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[PICS] Informal Gathering of C7 Corvette Owners Brings Together 2,870 Horsepower

We received an email from a longtime reader who shared these photos of an informal gathering of Corvette owners. Five are driving the new C7 Corvette – three Z06s and two Stingrays. When adding up their combined horsepower it comes to 2,870!

Here’s the letter we received from Tony:

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TopSpeed names the 2015 Corvette Z06 its Performance Car of the Year

For the second year in a row, a Corvette has taken a TopSpeed Car of the Year award.

A year ago, it was the 2014 Corvette Stingray that was named the TopSpeed Car of the Year.

This time around, TopSpeed broke its awards down into three categories, and the 2015 Corvette Z06 was named Performance Car of the Year.

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[PIC] How a C6 Corvette ZR1 Would Look with the C7 Stingray's Tail lights

Here’s conversation starter.

Now that GM is talking about extending some of the design elements of the C7 Corvette to other Chevrolet’s, why not take a look at how they would look on a previous generation Corvette, the C6 ZR1.

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[VIDEO] Valet Who Drove a Corvette to 50 MPH in a Parking Garage Has Been Fired

If you live in Costa Mesa, California, your sports car is a little safer tonight.

The valet who took a joyride inside a parking garage that was recorded via a Corvette Stingray’s Performance Data Recorder with Valet Mode is now out of a job.

That news comes from ABC7′s WJLA who interviewed the Corvette’s owner Dan Cowles after his recording of the valet acting badly went viral.

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C7 Corvette Stingray Rendered as a Hennessey HPE2000 Drag Car

Some say the best photoshops are those that are somewhat based in reality. The reality is that when you see this “Hennessey HPE2000 Corvette Stingray drag car” for the first time, you may think it’s real. After all, Hennessey Performance Engineering has made a name for themselves not only bring more and more horsepower to the Corvette Stingray, but also with their radical Venom GT program as well.

But alas, this is just a photoshop, “created for competition” says the note that goes along with the posting by RC82 WORKCHOP on Facebook.

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As Corvette aficionados, we know that they are attention grabbers just about anywhere we go. But what about Hollywood—what grabs people’s attention in La-La land? For a celebrity known as the “Billboard Queen” and one who knows a thing or two about getting attention and self-promotion, it is a hot-pink C7 Corvette.

Angelyne is a Hollywood celebrity who is now best known for, well, being a Hollywood celebrity. When asked what exactly it was that she did, she answered, “Although I act, model, dance, paint, write and create magic, I’m most known for my persona, the essence of who I am.”

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When Kevin Helmintoller donated his 2001 Mallet Hammer Corvette Z06 to the National Corvette Museum in late 2013, never in a million years would he have believed that the car would be lost a few months later in a catastrophic accident. But on the morning of February 12th this year, the ground gave way under the Corvette Museum’s SkyDome and swallowed eight Corvettes, the first being Helmintoller’s donated Z06.

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[ACCIDENT] Corvette Stingray Driver Hits a Man Parked on Interstate 71 in Ohio
Photo Credit: WLWT.com

A man stopped on the side of I-71 North near Deerfield Township, Ohio is fighting for his life after he and his pickup truck were struck by a white 2015 Corvette Stingray on Friday morning.

Troopers said that Shawn Steinke, 47, of Lebanon, Ohio was checking on the load in his GMC Sierra on the berm of the interstate when the Corvette driver – 49-year-old Kevin Pong of South Lebanon, Ohio – lost control of his vehicle and struck the truck and Steinke, tossing him into the road where he was run over.

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GM's Welburn: Future Chevrolet Models to Carry Subtle Corvette Design Cues

If you like the design of the new seventh-generation Corvette Stingray that debuted in 2014, then you may very well like the changes that are apparently coming to the rest of Chevy’s next generation vehicles.

That’s the word from Ed Welburn, chief of General Motors global design.

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Corvette Stingray's PDR Catches a Valet Driving Recklessly in a Parking Garage

One of the features of the 2015 Corvette Stingray’s Performance Data Recorder is Valet Mode, a setting that records video and telemetry whenever the car is in operation. On Friday, a Corvette Forum member named dcowles may be the first to capture a valet entrusted with parking the Corvette behaving badly once the owner was out of sight.

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