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Highly Decorated 1969 L88 Corvette Heading to Amelia Island Auction

Some lucky person will soon have an opportunity to become the new owner of a verified 1969 Corvette L88 convertible.

But it won’t come cheap. A similar Le Mans Blue example that could trace its lineage all the way back to the original Georgia owner recently sold for a whopping $825,000.

This L88, ruled the real deal by experts David Burroughs and Tim Thorpe, will be on the block at the Hollywood Wheels Amelia Island Select auction set in Florida for March 12-15.

Chance Parking Lot Encounter Leads to Love for Two Corvette Owners

Sometimes love is not just in the stars – it’s in the cars!

For instance, I met Cindy, my wife of 25+ years, on a warm spring Saturday night while cruising the streets of Dalton, Ga., in my red 1986 Corvette.

It was really love at first sight, at least for me, as I quickly – and boldly for me – asked her to go to a Corvette show at Day’s Chevrolet in Acworth, Ga., the next afternoon.

[VIDEO] Stolen Corvette Found after 43 Years but Legal Roadblocks Prevent Reunion with Owner

‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

A Georgia woman probably isn’t so sure about that old saying, especially after her heart may wind up being broken twice – but not by a man, but by a Corvette.

Our story begins in 1972 when a teenage Terry Dietrich of DeKalb County, Ga., bought a 1972 blue Corvette Stingray.

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

The driver of this ’69 Corvette Stingray is having some serious fun trying to get that American V8 power some traction during an autocross event held on an ice track.

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray on ice! Without Winter Tires! Not a good idea but Crazy Fun! Epic Fail!

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Corvettes on eBay: 1981 Corvette-Based Speed Racer Mach 5 Replica

The sheer number of vehicles for sale on eBay is impressive of course, but the incredible variety that are for sale never ceases to amaze. If you are a Corvette fan of a certain age that never missed Speed Racer, eBay has the car to satisfy your wildest fantasy — a Speed Racer Mach 5 replica based on a 1981 Corvette.

[GALLERY] Black Friday! (33 Corvette photos)

It’s the final Friday in the month of January and that means it’s time for the first “Black Friday” gallery of 2015 here at CorvetteBlogger.com. So here’s a random photo gallery made up of 33 Corvettes spanning seven generations that are all dressed in Black and looking ready to put a beat down on the competition.

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

[PICS] 2015 NCRS Winter Regional at Sun 'n Fun in Lakeland, FL

One of our favorite Corvettes shows we attend religiously is the annual NCRS Winter Regional in Central Florida. This year, the show was held at the Sun ‘n Fun facility in Lakeland, Florida which is a working airport and the site of a huge annual fly-in.

The new location had its good and bad points, but overall we were positive about it as it was a great facility for hosting the Winter Regional Corvette show.

Ivan and Mary Schrodt Donate Five Corvettes to the National Corvette Museum

Ivan and Mary Schrodt of Sherwood, Wisconsin made headlines in the Corvette world recently when they donated five Corvettes to the National Corvette Museum (NCM) The five included one Corvette from each of generations C2 through C6 and initially were to be included in the Schrodts very generous gift to the NCM as part of their estate. However, after their first trip to the NCM Motorsports Park during the 2014 Labor Day Celebration, they had a change of heart.

[VIDEO] The Story Behind the World's Only Jet Powered Corvette

Way back in ancient times, say in the era of the 1960s, there was great interest amongst the world’s great automotive companies in a new and remarkable power source, the gas turbine, more commonly referred to as the jet engine. It was a time when the Jet Age showed signs of coming down to earth.

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