Three rare Corvette concepts you may have just read about and never seen in person will be making a public appearance this week. The LeMay Museum in Tacoma, Wash., has been fortunate enough to lure the three concept cars out of the GM Heritage Collection in Michigan and will be showing the cars on Aug.
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 […]
by Rick Tavel Special to Corvette Forum ? 7-24-2013 All rights reserved, do not duplicate without permission. Even though the image shown is that of a 1968 Corvette, technically it’s not a pure Corvette advertisement. It is one of a group of ads that advertise cars with a common purpose from more than one […]
Matt Rodriguez made it back more than 40 years ago from Vietnam, where he worked as a crew chief on a chopper. After he returned to the States in 1970, he began a 30-year career with General Motors in the tool and dye department. That’s when he also started his long love affair with Corvettes,
by Rick Tavel Special to Corvette Forum ? 7-17-2013 All rights reserved, do not duplicate without permission. Corvette had frequently bragged that it was America’s only sports car and liked to advertise that fact. And up until 1968 that fact was undisputable. But the marketing department found need to resurrect and reinforce that claim […]