Cliff Gottlob’s 1967 L88 C2 Corvette Goes to Auction

Cliff Gottlob’s 1967 L88 C2 Corvette Goes to Auction

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Racing News Current and Past, Corvettes at Auction
Cliff Gottlob's 1967 Corvette L88 Goes to Auction. Photos Courtesy of Mecum Auctions, Inc Today on our blog, we are looking at a 1967 L88 Corvette with a great story to tell that will soon be going to the Mecum Auction. This car is the most successful L88 Corvette race car of all time during its eight-year racing career with its original owner, Cliff Gottlob. We will share with you a short version of the history of this Corvette race car. On the Mecum Auction website, you can read the complete story in a great book by Stephen Cox, "Against All Odds." https://mecum.dcatalog.com/v/The-Ultimate-L88/ Our story starts with the original owner, Cliff Gottlob of Arkansas City, Kansas. Cliff worked full time as an engineer and operated a self-sponsored and underfunded privateer…
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Vintage 1967 Corvette Advertisements

Vintage 1967 Corvette Advertisements

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Vintage Corvette Magazine Ads
In Vette Vues Magazine each month we cover vintage Corvette advertisements in our Rear Vues column.  Here are some vintage 1967 Corvette ads. 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads 1967 Corvette Ads You can find a list of Vintage Corvette advertisements here: http://vette-vues.com/join-our-blog/rear-vues-corvette-magazine-ads/ http://vette-vues.com/valuable-player-award-1967-corvette-goes-auction/ http://vette-vues.com/1967-corvette-options/ http://vette-vues.com/rare-1967-chevrolet-corvette-goes-auction/ http://vette-vues.com/1967-corvette-specifications-pdf/ http://vette-vues.com/welcome/vette-vues-magazine-history/ http://vette-vues.com/current-issue-preview/
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Most Valuable Player Award 1967 Corvette Goes to Auction

Most Valuable Player Award 1967 Corvette Goes to Auction

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvettes at Auction
[caption id="attachment_6412" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Bart Starr's Most Valuable Player Award 1967 Corvette Goes to the 2018 Mecum Auction in Indy (Source: Mecum Auction)[/caption] Bart Starr's 1967 MVP Corvette will be going up for auction at the Mecum Spring Classic 2018 - May 15 – May 20 held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center, 1202 E 38th St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46205. We learn from the Mecum's website that "In January 1967, the Green Bay Packers won the first Super Bowl under the leadership of quarterback Bart Starr. One of the NFL’s all-time greatest players, Starr led the Packers to a 35-10 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs and was named the game’s Most Valuable Player." Bart Starr was awarded this 1967 Corvette Sting Ray Convertible for his efforts. This…
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1967 Corvette Options, Costs, Colors, Photos, Details

1967 Corvette Options, Costs, Colors, Photos, Details

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information
The 1967 Corvette is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.  In this article, we will look at the 1967 Corvette Options. 22,940 1967 Corvettes were produced.  8,504 were coupes and 14,436 were convertibles. In this article, we will look at the 1967 Corvette Options, Costs, Colors, Facts and Details along with photos of some of the best original and restored Corvettes. This beautiful 1967 Corvette received it Vette Vues Magazine’s Tri-Power Award at the Galveston Corvette Chevy Expo. The 38th Corvette/Chevy Expo was held the beautiful Galveston Island Convention Center, right on the Gulf of Mexico February 27 & 28, 2016. The Corvette Chevy Expo features World Class Chevrolet Show Cars and Major Vendors selling parts and accessories specific to the Chevrolet brand. This beautiful 1967 Corvette received it Vette…
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Rare 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Goes to Auction

Rare 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Goes to Auction

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
The 1967 Chevrolet Corvette we are going to look at today comes with a list of significant accomplishments: Bloomington Gold Benchmark Certified 2003, Bloomington Gold Special Collection 2009, and Multiple-time NCRS Top Flight wins. [caption id="attachment_2994" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Friday, May 19, 2017, LOT F113, a rare 1967 Tuxedo Black Corvette Convertible L71 model with original tri-power 427 V8 will be going across the block in Indianapolis at the Mecum Auction.[/caption] If you enjoy cars, no doubt you are aware that the Big Mecum Auction in Indianapolis is going on this week. This 1967 Chevrolet Corvette we are going to look at today comes with a list of significant accomplishments.   [caption id="attachment_2995" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Friday, May 19, 2017, LOT F113, a rare 1967 Tuxedo Black Corvette Convertible L71 model with original…
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1967 Corvette Specifications (PDF)

1967 Corvette Specifications (PDF)

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information
This is a PDF file of the 1967 Corvette Specifications by General Motors.  It was revised in January 1967. The 1967 Corvette Specifications covered are: Model IdentificationSerial Numbers and IdentificationRegular Equipment - ExteriorRegular Equipment - InteriorRegular Production Options and Dealer Installed AccessoriesAir Conditioning Equipment 1967 Corvette Total Production = 22,940 (8,504 Coupe, 14,436 Convertible) FIBERGLASS FACTS:There were Only 20 1967 Corvettes with option RPO L88 427 engine. These engines were rated at a conservative 430 hp and actually pumped out more than 500 ponies. The 1967 Corvette L88 now represents one of the most collectible (and expensive!) Corvettes ever. The 1967 Corvette Sting Ray was the last Corvette of its generation. Below is a PDF file.  It will take a minute to load.  It is 85 pages long.  Enjoy the Corvette…
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50 Year Old Camaro Commercial – 1967-

50 Year Old Camaro Commercial – 1967-

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Other Chevrolet News
Camaro Celebrates its 50th Anniversary - Here is the first ever Chevrolet Camaro Commercial for the 1967 Camaro entitled Camaro Volcano. The Chevrolet Camaro is often referred to as a pony car and a muscle car. The first model year was 1967. The first Camaro(s) went on sale on September 29, 1966. The car shared its platform with the Pontiac Firebird, which 1967 was its first model year. The first generation Camaro ended in 1969.   Production: 195,765 coupe, 25,141 convertible, 220,906 total. Total Super Sports = 34,411 [caption id="attachment_1375" align="aligncenter" width="600"] 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Print Advertisment[/caption] Our next commercial that is now 50 years old, it the 1967 Chevy Impala. For a little history on the Impala, the Chevrolet Impala was first launched as a 1958 and ran to…
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1967 Corvette 427/435 HP, Unrestored with 15,050 Miles to be offered at the Mecum Auction in Monterey

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The Mecum Auction, scheduled for Aug 18-20, is at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa on the Del Monte Golf Course. This stunning 1967 Corvette convertible, Lot F102, will be offered on Friday. It has only 15,050 unrestored miles on it and is estimated to be worth $225,000 - $275,000.Photo Credits: Courtesy of Mecum AuctionProbably one of the prettiest places to hold an auction would be Monterey, California. The Mecum Auction, scheduled for Aug 18-20, is at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa on the Del Monte Golf Course.The event has a spectacular array of supercars and sports cars from makers such as Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, McLaren, Ford, Bugatti, and Aston Martin as well as classics such as Duesenberg, Packard, and Peugeot. Some 600 cars will be offered…
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McNamara 1967 Corvette Coupe Brought $725,000 at Mecum Auction in Houston

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe (Lot S128) Photo by David Newhardt, Courtesy of Mecum Auctions1964 Ford GT40 Prototype (Lot S147.1) Photo by David Newhardt, Courtesy of Mecum AuctionsWALWORTH, Wis. – April 15, 2014 – Mecum blasted into Houston this past weekend with a gigantic sale dominated by a $7 million hammer price for the 1964 Ford GT40 Prototype, GT/104. Overall sales reached $33,633,058 with 765 of the total 1,085 vehicles offered changing hands, achieving a healthy sell-through rate of nearly 70 percent.“Our Houston event is one of the fastest growing auctions on our calendar,” noted Mecum President and Founder Dana Mecum. “The quality of collector cars continues to rise year after year here in Houston, and the people of this great car town are what keep us coming back to the…
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Rear Vues: 1967 – The 1st SEMA Show

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Features
If you hang around "car" people very long, you are sure to hear the name SEMA.You might be asking, just what is a SEMA?  It is an event that has over 2,000 new automotive products on display, and over 2,300 companies filling over a million square feet held annually at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  "It all began in 1963 when a group of small manufacturers who were suppliers of performance equipment for early hot rods organized their fledgling industry and called it "Speed Equipment Manufacturers Association" (SEMA).  From what I found, it was started by Roy Richter, Ed Iskenderian, Willie Garner, Bob Hedman, Robert E. Wyman, John Bartlett, Phil Weiand, Jr., Al Segal, Dean Moon, and Vic Edelbrock, Jr.Today it consists of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, auto restorers,…
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