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1966 Corvette Sting Ray Coupe to be Featured in Fast and Furious 8

Whenever there’s a “car movie” on the big screen, it’s definitely always more exciting for Corvette enthusiasts if there is one of “America’s Favorite Sports Car” in the scene. Well, Hollywood is getting ready for another rendition of the “Fast and Furious” series, and good news, “Fast 8” is going to feature a 1966 Rally Red Corvette. Chalk up a great reason to watch this movie when it hits the screens on April 14,...

2017 Corvette Model Year Production Begins Today

Today officially marks the 64th year of the Corvette as the 2017 Corvette model year begins retail production today at the Bowling Green Assembly Plant. The plant has been building the 2017 model year Corvettes for a few months now as those cars get driven and analyzed by engineers as part of GM’s Captured Test Fleet. But for customers waiting on the new 2017 Corvette Grand Sport, this is the day they’ve been waiting...

Check Out this 1963 V-8-Powered Nova Sleeper

  Just because GM didn’t offer a Chevy II with a V-8 before 1964 didn’t mean you couldn’t buy one brand new. Soon after the car debuted in 1962, GM started producing the parts necessary to make the non-ordained marriage possible. That the conversion more than doubled the price of the car itself means dealer-converted models were exceedingly rare even when new.   Charles Pinchak’s V-8–powered 1963 is all about rarity but it has...

My Favorite Car: 68 Pontiac G.T.O.

Our own VP John Romano and his 68 G.T.O. This article was published June 2o, 2016 in the Tampa Bay Times!   While growing up in the ’50s and ’60s it was all about cars, and the Pontiac brand was always my favorite. Pontiac always seemed to have the latest advancements in design and style. In October 1967, I saw the new ’68 GTO on the cover of a car magazine with its new...

The Ups and Downs of Living with a 1968 Pontiac GTO for 49 Years and Counting

Our VP – John Romano’s 1968 G.T.O. On October 28, 1967, brothers John and Frank Romano visited Myrtle Motors in Queens, New York, and ordered nearly identical Verdoro Green 1968 GTOs. For John, buying a GTO was part of a 10-year plan he and his wife, Judy, had mapped out a few months before. “We were just starting out in life,” he remembers. “I was working for Sperry Gyroscope Company in Lake Success, New...

Rare Fuel Injected 1965 Corvette Sting Ray at Mecum’s Indy Auction

Midyear Corvette production was in its third year when the 1965 Corvette was introduced and offered for the first time ever was a Corvette big block V8 rated at 396 cubic inches and 425 horsepower. For many buyers, the opportunity for more horsepower at a lower price was more than enough reason to check the box over the higher priced 327/375 hp fuel injected L84 V8. Consequently, with buyers selecting the big block over...

1963 Corvette Pilot Build Photos

118 photos show how the 1963 Corvette was assembled on the pilot line at the St. Louis plant.    

Garage Find 1970 Corvette Parked Since 1976

As the former owner of a fully restored 1971 Corvette LT1 coupe that I took a beating on with the economic downturn in 2009, this 1970 LT1 convertible up for sale on eBay through Tuesday night at 8:15 really caught my eye. The lines of the car make it one of the most beautiful Corvettes ever built, in this writer’s opinion. But sometimes beauty comes coupled with a beast, especially in this case. As...

Barn Find 1969 Corvette Sells for $28,300

Here’s good looking barn find Corvette that would give a rise to any automotive archeologist. This Riverside Gold 1969 Corvette Stingray was recently unearthed in a barn where it had been stored since 1975. Under the hood of this Corvette convertible is the sought-after big block L71 which was the Tri-Power 427/435 V8 engine. The car was recently transferred to Carolina Muscle Cars where it was cleaned up and offered for sale on eBay....

Unique Corvette Barn Find Reveals a Forgotten NHRA Drag Racer

  Here’s a barn find with a still-developing story. The mystery all starts innocently enough with a poster seeking help on Corvette Forum. Hello, I’m new to the Corvette world and have purchased a 1971 convertible that has been in a barn since around 1972. So this will be the first of many questions. Paint code is 984 but the car is Red? I see no signs of it having been painted as the...

Corvette Plant Tour Changes

V.I.P. TOURS How would you like to see the GM Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant while on your very own private tour? Well, let The National Corvette Museum help make your dream come true! V.I.P. tours last for 3-4 hours and include the GM Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant and the National Corvette Museum. Your tour originates at the Museum. Tours of the Assembly Plant follow the same route that public tours also follow,...

‘Little Red Corvette:’ Chevrolet pays tribute to Prince

Chevrolet paid this tribute to Prince(Photo: Twitter) As tributes continue to pour in marking the death of Prince, few were more striking than the one that came from General Motors’ Chevrolet division. Chevy bought full-page ads in six newspapers that depict the iconic back end of a crimson 1963Chevrolet Corvette. It was pictured against a black background with the epitaph: “Baby that was much too fast, 1958-2016,” a nod to the lyrics in Prince’s 1982...

“1963” Superformance Corvette Grand Sport Review

“1963” Superformance Corvette Grand Sport Review   The intimidating, angry sound of side pipes, the rare scent of hydrocarbons knocking sooty memories from the corners of your brain, and the way classic body sculpting and painstaking details of an “old” car rekindle your teenage automotive lust is only part the experience. Because if you’ve ever driven a 50-year-old car, much less a high-strung ’60s race car, you also know well the trepidation that’s part...

Origin of Species: Z06 – 1963 Chevrolet Corvette

Obsessed with authenticity, one owner returns a holy-grail ’63 Corvette to a factory-fresh state View Image Gallery Feature Article from Hemmings Muscle Machines November, 2014 – Terry Shea Firmly at the helm of the good ship Corvette in the early 1960s, chief engineer Zora Arkus-Duntov–a two-time class winner at Le Mans in a Porsche in the mid-1950s–deftly got around GM’s racing ban by making certain that road racers could properly outfit their cars from...