The Corvettes of Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach 2013
Last Friday we spent the slightly soggy day at Barrett-Jackson to see the auction of the 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible. While that auction was certainly exciting with Rick Hendrick paying $1 million to buy the first retail version of the next generation convertible, it wasn’t the only Corvette offered on the block that day.
Vicari Auctions recently announced that two very rare, unrestored Corvettes will cross the block at their Nocona, Texas auction running April 19th and 20th, 2013. The 1962 big brake fuelie and 1963 Z06 have been stored by a collector since Ronald Reagan was President and still remain in almost all-original condition. “These exceptional Corvettes add
Corvette exterior design manager Kirk Bennion has been working with in the Corvette design studio since 1986. He recently spoke with Faces of GM about the new 2014 Corvette Stingray and the five goals the design team had when creating the next generation sports car. According to Kirk, those five goals were: Change the Upper
It’s always sad to see a classic Corvette just wasting away in a field. But this story, reported by Al Rogers in Old Cars Weekly, offers hope for a happy ending for a 1967 Corvette roadster that’s been sitting in a grassy field for more than 30 years. Owners Lee and Amanda Sloppy have always
The Wall Street Journal takes a look at how it believes the Corvette?perhaps growing irrelevant during its long journey to some people (though certainly not to the legions of enthusiasts who worship the ground it rolls on)?has suddenly become cool again with the introduction of the C7. WSJ says a strange thing has suddenly happened […] More »