Stock 1968 Corvette Features

Stock 1968 Corvette Features

1968 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Vette Vues Magazine Past Coverage of Corvette Events
In Vette Vues blog post we are looking at some stock 1968 Corvettes and their history. Each one has a unique story told by their owners. The cars we are looking at are from the 2019 Bloomington Gold Special Collection. (Photo Credits: Bob Cook) If you are interested in attending the Bloomington Gold events or other Corvette Events, check out our Corvette Event Calendar. You can read Vette Vues Magazine's 3-part coverage of the Bloomington Gold Special Collection in the November, December 2019 and January 2020 issues. Our first 1968 Corvette is an L89 Convertible # 03554. Engine option L89 has Aluminum Cylinder Heads with L71 Engine. There were 624 with this engine of the total production of 28,566. The option was an additional $805. The base 1968 Corvette convertible…
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1968 Corvette Brochure

1968 Corvette Brochure

1968 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Vintage Chevrolet Corvette Brochure
1968 Corvette Brochure 1968 Corvette Brochure 1968 Corvette Brochure 1968 Corvette Brochure 1968 Corvette Brochure 1968 Corvette Brochure 1968 Corvette Brochure 1968 Corvette Brochure Are you interested in more 1968 Corvette Information? 1968 Chevrolet Corvette (C3) saw a total production of 28,566.  There were 9,936 Coupes and 18,630 Convertibles.  We look at the options available as well as the interior and exterior color choices in our 1968 Corvette Specifications post. You might also enjoy looking back at the 1968 Corvette advertisements. You might also enjoy the 1968 Corvette Brochure. Some more History on the 1968 C3 Corvette Called the Shark! In the Vette Vues blog post we are looking at 1968 Corvettes and their history. Each one has a unique story told by their owners. The cars we are looking at are from the…
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1968 Corvette Specifications

1968 Corvette Specifications

1968 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information
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. 1968 Corvette This year (2018) will be the Golden Anniversary of the 1968 Corvette.  There will be special displays at both Bloomington Gold as well as Corvettes at Carlisle.  Check out our CORVETTE EVENT CALENDAR for the dates. The Corvette C3 was produced from 1968 through 1982 model years. The 1968 Corvette was produced in St. Louis, Missouri. 1968 Corvette Options & Specifications RPO#DESCRIPTIONQUANTITY$ RETAIL19437Base Corvette Sport Coupe9,9364,663.0019467Base Corvette Convertible18,6304,320.00n/aGenuine Leather Seats2,42979.00A01Soft Ray Tinted Glass, all windows17,63515.80A02Soft Ray Tinted Glass, windshield5,50910.55A31Power Windows7,06557.95A82Headrests3,19742.15A85Custom Shoulder Belts (std with Coupe)35026.35C07Auxillary Hardtop (convertible only)8,735231.75C08Vinyl Covering (for Auxillary Hardtop)3,05052.70C50Rear Window…
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1968 Corvette Advertisements

1968 Corvette Advertisements

1968 Corvette Information, C3 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 1968 Corvette ads. 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads Are you interested in more 1968 Corvette Information? You might enjoy reading about some 1968 Corvettes that were on display at the 2019 Bloomington Gold Special Collection. 1968 Chevrolet Corvette (C3) saw a total production of 28,566.  There were 9,936 Coupes and 18,630 Convertibles.  We look at the options available as well as the interior and exterior color choices in our 1968 Corvette Specifications post. You might also enjoy…
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1968 C3 Corvette Called the Shark!

1968 C3 Corvette Called the Shark!

1968 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information
The 1968 C3 Corvette (Third Generation) C3 Shark model Corvette history starts with the 1968 model year.  This generation three Vette lasted from 1968 to 1982, a fifteen-year run. The 1968 to 1972 Corvettes have the chrome-bumpers and are highly sought after.  There were more than a half-million third-generation Corvettes built from 1968 to 1982. In this post, we will look at some history, options, production numbers, and photos of the 1968 C3 Shark Corvette, the first of the Generation 3 Vettes. Serial No. 194678S400001 - 194678S428566Total Production = 28,566 (9,936 Coupe, 18,630 Convertible) The total sales for the new "Shark" was a new all-time record and set the stage for the fifteen-year run of the third-generation Corvette. The 1968 Corvette offered ten different Exterior Color Choices.  The interior was…
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Owens Corning Fiberglass 1968 L-88 Corvette #12 in Chip’s Choice 2007 Corvettes at Carlisle

Owens Corning Fiberglass 1968 L-88 Corvette #12 in Chip’s Choice 2007 Corvettes at Carlisle

1968 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Features, Vette Vues Magazine Past Coverage of Corvette Events
Owens Corning Fiberglass 1968 L-88 Corvette #12 on Display in Chip’s Choice at the 2007 Corvettes at Carlisle This Owens Corning Fiberglass Corvette #12 is one of the Winningest Corvettes that ever raced. It is the 2nd of 3 campaigned by the Owens Corning Fiberglass Race Team which was comprised of Tony Delorenzo and Jerry Thompson. The race car is restored to FIA Trim and was restored to original specifications by Kevin Mackay at Corvette Repair, with the assistance of Tony Delorenzo and Jerry Thompson, who were the primary drivers for the Owens/Corning team. Photos were taken at the 2007 Corvettes at Carlisle Chips Choice by William Wolf, Editor/Publisher of Vette Vues Magazine and appeared in the January 2008 issue of Vette Vues. Owens Corning Fiberglass 1968 L-88 Corvette #12…
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James Garner American International Racing 1968 L88 Corvettes

James Garner American International Racing 1968 L88 Corvettes

1968 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette Racing News Current and Past
Here is a fine example of a 1968 Corvette. It is the James Garner's American International Racing Team 1968 AIR L88 Corvette and was owned by Bob Radke. Vette Vues Magazine took the photo at the 2009 NCRS National Convention in San Jose. It is restored and received the American Heritage Award. This appeared in the October 2009 issue of Vette Vues Magazine. Here is a great historical photo of the James Garner Corvettes in Dick Goldstrand's shop. You see the James Garner's Corvette in the Guldstrand R&D shop in preparation for the 1968 Daytona 24 hour race. In 2015 one of the 1968 L88 James Garner Corvettes went across the Barrett-Jackson auction block but it Did Not Meet Reserve. Here is what their website had to say: Lot #5048…
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