Corvette History Through Ads: The Convertible Coupe

Corvette History Through Ads: The Convertible Coupe

Most Corvette enthusiasts were in love in 1968 with the all new third generation Corvette, which wore a completely new body style based on Larry Shinoda’s Mako Shark II concept car. One of the new design features which created considerable excitement was the introduction of T-tops. The 1968 Chevrolet Corvette was the very first American production car to offer this innovative roof style and several buyers thought that it offered the best of both the hardtop and convertible.

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Reminder! Drive your Corvette to Work Day is Friday, June 28th

Reminder! Drive your Corvette to Work Day is Friday, June 28th

One of our favorite “Corvette holidays” is rapidly approaching.Yes, we are talking about the 13th annual Drive Your Corvette to Work Day. In honor of Drive Your Corvette To Work Day, enthusiasts across the United States make “America’s Sports Car” their commuter car for the day. Will you be driving your Corvette this Friday?

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Corvettes on Craigslist: 1979 Custom Corvette Vibe

Corvettes on Craigslist: 1979 Custom Corvette Vibe

Great news! We’ve found yet another Corvette treasure on Craigslist. If you missed your chance to score the yellow C4 with a fake motor in the back and the Decepticons thwarted your attempted purchase of the Transformers inspired C6 you’ve still got a chance to take home a thoroughly modded Corvette. Tap the magical Read More button below to behold this bright yellow 1979 Corvette sporting the nose from Pontiac Vibe.

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Zip Corvette Offers 10% Off During the First Day of Summer Sale

Zip Corvette Offers 10% Off During the First Day of Summer Sale

Zip Corvette welcomes the official arrival of summer today with a 24-hour summer sale! It’s the perfect opportunity for Corvette owners to get the parts and accessories you’ll need for summer road trips and car shows.

Shop online at www.zip-corvette.com Friday or Saturday (June 21-22) and save 10% on your total order. Use source code SUMMERSALE13. Hurry, offer ends midnight EST on Saturday, June 22.

Some restrictions may apply – discount cannot be applied to certain non-discounted items.

 

Corvettes on Craigslist: Transformers Inspired C6 Corvette

Corvettes on Craigslist: Transformers Inspired C6 Corvette

If you’re a big fan of the Transformers Corvette Stingray Coupe revealed in Chicago back in 2009, we have some good news and some bad news for you.

The bad news is that you can’t buy that particular car.

The good news is that apparently someone in Georgia liked the Stingray concept car so much that they went out and made one of their own – sort of.

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[PICS] The 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe in Arctic White

[PICS] The 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe in Arctic White

Since the new Corvette Stingrays have hit the streets, we’ve actively been searching the ‘net looking for examples of each of the 10 colors available. But since the C7’s introduction in January, one color has alluded us until now – Arctic White.

Last weekend, one of the engineers from the Bowling Green Assembly Plant made the one hour drive down I65 in an Arctic White 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe to the Cars and Coffee gathering in Nashville and we’re very excited to share these photos with you.

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Corvettes on Craigslist: Mock Rear Engine 1985 Corvette

Corvettes on Craiglist: Mock Rear Engine 1985 Corvette

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.

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French Club to Celebrate Corvette’s 60th Anniversary

French Corvette Club to Celebrate Corvette's 60th Anniversary

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.

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