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With GM’s Release of a New 5.7-Liter V8, It’s Time For a $45,000 Base Model Corvette

There’s a new 350 on the (engine) block, it comes in three flavors, and is available at your local purveyor of GM crate motors.

The first flavor, call sign: “Gen 1” was designed as a replacement engine for 1987-95 trucks, vans, and SUVs, then there’s “Gen 1e LD” which covers 1996-2002 light-duty trucks, and “Gen 1e HD” intended for ’96-’02 Heavy-Duty trucks.

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Author: Alex Sommers
Posted: August 7, 2020, 9:17 pm
[PICS] The Real Deal? Angelyne’s Pink C8 Corvette Breaks Cover

Photo Credit: Facebook.com/Angelyne

A long time ago, before the internet, the Kardashians or photoshopped Instagram models, a mysterious blonde bombshell created a worldwide brand on the streets of Los Angeles and invented “Famous for being famous…”

She christened herself “Angelyne” and crafted a global media presence with nary a computer or world wide web in sight.

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Author: Dave Cruikshank
Posted: August 7, 2020, 5:57 pm
Chevrolet Offers Over-the-Air Update for the C8’s Frunk, But Not the One We Are Waiting For

Yesterday we detailed another instance of the C8 Corvette’s frunk opening while the car was in motion. This was caught on the PDR video with the car going approximately 43 mph when the hood sprung open. There are currently seven complaints with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on the Frunk opening suddenly and owners are waiting to hear about a resolution.

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Author: Keith Cornett
Posted: August 7, 2020, 3:59 pm
Top Flight Automotive Allows You To Choose Your Discount for Corvette Parts and Accessories

Our friends at Top Flight Automotive, the home of Corvette America, has a special offer for Corvette enthusiasts this summer and best of all, you can choose how much you want to save! Spend $49 or more and receive FREE SHIPPING or you and get 10% OFF + FREE SHIPPING on orders of $199 or more.

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Author: Keith Cornett
Posted: August 7, 2020, 2:56 pm
General Motors Moves to Renew the ‘E-Ray’ Trademark

Photo Credit: Chevrolet

GM has already said its future will be all-electric combining a strategy of zero emissions, zero crashes, and zero congestion.

In fact, the company has promised to bring at least 20 new electric vehicles to market by 2023, and tonight at 7 p.m. ET, Cadillac’s first entrant into the luxury EV market – the Lyriq SUV – will be revealed.

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Author: Mitch Talley
Posted: August 6, 2020, 10:30 pm
[PIC] Throwback Thursday: Feels Like Forever Since I’ve Been to a Car Show

Today is Throwback Thursday where we like to feature vintage photos of Corvettes.

With the COVID-19 pandemic canceling or moving some of our favorite car shows, I decided to look at our archives to get a photo of the last show we attended. Of course, I’m being facetious with this vintage throwback from what I assume to be a car show in the 1950s, but it sure feels like it’s been that long!

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Author: Keith Cornett
Posted: August 6, 2020, 10:13 pm
[VIDEO] Did Joe Biden Just Out GM’s Secret Plans for an All-Electric Corvette?

Photo Credit: Biden Campaign

Did Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden just spilled the beans on GM’s plans to electrify the new C8 Corvette?

Yesterday, the candidate released a campaign video via social media that featured Joe in his Goodwood Green 1967 Corvette. Titled “Joe Biden Gets Vetted”, the video is playing on the candidate supposedly picking his running mate, and instead, it shows him talking about and driving his midyear Corvette down his driveway.

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Author: Keith Cornett
Posted: August 6, 2020, 7:57 pm
Corvettes for Sale: First 2020 Corvette Hits CarMax

Photo Credit: Carmax website

Over the years, we’ve always liked to search for used Corvettes on the Carmax website.

Even though their prices are higher than most dealers, we figure the convenience and the knowledge that the cars have been thoroughly checked out by Carmax make the inflated price more palatable for some customers.

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Author: Mitch Talley
Posted: August 6, 2020, 6:42 pm
[VIDEO] C6 Corvettes Go Drifting at Englishtown

Watch these two experienced drivers take their C6 Corvettes to New Jersey's Englishtown as they go drifting on the figure-eight track.

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Author: Mitch Talley
Posted: August 6, 2020, 4:30 pm
[VIDEO] PDR Captures Another 2020 Corvette’s Frunk Opens While Driving

Nearly a month ago we brought you the unfortunate video showing the frunk opening on a new 2020 Corvette seemingly on its own while the car was driving down the road. At the time, there were two complaints of the 2020 Corvette’s frunk opening that were filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that detailed the incidents.

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Author: Keith Cornett
Posted: August 6, 2020, 2:27 pm