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Judge in 1960 Cunningham Corvette Le Mans Racer Dispute Agrees to Three-Way Partnership Deal


After nearly three years of legal wrangling, it appears that the fight over the recently discovered and unrestored 1960 Corvette that was one of three Corvettes campaigned at the 1960 24 Hours of Le Mans by Briggs Cunningham has come to end. The Federal Judge overseeing the case has signed off to a partnership agreement between the three parties for the former race car which is estimated to be valued at $2.5 million.

Corvettes on eBay: Auction for 1953 Corvette VIN 071 Ended Early


With just 300 of the first-year Corvettes produced back in 1953, it’s always a big deal in these modern times when one goes up for sale.

We have written about a couple of 1953 Corvettes seeking new owners in the past few months, and there was recently a listing was added on eBay for a first year Corvette with the VIN sequence number of #071.

Unfortunately, in the time that we saw the ad for the 1953 Corvette on Friday to this morning when we are ready to publish our article, the auction was ended early.

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1959 Corvette Restomod to Cross the Block at Mecum's Seattle Auction


There are few limitations in the world of restomods, the only boundaries being set by the tastes and the abilities of individual constructors. Corvette restomods are typical of the genre in that many are finished in bright, sometimes audacious colors that, while drawing attention to the vehicle, may detract from its overall appearance. The same can be said of restomod interiors and wheels. The interior may be so modified that all connection with the heritage of the original vehicle is lost and the rims have so much bling that they actually draw attention away from the car design rather than complementing it.

You'll be on Top of the World with this 1954 Corvette Previously Owned by Richard Carpenter


Corvettes have always been noted for getting better year after year.

That was the case even back in 1954, the second year of production of America’s new sports car.

You can buy this example of a ’54 that has a unique history during Russo and Steele’s 3rd Annual Newport Beach, California Auction to be held June 5-7. It was bought on May 11, 1988 from Richard Carpenter, yes, the one who made such beautiful music with his sister, Karen, as the popular 1970s group, The Carpenters.

[GALLERY] Black Friday! (42 Corvette photos)


It’s the final Friday in the month of May and that means it’s time for another installment of a “Black Friday” photo gallery. Check out our mega photo gallery made up of 42 beautiful black Corvettes which span seven generations from C1 to C7.

We offer thanks to those of you who have submitted photos of their Black Corvettes over the last couple of months and so look closely as you might see your car featured here.

If you love Black Corvettes as much as we do, make sure you share this page on Twitter and Facebook.

Corvette Auction Results: 2015 Mecum Spring Classic in Indianapolis


This Guest Post contributed by Marshall Fancher, Editor of www.VetteNVestments.com

This was the 28th year of the always spectacular Dana Mecum Annual Spring Classic Auction at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. A total of 1,329 cars crossed the block. 783 of those cars found new owners. This equates to a respectable 58% sell through rate for the overall auction.

Mecum does a fantastic job at creating excitement about special cars, and they did not disappoint. These cars did what we thought were very strong and honest prices, considering the fantastic quality of each example.

[VIDEO] Late Model Racecraft Restomods a 1958 Corvette with an LS7 V8

There is just something that excites us when we see a well-done Corvette restomod. Some builds like to keep the stock look of the exterior while dropping in a monster V8 under the hood. We’ll this restomod built by the pros at Late Model Racecraft isn’t one of those.

If you were to pull up next to this matte-black 1958 Corvette roadster, you would notice right away there is something special going on there. And when that stoplight turns green and the restomod roars to life and leaves you all slack-jawed while staring at the disappearing taillights, you’ll wonder if that C1 was built just to haunt your dreams.

1958 Fuelie Collection Heading to Mecum Indy

When it comes to our Corvettes, enthusiasts will collect just about anything. Some collections focus on rare, low production cars while others feature only low mile cars. Others may even consist of a single color like the black collection Mecum sold a few years ago. Coming up in Indianapolis this weekend, Mecum will be selling a collection of 1958 fuel injected Corvettes – one in each color available in 1958.

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