1.5-Millionth Corvette Comes Up in One Piece
OK, so it looks like it was part of a monster truck stunt gone wrong, but at least it’s in once piece. Corvette #1.5 million is the seventh of the “Great Eight” Corvettes to be removed from the sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum.
We’re getting all “split window” with you in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. Your computer screen should be as beautiful as your dreams, so click past the jump to give this Sting Ray a home on your monitor.
It’s been established in previous features that forum member Jagamajajaran knows how to visually modify his cars in proper fashion. When this guy tinted the rear bumper reflectors on his yellow C7, I wrote, “This should be a mandatory mod for all C7 Corvettes.” Now he’s at it again with something he calls the “Best $2.49 Interior Mod Ever” — a simple technique for changing the color of contrast stitching. All it takes is a Sharpie fabric marker and a couple of hours of your time. Perhaps it is the best inexpensive interior mod out there, but one thing’s for sure: it’s good enough to be Mod of the Week.
We just had an unfortunate reminder of why our enthusiasm for enjoying Corvettes should never, ever outweigh a need for safety. Over the weekend, a Corvette driver was arrested on suspicion of killing a 27-year-old in a single-car collision (different crash pictured) in the San Francisco area after it was determined he had been drinking and taking drugs.
For this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday, we’ve got a “little red Corvette” for your enjoyment. Prince may call it little, but this Grand Sport packs a big 430-horsepower wallop.