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December 2016 Corvette Sales

December 2016 Corvette Sales


The final monthly sales report of 2016 was posted this morning from GM and it looks like Corvette sales rebounded to have a great month!

In December 2016, Chevrolet sold 2,709 Corvettes for a 10.4% gain over December 2015. For the 2016 calendar year (January-December), a total 29,995 Corvettes were delivered to new owners. Sales for the calendar year were down -10% from the 33,329 Corvettes delivered in the 2015 calendar year.

[RIDES] Tom and Peggie’s 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Collector Edition No.232

[RIDES] Tom and Peggie's 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Collector Edition No.232


Congratulations to Tom and Peggie of Merritt Island, Florida who recently added this 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Collector Edition No. 232 to their garage. They also own a C3 and C5 Corvette! The Corvette was purchased through West-Herr Chevrolet in Orchard Park, NY., and Tom and Peggie did the R8C Museum Delivery at the National Corvette Museum.

Click here to see a larger photo of their Corvette Grand Sport.

IMSA Sets Initial Balance of Performance (BoP) for Daytona 24 Test this Weekend

IMSA Sets Initial Balance of Performance (BoP) for Daytona 24 Test this Weekend
Photo Credit: Lee Willard / Twitter


This weekend is the Roar Before the 24, a three-day test session held at the Daytona International Speedway in advance of the 2017 season opener, the Rolex 24 at Daytona, which runs January 28-29th.

IMSA issued its first Balance of Performance (BoP) tables to teams last week and further changes will be made once IMSA reviews the data following the Roar test.

The entire GTLM field including Corvette Racing will be participating in the Roar Before the 24 test.

An American In Paris: Rare Copper 1955 Corvette to be Offered by RM Sothebys

An American In Paris: Rare Copper 1955 Corvette to be Offered by RM Sothebys


1955 was a pivotal year for the Corvette’s future. It was the first year that a V8 engine would be introduced, but at the same time, sales plummeted and only 700 roadsters were built. The model would end up having the the second lowest production totals behind the 300 Corvettes built in 1953.

[VIDEO] Corvette Driver Arrested in Brazil After a Donut in Street Attracts the Police

[VIDEO] Corvette Driver Arrested in Brazil After Donut in Street Attracts the Police


Mom always said nothing good happens after midnight and the driver of the C6 Corvette in Brazil can probably agree.

I might also point out the basic premise of this video is that Continue

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday! (49 Corvette Photos)

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday! (49 Corvette Photos)


Happy New Year Corvette lovers!!

Today is the very first Monday in 2017 and we are going to kick off the new year right with an award-winning photo gallery for Midyear Monday!

This week’s salute to the our favorite Corvette generation features 49 photos of Corvettes built for the 1963-67 model years.

Thanks again to those that submitted photos of their Midyear Corvettes for the gallery. We have several Corvettes in this week’s gallery of Corvettes owned and driven by our readers. If you want to see your car here, just email a photo or two to Keith@CorvetteBlogger.com and we’ll add it to our archive.

Do you have a favorite Corvette photo from this week’s gallery? Let us know in the comments section below or hit us up on Twitter and Facebook.

[VIDEO] Corvette Museum Board Member Donates his 1967 L89 Corvette

[VIDEO] Corvette Museum Board Member Donates his 1967 L89 Corvette


Corvette’s have always been a passion for Henry Younger since he first laid eyes on a 1953 Corvette. His first Corvette came in 1969, a red 1965 Sting Ray. Henry sold that car when starting his family and wouldn’t buy another Corvette until 1990. But that’s when Corvette Fever really struck and since then he’s amassed a collection that at one point numbered eleven cars.

The Bob McDorman Museum to Close and Liquidate Collection

The Bob McDorman Museum to Close and Liquidate Collection


Back in July of 2014 we first reported on the opening of the Bob McDorman Automotive Museum. Roughly a year later we were saddened to report that McDorman had passed away at age 82. Now it looks like another chapter in the McDorman story will be writtenas the museum has closed and its collection of Chevrolets and memorabilia will be sold at auction.

[PIC] Corvette Factory Workers Celebrate the End of 2016 with a Message

[PIC] Corvette Factory Workers Celebrate End of 2016 with a Message


It’s known that the workers in the Bowling Green Assembly Plant have a special relationship with the owners of the cars they build and because of that, they occasionally offer a little surprise message here and there as they assemble the vehicles running down the line.

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