Crews Work to Retrieve Remaining Corvettes from Sinkhole
The team charged with retrieving the Corvettes from the sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum is gearing up for what will likely be its most tedious process yet. After spending the past few days making the hole more accessible, the construction crew will now turn its attention to vacuuming some of the dirt inside the hole to locate the three cars buried deep in the debris.
Any Corvette enthusiasts in the Windy City might want to clear April 6, on their calendar. Bill Jacobs Joliet, one of Chicago’s premier Chevy dealers, is hosting its annual Corvette Show and Swap Meet. The event, now in its 38th year, is said to bring out some of the most impressive Corvettes you’ll find in Illinois.
The bets are starting to roll in on two hot Corvettes up for auction in April, and the speculation is that both could fetch up to $1 million each when they cross the block. The first up is the Bunkie Knudsen Corvette, a 1963 Corvette Sting Ray built specifically for General Motors Chevrolet Division General Manager Semon “Bunkie” Knudsen.
It’s been said that every good thing must come to an end; that is, except for Corvettes, which explains why a ’57 Stocker model, once considered long gone, has resurfaced.
The C7 Corvette represents a major leap over the C6 in all categories. In terms of design, that leap is best delineated when you compare their rumps. The contrast is striking, isn’t it?