1962 Chevrolet Corvette Magazine Ad

1962 Chevrolet Corvette Magazine Ad

1962 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Vintage Corvette Magazine Ads
From Vette Vues Magazine's Rear Vues Collection: 1962 Chevrolet Corvette Magazine Ads 1962 was GM's peak and it was producing 51 percent of all the cars in the U.S. Before we look at the 1962 Chevrolet Corvette Magazine Ads lets look at some of the details about this model year. The 1962 model year was the last of the solid-rear-axle cars produced before new Split Window '63 Sting Ray. It marked the first year for the 327 engine, both of which place it in a unique position. Other than the new V-8 engine, however, the '62 was largely a carryover--as outgoing model series tend to be. All the Corvettes were convertibles with the base price of $4,038. There were 14,531 produced that model year. The base price included the 327ci,…
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Museum’s 1962 Sinkhole Corvette Restoration

Museum’s 1962 Sinkhole Corvette Restoration

1962 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
This Corvette Museum 1962 Sinkhole Corvette Restoration is the last of three to be restored, visitors can watch the on-going work... [caption id="attachment_2835" align="aligncenter" width="640"] This 1962 Corvette was damaged in National Corvette Museum Sinkhole. This article is about the Corvette Museum 1962 Sinkhole Corvette Restoration.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2834" align="aligncenter" width="640"] NCM Commemorates Sinkhole’s Third Anniversary with Corvette Museum 1962 Sinkhole Corvette Restoration.[/caption] For the NCM's 3rd anniversary of the sinkhole, the Corvette Museum 1962 Sinkhole Corvette Restoration was started. Almost all the work will be at the NCM. Three years ago, on February 12, 2014, viewers tuning into their morning news witnessed and heard an almost unbelievable story – a sinkhole had opened inside the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and eight Corvettes fell victim… lying at the…
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1962 Firemist Gold Corvette Styling Car at Mecum

1962 Firemist Gold Corvette Styling Car at Mecum

1962 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Features, Corvettes at Auction
In this article, we will look at the history of the one and only 1962 Firemist Gold Corvette Styling Car that is at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee, Florida. [caption id="attachment_1742" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] In this article, we will look at the history of the one and only 1962 Firemist Gold Corvette Styling Car that is at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee, Florida. Photographer: William Wolf IV[/caption] During the 1960s, General Motors Styling Department produced a few experimental Corvettes. These rare cars were for important people and special occasions. They had unique Shop Order numbers. Notables such as Harley Ear, Bill Mitchel and "Bunkie" Knudsen received such cars. This is the case for this 1962 Corvette Styling Car. Its shop Order number is 10224. When Chevrolet celebrated it "Golden" anniversary in…
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1962 Tangier Shrine Parade Corvette

1962 Tangier Shrine Parade Corvette

1962 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
1962 Tangier Shrine Parade Corvette Goes to Mecum Auction in Kissimmee.  This Corvette is painted Heather Amethyst.  In this post, we will look at some of its history. Photo Credits: William Wolf IV [caption id="attachment_1713" align="aligncenter" width="576"] Mecum Auction Tag for the 962 Tangier Shrine Parade Corvette painted Heather Amethyst that is going to Mecum Auction in Kissimmee 2017.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1714" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 1962 Tangier Shrine Parade Corvette painted Heather Amethyst goes to Mecum Auction in Kissimmee in 2017.[/caption] Here is so history on this unusual 1962 Tangier Shrine Parade Corvette painted Heather Amethyst. In 1957 eleven Omaha business and civic leaders formed the Tangier Shrine Patrol. They performed in parades throughout the Midwest and East showing their driving skills and promoted traffic safety in the community. The men also helped…
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