Tag Archives: Corvette

Car of the Week: 1963 ‘Split-Window’ Corvette

1963-Split-Window-Corvette-Beauty-Left-Done

Jerry Barding is dead serious when he insists he was only planning to spruce up his 1963 Corvette “Split-Window” coupe with a little fresh paint. That plan changed quickly. More »

Categories: Car of the Week | Tags: , , | Leave a comment

Final Corvette recovered from sinkhole

Recovered 2001 Mallett Hammer Z06 ends quest to save museum Corvettes.

The last of the “Great 8″ Corvettes has been pulled from the depths of the 40 foot wide by 60 foot deep sinkhole that collapsed within the Skydome building of the National Corvette Museum exactly eight weeks ago. More »

Categories: Features, Hobby News, Museum News | Tags: , , , , , | Leave a comment

Car of the Week: 1967 Corvette

1967-Corvette-4

Ron Acker figured he had it right the first time. As a college student back in 1967, he took delivery of a shiny new 1967 Chevrolet Corvette coupe from a Madison, Wis., Chevrolet dealer. More »

Categories: Car of the Week | Tags: , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Corvette sinkhole update: 7 down, 1 to go

DSC_00431-XL

  On Feb. 12, a sinkhole collapsed within the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky, taking eight prized Corvettes with it. Five were recovered in varying conditions by mid-March. Then, the construction team began the tedious process of removing dirt from … More »

Categories: Hobby News, Muscle Cars, Museum News | Tags: , , , , , | Leave a comment

Crane retrieves first three Corvettes from sinkhole

The 1993 40th Anniversary Corvette as it was retrieved from the sinkhole.

The recovery of the three most accessible Corvettes in the sinkhole – the 2009 “Blue Devil” ZR1, a 1993 40th Anniversary Ruby Red Corvette and a 1962 Black Corvette – was successful. More »

Categories: Features, Hobby News, Museum News | Tags: , , , , , | Leave a comment

Super low-mileage cars at Ft. Lauderdale Auctions America sale

54-Chevrolet-Corvette-Roadster

Auctions America is delighted to announce a bevy of rare, desirable, low mileage cars at its annual Fort Lauderdale sale, March 14-16, including classic and modern examples ranging from a 1954 Chevrolet Corvette to a 2006 Ford GT. More »

Categories: Auction News, Hobby News | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sinkhole savior: Chevrolet to oversee restoration of historic Corvettes

sinkhole4

Chevrolet will oversee restoration of the Corvettes damaged in a sinkhole at the Corvette National Museum this week. More »

Categories: Features, Hobby News, Museum News | Tags: , , , , , | Leave a comment

Houston in high gear for Chevy Expo

Corvette Chevy Expo

The Corvette/Chevy Expo will welcome the hosts of the new TV series “Corvette Nation” this weekend in Houston. More »

Categories: Car Show News, Features, Hobby News | Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment

Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals presents muscle car giveaway

mcgiveaway1

This year the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals will be celebrating their 5th Anniversary. Some thought that the idea of bringing in the rarest and finest real Muscle Cars and Corvette from across the country, (and often outside of the … More »

Categories: Car Show News, Club News, Hobby News | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Historic racing Corvette on display at the MY Garage Museum

vette-image008

EFFINGHAM, Ill. – Guests at the annual Corvette Funfest Charity Event raised funds for the newly established David R. McLellan Engineering Endowed Scholarship. They also happened to be present for a very special unveiling, as Mid America Motorworks founder and … More »

Categories: Hobby News, Museum News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment