Reader’s Ride: Todd Hodgen’s Corvette Life

Reader’s Ride: Todd Hodgen’s Corvette Life

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Todd Hodgen's Corvette Life: From a Custom '62 to an Inferno Orange 2012, to a Stunning '18 Z06 I started my Corvette life in 1975 at age 17 when I bought a custom 1962. The car was fast, and I loved the way it looked. It was so unique - Not many 17-year-olds had a Corvette, let alone a custom one. This led me to seek out other Corvette owners and learn more about the cars. I now own a 2012 C6 in Inferno Orange, and a 2018 Blade Silver Z06. 1962 Corvette: This is one of the most collectible cars ever made. The 1962 Chevrolet Corvette year represents the end of an era. The 1962 Vette represents the last of the original C1 Corvette chassis. 1962 Corvette was a…
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1976 Chevrolet Aerovette Evolution – A Look Back At This Beauty

1976 Chevrolet Aerovette Evolution – A Look Back At This Beauty

1976 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives
1976 Chevrolet Aerovette Is One Of The Most Beloved Concept Cars We are looking at the history of the 1976 Chevrolet Aerovette. The story starts with two XP-882 Chevrolet Design Exercise projects. General Motors (GM) is one of the largest car manufacturing companies in the world. For about 77 years, it held the top spot, before losing it to Toyota in 2008 and again in 2021. Maybe they will get it back in 2022? Despite these shifts and changes, GM continues to top the favorites lists of many car enthusiasts. The reason is that they continue to produce a long list of beloved cars, pick-up trucks, and sports cars.  Among the most favored GM sports cars, is the Chevrolet Corvette. But other than the many favored sports cars, Chevy and…
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2016 C7 Corvette 9/11 Tribute

2016 C7 Corvette 9/11 Tribute

2016 Corvette Information, C7 Corvette Information, Corvette Features
A Tribute to Our Heroes: 2016 C7 Corvette Torch Red Z51 We are looking at a special, customized 2016 C7 Corvette that pays tribute to the lives lost and the heroes who served on 9/11 and after. The Corvette Stingray has proven time and again to be one of the most powerful, most performance-driven, most track-capable Corvettes of all time.  As we reflect back to those that served on 9/11 we see Firefighters, Police, and EMS who were willing to risk their lives for others. We see their incredible strength, power, dedication, and capabilities. The amazing capacity they have, to save us at all costs. It is hard to believe that it has been 21 years since the September 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and Flight…
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C5 Corvette Overview: The 5th Generation Corvette That Ran From 1997-2004

C5 Corvette Overview: The 5th Generation Corvette That Ran From 1997-2004

C5 Corvette Overview 1997 C5 Corvette Instrument Panel Are you thinking about getting a C5 Corvette? The 5th generation Corvette pushed the entire Corvette brand into the 21st century. With modern technology, a redesigned powertrain, and an active handling system, Chevrolet went all out to create one of the most impressive American sports cars at the time. While the C5 was incredibly impressive on the road, it was also a fairly economical car for its segment. This was emphasized by its surprising EPA rating of 18 miles to the gallon, which left much of the competition scratching their heads. Want to learn more about the C5 Corvette? You’re in the right place. A 5.7-Liter V8 Powertrain 1997 Corvette Coupe The C5 Corvette was powered by an all-new powertrain by Chevrolet. Despite small cosmetic…
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1975 Corvette Hatchback Coupe by Ecklers

1975 Corvette Hatchback Coupe by Ecklers

1975 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette History
In this post, we will look at a story in Vette Vues Magazine about the 1975 Corvette Hatchback Coupe by Ecklers written by James Prather. We learn about the features, specifications, and general information from when it was introduced in 1976. The 1975 Corvette was the eighth year of the third-generation Corvette. There were 38,465 C3 Corvettes produced that year. 1976 Cover of Vette Vues Magazine featuring the 1975 Corvette Hatchback Coupe by Ecklers. This article appeared in October 1976, Volume Five, Number 4 issue of Vette Vues Magazine ECKLER'S CONCOURS PREPARED A 1975 CORVETTE HATCHBACK COUPE The original design and concept of this beautiful machine were done by Ralph Eckler of Titusville, Florida. Starting with a 1975 Corvette coupe as the prototype, he then com­pletely redesigned the car from…
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April Classic Corvette Corner: Corvette Features – Photos and Stories

April Classic Corvette Corner: Corvette Features – Photos and Stories

Corvette News and Archives, Readers and Followers Corvette Photos and Stories
We love Corvettes. We know you do too, so enjoy this curated collection of photos submitted by our readers. ✅ Photos from Corvette owners ✅ Stories from Corvette enthusiasts ✅ Share your favorite story or photo Back to the Reader's Rides List April is the third month of our new blog post of Readers Rides. Our followers are a very diverse group of people that share their love of the Corvette in many different ways. As the month goes on we will be sharing with you Corvette photos and stories, and we hope you enjoy them as much as we do! Perhaps you would like to share your ride and stories too! If you have a camera and a Corvette…you qualify! Submit Your Photos and Stories Here Vette Vues Magazine…
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Enjoy the Trill in Your Corvette on America’s Most Iconic Road – Route 66

Enjoy the Trill in Your Corvette on America’s Most Iconic Road – Route 66

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What could be more iconic than a trip down Route 66? If you're looking for an adrenaline-filled adventure, then let us introduce you to Two Lane America's guided route 66 car caravans. This special tour is custom-made so that your dream road trip includes tons of photo opportunities - because memories last longer than footpaths. Route 66 goes by many different names: The Mother Road, America’s Highway, The Main Street of America, and The Will Rogers Highway. When it comes to roads in the United States, there’s probably none as well-known as Route 66. Put simply: it’s America’s road, and what’s better than traveling America’s favorite road in America’s favorite sports car? There is no better way to travel Route 66 than in America’s favorite sports car, the Corvette. That’s…
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MARCH CORVETTE PHOTOS AND STORIES

MARCH CORVETTE PHOTOS AND STORIES

Chevrolet Corvette Photo Galleries, Corvette Features, Readers and Followers Corvette Photos and Stories
Catering to the passionate community of Corvette fans, Vette Vues Magazine reached out to its readers and followers on Facebook and Instagram asking them to share their favorite photos of their Corvettes. Our readers have responded, sharing amazing photos with us as well as their stories about the Corvette that inspired each photo. We’re excited to share these stories and photos with you! For February's Corvette CLICK HERE BACK TO THE LIST OF MONTHS OF READERS RIDES March is the second month of our new blog post of Readers Rides. Our followers are a very diverse group of people that share their love of the Corvette in many different ways. As the month goes on we will be sharing with you March Corvette photos and stories, and we hope you…
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How will the Low Volume Vehicle Manufacturing Act Update Affect Turnkey Corvettes? Updated 1-1-2022: NEW SEMA EMISSIONS CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

How will the Low Volume Vehicle Manufacturing Act Update Affect Turnkey Corvettes? Updated 1-1-2022: NEW SEMA EMISSIONS CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

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UPDATE FEBRUARY 1, 2022: The new SEMA Certified-Emissions program gives manufacturers the ability to verify that a product meets the EPA’s “reasonable basis” criteria for sale in 49 states. THE NEW SEMA EMISSIONS CERTIFICATION PROGRAM HELPS MANUFACTURERS GET PRODUCTS TO MARKET FASTER The first-ever program meets EPA’s Tampering Policy requirements DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Feb. 1, 2022) – SEMA introduced a new program to make it possible for automotive aftermarket parts manufacturers to meet the legal requirement for emissions compliance under the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Tampering Policy. The program, called SEMA Certified-Emissions (SC-E), gives manufacturers the ability to verify that a product meets the EPA’s “reasonable basis” criteria and is therefore legal for sale in 49 states. For the first time ever, manufacturers have a clear, accelerated path to compliance and…
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February Classic Corvette Corner | Photos and Stories

February Classic Corvette Corner | Photos and Stories

Corvette Features, Readers and Followers Corvette Photos and Stories
This is super exciting news! Vette Vues Classic Corvette Corner will start off with a bang - featuring profiles and beautiful car pictures of some of our favorite followers. If you haven't submitted your info yet, now's the time to do it so that we can add you to the list. And please feel free to share any photos or stories you might have! It doesn't matter how big or small they are, everyone has something special to offer. Your contributions will make an impression on other people just like yourself who visit our page - and if you think about it for just a moment (or two) isn't that what being part of such an awesome community would mean? This corner has been made for people just like yourself…
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