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[AUDIO] Corvette YouTuber ‘HorsePower Obsessed’ Featured This Week on the Corvette Today Podcast

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 1:58pm

Photo Credit: HorsePower Obsessed

If you watch any of the videos over the last few years from the army of Corvette owners who are creating content for their channels, most likely you came across the HorsePower Obsessed channel featuring Justin as your host. The channel shares videos featuring the latest news about the C8 Corvette while also making videos about the Corvettes Justin has owned including his current ride which is a Black 2019 ZR1.

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[PICS] Chevrolet Releases Official 2021 Corvette Info Including First Look at the New Silver Flare Exterior

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 12:32pm

As each day brings us closer to the July 30th and the opening of the order books for the 2021 Corvette, we are getting more and more official information from General Motors regarding changes for the upcoming model. Earlier this week Chevrolet shared a teaser video on its social media channels showing off the new racing stripe colors for the 2021 models and today we get our first look at the new Silver Flare exterior.

Continue reading [PICS] Chevrolet Releases Official 2021 Corvette Info Including First Look at the New Silver Flare Exterior at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

FCA Boss: ‘Corvette is Most Cross-Shopped Vehicle for SRT Muscle Cars’

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 6:02pm

Photo Credit: Dodge.com

Hot on the heels of the 8,950 HP 2021 SRT lineup reveal, the head of Fiat Chrysler Passenger Cars, Tim Kuniskis, spoke with the fine folks at Muscle Cars and Trucks about the Dodge brand and the current American performance ecosystem.

Kuniskis begins by observing that “The muscle car race is really down to five cars.” He continues by bringing up is the Corvette, whose faithful he hilariously dubs “the yellow team,” in a nod to the traditional colors of Corvette Racing, when he says that they (we) “will be mad at me that I consider the Corvette a muscle car, but when you look at online shopping behavior, the number one vehicle that our SRT Chargers and Challengers are Cross-Shopped with is Corvette.

Continue reading FCA Boss: ‘Corvette is Most Cross-Shopped Vehicle for SRT Muscle Cars’ at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

Corvettes on eBay: This 1962 Corvette Restomod Underwent a 10,000-Hour Restoration

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 5:42pm

Photo Credits: VanguardMotorSales.com

No pain, no gain, or so goes the old saying.

That’s certainly the case with this amazing 1962 restomod Corvette that reportedly took 10,000 hours of labor to complete into its mega award-winning condition.

The ’62, of course, marked the last year for the first generation of Corvette, but you’d be hard-pressed to get most folks to know this one is that model year with significant changes inside and out.

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[PICS] First Zeus Bronze 2020 Corvette Arrives at Kerbeck

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 5:12pm

Zeus Bronze, along with Rapid Blue and Accelerate Yellow are the three new colors added to the 2020 Corvette’s exterior color palette. Because these colors are new, they were slated to start production after the more popular colors like Torch Red, Black, and Arctic White. Now that that production has restarted following the COVID-19 shutdowns, some of the rarer 2020 colors are just now making it out to dealers where they will be delivered to their waiting customers.

Continue reading [PICS] First Zeus Bronze 2020 Corvette Arrives at Kerbeck at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

[VIDEO] Hennessey Unleashes a C7 HPE850 Corvette Z06 on their Test Track

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:18am

If you’re a C7 Corvette owner who’s looking for a bit more power out of your ride, Hennessey Performance has a package for you!

This Arctic White C7 Corvette Z06 received Hennessey’s HPE850 package which brings the power up from 650 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque to 850 bhp and 715 lb-ft of torque.

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[VIDEO] How It’s Made: The C8 Corvette’s Rear Curved Carbon Fiber Bumper Beam

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 11:07pm

Over the years, the Chevrolet Corvette has written, rewritten, and then wrote again the book of using advanced materials on a mass-produced sportscar.

Like the innovative “glass-mat thermoplastic composite” front bumpers of the 1984 Corvette, to the first mass-produced carbon fiber hood on the 2004 Z06 Commemorative Edition, Chevrolet’s use of composites and carbon fiber has produced many “firsts” in the automotive industry.

Continue reading [VIDEO] How It’s Made: The C8 Corvette’s Rear Curved Carbon Fiber Bumper Beam at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

[VIDEO] Chevrolet Teases New Stripe Colors for the 2021 Corvette

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 6:30pm

Back at the end of March, we learned through a leak about some of the upcoming changes for the Chevrolet Corvette that are in store for the 2021 model year. In addition to two new exterior colors, Red Mist Tintcoat and Silver Flare, the leak detailed several new full-length body stripes and stinger graphics for the mid-engine Corvette’s sophomore year.

Continue reading [VIDEO] Chevrolet Teases New Stripe Colors for the 2021 Corvette at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

Whoa! 15 Truckloads of New 2020 Corvettes Leaving the Corvette Assembly Plant Today

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 1:11pm

I’ve only posted the pending shipping manifests a couple times and each time a new Corvette owner reaches out to thank me for letting them know their Corvette is being shipped. We show these just to give you hope that your 2020 Corvette will soon be underway.

If you want more of these, visit our friends at the MidEngineCorvetteForum.com and follow the OP named “Charles Mc” who has been our source for these reports.

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[SPIED] 2020 Corvette Stingray HTC Found Parked on Public Streets

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 11:24am

Photo Credits: fastwheels / CorvetteForum

Here’s another sighting of the 2020 Corvette Stingray Hardtop Convertible that we believe is currently being driven by Corvette Product Manager Harlan Charles. Last week we came across a video of the Corvette Team member demonstrating the operation of the power convertible top at an automotive book and hobby store in Birmingham, MI.

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Corvettes on eBay: Highly Optioned 1956 Corvette with 225-HP Dual Quad V8

Sun, 07/05/2020 - 6:34pm

While the 1956 Corvette is considered to be a C1 or first-generation model, it still marked the first reskin of Chevy’s fiberglass sports car, with several mechanical improvements as well.

Though only 3,467 Corvettes left the St. Louis factory that year, that number represented a huge turnaround for Chevy, which had managed to sell just 700 Corvettes in 1955 and was close to pulling the plug.

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Corvette Racing at Daytona: 100th Win in IMSA as No.3 C8.R Takes the Checkered Flag

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 10:54pm

Photo Credits: Richard Prince for Corvette Racing

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 4, 2020) – Corvette Racing earned the first victory with the new Chevrolet Corvette C8.R, and the team won the 100th time in IMSA competition Saturday as Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor claimed the IMSA WeatherTech 240 at Daytona.

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Corvette Racing at Daytona: Pole Position in GTLM for Gavin, No. 4 Corvette

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 3:57pm

Photo Credits: Richard Prince for Corvette Racing

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 4, 2020) – Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin claimed pole position in GT Le Mans (GTLM) for tonight’s IMSA WeatherTech 240 sports car race at Daytona International Speedway.

Gavin scored the first pole position for the new mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette C8.R in just its second race – a lap of 1:42.251 (125.338 mph) in the No.

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QUICK SHIFTS: Car and Driver’s GOAT, Cruising Ohio, Syracuse Show, New Dodge’s Previewed, C8 Review, and More!

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 12:23pm

Happy 4th of July, Corvette Nation, and welcome to Quick Shifts where we will be honoring America and its only true sports car! Quick Shifts is a content feature here at CorvetteBlogger featuring links to Corvette and automotive-related stories of interest.

FIRST GEAR:

Fireworks are fine and all but we prefer to celebrate our great nation with tire smoke and roaring V8s so before letting the clutch out on the best story that the automotive ‘net had to offer this week, be sure to turn off traction control and plant your right foot in the name of freedom!

Continue reading QUICK SHIFTS: Car and Driver’s GOAT, Cruising Ohio, Syracuse Show, New Dodge’s Previewed, C8 Review, and More! at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

Saturday Morning Corvette Comic: Happy 4th of July!

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 11:03am

Happy Independence Day from your friends at CorvetteBlogger.com!

You can browse more of our Corvette comics here!

Source:
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[VIDEO] Corvette Racing at Daytona: C8.R Drivers Discuss the Return to Racing

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 4:32pm

Photo Credit: Richard Prince for Corvette Racing

After the longest layoff in team history, Corvette Racing returns to action on Saturday, July 4th at Daytona International Speedway for the ISMA WeatherTech 240 held on the “World Center of Racing’s” infield track.

Corvette Racing’s drivers recently participated in a video conference and the team has been releasing them one-by-one on Twitter.

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Save Up to 15 Percent This 4th of July with Top Flight Automotive

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 4:00pm

Our friends at Top Flight Automotive, the home of Corvette America, has a special offer for Corvette enthusiasts this 4th of July weekend. You can save between 10 to 15 percent on your orders and the more you spend, the more you save!

Some restrictions apply, see www.TopFlightAutomotive.com for details. Promotion ends on 7/9/2020.

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Corvette Auction Preview: Barrett-Jackson July 6th – 10th Online Auction

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 12:20pm

While the Coronavirus keeps large gatherings at bay, Barrett-Jackson hits the internet next week with their July online-only auction. The sale runs July 6th – 10th at Barrett-Jackson.com. While it’s not the usual pageantry we’re used to with Barrett-Jackson, it’s still a great opportunity to peep some fine automotive art and fantasize about what could be in your garage.

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Chevrolet Designers Used 3D Printing for Creating a C8 Corvette Prototype

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 11:34am

You can give a tip of the cap to 3D printing for helping make it easier for the C8 Corvette to roll down the assembly line in Bowling Green.

GM says it used the relatively new process to build 75 percent of a C8 Corvette prototype, allowing the automaker to make changes on the fly quickly to design parts and make sure they fit together properly.

Continue reading Chevrolet Designers Used 3D Printing for Creating a C8 Corvette Prototype at Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle.

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