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2001 Corvette Z06 Stolen from Minnesota Car Lot

by Mitch Talley on October 9, 2013

2001 Corvette Z06 Stolen from Minnesota Car Lot

Someone took off in the middle of the night over the weekend with a low-mileage 2001 Corvette Z06 that was being offered by a Minnesota used car dealer.

The silver Corvette, with just 30,248 miles, was up for sale for $20,995 at S&S Motors, 133 Zieske Road in Courtland, Minn., when video surveillance cameras show the car being driven out of the lot through a ditch at 3:07 a.m. Sunday. The thief or thieves then drove west on Highway 14.

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[ACCIDENT] Stolen C4 Corvette Goes Airborne and Hits a House in Miami

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a… Corvette?

That’s one way to describe a high-speed chase involving a stolen C4 Corvette that left the ground before slamming into the wall of a house in Miami, Fla., late Tuesday night.

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Stolen 1962 Corvette Back Home With Owner

by Mitch Talley on September 4, 2013

Stolen 1962 Corvette Back Home with Owner

Pat Monahan is no stranger to hard work, especially after restoring a 1962 red Corvette over the past 20 years.

That’s why it is no surprise that after his prized ’62 Corvette was stolen last month during the Monterey Peninsula’s Classic Car Week, Monahan decided to go to work the best way he knew and began plastering the Internet with information about the missing car.

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[STOLEN] 1962 Corvette Stolen In Pacific Grove, CA

by Mitch Talley on August 26, 2013

[STOLEN] 1962 Corvette Stolen In Pacific Grove, CA

A Camino, California resident is hoping that someone out there can help get his red 1962 Corvette back after it became the fourth classic Chevy stolen in Monterey during Car Week earlier this month.

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Thieves Steal a 2003 Yellow Corvette in Virginia

by Mitch Talley on July 26, 2013

Thieves Steal a 2003 Yellow Corvette in Virginia
File photo courtesy of CorvetteImages.com

There probably isn’t a much sicker feeling for a Corvette owner than the one a Hampton, Va., man suffered Monday night.

Larry Phlegar had celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Corvette by buying a collector’s edition 2003 model, a yellow coupe that he had driven just 9,723 miles over the past decade.

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1986 Indy 500 Pace Car Corvette Convertible Stolen After Ad Placed on Craigslist
File photo courtesy of Corvettes.nl

An Indiana Corvette owner has learned a hard lesson about the dangers of deals on the Internet.

Mike Stull decided to turn to Craigslist to find someone to replace the top on his yellow 1986 Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car convertible.

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Police Seeking Clues After Thieves Strip Parts from a 1971 Corvette
File photo courtesy of CorvetteImages.com

Police in Chatsworth, Ontario, Canada are searching for a thief who knows his round around an automobile restoration shop.

Instead of stealing the whole 1971 Corvette stored in a house garage on Grey Road 40 in Grey County, Ontario, a thief just picked and chose what he wanted from the car: some $10,000 worth of parts that included a head valve, carburetor, ignition system, water pump, transmission, and drive shaft.

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Corvette Thieves Stymied by 6-Speed Manual Transmission

by Mitch Talley on January 30, 2013

Corvette Thieves Stymied by 6-Speed Manual Transmission
File photo courtesy of CorvetteImages.com

Here’s another reason for automakers to keep manufacturing cars with manual transmissions: They can keep your pride and joy from being stolen.

At least when the would-be carjackers don’t even know how to drive a six-speed!

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[VIDEO] Stolen 1989 Corvette Stored for 23 Years Sold on eBay

Back in the fall of 1988, I bought a shiny new red 1989 Corvette coupe from a dealership in Calhoun, Ga.

It was my pride and joy for a couple of years before other priorities led to selling it with about 15,000 miles on the odometer.

Not surprisingly, it was literally a trip back in time when this story appeared recently in the LA Times about a 1989 red Corvette convertible that has just been found after being stolen from a new car lot in 1989 – and hidden ever since.

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Kansas Man Tackles Suspected Corvette Thief

by Mitch Talley on November 8, 2012

Kansas Man Tackles Suspected Corvette Thief

Who says people are afraid to get involved these days?

Even though he didn’t have a horse in the race, Michael Legg of Haysville, Kansas didn’t think twice about chasing a suspected car thief Monday.

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