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.
Iconic comedian, talk-show host, and noted Corvette collector Jay Leno commandeered motorcade of classic 'Vettes from years gone by whilst behind the wheel of the new, highly anticipated 2014 Stingray.
Tall grass attempts to drown Lee and Amanda Sloppy’s Corvette, but the unique profile of the Sting Ray sports car floats above the grass tips. The Sloppys have not forgotten their numbers-matching 327-cid, 300-hp 1967 Corvette roadster as it slips into a sea of green.
The Petersen Automotive Museum will celebrate the 60th anniversary of “America’s Sports Car,” the Chevrolet Corvette, with a tribute March 1-2.
It's hard to say why the industry peaks in certain years with design and engineering trends, but there’s little doubt 1963 was a time for special cars.