Corvette History Through Ads Performance Advertising Makes a Comeback By Rick Tavel ?All rights reserved The first two years of the C2 Corvette, advertising focused on the car’s comfort and convenience options, frequently depicting the car as more of a personal luxury car than a performance car. Coupled with the new coupe’s heavy advertising bias, […]
The Chip’s Choice display for this year’s Corvettes at Carlisle continues to take shape. Back in February we told you about the George Barris-built Asteroid Corvette scheduled to appear. Now joining that custom 1963 is another custom 1963 – this one with an Italian flare. Corvettes at Carlisle announced in their most recent email newsletter
by Rick Tavel special to Corvette Forum ? 5-15-2013 All Rights Reserved Do Not Duplicate Without Permission As most Corvette aficionados know, all first generation Corvettes were convertibles. When the second generation Corvette arrived in 1963 the coupe was introduced. The now legendary split window coupe was an instant hit. The ‘split? in the window was […]
We’ve stumbled across another cool unrestored Corvette listed on eBay. Early last week we found the 1953 Survivor up for bids and now we’ve got this silver 327/350hp 1966 convertible seeking a new home. The hidden roadster was pulled from a barn in 2010 and claimed a Bloomington Gold Survivor Award in 2012. General Motors
Dana Mecum’s name is being changed to “Indiana Mecum” because like “Indiana Jones” he has a way of finding treasures, Corvette treasures, and offering them for sale at his vaunted Indianapolis Spring Auction, May 14th through May 19th. This year “Indiana Mecum” will auction over 2,000 collector cars and motorcycles during his six day extravaganza.