Mecum held their final sale of the year over the weekend in Austin, Texas and Corvettes did pretty well according to Vette N Vettement’s Marshall Fancher who was on the scene for us. Marshall reports that of the 53 Corvettes that crossed the block, 32 found new owners for a very respectable 60% sell-through rate.
Bob Bondurant (racing), Ralph Kramer (GM/Chevrolet) and Donna Mae Mims (enthusiast) will be inducted at the 19th Annual Corvette Hall of Fame ceremony scheduled for the NCM’s Anniversary Weekend in September 2016.
We’ve been reading the forums lately where some enthusiasts are wondering what new things are in store for the 2017 Corvette.
Well, based on this dyno test of a 2016 Camaro SS by Hennessey Performance, we’d say one thing on the 2017 Stingray wish list would be more horsepower.
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The 2016 auction season is almost upon us so now is a great time to start taking a closer look at the Corvettes to be featured for sale. We’ll start first with the Corvettes at Barrett-Jackson, who is featuring what they call an “eclectic docket” for their 45th Annual Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale, AZ.
Oliver Gavin, co-driver of Corvette Racing’s No.4 Corvette C7.R, was honored on Monday afternoon at the British Racing Drivers Club (BRDC) annual awards luncheon. Oliver was presented with the Colin Chapman trophy which is presented to drivers that display great team spirit.
It’s hard to believe someone would have a C2 Corvette convertible sitting in his garage and not drive it for more than 40 years, but that’s the case with this 1966 Corvette Sting Ray that has been owned by the same person since 1973.