Midyears

Zora’s Secret Weapon: How the Corvette L88 Beat the Shelby Cobra

Feb 28, 2023 In the late 60’s, General Motors quietly greenlit a secret project. Zora Arkus-Duntov, the Corvette’s chief engineer, rebuilt the Vette’s standard 427 big block into a 550-horsepower racing machine. The 7-liter aluminum L88 was intended to beat Ford’s new Shelby Cobra on the track- but secretly, it could also be ordered for the road. As the years went by, more and more enthusiasts began to take advantage of the upgraded option,...

1963 Corvette Stingray – Jay Leno’s Garage

1963 Corvette Stingray: Master judge and restorer Mike McCluskey took this rare fuel-injected Sting Ray (that Jay bought sight unseen) back to stock perfection.

1967 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray – Driving the C2 327ci V8 with Side Pipes (POV Binaural Audio)

Oct 7, 2023 #RespectTheDrive#Corvette#Chevy Thanks to Bond Group for tossing the keys to this beautiful 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray https://www.bondgroupusa.com

The CRAZIEST and RAREST Corvette Ever Made – The 1967 L88 Corvette

In this Rare Cars documentary, we go in depth into the L88 Corvette. The granddaddy to all of the high performance Corvettes that we see today. The L88 corvettes are collector icons, but they were also absolutely savage street machines. They are also one of the rarest Corvettes ever made. We go through all the specs and history on specifically the C2 L88 Corvettes in this video, while also touching on the C3 L88...

Car of the Week: This Ultra-Rare 1967 Corvette Sting Ray Could Fetch More Than $3 Million at Auction

Robert Ross Mon, November 20, 2023 at 8:00 AM EST 52 In the world of collectible Corvettes, there is rare, and then there is rare. In its day, the biggest, most powerful Corvette engine of them all was the L88, offered from 1967 to 1969. Model examples equipped with that mill are iconic but elusive beasts, and it’s the 1967 coupe—the final year of the classic C2 Sting Ray—that tops the charts. Just 20 examples fit...

Rochester Ramjet fuel injection altered the automotive landscape in 1957

Paul Stenquist 13 June 2023 Share In the mid-20th century, fuel injection was still largely the stuff of fantasies. Then General Motors shocked the automobile world and put injected Chevies and Pontiacs on the showroom floor. Car-loving performance enthusiasts drooled, and the Beach Boys sang about a “fuel-injected engine sittin’ under my hood.” It was automotive culture shock. We were accustomed to seeing that technology on race cars, but fuel-injected cars that you and...

RARE Factory Tanker 1 of 2 in 1967! Chevrolet Corvette in White on My Car Story with Lou Costabile

If anyone remembers Richie Cohen from Long Island Corvette Supplies here is the new...

1967 Marina Blue – Bright Blue 300HP Coupe

Want to thank Tony & Angela for hosting this great tech session Saturday February...

Bought by a teen for $1500, this ’63 Corvette is now priceless!

Bruce Richardson Even in his teenage years, Brian Richardson had an eye for Chevrolet Corvettes. Turns out he also had a nose for buried treasure. Richardson and his identical twin brother, Bruce, bought and sold Corvettes in northern California to help finance their college education in the 1970s, but Brian could never part with one of them: This 1963 convertible, VIN 30867S100003, the earliest-known second-generation (C2) Corvette in existence and now a priceless collectible. “My...

This 100% original barn find 1963 Corvette Roadster is PRICELESS!

Legendary Motorcar Story & review of a priceless 100% original barn find 1963 Corvette Stingray Roadster from the 2011 season of Dream Car Garage. The Corvette Sting Ray was the first total restyling of the Corvette since its inception 10 years earlier and brought the first coupe to the brand. Referred to as the second-generation Corvette (C2), the Sting Ray’s breakthrough styling was enhanced by a totally new chassis, including independent rear suspension. The...

1966 Corvette passed down from father to daughter | Why I Drive #36

Aug 4, 2021 This 1966 Chevrolet Corvette didn’t find its way into Leslie Sisco’s family on the best terms. “When Mom came home, she found herself the new owner of a Corvette,” says Leslie with a smile, “and Dad nearly found himself divorced.” All’s well that ends well, though, as this classic Chevy spent the next several decades as an integral part of the Sisco family. Leslie is now the owner of the car...

Barn Find Rare 1963 Corvette Split Window sitting since 72 *1 of 5 Split Window Buys of Feb 2021*

This is 1 of the 5 1963 Corvette Split Window’s we found and bought the month of February 2021! If you look, I actually have a black split window in the trailer when loading this car, I bought both of them in Michigan the same day in February this year… I will post the video on the black car next… so please like, share and subscribe for more content like this! This is a...

Chevrolet Corvette C2 | Buyer’s Guide

From its ground-breaking design to the range of small- and big-block V-8s that powered it, no model better symbolizes the beauty, athleticism and desirability of the Corvette than the second-generation C2. Hagerty Executive Editor Stefan Lombard recently spent some time with a 1963 Split-Window, and in this Buyers Guide he shows you not only what makes these cars so special, but what you need to look out for when you’re in the market. Editor’s...

Cut Away Corvette Convertible of a 1967 Chevrolet on My Car Story with Lou Costabile

On “My Car Story” we’re in Phoenix AZ at The Martin Auto Museum on 1-16-18. We’re looking at a “Cut Away” of a 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible. The car’s a part of the Martin Auto Museum. Mel Martin the Owner of this car shares information regarding his car. He’s had this car since 1994, and considered the car an “extra Corvette”. He was brainstorming with his “Board” and came up with the idea of...