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1967 Corvette L88 Convertible Sells for $1.8 Million at Worldwide’s Scottsdale Auction

1967 Corvette L88 Convertible Sells for $1.8 Million at Worldwide's Scottsdale Auction


When there are only 20 1967 Corvette L88s built, we take notice whenever one comes available. Wednesday was once such moment as the Silver/Black 1967 L88 Convertible that was once part of the Silver L88 Trifecta collection was sold for $1.8 million at Worldwide’s Scottsdale auction.

[PICS] Satellite Imagery Shows Huge Expansion of the Corvette Assembly Plant

[PICS] Satellite Imagery Shows Huge Expansion of the Corvette Assembly Plant


Some big changes are taking place at the Bowling Green Assembly Plant, home of the Chevrolet Corvette.

General Motors announced in May 2015 that the Bowling Green Assembly Plant would be upgraded with $439 million in investments to build a new paint shop. The paint shop addition would add 450,000 square feet to the plant, nearly half as large as the existing plant.

And while GM told us at the time that the paint shop addition will be 450,000 square feet, construction photos have led us to believe there is a whole lot more going on based on the total size of the expansion.

Virginia Man Pays DMV Sales Tax for New Corvette with 300,000 Pennies

Virginia Man Pays DMV Sales Tax for New Corvette with 300,000 Pennies


Five wheelbarrows holding 300,000 pennies.

That’s what Nick Stafford of Cedar Bluff, Va., and his crew carried into the Lebanon Department of Motor Vehicles last Wednesday.

The 1,600 pounds worth of Lincolns paid the sales tax on a car Stafford had bought, a new Corvette for his son.

[PIC] A Retro Corvette Stingray Rendered with a Touch of Camaro

A Retro Corvette Stingray Rendered with a Touch of Camaro
Photo Credit: Yasid Oozeear / Facebook


How’s this for an interesting throwback C7 Corvette?

London artist/illustrator/designer Yasid Oozeear, who has been working in the field for the past seven years, is the man responsible for this seventh-generation Corvette with a touch of classic Camaro.

[VIDEO] New Year’s Advice for Insuring Your Corvette from the NCM Insurance Agency

[VIDEO] New Year's Advice for Insuring Your Corvette from the NCM Insurance Agency


Every Corvette owner has to insure their vehicles against loss, damage or theft, and there is no one we trust more with our Corvette’s insurance than our friends at the NCM Insurance Agency.

We met up with Jeff Forsythe from the NCM Insurance Agency last weekend at the NCRS Winter Regional at Lakeland, Florida’s Sun ‘N Fun and we covered several topics about insuring your classic or collectible Corvette that are applicable to any classic car.

Bonhams to Offer a 1969 L88 Corvette Roadster at Scottsdale Auction

Bonhams to Offer a 1969 L88 Corvette Roadster at Scottsdale Auction


Update:
The 1969 Corvette L88 hammered sold for $490,000


Another fine example of one of the most highly sought after Corvettes of all time is going on the block at Bonhams Scottsdale Auction on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. Pacific.

It’s one of the 216 super-rare L88 Corvettes produced from 1967 to 1969.

This particular example is a 1969 roadster, one of just three produced in burgundy.

[RIDES] Jarrod’s 1981 Corvette

[RIDES] Jarrod's 1981 Corvette


Thanks again for all the great submissions for our new RIDES posts. You guys are making it harder to choose! For today’s feature, we once again head north of the boarder to Windsor Ontario Canada to check out Jarrod’s 1981 Corvette.

[ACCIDENT] Stolen BMW SUV Crashes into a Corvette Stingray in NYC

[ACCIDENT] Stolen BMW SUV Crashes into a Corvette Stingray in NYC
Photo Credit: nbcnewyork.com


The driver of a BMW SUV that crashed into a C7 Corvette early Tuesday morning in Soho in Lower Manhattan remains on the run, police said.

[VIDEO] Watch a See-Thru Internal Combustion Engine in Slow Motion

[VIDEO] Watch a See-Thru Internal Combustion Engine in Slow Motion


It’s very rare that we post a video that doesn’t show a Corvette, but since the Corvette is powered by an internal combustion V8 engine, this video is very relevant.

Warped Perception uses a see-thru glass on a Briggs and Stratton internal Combustion engine to show how the fuel burning process inside an engine works. The video is filmed in 4K at 150 times slower than real time. It’s a great way to show Corvette owners what is happening inside their engines.

Top 12 Corvette Sales at the 2017 Mecum Kissimmee Auction

Top 12 Corvette Sales at the 2017 Mecum Kissimmee Auction


Another record setting sale is in the books for Mecum’s annual January visit to Central Florida. We’ve been attending Mecum’s Kissimmee auctions since the end of last century and we are still amazed at just how large this sale has become.

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