General Motors held a teleconference on Tuesday with Chevrolet dealers and their sales personnel to talk about the 2014 Corvette Stingray. Our sources tell us that dealership allocation will not be finalized until the second quarter of 2013, however, those dealers that are getting the Stingray are predetermined based on the volume of Corvette sales in 2012.
Buying & Selling
by Keith Cornett on January 30, 2013
by Keith Cornett on January 22, 2013
CorvetteBlogger is pleased to announce that Mike Furman, the National Corvette Specialist at Criswell Corvette in Gaithersburg, MD has joined our family of sponsors. Mike has been selling Corvettes for over 34 years and he is ready to help you with your next Corvette purchase.
by Mitch Talley on January 9, 2013
“Let the buyer beware” recently took an unusual turn in Indiana. Maybe now it should read “Let the original buyer beware.”
Last week, we reported a story about federal prosecutors in Indianapolis, Ind., releasing details of a racket there that allegedly used mechanic’s liens to steal cars from banks and others who had ownership interest in the vehicles.
by Mitch Talley on January 2, 2013
Corvette enthusiasts are known for their never-say-die attitude when it comes to fulfilling their dream of owning America’s Sports Car – even if it takes more than 30 years.
Mick Wilson is a prime example.
Back in the 1970s, he enjoyed the thrill of owning a 1963 Corvette convertible for just a few days before it was totaled in an accident.
by Steve Burns on December 11, 2012
With the rising values in collector cars, the importance of accurate documentation for a specific car is becoming more and more important. Bloomington Gold founder David Burroughs recently introduced a new service for collector car owners. Prove It is a process which establishes the truth about vehicles presented for authentication. The goal is to determine the authenticity of specific claims relating to the history of a particular collector car.
by Keith Cornett on July 13, 2012
We always like to mention when the latest Corvette model goes live on Chevrolet’s website and according to our friend CorvetteConti.com, General Motors flipped the switch on Corvette.com late last month to showcase the 2013 models which include the new 427 Convertible as well as the equally awesome 60th Anniversary package.
by Keith Cornett on May 30, 2012
Investigators with the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Vehicle Theft Unit served a search warrant on Mershon’s World of Cars last week as part of an ongoing investigation that was triggered when one Vehicle Identification Number was linked to two separate 1967 Corvettes.
by Guest Contributor on May 24, 2012
So you’ve finally decided to enter the elite club of Corvette drivers, like many other big purchases in life, it involves a lot of due diligence and research but by the time you get your hands on that wheel, it is absolutely worth it.
The key behind buying any used car is due diligence and research, if you rush into buying a used Corvette or don’t look into it’s background then you are leaving yourself wide open to being ripped off or scammed.
by Mitch Talley on May 16, 2012
Corvette fanatics probably think they have died and gone to heaven when they walk into the showroom at ProTeam Corvette Sales.
And little wonder.
Owner’s Terry Michaelis and his brother Fred – who have been in the Corvette hobby since the early 1970s, when they first began buying and fixing up used models – currently have the world’s largest collection of classic Corvettes in a collection of surprisingly simple buildings in the small Ohio town of Napoleon.
by Mitch Talley on May 11, 2012
You’re never too old to hang a Corvette in the sky.
Larry Bennett is proof of that.
At age 27, back in 1970, he placed a brand new orange Corvette atop his car lot’s sign when he opened it in Evansville, Indiana. He ended up selling the business in 1996, and the car came down.