For many enthusiasts, the placement of the engine is one of the defining characterists on whether or not a sports car has achieved “super car status”. The Mid Engine/Rear Engine debate surrounding Corvettes has been going on now for some 30+ years and with every new announcement surrounding a next generation Vette, we seem to have this debate all over again.
But one ingenious C4 Corvette owner decided to skip that debate and have it both ways by installing a mock 350 V8 in the rear cargo area of a 1985 yellow Coup [sic]. If you love this idea, then the good news is that this Corvette can be yours as it’s now listed for sale on Craigslist.
Corvette enthusiasts all around the world continue celebrate the marks 60th anniversary in 2013. Le Corvette Club de France will be hosting a 2 day get together August 31st and September 1st at the La Ferté Gaucher race track in France. For you geography buffs, that’s located between Paris and the Champagne region. Even though the event will be held in France, they’re inviting enthusiasts from around the world to attend.
Looking for that perfect gift for the Dad that’s into Corvettes? You cannot go wrong with The Quest Corvette Documentary on DVD. Centered around the three Corvettes that first raced at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, “The Quest” also tells the story of a young man and his relationship with his father and how the son sets out to fulfill his Dad’s dream.
Since its arrival on DVD, “The Quest” Corvette documentary has been one of our favorite “Corvette gifts” around the holidays and it’s the perfect gift for the Father’s Day.
Show Dad you share his enthusiasm for his Corvette with a Father’s Day surprise from Corvette America.
Choose a small gift or large from Corvette America’s line of Embroidered Interior Components. The Embroidered Collection includes seat covers, sun visors, headliners, armrests, center armrests, and console door covers for 1968 to 2013 Corvettes (C3-C6). These interior components are beautifully embroidered with year-specific emblems, licensed by GM, and made with care by Corvette America.
Corvette America Interiors are American Made for an American Classic.
Not sure what to get? Corvette America Gift Certificates make a great gift for any Corvette Enthusiast. Gift Certificates are available in amounts of $25 to $500 and are delivered free of charge via First-Class Mail.
Our friends at Adam’s Polishes are holding a Father’s Day sale and you can save 10% just by using the DAD13 code at checkout. Everything storewide is 10% off plus if your order is $99 or more, you’ll receive a FREE 16 oz Total Interior Detailer spray.
And if your’re not quite sure what to get Dad at Adam’s, download and print one of their instant gift certificates.
The National Corvette Restorers Society (NCRS) announced recently that their National Judging Chairman will be stepping down from that post later this year. Roy Sinor will be staying with the organization, but moving into a newly created role.
Sinor has been the National Judging Chairman for the last 17 years. When he took the office Bill Clinton was President and the top TV shows at that time were ER, Friends, and Seinfeld.
Want to give Dad a Father’s Day that he’ll never forget? Send him to Bob Bondurant’s School of High Performance Driving next weekend for a special Performance Driving Experience. Dad will be grinning from ear to ear when he see’s what will be in-store from him during the special four hour course.
Getting to ride in a shiny C4 Corvette convertible Sunday was just the beginning of a day filled with fun activities for a 6-year-old cancer survivor in West Richland, Washington.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation made little Miette Nelson’s dreams come true as they arranged for her ride in the car to Barracuda Coffee, where she even got to run the business behind the counter.
Photo Credit: Dave Wallis/The Forum
Women can be passionate about cars, too.
Take Kristi Zick of Kindred, North Dakota, for example.
She grew up watching her dad, Roger Langlie, work as crew chief for her uncle’s Super Comp dragster team at a track. That’s the same track where she met her husband, Ryan, after first falling in love with his black Camaro.