Tag: ZL1

Monaco Orange 1969 ZL1 Corvette Convertible at Bloomington Gold

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When it comes to rare Corvettes, the conversation naturally bends towards L88’s, big brake fuelie’s, C3 ZR1’s, and C2 Z06’s. Even rarer than those are a pair of Corvettes sold in 1969 sporting all aluminum ZL1 motors between the front fenders. RPO ZL1 cost $4,718.35 which was basically the same price as a base Corvette

  Comments | By - August 13, 2013

1969 BFG Stars & Stripes ZL1/L88 Racer Finds New Home!

Remember John Greenwood’s 1969 BF Goodrich Stars and Stripes ZL1/L88 racer that sold at RM’s Monterey auction for $638,000? Purchased by Terry Michaelis of Proteam Corvette, the ’69 BFG Corvette recently made its way home to the company’s Napoleon, Ohio facility. The former Le Mans race car will be the centerpiece of Proteam’s L88 collection

  Comments | By - September 23, 2011

1968-1982 C3 Chevrolet Corvette Shark: ZL1 Engine, Performance, and Features

Brand Development, Growth & ExpansionThe 3rd generation Chevrolet Corvette C3, known as the Shark, was manufactured from 1968 through 1982 as a 2-door coupe or convertible. The C3 also tied in with the Mattel® Hot Wheels custom Corvette toy car. A total of 542,741 Corvette C3’s were manufactured between 1968 and 1982 at the Chevrolet […] More »

  Comments | By - September 9, 2009

C3 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray ZL1 Engine

The rare ZL1 C3 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray came with the ZL1 engine. This engine was a 427-cubic inch (7 L) all-aluminum big block V-8 that supposedly put out approximately 550 hp. Only a few C3 Chevy Corvettes were actually shipped with this engine. However, many racers were later upgraded to the ZL1. The reason […] More »

  Comments | By - September 8, 2009