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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...

Riding Shotgun With Michelle Rodriguez (Yahoo)

  Michelle Rodriguez continues to prove she’s got serious car cred. The actress, who has appeared in four Fast and Furious movies, including the record-breaking latest installment, Furious 7, will host Riding Shotgun With Michelle Rodriguez, a new series that will premiere on Yahoo Autos. Rodriguez will be “jumping behind the wheel and into the driver’s seat to put the fastest cars to the test as she gears down and weighs on their  performance....

Destined for Greatness (Our Member John Valvo’s 63)

John Valvo’s ’63 coupe has excelled in many roles—including that of presidential “limo”—in its lifetime By Richard Prince    Photos by the author Individuals at the highest levels of American government are almost invariably chauffeured by members of their security detail, so they can go years without driving a car themselves. Several former presidents have cited the relinquishment of their driving privileges as one of the most difficult adjustments they had to make in the...

All-electric Corvette sets EV top speed record (video)

  It turns out that one way to make a Corvette even faster is to pull out the engine and add batteries. Genovation Cars is a company that, among other things, converts Corvettes to electric power, creating a high-performance sports car it calls the Genovation eXtreme Electric (GXE, for short). And now the company claims to have broken the top-speed record for production-based electric cars with one of these vehicles During a test conducted...

Your Hellcat-Killing, Four-Seat Z06

What if a Corvette Z06 had four seats? It’s a question more than a few people have no doubt asked themselves when trying to rationalize a Z06 with the realities of family life and one Chevrolet appears to be answering with the all-new 2017 Camaro ZL1. No, a Camaro isn’t a Corvette, but hear us out. This new ZL1 uses the Z06’s LT4 6.2-liter, supercharged V-8 fitted with a Camaro-specific intake, two-mode exhaust, and...

THE CORVETTE GRAND SPORT IS BACK.

Born in 1963 from a legendary performance pedigree, the Corvette Grand Sport is making a grand return. The latest member of the Corvette lineup, the 2017 Grand Sport carries on the intrepid racing spirit of the original model. The combination of the legendary LT1 6.2L V8 engine, a lightweight, race-bred chassis and aerodynamics package provides incredible grip and handling. The all new Grand Sport is a true purists Corvette.   Chevrolet used the occasion...

Chevrolet Corvette (C2)

 Origin and development The 1959 Corvette Sting Ray concept and 1960 XP-700 show car in the front and the 1963 Corvette convertible and fastback in the back. The 1963 Sting Ray production car’s lineage can be traced to two separate GM projects: the Q-Corvette, and perhaps more directly, Mitchell’s racing Sting Ray. The Q-Corvette, initiated in 1957, envisioned a smaller, more advanced Corvette as a coupe-only model, boasting a rear transaxle, independent rear suspension,...