OPTIMA Presents Corvette of the Week: Orange Crush
This 1974 Chevrolet Corvette has been painstakingly restored by forum member “ORANGEBROTHERS” who says he’s “bringing C3’s back to life one at a time.” I’d say that’s quite the noble cause. With this ’74 I must admit, I developed a bit of a crush at first sight, and then I developed a craving for a certain orange-flavored soft drink … by far, that is the most bizarre reaction I’ve had to any car, and on that bombshell, this C3 gets my nod for “Corvette of the Week”.
Here’s a beauty worth marveling at for a few minutes … or a lifetime if you’ve got the cash. This 1972 Corvette ZR1 Coupe, which will be up for grabs in Houston in April at the Mecum Auctions, is one of only 20 special edition models produced that year. This rare classic is powered by […] More »
The Cure for Polar Vortex Induced Depression—Planning Your Back to the Bricks™/Corvette Reunion Week
As the “polar vortex” blankets much of the country and the dreaded February “blues” set in, one of the best diversions to help brighten your outlook and pull you out of the doldrums is to begin planning your summer automobile event calendars. Just the thought of those sunny days and warm summer nights is enough to send the vortex back to the poles.
Only Superman, and maybe a few other comic book protagonists can tear down a vehicle in five minutes or less, but thanks to the power of time-lapse video, those who hail from planets other than Krypton can be made to look like superheroes.
The curtain came down Sunday, January 19th, on the most successful Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction in history. The FOX televised, eight-day event, sometimes called the “world’s greatest reality show,” was hosted in Barrett-Jackson’s brand new bricks and mortar facility with much improved space and amenities, a building that was completed in only eleven months time and […]