1957 Big Brake Airbox Corvette

1957 Big Brake Airbox Corvette

1957 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
Today we are looking back at the 1957 Big Brake Airbox Corvette Serial No. 4007 and some of its history. We originally covered this in 2018 when it was headed to Mecum Auction in Kissimmee. The earliest known Airbox Corvette, Lot S140, will be auctioned Saturday, January 12, 2019, at the Mecum Kissimmee Auction. What a unique opportunity to own one of 43 Airbox Cars produced of which only twenty-two are known to exist. UPDATE: The 1957 Airbox Corvette bid to $500,000 but did not sell on the block. This award-winning 1957 Corvette is Serial No. 4007 and was completed on May 15, 1957. The car was ordered by a Chevrolet dealer and racer, Bill Howe, in Middleton Ohio during a special SCCA event in which GM announced the car's…
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1963 Corvette ZO6 Tanker – Part 1

1963 Corvette ZO6 Tanker – Part 1

1963 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Racing News Current and Past
Today on the Vette Vues Magazine blog we are looking at part 1 of a two-part article that appeared in May and June 2020 issues of Vette Vues. It covers the history of the 1963 Corvette ZO6 and one that is owned by Dave Matlock. The cover of the May 2020 issue is Dave's 1963 ZO6 big tank Corvette on display at the Corvette Chevy Expo in Galveston Island Texas. Dave Matlock's 1963 Z06 Tanker Sting Ray: Born to Be A Race Car and a Collector Car! Article by K. Scott Teeters Image Credit: G.M. Archives Dave Matlock of Montgomery, Texas, is no stranger to Corvettes. The 1963 Z06 Corvette Sting Ray Tanker is Matlock's ninth Corvette. Matlock was always a big fan of C2 Corvettes, especially the 1963 Split-Window…
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2022 Corvette Visualizer is Now Live

2022 Corvette Visualizer is Now Live

2022 Corvette, C8 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
2022 Corvette Visualizer Tool is Now Live! Now that the 2022 Corvette Visualizer is live you can pick your body style, special editions (so far one - the 2022 IMSA GTLM Championship Edition Corvette), exterior colors, performance/wheels, exterior accents, stripes, hash marks, trim levels, interior color, and seats. On the coupe, your can pick your engine cover. You can turn on or off the studio lights as well as the headlights. Switch the roof on or off. You can even take a photo or share your "dream car" with your friends and family. As you can see there is plenty of options to play with. Note: All photos were taken from the 2022 Chevrolet Corvette Visualizer. (If you are just looking for the link, scroll down to the bottom of…
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Only 1,000 2022 Corvette Stingray IMSA GTLM Championship Edition to be Offered

Only 1,000 2022 Corvette Stingray IMSA GTLM Championship Edition to be Offered

2022 Corvette, C8 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Videos
Chevrolet will be offering 1,000 special edition Corvettes, the 2022 Corvette Stingray IMSA GTLM Championship Edition.  The reveal came Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at the Raceway at Belle Isle Park, the site of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix in Detroit, Michigan to be held June 11-13. 2021.  Below is the press release and video from Chevrolet Communications. The 2022 IMSA GTLM Championship Edition Corvette is based on the 3LT trim with the Z51 Performance Package. The package adds $6,595 to this model for a net price of $87,085 for the coupe and $94,085 for the convertible. Vette Vues also has learned that the order books open July 1 and the first 2022 models should be rolling off the line at the Corvette plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky, late in the…
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How to get into your C8 Corvette if you have a dead battery…

How to get into your C8 Corvette if you have a dead battery…

2020 Corvette Information, C8 Corvette Information, Corvette Videos
How to get into your C8 Corvette if you have a dead battery. Today on Vette Vues blog post we are looking at how to get into your C8 Corvette if your battery is dead. We also share a video that explains each step from Rick Conti. You might have tried to do the recent over the air update for your 2020 C8 Corvette only to find you have trouble. In most cases the update worked fine, but in a few cases, you now have a dead battery. First, Rick does mention that it is still best to go to the dealership and get a direct download. But now that your battery is dead, that option isn't on the table unless you call for a tow. Rick Corvette Conti has…
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Mark Semerano’s 1971 War Bonnet Yellow Sting Ray

Mark Semerano’s 1971 War Bonnet Yellow Sting Ray

1971 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information
Today we are looking back on Vette Vues blog at an article on a 1971 War Bonnet Yellow Sting Ray owned by Mark Semerano. This is a copy of an article that appeared in the January 2019 issue of Vette Vues Magazine. We hope you enjoy it... https://vettevuesdpub.flowpaper.com/1971/ Mark Semerano's 1971 War Bonnet Yellow Sting Ray Here are some other blog post about the 1971 Corvette: If you have never seen Vette Vues Magazine check out our Issue Preview and see what our subscribers are enjoying each month. Vette Vues Magazine is jammed packed with Corvette information covering C1 to C8. Each monthly issue has features, reviews, tips, restorations, clubs, events, racing, auction results, model cars, classifieds, products, services, and more. Enjoy the latest Corvette news, as well as some great historical facts. SUBSCRIBE TODAY!…
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1991 Corvette Callaway Speedster Brochure

1991 Corvette Callaway Speedster Brochure

1991 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Corvette Videos, Vintage Corvette Magazine Ads
Today on our Vette Vues blog post, we are looking at the 1991 Corvette Callaway Speedster Brochure. We are also taking a look at the history of the Callaway Speedster and have a walkaround video for you to enjoy. The one-and-only, record-setting 1988 Callaway Sledgehammer was up for auction recently on Bring-a-Trailer. The auction ended and on May 23, 2021, with a high bid of $500,000, but it did not meet the reserve. In researching past auctions, we learned that in 2004 at the Scottsdale Barret-Jackson auction, it sold at no reserve for $225,500.00. In 2014 at the Mecum Kissimmee auction, the high bid was $600,000 and did not sell. It's estimated value at that time was $750,000 to $1,000,000. We will keep you posted in the future as to…
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2007 Corvette Literature (Cards) from Chevrolet

2007 Corvette Literature (Cards) from Chevrolet

2007 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Vintage Chevrolet Corvette Brochure
In this blog post, we are going to look at two different pieces of literature the Chevrolet used for the 2007 Corvette. These cards were printed on card stock. One is for Corvette and the other is for the 2007 Indy Pace Car. Our first card for the 2007 Corvette is titled LET FREEDOM REV…..AN AMERICAN REVOLUTION. On the back side of the card are the "2007 Corvette Select Specifications." This is broken down into several sections: ModelsEPA Estimated Fuel Economy in MPGMaximum CapacitiesAvailable Interior ColorsAvailable Convertible Top ColorsAvailable Exterior ColorsExterior FeaturesEngines/Chassis FeaturesSafety and Security FeaturesInterior FeaturesSeatingSound systemsWheelsAvailable Dealer Installed Geniun Corvette Accessories Our first card for the 2007 Corvette is titled LET FREEDOM REV…..AN AMERICAN REVOLUTION. 2007 Corvette Card with the Select Specifications Our second card for the 2007 Corvette…
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2007 Corvette Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Edition

2007 Corvette Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Edition

2007 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Corvette Chevy Expo
Today on Vette Vues blog we are looking back at the 2007 Corvette Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Edition. We have the original Pace Car press release as well as some photos. Our featured Corvette is owned by Gary Chan and it is on display at the Corvette Chevy Expo in Texas in 2012. Gary Chan's 2007 Corvette Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Edition Replica is 1 of 500 Z4Z Pace Car Editions produced in 2007. Front Shot: Gary Chan's 2007 Corvette Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Edition Replica on display at the 2012 Corvette Chevy Expo in Texas.Engine Shot: Gary Chan's 2007 Corvette Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Edition Replica on display at the 2012 Corvette Chevy Expo in Texas.Side Shot: Gary Chan's 2007 Corvette Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Edition Replica on display…
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1960 Briggs Cunningham #3 Corvette

1960 Briggs Cunningham #3 Corvette

1960 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
Iconic #3 1960 Briggs Cunningham Le Mans Corvette Confirmed for Amelia Island Concours d’ Elegance Class Winning 1960 Racer Joins 2021 60th Anniversary Tribute C8 at the Heacock Classic Booth 1960 Le Mans Corvette Race Car #3 There is a great pdf about the story behind the 1960 Briggs Cunningham Le Mans #3 Corvette on the Registry of Corvette Race Cars' website by Lance Miller dated May 1, 2010. READ MORE It was not all that long ago that news broke of the grand debut of the 60th Anniversary  Cunningham C8 Corvette with Lance Miller and the Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation (CMAF) as part of the 2021 Amelia Island Concours d’ Elegance.  This special sweepstakes car will be seen for the FIRST TIME in public at this historic event, and now the Miller Family is…
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