Tag: Rick Tavel

My Generation: The Special Fixed Roof Coupe

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by Rick Tavel Special to Corvette Forum ? 6-3-2013 All rights reserved If you are like most other enthusiasts you have owned or still own that one special car that you enjoy above all others, a car with which you have developed a special relationship. And often times that car is neither the best performer, […] More »

  Comments | By - June 3, 2013

Corvette History Through Ads: No Replacement for Displacement

by Rick Tavel  special to Corvette Forum ? 5-8-2013 All Rights Reserved Do Not Duplicate Without Permission It remains true even today, ?With 427 cubic inches, who needs adjectives?? I thought it only appropriate to look at another 1966 Corvette ad to follow up on last week’s ?error ad.? Last week the advertisement stated that […] More »

  Comments | By - May 8, 2013

Corvette History Through Ads: Women’s Lib and an Error

by Rick Tavel  special to Corvette Forum ? 5-1-2013 All Rights Reserved Do Not Duplicate Without Permission

  Comments | By - May 1, 2013

My Generation: Benign Neglect

by Rick Tavel Special to Corvette Forum ? 4-29-2013 All rights reserved While recovering from some surgery, I had the opportunity to catch up on reading that I had neglected over the past weeks. Since I am in the midst of writing a multi-part article on the advertising history of the Corvette, one commentary written […] More »

  Comments | By - April 29, 2013

Corvette History Through Ads: Farewell to Harley Earl

by Rick Tavel  special to Corvette Forum ? 3-17-2013 All Rights Reserved Do Not Duplicate Without Permission Few people, even the ?aficionados? to which the ad alludes, understand the prophetic significance and symbolism in this 1962 Campbell-Ewald ad.  ?Aficionados are made, not born. Corvette enthusiasm, like manhood, is a condition that develops slowly and requires the […] More »

  Comments | By - April 24, 2013

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