06 was involved in a two-car collision in Canada a couple weeks ago. The crash sent the Corvette through the backyard of a Nepean home, leaving the front half of the car under the fence like a dog trying to dig his way under.

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[SAVE THE STINGRAYS] Corvette Stingray Totaled in Crash, Driver Walks Away

There’s little doubt that today’s Corvette is much stronger and safer than previous generations. Like most modern cars, the Corvette Stingray has predetermined crumple zones that absorb the energy of an impact while the cockpit’s front and side airbags deploy to help protect the driver. And after all that happens, OnStar is there to call emergency services as soon as a crash is detected.

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[ACCIDENT] Teen Driving a 1985 Corvette Ends Up in a Oregon Ditch
Photo: Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office

You’d never know from looking at these photos, but the driver of this totaled 1985 Corvette miraculously escaped with no serious injuries.

Unfortunately, the Corvette was a high school graduation gift from the grandfather of the unidentified 19-year-old driver, who is now a Portland Community College student.

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A Stolen C6 Corvette Crashes Into a Cell Phone Store in St.Louis
Photo Credit: kmov.com

Police and fire rescue in St.Louis responded to an accident in the early morning hours of June 25th found a stolen red C6 Corvette had crashed into a Boost Mobile cell phone store.

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