Tag: history

Breaking the Bank: $600K 1967 Corvette 427 on eBay!

Given the price, this baby might need a little TLC. The eBay ad claims this example is the only ‘Vette of this vintage with Ermine White/Saddle Leather, radio delete, and most importantly, the potent 435HP L71. The seller is the original owner, and the beefy big block has seen a scant 35,344 miles. Also, the […] More »

  Comments | By - July 29, 2011

The Baddest Corvette of Them All: The L88 Stingray

Many people consider the L88 Stingray, manufactured between 1967 and 1969, to be the baddest and biggest Corvette ever built. This vehicle sported a comprehensive racing package, including big block V8 with solid-lifters and special Can-Am-spec cylinder heads. It was one of the first vehicles in the Corvette line to be manufactured specifically with racing […] More »

  Comments | By - July 11, 2011

1965 Corvette VIN 00001 Sells at Mecum’s Indy Auction

Content provided by Keith Cornett at CorvetteBlogger.com Here’s a 1965 Corvette that’s number 1 in our book. Actually, it’s the very first 1965 Corvette, VIN 194375S100001 and it crossed the auction block Wednesday evening at Mecum’s Spring Classic in Indianapolis. The Silver Pearl Coupe with the 327/365 hp engine was sold for $66,000 to Bidder […] More »

  Comments | By - May 20, 2011

A Brief History of the Corvette Emblem

While the Corvette emblem has changed with each new generation of Corvette, there is one mainstay that holds true: the crossed flags design sporting the checkered finish line flag. The original logo was designed in 1953 for the premiere of the first Corvette. Original Logo The original Corvette logo was designed in 1953 by Robert […] More »

  Comments | By - May 9, 2011

ZR1 History and Overview

Corvette ZR1 History and Overview The ZR1 (or ZR-1 ? note the dash) is a high-performance edition of the Chevrolet Corvette. In and out of production from the late 1960s until the present time, today’s version is known as the C6 ZR1 Corvette (no dash). The car’s engine, in combination with the vehicle’s transmission, suspension […] More »

  Comments | By - November 12, 2010

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