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Tony Meehan’s 1958 Corvette Stands as a Tribute to His Father

Anyone who has restored his father’s old car can understand exactly where Tony Meehan is coming from. As he stands in front of his dad’s 1958 Corvette that he bought new, Tony tells a poignant story about a car that is obviously more than just a car. “I grew up around race cars,” he says.

  Comments | By - June 11, 2012

1961 Corvette is a True Barn Find

There isn’t anything that stirs the imagination of a car enthusiast quite like the thought of finding an original barn car. We’ll we found one for you and it looks like this find is a keeper. Locked away in dusty Las Vegas area barn is this Silver/Red 1961 Corvette roadster. It hasn’t started, moved or

  Comments | By - May 24, 2012

1954 Hot Rod Corvette Gets a New Lease on Life

To paraphrase country singer George Jones, this is one old Corvette that’s not ready for a rockin’ chair. John Muller of Arizona always liked the way first generation Corvettes looked, but motoring down the highway in the 1955 he once owned wasn’t the ultimate driving experience. Then he found a 1954 Corvette on eBay that

  Comments | By - May 14, 2012

Mecum to Auction 1957 Smokey Yunick Corvette Racer at Indy Spring Classic

If you’re looking for something to do with your Mega Millions winnings, we recommend heading to Mecum’s Spring Classic Auction coming up in May. There they will be offering this 1957 racer which was the first car to use Rochester Fuel injection backed by a 4-speed transmission. Racing history of the car includes duty at

  Comments | By - April 2, 2012

1961 Corvette Gulf Oil Race Car a No-Sale at Mecum’s 2012 Kissimmee Auction

The 1961 Corvette Gulf Oil race car was one of the centerpieces of Mecum’s 2012 Kissimmee auction and it drew massive attention when it hit the auction block Saturday afternoon. Bidding on the Grady Davis Gulf Oil-sponsored Corvette was fast and furious at the beginning but eventually stalled at $850,000 and the car went unsold.

  Comments | By - January 31, 2012

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