It’s time for Throwback Thursday where we feature vintage photos of Corvettes. In today’s feature, this classic Corvette is simply a prop in a 1956 fashion shoot by renowned African-American photographer Gordon Parks.
The news broke in early December that Sterling Blue would be phased out early before the end of the 2017 model year
One of the very first advertisers on CorvetteBlogger was Southern Car Parts who sponsored what was then just a text link on our site. But we never forget our friends and after a long layoff, the Corvette parts and accessories company is back with a new focus and a brand new website!
The GTLM class in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is where the main Ford vs Chevrolet battle is taking place between the crosstown rival’s two sports cars, the Ford GT and the Corvette. And now it looks like both automakers are preparing to go head to head with their muscle car platforms, the Mustang and Camaro.
The 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Collector Edition is already a pretty rare item in the United States, what with just 850 going on sale in America.
That’s nothing compared to the exclusivity in Japan, though, which will receive just five of the special Grand Sports, all in automatics and all coupes.
Every organization wants to broaden the tent to include more people and that goes for some of the Corvette clubs that we belong to. The National Corvette Restorers Society (NCRS) has embarked on one of the organizations biggest changes in a long time, the inclusion of non-original Corvettes to the judging process.
The Callaway Speedster was a new model introduced in 1991 and it would be the swan song of the official B2K RPO offered through GM. The open cockpit model was designed by Paul Deutschman and featured a distinctive low cut glass windshield that surrounds the driver and the entire cockpit.
A total of ten Series 1 Speedsters were built, and each was custom tailored to the owners color choices. This 1991 Callaway Speedster is number 10 and was ordered as a 50th birthday gift to the late Chip Miller of Corvettes at Carlisle.
A settlement could be closer between the National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park and neighbors in the nearby Clark Circle subdivision over noise created by the track.
The Motorsports Park’s noise abatement agreement negotiated with a majority of the residents had been announced in late October and now is slated to be presented at a public hearing next month in Bowling Green City Commission chambers.