1 Millionth Corvette Prepares For Restoration – Is it Really Worth $750,000?
The repairs are expected to take a while, but there’s comfort in knowing the 1 Millionth Corvette, which is valued at $750,000, won’t wind up living out the rest of its days at the museum in its current condition, which would be another catastrophe in and of itself.
In the latest ‘Roadkill’ episode, the guys take the entire body off a 1985 Corvette and turn it into a 350hp bare-bone racer, then pit it against a 640hp C7 upgraded by Lingenfelter Performance.
I still can’t understand why someone would try to pull off a caper in a car as popular and highly recognizable as a Corvette.
Here’s a Corvette of the Week that exemplifies why Corvette fans are among the most passionate group of people on Earth. New forum member “JVH” from Georgia recently picked up this two-tone 1985 C4 in the classic light- and dark-bronze shades. Although JVH has owned this ‘Vette only a few months, he’s been involved in a love affair with this exact car for 18 years.
Here’s a piece of advice – if you’re going to buy a high school kid a graduation gift, a Corvette might not be a wise pick.