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The Corvette Stingray May Be Too Loud for South Korea

by Keith Cornett on November 10, 2014

The Corvette Stingray May Be Too Loud for South Korea

While we think the Corvette Stingray is a gift to the world, some countries appear to be holding off on selling the car due to reasons we think make the Corvette great in the first place.

Take South Korea for instance.

Chevrolet announced in 2012 that with the new free-trade agreement, the Corvette would be imported into the country. But now we are learning that the Korean government’s regulations on engine noise may be holding up imports of the new C7.

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[ACCIDENT] 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible Wrecks in the Rain in Mississippi

Here’s a sight most Corvette enthusiasts don’t like to see.

This is the first time we’ve seen a 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible out in public wearing the new Daytona Orange Sunrise. Unfortunately, the 650-hp super car made somewhat of a spectacle of itself by losing control on wet roads and taking out another vehicle on its way to a ditch on I-94 in Jackson, Michigan over the weekend.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Corvette’s Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter takes you through the three different levels of aerodynamic bliss that is the 2015 Corvette Z06:

The Corvette Z06 is one of the most aerodynamically engineered vehicles out there. And for the extreme enthusiasts there’s the Z07 package that has more aerodynamic down force that has ever been measured on a production car. Taken together, the aerodynamic features of the Z06 make this the most capable, most track worthy, and highest performing Corvette, Chevrolet has ever produced. See for yourself.

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Chevrolet Shows Off New Z06 Concept Parts for the Corvette Stingray at SEMA

The figures for the soon-to-be-on-the-road-and-track 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 are astounding.

Like going from 0 to 60 in 2.95 seconds with the new optional eight-speed automatic transmission and 3.2 seconds with the standard seven-speed manual.

Like covering the quarter-mile in 10.95 seconds with the automatic and 11.2 seconds with the manual.

But Chevrolet Performance is ready to gear it up a notch or two further for “ordinary” Stingray owners, with several aero, chassis, and suspension concept parts from the Z06 on display at the SEMA show in Las Vegas.

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[PICS] The Paul Stanley 2015 Corvette Stingray Concept at SEMA

As a founding member of the legendary rock group KISS, Paul Stanley is use to dressing up and being the front man for his band. Now he’s dressing up another legendary pop-culture icon: the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray.

His personalized vision of the Stingray debuted this week along with Jimmie Johnson’s 1971 Corvette LT1 Concept at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

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Manchester United Players Spurning Free Corvettes and Camaros?
Photo Credit: nefkens-opel.nl

Maybe Chevrolet needs to rethink its partnership with the popular Manchester United soccer club.

Two years ago, the car manufacturer made a deal with the team, giving all the players their choice of any Chevy model, including the Corvette.

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October 2014 Corvette Sales

by Keith Cornett on November 4, 2014

October 2014 Corvette Sales

General Motors reported their October 2014 vehicle sales yesterday morning and it shows that 2,959 Corvettes were delivered during the month. According to the report, sales are down year to year by -24.7% but don’t think for a minute that sales of the Stingray are starting to cool. We’ll be back to explain in a moment.

For the Calendar Year to Date (January-October), Corvette sales total 28,909 vs the 11,759 sold during the same time period in 2013.

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[PICS] Chevrolet Media Event Offers Preview of 2014 SEMA Vehicles

Chevrolet held a media reception Monday evening on the eve of the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas where the automaker unveiled some of the concepts and special edition vehicles that will be displayed at the show beginning on Tuesday.

Opening the event was the 2009 Corvette ZR1 Blue Devil that was recovered from the National Corvette Museum’s sinkhole. The Corvette was sent back to GM in September where it underwent repairs. Tonight that mighty LS9 roared to life once again as it became the first of Chevrolet’s SEMA vehicles to take the stage.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Here’s a video showing a red hot 2015 Corvette Stingray rolling around Hotlanta on Forgiato wheels with gratuitous slow-motion shots, time lapse sequences and plenty of close-ups.

2015 Chevrolet Corvette on Forgiato’s in Hotlanta GA. Put together by #RoadshowInternational.

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[GALLERY] Black Friday! (37 Corvette photos)

by Keith Cornett on October 31, 2014

[GALLERY] Black Friday! (37 Corvette photos)

It’s the last Friday of the month and that means it’s time for “Black Friday” here at CorvetteBlogger.com. Our family has owned a black Corvette Sting Ray for almost five decades and so the most sinister color of Corvette’s color palette is also our favorite. Here’s our salute to Black Corvettes with a random photo gallery made up of 37 Corvettes spanning seven generations.

If you love Black Corvettes as much as we do, make sure you share this page on Twitter and Facebook.

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