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This advertisement for the Malcolm Konner Commemorative Edition 1986 Corvette created quite a controversy among other Chevrolet dealerships. Corvette’s sales department realized the potential in creating special edition cars in 1978 when they successfully marketed the Indianapolis 500 Pace Car and the 25th Anniversary model during the same year. The sales for 1978 approached 47,000 […]

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Obviously the same government regulations that impeded straight-line performance for the fourth generation of America’s sports car also limited competitors cars as well. Dave McLellan, Corvette’s chief engineer from 1975 until his retirement in 1992, understood the impact strict CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) and safety government regulations dictated, and though challenging, he recognized that […]

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With government regulations increasing pressure on car manufacturers to meet ever tightening standards in both CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) and safety, Dave McLellan knew the fourth generation Corvette would have to blaze new trails to remain at the top of the performance heap. But the very definition of performance had to be revised due […]

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Congratulations to CF member Lgolson for winning Corvette of the Week with his beautiful 1986 Corvette! With all of the C7 madness, it’s easy to forget the wonderful Vettes that have led to the C7. But this car, in this setting with this lighting is just sublime. It seems that this C4 is completely bone […]