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1963 Corvette Z06 Split-Window Rotting 50 Years in a Junkyard is Found and Will Be Restored

Photo Credit: @pugmonster56 / Instagram After being neglected in a junkyard for nearly 50 years after traveling just 59,000 miles, one of the rarest 1963 Corvettes of them all is finally on its way back. According to musclecarsandtrucks.com, who found this Z06 on an Instagram account for Rotting Classics, the 57-year-old Stingray is already in the process of being restored by the new owner. Only 199 Z06s were produced in 1963, the first year for that option, at...

Corvettes on eBay: Barn Find 1965 Corvette With Factory Air

By Mitch Talley -Aug 12, 2020 Back in 1965, Chevrolet’s St. Louis factory produced 8,186 coupes and about double that many convertibles (15,378). Out of those 23,564 Corvettes, only about 10 percent of them were made with air conditioning (2,423). Not surprising, really, since most cars of that era didn’t have AC either, and furthermore it was the second-highest priced option on the list at $421.80 behind the top-of-the-line 327/375 hp fuel-injected engine at $538. This...

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Roast Some Rubber In A L88-Equipped Barn Find 1967 Corvette Ko-Motion Replica

One of the cars found in the 36-car Corvette barn find. Amie Williams Motorious Apr 30, 2020 When it comes to the Chevrolet Corvette enthusiasts, the 1967 model year reigns as most popular. General Motors was looking forward to releasing the new C3, but it was delayed due to some aerodynamic kinks that needed to be worked out. As Zora Duntov ordered more time in the wind test tunnel to work on the issues...

’63 Corvette Grand Sport with 750 HP Lingenfelter LT4 | Superformance

1967 Chevrolet Corvette: American Nostalgia

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...

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.

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray: 1966 vs. 2015 | A Comparison 50 Years in the Making

Published on Aug 10, 2015 What kind of effect does 50 years have on a car? In this video, Edmunds.com finds out by pairing a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray with its long-term 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray test car. Both cars share a name, cylinder count and arrangement, but the similarities end there. Watch to see how big an effect half a century can have on a car.

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1963 340hp Corvette Found Neatly Stored Away for 45 Years

Hot Rod Network Staff 5/1/2018 009-Vette-RareFinds-1963-Corvette-Heasley.jpg  Hot Rod Network Staff Brian Murray was very excited when a friend told him about an old Corvette parked in a barn since the early 1970s. “Larry works for me. A guy he goes to church with was telling him about a guy that was gonna get rid of an old Corvette.” Larry knew Murray collects and restores Corvettes and wanted to help him out. Murray is a...

1966 Corvette Damaged A Frames

These are bent A frames from a 1966 Corvette. Check out the photos below should you ever decide to change out your A frames.