It's not a state secret, Vice President Joe Biden loves his restored 1967 Chevy Corvette. (He also loves the new 2015 Z06 Corvette - and checked out the newest model when he visited the Detroit Auto Show last month.)
The Vice President is also a fan of the union-dominated car makers who often vote for Democrats. On Wednesday, Biden was in rare form addressing the United Auto Workers at their annual conference in Washington, D.C.
Biden sounded like a top salesman at a Chevy dealership when he outlined the new Corvette's features. “It also can track on a curve," he said. "It has a 106.7-inch wheelbase. It has more weight in the back for the first time ever.” The Vice President continued to gush about the American-made sports car, “And I can hardly wait, if I were not in this job, to take on my friend’s Porsche. I’m serious, it’s the best buy in America.”
(AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Biden went on to lament the fact that he can't drive his 'Vette or the new model, unless it happens on a Secret Service test track. (Top elected officials in America are not allowed to drive themselves.)
Watch the Vice President wax poetic on his beloved Chevy Corvette
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