You Won’t Believe These Classic 1966 Corvette Ads and Trivia!

You Won’t Believe These Classic 1966 Corvette Ads and Trivia!

Corvette History, Vintage Corvette Advertisements
1966 Corvette Ads and Trivia Before we start looking at the 1966 Corvette ads let's take a look at what was happening around the world as we look at some 1966 Trivia. In 1966, Lyndon B. Johnson was the 36th United States President. Hubert H. Humphrey was Vice President. President Johnson was responsible for designing the "Great Society" legislation. This comprised of laws that upheld civil rights, Medicare, Medicaid, environmental protection, aid to education, and his attempt to help the poor in his "War on Poverty." At the same time, he intensified American involvement in the Vietnam War. Approximately 500,000 troops from the US were in Vietnam. They initiated the Draft Deferment Test. This was a way for students to convince the draft board that they would serve the nation better in the quiet of…
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2007 Corvette Z06 Ron Fellows Championship Edition

2007 Corvette Z06 Ron Fellows Championship Edition

2007 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
2007 Corvette Z06 Ron Fellows Championship Edition Goes to Auction The 2007 Corvette Z06 Ron Fellows Championship Edition was built to commemorate the efforts of race car driver Ron Fellows. It is Another special edition sports car that is a limited edition with only 399 produced, 300 for the United States, 33 for Canada, and 66 for export clients. The price tag new was $77,500 ($79,945 if you specify navigation and OnStar, which were the only two options). The 2007 Corvette Z06 Ron Fellows Championship Edition Z06 costs $7,500 more than the standard-fare Z06.  For those who have always dreamed of having one, you are in luck. There is one coming up at the Mecum Orlando Auction on July 9, 2022. Let's take a look at this collector Corvette sports car.…
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2022 Corvette C8.R Championship Edition for Sale

2022 Corvette C8.R Championship Edition for Sale

2022 Corvette Information, C8 Corvette Information, Corvettes at Auction
Chevrolet's 2022 Corvette C8.R Championship Edition Is a Race-Ready Masterpiece Chevy introduced a limited edition GTLM 2022 Corvette C8.R Championship Edition as a tribute to their C8.R IMSA GTLM race cars. We will look at the special edition Corvette Stingray, its high specifications, why it was so quickly sold out, and where you can get one. The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray convertible and Chevrolet’s first mid-engine GTLM race car – the Corvette C8.R – were unveiled Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. You can read about the unveiling of the C8.R Corvette race car here. We also have coverage of the reveal of the C8.R Championship Edition on our blog. Check it out. Sold Out Quickly If you were thinking you would like…
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Minted Green 2023 Corvette Z06 NFT Heads to Auction

Minted Green 2023 Corvette Z06 NFT Heads to Auction

2023 Corvette Information, C8 Corvette Information
Chevy will offer a Minted Green 2023 Corvette Z06 NFT with the Z07 Performance Package and carbon-fiber wheels. Check out the press release below. EXCLUSIVE CORVETTE NFT BY XSULLO AND MATCHING 2023 Z06 HEAD TO AUCTION “Own the Color” auction, benefitting DonorsChoose, takes place June 20-24 exclusively via SuperRare 2022-06-14 DETROIT – The first mid-engine Corvette Z06 continues its promise of putting the world on notice with Chevrolet’s first entry into the Web3 space: a one-of-one 2023 Corvette Z06-inspired NFT artwork created by the artist xsullo. The upcoming “Own the Color” auction pairs the NFT with a custom-painted, real-life 2023 Corvette Z06 color-matched to the artwork. At the conclusion of the auction offered exclusively via SuperRare, the pioneering marketplace for unique curated NFT artworks, the winning bidder will be able to say…
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Briggs Cunningham Corvette Race Cars Overview

Briggs Cunningham Corvette Race Cars Overview

1960 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, C8 Corvette Information, Corvette History
The Briggs Cunningham Corvettes: The 3 Cars That Raced At Le Mans and the 60th Anniversary Cunningham Corvette All three of the 1960 Briggs Cunningham Corvette race cars that competed at Le Mans have now been accounted for. For the purposes of this article, we will look at the new 60th Anniversary Cunningham Corvette, as well as the three Corvette Cunninghams that were the predecessors of this great automobile. No. 1, No. 2, and No. 3 were the first Corvettes to compete at Le Mans. All three of Cunningham's Corvettes were configured the same. Chevrolet's own effort to take part in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, backed by the company, wouldn't start until 2000. Who is Briggs Cunningham Briggs Swift Cunningham II Prior to discussing the first, second, third,…
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C6 Corvette History: An Overview

C6 Corvette History: An Overview

2005 Corvette Information, 2006 Corvette Information, 2007 Corvette Information, 2008 Corvette Information, 2009 Corvette Information, 2010 Corvette Information, 2011 Corvette Information, 2012 Corvette Information, 2013 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information
2005 Chevrolet Corvette - Photo Credit GM The C6 Corvette History. Read about the car's history and features in this detailed overview. In 2005, the C5 made way for the completely redesigned sixth-generation Corvette, known as the C6. The C6 was introduced in 2005 and produced until 2013. It featured a new chassis and styling with the "swoopy" lines that would become a signature for later Corvettes. It used an all-new chassis and body to improve performance and handling. It did keep its classic American looks though. Public Unveiling C6 Corvette History: General Motors Vehicle Line Executive Performance Cars and Corvette Chief Engineer Dave Hill stands with the 2005 Chevrolet Corvette C6 on the floor of the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in Detroit Monday, January 5, 2004. (General Motors/Tom…
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Atomic 6 Carbon – Vette Vues Discount

Atomic 6 Carbon – Vette Vues Discount

C8 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
Atomic 6 Carbon has custom side skirts and front splitter options for the C8 Corvette. Photo Credit: Darwin Mulligan Photograph Marnie Ross, VP of Operations at Atomic 6 Carbon: Meet Our New Friend Today in the Vette Vues Magazine Blog we are talking to our new friend Marnie Ross, Vice President of Operations, at Atomic 6 Carbon, a carbon fiber and composite company, located in scenic, sunny Oakland Park, Florida that specializes in aero components for C6, C7, and C8 Corvette.  You may remember Atomic 6 Carbon from our December 2021 issue of Vette Vues Magazine (page 46) when we shared their 100% prepreg carbon fiber 5VM/SV7 style ground effects package they showed at the SEMA 2021 show in Las Vegas for the C8 Corvette. Since that time, they've become…
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Label Motorsports’ Vouno – Meet its Creator

Label Motorsports’ Vouno – Meet its Creator

C8 Corvette Information, Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
Exclusive Interview with Andy Siradakis-Owner of Label Motorsports - Creator of "Vouno" In the April 2022 issue of Vette Vues Magazine, we shared with you an exclusive interview with Andy Siradakis, owner of Label Motorsports! Andy made headlines recently when he unveiled his creation- the world’s first widebody C8 Corvette. As part of this interview, Wayne Ellwood took an in-depth look at everything that went into building this incredible vehicle, from the inspiration behind it to the manufacturing process, and everything in between! We want to share with you some more photos of his work. This 17-month journey culminated with what you see below.  Andy's work with cars started out as an extension of his love for the automotive industry. Having read every book and manual he could find, Andy…
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C7 Corvette: An Overview of the 2014-2019 Series

C7 Corvette: An Overview of the 2014-2019 Series

2014 Corvette Information, 2015 Corvette Information, 2016 Corvette Information, 2017 Corvette Information, 2018 Corvette Information, 2019 Corvette Information, C7 Corvette Information
C7 Corvette Overview: 6 Years of Upgrades Did you know that Chevy began developing the C7 Corvette in 2007, but due to General Motors’ bankruptcy issues, the C7 didn’t enter the market in full stride until 2014? Want to know how this series developed over the prime of its life span in 2014 all the way through to 2019? Keen to learn why Corvette C7 history is so popular among enthusiasts? We’ve got you covered! Read on to find out more. Development of the C7 Corvette The C7 Corvette ran from 2014 through 2019 and is the seventh-generation Vette. Thanks to General Motors' bankruptcy issue mentioned earlier, the actual production of the C7 didn't begin in late 2013. This meant that Chevrolet Corvette C7 had to wait until 2014 to start making a real…
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C1 Corvette Overview: The Making of America’s Sports Car

C1 Corvette Overview: The Making of America’s Sports Car

How The C1 Corvette Was Made: See The Car's Evolution We are looking at the C1 Corvette's history. Although the C1 Chevrolet Corvette ran from 1953 through 1962, its legacy lives on in cars from more recent generations. Let's explore the significance of the Chevrolet Corvette C1's impact on America's car culture by going back and understanding the details of its history. Chevrolet created the C1 Corvette and called it the solid-axle Corvette due to the independent rear suspension that was absent until the 1963 Stingray model. Throughout its lifetime, the car had many changes, but the most important one for the C1 was when in 1955 the fuel-injected V8 engine was put in place of the straight-6 engine. The C1 Corvette has been a classic part of American culture…
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