Chevrolet has placed two vehicles on the Car and Driver 10Best Cars list again this year: the Corvette Grand Sport coupe and convertible for the second straight year and the Camaro V6/SS/ZL1 for the third year running.
We reached out to Chevrolet late last week to check in on the production of the 2018 Corvette Carbon 65 – the special edition which celebrates the Corvette’s 65th Anniversary. The Ceramic Matrix Gray Corvette Grand Sports and Z06s had reached 356 produced of the 650 total as the three-month plant shut down began at the end of July and we were anxious to find out if the special edition would sell out all 650 units.
How many true unrestored C2 Corvettes are still out there?
Well, there’s at least one residing in Sherman, Texas.
A group of Corvette enthusiasts was among those who helped make Christmas 2017 extra special for a North Carolina boy battling a rare and aggressive form of soft-tissue cancer.
The Stoney Point Corvette Club gave 12-year-old Ivan Cruz a ride to his Christmas party in a custom black C3 Corvette, complete with an engine blower poking through the hood.
Since the founding of CorvetteBlogger in 2005, it has been our tradition every Christmas Eve to share this special take on the classic Christmas poem “The Night Before Christmas” as re-imagined by a Corvette enthusiast.
Merry Christmas to all and special Christmas wishes go out to the men and women serving our country in the Armed Forces both home and abroad. God Bless you all!
Having a case of Corvette Fever during Christmas can turn grown men into little boys…
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In late June of 1953 the first production Corvette rolled off the end of an assembly line in Flint, Michigan. Over the next several months, 300 total Corvettes would leave that plant and enter automotive history. All were Polo White with red interiors and black convertible tops. All had a 150hp 235CI inline 6 cylinder motors and automatic transmissions.
To the owners of the current Corvette seventh generation, it’s no surprise that the Chevy sports car has just been selected as one of the 10 most satisfying vehicles by Consumer Reports.