Vice President Joe Biden was in Detroit this week at the 2014 North American International Auto Show to speak about the positive turnaround of the U.S. auto industry. But that didn’t stop VP Biden from getting a couple of words in edgewise about his personal rides, and those he enjoyed the most at the show.
VP Biden revealed to the audience that he owns a 1967 Corvette Stingray, which his father bought him as a wedding present. Even though the secret service doesn’t let him drive the car for security reasons, that doesn’t stop him from doing a burnout in his driveway every now and then.
“Either get in the passenger seat with me or shoot me, because I’m moving,” Biden told his secret service agent before laying some long black lines on down the driveway at his home in Delaware.
Biden is a Corvette guy, it would appear, as he was keen to check out the 2015 Corvette Z06. GM’s new CEO, Mary Barra, joined Biden in the passenger seat while the VP pored over the new 625 horsepower ‘Vette.