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Happy Birthday Corvette! America’s Sports Car Turns 63 Today

Happy Birthday Corvette! America's Sports Car Turns 63 Today


Happy Birthday, Corvette!!

Sixty-three years ago at a small factory in Flint, Michigan on Van Slyke Road, the first 1953 Corvettes rolled off the assembly line and into automotive history. On June 30th 1953, these Chevrolet workers and executive gathered for a group photo around the VIN 001 Corvette.

Corvettes on eBay: Barn Find 1963 Corvette Sting Ray Sport Coupe

Corvettes on eBay: Barn Find 1963 Corvette Sting Ray Sport Coupe


We love a good barn find as good as the next person, but we think the bidding might have gone a little too crazy on this 1963 split window coupe.

Fifty Years Ago Today My Father Bought a 1966 Corvette

Fifty Years Ago My Father Bought a 1966 Corvette


If you own a Corvette, then you have a story about how it came into your life. All Corvette owners have a variation of this story, but some are better than others. My Corvette story goes back to a time before I was born, when my dad purchased a 1966 Corvette Convertible on June 29, 1966.

[PICS] The 2016 Bloomington Gold Corvette Show

[PICS] The 2016 Bloomington Gold Corvette Show


Bloomington Gold 2016 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is in the books. While rain dominated last year’s show, it was nothing but sunshine each show day this year. The IMS location still reigns as the top location for a Corvette show. The combination of Corvettes and 100 years of IMS history can’t be beat.

Corvettes on eBay: Angelyne’s 2008 Pink Corvette

Corvettes on eBay: Angelyne's 2008 Pink Corvette


If enthusiast collector Rick Hendrick really wants to stand out in a crowd with his Corvettes, maybe he should try to be the high bidder on this custom 2008 pink Corvette owned by Angelyne, the original “famous for being famous” Hollywood starlet.

[VIDEO] Oliver Gavin’s Massive Corvette C7.R Burnout at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

[VIDEO] Oliver Gavin's Massive C7.R Burnout at the Goodwood Festival of Speed


Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin was at the Goodwood Festival of Speed following his return home to England after the 24 Hours of Le Mans. With him was the No.64 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R which would run the famous Goodwood hill climb.

As Oliver got the wave to go, he delighted the crowd with the sound of that 5.5L V8 revving up and then leaving a massive burnout as he started his run:

[PICS] Chevrolet Displays New Grand Sport Car Cover at Bloomington Gold

[PICS] Chevrolet Displays New Grand Sport Car Cover at Bloomington Gold


One of the coolest car covers of all time is without a doubt the Corvette Racing C7.R cover that Chevrolet introduced last year for the Corvette Z06. Now that the widebody Corvette Grand Sport will be coming this summer, we’ve been hearing about a special Grand Sport car cover that will be offered through the Genuine Corvette Accessories catalog at your Chevrolet dealer’s parts counter.

Genuine Corvette Accessories was at Bloomington Gold and it was the first public display of the new Grand Sport car covers. Our friend Rick ‘Corvette’ Conti tells us the RPO is WL0 and the retail cost of the cover is listed at $1,205.

[VIDEO] Couple Arrested After Buying Corvette Z06 with Bad Check

[VIDEO] Couple Arrested After Buying Corvette Z06 with Bad Check


Did they really think they would get away with it?

Not with the modern technology these days.

The story starts when a husband and wife named Anthony and Bethany Perno apparently convinced the crew at Reliable Chevrolet in northwest Albuquerque that they were good to pay for a $100,000-plus Corvette Z06 with a cashier’s check.

But it was all just an elaborate scam.

Corvette Racing at Watkins Glen: Back to Racing in the U.S.

Corvette Racing at Watkins Glen: Back to Racing in the U.S.


Returning to North America with Driver’s, Manufacturer, Team GT Le Mans points lead

DETROIT (June 28, 2016) – Corvette Racing has returned from across the Atlantic and is set to resume its GT Le Mans (GTLM) campaign in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship this weekend at Watkins Glen International. The Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen is the fifth IMSA event for Corvette Racing and kicks off a run of three events in four weeks.

[PIC] Chip Foose Appreciates Those Early Corvettes

[PIC] Chip Foose Appreciates Those Early Corvettes
Photo Credit: Chip Foose / Twitter


Automotive designer extraordinaire Chip Foose has always had a thing for Corvettes. He won the 2015 Ridler Award at Detroit’s Autorama with a car called the Imposter – a 1965 Chevrolet Impala body over a 2008 Corvette chassis.

But not all of Chip’s work is customizing hot rods as this 1961 Corvette shows.

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