1953 Corvettes are very rare beasts and it isn’t very often that one is offered at auction without a significant reserve being asked. Mecum will offer Corvette fans that opportunity at their Rogers Classic Car Museum auction on Saturday, February 28, 2015 when a 1953 Corvette roadster will cross the block with no reserve—that’s right, the car is guaranteed to go home with the highest bidder on the floor.
Does the weather have you wishing it was Corvette season? It was 77 degrees and sunny here in Florida today so it’s definitely time to break out the ’66 roadster and hit the road. But if temps are a little cooler in your neck of the woods, here’s some great eye candy guaranteed to warm you up. Check out these 1963 to 1967 Corvettes featured in a random photo gallery we like to call Midyear Monday. So sit back and enjoy a Kentucky bourbon on the rocks while we show off 28 random images of the St. Louis born and bred C2 Corvette.
Last week we shared the trailer for the upcoming episode of Top Gear which features a Velocity Yellow C7 Corvette Stingray. If you want to wait for the episode to air tonight at 8:30 pm ET on BBC America, then feel free to move along. As the show already aired in the UK, there is a recording of the episode on YouTube showing Top Gear co-host Richard Hammond putting the Stingray through its paces and comparing the car to the Porsche Cayman GTS. But that’s not all that happens. The Stig gets his chance as well and we’ll have his course time after the jump.
Looking for a split-window coupe that’s been restored but not to such a degree that you’re scared to drive it?
The seller is offering the car at no reserve, and 23 bids had already run the price up to $63,000 as of Monday morning on Feb. 23.
A few runs of Mike Bramati’s SinisTTer C6 from the WannaGoFast.com Half Mile event in Georgia at Heavens Landing. Mike won the “Fastest RWD Award” by reaching 203.06 mph in his Twin Turbo C6 Corvette built by Vengeance Racing.
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Ken Lingenfelter says he doesn’t have any inside information about a possible mid-engine C8 in the Corvette’s future.
But you can bet that if General Motors winds up making the long-awaited dream car, he and his Lingenfelter Performance Engineering buddies will be first in line to buy one or two and work their special magic on them.
Collectors listen up! Check out this ultra low mileage 1990 Corvette ZR-1 that is currently listed on eBay. No doubt this car was purchased as an investment as its been stored away for 25 years. With the plastic wrapping still on the seats and the window sticker still affixed to the windshield, the car has managed just 90 original miles in all those years.
The 2015 Corvette Z06 is one hot car, and we’re not just talking about the way it looks and performs.
With its 6.2-liter supercharged V8, the Z06 systems produce heat, and a lot of it.
In fact, Car & Driver recently came up with an informative graphic that tells exactly how much heat the various parts of the Z06 makes when it’s being put through the paces on the track.