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Corvette Auction Preview: Mecum’s 2013 Bloomington Gold Auction


It’s the last full weekend in June which means one thing to Corvette enthusiasts – It’s Bloomington Gold weekend. That also means it’s time for the annual Mecum auction at Bloomington Gold. At last check there were just over 100 Corvettes consigned for this weekend’s sale in Champaign, Illinois. Mecum Bloomington Gold will take place

  Comments | By - June 27, 2013

1982 C3 Chevrolet Corvette: L83 and L89 Engine History and Pricing

The only engine available in the 1982 Chevrolet Corvette was the L83 as pollution requirements became more stringent throughout the 80’s. At 350 cubic inches, or 5.7 L, it produced 200 horsepower (149 kW) and 285 lb. ft. of torque (386 Nm) at a compression ratio of 9:1. This Chevy Vette could be ordered only […] More »

  Comments | By - September 4, 2009