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C8RR Rebody Kit for the C8 Coupe

C8RR Rebody Kit for the C8 Coupe As great looking as the C8 Coupe is, people are always going to want to tweak it to make it fit more to their idea of perfect. Competition Carbon is a company with a reputation of such tweaking and has unveiled a wild body kit for the C8 Corvette Coupe. The wide body kit is known as the C8RR and transforms the looks with a custom bumper crafted with the factory headlights replaced with a couple of small light units in the center…

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C8 Production Stopped Again

C8 Production Stopped Again Chevrolet has been forced to stop the production of the C8 Corvette again. This time the problem is a temporary parts supply issue. Chevrolet has had a hard time keeping the C8 line up and running since the start. First it was the 40-day strike, then COVID-19 caused an eight-week shutdown, and now a parts shortage. The plant stoppage is expected to last all week and is scheduled to reopen on October 19th. GM didn’t specify what parts caused the stoppage in production, but said “our…

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Corvette Racing Historian Jan Hyde on the Corvette Today Podcast

Racing fans will want to pull up a chair for this next episode of the CORVETTE TODAY Podcast. Host Steve Garrett sits down with Jan Hyde of the Registry of Corvette Race Cars for a fun-filled discussion on Corvette race cars and the drivers and teams that helped lead the way from the early days all the way through today’s factory-backed efforts. If you’re a fan of Corvette Racing and a Corvette historian at heart-don’t miss this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!!!! Steve Garrett sits down with Jan Hyde from the…

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China’s Plug-In Hybrid C1 Knockoff

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery China is well known for knocking off a good thing when they see it. When a Chinese car company by the name of Songsan decided to do the ultimate Plug-In Hybrid, their designers looked no further than the C1 Corvette. They named this “new” car the SS Dolphin. It is not clear yet if/when this clone will be available in the US, or if it is just for the Chinese market, but it is clear they are targeting the younger retro market. It…

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GM Stops Delivery and Sales of C8

GM Stops Delivery and Sales of C8 General Motors put out a widespread stop-sales and stop-delivery order to all dealers due to a brake sensor contamination issue. It looks like this recall will be repairable only at the dealer. The recall is caused because of contaminated material between a sensor and the brake boost system. Cars that get effected by this issue can lose their electronic brake boost assist and may require extra brake pedal force to slow down and come to a stop. Also, if the computer sensors the…

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Genovation’s GXE Electric Corvette Shatters Thunderhill World Record

Genovation’s GXE Electric Corvette Shatters Thunderhill Genovation has been building and refining the All Electric C7 Corvette for a few years now, setting records along the way. The Genovation’s GXE boasts a pair of electric motors producing 800 hp (718 lb-ft of torque) mated to a seven-speed manual transmission, unlike most electric powered cars these days with a single-speed gearbox. And is Already the world’s fastest street-legal electric car at 211.8 mph. As the world’s fastest street-legal electric car (for now), the GXE employs a pair of electric motors under…

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Electric Lego Corvette ZR1

Lego engineering at its finest Back in 2019, Lego added the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 to its lineup, we knew people would turn it into an awesome work of art. But we never imagined one automotive enthusiast would take the stock Lego model to a completely new level. The guy from the video above bought a 2019 Corvette ZR1 from Lego and added a fully functional electric powertrain consisting of a small DC electric motor and a four-speed manual gearbox. Yes, you can row your own gears on a Lego car.…

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Restored 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Looks Great With Factory Sidepipes

This L71 car is rocking a 427 under the hood. Corvette Mike Anaheim sells some of the coolest ‘Vettes you can find, and this beautiful 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L71 is a great example. This 1969 Corvette is packing a powerful punch with the L71 427 V8, but this restored C3 is highly original and is currently up for auction on Bring A Trailer. Image Credit: Corvette Mike Anaheim Just looking at the overall condition of this car, it isn’t hard to see why this 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L71 earned the NCRS Top…

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Last Chance! Enter to Win a Lexus in our Charity Drawing

This is the final week to reserve your charity drawing tickets to win a 2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible and support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County. Tickets are $100 each and winner need not be present to win. Click here to reserve your tickets or call 831-394-5171. Ticket reservations close at 10:00am Sunday, September 13. The winner will be drawn this Sunday, September 13, 2020.  We hope you will consider participating in this fundraising effort, joining with us to help people in need even though we cannot gather…

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1.75 Million Corvettes And Counting!

1,750,000th Corvette Built Was Raffled Off Nearly seven decades ago, Corvette #1 rolled off the hand built assembly line. Now in its eighth generation, an incredible 1,750,000 Vettes have been produced. To celebrate this achievement, and to raise some money for the National Corvette Museum, the 1.75 millionth Corvette has been raffled off. Raffle was part of the National Corvette Museum’s ongoing fund-raising efforts, and was held September 4th, 2020, with Don Creekmore from Wichita, Kansas, taking home the prize. Just like the first Corvette, and the one millionth Corvette,…

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