Tag: stolen

86 Vette Indy Pacecar ‘Vert Stolen After CL Ad Placed

File photo courtesy of Corvettes.nl An Indiana Corvette owner has learned a hard lesson about the dangers of deals on the Internet. Mike Stull decided to turn to Craigslist to find someone to replace the top on his yellow 1986 Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car convertible. He thought he had found the perfect person in

  Comments | By - May 14, 2013

Corvette Thieves Stymied by 6-Speed Manual Transmission

File photo courtesy of CorvetteImages.com Here’s another reason for automakers to keep manufacturing cars with manual transmissions: They can keep your pride and joy from being stolen. At least when the would-be carjackers don’t even know how to drive a six-speed! That’s what happened to Randolph Bean recently as he was sitting outside Orlando Regional

  Comments | By - January 30, 2013

Kansas Man Tackles Suspected Corvette Thief

Who says people are afraid to get involved these days? Even though he didn’t have a horse in the race, Michael Legg of Haysville, Kansas didn’t think twice about chasing a suspected car thief Monday. Officers were in the midst of chasing a man suspected of stealing the silver C5 Corvette when he pulled into

  Comments | By - November 8, 2012

1965 Corvette and a 1970 Chevelle SS Stolen from Northwest Washington State

If you live up in Northwest Washington State, be on the lookout for a Nassau Blue 1965 Corvette Coupe and an all-original 1970 Chevelle SS that were stolen from a warehouse in Puyallup, south of Seattle. The two classic cars were owned by Gary Tucci and were stolen sometime last Wednesday night. Tucci says the

  Comments | By - August 13, 2012

The Top 10 Most Stolen Corvettes By Year

So here’s a fact for Corvette trivia fans: In the last 30 years, which model year of Corvette has been reported stolen more than any other? If you answered the 1984 Corvette, then give yourself a hand. The National Insurance Crime Bureau has looked a thefts of Corvettes from 1981-2011 and issued their report to

  Comments | By - May 15, 2012

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