OPTIMA Presents Corvette of the Week: An Early Blue Devil
Ordinary fixed-roof coupes were born before the benefits of the LS6’s power boost that made the C5 Z06 legendary; however, this fixed-roofer is a legend in its own right.
Take a look at this Torch Red Z51 Corvette Stingray, and you’re basically looking at the car that represents the C7’s first model year; hence my coronation of it as “Corvette of the Year”.
While “PKAR’s” ’80 ruby Corvette convertible is leading a formidable lineup of sports cars, he certainly has a robust lineup of his own.
This week’s “Corvette of the Week” carries a bittersweet story. For the majority of you who love all kinds of cars, this article will be more sweet than bitter. For those of you who live and breathe Corvette, and nothing else, this is going to hurt like a root canal.
You figure a member of the workforce puts in a good 25, 35, 90 or however many years of blood, sweat and tears into the societal machine … there’s got to be something good that comes out of all those decades in the rat race.