Tag: Vette

Some Dealers Adding $25,000 Mark-up


Speculation was rampant while waiting for production and sales to begin that many dealers would unscrupulously add surcharges to the new C7 Corvette Stingray due to demand. While we frown on this, simple economics dictates that it makes sense to charge whatever people are willing to pay. Thankfully, as far as we know, all CorvetteForum […] More »

  Comments | By - October 23, 2013

Corvette History through Ads: Where Did All the Corvette Ads Go?

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No, the images are not a mistake! Each week for over a half year you have grown accustomed to seeing a Corvette advertisement as the opening to this series of articles detailing the history of the Corvette through advertising. And it is no error that in order to grasp this important part of the Corvette’s […] More »

  Comments | By - October 23, 2013

1966 Corvette “Barn Find”


Although it’s been hidden in a barn for the past twelve years, it’s technically not a barn find as the owner (original owner, that is) of this ’66 Sting Ray knew it was there. According to the reddit original poster his grandpa, the owner, “needed to get the frame worked on. He gave it to […] More »

  Comments | By - October 21, 2013

Poll Results: Why are Corvettes Being Wrecked?


Earlier this week, we asked you the following question– “Why have two C7 Corvette Stingrays already been wrecked?” And apparently 72% of you have no sense of humor. Just joking, relax. The remaining 28% (majority) voted that the non-elliptical taillights were to blame. There was a correct answer and that was it. In all seriousness, […] More »

  Comments | By - October 18, 2013

Tech Thursday: C5 CAGS


Transmission CAGS What is CAGS? To avoid a gas guzzler tax, Chevrolet invented a skip-shift device on its manual transmission cars called Computer-Aided Gear Selection, or CAGS. CAGS forces you to shift your manual Vette from first to fourth (rather than second or third) when: Engine temp is greater than 169 F Vehicle speed is […] More »

  Comments | By - October 17, 2013

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