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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The Ultimate Guide to 1973 Corvette Specifications

The Ultimate Guide to 1973 Corvette Specifications

1973 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information
Are you in the market for a 1973 Corvette? If so, you've come to the right place. This blog post is your ultimate guide to 1973 Corvette Specifications, providing you with all the information you need to make an informed decision. 1973 Chevrolet Corvette C3 - Photo Credit GM Archieves While you are here check out our Corvettes for Sale Classified ads and see what is currently available. Here, we'll explore the available options and their final production numbers, as well as their costs. So, without further ado, let's dive in and learn more about the 1973 Corvette Specifications! In this Article on the 1973 Corvette Specifications: Where were the 1973 Corvettes made?1973 Corvette VINsHow to Read a 1973 Corvette Serial NumberBody Styles and Trim Levels1973 Corvette Exterior Color ChoicesEnginesTransmissionsInterior1973…
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Unlock the 1968 Corvette Specifications – An Iconic Classic

Unlock the 1968 Corvette Specifications – An Iconic Classic

1968 C3 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information
Discover the Iconic 1968 Corvette Specifications - All the Details You Need to Know! Article updated: 12/17/2022 As we look at the 1968 Corvette Specifications, we start with the total production numbers. This was the first year of the third-generation body style. The 1968 Chevrolet Corvette C3 saw a total production of 28,566.  There were 9,936 Coupes and 18,630 Convertibles.  In the post, we will look at the options available as well as the interior and exterior color choices. The '68 Corvette's streamlined body design was inspired by the '65 Mako Shark II concept car. With its long hood, flared fenders, flushing door handles, and sleek rear end - they took the best of this idea to make it into reality. The new sports car is an American dream car.…
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XP-895 Reynolds Aluminum Corvette: One In A Series

XP-895 Reynolds Aluminum Corvette: One In A Series

1972 Corvette Information Category, C3 Corvette Information
XP-895 Reynolds Aluminum Corvette Prototype In today's blog post, we're looking at the XP-895 Reynolds Aluminum Corvette Prototype. This prototype features a 400 cid small block V8 mounted transversely in a mid-engine position. You can read more about it here in this detailed overview. If you're interested in learning more about this car, please read today's blog post and share this with someone who loves Corvettes. The People Behind the XP-895 Reynolds Aluminum Corvette PrototypeZora Arkus DuntovDave McLellanReynolds MetalsAn Experiment in Aluminum CarsA Closer Look at the XP-895 ChassisThe Challenges of an Aluminum BodyThe XP-895 Reynolds Aluminum Corvette Concept The XP-895 Reynolds Aluminum Corvette was part of a series of experimental Corvettes exploring alternatives for engine placement and chassis layout. Photo GM Heritage Center Two units of the experimental XP-895…
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1976 Chevrolet Aerovette Evolution – A Look Back At This Beauty

1976 Chevrolet Aerovette Evolution – A Look Back At This Beauty

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1976 Chevrolet Aerovette Is One Of The Most Beloved Concept Cars 1976 Chevrolet Aerovette Top View - Photo © General Motors Here is the XP-882 Aerovette Sequence:The Rise of Mid-Engine CarsThe Start of The EvolutionThe Many ChangesFinally: The Chevrolet Aerovette1976 Chevrolet Aerovette PhotosOuter DesignInside the AerovetteCanceled… AgainThe RevitalizationThe Evolution of The Chevrolet AerovetteActual 8mm footage of the Four-Rotor Corvette1976 Chevrolet Aerovette to be Featured at Lime Rock Concours We are looking at the history of the 1976 Chevrolet Aerovette. The story starts with two XP-882 Chevrolet Design Exercise projects. General Motors (GM) is one of the largest car manufacturing companies in the world. For about 77 years, it held the top spot, before losing it to Toyota in 2008 and again in 2021. Maybe they will get it back in…
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1972 Corvette Stingray: The End Of An Era

1972 Corvette Stingray: The End Of An Era

1972 Corvette Information Category, C3 Corvette Information
The 1972 Corvette Stingray marked the end of an era for the 3rd Generation in the Corvette series. As a coupe, the 1972 Corvette came with retractable T-top roof panels and a back window. As a convertible, the classic sports car featured a soft folding top, but you could get a hardtop for an additional cost. The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe, the third generation of the Corvette, was produced from 1968 to 1982 and is recognized as the shark model for its aggressive styling. It is instantly identifiable by its prominent blistered fender design and long dash-to-axle proportion, which gives the impression of motion. 1972 marked the beginning of several exciting nationwide developments in music, art, movies, and technology. You may know it as the year when the iconic movie,…
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C3 Vette Registry – 21 years at Corvettes at Carlisle

C3 Vette Registry – 21 years at Corvettes at Carlisle

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The best of all worlds. Join the C3 Vette Registry at the world's largest Corvette car show. Corvettes at Carlisle is held every August in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and has been running since 1982. Corvettes at Carlisle is the largest Corvette show in the world. - Photo Courtesy C3 Vette Registry Our topic today is C3 Vette Registry at Corvettes at Carlisle. Corvettes at Carlisle is held every August in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and has been running since 1982. It has evolved into the largest All Corvette show in the country. Corvettes at Carlisle is celebrating its 40th year, and the C3 Vette Registry will be on hand to celebrate along with many other Corvette clubs on August 25 - 27, 2022. Today we're going to discuss the C3VR and its role…
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1972 Corvette Advertisements: 50 Years Old

1972 Corvette Advertisements: 50 Years Old

1972 Corvette Information Category, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette History, Vintage Corvette Advertisements
In the 1972 Corvette advertisements, the main theme was "Chevrolet. Building a Better way to see the U.S.A. We have three magazine ads we are looking at for the 1972 C3 Corvette. It's hard to believe it's been over 50 years since Chevrolet first released the 1972 Corvette. The '72 Corvette is in the third generation of Vettes. The C3 Corvette sports car arrived in showrooms in 1968 and had a 15-year lifecycle. Here are three ads for the 1972 Corvette that we pulled from our archives. We want your 1972 Chevrolet to be the best car you ever owned.Corvette. Everything you need is standard except the gas.Our Corvette Coupe has two removable roof panels. The 1972 Corvette left its mark on the automotive industry with its fast and fierce…
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1975 Corvette Hatchback Coupe by Ecklers

1975 Corvette Hatchback Coupe by Ecklers

1975 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette History
In this post, we will look at a story in Vette Vues Magazine about the 1975 Corvette Hatchback Coupe by Ecklers written by James Prather. We learn about the features, specifications, and general information from when it was introduced in 1976. The 1975 Corvette was the eighth year of the third-generation Corvette. There were 38,465 C3 Corvettes produced that year. 1976 Cover of Vette Vues Magazine featuring the 1975 Corvette Hatchback Coupe by Ecklers. This article appeared in October 1976, Volume Five, Number 4 issue of Vette Vues Magazine ECKLER'S CONCOURS PREPARED A 1975 CORVETTE HATCHBACK COUPE The original design and concept of this beautiful machine were done by Ralph Eckler of Titusville, Florida. Starting with a 1975 Corvette coupe as the prototype, he then com­pletely redesigned the car from…
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Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Auction Conclusion: C3 Corvette Results

Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Auction Conclusion: C3 Corvette Results

C3 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives Category, Corvettes at Auction
Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Auction Conclusion - C3 Corvette Results We have the C3 Corvette auction results from the Mecum Kissimmee 2022 auction. The Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Auction had 106 C3 Corvettes available for sale. The highest SOLD C3 Corvette was Lot W145.1 for $335,500. The lowest price SOLD C3 Corvette was a 1975 Corvette Coupe J186 for $12,100. 83 of the C3 Corvettes SOLD! There were three 1969 L88sW145.1 Sold $335,500 (also the highest Sold C3 Corvette)MG11 - No InfoK126.1 Bid to $340,00 Bid Goes On You can read about this Corvette on our blog CLICK HERE W145.1 Sold $335,500 (also the highest Sold C3 Corvette) LOT W145.1 1 of 116 L88 Corvettes built-in 1969 - Photo Credit Mecum Auction HIGHLIGHTS Bloomington Gold CertifiedNCRS Performance VerificationNCRS Duntov Mark of Excellence1…
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