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2015 Corvette Z06: Chevy’s Most Powerful Convertible

’tis the season to be breezin’ down winding roads – radio up and top down – in your convertible. Just in time for these warm weather fantasies, Chevy lovers will get a chance to see the new 2015 Corvette Z06 convertible as General Motors Co. debuts it at the New York International Auto Show next week. Earlier this year, the …

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Corvette Sinkhole: Last Of The ‘Great 8′ Rescued

On February 12, 2014 at 5:44 am, the National Corvette Museum received a call from its security company notifying it that motion detectors were being triggered, according to a blog post on the Museum’s website. The cause: a sinkhole, approximately 40 feet across and 60 feet deep that swallowed up eight Corvettes. On April 9, 2014, the last Corvette was …

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Corvette Sinkhole: Museum Finally Recovers All Eight Cars

The last of eight Corvettes that fell into a museum sinkhole has finally been recovered. In February, a sinkhole formed under the National Corvette Museum, swallowing eight classic Corvettes, including a 1962 black Corvette, 1984 PPG pace car, 1992, white Corvette, 1993 ruby red Corvette, 1993 ZR1 Spyder, 2001 Mallet Hammer Z06, 2009 white Corvette, and a 2009 ZR1 also …

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ZR1 Blue Devil Corvette Recovered From Sinkhole

The National Corvette Museum has started recovering the eight cars that fell into the sinkhole that appeared in the museum last month. The museum, which is located near the assembly plant where Corvettes are built, houses more or less 80 vehicles. The sinkhole appeared in the museum’s Skydome and swallowed eight vehicles. The hole has grown to 30 feet deep …

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Sinkhole Swallows 8 Corvettes at National Corvette Museum

According to the National Corvette Museum, a 40 ft-wide sinkhole opened up early Wednesday morning under the Skydome area of the museum. And with “heavy hearts” they are reporting that 8 corvettes fell victim. The cars affected include a 1993 ZR-1 Spyder on loan from General Motors, a 2009 ZR1 “Blue Devil” on loan from General Motors and six cars …

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Cadillac CTS Named Motor Trend’s Car of the Year

Motor Trend Magazine has named the Cadillac CTS ‘Car of the Year’ for 2014, the second time the model has received the award in the last six, after first taking top honors in 2008. After testing twenty-one cars at the Hyundai proving grounds in the southwest California desert, Motor Trend whittled down the pack to seven finalists. In addition to …

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Corvette Stingray 2014 Is ‘Automobile of the Year’

Everyone wants one of these added to the Christmas list. No, I’m not talking about PlayStation 4, which is arguably more affordable than the wish list item of a 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray C7. The desired vehicle boasts to having enviable features such as: 460 horsepower, 29 miles per gallon (Eco driving mode), LED lamps, 6.2-liter V-8 engine, as well …

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Alfa Romeo 4C Launch Delayed to 2014

Chrysler and Fiat are planning to make their next big push in the American market with the release of the Alfa Romeo 4C. However, Chrysler will have to wait until the second quarter of 2014 to unveil the car to Americans. Sergio Marchionne, CEO of both Chrysler and Fiat, stated earlier this year that “For sure, it’s coming back this …

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New Corvette Stingray Is A Fuel-Saver

The new Corvette Stingray is set to be released in August, and auto lovers are amped up to see the latest incarnation of the car. Just the third model to carry on the name of Stingray, the 2014 C7 has plenty of power under the hood, but it also has something rarely seen in a sports car: fuel efficiency. “The …

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Free Corvette Stingray Gran Turismo DLC Coming Tomorrow

Polyphony Digital, the developers of the Gran Turismo series, knows what racing fans want. They want Gran Turismo 6, with photo-realistic cars, settings, and weather conditions. Unfortunately, the developer will have to sit on any news of a new core title until Sony finally announces the PlayStation 4. Until then (which could come as soon as May), Polyphony will continue …

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