Author: Rick Tavel

First Corvette Shots from Woodward


We wanted to bring you photos of the outstanding Corvette events taking place in and around Detroit and Flint, Michigan, last week. Along with the world famous Woodward Dream Cruise which began midweek (last week) unofficially, Corvettes on Woodward, Back to the Bricks, and the Corvette Reunion all took place and featured heavy attendance. Though […] More »

  Comments | By - August 20, 2013

Corvette History Through Ads: Bragging Rights


Car&Driver has devoted a lot of ink to the Corvette over the years. Their reviews of the car always seemed to be a “love/hate” relationship, frequently criticizing the car for its brakes, build quality and weight but praising its performance. Yet, at the same recognizing that there were no sports cars on the market that could […] More »

  Comments | By - August 14, 2013

Corvette History Through Ads: There is no Substitute


by Rick Tavel Special to Corvette Forum © 8-7-2013 All rights reserved, do not duplicate without permission.   I am sure that you, as a car enthusiast, are aware of the advertising theme Porsche has used for over two decades. And even if you’re not a Porschephile you may remember the scene in the movie […] More »

  Comments | By - August 7, 2013

Corvette History Through Ads: Changes


The late 1960’s and early 1970’s were marked by sweeping social and life-style changes throughout the United States. Traditional values and mores were continually challenged and no longer accepted on face value alone. The way things had always been done was no longer an acceptable answer or solution. Everything from political views and philosophies to […] More »

  Comments | By - July 31, 2013

Corvette Excitement at the Concours d’Elegance of America


It appeared that the 2013 Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s was going to be rained out on Sunday when Saturday’s storms prevented much of the event set up. Though rain was forecast, after only a brief shower the 374 exhibitors rushed to get their cars displayed on the beautiful but wet fairways of

  Comments | By - July 31, 2013

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