First Retail Production Corvette Z06 70th Anniversary Edition will be Auctioned off by Barrett-Jackson for Charity

First Retail Production Corvette Z06 70th Anniversary Edition will be Auctioned off by Barrett-Jackson for Charity

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First retail production Corvette Z06 70th Anniversary Edition will be auctioned off by Barrett-Jackson to benefit Operation Homefront CORVETTE CELEBRATES MILESTONE WITH 70TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION First retail production Corvette Z06 70th Anniversary Edition will be auctioned off by Barrett-Jackson to benefit Operation Homefront 2022-01-24 DETROIT – 2023 marks the 70th anniversary of Corvette, the longest-running nameplate of any car on the road today. For eight generations, Corvette has pushed the boundaries of technology, performance, and style while remaining an attainable cultural icon. The 2023 model year Corvette Stingray and Corvette Z06 will celebrate this milestone with a special 70th Anniversary Edition package. 2023 Corvette 70th Anniversary Edition exterior badging 2023 Corvette 70th Anniversary Edition exterior badging includes commemorative Corvette crossflags “Passion for Corvette runs deep at Chevrolet and this anniversary is extra special…
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THE HISTORY OF BODY KITS: The C4 Corvette Era

THE HISTORY OF BODY KITS: The C4 Corvette Era

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THE HISTORY OF BODY KITS: THE C4 CORVETTE ERA As in previous blogs, Vette Vues is re-visiting the history of customization and attempting a few updates, this time the C4 Corvette Era. This will represent a more intriguing look into how customs have evolved for new readers. For existing readers, we hope you’ll also find any new material interesting…plus there are a lot more photos. Greenwood's G572 Corvette Supercar BY: Wayne Ellwood Photo credits: General Motors, Burt Greenwood, Rudy Arias, Mike Roberts, Geiger GmbH, Lister, Kris Pittack, Lingenfelter Perf. Eng., Tim Wilson, American Custom Industries (ACI), Wayne Ellwood, Facebook, and others. Greenwood's G572 Corvette Supercar Prototype Greenwood's G572 Supercar C4 Corvette Mule Greenwood's G572 Supercar C4 Corvette Mule Greenwood's G572 Supercar C4 Corvette Mule The introduction of the new C4…
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Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Auction Conclusion: C3 Corvette Results

Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Auction Conclusion: C3 Corvette Results

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Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Auction Conclusion - C3 Corvette Results We have the C3 Corvette auction results from the Mecum Kissimmee 2022 auction. The Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Auction had 106 C3 Corvettes available for sale. The highest SOLD C3 Corvette was Lot W145.1 for $335,500. The lowest price SOLD C3 Corvette was a 1975 Corvette Coupe J186 for $12,100. 83 of the C3 Corvettes SOLD! There were three 1969 L88sW145.1 Sold $335,500 (also the highest Sold C3 Corvette)MG11 - No InfoK126.1 Bid to $340,00 Bid Goes On You can read about this Corvette on our blog CLICK HERE W145.1 Sold $335,500 (also the highest Sold C3 Corvette) LOT W145.1 1 of 116 L88 Corvettes built-in 1969 - Photo Credit Mecum Auction HIGHLIGHTS Bloomington Gold CertifiedNCRS Performance VerificationNCRS Duntov Mark of Excellence1…
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Rare 1967 Corvette Vault Find Corvette SOLD for $418,000

Rare 1967 Corvette Vault Find Corvette SOLD for $418,000

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We are looking at the history of a 1967 Corvette, known as the Vault Find. This 1967 Marina Blue with the Bright Blue interior has the 427/435 HP engine with the 4-speed transmission. This rare Corvette went up for auction in the Jackie and Gary Runyon Collection Saturday, January 15, 2022, at the Mecum Kissimmee auction and sold for $418,000. Here is the story as told on the Mecum website: Source: Mecum Auction LOT S113 1967 Corvette Vault Find Corvette - Jackie and Gary Runyon Collection - SOLD for $418,000 After returning from Vietnam as a recipient of two Purple Hearts, Keith Litavsky went right to Jack Douglass Chevrolet in Hinsdale, Illinois, and purchased his dream car with money he’d sent home for that purpose. He treated that 427/435 HP…
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C2 Corvette Sting Ray Sport Cars by Chevrolet for Sale at Mecum Auction 2022 Kissimmee

C2 Corvette Sting Ray Sport Cars by Chevrolet for Sale at Mecum Auction 2022 Kissimmee

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UPDATED: 01/17/2021 - At the end of this blog post are the results for the C2 Corvettes at the Mecum 2022 auction in Kissimmee Florida. C2 Corvette Sting Ray Sport Cars by Chevrolet for Sale at Mecum Auction 2022 Kissimmee At this time there are 406 Corvettes that will be for sale at the Mecum Auction Kissimmee 2022. Today on our blog we are looking at the C2 Corvette Sting Ray Sport Cars by Chevrolet that will be availble for sale. We are looking at the Vette Vues blog at the C2 Corvettes for sale at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee in Florida, January 5-16, 2022, and taking a look at a few of the unique ones. Once again, at the end of this blog post, we have two spreadsheets. …
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Rare, Ground-Pounding, 1969 L88 Corvette Goes to Auction with Rock Crushing M22

Rare, Ground-Pounding, 1969 L88 Corvette Goes to Auction with Rock Crushing M22

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Rare, Ground-Pounding, Fathom Green 1969 L88 Corvette for sale at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee January 8, 2022. UPDATE: THIS CORVETTE BID TO $340,000 BUT DID NOT SELL...THE BID GOES ON! Ground-Pounding Fathom Green 1969 L88 Corvette for sale at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee 2022 Source: Mecum Auction's website The 35th Anniversary Bloomington Gold Corvette Show was held at Pheasant Run Resort and Spa, just outside of Chicago in St. Charles, Illinois, on June 26 – 29, 2008, the seventh year that the show has been held at this spectacular location. Only twenty (20) L88s were built in 1967, eighty (80) in 1968, and one hundred and sixteen (116) in 1969. The highlight was The L88 Invasion in the Special Collection at the 2008 event. The Special Collection was…
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1957 Corvette Super Sport – The Forgotten Show Car – FlipBook

1957 Corvette Super Sport – The Forgotten Show Car – FlipBook

1957 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
We are sharing from the Vette Vues Magazine archives, a feature article of a Corvette that is going up for auction at the Mecum January Kissimmee Florida auction. LOT S145 1957 Corvette Super Sport Show Car was featured in Vette Vues Magazine May 2018, titled "1957 Corvette Super Sport - The Forgotten Show Car." COVER OF THE MAY 2018 ISSUE VETTE VUES MAGAZINE CLICK HERE TO ENTER THE FLIPBOOK Here are some other articles you might enjoy: Share this article with your friends.
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Tremendous Selection of C1 Corvettes For Sale at Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Auction

Tremendous Selection of C1 Corvettes For Sale at Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Auction

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UPDATED 01/17/2022 AT THE END OF THIS BLOG POST ARE THE C1 CORVETTE AUCTION RESULTS FROM THE MECUM KISSIMMEE 2022 AUCTION Today on the Vette Vues Magazine blog, we are looking at the C1 Corvettes for Sale at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee January 6-16, 2022.  The C1 ran from 1953-1962.  The first-year Corvettes were all Polo White paint, red interior, and black soft top with a total production of 300. Production of the 1962 Corvette ended in August of 1962 and now comes in seven color choices.   Many changes took place on the C1 Corvette along the way, engine, transmission, etc., and the Corvette now had emerged as an American classic.   There were a total of 69,015 C1 Corvettes made and Mecum has 65 of them you…
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1963 Corvette 327/360 Z06 “Gulf One” Heads to Auction

1963 Corvette 327/360 Z06 “Gulf One” Heads to Auction

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1963 Corvette 327/360 Z06 "Gulf One” Heads to Auction We are looking on the Vette Vues Magazine blog at the 1963 Corvette 327/360 Z06 "Gulf One” racing Corvette that is heading to the Mecum Kissimmee 2022 auction. (LOT F157) This 1963 Corvette 327/360 Z06 "Gulf One” is the most successful production racing Corvette of the C2 Era.  It is going up for auction in the John Justo Collection at the Mecum Kissimmee Auction on January 6-16, 2022.  LOT F157 estimated worth is $3,000,000 - $3,500,000.  This extraordinary Sting Ray’s historical significance cannot be overstated. This 1963 Gulf One remains the most highly original of all the original racing Z06 Sting Rays. One of 14 early-production 1963 Corvette Z06s assigned to top road-racers by Chevrolet. This Gulf One has been restored…
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Huge Selection of Corvettes to Cross 2022 Mecum’s Auction Block

Huge Selection of Corvettes to Cross 2022 Mecum’s Auction Block

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
The Mecum Auction in Kissimmee is January 6-16, 2022 and there are some great Corvettes going across the block including the Last 1953 Corvette produced. Follow our series on the 2022 Mecum Auction. Corvettes at Mecum Auction Kissimmee 2022 Part I: Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Photo Credits: Mecum Auction Categories: Corvettes at Auction Corvette News C1 Corvette Information 1953 Corvette Information The kickoff to the car season for many is the Mecum Auction in Florida.  We are looking at some of the Corvettes offered at the Mecum Kissimmee Auction coming up on January 6-16, 2022. We will try to bring you some cars every day until the auction. We will also be attending and bringing you some photos at the event. So, check back often to see what is new.  You…
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