Tag: fire

One Less Corvette Rival? Is the Acura NSX Doomed?

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If the Acura NSX does ever make it to production, it will be built in Ohio — the same state where it is being engineered. In many ways the NSX will be America’s next sports car, and a welcome Corvette competitor … if it ever sees the light of day.

  Comments | By - July 24, 2014

Corvette Owner Wakes up to Find Car Burning

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Imagine waking up and seeing your Corvette on fire? That’s probably easier to imagine if you have a Ferrari, but with a Corvette, I understand if you have to strain your imagination muscles a bit.

  Comments | By - May 27, 2014

California Appeals Court Overturns ‘Inconsistent’ $3.5 Million Verdict in Corvette Fire Case


Calling a decision by a San Diego County Superior Court jury “inconsistent,” a state appeals court in California has overturned a $3.5 million verdict for a couple who blamed a “defective” 2005 Corvette for causing a fire that destroyed their home in 2010 and then sued General Motors. The original jury had returned a special […]

  Comments | By - November 25, 2013

Fire Breaks Out in a 1986 Corvette in Arizona


A fire that started in the engine compartment of this black 1986 Corvette totaled the vehicle on Wednesday. The driver was sitting at a red light on Duval Mine Road in Green Valley, Arizona when the blaze erupted. Despite the fact that the car was a total loss and traffic was backed up for about […]

  Comments | By - November 18, 2013

Caption contest: WEC Corvette Pit Ablaze in Shanghai


This past weekend, while you evaluated precisely which “fat pants” you’d wear for the upcoming Thanksgiving feast, two Corvette teams were racing in the Shanghai round of World Endurance Challenge. The action was pretty hot. Then this happened, captured by the Team Larbre Corvette photographer. The fires were extinguished and no one was hurt too […] More »

  Comments | By - November 12, 2013

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