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Corvette Auction Preview: Mecum Austin 2015


Mecum Auctions is back in the Lone Star State next weekend for their two-day sale in Austin. The auction kicks off next Friday at 10am local time and will wrap up Saturday evening.

Once again we turn to Marshall Fancher and the Corvette auction experts at VetteNVestments for a preview of Corvettes available at Mecum’s final auction of 2015.

Corvette Driver and Passenger Critically Injured in Chain Reaction Crash
Photo Credit: Brent Allen


Two passengers in a C6 Corvette were critically injured Wednesday in a domino-type accident on State Highway 105 at County Road 2077 in Cleveland, Texas.

The accident happened about 5 p.m. when a log truck yielded to a Liberty County EMS ambulance answering a call in the area but didn’t wait long enough for the emergency vehicle to clear before pulling back onto the roadway from the shoulder.

[ACCIDENT] Teenage C5 Corvette Driver Causes Three Car Crash in Texas
Photo Credit: gosanangelo.com


A silver C5 Corvette was one of three vehicles involved in a Texas crash that injured four people Thursday night in San Angelo.

Officer Joshua Younts of the San Angelo Police Department reported that a teenage male was headed north on Bryant Boulevard and attempted to turn left onto Knickerbocker Road. In the process, he hit a Hyundai headed southbound on Bryant, with the impact causing the Corvette to then strike a Ford Escape making a right turn onto Bryant from Knickerbocker.

A Texas Man and His Dog Die After Becoming Trapped in His 2007 Corvette
Photo Credit: KBMT


A 72-year-old man’s dream car turned out to be a nightmare this week.

James Rogers of Port Arthur, Texas and his dog Leia apparently died of heat exhaustion Monday afternoon when they became trapped inside his 2007 Corvette.

Justice of the Peace Marc Derouen pronounced Rogers dead and ordered an autopsy. Police do not suspect suicide or foul play.

[PICS] Only in Texas Will You Find A Corvette Z06 with a Gun Rack


Ah Texas. Where everything is done a bit bigger and bolder than anywhere else in our country also extends to how Corvette owners exercise their 2nd Amendment rights. Normally, gun racks and rifles are associated with pickup trucks but what do you do when your daily driver is C5 Corvette Z06? Simple. You take your firepower with you!

Man in Stolen Corvette Stingray Crashes into a Mustang in San Antonio
Photo Credit: Roberto Flores‎

The best news is that no one was injured Sunday when a man crashed a stolen red C7 convertible after leading police on a chase that reached speeds of 130 mph.

Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for the Corvette Stingray, which suffered major front end damage after catching fire following the crash.

The three-county crime spree actually started with the suspect behind the wheel of a truck in Kendall County, Texas, but authorities say the man ditched that vehicle and stole the Stingray at gunpoint and started a house fire.

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