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The Corvettes of Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2013

Last Friday we spent the slightly soggy day at Barrett-Jackson to see the auction of the 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible. While that auction was certainly exciting with Rick Hendrick paying $1 million to buy the first retail version of the next generation convertible, it wasn’t the only Corvette offered on the block that day.

  Comments | By - April 12, 2013

GM’s Kirk Bennion and the Five Goals for Designing the New C7 Corvette Stingray

Corvette exterior design manager Kirk Bennion has been working with in the Corvette design studio since 1986. He recently spoke with Faces of GM about the new 2014 Corvette Stingray and the five goals the design team had when creating the next generation sports car. According to Kirk, those five goals were: Change the Upper

  Comments | By - April 12, 2013

WSJ: What Makes the Chevrolet Corvette Appealing?

The Wall Street Journal takes a look at how it believes the Corvette?perhaps growing irrelevant during its long journey to some people (though certainly not to the legions of enthusiasts who worship the ground it rolls on)?has suddenly become cool again with the introduction of the C7. WSJ says a strange thing has suddenly happened […] More »

  Comments | By - April 9, 2013

This is the 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible’s New Key Fob

One of the more useful features available on the 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible is the operation of the new top. Designers completed remade the top and its operational process, allowing the opening and closing at speeds of up to 30 mph. Drivers also have the ability to operate the top hands free with the new

  Comments | By - April 8, 2013

First Retail 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible Sells at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach for $1 Million

On Friday at 6 pm EST, the 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible made its way to the center stage at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson collector car auction in Palm Beach. Up for grabs was the right to buy the very first retail production Corvette Stingray Convertible when it becomes available later this year. In the front row

  Comments | By - April 6, 2013

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