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Seized C5 Corvette in New York to be Auctioned


Crime definitely didn’t pay for a Batavia, N.Y., man who is in state prison and lost his 1999 Corvette convertible to the Genesee County (N.Y.) Sheriff’s Department after being convicted of drug crimes.

But crime WILL pay for the local Drug Task Force, which will get the proceeds from the sale of the Corvette through a County Highway Department online auction next month.

1968 L88 Corvette Sells for $330,000 at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas


On Saturday evening at Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas auction, this red/red 1968 L88 Corvette found a new home for the low, low price of $330,000. That’s somewhat surprising given the fact that other 1968 L88 Corvettes have sold for quite a bit more at recent sales.

So what may have caused this prized performance sports car to stumble at BJLV?

[VIDEO] First VIN Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition Sells for $500,000 at Barrett-Jackson


On Saturday evening, the VIN 001 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition became the latest “first retail” Corvette to be sold at auction with the proceeds going to charity.

The actual VIN 001 limited edition Corvette Z06 C7.R took to the block at Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas auction and after an introduction by Corvette’s Marketing Manager Todd Christensen, the Corvette was sold to a phone bidder for $500,000.

Corvette Auction Preview: Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas 2015


Another Barrett-Jackson auction is upon us as Craig, Steve and the crew of auctioneers are in Las Vegas for their 8th annual salen in Sin City at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The hammer will start falling tomorrow and the auction runs through Saturday.

Once again we turn to Marshall Fancher and the Corvette auction experts at VetteNVestments for a preview of Corvettes available this weekend:

Corvette Auction Preview: Mecum Dallas 2015


Mecum Dallas 2015 starts up today and run through the weekend. The Dallas auction has become one of the more significant stops for Mecum over the last couple of years and we see some great cars queued up for this weekend as well.

For this auction preview, we’ve handed the remote over to our friend Marshall Fancher of Vette-n-Vestments who gives a list of several Corvettes to watch.

Two-Owner 1968 L88 Corvette Headed to Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas


Barrett-Jackson’s fourth and final collector car auction in 2015 will be held next week in Las Vegas, Sept. 24-26th. For a town that was built on gambling and is known for inducing visitors to make risky decisions with their cash, there is a sure-bet coming to town and it carries the legendary performance moniker known as the L88 Corvette.

Corvettes on eBay: 1978 25th Anniversary Corvette with 15 Miles


Today we bring you yet another low-mileage 1978 Corvette.

Way back when the ‘Vette was celebrating its 25th anniversary and I was still a teenager, some folks got the idea that they would buy one – or more – of these “special” Corvettes and hang on to them to sell for a war pension sometime in the future.

Here’s a case in point.

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Purple People Eater Corvette Racer Heading to Barrett-Jackson's Scottsdale Auction


One of the most famous Corvette race cars in history will go on the auction block at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2016 set for Jan. 23-31.

The Purple People Eater Corvette – which was driven by Florida-based driver Jim Jeffords, who singlehandledly ended the West Coast’s domination of Corvette racing late in the 1950s – was discovered by legendary Corvette enthusiast Chip Miller, founder of what is now Carlisle Events, and Ken Heckert, a restoration shop owner, in the mid-1970s.

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