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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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2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 manages 30mpg (with a light foot)

2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 manages 30mpg (with a light foot)

GM may be pushing the 2014 Corvette Stingray as an uncompromising road car but it also wants the new Chevrolet to be affordable to buy and run, hence today's boasts that it will be the most efficient sports car on the market. Fresh from EPA economy testing, the Corvette C7 managed 17 miles per gallon in city driving, while taking the 455HP car to the highway saw that climb to 29 mpg (on average)

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2014 Corvette C7 Stingray to appear as Autobot in Transformers 4

2014 Corvette C7 Stingray to appear as Autobot in Transformers 4

The new 2014 Corvette C7 is gaining popularity in the mainstream, mostly due to its bold new design that gets rid of the Corvette's iconic circular taillights, as well as introducing a slightly new body design overall. The car's latest appearance will be in the upcoming Transformers 4 movie as one of the many Autobots that will be featured.

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GM confirms Corvette C7 even more powerful than first promised

GM confirms Corvette C7 even more powerful than first promised

Drivers of the 2014 Corvette C7 Stingray will get a little more grunt than they expected, with GM confirming that the car's LT1 6.2-liter V8 is in fact good for up to 460HP and 465lb-ft of torque. Back when the striking two seater was first unveiled in January, GM estimated its power as coming in at around the 450HP mark; the new Stingray is good for a sub-4s 0-60mph time.

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2014 Corvette C7 Stingray officially set for Indy 500 pace

2014 Corvette C7 Stingray officially set for Indy 500 pace

A few days ago, we reported that the new 2014 Chevy Corvette was set to be the pace car for the Indianapolis 500 coming up this month, and today it's official. General Motors has announced that the 2014 Corvette Stingray (a.k.a. the Corvette C7) will pace the 97th Indianapolis 500, making it the 12th time that a Corvette has paced.

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Corvette C7 ups C6 weight by 90 pounds: technology not feather light

Corvette C7 ups C6 weight by 90 pounds: technology not feather light

This week the difference between generations in the Chevrolet Corvette have come down to the overall weight of the vehicles. In the 2014 Corvette Stingray, aka the Corvette C7, we've had our own up close and personal look and run-down of the vehicle straight from Chevrolet, complete with assurances that the interior of this vehicle has been given special care this time around. With the transition in parts and style, has Chevrolet made the C7 too heavy?

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