Photos: 1971 Corvette 50th Anniversary Display at Corvettes at Carlisle

Photos: 1971 Corvette 50th Anniversary Display at Corvettes at Carlisle

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The C3 1971 Corvette is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and today we are looking at some photos of the 50th Anniversary display at Corvettes at Carlisle this year (August 26-28, 2021).  The C3 Vette Registry was the featured sponsor of the 50-year/1971 Corvette display. “C3 Vette Registry is happy to sponsor the 1971 Corvette display at Corvettes at Carlisle 2021,” noted registry founder Adam Wartell. “Since we are all about celebrating the longest running generation of Corvette models (the C3), we hope to make even more C3 owners aware of our club so we can help them enjoy their C3 as we already have with thousands of C3 owners since we were founded in 2001.” Be sure to check out the December 2021 issue of Vette Vues Magazine…
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Dave Kindig Unique 1953 Corvette Concept that Debut at SEMA 2021

Dave Kindig Unique 1953 Corvette Concept that Debut at SEMA 2021

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This week, the 2021 SEMA Show in Las Vegas is going on (November 2-5, 2021), and there are some of the most awesome cars in the world on display.  Today on the Vette Vues' blog, we are looking at the One-Of-A-Kind 1953 Corvette Concept by Dave Kindig. Dave Kindig Unique 1953 Corvette Concept that Debut at SEMA 2021 side shot photo. Carbon fiber body designed by KINGDIG-IT DESIGN and manufactured by Doug’s Performance Corvettes. Photo Credits Gary Rosier David Kindig and his talented team have been designing some of the best cars on the planet.  But Dave has always wanted to create his very own one-off, unique car, from the headlight to the taillight and everything in between.  A true signature car.  This year at the SEMA 2021, KINDIG-IT DESIGN…
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The new ZO6 Brings Track Experience to Everyday Enthusiasts – Video Reveal

The new ZO6 Brings Track Experience to Everyday Enthusiasts – Video Reveal

2023 Corvette Information, C8 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Specifications
On October 26, 2021, Chevrolet revealed the new C8 2023 Chevrolet Corvette ZO6. We have the video for you to watch as well as the press release with preliminary specifications. At the end of the press release, we also have the press photos for you to enjoy. You will see multiple people who played an important part in creating the new C8 ZO6 as well as some celebrities: Just Bell, Former Championship Race Car Driver, and TV HostTadge Juechter, Corvette Executive Chie EngineerDustin Gardner, Assistant Chief Engineer, LT6 EngineJosh Holder Chief Engineer, CorvetteBruce Meyer, Corvette Enthusiast and Founding member of the Petersen Automotive MuseumOliver Gavin, Former Corvette Racing Driver, Five-Time 24 Hours of Le Mans Winner, Oliver Gavin Driving AcademyDevin Booker, Professional Basketball Superstar, Gold Medalist, and Avid Car EnthusiastBrett…
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DON’T MISS OUT ON THE 2023 CHEVROLET CORVETTE ZO6 REVEAL

DON’T MISS OUT ON THE 2023 CHEVROLET CORVETTE ZO6 REVEAL

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Chevrolet has revealed the C8 2023 Corvette ZO6. You can watch the video reveal, read the press release and the preliminary specifications: CHECK OUT THE 2023 CORVETTE ZO6 REVEAL SET YOUR WATCH: CHEVROLET ANNOUNCES 2023 CORVETTE Z06 REVEAL VIEWING DETAILS Press Release Dated 2021-10-20 DETROIT – In 8,600 minutes, professional basketball superstar, gold medalist, and avid car enthusiast, Devin Booker, and record-breaking performance builder and driver, Emelia Hartford, will join General Motors’ passionate engineers and designers to learn what it takes to create the all-new 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06. https://youtu.be/0I2EiacT0qQ “Putting the World on Notice,” an approximately 30-minute reveal film, will premiere on chevy.com/Z06 on Oct. 26, at 12 p.m. ET. Immediately following the film, Chevrolet will host a panel discussion featuring Corvette and third-party experts, who will share how the Corvette Z06…
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2021 Final Corvette Production Numbers Now Accessible

2021 Final Corvette Production Numbers Now Accessible

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The Chevrolet has released the final production numbers for the 2021 Corvette.  Find out final statistics on the favorite body style, colors, options, and accessories on the 2nd year edition of the C8 Corvette.  There is a downloadable pdf where you can examine the comprehensive list. 2021 Final Corvette Production Numbers Now Accessible Chevrolet has released the manufacture numbers showing how many 2021 C8 mid-engine Corvettes were built and the options breakdown.  We have a printable pdf you can download – the link is at the end of the article. There was a total of 26,216 2021 Corvette Stingrays manufactured at the GM Bowling Green Assembly plant in Kentucky.  In the first year for the 2020 C8 mid-engine Corvette, a total of 20,368 were produced. That means there are 5,848…
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C3 PHOTOS FROM YESTERYEAR OF CORVETTE BODY KITS & DRESS-UP PARTS

C3 PHOTOS FROM YESTERYEAR OF CORVETTE BODY KITS & DRESS-UP PARTS

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Take a trip down memory lane as we look at the third part of the original series in Vette Vues Magazine covering Corvette body kits and dress up parts. We are looking back at the various custom modifications on the C3 Corvettes that could be installed by an owner, contracted to a shop, or purchased as turn-key vehicles. Enjoy the journey! C3 - THE HISTORY OF CORVETTE BODY KITS & DRESS-UP PARTS By Wayne Ellwood Photo Credits: Facebook, General Motors, Jeff Page-Heartland, Eckler, Ben Labaree, Tony Mezzacca Motorsport, Chris Farkash, Wayne Ellwood This is the third re-post of the original series in Vette Vues Magazine. We are looking back at the various custom modifications that could be installed by an owner, contracted to a shop, or purchased as turn-key vehicles.…
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Best Corvette Books to Read

Best Corvette Books to Read

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Vette Vues' Best Corvette Books to Read Vette Vues Magazine has compiled a list of Chevrolet Corvette books for your library and have organized them by generation. We hope you find the list helpful when searching for a great Corvette book to enjoy. C1 1953-1962 CORVETTE BOOKSC2 1963-1967 CORVETTE BOOKSC3 1968-1982 CORVETTE BOOKSC4 1984-1996 CORVETTE BOOKSC5 1997-2004 CORVETTE BOOKSC6 2005-2013 CORVETTE BOOKSC7 2014-2019 CORVETTE BOOKSC8 2020- CORVETTE BOOKSCorvette Books Multiple Years The "unofficial" start of fall is upon us. The children are back to school and you finally have some time to yourself to relax and enjoy a good Corvette book. And, what better subject than the Chevrolet Corvette? We looked through our Vette Vues library and found some books you are sure to enjoy. Also, while you are here,…
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Chevrolet Announces 2023 Corvette Z06 Reveal Date

Chevrolet Announces 2023 Corvette Z06 Reveal Date

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The all-new 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 will be revealed on Oct. 26, 2021. Designed to amplify the thrill of driving, the Corvette Z06 is a supercar that performs – whether on backroads or the Autobahn or the world’s most recognizable tracks like Circuit de la Sarthe. "©2021 Richard Prince, Richard Prince Photography, www.rprincephoto.com" We have been reading about the ZO6 Chevrolet Corvette for a while now.  Well, Chevrolet has just released a teaser video that shows a camouflaged prototype with a big wing testing on various racetracks in Europe and the debut date. The teaser video opens with a notice to “save the date” before cutting to pre-production, camouflaged C8 Corvette Z06 driving past the Nürburgring.  In the end, the video warns that “the streets will never look the same,”…
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2022 Provisional IMSA Schedule

2022 Provisional IMSA Schedule

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The 2022 Provisional IMSA Schedule is just announced. Jan. 21-23, Roar Before the 24 at DaytonaJan. 27-30, Rolex 24 at DaytonaMarch 16-19, SebringApril 8-9, Long BeachApril 29-May 1, Laguna SecaMay 13-15, Mid-OhioJune 3-4, Belle IsleJune 23-26, Watkins GlenJuly 1-3, Canadian Tire Motorsports ParkJuly 15-16, Lime RockAug. 5-7, Road AmericaAug. 26-28, Virginia International RacewaySept. 28-Oct. 1, Road Atlanta
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1971 LS6 and ZR2 Corvettes Displayed in the Bloomington Gold Collection 2021

1971 LS6 and ZR2 Corvettes Displayed in the Bloomington Gold Collection 2021

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Today on the Vette Vues blog, we look at the 1971 LS6 and ZR2 Corvettes displayed in the Gold Collection at the 49th Bloomington Gold Corvette Show. The event was held at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. 1971 LS6 The original LS6 produced 425 bhp and was the most powerful engine offered in 1971.  Only 188 cars were produced with this powerplant, less than one percent of Corvette’s 21,801 1971 production run. The option price was $1,221.00, or 22 percent of the coupe’s $5,496.00 base price. When tested by a leading automotive magazine, an LS6 with a four-speed manual and a 3.36:1 limited-slip differential produced impressive numbers: a 0 to 60 time of 5.3 seconds, 13.8 seconds@105 mph in the quarter-mile, and fuel mileage between 9 and 14…
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