10 of the Most Desirable Performance Corvettes Ever Made

10 of the Most Desirable Performance Corvettes Ever Made

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Top 10 Most Desirable Production "Performance" Street Corvettes Calling all Corvette Enthusiasts! We have an exciting new list to share about some of the most sought-after Corvettes in the industry. Today, we’re breaking down the top 10 most desirable performance Corvettes from Chevy from the C1 through C7 generations. Whether you’re looking for vintage American classic muscle or sleek new Corvette power and agility, Chevy has produced a wide array of desirable performance Corvettes for you to enjoy. Check out our post where we take a deeper dive into each generation and highlight our favorite performance Corvette. HOME By K. Scott Teeters Marking a special moment in history, the new E-Ray Corvette made its public debut on January 17, 2023, precisely seventy years since the Corvette's original grand introduction at…
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Check Out Dave Kindig’s 1953 CF1 Corvettes At SEMA 2022!

Check Out Dave Kindig’s 1953 CF1 Corvettes At SEMA 2022!

1953 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives Category
Today we are looking at four of Dave Kindig's 1953 CF1 Corvettes at the SEMA 2022 event. The 1953 CF1 series of Corvettes was Dave Kindig's first venture into a "series-built" car. Dave wanted to make his version of the 1953 Corvette, which would have more internal space to accommodate the evolving (larger) driver and would also have up-to-the-minute vehicle dynamics. His car would capture the essence of the 1953 Corvette, but it would look better and drive better. And it had to have his signature wheels and stance. Read on to learn more. In an effort to provide wider dissemination of the stories we have collected for VETTE VUES subscribers, we are posting excerpts of the original articles, complete with additional photography. If you enjoy our added coverage, please…
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Hot New 1959 Resto-Mod Corvette Unveiled By Kevin Hart

Hot New 1959 Resto-Mod Corvette Unveiled By Kevin Hart

1959 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives Category
SEMA PART 1A: Kevin Hart – 1959 Resto-Mod Corvette at the Magnaflow Display We are looking today at the 1959 Resto-Mod Corvette that Kevin Hart Unveiled at the SEMA 2022 Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. INTRODUCTION Text and Photos by Wayne Ellwood In an effort to provide wider dissemination of the stories we have collected for VETTE VUES subscribers, we are posting re-prints of the original articles, complete with additional photography. If you enjoy our added coverage, please feel free to subscribe to Vette Vues Magazine or send a gift subscription to a friend. We also have a digital subscription available, giving you access to all of the online editions for 12 months. Kevin Hart's Muscle Car Crew at SEMA 2022 Kevin Hart's Muscle Car Crew was featured at the…
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1957 Corvette Specifications: Details you need to know!

1957 Corvette Specifications: Details you need to know!

1957 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette Specifications
1957 C1 Chevrolet Corvette Specifications 1957 Corvette Specifications: A Brief Overview of Its Options, Production Numbers, Costs, etc. A car's specifications can be a great way to learn about its history. The 1957 Chevrolet Corvette is no exception. As we look at the 1957 Corvette Specifications, we learn that this is the year that Fuel injection and 4-speed manual transmission were first introduced to Corvette. This information might not seem important at first glance, but when you know what options were available for this model, you will get a better idea about what made it so special. The production numbers for this model are also important because they tell us how many of these cars have been built over the years. As we look at the 1957 Corvette specifications, we…
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1959 Chevrolet Stingray Concept Car: This Beauty Is A Legend

1959 Chevrolet Stingray Concept Car: This Beauty Is A Legend

1959 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette History, Corvette News and Archives Category
1959 Chevrolet Stingray Concept Car and Race Car Italian Auto Show Inspires a New DesignDesigning in SecretSecret Studio XA Stingray Racer Is BornThe Racer RetiresBill Mitchell’s Design LegacyWhere can you see the 1969 Corvette Stingray Concept Car? As concept cars go, the 1959 Chevrolet Stingray Concept Car boasts a remarkable story. What began as an auto styling exercise transformed into one of the most iconic concept cars ever designed. With its Corvette performance and futuristic body, the vehicle has become one of the most easily recognizable concept cars. Here, we’ll explore the history of the 1959 Chevrolet Stingray Concept Car, its inspiration for Corvette models, and its iconic concept car status. Italian Auto Show Inspires a New Design In the fall of 1957, GM’s Vice President of Styling, Bill Mitchell,…
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1961 Corvette Custom in Stunning Roman Red

1961 Corvette Custom in Stunning Roman Red

1961 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvettes at Auction
1961 Corvette Custom for Sale is the Perfect Blend of Classic and Modern When you're looking for the perfect marriage of modern engineering and classical appeal, you're going to have to search high and low to find it. But this 1961 Corvette Custom may be the perfect pairing out there, with its SRIII tube chassis, custom-tuned GM LS6 5.7L V-8 engine, and a Tremec 5-speed transmission, this model boasts the best of both worlds. Better yet? It can be yours at the Mecum Auction in Orlando on July 9, 2022. This stunning Roman Red Corvette is for sale! 1961 Custom Convertible Corvette - Roman Red with Beige and Red interior. - Photo Credit Gary Rosier The 61 Corvette now has beautiful polished five-spoke wheels with low-profile tires.  This stylish '61…
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1960 Briggs Cunningham Corvette Race Cars Overview

1960 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 Who is Briggs CunninghamZora Arkus-Duntov and Briggs CunninghamC1 Briggs Cunningham Corvette Modifications:No. 1 Briggs Cunningham 1960 Le Mans Corvette RacerNo. 2 Briggs Cunningham 1960 Le Mans Corvette RacerNo. 3 Briggs Cunningham 1960 Le Mans Corvette RacerThe 60th Anniversary Cunningham Corvette is a Modern Masterpiece60th Anniversary Cunningham C8 Corvette Debuts #33Lingenfelter Cunningham 60th Anniversary CorvetteLingenfelter Cunningham 60th Anniversary Corvette Special Features:2021 C8 Cunningham Corvette Edition #1Below is the Barrette-Jackson listing:Photo from Bloomington Gold 2022 of C8 Cunningham Corvette Edition 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…
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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 in our overview of the first-generation Vettes. 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…
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1955 Harvest Gold Corvette Bid to $155,000

1955 Harvest Gold Corvette Bid to $155,000

1955 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives Category, Corvettes at Auction
We are looking at a 1955 Harvest Gold Corvette that crossed the auction block at the Mecum Indy 2022 auction. This Bloomington Gold Certified, Top Flight 1955 Harvest Gold Corvette bid up to $155,000 at the Mecum Indy 2022 auction but did not sell. In our previous blog post, we listed the 275 Corvettes that were available May 13-21, 2022, with their lot numbers so you can check on the Corvette for Sale of your interest. We are looking at a 1955 Harvest Gold Corvette that crossed the auction block at the Mecum Indy auction 2022. 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…
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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 Category, 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 Would you like to know more about the history of the first-generation Corvettes? 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. Learn more about the journey of the C1 Corvette in our C1 Corvette…
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