OPTIMA Presents Corvette of the Week: First-Rate Retirement Gift

1966 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray L79 Coupe

This week’s Corvette of the Week comes from “dahogan” who says this Silver Pearl 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray L79 Coupe was a retirement gift to himself.

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Truth be told, dahogan didn’t actually retire, but I can’t blame him for coining this car his retirement gift. Calling this car a retirement gift paints a more colorful picture of what this ’66 Sting Ray represents.

You figure a member of the workforce puts in a good 25, 35 90, or however many years of blood, sweat and tears into the societal machine … there’s got to be something good that comes out of all those decades in the rat race.

In comes a shiny ‘Vette, and suddenly all those years of the “nine to five” seem to have served their purpose because when you find yourself in the driver’s seat of a Corvette, all that exists is that moment — none of the trials and tribulations of the past, and none of the concerns and worries of the future.

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