Yes! Peter Max Corvette collection headed to auction
If you’re a fan of classic Corvettes, you can finally breathe a sigh of relief. After years of uproar in ‘Vette kingdom, it seems like those 36 cars once owned by the pop-art star, Peter Max, will finally find a good home.
A guy by the name of Peter Heller along with his family who bought the cars this summer are planning to restore them for auction next year, according to a New York Times report.
For those unfamiliar with the story of the 36 Corvettes, it all started back in 1989 when the cars were offered as a grand prize in a VH1-sponsored music project. The prize was made up of a model for each year the Corvette was produced up until that year of 1989, but the winner — a guy named Dennis Amodeo — wound up selling the collection to Max for a grand art installation.
Max soon learned that he had more pressing issues to deal with after being hit with tax fraud charges by the Internal Revenue Service. Since then, the cars have been left sitting in garages collecting dust, which has been pissing off Corvette fans for years.
Now, it looks like we can all rest a little better knowing that these ‘Vettes are in a better position to find a good home.
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