Two Historical 1981 Corvettes: The First and Last

Two Historical 1981 Corvettes: The First and Last

1981 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History
In this blog post, we are going to look at two historical 1981 Corvettes. The last one produced at the St. Louis factory and the first one built at Bowling Green factory. These two 1981 Corvettes were sold for charity at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Las Vegas in 2010 and brought almost $300,000 for the Ralph Braun Foundation. This foundation offers grants to people and organizations in need of a wheelchair van, who couldn’t otherwise afford one. First a little history of the Corvette factories. The first 1953 Corvettes were built by hand in Flint, MI. There were 300 1953s produced. You will remember that General Motors unveiled the Corvette as a "dream car" in the Motorama show. The Motorama was held at the New York's Waldorf Astoria hotel. The…
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First Bowling Green Corvette | Last St Louis Corvette | 1981 Corvettes Photo Gallery

First Bowling Green Corvette | Last St Louis Corvette | 1981 Corvettes Photo Gallery

1981 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette Photo Galleries
Last St. Louis Corvette and First Bowling Green Corvette [envira-gallery id="6066"] First Bowling Green Corvette | Last St Louis Corvette | 1981 Corvettes Photo Gallery Photos courtesy Barrett-Jackson http://vette-vues.com/current-issue-preview/ http://vette-vues.com/corvette-magazine-subscriptions/
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