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Watch as Chip Foose pens his own vision of the Chevrolet C5 Corvette

Watch as Chip Foose pens his own vision of the Chevrolet C5 Corvette by...

2020 Corvette

2020 chevrolet corvette Model Overview THIS IS NOT A DRILL: Chevy fans, rejoice–the moment...

Historic Vehicle Association

The organization aims to achieve this mission by: 1.Documenting and recognizing historically important vehicles...

‘The Lost Corvette’ ponders what a 30th Anniversary ‘Vette may have looked like

dream cars, show cars and prototypes Kurt Ernst on at 8:58 am Chris Mazzilli’s 1983 Corvette at the reveal. At the right of the frame are Rick Darling, former Corvette ride and handling engineer, and Dave McLellan, former Corvette chief engineer. Photos by Chris Mazzilli, unless otherwise indicated. The 1983 Chevrolet Corvette, due to arrive 30 years after the model’s debut, was designed to be a game-changer. From the beginning, the fourth-generation Corvette was...

1965 CHEVROLET PLANT WORKERS SITCOM – JUST DOING MY JOB

Race to the Finish Line

By rushing its new sports car into production, Chevrolet put the Corvette’s early success in jeopardy Story by Karl Ludvigsen Photos by courtesy Ludvigsen PartnersDecember 22, 2016 December 22, 2016 The Corvette’s enthusiastic reception at its Motorama launch in January 1953 confirmed Chevrolet’s belief that it had a winner on its hands. That appearance also marked a line of demarcation. The car would no longer be the protected baby of Carl Renner and his...

The Lost Corvette (Corvette Society Member)

After decades of dreaming about it, Chris Mazzilli was able to create the 1983 Corvette that never was Story by Richard Prince Photos by the author June 20, 2019 For the first two decades of its existence, Corvette improved in nearly every measure at an exponential rate. Though engineering and styling occasionally clashed, both with each other and with GM’s money managers, they were otherwise free to propel the car forward. All of that...

Two-Rotor Trendsetter

Chevy’s innovative XP-897 GT prototype foreshadowed mid-engine Corvette concepts to come Story by Joe Greeves Photos by the author and courtesy GM June 20, 2019 As you read this, Chevrolet is poised to release the first mid-engine production Corvette in marque history. But while the revolutionary C8 is sure to dominate headlines for the foreseeable future, it’s worth reflecting on the various engineering prototypes that prefigured it, some of whose origins stretch back more...

All in the Family

Quentin Carbone lusted after this ’67 L71 coupe for years. In the end, he got far more than just the car Story by Richard Prince Photos by the author February 9, 2017 About 20 years ago Quentin Carbone was starting his construction business in New York City. He needed a subcontractor who was excellent at building and renovating storefronts, and his father recommended a friend by the name of John Tara. Carbone and Tara...

1968 Corvette Crown Jewel

Tom Marcucci’s all-original, low-mileage ’69 L88 roadster is a dazzling example of this legendary performance model Story by Barry Kluczyk Photos by the author November 1, 2018 Returning safely to the States was on the mind of every serviceman who did a stint in Southeast Asia half a century ago. A young Richard Thomas was no exception, and like so many others, his focus on something better waiting for him back home provided hope...

1954 Corvette Rare and to Go

Rare and to Go Original parts and a low-volume paint color make Alan Blay’s ’54 driver a genuine treasure Story by Richard Prince Photos by the author AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to EmailShare to Copy LinkShare to More May 9, 2019 Exactly 100 years before our featured 1954 Corvette was manufactured, author Henry David Thoreau wrote, “If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he...

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Assembly Plant

Published on Sep 28, 2013 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Assembly Plant, Bowling Green, KY.

1960 Chevrolet Impala and Corvair

ACDelco Connect Published on Mar 21, 2014 1960 Chevrolet Impala and Corvair

Up From Clay – A Car is Born in 1959

King Rose Archives Published on Jun 7, 2013 A General Motors film that delves into how a car goes from a clay model to being mass produced. We see how designers and engineers take drawings turn them into clay mock ups and translate it into the tooling that will stamp steel and determine how all the steel, glass, rubber, fabrics and more will be turned into a brand new automobile. We also see how...