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Rut Roh...

UPDATE - Found a link with some details:
http://www.corvetteblogger.com/2013/02/12/pic-2014-corvette-stingray-coupe-crashes-in-arizona/

We’re not too sure of the details yet and we put a call in to our friends at Chevy, but what you’re looking at here may be the first public accident involving a 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe. The blue Stingray was working out in Arizona with a group of other C7s but we believe this to be a one-car accident.

We found this picture posted by Digital Corvette’s member “gpetry” today who says a friend in Arizona had emailed the photo to him last week. So were not exactly sure of the time frame for the accident but gpetry recounts his friends description:
“Driving through some mountains in Arizona about 30 minutes ago. In some tight switchbacks when we passed this ’14 Vette. Cop had just arrived. Car is in worse shape than looks. Hit guardrail on left and bounced back to rocks.”

Somebody had a bad day…
Click here to see a larger picture of the wrecked 2014 Corvette Stingray.
We don’t know who the driver was at the time of the accident, but we did see GM test driver Jim Mero get out of a Blue Stingray in video we posted a couple weeks ago that showed three C7 Corvette Stingrays working out in Arizona.
 

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Unfortunately having the money to buy one doesn't mean you have the brains to drive one :biggrin:
 

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Looks like a Michigan plate (certainly not az) and with the earlier report of a gm test driver out of Arizona in a blue c7 with a group of other c7s makes me think that he is indeed the driver of this car.

Still unfortunate, but it seems unlikely that this was someone's recently purchased pride and joy
 

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Its like that video when that guy test drives a ferrari enzo and smashes it lol. I sometimes wonder how people passed their drivers test.
 

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no not the blue one! that's a shame. But those new vettes even look good when they're smashed into the grand canyon.
 

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But those new vettes even look good when they're smashed into the grand canyon.
Thats what I was thinking hahaha
 

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Beautiful car SMFH
 

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Unfortunately having the money to buy one doesn't mean you have the brains to drive one :biggrin:
This is a GM fleet/test vehicle - these aren't available for public sale yet.
Notice the M plate on the car :)
 

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This is a GM fleet/test vehicle - these aren't available for public sale yet.
Notice the M plate on the car :)
Yep, gotta read the article. It says during routine testing, the driver accidentally caught the inside edge of the rear tire on the edge of the pavement, which caused him to hit the guard rail, and he bounced into the rocks. Nobody was hurt, and damage to the car is reported as minimal.
 

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Yeah well, any statement released by a corporation is open to interpretation isn't it?
 

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Meh !

A little Mothers, and a touch pen and that will buff right out !

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