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[VIDEO] YouTuber’s 2020 Corvette Stingray Catches Fire

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 6:16pm

Screenshot Credits: JMC Rides / YouTube

It’s the kind of action a YouTube vlogger lives for, but in this case, John at JMC Rides wasn’t particularly worried about getting subscribers to his channel right about then.

But thanks to his level-headed fellow vlogger on the scene – a blue Mustang owner named Kevin Yoo – John was still able to document a small fire this week under his 2020 Corvette that appropriately enough is coated with Torch Red paint.

Continue reading [VIDEO] YouTuber’s 2020 Corvette Stingray Catches Fire at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

General Motors Responds to Issue of the 2020 Corvette’s Frunk Opening While Driving

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 3:01pm

Video Screenshot: Jeremy Welborn

Last week we brought you the story of owners of the new 2020 Corvette Stingray having their frunk’s hood opening during driving and with two incident reports now filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Chevrolet appears to be taking the issue seriously. Today, we have an update with an official statement to share from a Chevrolet spokesperson.

Continue reading General Motors Responds to Issue of the 2020 Corvette’s Frunk Opening While Driving at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

[ACCIDENT] Speeding C6 Corvette May Be To Blame for a Seven Vehicle Crash in Florida

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 1:08pm

Photo Credit: Kristi Barbour / NorthEscambia.com

Here’s how NOT to drive your C6 Corvette in a nutshell.

That’s perhaps the biggest takeaway from the driver of this yellow Corvette coupe that may have been responsible for causing a seven-vehicle crash on Highway 29 at Muscogee Road in North Escambia County, Florida this weekend.

Continue reading [ACCIDENT] Speeding C6 Corvette May Be To Blame for a Seven Vehicle Crash in Florida at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

[VIDEO] Wards Auto Highlights the C8 Corvette’s LT2 Engine That Was Named a Top 10 for 2020

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 11:58am

Late last year the word came down that the new C8 Corvette’s LT2 V8 engine had earned a spot on Wards 10 Best Engines for 2020 list. Judges were blown away by the power and torque from the overhead valve engine, as well as the exhaust note “that was more ‘howl’ than the traditional rumble”.

Continue reading [VIDEO] Wards Auto Highlights the C8 Corvette’s LT2 Engine That Was Named a Top 10 for 2020 at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

Corvettes on Craigslist: Bloomington Gold Quality 1987 Corvette Has Only 2,450 Original Miles

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 11:24am

How would you like to buy a brand-new 1987 Corvette convertible?

Impossible, you say!

But not necessarily as a current Delaware CraigsList ad shows.

Thanks to the folks at Barn Finds and their reader Russel G, we found out about this ’87 roadster that has been driven just 2,450 miles over the past 33 years!

Continue reading Corvettes on Craigslist: Bloomington Gold Quality 1987 Corvette Has Only 2,450 Original Miles at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

[VIDEO] Twin-Turbo Track Attack C6 Corvette With Sequential Gearbox Puts 875 HP to the Ground

Sun, 07/12/2020 - 8:28pm

Video Screenshots: Hoonigan AutoFocus

Well, folks, we have a rare triple threat video to share with you today. It features a monster ‘Vette build with a cool story behind it as well as a very likable interviewee.

First, let’s talk about the video’s essentials:

Who: Monster Corvette owner, builder, and driver, Feras Qartoumy.

Continue reading [VIDEO] Twin-Turbo Track Attack C6 Corvette With Sequential Gearbox Puts 875 HP to the Ground at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for July 12th

Sun, 07/12/2020 - 12:11pm

Criswell Chevrolet’s Mike Furman delivers new Corvettes to his customers who come from all across the country to work with the nation’s top individual Corvette seller.

In this week’s dispatch, Mike is back doing what he does best…making Corvette Dream come true for these happy customers. Like a 2020 Corvette that can go 0-60 mph in 2.8 seconds, Mike went from 0 to 32 deliveries this week and the trucks are still are showing up with even more C8s every few days now.

Continue reading Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for July 12th at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

[VIDEO] It’s Corvette Day! IndyCar Racer Josef Newgarden Takes Delivery of His C8 Corvette

Sat, 07/11/2020 - 10:43pm

Back on July 1st we shared a video of IndyCar’s Josef Newgarden and his tour of the Corvette Assembly Plant which officially occurred all the way back in February. Many of you enjoyed that video, not only for the behind-the-scenes look inside the plant pre-coronavirus but also because of Josef’s sense of humor as he made is way around the plant and spoke with different employees.

Continue reading [VIDEO] It’s Corvette Day! IndyCar Racer Josef Newgarden Takes Delivery of His C8 Corvette at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

[VIDEO] Corvette Assembly Plant Running Ahead of Target Production Schedule

Sat, 07/11/2020 - 5:18pm

Photo Credits: Morgan Crosbie / YouTube

Our friend Morgan Crosbie who is a Chevy sales rep at Ontario’s Finch Chevrolet has a new video up on his Cars and Crosbie YouTube Channel today and while the main thrust is to offer a comparison of the 2020 Corvette 1LT vs his personal loaded 3LT Z51 Coupe.

Continue reading [VIDEO] Corvette Assembly Plant Running Ahead of Target Production Schedule at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

[RIDES] John and Annie’s 2020 Corvette Stingray

Sat, 07/11/2020 - 11:26am

Photo Credit: Standerfer Studios

Our friend John Elegant from the MidEngineCorvetteForum.com took delivery of his new 2020 Corvette several months ago, but between working to get his house sold and having a new one built, he has had very little time to enjoy the car. Also is the issue that it’s now stored 75 miles from where he is currently staying as the new house is being completed.

Continue reading [RIDES] John and Annie’s 2020 Corvette Stingray at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

Saturday Morning Corvette Comic: Rockets’ Red Glare

Sat, 07/11/2020 - 10:21am

Bob thought he scored a great parking spot to watch his town’s Fourth of July fireworks celebration. Unfortunately, his Corvette was a little too close to the action.

You can browse more of our Corvette comics here!

Source:
JerryKing.com

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[VIDEO] Comparison of the 2020 Corvette’s Two Different Exhaust Systems

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 9:17pm

Chevrolet’s 2020 Corvette is available with a number of performance upgrades, and for new Corvette buyers, it can be a challenge in deciding which of those options to add.

Case in point is the Corvette’s NPP dual-mode performance exhaust system. If you check the box for the Z51 performance package the NPP exhaust is added with the package.

Continue reading [VIDEO] Comparison of the 2020 Corvette’s Two Different Exhaust Systems at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

Market Adjustment: Texas Chevy Dealer Offering a 2020 Corvette for $37,970 Over Sticker

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 4:13pm

Photo Credit: Clay Cooley Chevy

So you just have to have a new mid-engine Corvette?

Well, if you’re willing to pay a steep “market adjustment” of nearly $40 grand, then Clay Cooley Chevy in Irving, Texas might be able to help you.

That dealership is currently offering a 2020 Corvette coupe for a whopping $119,995 – some $37,970 over the MSRP of $82,025.

Continue reading Market Adjustment: Texas Chevy Dealer Offering a 2020 Corvette for $37,970 Over Sticker at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

[POLL] Which New 2021 Corvette Option Excites You the Most?

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 1:47pm

This was an exciting week here at CorvetteBlogger. Monday we got word that 15 truckloads of C8’s were heading out to their new owners then a bit later Chevrolet dropped a hint at some new colors on the 2021 Corvettes. Then, Wednesday, we finally got our first look at the new colors and content coming for the C8’s 2nd year of production.

Continue reading [POLL] Which New 2021 Corvette Option Excites You the Most? at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

Corvettes for Sale: This 1964 Corvette Played a Role in Ford v Ferrari

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 12:55pm

It’s often said that drivers feel like movie stars when they’re in their Corvettes.

Here’s a case, however, where the Corvette itself was actually a movie star.

This 1964 Corvette coupe was featured prominently in the popular 2019 movie Ford v Ferrari, first in blue with Washburn Chevrolet/Bob Bondurant livery for the Willow Springs scenes, then repainted in red with a Roger Penske Chevrolet livery for the 24 Hours of Daytona scenes.

Continue reading Corvettes for Sale: This 1964 Corvette Played a Role in Ford v Ferrari at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

[VIDEO] The NHTSA Has Complaints of the 2020 Corvette’s Frunk Opening While Driving

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 2:29pm

The mid-engine 2020 Corvette was a clean sheet redesign and Chevy’s designers and engineers are doing many firsts on the car. It’s obviously the first time the long-running sportscar has had a “frunk”, or front trunk for storage as the engine is now behind the driver.

Comparing how the frunk opens to previous generations’ front hoods, all previous Corvette models featured the hood with hinges at the front of the car, while the C8’s frunk has its hinges close to the windshield to allow easier access to the storage area.

Continue reading [VIDEO] The NHTSA Has Complaints of the 2020 Corvette’s Frunk Opening While Driving at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

[VIDEO] 2020 Corvette Owner Shuts Down a Supra and Two Hellcats at the Drag Strip

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 12:01pm

Chalk off three more competitors for the new mid-engine Corvette, at least in this video just posted on YouTube by Zac over at Corvette Direct.

Since picking up his Sebring Orange 2020 Corvette coupe at the National Corvette Museum on March 16, Zac has been using his Stingray as his daily driver and at the time of this video on the Fourth of July, he was already closing in on 10,000 miles.

Continue reading [VIDEO] 2020 Corvette Owner Shuts Down a Supra and Two Hellcats at the Drag Strip at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

[PICS] But Wait! Here are More 2021 Corvette Options That Were Revealed Today

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 3:54pm

Earlier today Chevrolet put out a press release detailing the new options coming to the 2021 Corvette and we were very excited to see the first photo of the new Silver Flare Metallic that is one of two new colors being introduced. Little did we know that Chevrolet has also dropped additional photos elsewhere on the web including this photo of the 2nd new exterior, Red Mist Metallic Tintcoat!

Continue reading [PICS] But Wait! Here are More 2021 Corvette Options That Were Revealed Today at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

Corvettes for Sale: This 1990 Corvette ZR1 has Just 92 Miles on the Odometer

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 2:24pm

Photo Credit: MBP Motorcars

Most casual observers wouldn’t think this red-on-red 1990 Corvette was anything extra special.

But they’d be mighty wrong.

Because this Corvette not only marked the return of the ZR-1 after a 28-year absence, it also has the distinction of having been driven just 92 miles over the past 30 years!

Continue reading Corvettes for Sale: This 1990 Corvette ZR1 has Just 92 Miles on the Odometer at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

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