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Chevy turns 2015 Corvette into an anti-valet CCTV strongbox

Chevy turns 2015 Corvette into an anti-valet CCTV strongbox

If you're lucky enough to own a Corvette then you probably also have sleepless nights at the thought of handing over the keys to valets and parking lot attendants: after all, 460 HP has a siren call of its own. Tick the Performance Data Recorder option, however - the track day camera and telemetry system we tested out earlier this year - when you buy your 2015 Corvette, however, and there's now a Valet Mode to foil such hijinks.

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2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible revealed

2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible revealed

The new 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible has been revealed, the 625 HP droptop version of the Z06 coupe announced back in January, with Chevrolet promising no compromise in performance despite the missing roof. In fact, the 2015 Z06 Convertible is 20-percent stiffer than the old, fixed-roof Z06, Chevrolet claims, and demanded no structural changes over its hard-top sibling. Under the hood is the new LT4 6.2L supercharged V8.

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First 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 auction to benefit cancer charity

First 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 auction to benefit cancer charity

Chevrolet has been auctioning off special cars to benefit charity for a number of years. The automaker auctioned off the very first 2014 Stingray Corvette convertible to benefit charity last year and raised $1 million. Chevy is set to auction off another very special car this year.

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Corvette sinkhole extraction underway at National Corvette Museum

Corvette sinkhole extraction underway at National Corvette Museum

Not too long ago a massive sinkhole opened up underneath the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The massive sinkhole swallowed multiple limited edition collector Corvette models that were on display. As large as the sinkhole is, it was surprising that only eight of the many cars on display were affected by the sinkhole.

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GM promises to oversee restoration on eight Corvettes that fell into a sinkhole

GM promises to oversee restoration on eight Corvettes that fell into a sinkhole

One of the strangest things to happen in the automotive world in a long time is the massive sinkhole that opened under the National Corvette Museum. That sinkhole created a massive crater that is 40-feet across and gobbled up eight rare Corvettes in the process. Whether you are a Chevy fan or not losing eight rare cars is something that no car person wants to happen.

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Freak Corvette Museum sinkhole swallows eight classics

Freak Corvette Museum sinkhole swallows eight classics

Eight historic Corvettes have been damaged after falling through the floor of the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky, as a freak sinkhole opened beneath them. The cars - most of which were owned by the museum, but two of which were on loan from General Motors - range from 1962 classics to a 2009 ZR1 "Blue Devil", consumed by what turned out to be a 40-foot wide sinkhole estimated to be between 25 and 30 feet deep.

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Corvette Stingray turns Google Glass into driver info HUD

Corvette Stingray turns Google Glass into driver info HUD

When like Chevrolet you've got a WiFi and LTE connection integrated into the brain of your cars, there's more you can do than just get the kids online in the rear seats: you can turn Google Glass into a head-up display. Demonstrated as a proof-of-concept here at CES 2014, the Chevrolet Glass app hooks up specifically to the new Corvette Stingray, feeding real-time statistics like speed, gear, engine RPM, and G-force straight to the screen of the Android wearable.

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2015 Corvette Stingray Performance Data Recorder hands-on

2015 Corvette Stingray Performance Data Recorder hands-on

Change down into third, watch your apex, and then roll back onto the throttle as you power down the straight; it's the perfect lap, and the 2015 Corvette Stingray aims to record it. Chevrolet has announced one of the more unusual options for its new sports car, the Performance Data Recorder or PDR that combines a road-perspective video camera, in-cabin audio, and telemetry data direct from the Stingray's digital brain to record your driving to an SD card slotted into the glove compartment. The roar of the Stingray Convertible still ringing in our ears, SlashGear showed hardly any reluctance whatsoever about sliding behind the Stingray's wheel and testing it out at CES 2014.

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2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible First-Drive

2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible First-Drive

How do you reinvent an icon? The Corvette Stingray C7 brings the coveted Chevrolet into its seventh generation, facing perhaps its most challenging competition yet as engines get more powerful, electronics more finessed, and styling more aggressive. Chevrolet's decision to still aim for that all-American bargain price tag versus the German alternatives is ambitious too, even when you splash out a little extra on the eye-catching Stingray convertible we've had the keys to.

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2015 Corvette Z06 teased for North American International Auto Show Unveil

2015 Corvette Z06 teased for North American International Auto Show Unveil

Chevrolet has announced a new and very potent version of the all-new Corvette Stingray will be unveiled in Detroit at the North American International Auto show. In advance of that official unveil; Chevy is teasing the car with a single image. Since it is a teaser photo, it doesn't show much detail of the car.

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2014 Corvette Stingray C7 rolls off production and out to dealers

2014 Corvette Stingray C7 rolls off production and out to dealers

Chevrolet has begun shipping the hotly-anticipated 2014 Corvette C7, with the first thousand cars expected to arrive at dealerships over the next few weeks. The two-door coupe, revealed earlier this year, is GM's fastest, most powerful, and most economical Corvette to-date, though that economy - as good as 30mpg - can only be achieved if you drive with a seriously light foot.

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2014 Corvette C7 gets Hennessey treatment with 1,000HP tune-up

2014 Corvette C7 gets Hennessey treatment with 1,000HP tune-up

Hennessey has been in the business of modifying sports cars and gaining even more performance out of them for over 20 years, and their latest project is the new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 (also known as the Corvette Stingray). Hennessey has unveiled their plans for their Corvette C7 upgrade program, with a launch date sometime in October.

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