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Rusty Monday: Oddities In Rust

This week’s Rusty Monday brings not so much rusty as ridiculous vehicles for your perusal. These oddities will hopefully never again haunt the highways and byways of the US. They are all a testament to people having too much time on their hands. Rust in peace, oh ye brave but butchered beasts.  Barris Eldorette Corvette …

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Cheapest 2021 Chevy Corvette Gets This Bougie Stereo

The Chevy Corvette is undoubtedly an impressive sports car. In fact, several major car reviewers and writers widely recognize it as the best car of 2020. However, most reviews were based on upgraded models with add-ons and extra features.  So you might wonder if the base-model Stingray comes with all the features that make the …

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The Least Reliable Chevy Models Feature Many Big Names

Everyone has their own idea of what automotive brands are reliable. Some people think of Toyota and Honda. Meanwhile, others trust good ‘ol American brands like Chevrolet. However, not every Chevy is reliable. The American automaker’s most reliable models are quite surprising. Unfortunately, you won’t see many noteworthy entries on that list. Instead, some of …

Mark Reuss, president of General Motors Co. (GM), speaks during an unveiling event for the GM 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
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The Chevy C8 Corvette Will Have a Lasting Reputation

While the Chevrolet Corvette has a long history, the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is a leap ahead of its predecessors. It excels in performance as well as value. MotorTrend loved the car so much that it named it the 2020 MotorTrend Car of the Year. Here’s why the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette is amazing enough …

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Lost Corvette From Animal House Movie Found-Is Up For Sale

That frat comedy romp National Lampoon’s Animal House movie is almost 45 years old. In that time it has maintained its irreverence and comedic edge. Cars were a big part of the movie-especially the Deathmobile Lincoln Continental that ravages the town at the end. But also shining was Blutto’s red 1959 Corvette. After its movie …

An image of a blue 2020 Chevy Corvette out on track.
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The 2021 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Just Got Delayed…Again

To say that the arrival of the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette C8 has been tumultuous would be a massive understatement. Following consistent setbacks, production of the mid-engined Corvette seemed to be well underway throughout the beginning of 2021. However, a new report by CarBuzz indicates that there is yet another production delay. Like all of the …

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The 2020 Chevy Corvette Z51 Has This ‘Funky’ Feature

The Chevy Corvette is the quintessential American sports car. Whether your Corvette is a coupe or a convertible, you can be sure your neighbors are envious of its sleek exterior.  With fans such as President Joe Biden, it’s no surprise this automotive icon boasts admirers far and wide. The Corvette has also garnered critical accolades. In fact, the …

A Rapid Blue 2020 Chevy Corvette travels on a paved surface with an arid landscape, mountains, and a blue sky with wispy clouds in the background
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Chevy Corvette C8 Buyers Are Much Richer Than C7 Buyers, Says GM

The arrival of the Chevy Corvette C8 and its sub-$60,000 price tag gave U.S. enthusiasts a cheaper way into a mid-engined sports car. However, it seems the Corvette‘s flashy looks have attracted some seriously huge spenders with plenty of cash in hand. According to GM Authority reported by Motor1, C8 buyers are significantly richer than …

A silver 2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe is unveiled on March 19, 2008, at the New York International Auto Show.
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This Pontiac Could Be GM’s Next Corvette or Camaro

Remember Pontiac? A General Motors brand, the Pontiac badge graced legends such as the Trans Am and GTO. It was once one of the best-selling car brands in the United States. But it couldn’t stay afloat with declining sales, market changes, the 2008 financial crisis, and the brutal restructuring at GM at the time. The …

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Does This Really Mean Chevy Is Doing A Corvette SUV?

For years there have been rumors about Corvette becoming its own brand-possibly killing off Cadillac in the process. The thinking is that Corvette has remained true to its name and has an almost impeccable reputation. When Ford was rumored to be splitting off the Mustang brand into an all-electric crossover the Corvette rumors gained weight. …

The Corvette logo was into a wall hanging and is spotlighted from above
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Why are Corvettes Still So Popular Years Later

The Chevrolet Corvette has long stood as an American icon among sports car enthusiasts. Since it was first introduced in 1953, the Corvette has remained a popular option for purists and builders, and they even maintain or grow in value depending on year and age. Still in production with a totally new remodel, making the …

Chevrolet's first mid-engine GTLM race car, the Corvette C8.R, makes a surprise debut Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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The Corvette C8 Might Be the Last Gas-Powered Car to Win This Award

The 2020 Corvette C8 marks the eighth generation of this iconic American-made sports car. After several experimental Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle prototypes, it’s the first mid-engine model since the Corvette’s introduction in 1953. It’s also General Motors’ first mid-engine sports car since the automaker discontinued the Pontiac Fiero in 1988. The Chevrolet Corvette‘s design also …

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Rusty Monday: Derelict Corvettes-Wasted But Not Rusted

Yes, it’s blasphemy to showcase derelict Corvettes in Rusty Monday. Corvettes don’t rust. Well, at least the bodies don’t. There are plenty that at one time or another had frames rusted in half. But generally, rust is not associated with a Corvette. Nonetheless, we present derelict Corvettes that are wasted but not rusted. And we’re …

Custom Cre8ions C8 Corvette engine cover with fake velocity stacks
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Why is This C8 Corvette Part Trying to Fake Performance?

Fake exhaust tips, fake vents, and goofy body kits have plagued the “performance” or “custom” car scene for a long time. Just as I thought we were moving away from such foolishness, Custom Cre8ions comes out with a silly expensive engine cover that attempts to make your C8 Corvette look vintage with fake velocity stacks. …

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This Brand-New Chevy Corvette C8 Arrived With an Unusual Mistake

Given all of the Chevy Corvette C8’s production setbacks, there are bound to be some mixups. However, one unlucky owner was shocked to see his brand-new Corvette have a painfully obvious mistake. According to a thread on Corvette Forums, the owner recounts specifically optioning his sports car with a specific color combination. Instead, he received …

A Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is seen at the 2020 New England Auto Show Press Preview at Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
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Middle Eastern 2020 Chevy Corvette Stingray Fans Are in Luck

When the C8 Corvette was released for 2020, fans were ecstatic. The previous generation was already known for its exceptional performance, but this Corvette came back as a midengine sports car. GM Authority reports that now the Chevy Corvette Stingray is on its way to international acclaim. European motorists can purchase the Chevy Corvette Stingray …

A Chevy Corvette is seen during Auto show at the LA Convention center in Los Angeles on November 18, 2015.
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The Chevy Corvette Cracked Rims Lawsuit Fell Apart Quickly

In 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed that alleged certain Corvette Z06 and Grand Sport wheels from 2015 to the present bend, crack, and puncture tires. The lawsuit alleged the faulty wheels could result in high replacement costs for Chevy Corvette drivers. But in November 2020, the lawsuit was dismissed. What happened to prompt the …

2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray driving down the Las Vegas strip
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Corvette C8 Production Halted, COVID Again

The new Chevrolet Corvette C8 has had a heck of a time coming out of the gate. So far, in its short lifespan, the min-engine Corvette has suffered a worker strike, recalls, people crying foul over flying hoods, and COVID-19 related factory delays. And it’s happened again (cue the dramatic music)! The Corvette production line …

Joe Biden 1967 Corvette
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President-Elect Joe Biden Rips His 1967 Corvette

Obviously, the biggest news in the land is the results of our 46th Presidential election. But, this is an automotive site so let’s keep the focus there. Joe Biden has won the presidential election, but because the President of the United States is not allowed to drive, he better get in some runs in his …

A blue 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray races around a desert racetrack
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The 2020 Chevy Corvette Won Another Design Award

The Chevy Corvette has been one of the most popular sports cars for several years. We’ve seen it go through many changes as time went by, so is it any wonder that the Corvette Stingray won an award? Well, actually more than one award. But there’s one that’s impressing sports car enthusiasts as well as tough critics.  For the 2020 …

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The Mid-Engined Chevy Corvette C8 Is Ruined

Years ago, when I had first heard that Chevrolet was doing research and design to turn their iconic sports car, the Corvette, into a mid-engine roadster, I couldn’t be more excited. The Chevy Corvette was one of the first cars that I ever loved, and I share some of my fondest memories of riding shotgun …

Carwow host Mat Watson with a red 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette
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The American Invasion: A C8 Chevy Corvette in the UK

As impressive as the Shelby GT500 Mustang is, traditionally America’s sports car has been the Chevy Corvette. And the latest model, the mid-engine C8 Corvette, is even more of a threat to overseas sports cars, including the Toyota Supra. It can’t quite out-accelerate a GT-R, but it does out-speed a few AMG sedans. But the …

A 1963 Lincoln Continental Limousine Cabriolet vehicle on display during a preview for the upcoming Coys Spring Classics auction at the Royal Horticultural Society's Lindley Hall in London
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The Most Iconic Vehicles from the ’60s

The 1960s were, in many ways, the years that set a precedent for so many of America’s most formative cultural moments. It was a decade that saw humanity’s ascension to the moon and the depths in which our nation could sink in the treatment of its sons and daughters during the Civil Rights movement and …