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Winter AutoFest teams up with Corvette restorers to put America's sports car in the lead  The Ledger

LAKELAND - At first glance, the car was a heap when it was discovered in a junkyard in 1991, but underneath the age and entropy it carried with it a hidden ...

C7 Corvette Stock Piles Up As Chevy Dealers Anticipate The C8  Jalopnik

With a new Corvette generation on the horizon, it should come as no surprise that C7-generation models are not selling particularly well. According to GM's ...

Massive 232-Day Chevy Corvette Supply Equates To 9,000 Cars  Motor1.com

There's more than enough Corvettes to go around, apparently. According to CorvetteBlogger, Chevrolet dealers nationwide have 9,000 Corvettes available for ...

Here's New Video of the Midengine Corvette Running Around California  Jalopnik

The Midengine Corvette is already burdened with the curse of being an expensive American car. That means it will go on auction early in its production run, and ...

Letter: Reflections of Mr. Corvette  Monroe County Post

With my father, Bill Turner, the light of his life in the automobile business for 43 years, that everyone who knew him will feel the glow the rest of our lives.We knew ...

Chevrolet Building More Corvettes Than Dealers Can Sell  CarBuzz

We all know the C8 Corvette is on its way, despite some delays. Perhaps it'll debut this summer. Or not. Chevrolet remains tight-lipped on the subject. Meanwhile ...

Mid-Engine C8 Corvette Spied With Production Lights  GM Authority

New spy pictures show the mid-engine Corvette C8 wearing production lights front and back, giving us our first-ever look at the headlights and taillights.

MY CLASSIC CAR: Bobby Pope's '66 Corvette C5  Statesville Record & Landmark

Name: Bobby Pope. Age: 70. Location: Statesville. Car Year/Make/Model: 1966 Corvette C5. Car Nickname: N/A. R&L: When and how did you acquire the car?

Seven months worth of Chevy Corvettes are sitting unsold on dealer lots - Autoblog  Autoblog

The next-generation Chevy Corvette is coming. We don't know when and we don't know where the mid-engine C8 will finally make its debut, but we've been ...

73 mid-engine Corvette concept set for Amelia; Daytona shows off colorful Grand Sports  The Florida Times-Union

A mid-engine Corvette will be part of the 2019 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance March 10.No, not the long-anticipated and teased 2020 Chevrolet C8 ...

Genuine Barris Custom 1958 Corvette Up For Sale  MSN Autos

This wild looking first-generation Chevy Corvette looks suspiciously similar to another famous custom.

C7 Corvette Inventory Swells To 232-Day Supply In January  GM Authority

Inventory of the Chevrolet C7 Corvette has swelled in the past few months to 9000 cars available, likely as owners await the mid-engine C8 Corvette.

At $4,500, Would You Let This 1968 Chevy Corvette Roller Roll Into Your Life?  Jalopnik

Do you remember Murilee Martin's Project Car Hells? Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Corvette roller could have been stripped straight from their pages.

This 1055 HP C7 Corvette Z06 Hooks Up Surprisingly Well: Video  GM Authority

This C7 Corvette Z06 modified by Redline Motorsports makes an incredible 1055 hp at the wheels from its heavily modified 6.2-liter supercharged LT4 V8 ...

2007 Corvette Z06 Ron Fellows Edition Is Signed By The Man Himself  GM Authority

A 2007 Corvette Z06 Ron Fellows Edition has come up for sale online , representing a rare chance to own a Corvette signed by the Canadian road racer himself.

Chevy Corvette Shows Active Flaps In New Patent Filing  Motor1.com

General Motors has filed a patent application for a new take on active aero technology that shifts the movable elements to a vertical orientation along the sides of ...

These Special-Edition Chevrolet Corvettes Have the C7.R Racing Team's Blessing  Car and Driver

Chevrolet is trading on the Corvette's racing connection with four new special-edition cars-and it's no coincidence that they're being revealed the same ...

Corvette Explodes On Dyno, Becomes Coolest Flamethrower Ever  Motor1.com

We see our fair share of catastrophic vehicle failures through the Motor1.com news desk. However, it's not often we see a car turn into a freaking flamethrower.

Chevrolet Celebrates Racing History With 2019 Corvette Drivers Series | News  Cars.com

Chevrolet celebrates its racing history with special appearance editions of the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette that were designed by and named for Corvette Racing ...

Local Corvette club celebrating 25 years  The Wilson Times

Thank you for being one of our most loyal readers. Please consider supporting community journalism by subscribing. Holding awards, from left, are Fletcher ...

This 1055-HP Corvette Z06 Drag Car Sounds Delightful  RoadandTrack.com

The Chevy Corvette Z06 sounds fantastic from the factory, but like most cars, a bit of aftermarket magic does wonders. It's now making over 1000 horsepower to ...

Mid-Engined Chevy Corvette Startup Animation Leaks Online  Motor1.com

The folks at GM-Trucks.com have somehow managed to obtain the startup animation for the mid-engined 2020 Chevrolet Corvette. The site doesn't specifically ...

Pod Rods: A special Miata - sold out; Corvette at Amelia - not that one; and a racers version of a new Vette  The Florida Times-Union

Pod Rods focuses on some Miata news, a new edition of a car almost no one can afford, and a whole bunch of stuff about the upcoming Amelia Island Concours.

Chevrolet Is Already Wrapping Up the C7 Corvette in Europe with a Final Edition  Car and Driver

This Final Edition model for the C7 Chevrolet Corvette means that the mid-engined C8 model can't be too far off.

Mid-Engined Corvette Render Video Offers Cool Size Comparison  Motor1.com

This brief animation from FVS at MidEngineCorvetteForum shows a side-on comparison of the current C7 Chevy Corvette transforming into the new C8 model.

This Is A Real 13B Rotary Swapped C5 Corvette Z06: Video  GM Authority

Watch as a YouTuber has pulls the GM LS6 V8 engine out of his C5 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 and drops a two-rotor 13B Mazda rotary engine in its place.

What Could Go Wrong? 1,300 HP Corvette With Stock Intake Manifold Hits The Dyno: Video  GM Authority

Complete Street Performance (CSP) was recently trying to squeeze more power out of a 1300 hp C6 Chevrolet Corvette when the intake manifold failed.

'57 Corvette stored in Estill County for decades found to be rare 'Airbox'  Citizen Voice & Times

Photos above and below by Lisa Bicknell. Photo below left submitted. By LISA BICKNELL. CV&T News Editor. Last April, Estill Countian Earl Dale Flynn entered ...

Mid-Engined Corvette Fan Rendering Shows Upscale Interior [UPDATE]  Motor1.com

A new rendering from Chazcron at MidEngineCorvetteForum depicts how the mid-engined supercar might look on the inside, from a perspective outside the car.

The Two-Rotor, Wankel-Powered Mid-Engine Chevrolet Corvette that Never Was  Automobile

Though a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette is now headed for production, the idea of a Corvette with such an exotic engine location is nothing new. Several such ...

After 40-Plus Years, 1964 Chevrolet Corvette Sees the Light of Day  Super Chevy Network

1964 Chevrolet Corvette convertible parked for 40-plus years now out in the open.

Mysterious Mid-Engined Corvette Historic Reunion at 2019 Amelia Island Concours Teases C8 Debut  The Drive

A coincidentally timed gathering of historic mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette prototypes has led to rumors that General Motors will reveal the next generation of ...

Going To Amelia Concours d'Elegance? You Can See A Unique Mid-Engine Corvette  WJCT NEWS

The Amelia Concours has become renowned as one of the nation's top automotive events and is widely considered to be among the top three Concours in the ...

Chevrolet Mid-Engine Corvette Caught on Our Car of the Year Test Loop  Motor Trend

The mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette has been spotted dozens of times over the past two years, but it's almost always caught testing near GM's Milford Proving ...

10 things you need to know about the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1  Motor Authority

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is a weapon. It was named Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2019 after it vaporized the competition. It's an all-American ...

Mid-Engine 2020 Corvette C8 Looks Good From All Angles In New Renders  Carscoops

The cat is out of the bag and the long-awaited Chevrolet C8 Corvette is set to premiere sometime this year. As we eagerly await the launch of the car, we've ...

Owning a Nissan Versa Sucks When My Wife Has a Corvette! What Car Should I Buy?  Jalopnik

Steven cruises around in a humble Nissan Versa while his better half rocks a Corvette Stingray. He likes the fuel economy and low maintenance, but it can be a ...

A spin in a Corvette left one man dead, and now a family friend is headed to prison  Omaha World-Herald

Todd Dovel let his friend drive his prized possession at a Memorial Day gathering, not knowing Kou Yang was drunk. On Tuesday, Yang was sentenced to 10 to ...

This BMW 5-Series E39 With Corvette Rear Implants Is Real  Carscoops

BMW's fourth-generation E39 5-Series is one of the Bavarian firm's most critically acclaimed models in terms of design - at least in recent years. In fact, many still ...

Corvette Driver Backs Into Neighbor Leaf Blowing His Property  GM Authority

A Chevrolet Corvette driver ran into a man who was leaf blowing his property in an odd Florida altercation between two neighbors.

This is the Corvette C7 Final Edition. Sob  Top Gear

As the C7 'Vette gets ready to bow out, here's its racy European send-off. Stephen Dobie. 31 Jan 2019. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Mailto · Copy ...

Split-Window 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Heads To Auction  GM Authority

There's a certain appreciation in the Corvette community for the 1963 split-window. That car ushered in the second-generation Corvette, which is often regarded ...

Rapper Lil Baby arrested, accused of reckless driving in a Corvette  KOMO News

ATLANTA (AP) - Rapper Lil Baby was arrested in Atlanta after he recklessly passed other cars at high speed in an orange Corvette and tried to flee a state ...

How ALMS Team Corvette Racing Used A Napkin To Fuel A Championship  The Art of Gears

The 2004 season marked the last year Corvette Racing would race the C5-R Corvette before retiring it in favor of the new C6-R.

Tandy: Porsche GTLM pole a result of tow from Corvettes  Motorsport.com

Nick Tandy says the record lap that earned him GT Le Mans pole for this weekend's Rolex 24 at Daytona was the result of his Porsche 911 RSR towing behind ...

Corvette plunges 150 feet down mountain after driving off Arizona cliff, rescuers say  Sacramento Bee

A Utah man is in critical condition after a Corvette fell 150 feet down a mountain off Interstate 15 near the border of Arizona, Utah and Nevada. Rescuers used a ...

NCM Offers 360 Degree Virtual Tour Of Corvette Swallowing Sinkhole  Corvette Online

The National Corvette Museum has just opened an online, virtual tour of the Corvette-swallowing sinkhole on their website.

Listen to the Hennessey's Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport roar on the dyno  DriveMag

In case you weren't yet aware, Hennessey can also fit its HPE1000 package on the 2018 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport. And the result is this. With the ...

Corvette Goes Up in Flames at Ft. Lauderdale Car Dealership  NBC 6 South Florida

Cameras were rolling in Ft. Lauderdale Sunday as a Corvette went up in flames at a car dealership.

Classic Camaro And Corvette Battle At One Of America's Best Tracks: Video  GM Authority

This video shows a classic Chevrolet Camaro and Corvette having a hard yet respectful battle on the 2.54-mile Road Atlanta road course in Braselton, Georgia.

Gavin: Corvette was victim of Daytona rain "lottery"  Motorsport.com, Edition: Global

Oliver Gavin says the disasters that befell Corvette Racing in the Rolex 24 at Daytona were largely a result of bad luck in the torrential rain, and that the ...

Driver seriously injured after Corvette launches down 100-foot ravine in Gorge  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

ST. GEORGE - A 70-year-old Washington City man was seriously injured after his vehicle rolled into a deep ravine off Interstate 15 in the Virgin River Gorge ...

Amazing Mid-Engined Corvette Targa Rendering Drops Our Jaw  Motor1.com

It's been a while since we heard anything new on the upcoming mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette. That hasn't stopped our friends over at ...

Constanta Shipyard gives up trial on tender for corvette purchasing  ACTmedia

Constanta Shipyard made a request with Constanta Court of Appeal for the cancellation of the document based on which the tender for corvettes was organized.

Keys to staying up for the Rolex 24 Hour from Chevrolet Corvette Racing's Jan Magnussen, Tommy Milner  autoweek.com

Many Rolex 24 Hour at Daytona fans -- especially those making their first trek to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship test -- challenge themselves to ...

Grudge Match: Bowman set for Corvette race vs. Hendrick  Associated Press

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The most anticipated race for Hendrick Motorsports this season is still on the table: team owner Rick Hendrick vs. 2018 Daytona ...

Simeone car museum salutes British cars with shows indoors and outside  The ClassicCars.com Journal

Through March 3, 16 Bentley automobiles, ranging from a 1924 3/8 Litre to a 2018 Flying Spur V8 S, are featured in the Simeone Foundation Automotive ...

Superbike vs. Supercar: Yamaha R1M vs. AMG GT R vs. Corvette Z06 vs. Miata  Motor Trend

If there's one major difference between motorcycles and cars-aside from the weather protection-it might be the mystique that swirls around actually piloting a ...

Corvette confirms Sebring WEC entry  Racer

Corvette Racing will pull double duty at Sebring, bringing one C7.R to the GTE Pro class in Chevrolet's home round at the FIA WEC 1000 Miles of Sebring.

Earth Swallowed 8 Corvettes Five Years Ago This Week  CarBuzz

At 5:39 a.m. on February 12, 2014 at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, Mother Nature struck in a very unkind way. A 40-foot sinkhole ...

Classic Recollections: Mitsuoka Rock Star inspired by Corvette Sting Ray  Chicago Daily Herald

Cruising in a Corvette can make anyone feel like a rock star. This is why, I suppose, Japanese coachbuilder Mitsuoka is calling its latest creation just that.

Mitsuoka's Glorious Miata-Vette Mashup Is Sold Out  Jalopnik

If you were hoping to buy something with C2-generation Corvette good looks tacked on to an incredible modern sports car chassis with Japanese reliability and ...

Hennessey 1000-HP Supercharged Corvette Sound - Grand Sport With Supercharger Upgrade  RoadandTrack.com

If you're a fan of Hennessey Performance, you'll know what kinds of builds they're into: Big power from forced-induction V8s. The company's latest creation, ...

'VETTE C8' license plate on eBay from forward-thinking California entrepreneur - Autoblog  Autoblog

As expectations and hype build up to the release of the next-gen mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette C8, a man is selling a VETTE C8 legacy license plate in Cali.

Middle TN man arrested following Corvette pursuit in Smyth County, Va.  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

A Tennessee man is facing a slew of charges following a high-speed chase in Southwest Virginia.

Should racing drivers be allowed to design their own Corvettes?  Top Gear

The '2019 Corvette Drivers Series' has TG.com questioning racing driver tastes. Ollie Kew. 28 Jan 2019. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Mailto · Copy ...

National Corvette Museum commemorates sinkhole anniversary - ABC 36 News  WTVQ

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WTVQ) - Five years ago, on February 12, 2014, car enthusiasts world-wide tuned in to a story that would simultaneously captivate them ...

Corvette museum offers virtual tours of the sink hole cave  The ClassicCars.com Journal

For the 5-year anniversary of the sink hole beneath its Skydome, the National Corvette Museum has worked with LifeLike Imageworks to launch a 360-degree ...

National Corvette Museum to celebrate fifth anniversary of the Sinkhole  WBKO

February 12, will mark five years since the earth opened up and swallowed eight classic Corvettes, at the National Corvette Museum.

Hot Summer Nites--and the Corvettes--moving to the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds July 17  KELO AM-FM

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) -- With all the recent cold and snow, it's tough to even imagine a Hot Summer Nite. But the long-time event is on the calendar ...

Baton Rouge Corvette Club members cruise for a cause  The Advocate

Members of the Baton Rouge Corvette Club will be displaying their cars during a number of events this spring, leading up to the club's 21st annual St. Jude ...

READER'S RIDE: 2000 Corvette  Bristol Herald Courier

John Hogan of Piney Flats, Tennessee, submitted this photo of his 2000 Corvette.

The Corvettes rev up for doo-wop shows in Old Saybrook, Hartford  CTPost

The Corvettes Doo Wop Revue doesn't just spread joy with its songs from more than a half-century ago. Like Sha Na Na, the group is dedicated to preserving ...

HENSOLDT to procure naval radars for German corvettes  Navy Recognition

HENSOLDT is to equip the second batch of the German Navy's K130 corvettes with its TRS-4D Rotator naval radar and its MSSR 2000 ID friend-or-foe ...

WATCH: Revisiting the National Corvette Museum on fifth anniversary of sinkhole  WBKO

Tuesday marks five years since a massive sinkhole swallowed eight Corvettes from the Skydome at the National Corvette Museum.

The Least Popular Car in America Is Secretly One of the Best  Gear Patrol

The Fiat 124 Spider earns the "Least Popular Car" award, which is a damn shame because it's one of the best cars currently on the road.

Consumer Report drops Tesla Model 3 recommendation due to reliability issues  Fox News

Consumer Reports is no longer recommending the Tesla Model 3 after receiving a large number of complaints from its members about the electric sedan's ...

Corvette museum purchases land for possible expansion | News  Bowling Green Daily News

A Christmas lights display isn't the only addition that could be in the works for the National Corvette Museum and the adjoining NCM Motorsports Park.

2020 Chevy Corvette Model Codes May Offer New Clues  Motor1.com

An online leak reveals two new Corvette model designations for the 2020 model year. They could indicate something cool on the way.

Corvettes at McKee Botanical Garden's Motor Car Exhibition in Vero Beach  TCPalm

McKee Botanical Garden's 10th annual Motor Car Exhibition featuring Corvettes was held Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Vero Beach.

Chevy now sells 4 different Corvettes, and we've driven them all - here's how they compare  Business Insider

Chevrolet now produces four different versions of the seventh-generation Corvette, as well as hardtop, targa, and convertible options.

The 10 least popular cars in America  The Detroit News

One of the more traumatic moments every child faces in school is being chosen last for a team in gym class. It's similar with automobiles. For every F-150, Camry ...

Mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette stalled, insider says  Fox News

It sounds like you'll have to wait a little longer to see the long-awaited mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette. After the Bowtie Brand confirmed it would not be unveiling ...

Chevy Corvette Prices Are Rising Up To $2,500 This Year  Motor1.com

The automotive world is eagerly waiting to see the new mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette, but that won't happen during the Detroit Auto Show early next year.

Chevy To Unveil Special Edition Corvette On January 25  Motor1.com

Chevrolet will unveil a special edition Corvette at the Rolex 24 at Daytona on Friday, January 25, at 11:30 AM Eastern. The info comes from the race's itinerary ...

Mid-Engined Corvette 'Insider' Claims To Have Full C8 Story  Motor1.com

CorvetteForum.com has a new user named unlimitedPower, who claims to have a fantastic story about the future of the mid-engined C8 Corvette.

Curing Kids Cancer Through Camaros, Corvettes and More  KDLT News

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Fighting cancer is nowhere near an easy task, so a group of car enthusiasts is revving up support to help ease the burden.

2019 Chevrolet Corvette Prices Leap, See up to $2,500 Hike  The Drive

Chevrolet is making the call to raise prices on the 2019 Corvette, ranging from a $405 to $2,500 increase, depending on the model. Documents from Kerbeck ...

Five Very Important Questions About the 2019 Corvette ZR1  Popular Mechanics

We answer five important questions about the fastest Chevy ever.

Schwartz Performance Talks G-Machine Chassis Tech  Corvette Online

The byproduct of years of racing and performance driving, the G-Machine Chassis from Schwartz Performance is for the serious enthusiast.

From C1 To C7: Discover How The Chevy Corvette Has Evolved  Motor1.com

From its inception back in 1953 to the current-gen introduced in 2014, the history of the Chevrolet Corvette is an interesting one. Here's a quick recap.

Corvette Sales Are Down and Prices Are Going Up  Jalopnik

If you happen to be in the market for a brand new Chevrolet Corvette this holiday season, grab one now because the 2019 models are about to get a price bump.

Christmas Lights Project approved for Motorsports Park; Corvette Museum purchases more acres  WBKO

Next Christmas will be a bright one for the National Corvette Museum. The motorsports park will have a Christmas Light Display next holiday season.

2020 Chevy Corvette C8 VIN talk: What do the new codes mean?  autoweek.com

If you're not on the Midengine Corvette Forum right now, you're missing out on some hot VIN talk about the upcoming C8 Corvette. It starts with friend of the ...

The Corvette Expert's Corvette  The Wall Street Journal

Ed Welburn, retired head of global design for General Motors, prizes this 1957 model bought from baseball's Reggie Jackson and designed by the iconic Harley ...

This '67 Corvette Has Never Had a Passenger  Bloomberg

Which might take it over the $1 million mark at auction. Just don't even think about driving it.

Hot Summer Nites moving out of downtown Sioux Falls  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

A popular, growing event in increasingly vibrant downtown Sioux Falls meant something had to give.

2019 Corvette Grand Sport review: performance, specs, price, release date, ratings - Roadshow  CNET

The Good The Grand Sport has street-friendly power, track-friendly handling and some decent tech for a sports car. The Bad The bargain disappears once you ...

2019 Corvette ZR1: The Last, and Best, of Its Kind  The Wall Street Journal

Chevy's Corvette is being redesigned next year with a mid-engine configuration to keep up with its competition. That's a pity, says Dan Neil. because this year's ...

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