They call it a 1961 Kelly Corvette Coupe.
But if it didn’t say Corvette on the door panels, you probably wouldn’t think it had any connection at all to the Chevrolet sports car.
Lots of hard work in a short time resulted in this patriotic tribute, just in time for the 2013 New York City Veterans Day Parade last month.
The 1984 Corvette had belonged to a Korean War veteran, whose wife donated it after he recently passed away to the Cpl. David W. Leonard K.I.A. War Memorial Museum in Godeffroy, N.Y.
All along, Chevy has made no secret that with the C7, it was aiming to entice a younger breed of buyer to supplement its already loyal, but graying customer base.
That meant Ed Welburn and his crew were willing to listen to all possibilities when it came time to design the seventh generation of the Corvette a few years back.
It was back in September that we learned that Chevrolet would be building a “Premiere Edition” Corvette Stingray Convertible to compliment the 500 Premiere Edition Coupes that were announced in June. Now, Chevy has officially announced the limited edition model and surprise, they are mixing things up a bit for the drop top.
There is just a few days left for you to have the opportunity to win this 2LT Torch Red Corvette Stingray Z51 Coupe for only $10 per entry.
Visit Win A New Corvette and purchase their 40+ page book of Corvette photograpy called “Corvettes Across Texas” for $10. Each book comes with an fan card entry to the December 6th drawing for the Torch Red Corvette Stingray at Bud’s Chevrolet in St. Marys, Ohio. Ask yourself…Isn’t this photo book a lot better than one of those little yellow tickets for $10.00?
Plus, a portion of the proceeds benefits the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
This Corvette will be given away on December 6th. Will your ticket be pulled? Check out WinANewCorvette.com to get your ticket to the drawing, official rules and to see past winners and the new Corvettes they have won.
Calling a decision by a San Diego County Superior Court jury “inconsistent,” a state appeals court in California has overturned a $3.5 million verdict for a couple who blamed a “defective” 2005 Corvette for causing a fire that destroyed their home in 2010 and then sued General Motors.
The 2014 Corvette Stingray continues to draw “oohs” and “aahs” from virtually everyone connected with the automotive industry.
Car and Driver magazine is the latest to honor Tadge Juechter and his amazing team’s creation by naming the new Corvette Stingray to its annual “10Best” list.