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Classic Corvette Owners Combine for 100 Years of Corvette Ownership

Some things definitely get better with age.

Just ask John McIlvoy and Joe Beatty, who have owned the same two Corvettes for a total of 100 years and 500,000 miles between them!

Ironically, they both grew up in Ohio, where they bought their Corvettes in the 1960s, and both are now members of the Northwest Houston Vette-Rods club.

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[VIDEO] Louisiana Woman's Corvette Grand Sport Puts on a Light Show

Karen Bedell has always loved muscle cars, thanks to the influence of her slightly older brother, Keith Jarvis, as they grew up in Baton Rouge.

Still, the responsibilities of ordinary life prevented the Louisiana native from buying her first Corvette until just a few years ago.

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Friends Restore the 1964 Corvette for a Veteran with Terminal Cancer

Corvette enthusiasts have long been known for their kindness and generosity.

Check out this great example of how friends and fellow enthusiasts combined forces to make a dying Marine’s Corvette dream come true.

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Restored 1964 Corvette Has a Rock N Roll Past

by Mitch Talley on March 20, 2014

Restored 1964 Corvette Has a Rock N Roll Past
Photo Credit: Clayton Seams/Driving

Brought back from the dead, this 1964 Corvette is ready to rock into the night for many years to come.

When Rick Thompson found the Sting Ray in 1988, the red beauty was a far cry from its current appearance. In fact, it was sitting neglected in an IRS impound lot and had even partially damaged by a fire. There was even a hole in the floorboard that had been “repaired” with license plates after an axle half-shaft had penetrated through it.

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Connecticut Man is Reunited with His Dad’s 1964 Corvette

by Mitch Talley on February 26, 2014

Michigan Man is Reunited with His Dad's 1964 Corvette

Over the past few weeks, you’ve been reading all about the sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum. But here’s a story that goes further and explains WHY there is a National Corvette Museum in the first place.

When it comes to Corvettes, people do fanatical things.

Take Todd Baggett of Southbury, Connecticut for example.

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New Zealander Has a Magical Bond with his 'Birthday' Corvette
Photo Credit: Robert Charles/Fairfax NZ

Corvettes seem to have a magical bond with their owners.

Just ask Chris Jury of New Zealand.

Despite living outside the United States, Jury has been a fan of the Corvette since he was just a youngster, entranced by its shark-like appearance.

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This Florida Rabbi has been Driving the Same 1968 Corvette Since New

If you visit the American Collectors Insurance website, you’ll find a page called “Tell Us Your Story,” where enthusiasts are encouraged to share tales about their vehicles.

That’s where we found a very unusual story that proves Corvette fever can afflict anyone, even a Rabbi!

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Bob Drews’ 40 Year Love Affair with a 1957 Corvette

by Mitch Talley on January 24, 2014

Bob Drew's 40 Year Love Affair with a 1957 Corvette

A love affair with 1957 Corvettes has stirred the heart of Bob Drews since the 1960s.

That’s when he first felt the passion of the ’57 that belonged to a neighbor who eventually let Drews help him in the pits when he was racing the car.

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'Ordinary' 1964 Corvette Sting Ray Transformed Into Award Winning Restomod

More than a year of work has transformed this once-ordinary 1964 Corvette coupe into a prize-winning restomod, says owner Patrick Lamberton of Chalfont, Bucks County, PA.

Modifications include a 2013 Chevy fuel-injected LS3 engine, good for 436 horsepower, as well as suspension upgrades from a 1996 Corvette in the front and a 1986 Corvette in the rear. Lamberton says The Vette Shop in Plumsteadville, Pa., performed the drive train and suspension changes.

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NC Couple Keeps it Classic in Restoration of a 1954 Corvette

Isn’t it funny how fate sometimes intervenes for Corvette owners?

Take the case of Tommy and Brenda Loftin of North Carolina, who no doubt are thankful this holiday season that back in 2010, Brenda took a ride one night trying to get their granddaughter to go to sleep and just happened to drive past an open garage door where a 1954 Corvette was beckoning to her, though it was covered with boxes and Christmas stuff.

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