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
The C7 Corvette ran from 2014 through 2019 and is the seventh-generation Vette. 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 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 impact within the car industry. As highlighted…
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C1 Corvette Overview: The Making of America’s Sports Car

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

As we start our C1 Corvette overview, we have one of the first photos of the 1953 Corvette. The first C1 Corvette came off the Flint production line on June 30, 1953, and carried a price tag of $3,490. The two-seat sports car could go zero to 60 in 11 or 12 seconds. 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…
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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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1967 Corvette Custom Widebody that Blew Us Away

1967 Corvette Custom Widebody that Blew Us Away

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette, Corvettes at Auction
The 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody is a stunning car that's coming up for auction at the Mecum Indy show. 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody Vanguard Green with Tan interior. Photo courtesy Mecum Auction This 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody from B Rods in Knoxville, Tennessee is one of the most impressive cars from the SEMA 2019 Show. It's coming up for auction at the Mecum Indy show starting May 13 through 21, 2022, and is Lot 242. Beginning with a '67 Corvette, B Rods transformed it into a modern-day '67 C2 Corvette Stingray with a widebody. Why was this modification done to a Classic C2 Corvette? One-off 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody, 3 inches wider than stock. Photo courtesy Mecum Auction It’s no secret that the C2 Corvette has always been one of…
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2002 Corvette Specifications for the Coupe, Convertible, and ZO6 Hardtop

2002 Corvette Specifications for the Coupe, Convertible, and ZO6 Hardtop

2002 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, Corvette Specifications
2002 Corvette Specifications: Engines, transmissions, chassis/suspension, brakes wheel/tires dimensions interior capacities. Kathi Richardson's 2002 at the Corvette Chevy Expo in Galveston Texas. We take a look back at the 2002 Corvette Specifications for the Coupe, Convertible, and ZO6 hardtop. The engines, transmissions, chassis/suspension, brakes, wheel/tires, dimensions, interior capacity, and fuel economy specs were listed here in this article which appeared in the August 2001 issue of Vette Vues Magazine. So let us take a quick glance back at the 2002 Corvette Specifications. New for 2002 C5 Corvette The C5 Corvette was released with the 1997 model year and ran through the 1996 models. LS6 engine (Z06 model) receives a 20 horsepower increase, to 405 hp, and receives15 foot-pounds more torque for a total of 400 lbs. ft. of torque.Revised rear…
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1965 Pilot Line Corvette: From Testing to Mecum’s Auction Block

1965 Pilot Line Corvette: From Testing to Mecum’s Auction Block

1965 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
1965 Pilot Line Corvette Valued at $900,000 to 1.2 Million! What makes this special 1965 Pilot Line Corvette so unique? It has the perfect blend of performance, history, and pedigree. This 1965 Corvette Sting Ray “Pilot Line” Convertible, Serial No. 003, is the first non-competition Corvette ever to receive a Mark IV big-block engine and the first with 427 power. It is the first 1965 Corvette Convertible and was a GM Styling Exercise Corvette. Mecum estimates this 1965 Corvette will fetch $900,000 - 1.2 million when it crosses the auction block on May 21, 2022, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Read on to learn all about this historic Corvette. 1965 Pilot Line Corvette No 3 GM File Photo 1965 C2 Corvette The 1965 C2 Corvette model was in its third year of…
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C6 CORVETTE BODY KITS HISTORY (PART 5)

C6 CORVETTE BODY KITS HISTORY (PART 5)

C6 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Information
C6 Corvette Body Kits are the 5th in the series of customization and body kits by Corvettes by their generations (C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, and now C6). The larger of these companies sold both fully prepared cars and/or kits. The smaller companies manufactured individual parts or “themed” kits but tended to retail them through merchandisers. The C6 Corvette Body Kits were created by many companies both large and small. We take a look at these body kits and how they vary. C6 CORVETTE BODY KITS HISTORY (PART 5) by: Wayne Ellwood Photo credits:  Al Sandid, J Caravaggio, Callaway, Facebook, W Ellwood, Geiger GmbH, and others C6 Corvette Body Kits and Custom This C6 Corvette Body Kits custom car is at the 2010 Toronto Motorama. This C6 Corvette Body Kits…
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1955 Harvest Gold Corvette Goes to Mecum Indy Auction

1955 Harvest Gold Corvette Goes to Mecum Indy Auction

1955 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
We are looking at a 1955 Harvest Gold Corvette that will be crossing the auction block at the Mecum Indy auction. In our previous blog post, we listed the 275 Corvettes that will be available May 13-21, 2022, with their lot numbers so you can check on the Corvette for Sale of your interest. We will be adding featured cars leading up to the auction, so check back and see what's new. We are looking at a 1955 Harvest Gold Corvette that will be crossing the auction block at the Mecum Indy auction. The car we are looking at is Lot F142, one of 120 Harvest Gold 1955 Corvettes built. This Corvette is the first year of the V-8 in Corvette, a catch-your-eye color combination, and numerous prestigious awards in…
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