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Professor S's, of Bull In Captivity, Financial Wisdom observes that

'There are two types of people and cars at car shows. Those with well maintained, fast, depreciating new cars and those with well maintained, fast, appreciating old cars. Both cars are nice to look at, both have literal curb appeal, and both groups are fast, but the financials are vastly different.'

For example: The Cost of ...
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On September 21st, Leader dogs for the Blind will be hosting the "Double Dog Dare" event where participants will rappel fifteen stories down the Oakland Town Center Building at 28 N. Saginaw St. in downtown Pontiac. Participants must collect $1,000 in donations to be able to perform this feat of madness. All the money donated goes directly to Leader Dogs for the Blind.

Randy Haas from GMC Corv...
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Diane Klakulak publishes a monthly publication called Michigan Monthly that lists all the events going on in Detroit and the surrounding communities. It lists sports events, car shows, concerts, fundraisers, art fairs, and many other events. If there is something going on, it is on the list.

Click Here to download and see all the events for the month of September.


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Corvette Fest, the Day in pictures. The GMC Corvette Set hosts this Annual Corvette Show with the support of Canterbury Village and Wally Edgar Chevrolet. The GMC Corvette Set donates all the proceeds from Corvette Fest to Leader Dogs for the Blind.

The pictures trace the the day from venue setup, the first arrivals stacked in the drive waiting for the gates to open, the Club Members on the gro...
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It's GMC Corvette Set supporting Leader Dogs for the Blind day at Granite City on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019 from 11am - 11pm. When the server at Granite City is presented with the Leader Dogs coupon (found by clicking the link below), 20% of your total tab will be donated to Leader Dogs for the Blind. This will also apply to "To-Go" orders.

Make copies of the coupons and invite your friends to att...
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From USA Today

With the C8 officially unveiled, now is the perfect time to take a look back on past generations of America's favorite sports car. Check out these shots at USA Today.

Click Here to see great photos of some iconic Corvettes.
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By Patrick Carone in Entrepreneur

When it came time for Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter to convince General Motors execs that the eighth generation of the iconic sports car needed a mid-engine configuration, he had his work cut out for him. After all, since the first Vette rolled off the line back in 1953, the engine has been up front. One bigwig, however, didn’t need to be swayed. “...
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By Brian Havins in Corvette-On-Line

Unless you have been on vacation in a third-world country for months, it would be almost impossible not to know about Chevrolet unveiling the new 2020 C8 Corvette Stingray. The new Corvette has been plastered on social media platforms everywhere, and has the attention of the masses. Chevrolet states that the Stingray will house an LT2 6.2-liter engine crankin...
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By Keith Cornett in Corvetteblogger.com

As the C8 Corvettes are visiting different Chevy dealers on both coasts, we are getting feedback from some Corvette enthusiasts of the larger persuasion who are reporting that the new Corvette finally allows them to sit comfortably behind the wheel.


We just watched this video from Matt of LethalGarage and we are told he is a popular Camaro enthusiast...
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On July 19, 2019, fourteen members of the GMC Corvette Set Corvette Club and their spouses traveled to Kalamazoo, MI for a weekend of fun. Friday and Saturday were packed with events for the members with most members heading for home on Sunday.

The trip started on Friday with a tour of the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners. There were many steps recorded on our Fitbits as we viewed the many...
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Motor Authority Kirk Bell July 23, 2019

Corvette fans still holding out hope for a manual transmission in the C8 generation of the Chevrolet Corvette, abandon hope. Not only does the Corvette’s chief engineer and vehicle line director say the Corvette won’t get a manual, but building manual transmissions is a dying industry.

When I asked Corvette lead engineer Tadge Juechter at the revea...
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This Issue of UPDATE points the Fund Raising Spotlight on the GMC Corvette Set [see page 14].

So how do a bunch of Corvette lovers become so involved with Leader Dogs for the Blind? Through the Lions clubs of course! More specifically, through Erich Senft, a member of the Armada Lions Club of Michigan.In 1976 a group of GMC engineers who shared a love of the Corvette started a club to celebrate their passio...
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We go inside GM's proving grounds to find out how GM built a fake pickup truck and learned to reinvent its iconic sports car.

Ezra Dyer of Popular Mechanics Jul 19, 2019

About four and a half years ago, I drove the then-new Corvette Z06 at a track in Nevada. With 650 horsepower, the Z06’s rear tires struggled to cope with a firestorm of torque dispatched by the massive V8 sitting out ahead...
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Corvette pictures from the 2019 Corvette Fest

To view Robert Jason's Corvette Fest Corvette Pictures click here You can 'click on' any picture to open the picture in full screen mode. Use the > forward or < backward symbols to scroll through the pictures.



To see the pictures from the 2019 Corvette Awards Ceremony

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By Jonathan Lopez in GM Authority

After decades of prototypes, speculation and hype, it’s finally happening: the Chevrolet Corvette is going mid-engined. Set for a debut this summer on July 18th, the up-and-coming 2020 Corvette C8 is poised to storm onto the sports car scene with an all-new platform that breaks from seven generations of tradition, marking a pivotal moment for the nameplate. A...
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In Autoweek

Corvette Racing's hopes for a magical victory in its 20th straight appearance at the 24 Hours of Le Mans didn’t come to pass, but the effort of the program was never stronger than what the team displayed Saturday and Sunday in the world’s biggest endurance race.

The No. 63 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R of Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller finished...
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By Clayton Seams in Driving

We knew there would be angry comments. How could there not be? We – and by that I mean me, myself and I – ranked all seven generations of America’s sports car from best to least-best, because everyone knows the Chevrolet Corvette is always the best.

There were always going to be some angry people. But we failed to realize the sheer volume of people upset by ...
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Several of the Club Members were at Fox News Morning Show to talk about our Club's work for Leader Dog and Corvette Fest.

To see the Corvette Fest Team in action, the video interview click here

We would like to thank the Fox 2 Morning Show for creating this outstanding video and story regarding our show, Corvette Fest.

We would further like to thank Jason Brown of Motor City Pubic Relati...
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The 2019 Corvette Fest Silent auction was a resounding success. Thanks to the generosity of the bidders and the donors we raised over $5,000.00 for Leader Dogs.


Donated items help us add fun and excitement to the Corvette Fest; we use some donated items as door prizes for the Show participants while the others, we sell at the Silent Auction.

Personnel from Leader Dogs for the Blind collec...
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Andy Bolig May 13, 2019

The insurance and valuation guys over at Hagerty recently put together a list of Five Of The Best Corvettes For Under $20,000. Their list is full of Corvettes, so it’s obviously a good list. And, the folks at Hagerty know their stuff when it comes to sniffing out potential value-hoarders that are sure to appreciate over time.

While the later-model Corvettes are stil...
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Andy Bolig May 02, 2019 Corvette Online

Back in 1977, the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) opened up the rule books to allow full tube-framed cars to compete in their North American Road Racing series. That prompted some of the front runners to opt-in to this new potential, John Greenwood being one of those from Corvette’s camp.

He joined forces with Bob Riley and the team tha...
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Alyn Edwards May 1, 2014 Postmedia Network’s DRIVING Canada website.

Ann-Shirley Goodell ordered her new Corvette roadster on Jan. 15, 1962 at King Chevrolet in Cincinnati, Ohio. The car cost $3,747.85 with taxes and licence. This was slightly more than her annual salary as a nurse.

A native of the B.C. Interior city of Trail, the University of British Columbia nursing graduate had moved ...
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Corvette On Line wayne Scraba April 01, 2019

Back in the day, if you popped the hood and caught a glimpse of a set of Corvette script valve covers, a dual four-barrel carb setup or heaven forbid, a Corvette Ramjet Fuel Injection system, you just knew this car was hot (sizzling hot, if it was fuel injected). The pinnacle of Chevy’s power has almost always been found under the hood of a Corve...
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Chevy Hardcore
Greg Acosta March 15, 2019

The LT-series of engines has come out of the gate hard, being able to live at huge power levels. Bryan Neelen of Late Model Engines (LME) discusses what makes the OEM LT architecture so much more robust.

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By Andy Bolig in CorvetteOnLine

The concept of a mid-engine Corvette has been passed around the halls of Chevrolet for decades. Zora Arkus-Duntov was a key proponent in the push to move the engine rearward in America’s beloved two-seater. Ever since the first generation Corvette, Zora was exploring the benefits, using his clout within Chevrolet to build and test vehicles with a mid-mounted en...
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By Miles Branman in The Manual

America doesn’t do subtle. Our food is big, our music is loud, our politics are theatrics, and our cars are brash. It makes sense why muscle cars caught on in the mid-20th century, and why Americans still gravitate towards these tire-thrashing heroes. These front-engine, rear-drive, high displacement autos fulfill our desire to harness power and make a show of i...
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By Nigel Dobbie in CorvetteOnLine

Corvette Racing as a concept, was something Zora-Arkus Duntov embraced and encouraged since the 1950’s. However, it took until 1996 for GM to officially create Corvette Racing as the factory race team. In 1996 Herb Fishel, then director of GM racing, established Corvette Racing under the leadership of the charismatic Doug Fehan. Doug was program manager for t...
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By Corvette Racing in CorvetteBlogger.com

SEBRING, Fla. (March 16, 2019) – Corvette Racing closed its marathon weekend of racing Saturday on the class podium at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, bringing one of the team’s most demanding events to an end.


Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller placed third in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) category of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsC...
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By Andy Bolig in CorvetteOnLine

On the heels of a hard-fought 2018, the Corvette Racing team is beginning this season with a fire in their gut and solid goals in their hearts and minds.

Last year, Corvette Racing earned every point that carried them to both the Driver’s and Team Championships. While the class wins were far and few between, their consistency to find a seat on the podium hel...
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By Andy Bolig in CorvetteOnLine

There are a few things throughout Corvette production that serve as milestones and classify a specific Corvette to the exact year of production. The split rear window for example, points instantly to the 1963 Corvette coupe. For convertible models, you’ll have to spot those faux grille panels on the hood of the car.

Within the C3 generation, there are equall...
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Our friend Captain Corvette spotted this article.

Collin Woodard December 01, 2017 Automobile Magazine

Based on what we've seen and heard, the C8 will almost definitely be the mid-engine Corvette that's been rumored for all these years. And if the latest report is accurate, not only will the engine sit behind the driver, but it will also be ridiculously powerful.

Corvette Forum reader "rs...
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Steven Kronemberger
Published on Sep 3, 2018

SpeedSF Track Day on Sep 2nd. Corvette is stock with NT01 tires. We ran 1:41 to 1:43 laps.


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By Art Michalik in CorvetteOnLine

Track Night in America is a non-competitive, no-stress, entertaining, easy and inexpensive way for nearly anyone who loves cars or motorsports to get on a real racecourse in their own vehicle during weeknights.The events are held at race tracks across the country, from Florida to Washington State, and from New Hampshire to Southern California.

Minimal Requir...
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By Andy Bolig in CorvetteOnLine

There has been a lot of chatter about a proposed commemorative edition Corvette to be revealed at a press session today as part of the Rolex 24 festivities (see the News Article posted 1-18-19). The Daytona Speedway app leaked a photo of four cars and their accompanying drivers who created them, which was enough to keep the internet churning until GM officially p...
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By Corvetteforum.com

Carlisle Events is gearing up for another exciting edition of its popular annual Winter Florida AutoFest event, which is scheduled for February 22 to 24 in Lakeland. As always, the focus will be on rare, wild and unique Corvettes, Mustangs and all things automotive.

Winter AutoFest takes place at the massive Sun ‘n Fun campus with two days of collector car auction exci...
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Andy Bolig Corvette Online January 10, 2019

The General has designed the Magnetic Selective Ride Control (MSRC) to allow owners to adjust their car’s ride from full-on track mode to highway-friendly and smooth. This latest technological wonder of damping changes each shock’s effectiveness by instantaneously altering the damper fluid’s viscosity, dependent on the settings chosen by the dri...
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By Andy Bolig in Corvetteonline

Paul and Todd of Everyday Driver have just finished their 5th feature-length documentary, “American Original.” In the film, the guys compare 13 Corvettes from all generations to current production to explore the history, legacy, and contributions the Corvette has made to the world of automobiles.

Shot in a wide range of locations around Salt Lake City, UT,...
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By Andy Bolig in Corvetteonline

Corvette Racing is warming up tires and engines around the famed Daytona speedway in preparation for the up-coming season-opener 24-hour race. We thought a look back at Corvette’s initial foray into the international race circuit might be a fitting hold-over until the flag drops on the last weekend in January.

With a string of championships under their belt,...
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Lou Ruggieri Chevy Hardcore October 16, 2018

Speed is addictive. It is an affliction that seems to be permanent because once you’ve been exposed to the sickness, you’re never able to recover. In fact, your desire and need only gets worse. What used to be fast isn’t fast anymore, and you can’t function normally unless you feel that rush of adrenaline pulsing through your blood again and ...
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Andy Bolig Chevy Hardcore January 16, 2019

Sometimes, there are things that become so iconic that they override even the greatest of accomplishments. Take the new-for-’63 Corvette Sting Ray. It was a design home-run, with styling that wooed the hearts of America at first sight. There was no “getting used to it” like some of today’s designs, but the first thought of many Americans was ho...
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Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Motor Authority
Jan 14, 2019

The original Corvette is still one of the best generations of America's sports car. Jay Leno happens to own one, a 1957 example, and it is a shinning example of what makes the C1 so cool.

The car Leno owns was originally ordered by an American solider stationed in Korea, and he just happened to have superb taste.

He wanted the fastest, ...
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The GMC Corvette Set raises money at our annual Corvette Fest to donate to our selected charity, Leader Dogs for the Blind. Sponsorship dollars enable us to host Corvette Fest, our major annual fundraiser.

Donated items help us add fun and excitement to the Corvette Fest; we use some donated items as door prizes for participants while others, we sell at the Silent Auction.

Personnel from Lea...
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Jeff Glucker Dec 18, 2018 Motor Authority

The hunt for efficient engine valve technology can be a never-ending journey into cam timing, various combustion cycles, and lift and duration adjustments.

For that reason, some companies believe cam-less is the future vision of engine efficiency. A British outfit by the name of Camcon Automotive is looking at this problem from a different angle. An ...
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By FastMuscle

Any time muscle cars are mentioned, the Chevrolet Corvette takes pride of place amongst the best of them. Since the launch of the first Corvette with the C1 in 1953, this machine has become a firm favorite with car enthusiasts the world over. Milani Exotic Rentals has a number of these coveted machines to rent out as a cost effective way to experience one of these machines, both o...
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By Mitch Tally in Corvetteblogger.com

Owning a Corvette is a reward in itself.

Now comes word that the 2013 model also ranks among the world’s leaders in holding its value.

According to a study by iSeeCars.com, the 2013 Corvette depreciated 44.6 percent on average over the five-year period, ranking behind only the Volkswagen Golf R at 43.3 percent and the Subaru Impreza WRX at 35.9 perc...
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Keith Cornett - Dec 11, 2018

Our friend Chazcron from the MidEngineCorvetteForum.com has been working on a 360-degree render video of the 2020 Corvette for over a month now and he finally completed it this week.

One of the really cool views is how the camera view goes up and over the car and features a top-down look at the C8 Corvette. Although not in the video, Chazcron revised one of a scr...
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Antifreeze does more than keep your engine from freezing. Jeff Smith, Chevy Hard Core, helps us find out how it can even cause problems if not understood.


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By Scott Parkhurst is Corvette Online

We’ve all heard that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. We learn that lesson in our high-performance cars too, don’t we? As we improve one part of the car, another part is suddenly pushed past its capabilities and either stops performing correctly, or breaks. Add engine power, and the transmission or clutch fails. Upgrade the transmission, a...
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By Pat Goss in Motor Week

Few things on modern cars are as important as its battery and that’s because everything works with electricity on todays cars. That means we have to have a really clean battery all the time. All this grease and dirt and everything laying on top of it. We clean it away using some type of grease cutting detergent and clear water to rinse it.

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GM Authority Sean Szymkowski
— Nov 13, 2018

Many car buyers don’t think about residual value, especially when it comes to buying a car simply for pleasure, but there’s some good news for Chevrolet Corvette owners.

According to a study from iSeeCars, the Corvette falls below the industry average with regards to depreciation. The study looked at 3.6 million new cars sold in 2013 to cal...
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By: Andy Bolig in Corvette Online

At the dawn of what would become Corvette Racing, there are names and models that stand out as the large, foundational stones that have helped build Corvette into the impressive auto that it is, both on the street and the track.

One such nameplate that still resonates from those early years when Corvette was working out its existence as a performance sportsc...
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By Joann Bortles in Corvette OnLine

Automotive refinishing technology has change drastically in the past 20 years. Heck, in some ways, it changes every year. New tools are invented, old tools are improved, and paint products are updated to keep up with the demands of the industry.

It’s hard to keep up with it all. Unless you work in the automotive painting industry, chances are much of the...
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By Micah Wright in Chevy Hardcore

So you want to save some additional dough, and do your next brake job yourself, but the bleeding process still seems a tad daunting. Well, worry no more, good citizen! We teamed up with the guys over at Performance Online (POL) and have created a duo of useful how-to videos on brake bleeding to help show you how it’s done. Being that some of you prefer a writ...
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Chevy Hardcore - The #1 Performance Bowtie Online Magazine
Jim Smart December 10, 2013 Tom H submitted this article, Thanks Tom!

Automotive batteries and charging systems were once a simple to understand and package. In the good old days of 25 cent-a-gallon gasoline, you had a 45-amp alternator – or perhaps a really lame 25 to 30-amp generator – that only had to keep up with an AM rad...
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By Mitch Talley in Corvette Blogger

As the former owner of two new C4 Corvettes (an ’86 and an ’89), I’ve often wondered what happened to those two cars that both left my garage a mere couple of years after purchase – with less than 15,000 miles each on the odometer.

Are they still running or have they been relegated to a junkyard somewhere? I’ll probably never know.


Well, the...
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By Randy Bolig in Corvette Online

The week is almost over, and once again, Thursday has landed on our doorsteps. I don’t know about you, but my weekend plans are already made. If your away-from-work plans includes putting more than few miles on your manually shifted hot rod, there’s something you might want to consider before you pull out of the garage. No, we are not talking about the obvi...
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by Andy Bolig in Corvette Online

The team at Corvette Racing are coming off of their latest battle for the championship at the America’s Tire 250 at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The intense competition and a class that is constantly evolving means that the steps to the podium are seemingly getting smaller and taller.

Coming off of a few dominating years, the team at Corvette racing wel...
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By Andy Bolig in Corvette Online

You could say that Vincent Paradiso is a Chevy guy. He has a shop in New Milford, Connecticut and his stable of cars are Chevrolet all the way! His stash of Bowties is comprised of everything from a 1932 Chevrolet to a pro-mod Corvette and this high-nosed gasser.

Vinny is now retired from his day job, but has been drag racing for most of his life. Most everyt...
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By Chris Perkins in Road & Track

The fifth-generation (C5) Corvette was an extremely advanced sports car when it debuted, with some radical changes compared to the car that preceded it. One of the biggest changes was the C5's use of a rear-mounted transaxle, which made for better weight distribution and a roomier cabin. It's a drivetrain layout that's been a signature feature of the Corvette ev...
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In the mid-1980s, as U.S. automakers were kicking the Malaise-Era dust off their tired boots, America’s Sports Car took a European vacation and returned with a distinctly Italian accent. Di cosa stai parlando? It’s the unmistakable 1984 Bertone Ramarro.

Don’t feel bad if you’ve never heard of the Ramarro, which translates to “green lizard” in Italian. You might not have seen it yet,...
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Corvette On Line Greg Acosta October 03, 2018

Balancing an engine's rotating assembly is a critical process, key to both performance and longevity. This video walks you through the process as it happens, for an inside look at balancing a rotating assembly.

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By Jenna Schiebe in Corvette On Line

From replica wheels to eBay turbo kits – everyone in the car world knows that cheap car parts are popular car parts. Unfortunately, especially when on a budget, people sometimes opt for an aesthetically pleasing piece, rather than one that is of high quality.

Brembo, on the other hand, is popularly known for their high-quality brake-system components. J...
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By Andy Bolig in Corvette On Line

Bowling Green, Kentucky has been the center of the Corvette universe since production moved there in 1981. Since then, our beloved sportscar has entrenched itself into the Kentucky countryside, both literally and figuratively.

Enthusiasts are welcomed by a community that has embraced this world-renowned entity, and today, passionate Corvetters are able to en...
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By Aaron Brozozowski in GM Authority

The regular, run-of-the-mill Chevrolet C7 Corvette Stingray is, by all accounts, a great car, yet it only accounts for little more than a third of all 2019-model-year Corvette purchases made in the United States before August 1st. Despite the model having plenty of grunt, a sleek, sporty profile, and available MagneRide suspension, it turns out that a major...
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By Sean Szymkowski in GM Authority

The National Corvette Museum (NCM) continues to offer its Corvette Experience program, and there are still some spots open. The program combines track sessions with classroom learning to give enthusiasts a one-of-a-kind experience behind the wheel of a C7 Corvette Stingray.

Read more: Click Here to read more about the program, when the (16) open spots are...
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By Brian Brennan in Super Chevy

“Take care of your Corvette” isn’t just a saying but, rather, a commitment. Now, I would never be one to profess that taking care of your Corvette is more important than taking care of your kids (but there are times!). However, there’s a similar value of commitment and effort required. Once you do have the kids down for the night, properly feed, all tucke...
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By Keith Cornett in Corvetteblogger.com

Those spy photos of the Corvette C8.R testing at Road America earlier this week are the gift that keeps on giving to Corvette enthusiasts. Not only did they give Corvette fans the best look yet at what may be the final design of the long-awaited mid-engine Corvette, but their release has given designers new insight now that more of the exterior was expose...
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By Larry Edsall in Museums

You might be surprised when you visit the “Louis to Le Mans” exhibition, the National Corvette Museum’s homage to the history of Chevrolet racing, and are greeted by a pair of Buicks.

Well, actually, you are greeted by a huge bust of Louis Chevrolet, the Swiss-immigrant racing driver and car builder who, with his brothers, Anton and Gaston (the 1920 Indy 500 ...
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By Nigel Dobbie in CorvetteOnLine

Corvette Racing, in their 20th consecutive season, made their 19th visit to Le Mans to compete in the world’s most famous 24-hour race. They took their two C7.R Corvette race cars over to France to battle with 15 other competitors in the GTE Pro Class. Ford entered four of their Ford GT cars, Porsche had an equal number of 911 RSR racers, Ferrari had a three-...
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By Andy Bolig in CorvetteOnLine

It’s safe to say that anyone who purchases the new 755-hp Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 may have chosen the Corvette due to its powerful acceleration and uber-capable carbon-ceramic brakes. Well, if you ever intend on any hard braking or accelerating in your 2019 Corvette ZR1, you may want to check with your nearest Chevrolet dealer to see if your new ZR1 might be aff...
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By Chris Perkins in R&T

The Chevy Corvette is the last true sports car to use a pushrod V8, and you might not think that's a good thing. After all, overhead-cam engines have been the standard for decades at this point, so why would you use an old-school cam-in-block engine today? Especially in a Corvette, which has to compete with the best from Porsche, BMW, and everyone else?

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By Robert Baldwin in ENGADGET

The Corvette is 65 years old. Take a moment to let that sink in. Typically, in your sixties, you slow down. You relax and if you're lucky, settle into a nice long retirement. The 2018 Z06 Carbon 65 convertible is doing none of those things.

If anything, Chevrolet has produced one of the best Corvettes ever. It's fast (duh), but thanks to lightweight materials an...
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2018 Advance Corvette Fest interview with Fox 2 Morning.

This morning, June 12, 2018, (WJBK) - More than 150 Corvettes will be on display at this year's Corvette Fest.

This year it's being held on Saturday, June 16 at Olde World Canterbury Village in Lake Orion to benefit Leader Dogs for the Blind.

Erick Senft, the GMC Corvette Set Club President, joined us to tell us more about this ann...
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What is an octane rating cetane rating and what does it mean?

Jeff Glucker Motor Authority May 12, 2018


You pull up to the pump and you are presented with a few choices, and we're not talking about different fuel types here. We're talking, of course, about octane ratings.

Those are large figures at the fueling station, and you know if you press the higher one you're going to spend more...
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WJBK interviewed representatives of the GMC Corvette Set today, Friday June 16, 2017.

The interview covered Corvettes in general and the Club Show Corvette Fest in particular.

Corvette Fest is tomorrow June 17, 2017 rain or shine at Canterbury Village.

Click here to watch the 'On The Nine Article' and Club Member interviews.

Click here for more information about Corvette Fest.

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Posted:Jun 10 2016 02:37PM EDT

(WJBK) - The 12th Annual Corvette Fest is happening this weekend at Olde World Canterbury Village in Lake Orion. It's on Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Approximately 150 Corvettes will be on display this year. Spectator admission to Corvette Fest is free and all are welcome.

The event benefits Leader Dogs for the Blind.

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Author Angela Caito A-1 Auto Transport, Inc. [WC: 1464]

Getting your Corvette Ready for Auto Transport

The Chevrolet Corvette was first introduced at the General Motors Motorama in 1953 as a prototype or concept car. It has since become the most highly regarded collectible car produced by Chevrolet and has been a centerpiece for sales for the company ever since.

The Corvette is a car that alt...
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Though an icon of American performance, the Chevrolet Corvette hasn’t always had a secure place in the General’s lineup. Most Corvette historians and enthusiasts already know that it faced cancellation multiple times early in existence, but the story of another potential death knell is just now becoming public more than 20 years after it happened, and the man best positioned to tell that story...
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One of the highlights of the 'See the Green in 2013' Fall Cruise was the dedication of a Club Brick to the National Corvette Museum (NCM).

We held the dedication ceremony the afternoon of October 10 th after a memorable tour of the NCM in the morning.

In addition to Club Members several dignataries attended the Dedication Ceremony. Captain Corvette made a rare appearance and Sponge Bob Fru.....
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Amy, Fox 2, interviews Members of the GMC Corvette Set about their Corvettes and the 2015 Corvette Fest.

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Orion Neighborhood Television (ONTV) visited Corvette Fest. Joe Johnson interviewed Tom Hoenle, President GMC Corvette Set, Jimmy O and several of the Corvette Fest Participants. ONTV made and broadcast a documentary of the 2015 Show.

The GMC Corvette Set thanks ONTV for joining us and making this outstanding 2015 documentary of Corvette Fest.

Here is Joe Johnson's 2015 report.
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Canterbury Village is hosting the 10th Annual Corvette Fest Saturday June 10, 2014. Wally Edgar Chevrolet and the GMC Corvette set present this Show. Spectators are welcome and there is no admission fee. Corvette owners can enter their Corvette in the Show and register at the gate for a modest fee. The GMC Corvette Set donate the proceeds of this Show to Leader Dogs for the Blind.

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Orion Neighborhood Television visited Corvette Fest. Joe Johnson's interviewed Tom Hoenle, President GMC Corvette Set, Maureen Smith, Leader Dog Special Event Manager; Club Members Bob Crane and Larry Dixon and participant Robert Frank. Click here to view Joe's video report.

Click here to learn more about Orion Neighborhood Television.

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See the GMC Corvette Set's Public Relations Team talking about their Corvettes and the 9 th Annual Corvette Fest.


Click here to view the movie [approximately 6 minutes]
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See the GMC Corvette Set Public Relations Team talking about their Corvettes and Corvette Fest.

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This is a 21 minute video.
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Several of the Club Members were at Fox News early Saturday morning to talk about our Club's work for Leader Dog and Corvette Fest.

To see the Corvette Fest Team in action, the video interview and read the story click here.

We would like to thank the Fox 2 Morning Show for creating this outstanding video and story regarding our show, Corvette Fest.......
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The owner of the 2014 Motor City Corvette Concours 2014 "Best of the Best" Corvette is a Member of the GMC Corvette Set!

The MCCC Selection Committee invited 3 Members of our Club to enter their Corvettes in the Concours completion for the Zora Dunov Trophy. This is an honor in its self.

Just looking at these 2 Corvettes the judges had a tough call to make. The winning Corvette is a blue C.....
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This is a story about Dick Grey and his Corvette Silverado

Click here to go to the Faces of GM Blog Site to read Dick's story. Be sure to scroll down to the video interview.
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'NAS T' took first place in the 8th Annual Corvette Fest Participant's Choice Award.

Bill Connell wrote an article about John and Kathy's 'NASTY' for his blog.

Click here to visit Bill's Blog and read the article.


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A Collection of Corvette Commercials - Enjoy

One Corvette enthusiest created this commercial for all generations of Corvette click here

1953 Corvette Introduction click here

1963 Sting Ray click here

1965 Sting Ray click here

1965 Mako Shark click here and click here for additional features.

1981 Corvette click here

2011 Chevrolet Corvette click here to watch 'Still Building ...
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Each of the more than 1.6 million Corvettes produced since 1953 is linked by a common thread, spirit that inspires people to adopt the Corvette lifestyle.

By Richard Prince Photos by the author. MAGAZINE Corvette August 6, 2015

Corvette began as a bold but risky experiment whose future was far from guaranteed. But thanks to the hard work of a small, brilliant cadre of supporters and...
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Alex is the President of his High School's Club called "Teen Car Talk".

Their Club's goal is to spread resources that they think are informative and fun to read. They are trying to make connections with other car lovers as well and have used the GMC corvette Site as a resource. They found a page about the history of the Corvette that they think we would enjoy.

click here......
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To View a video of Generation C1 to C5 Corvettes click here....
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Reprinted from Hagerty Magazine.

Jerry Burton's World of Corvette

The Chevrolet Corvette is one of America’s oldest and most revered automotive nameplates. And 55 years later, it’s not about to slow down.

That’s right. The Corvette has been around longer than the Bel Air, the Biscayne, the Malibu, the Chevette, the Corvair, the Camaro, the Nova, and even the Impala. A two-seat sport...
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These are the critical 4 constant in Road Racing.
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A voice with experience and another point of view.

The lack of collision energy management on the rear of semi trailers is reprehensible in a country that espouses having auto safety as a major federal government initiative.

It's almost a sure thing that the occupants of the Corvette were seriously injured, probably fatally.

The Corvette was more than capable of handling this collision....
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