1964 Corvette Options – This Is A Dream Car

1964 Corvette Options – This Is A Dream Car

1964 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette News and Archives
We are looking at the 1964 Corvette Options and History in this post: The cosmetic changes, performance changes, as well as colors, option numbers, descriptions, quantity, and costs. When you think of one of the most iconic all-American classic sports cars in history, one of the first images that may pop into your mind is the 1964 Chevrolet Corvette. The 1964 Corvette is a C2, although some refer to it as the Mid-Year Corvette, and is the second Corvette in the second generation Corvette. Nearly 60 years later, car enthusiasts still appreciate the beauty and precision of the '64 Corvette as it remains a prized possession in modern-day.  If you're in the market for a classic Corvette, read on as we tell you everything you need to know about the 1964 Corvette options…
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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 Category, 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 UPDATE: 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody bid to $250,000 and The Bid Goes On… 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…
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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 Category, 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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Retro Designs’ Restored Custom 1965 C2 Corvette

Retro Designs’ Restored Custom 1965 C2 Corvette

1965 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
Retro Designs from North Carolina recently unveiled their beautiful custom 1965 C2 Sting Ray. The car was meticulously restored and now it looks like a brand new vehicle. Designed to be more modern, this '65 Corvette has a 435-horsepower LS3 engine, combined with a sleek exterior and interior design, making it the perfect choice for a person yearning for speed, style, and a sports car. Have a look at these pictures below and see why people are so eager for this vehicle! Custom Modern C7 Corvette Chassis It was constructed on a custom modern C7 Corvette chassis which fits the vintage C2 body precisely. With modern C7 underpinnings and suspension, the Retro C2 custom features an independent rear suspension and shock coilovers throughout. The vintage Corvette custom drives as smoothly…
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1967 Corvette Specifications and Options

1967 Corvette Specifications and Options

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category
The 1967 Corvette - A Sports Car Ahead of Its Time 1967 Corvette L-88 Preproduction 427 V8 Engine 1967 Corvette Specifications, Options, Costs, Colors, Facts, and Details The 1967 Corvette Sting Ray sports car has some of the best-known options, specifications, costs, colors, facts, and details of any vehicle in history and deserves to be among the top 10 most famous vehicles in automotive history as well as one of the top collector vehicles in the world today. Various reasons were behind General Motors' decision to extend the production of the current model for one more year. One theory was that the release of the C3 had been intentionally delayed to work on the Chevrolet Camaro in 1967. In spite of what critics and enthusiasts predicted, the C2 1967 Corvette…
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This is the history of the 1966 Corvette

This is the history of the 1966 Corvette

1966 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Specifications
Here's the story behind the 1966 Corvette that was originally thought to be the end of an era. If you're looking for one, we have some history and specifications for you. Cheers and Happy Hunting! Hey Corvette Fans, we have the story behind the 1966 Corvette. For Corvette enthusiasts, the 66’ model was one of their most loved years. Produced between Sept. 1965 and July 1966 at the St. Louis Assembly Plant in Missouri. They sold 27,720 units that year alone - a total up by 4200 over 1965's numbers. The '66 was originally thought to be the end of an era but Chevrolet opted to continue production of the Sting Ray because they feared disappointing their customers with a lack of good quality control among other reasons (more on…
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Rare 1967 Corvette Vault Find Corvette SOLD for $418,000

Rare 1967 Corvette Vault Find Corvette SOLD for $418,000

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
We are looking at the history of a 1967 Corvette, known as the Vault Find. This 1967 Marina Blue with the Bright Blue interior has the 427/435 HP engine with the 4-speed transmission. This rare Corvette went up for auction in the Jackie and Gary Runyon Collection Saturday, January 15, 2022, at the Mecum Kissimmee auction and sold for $418,000. Here is the story as told on the Mecum website: Source: Mecum Auction LOT S113 1967 Corvette Vault Find Corvette - Jackie and Gary Runyon Collection - SOLD for $418,000 After returning from Vietnam as a recipient of two Purple Hearts, Keith Litavsky went right to Jack Douglass Chevrolet in Hinsdale, Illinois, and purchased his dream car with money he’d sent home for that purpose. He treated that 427/435 HP…
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C2 Corvette Sting Ray Sport Cars by Chevrolet for Sale at Mecum Auction 2022 Kissimmee

C2 Corvette Sting Ray Sport Cars by Chevrolet for Sale at Mecum Auction 2022 Kissimmee

C2 Corvette Category, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
UPDATED: 01/17/2021 - At the end of this blog post are the results for the C2 Corvettes at the Mecum 2022 auction in Kissimmee Florida. C2 Corvette Sting Ray Sport Cars by Chevrolet for Sale at Mecum Auction 2022 Kissimmee At this time there are 406 Corvettes that will be for sale at the Mecum Auction Kissimmee 2022. Today on our blog we are looking at the C2 Corvette Sting Ray Sport Cars by Chevrolet that will be availble for sale. We are looking at the Vette Vues blog at the C2 Corvettes for sale at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee in Florida, January 5-16, 2022, and taking a look at a few of the unique ones. Once again, at the end of this blog post, we have two spreadsheets. …
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1963 Corvette ZO6 Gulf One 327/360 bid to $2,400,000

1963 Corvette ZO6 Gulf One 327/360 bid to $2,400,000

1963 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
1963 Corvette ZO6 Gulf One is the most successful production racing Corvette of the C2 Era.  1963 Corvette 327/360 Z06 "Gulf One” Heads to Auction We are looking on the Vette Vues Magazine blog at the 1963 Corvette ZO6 Gulf One with the 327/360 engine that headed to the Mecum Kissimmee 2022 auction. (LOT F157). The 1963 Corvette ZO6 Gulf One bid to $2,400,000 - The Bid Goes On This 1963 Corvette ZO6 Gulf One with the 327/360 engine is the most successful production racing Corvette of the C2 Era. This Corvette was for sale in the John Justo Collection at the Mecum Kissimmee Auction on January 6-16, 2022. LOT F157 estimated worth is $3,000,000 – $3,500,000. This extraordinary Sting Ray’s historical significance cannot be overstated. This 1963 Gulf One remains the most highly original of…
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1963 Corvette Split-Window Resto-Mod Goes to Houston Auction at No Reserve

1963 Corvette Split-Window Resto-Mod Goes to Houston Auction at No Reserve

1963 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
The inaugural Barrett-Jackson Houston Auction, held at the NRG Center, starts September 16, 2021, and runs through the 18th. We are going to look today at a stunning 1963 Resto-Mod that is going across the block at No Reserve! Lot #733 1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE SPLIT-WINDOW CUSTOM COUPE Photo Credit: Barrett-Jackson UPDATE: Sold for $396,000.00. The inaugural Barrett-Jackson Houston Auction, held at the NRG Center, starts September 16, 2021, and runs through the 18th.  As of this post, there are thirty awesome Corvettes registered for the Houston auction.  Today we are looking at Lot #733; a 1963 Corvette Split-Window Resto-Mod was completed in March 2021 by Jeff Hayes Customs.  It has the classic look of the mid-year Split-Window but with the technology of a newer chassis and new fuel-injected LS engine.…
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