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Corvette History Through Ads: Changes

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The late 1960’s and early 1970’s were marked by sweeping social and life-style changes throughout the United States. Traditional values and mores were continually challenged and no longer accepted on face value alone. The way things had always been done was no longer an acceptable answer or solution. Everything from political views and philosophies to […] More »

  Comments | By - July 31, 2013

Corvette History Through Ads: Multi-Divisional/Model Ads

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by Rick Tavel Special to Corvette Forum ? 7-24-2013 All rights reserved, do not duplicate without permission.   Even though the image shown is that of a 1968 Corvette, technically it’s not a pure Corvette advertisement. It is one of a group of ads that advertise cars with a common purpose from more than one […] More »

  Comments | By - July 24, 2013

Michigan Corvette Owner Ready to Show His Custom 1981 Corvette at Saginaw’s Old Town Motorfest

Matt Rodriguez made it back more than 40 years ago from Vietnam, where he worked as a crew chief on a chopper. After he returned to the States in 1970, he began a 30-year career with General Motors in the tool and dye department. That’s when he also started his long love affair with Corvettes,

  Comments | By - July 22, 2013

Corvette History Through Ads: True Sports Car

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by Rick Tavel Special to Corvette Forum ? 7-17-2013 All rights reserved, do not duplicate without permission.   Corvette had frequently bragged that it was America’s only sports car and liked to advertise that fact. And up until 1968 that fact was undisputable. But the marketing department found need to resurrect and reinforce that claim […] More »

  Comments | By - July 17, 2013

1978 Corvette Pace Car with 4.4 Miles to be Auctioned in September

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Just when you might be thinking that all the old “barn finds” have surely been discovered by now, you hear about someone like the Lambrechts. Ray and Mildred Lambrecht have been running Lambrecht Chevrolet in Pierce, Nebraska for the past 50 years – with just one other employee – but since they’re getting on up

  Comments | By - July 16, 2013

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