Family Vacation: 2017 Road Trip Survey

Family Vacation: 2017 Road Trip Survey

Other Chevrolet News
2017 Road Trip Survey Uncovers That Nearly 75% of Americans Plan to Take a Road Trip This Year The 2017 Road Trip Survey is Commissioned by the GM BuyPower Card ® Notes Trends on How Much Road Trippers Will Spend, What They Eat and Where They Travel While On The Road Are you planning on taking a trip with your Corvette this summer? Well, here are some interesting little pieces of trivia and the new Road Trip Survey as to what other American's are thinking and planning for the summer. The popularity of a road trip is not limited to the United States. In the United Kingdom, many also enjoy the thrills of a long road trip, but some also partake in a road trip of sorts as part of…
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Corvettes at Carlisle 2017 Update

Corvettes at Carlisle 2017 Update

Corvette News and Archives, Vette Vues Magazine Past Coverage of Corvette Events
Corvettes at Carlisle Returns in 2017 with Special Displays, Guests and Decades of Classics - From a ’67 Celebration to a Showcase of L88’s, the Weekend is Jam-Packed [caption id="attachment_3160" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Corvettes at Carlisle Returns in 2017 with Special Displays, Guests and Decades of Classics From a ’67 Celebration to a Showcase of L88’s, the Weekend is Jam-Packed[/caption] The world’s largest; that’s something that applies to many car shows at Carlisle but it’s never more appropriate than when it’s attached to Corvettes at Carlisle.  The world’s largest all-Corvette themed weekend returns to central Pennsylvania for four action-packed days, August 24-27 and this year’s event promises to be one for the ages!  For the second year in a row, Corvettes at Carlisle is officially a four-day show.  Anyone attending will…
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Bloomington Gold Corvettes Charlotte 2017

Bloomington Gold Corvettes Charlotte 2017

Corvette News and Archives, Vette Vues Magazine Past Coverage of Corvette Events
Bloomington Gold Corvettes will return to Charlotte Fall of 2017 [caption id="attachment_3131" align="aligncenter" width="600"] 2nd Bloomington Gold Corvettes Charlotte[/caption] Bloomington Gold Corvettes announced that they will hold a second event again this year. Labeled “Bloomington Gold at Hendrick Motorsport, joined by Queen City Corvette Club” this second event will be held Friday & Saturday, October 13 & 14th in Concord, NC. This show will be held in addition to Bloomington Gold Corvettes USA, which runs June 22-24 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Like last year, the event will offer certification of Corvettes for owners that are unable to make the event in Indy, or perhaps their cars wouldn’t be ready for judging by June. In addition to certification, there will be Corvette vendors, a Gold Collection, and seminars. “Bloomington Gold…
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Kentucky Transportation History Exhibit at the NCM

Kentucky Transportation History Exhibit at the NCM

Corvette News and Archives
Kentucky Transportation History: If you are traveling through Kentucky starting August 28, 2017 and running through the Spring of 2018, there will be a unique exhibit at the National Corvette Museum.   Kentucky will Celebrate 225 Years of Transportation.  The exhibit will trace the history of transportation in Kentucky, featuring artifacts like the Mammoth Cave stagecoach, numerous bicycles from the Kentucky Wheelmen, and L&N Railroad archive items. [caption id="attachment_3212" align="aligncenter" width="639"] Kentucky Transportation History Exhibit at the NCM. This photo is of the Mammoth Cave Railroad at Doyle Valley. via Wikimedia Commons[/caption] This year Kentucky celebrates a milestone anniversary – it has been 225 years since its admittance as a state into the Union. Originally a part of Virginia, “the Kentucky County” became the 15th state on June 1, 1792. To celebrate, the…
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Dana Mecum’s 30th Original Spring Classic Results

Dana Mecum’s 30th Original Spring Classic Results

Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
Check out the auction results from Dana Mecum’s 30th Original Spring Classic where they sold $55.6 Million in classic and collector cars. $55.6 Million at Dana Mecum’s 30th Original Spring Classic Smashing Success at Company’s Landmark Anniversary Auction [caption id="attachment_3146" align="aligncenter" width="576"] 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe SOLD for $675,000 at Dana Mecum’s 30th Original Spring Classic.[/caption] WALWORTH, Wis. – May 24, 2017 – Mecum Auctions made history May 16-20 as 1,665 classic and collector cars from 37 states crossed the auction block for the company’s 30th-anniversary auction. With 1,208 vehicles hammering sold for an excellent 73-percent sell-through rate, the auction was deemed a smashing success and became the highest-grossing Original Spring Classic auction in the event’s 30-year history as overall sales totals reached more than $55.6 million. Enthusiasm was through…
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Bob McDorman Collection Sold at Mecum Auction

Bob McDorman Collection Sold at Mecum Auction

Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
[caption id="attachment_3141" align="aligncenter" width="668"] Bob McDorman Corvette dealership on the cover of the January 2007 issue of Vette Vues Magazine.[/caption] Many of our readers will remember Bob McDorman and Bob McDorman Chevrolet.  For years, his dealership held page one in Vette Vues Magazine. For those of you who did not know him, he was a Chevrolet Dealer for just shy of 50 years in Canal Winchester, just outside of Columbus Ohio area.  Bob held a Chevrolet show each year at his dealership. He was perhaps the most dedicated dealer of all times and won numerous business awards.  In 1978 and 2007, Bob received the TIME Magazine Quality Dealer Award.  In 2004 Bob was given the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Columbus Auto Dealers Association. In 2005, Bob was the first Chevrolet…
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2015 Chevrolet Performance Cars

2015 Chevrolet Performance Cars

2015 Corvette Information, C7 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Other Chevrolet News
America’s Favorite Performance Car Line Expands in 2015 with the new Corvette Z06 Convertible. Chevrolet to offer 14 performance models. Chevrolet Performance Cars for 2015: With the addition of the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible, Chevrolet will offer 14 performance car models for enthusiasts, ranging from 323 to 625 horsepower. With the introduction of the 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible, Chevrolet offers enthusiasts, 14 distinct performance-car models – including nine Camaro models, the SS performance sedan, and four Corvette models. Output ranges from 323 to an estimated 625 horsepower. Mark Reuss Speaks About Chevrolet Performance Cars for 2015 “Chevrolet has been America’s best-selling performance brand for four consecutive years, due in part to the breadth of our lineup,” said Mark Reuss, executive vice president, Global Product Development. “For 2015, we will…
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Rare 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Goes to Auction

Rare 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Goes to Auction

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
The 1967 Chevrolet Corvette we are going to look at today comes with a list of significant accomplishments: Bloomington Gold Benchmark Certified 2003, Bloomington Gold Special Collection 2009, and Multiple-time NCRS Top Flight wins. [caption id="attachment_2994" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Friday, May 19, 2017, LOT F113, a rare 1967 Tuxedo Black Corvette Convertible L71 model with original tri-power 427 V8 will be going across the block in Indianapolis at the Mecum Auction.[/caption] If you enjoy cars, no doubt you are aware that the Big Mecum Auction in Indianapolis is going on this week. This 1967 Chevrolet Corvette we are going to look at today comes with a list of significant accomplishments.   [caption id="attachment_2995" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Friday, May 19, 2017, LOT F113, a rare 1967 Tuxedo Black Corvette Convertible L71 model with original…
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1967 Corvette Specifications (PDF)

1967 Corvette Specifications (PDF)

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information
This is a PDF file of the 1967 Corvette Specifications by General Motors.  It was revised in January 1967. The 1967 Corvette Specifications covered are: Model IdentificationSerial Numbers and IdentificationRegular Equipment - ExteriorRegular Equipment - InteriorRegular Production Options and Dealer Installed AccessoriesAir Conditioning Equipment 1967 Corvette Total Production = 22,940 (8,504 Coupe, 14,436 Convertible) FIBERGLASS FACTS:There were Only 20 1967 Corvettes with option RPO L88 427 engine. These engines were rated at a conservative 430 hp and actually pumped out more than 500 ponies. The 1967 Corvette L88 now represents one of the most collectible (and expensive!) Corvettes ever. The 1967 Corvette Sting Ray was the last Corvette of its generation. Below is a PDF file.  It will take a minute to load.  It is 85 pages long.  Enjoy the Corvette…
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