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New 2015 Corvette Stingray Z06 is Bloody Fast, Hits 60mph in 2.95 Seconds!


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Blink and you might miss it; that's how fast the new Corvette Z06 is with GM confirming a 0-60mph (96km/h) time of 2.95 seconds and a quarter-mile run in 10.95 seconds for the 8speed auto.

New Corvette Stingray's Valet Mode Could Be Illegal In Your State


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A feature in the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette is facing legal scrutiny not because of speed, but because of privacy concerns.

BMW i8 Drag Raced Against 2015 Corvette Stingray


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Did anyone ask if the BMW i8 could beat a 2015 Corvette Stingray in a straight-line duel? Probably not, but now that we mention it, right…

These Awesome Gifs Show How Great Cars Evolved – Or Just Got Enormous


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When a car has lasted for several generations over the span of 40, 50 or even 60 years, there are bound to be some big changes. But the changes these four popular cars have endured over time are dramatic when made in a GIF format.

2015 Corvette Hit With Two Recalls and Stop-Sale Notice


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The recall hits haven't quite stopped over at GM, and now they've even forced dealers to stop selling some examples of the Chevrolet Corvette.

Yep, Somebody Had to Dislike the C7 Corvette Stingray


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Practically all reviews of the new Corvette Stingray eventually ended up showering it with praise. Highlights of the model were always its new, smoother styling, the infusion of tech and the exceptional usability for the performance/price proposition it offered - it's a major leap over the C6 and a colossal one over the C5.

C&D’s Long-term Corvette Stingray Tester Blows Up Engine at 6,000 Miles


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Long-term tests are a great way for automotive journalists to find out what can go wrong with a vehicle and usually these tests uncover interesting facts.

The Sharknado of Corvette Stingray C7 Accessories [w/Video]


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So, um…yeah…if anyone wants to take a bite out of the new Corvette Stingray's design prowess, there's an aftermarket firm offering a "Shark Tooth Grille" upgrade.

GM to Restore 3 Cars Damaged by National Corvette Museum's Sinkhole


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Chevrolet and the National Corvette Museum will fix three of the Corvettes damaged in February's sinkhole incident, while five other cars will go unrestored as part of a new exhibit.

2015 Corvette with 8-Speed Auto Does 0-60 MPH in 3.7 Seconds, Averages 29 MPG Highway


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If you are a Corvette fan, you must know that GM has replaced the six-speed auto offered on the 2014 model with an eight-speed automatic for the 2015 MY.

GM Built 37,288 Corvettes for the 2014 MY, Best Result since the 2007 C6


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General Motors announced that it built 37,288 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray models during the 2014 model year, yet another a testimony of the latest Vette’s commercial success.

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Priced from $78,995


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GM has announced pricing for the range-topping 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, with the entry ticket for the most powerful and technologically advanced Corvette ever being set at $78,995. That’s the price for the coupe version, as the convertible starts from $83,995. Both prices include destination charges.

Next Corvette ZR1 Rumored to Have Engine Mounted Mid-Ship


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It’s been suggested that the next Corvette ZR1 could switch from a front-engined to a mid-engined configuration, according to inside sources quoted by MotorTrend.

2015 Corvette Gets an Electronic Nannie for Valets that Records Video and Stores Data [w/Video]


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Did you know that there's a National Parking Association (NPA) in the States? Well, now you do and we're guessing they’re not going to be thrilled with Chevy's new video stereotyping valets.

Porsche's Enduring 911 and its New Enemies; Which One Would You Have?


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It is a genuinely exciting time to be a sports car fan. On the low end, the Toyobaru offers rear wheel-drive handling with the coupe bodystyle enthusiasts have long sought from the Miata. On the high end, the 918 Spyder, P1, and LaFerrari are redefining notions of cool.

Germany's BMW M4 vs America's Chevrolet Corvette C7 [w/Poll]


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A few years back, people would have looked at you long and funny had you proposed a comparison between the previous BMW M3 coupe and the Chevy Corvette C6 as being a fair fight. You’d just know that the reviewers tasked with figuring out which is best would be pouring over the BMW and picking faults with the American car.

Man Reunites with His 1979 Corvette Stolen 33 Years Ago [w/Video]


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The man who found his Corvette 33 years after it was stolen from him was reunited with this car at General Motors’ world headquarters, just three miles from where the car disappeared more than three decades ago. George Talley, 71, last saw his Chevrolet Corvette when it was parked on Jefferson Avenue in Detroit in 1981.

Sinkhole Brought 60 Percent More Visitors to Corvette Museum, will be Preserved


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Ironically, the massive sinkhole that swallowed eight Corvettes at the National Corvette Museum has become the main attraction of the Bowling Green, Kentucky gallery. Officials were so impressed with the rise in visitors the museum saw after the event that they would like to preserve the sinkhole and even put one or two of the damaged cars inside the hole as a display for visitors.

Man Finds Stolen Corvette After 33 Years; GM Offers to Foot the Transportation Bill


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"Whaaat!" – those were the first words that came out of the mouth of George Talley after an AAA employee informed him via a phone call that his beloved 1979 Corvette C3 that was stolen in 1981 was found 33 years later in Mississippi.

Old C2 Corvette is the Antidote to Modern Cars’ Precision and Safety


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If you have only driven modern cars and not once tried your hand with something old, imprecise and without a synchromesh gearbox, then you know what you have to do next. Find yourself say a Chevy Corvette C2 from around 1965, get in and enjoy the experience – the older the better…