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The Chevrolet Corvette is probably one of the greatest American cars of all time. It is the pride and enjoy of Chevy in the racing world, capable of taking on the likes of Porsche, Ferrari, and Aston Martin in the GT circuit. But at one point Chevrolet wanted to kill this Corvette Grand Sport and this is its story …
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Jul 9, 2019

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Donut Media
Donut Media 3 months ago
Which Corvette is the best Corvette? 😎
sparrow
sparrow 22 hours ago
C6 zr1 if that's a thing but c6 vette is best for the money
SunburnedTomato
SunburnedTomato 18 days ago
I like the 1979 vett3
El Hombre Mo
El Hombre Mo 22 days ago
@dr pepper I'm just... I don't understand. How do you justify naming a stingray or a shark over a C7?
dr pepper
dr pepper 22 days ago
Corvette Stingray or a Corvette shark
El Hombre Mo
El Hombre Mo Month ago
@Mike Kramer I can tell you don't know what you're talking about when you said a hellcat is half the price of a corvette. There is only 1 corvette double the price of a hellcat, the rest are same price range or cheaper. The second giveaway was the fact that you think car manufacturers don't steal each other's technology. They all do it. There is no manufacturer on earth which doesn't knock-off their competitor's developments. Why are you condemning GM when you drive vehicles with knocked-off tech in it? Does your front end collapse if you hit something? I hope you drive a Benz cuz if not you're driving a car with knocked-off tech. Does your car have OHVs? If it's not a Buick, you're driving a car with knocked-off tech. Who owns Buick again? Oh ya... your car has tech they stole from GM. Quit being a prejudice troll.
Creeperboy and friends
I think I may have encountered one of these recently at a car show Along with the new C8 (;
Roger Jacobs
Roger Jacobs 2 days ago
The 1955 Le Mans accident in this video. Was a Mercedes and also the reason why Mercedes pulled out of Motorsports for 35-40years I think
Inosuke Hashibira
Inosuke Hashibira 11 days ago
I need one lol
Lance Rowley
Lance Rowley 12 days ago
Really hate this format. Would've been much better as an Up To Speed
123bellacat
123bellacat 15 days ago
What’s the song at 12:52
DJKOOLKAT
DJKOOLKAT 15 days ago
This is the best fucking lighting in the universe
Mj Moore
Mj Moore 17 days ago
Good content brought to you by a damn kyle....also your fat ass dont weigh 132lb....loser
Sean Mhembere
Sean Mhembere 18 days ago
I love the way he giggles whenever he revs a nice car😂😂😂😂
Dean Bracewell
Dean Bracewell 19 days ago
NICE!!!
Pedja Tripkovic
Pedja Tripkovic 22 days ago
i see it and i want it
Dean F
Dean F 23 days ago
HOLD ON A SEC! I figured it out... James is Oliver Hardy's Grandson.
Burrito Bowl01
Burrito Bowl01 24 days ago
Mark wylde had one of these. Well Peter Tesla had one but that's another story
Connor Hall
Connor Hall 25 days ago
I don’t think I can lie, that vette has the best sounding engine I think I’ve ever heard.
CM Speedster
CM Speedster 25 days ago
Your information is not accurate, the Superformance cars are replicas licensed through Duntov Motor Company to Superformance, only Duntov Motor Company holds the GM license and can and is licensed to build continuation cars and has built 13 with the VIN numbers continuing form #006 onwards. Cool video but fact checking is important.
glenniz1
glenniz1 26 days ago
Just want to give a big shout out to Curiosity Stream, signed up last month, and the content is Awesome!!!! Thanks Donut Media!!!
Spence Morrisette
Spence Morrisette 27 days ago
Didnt your grandad rent a horse to John wilks booty...the guy who shot lincoln
chuckomgyahoo
chuckomgyahoo 28 days ago
That's metal af
Marcos Escobar
Marcos Escobar 29 days ago
2:18 didn't know final destination already happened in the 50s That's actually pretty scary😖
fuk it
fuk it 29 days ago
😍😍😍
Biz Hacks
Biz Hacks 29 days ago
I got a nerdy on this video.
I Am Happy So Why Aren't you?.
I'm starting to realize that the creators of these mean machines knew what they had built, and at least a few of the cars that were just made to be crushed were saved/stashed in someone's garage quietly!. LOL And to those who saved such innovative monsters of the day are freakin heroes in my book!. Thanks for sharing as always Donut Media and for shining light on their stories while showing a good amount of appreciation for those classics and those Dr. Frankenstein's who had created such amazing machines it's the best history lesson ever!. 🙏🍻
nedthegreat6
nedthegreat6 Month ago
im not a big corvette fan but that is one sexy machine, its a near perfect design
Therrydicule
Therrydicule Month ago
It would not have been a bad thing if GM had been split...
Brandon Howell
Brandon Howell Month ago
They had one of these in fast five lmao
Kevin Otero
Kevin Otero Month ago
Soooooooo movie about how Zora kept modifying and racing the corvette without the support of Chevrolet and still won against Cobra 🐍 AND THE FERRARI GTO?
Sidney Bailey
Sidney Bailey Month ago
Cool car. Stupid video!
Robert Rudolph
Robert Rudolph Month ago
I'm not usually a "Joiner" but I Subscribed to your channel. Like the way you do the car thing. Much better presentation then Smeve or those other limp wristed wanna-Beeeees.
The Soloosh
The Soloosh Month ago
Good video but geez what a cornball.
dan westerberg
dan westerberg Month ago
too much talkin and not enough corvette..........lmao
Richard Hopkins
Richard Hopkins Month ago
138 pounds? What are you, like 5 feet tall?
TRB 101
TRB 101 Month ago
2:20 theres a decapitated bodys all over there ..... Oof
Isaiah TD
Isaiah TD Month ago
7:05 Not being Offensive but how?
osgeld
osgeld Month ago
I like filling cavities
derpboy YT
derpboy YT Month ago
If you want a light car use preimpregnated carbon fiber
Gary Alexander
Gary Alexander Month ago
Best vette I have seen yet.
Darrell Somers
Darrell Somers Month ago
Never a secret to chevy guys ,don't forget the cheetah
Brendan K687
Brendan K687 Month ago
I love the Steve miller band reference 😂
Dillan Mecom
Dillan Mecom Month ago
am i related to john mecom? hhmmmmm
Nick Scaring
Nick Scaring Month ago
Only 200 grand
Prime Time Killer
The C2 corvette is one of the most beautiful cars ever built
Fighter jet Pilot
NASA APPROVED
Kj16V
Kj16V Month ago
Carol, Grady, why did Americans have such dumbass names in those days?
slide slippin
slide slippin Month ago
Must find $200,000 ASAP!!!
FUNZO1975
FUNZO1975 Month ago
So they had Vel-cro in 1965?
Aquiles Vailo
Aquiles Vailo Month ago
My mom's neighbor has one (Lucky bastard) in the last 5 years I saw him driving it twice.
Just a normal road man In the endz
Looks like iv got a new dream car
Charles Wagner
Charles Wagner 2 months ago
Zora Duntov...hella Murican. Also, Daniel Craig just like Zora Duntov.
samuel lopes
samuel lopes 2 months ago
HOLY SHIT, ONLY 1900 LBS !!!
Living This Life
Living This Life 2 months ago
Sex, flying kicks and this car
Khmer Youth
Khmer Youth 2 months ago
Corvette is the fastest muscle car in the world. 1. Corvette C7 ZR1 Supercharge Carbon 755hp, Top Speed 340KM/H 2. Shelby GT500 SUPER SNAKE 662hp, Top Speed 320KM/H 3. Dodge Challenger SRT8 HELLCAT REDEYE WIDE BODY, 797hp, Top Speed 320KM/H 4. Mercedes Benz E63 S, 603hp, Top Speed 306KM/H 5. Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, 650hp, Top Speed 305KM/H C7 ZR1 is great than Lamborghini V10 Top Speed 325KH/H and Ferrari 488, Top Speed 325KM/H.
Simeon Gjorgiev
Simeon Gjorgiev 2 months ago
The best ewer video ....nice and smooth ....exelent photography....efects... collor...and noth too loud simpatic host....this time....like you all...exelent job...
yeison barrera
yeison barrera 2 months ago
Ahhh another up to speed
Elle Sea
Elle Sea 2 months ago
Corporate execs: we cut deals with everyone Also corporate execs: Stop developing product, Product Developer! Duntov: no.
RobotTickleFight
RobotTickleFight 2 months ago
8:50 missed opportunity for "winning races and fitting braces"
Adam C
Adam C 2 months ago
*This Corvette was in Fast Five!*
Alexander MacRae
Alexander MacRae 2 months ago
SPEED HOLES!!! =D
BooterRider
BooterRider 2 months ago
Bumper 2 Bumper? More like Splitter 2 Diffuser
The Road Ahead
The Road Ahead 2 months ago
So much better then vehicle Virgin
Tothepointvideo Production
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