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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...

‘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...

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.

Chevrolet 1966 New Car Commercial

King Rose Archives Published on Jul 19, 2014 Chevrolet hired Bonanza star Lorne Greene to host the automaker’s announcement film for 1966. The film shows stunt drivers from Chitwoods Thrill team taking the cars through their paces. Also behind the scenes of a dramatic commercial and the introduction of a new V8 engine. This film was produced by the Jam Handy Company in Detroit. Written by Bob Wicks and animation by Dick Petrovitch who...

1967 Corvette 243,000 MIles Top Flight Highest Mileage Documented Original

“The Most Factory Original, Documented, High-Mileage Original ’67 Corvette Known” – an NCRS Top Flight award winner, currently driven on long distance trips across the USA.

Desert Find of A Lifetime

The 1954 Chevrolet Corvette Nomad was a concept car built by General Motors and...

Evolution of the Corvette

The Chevrolet Corvette known colloquially as the Vette or Chevy Corvette is a sports car manufactured by Chevrolet. The car has been produced through seven generations. The first model a convertible was introduced at the GM Motorama in 1953 as a concept show car. Myron Scott is credited for naming the car after the type of small maneuverable warship called a corvette. Originally built in Flint Michigan and St.