Tag: C3

Monaco Orange 1969 ZL1 Corvette Convertible at Bloomington Gold


When it comes to rare Corvettes, the conversation naturally bends towards L88’s, big brake fuelie’s, C3 ZR1’s, and C2 Z06’s. Even rarer than those are a pair of Corvettes sold in 1969 sporting all aluminum ZL1 motors between the front fenders. RPO ZL1 cost $4,718.35 which was basically the same price as a base Corvette

  Comments | By - August 13, 2013

Corvette History Through Ads: There is no Substitute


by Rick Tavel Special to Corvette Forum © 8-7-2013 All rights reserved, do not duplicate without permission.   I am sure that you, as a car enthusiast, are aware of the advertising theme Porsche has used for over two decades. And even if you’re not a Porschephile you may remember the scene in the movie […] More »

  Comments | By - August 7, 2013

Corvette History Through Ads: Changes


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


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

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