Corvette History Through Ads: Movin’ On Up
by Rick Tavel special to Corvette Forum ? 5-15-2013 All Rights Reserved Do Not Duplicate Without Permission As most Corvette aficionados know, all first generation Corvettes were convertibles. When the second generation Corvette arrived in 1963 the coupe was introduced. The now legendary split window coupe was an instant hit. The ‘split? in the window was […] More »
We’ve stumbled across another cool unrestored Corvette listed on eBay. Early last week we found the 1953 Survivor up for bids and now we’ve got this silver 327/350hp 1966 convertible seeking a new home. The hidden roadster was pulled from a barn in 2010 and claimed a Bloomington Gold Survivor Award in 2012. General Motors
Dana Mecum’s name is being changed to “Indiana Mecum” because like “Indiana Jones” he has a way of finding treasures, Corvette treasures, and offering them for sale at his vaunted Indianapolis Spring Auction, May 14th through May 19th. This year “Indiana Mecum” will auction over 2,000 collector cars and motorcycles during his six day extravaganza.
Vettes for Vets is an annual, all-Corvette car show organized to honor the hard work and dedication military veterans have committed to our country. On Sunday, May 26, the general public can enjoy a free Corvette car show in the parking lot behind the museum and free museum admission for all veterans. All visitors will enjoy our new exhibit Elegance in Motion: Cars of the Golden Age, which opens May 25.
Vettes for Vets will be a great day of sunshine and memorial for our veterans who will enjoy raffle prizes, food trucks coordinated by Sacto MoFo, and awesome tunes. Corvette owners can pre-register for only $10 and $15 at the gate. Call (916) 442-6802 or visit Calautomuseum.org for more Car Show registration details.
The mission of the California Automobile Museum is to preserve, exhibit, and teach the story of the automobile and its influence on our lives. The California Automobile Museum in Sacramento is open daily from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and until 9:00pm every third Thursday of the month.
This event is sponsored by Performance Chevrolet
by Rick Tavel special to Corvette Forum ? 5-8-2013 All Rights Reserved Do Not Duplicate Without Permission It remains true even today, ?With 427 cubic inches, who needs adjectives?? I thought it only appropriate to look at another 1966 Corvette ad to follow up on last week’s ?error ad.? Last week the advertisement stated that […] More »