Tag: 1965

Brian Hobaugh’s 30 Year History with a 500-hp 1965 Corvette Sting Ray

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When Brian Hobaugh’s dad bought a 1965 Corvette to compete in the world of autocross back in 1983, he probably didn’t realize he was creating a family legacy that shows no signs of ending anytime soon. But that’s exactly what he has created over the past 30 years with his magnificent 1965 Sting Ray that […]

  Comments | By - September 20, 2013

2013 Corvettes at Carlisle: 1965 Corvette Restomod

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This beautiful 1965 Corvette Sting Ray Coupe was parked in the fun field at the 2013 Corvettes at Carlisle and when we first saw the restored we literally stopped dead in our tracks and started shooting away with our camera. The ’65 custom coupe is owned by Ronald Champe who claimed a club affiliation with […]

  Comments | By - August 26, 2013

1965 Corvette and a 1970 Chevelle SS Stolen from Northwest Washington State

If you live up in Northwest Washington State, be on the lookout for a Nassau Blue 1965 Corvette Coupe and an all-original 1970 Chevelle SS that were stolen from a warehouse in Puyallup, south of Seattle. The two classic cars were owned by Gary Tucci and were stolen sometime last Wednesday night. Tucci says the

  Comments | By - August 13, 2012

1965 Corvette VIN 00001 Sells at Mecum’s Indy Auction

Content provided by Keith Cornett at CorvetteBlogger.com Here’s a 1965 Corvette that’s number 1 in our book. Actually, it’s the very first 1965 Corvette, VIN 194375S100001 and it crossed the auction block Wednesday evening at Mecum’s Spring Classic in Indianapolis. The Silver Pearl Coupe with the 327/365 hp engine was sold for $66,000 to Bidder […] More »

  Comments | By - May 20, 2011

The C2 Corvette: A Legend in the Making

  The 1963 and 1964 C2 Corvettes all had 327 cu. in. engines. This standard engine produced 250 horsepower (186 kW). Optional modifications, including fuel injection, produced up to 375 horsepower or 280 kW. In 1965, the standard engine was the 396 cu. in. ?big block? V-8, which produced 425 horsepower or 317 kW. For […] More »

  Comments | By - April 19, 2011