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[VIDEO] MotorTend Head 2 Head: 1967 Corvette 427 vs 1968 Porsche 911L

We’ve seen all kinds of road tests with the 2014 Corvette Stingray going head to head with many other competitors over the past few months.

Today, though, we take a step back into the past with Motor Trend’s Head 2 Head, hosted by Jonny Lieberman, senior features editor at the magazine.

He puts a 1967 Corvette with a 427 V8 against a 1968 Porsche 911L with a 2.0-liter flat-six.

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Corvette Stingray is One of Three Finalists for World Performance Car of the Year Award

The 2014 Corvette Stingray has already taken home so many awards since its introduction in 2013 that we’ve lost count.

But the Stingray is up for one more award still to be decided that might just be the most prestigious of all: 2014 World Performance Car of the Year.

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The C7 Corvette Stingray – A Porsche Killer from Detroit?

by Guest Contributor on October 16, 2013

The C7 Corvette Stingray - A Porsche Killer from Detroit?

CNN Money is raving about the new Corvette as an American car that can take down the Porsche. Is the CNN author’s perspective accurate? Let’s quickly examine the validity of the claims.

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The Corvette Stingray Marketing Plan will Target Wives and Highlight Luxury in Advertisements

We’re beginning to get more of the background behind the changes, controversial to some traditionalists, to the 2014 Corvette Stingray.

The new rear treatment, for example. Had Chevy stuck with the round tail lights that date back to 1963, “research showed that people who were not Corvette loyalists would look at the car, especially the rear end, and they would think the car never changed,” said John Fitzpatrick, Chevrolet’s marketing manager for the redesigned Corvette. “They think it is the same car from 20 years ago.”

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Chevrolet Will Target Porsche in Corvette Stingray Advertising

When you’ve got a winner, you take on all comers.

That’s the strategy Corvette and its ad agency are taking as the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray hits the showroom floor in the third quarter of this year.

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Corvette Edges Porsche on Amelia Island Enthusiast Ballot

One of the interesting displays at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance was from Hagerty Insurance. It’s the 50th anniversary for two automotive icons – the Porsche 911 and the Corvette Sting Ray – and Hagerty asked fans to vote for their favorite.

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Great Automotive Rivalries: 911 vs. Corvette

by Mitch Talley on March 8, 2013

Great Automotive Rivalries: 911 vs. Corvette

Corvettes and 911s have been going up against each other for decades, but the rivalry really is more for bragging rights rather than trying to win one side over to the other.

Really, you Corvette owners out there, would you trade your ’Vette for any Porsche? And vice versa.

Still, the automotive world has turned the two cars into serious competitors over the years. CarBuzz.com recently took a trip down Memory Lane and reflected on the long-running battle.

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[VIDEO] A Mile in His Shoes: Porsche vs Corvette

by Mitch Talley on March 31, 2012

[VIDEO] A Mile in His Shoes: Porsche vs Corvette

What happens when a longtime Corvette fanatic and a dedicated Porschephile swap rides?

That’s the subject of a video commissioned by Hagerty Insurance to tease the March 2012 issue of Hagerty Magazine.

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Motor Trend Compares Corvette ZR1 with Porsche 911

Motor Trend’s Jonny Lieberman takes the Porsche 911 Turbo and the Corvette ZR1 out to Willow Springs Raceway and the Mojave Spaceport’s 12,000-foot runway and put both cars through a lineup of instrumented tests. The wheelman for the tests was 24 Hours of Le Mans winner and GT2 world champion Justin Bell. Both cars excelled in different parts of the test but one of the cars broke and was unable to run the standing mile. Lastly, Bell is the first race car driver I’ve seen to really play with the Corvette ZR1′s Performance Traction Management System. Can it make a professional driver better? Get his opinion and more in the video after the jump.

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The Big Guns: Porsche 911 GT2 and Corvette ZR1 Face Off

by Keith Cornett on March 16, 2010

The Big Guns: Porsche 911 GT2 and Corvette ZR1 Face off

Long time readers of CorvetteBlogger know that I don’t many comparo stories. Although not perfect, the Corvette has proven to be MY favorite car time and time again and I don’t need to get into a dick measuring contest to prove it. But as we get close to Sebring, I started thinking about the fight between Porsche and Corvette and how all that racing technology transfers to street cars. I guess the folks at Porsche’s Excellence Magazine had the same thoughts and decided to find out what happens when you pit the ultimate street versions against each other.

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