Earlier this month, we learned that Vossen Wheels was one among the lucky first to take delivery of a new 2014 Corvette Stingray. After fitting the C7 Stingray with their new monoblock CVT wheels, the guys took the car to the track. Vossen filmed the Corvette having all that fun on the track and has put out a teaser video with the full release expected this Friday.
When I was younger, I dated a girl who took great pride in telling everyone she had a ‘Vette.
Then she would mumble under her breath that it actually was a “Che-vette.”
Wendy Griffith of Sugar Land, Texas can relate.
Our friend in Texas who originally provided us the video and photos has now requested that they be removed and we have done so. We apologize to our readers.
– Keith Cornett, CorvetteBlogger.com
SAVE THE STINGRAYS!
Last night we learned about a strange incident at the Texas State Fair where a participant at the Chevy Ride and Drive event crashed into two Corvette Stingrays with the back of 2014 Impala. We now have some more details from someone that was at the event and saw the crash first hand and told us that isn’t entirely accurate.
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We’re debuting a new tag tonight called “SAVE THE STINGRAYS”. We think it’s only proper given the fact that learned tonight about another two or three C7 Corvettes that were taken out in a case of Bow-tie on Bow-tie violence in Texas.
According to Jalopnik, things got interesting at the Chevy Ride and Drive event on Wednesday afternoon at the Texas State Fair after an unidentified driver in the 2014 Impala hit two or three 2014 Corvette Stingrays, damaging at least two of the C7s as well as the Impala.
Can’t wait for the Corvette Team to release the Nurburgring video with the 2014 Corvette Stingray. The Camaro Z/28 with the 7.0L LS7 505 hp V8 ran a fast 7:37.47, 4 seconds faster than the Camaro ZL1.
We all would love to have a brand new 2014 Corvette Stingray. If you don’t want to plunk down the $52,000 admission fee you’ve got another option. Toys R Us is giving a new Corvette Stingray. Even better, there’s also a chance to win a Power Wheels Corvette Stingray as well.
Earlier this month we provided the factory details about the recommended procedures for properly breaking in your 2014 Corvette Stingray. Those procedures are based on reaching 200, 500 and 1500 miles. As more and more Stingrays end up in customers hands, we found out that GM provides a visual clue on the tachometer in regards to the 500 mile break-in process.
I really like how the Corvette Stingray sounds on these dyno videos. Like this one from Late Model Racecraft after a Heads/Cam swap. With those upgrades, the car is pushing 470 rwhp. Headers coming next.
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