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Business Teacher by day and Car Enthusiast by… all the time, Alex Sommers writes for CorvetteBlogger to share his passion while chasing his dream of becoming a full-fledged automotive journalist.
QUICK SHIFTS: C8 vs 911 vs GT500, Daily Driver C8, BMW M3, Tesla Goes Plaid, C4 vs Nissan 300ZX, and More!

QUICK SHIFTS: C8 vs 911 vs GT500, Daily Driver C8, BMW M3, Tesla Goes Plaid, C4 vs Nissan 300ZX, and More!

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Quick Shifts is our weekly round-up of Corvette and automotive-related news and features from around the internet. This week's links include a C8 vs. 911 and a GT500 comparison test, daily driving a C8, the new M3, the Model S going Plaid, the C4 taking on the 300ZX Turbo, and more!
Is the C8 Corvette Going to 'Bogart' the Excellent LT2 V8?

Is the C8 Corvette Going to ‘Bogart’ the Excellent LT2 V8?

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As GM continues to make improvements to their small block V8s, will we ever see the mid-engine Corvette's LT2 be offered in other Chevrolet vehicles?
QUICK SHIFTS: Corvette Racing at Le Mans, C8 Reviews, New Nissan Z-Car, Super Comparo, Edmunds C8, and More!

QUICK SHIFTS: Corvette Racing at Le Mans, C8 Reviews, New Nissan Z-Car, Super Comparo, Edmunds C8, and More!

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Quick Shifts is a content feature here at CorvetteBlogger featuring links to Corvette and automotive-related stories of interest. The content that we have hand-selected for you this week includes Corvette Racing history, Fox C8 review, new sports cars from Maserati and Nissan, a "super" comparison test, Edmunds buys a C8, and more!
Ford Nearly Greenlit a Mid-Engine Corvette Fighter in the 80s

Ford Nearly Greenlit a Mid-Engine Corvette Fighter in the 80s

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In the mid-1980s, the blue oval nearly jumped back into the American sportscar market with the Italian designed mid-engine Ford Maya.
The Time GM Almost Offered a 454-Powered C4 Corvette

The Time GM Almost Offered a 454-Powered C4 Corvette

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During the 1980s, several concept cars were built to explore larger engines in the C4 Corvette including a 454-powered 1989 Corvette ZR-2.
QUICK SHIFTS: Base C8 Review, C8 Luggage Test, C3 Love, EV News, Continuations, Corvette's First Rivalry

QUICK SHIFTS: Base C8 Review, C8 Luggage Test, C3 Love, EV News, Continuations, Corvette’s First Rivalry

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Quick Shifts is our weekly roundup of Corvette and automotive-related news from around the internet.
QUICK SHIFTS: C8 vs Porsche Cayman, Spending $80K, MB Revealed, C8.R in iRacing, Autoblog Review, and More!

QUICK SHIFTS: C8 vs Porsche Cayman, Spending $80K, MB Revealed, C8.R in iRacing, Autoblog Review, and More!

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Our weekly Quick Shifts is a round-up of Corvette and Automotive-Related news from around the web presented in this quick-shifting format.
Quick Shifts Appendix: Automobile's Million Dollar Challenge

Quick Shifts Appendix: Automobile’s Million Dollar Challenge

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CorvetteBlogger's Alex Sommers is playing Automobile's Million Dollar Challenge as he shares the vehicles he would buy with $1,000,000.
QUICK SHIFTS: C8 Corvette Z06 Rumors, Ram Hellcat Pickup, Blackwing Steering Wheel, a Flyin' Miata, and More!

QUICK SHIFTS: C8 Corvette Z06 Rumors, Ram Hellcat Pickup, Blackwing Steering Wheel, a Flyin’ Miata, and More!

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Each week we provide a round-up of Corvette and other automotive-related news stories from around the web and present them as Quick Shifts.
When You Have a Case of Corvette Fever, the Waiting is the Hardest Part...

When You Have a Case of Corvette Fever, the Waiting is the Hardest Part…

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CorvetteBlogger contributor Alex Sommers has finally decided to buy a pre-owned C6 Corvette Z06, but finding the right one is a challenge.