1953 Corvette Specs, Colors, Facts, Production Statistics

1953 Corvette Specs, Colors, Facts, Production Statistics

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information
Bob McDorman's1953 Corvette Lot T123 Sold for $220,000 a the Mecum 30th Spring Classic in 2017 The EX122 Motorama Experimental Prototype Corvette is at Kerbeck Corvette, making this the oldest Corvette in the World.    It was first shown to the public at the 1953 General Motors Motorama at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City on January 17, 1953.  It was six months before the first 1953 drove off the assembly line on June 30, 1953. The first Corvette came off the assembly line on June 30, 1953. There were 300 Corvettes produced. The first two were destroyed... they were engineering test cars. This is still the rarest of all model year production Corvettes. It is estimated that about 225 1953 Corvettes still exist. This radically different sports car was…
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1953 Corvette Motorama Show Car Video

1953 Corvette Motorama Show Car Video

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Videos
In this blog, we will look at a 1953 Corvette Motorama Show Car Scenic running footage of the 1953 Chevrolet Corvette unveiled at the 1953 Motorama in New York.  We will also look at a video called "Hall of Wonders" where the 1953 is introduced by Dave Garroway. 1953 Corvette Motorama Show Car Scenic running footage of the 1953 Chevrolet Corvette unveiled at the 1953 Motorama in New York. This is another interesting video with Dave Garroway for a Chevrolet Corvette Promotional Film.  This is one of a series of films made by the Jam Handy Organization for Chevrolet.   "Hall of Wonders" features "Today Show" host Dave Garroway talking about General Motors as an innovator in the field of automotive design. The film ends with a look at the brand…
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Indy 2005 Corvette Pace Car | Vette Vues Magazine

Indy 2005 Corvette Pace Car | Vette Vues Magazine

2005 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
The 2005 Corvette Pace Car paced at the 89th Annual Indianapolis 500 on May 29, 2005. It was driven by Retired Army General and former Secretary of State Colin Powell. There were three Pace Cars produced. Eight Track/Festival convertibles painted Victory Red Corvette were used on race day. These Track/Festival Pace Cars did no have the center silver stripe, logo-embroidered headrest, and graphics that were on the actual pace car. There were two replica pace cars produced.   [caption id="attachment_3627" align="aligncenter" width="640"] 2005 Corvette Convertible Pace Car at the 89th Indianapolis 500. Colin Powell was chosen to drive the Corvette Pace Car.[/caption] 2005 Corvette Pace Car - Track/Festival Corvette [caption id="attachment_3632" align="aligncenter" width="640"] This 2005 Corvette Pace Car is from the Bob McDorman Collection. You will notice that the Track/Festival…
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Performance Testing at Milford Proving Ground

Performance Testing at Milford Proving Ground

Chevrolet Corvette History
In this blog post we will look at the tracks of the Milford Proving Ground. The collection of roadways assembled has more than 140 miles covering parts of two Michigan counties. For Release: Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 Performance Testing Reveals Best of Vehicles [caption id="attachment_3351" align="aligncenter" width="640"] GM Proving Ground main gate, 3300 General Motors Road, Milford, Michigan. Photographer: Dwight Burdette by Wikimedia.[/caption] A look at the unique tracks of the 90-year-old Milford Proving Ground DETROIT – The collection of roadways assembled at the 90-year-old Milford Proving Ground has more than 140 miles covering parts of two Michigan counties.  To develop performance cars, automakers depend on fundamental analysis, but it’s the test tracks and road courses that bring out the best in a vehicle. “The proof is in a powerful…
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ZO6 Performance Parts Enhancements for Corvette

ZO6 Performance Parts Enhancements for Corvette

Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette News and Archives
In this blog post, we have a release from Chevrolet about the new ZO6 Performance Parts.   Chevrolet and drivers from the Ron Fellows Corvette Spring Mountain track demonstrated Stingray models enhanced with components from Z06-based performance parts. For Release: Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, 1 p.m. PST Broad range of chassis, suspension and aero components enhance capability [caption id="attachment_3347" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Chevrolet today and drivers from the Ron Fellows Corvette high-performance driving school at the Spring Mountain track demonstrated Stingray models enhanced with components from a new lineup of ZO6 Performance Parts.[/caption] PAHRUMP, Nev. – Chevrolet today and drivers from the Ron Fellows Corvette high-performance driving school at the Spring Mountain track demonstrated Stingray models enhanced with components from a new lineup of Z06-based performance parts. They’re designed for 2014+…
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Mecum Auctions Auto Transport Services

Mecum Auctions Auto Transport Services

Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
Mecum Auctions Now Offers Enclosed Auto Transport Services. Mecum Auto Transport on April 1, 2017, taking the experience, and your car, from the auction floor to your garage door. [caption id="attachment_3311" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Mecum Auctions Now Offers Enclosed Auto Transport Services. On April 1, 2017, Mecum Auction Auto Transport Services can take your car, from the auction floor to your garage.[/caption] WALWORTH, Wis. – June 12, 2017 – Mecum Auctions, the world's largest collector-car auction company, is now offering enclosed auto transport services along the lines of somewhere like car transport Australia. The 30-year-old auction house has built its reputation and business by providing customers, both buyers and sellers, with the best service, results and overall encounter from start to finish. With constant efforts made to improve the "Mecum Experience"…
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1968 C3 Corvette Called the Shark!

1968 C3 Corvette Called the Shark!

1968 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information
The 1968 C3 Corvette (Third Generation) C3 Shark model Corvette history starts with the 1968 model year.  This generation three Vette lasted from 1968 to 1982, a fifteen-year run. The 1968 to 1972 Corvettes have the chrome-bumpers and are highly sought after.  There were more than a half-million third-generation Corvettes built from 1968 to 1982. In this post, we will look at some history, options, production numbers, and photos of the 1968 C3 Shark Corvette, the first of the Generation 3 Vettes. Serial No. 194678S400001 - 194678S428566Total Production = 28,566 (9,936 Coupe, 18,630 Convertible) The total sales for the new "Shark" was a new all-time record and set the stage for the fifteen-year run of the third-generation Corvette. The 1968 Corvette offered ten different Exterior Color Choices.  The interior was…
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July 2017 Issue Preview| Features

July 2017 Issue Preview| Features

Corvette Magazine Back Issues, Vette Vues Magazine Issue Preview
Check out the July 2017 issue preview of Vette Vues Magazine, Volume 45, Issue Number 12.  On our cover is the new Corvette Carbon 65 Edition which is limited to only 650 numbered vehicles globally. In this issue we look at the new 2018 Corvette Specifications, the Corvette Grand Sport Pace Car, History of the Corvette Cut-Away display, Tech Articles, History of the Motion Performance cars, Corvette Models and Toys, Vintage Corvette Ads, Corvette Classified ads and more. July 2017 Issue Preview: Our Cover [caption id="attachment_3172" align="aligncenter" width="600"] This is the cover of Vette Vues Magazine's July issue in our July 2017 Issue preview. On our cover is the new Corvette Carbon 65 Edition which is limited to only 650 numbered vehicles globally.[/caption] Check out our articles in our July 2017…
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