Tag: Vettes in the News

C6 Corvette Driver Shot and Killed After Hour Long Chase


Police have identified the driver of a C6 Corvette involved in an hour-long high-speed chase in Los Angeles Friday night as 51-year-old Brian Newt Beaird of Oceanside, Calif. Beaird was behind the wheel of the silver Corvette in Cudahy in east LA about 9:30 p.m. Friday when L.A. County sheriff’s deputies tried to stop him […]

  Comments | By - December 16, 2013

C4 Corvette Crashes into a House in Odessa, Texas


This yellow C5 Corvette crashed Sunday evening into the middle of a home at Richmond Street and Ridgedale Avenue on the north side of Odessa, Texas. According to police, the driver was cited for failure to control speed after driving through a stop sign at a T-intersection and into the living room of the home, […]

  Comments | By - December 10, 2013

Students Restore C4 Corvette to Honor Veterans


Lots of hard work in a short time resulted in this patriotic tribute, just in time for the 2013 New York City Veterans Day Parade last month. The 1984 Corvette had belonged to a Korean War veteran, whose wife donated it after he recently passed away to the Cpl. David W. Leonard K.I.A. War Memorial […]

  Comments | By - December 2, 2013

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

Car and Driver Names 2014 Corvette Stingray to its “10Best” List


Photo Credit: Roy Ritchie/Car and Driver The 2014 Corvette Stingray continues to draw “oohs” and “aahs” from virtually everyone connected with the automotive industry. Car and Driver magazine is the latest to honor Tadge Juechter and his amazing team’s creation by naming the new Corvette Stingray to its annual “10Best” list. For years, dating back […]

  Comments | By - November 25, 2013

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