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.
Buying & Selling
by Steve Burns on December 11, 2012
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.
by Keith Cornett on May 7, 2012
Last week, General Motors released the April 2012 sales report and new deliveries of America’s favorite sports car came in at 1,396. This is down 4% from April 2011′s sales figure of 1,454 but was an increase over the 1,376 Corvettes sold last month (March 2012). This is now the 4th month in row for Corvette sales increases over the previous month and April’s sales number is the highest in a year. For the calendar year, 4,328 Corvettes have been sold and the number is pacing 0.8% ahead of 2011′s calendar year sales.
by Mitch Talley on May 4, 2012
If you’re a Corvette fanatic, you’re well aware of all the great fun that you can have at Corvettes at Carlisle, which will be held this year on August 26-28 at the Carlisle, Pennsylvania Fairgrounds.
This year the largest and most fun filled Corvette event will again feature a Sunday giveaway that will feature a very nice 1998 Corvette Coupe with just 24,000 miles on the odometer.
Allvette.net will again provide the Corvette for the annual giveaway, and their latest car is a real beauty – featuring Sebring Silver Metallic on the exterior and black leather on the interior. The fully loaded Vette has been pampered during its entire life, and it shows.
by Mitch Talley on April 30, 2012
A new free trade agreement between the United States and Korea means that 2012 Corvettes will be on sale for the first time in Korea, beginning on May 4.
General Motors’ South Korean branch – GM Korea Co. – announced the decision today after the import tax for American-made vehicles was cut in half to 4 percent thanks to a free trade agreement between the U.S. and Korea which took effect in March.
by Mitch Talley on April 11, 2012
Our friends are Jalopnik.com recently shared a tale that should make every Corvette owner’s blood boil with anger and sadness.
One of Jalopnik’s commenters sent in a tale about a dying man with face cancer who was denied the chance to buy his dream car – a new Corvette – by a rude dealership that didn’t think he could afford it, despite the fact that he had the cash.