When Jack Brown was a New York Police Department detective, he once got into a scuffle with a suspect over a gun, falling backwards onto the ground and getting shot three inches from his chest.
“I said I was gonna reward myself when I retired,” Brown says in the debut episode of Riding Shotgun with Michelle Rodriguez, better known as Lefty Ortiz in the Fast & Furious movies. “I always wanted a Corvette.”
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GM released their corporate sales report for March 2016 on Friday morning. Corvette sales for March totaled 2,753 cars, a decrease of -27.3% over the same time in 2015 which saw Corvette sales at 3,785 units. For the Calendar Month to Date, GM has sold 6,370 Corvettes, a decrease over 2015’s total of 8,517 or -25.2%.
Corvette sales continue to rise following the dip in C7 sales in January where only 1,501 Corvettes were sold. In February 2016, those sales grew to 2,116 and now March’s total is 2,753. That’s a month to month increase of 637 cars or 30.1% from February to March.
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The driver of this Vortech YSi-blown C6 Corvette Z06 really dodged a bullet this time.
Dressed only in jeans, T-shirt, and helmet, the driver used his supercharged 1,000-horsepower engine to turn 180 miles per hour during the SlipStream ½ Mile Invitational held on March 25-26 at an abandoned Pennsylvania airstrip.
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UFC Star Jon Jones was pulled over in his white C7 Corvette Z06 last Thursday night by the police in Albuquerque, New Mexico and was issued five citations including drag racing, equipment modifications (loud exhaust), an issue with his license plate and failure to maintain a traffic lane.
The officer who issued the citation told Jones that he saw him racing a Cadillac from a red light. Jones told the officer he was being picked on for driving a Corvette.
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Earlier this month, Chevrolet introduced the new 2017 Camaro ZL1 that will be coming later this year. The new 6th generation ZL1 is powered by the Corvette Z06’s LT4 V8. In a move that will please Corvette Z06 owners, Chevy has backed the ZL1’s LT4 power rating down slightly to 640 hp and 640 lb-ft of torque in a move that keeps the Z06 as Chevrolet’s “Big Nasty” when it comes to horsepower.
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Mano e Mano. Corvette vs Corvette. Z06 vs ZR1.
Two Corvettes line up against each other at the 2016 WannaGoFast half mile at Ocala’s Jumbolair Airport runway and when the light goes green, we watch the upper echelon of C6 Corvette performance tee off against each other.
In the far lane, it’s the 505 horsepower Corvette Z06. Next to it in the right lane is the 638 horsepower Corvette ZR1. We have no idea of any mods on either car. This is how it goes down:
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If you follow our Sunday Corvette Delivery Dispatches from Criswell Chevrolet’s Mike Furman showing the delivery of new Corvette to his customers, you know how excited they are to receive their new cars. Last week one of those customers who picked up a new 2016 Corvette Z06 was none other than Mike himself.
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Are you a Sport fan? No, we’re not talking balls, bats, hoops or 9 irons. We are talking about our friends at Sport Chevrolet in Silver Spring, Maryland, a family run dealership serving the Washington DC area and all of Maryland for over 37 years!
If you are looking to buy a new 2016 Corvette Stingray or Z06, or perhaps you are looking forward to the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport, Sport Chevrolet has you covered with over 20 Corvettes in stock and many are discounted to get you out the door and on the road today.
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This 2015 black Corvette Z06 proves you don’t have to break the bank to earn the title of world’s fastest C7 Z06.
The video doesn’t provide many hard-core facts about the performance of the car, but it does let viewers know that the owner ran a 9.81-second quarter-mile at 141 mph.
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Each week, Criswell Chevrolet’s Mike Furman delivers new Corvette Stingrays and Z06s to his customers who come from all parts of the country to work with the nation’s top Corvette seller.
In this week’s delivery dispatch, Mike shares photos of a 2016 Laguna Blue Stingray going through the assembly line as well as Black/Black Z51 Stingray being picked up at the dealership. In both cases, those customers came to Criswell Chevrolet as their local dealers could never get the allocations for what they wanted. Mike also shows off pictures the #488 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition which is available – first come, first serve! Finally, many Corvette customers return to Mike to buy their non-Corvettes and we see several trucks, an Impala and a Red Chevy SS ready for their new owners.
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