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NASCAR Boss Rick Hendrick Unites With His Million-Dollar 2019 Corvette ZR1

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Renowned NASCAR team owner and Chevrolet dealer Rick Hendrick visited the National Corvette Museum to lay eyes on his very own Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. Hendrick outbid other heavyweight car collectors for the rights to own the first production ZR1 during the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona earlier this year.

Hundreds of Vettes Cruise the Smokies for the 2018 Corvette Expo

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, is the car show capital of the Southeast, as it is the host city for more than a dozen car events throughout the year. From specialty events like the Corvette Expo to rod runs like the Shades of the Past, Pigeon Forge keeps car guys coming back.

Throwback Thursday: Remember When the Cake Boss Was Arrested for DWI in His Corvette?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Full disclosure: We were prompted to bring this story to you entirely because it came up during our usual morning bull session in the office. But it's Thursday, which, in Internet-land, means it's the day of the week where it's entirely acceptable to dive down memory lane, especially in the name of an amusing story.

Even More Leaked Mid-Engine Corvette CAD Images Show New Twin-Turbo V8

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - You may remember earlier this month when we showed you some leaked CAD images of the upcoming mid-engine’d C8 Corvette. You may also recall that those images were proven to be real because GM’s lawyers told us, without really telling us so. Well, it’s happening again, but this time we’ve got an even better look at that engine that’ll be sitting, for the first time in a ‘Vette, right behind you.

2018 Cadillac CTS-V Tested: Still Fast, Still Good

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - What It Is: Cadillac’s most ferocious performance sedan, essentially a four-door Corvette Z06. The CTS-V uses a 640-hp version of General Motors’ LT4, a supercharged and intercooled 6.2-liter V-8, paired with an eight-speed automatic that routes torque exclusively to the rear wheels. Cadillac introduced this third generation of its track-ready CTS variant for the 2016 model year.

Reading Your Corvette After a Long Storage

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Roy, last time we discussed the first part of your question about brake safety after long-term storage. We reviewed a few things that needed to be checked and replaced on your brake system before driving your vehicle.

Rebuilding 1968-’82 (C3) Corvette headlight door assemblies

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It doesn’t matter what kind of classic muscle car you’re restoring; concealed headlights are a huge frustration to service and repair on any of them. C3 Corvettes are no exception.

We drove a $50,000 Ford Mustang GT and an $86,000 Chevy Corvette GS to see which we liked better — here's the verdict

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Corvette and the Ford Mustang don't make for a pure head-to-head matchup, but they do have similar V8 engine specs. The Corvette is the more aggressive-looking of the pair — and it costs more.

Chevrolet Is Offering Big Discounts to People Who Own Cars from Every Asian Brand in America

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Last month, we here at The Drive highlighted Chevrolet's attempts at pulling buyers away from performance rivals by knocking up to $15,000 off the price of a brand-new Corvette. But now the automaker has a different enemy in its sights; Chevy, as it turns out is offering a substantial discount to owners of every Asian car brand in America.

1965 Corvette Convertible Bought New Found 45 Years Later by Original Owner

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In 1983, when he was 10 years old, Rusty Brock was intrigued with an old color slide he saw of his father’s 1965 Corvette his father bought brand new. “Oh, I used to own that car back in the day,” George told his son.