TOMMY MORRISON AND HIS CORVETTES (Part 2)

TOMMY MORRISON AND HIS CORVETTES (Part 2)

C4 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Racing News Current and Past
We are looking at Part 2 in our series on Tommy Morrison and his Corvettes. In Part 1 of the Morrison story, we covered the period from 1984 to the end of the 1989 race season. In Part 2 of the story, we picked up the thread in 1990. By: Wayne Ellwood and Brett Richmond Part 1 of the Morrison story covered the period from 1984 to the end of the 1989 race season. In Part 2 of the story, we picked up the thread in 1990. 1990 was the year that Tommy Morrison/Morrison Motorsport re-entered the SCCA World Challenge and also took two cars to Fort Stockton to establish new FIA land speed records. Active racing concluded at the end of the 1995 season, and, by 1999, Morrison Motorsport…
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1995 Corvette Specifications and Production Numbers

1995 Corvette Specifications and Production Numbers

1995 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Corvette Production Numbers, Corvette Specifications
Today on Vette Vues blog post we are looking at the 1995 Chevrolet Corvette specifications and production numbers as well as details on the 1995 ZR1. 1995 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Coupe 1995 Corvette Total Production = 20,7421995 Corvette Coupes Produciton 15,771 1995 Corvette Convertible Produced 4,971 RPO 1YY07 Base Price for the 1995 Corvette Sport Coupe (15,771) $36,785RPO 1YY67 Base Price for the 1995 Corvette Convertible (4,971) $43,665 1995 Corvette Exterior Color Choices CODEEXTERIORQUANTITY05Dark Purple Metallic1,04905/10Dark Purple Metallic/White52710Arctic White3,38128Admiral Blue1,00641Black3,95943Bright Aqua Metallic90945Polo Green Metallic2,94053Competition Yellow1,00370Torch Red4,53175Dark Red Metallic1,437 1995 Corvette Interior Color Choices CODECOLOR143Light Gray193Black194Black-Pace Car Replica643Light Beige703Red More 1995 Chevy Corvette Options RPODESCRIPTIONQTYRETAILAQ9Sport Seats7,908625AG1Power Driver Seat19,012305AG2Power Passenger Seat15,323305CC2Auxillary Hardtop (convertible)4591,995C2LDual Removable Roof Panels (coupe)2,97995024SRemovable Roof Panel, blue tint (coupe)4,68865064SRemovable Roof Panel, bronze tint (coupe)2,871650FX3Selective Ride and Handling, Electronic3,4211,695G92Performance Axle…
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1995 Corvette Magazine Ads

1995 Corvette Magazine Ads

1995 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Vintage Corvette Magazine Ads
We have three 1995 Corvette magazine advertisements that were used by Chevrolet for marketing the Vette. 1995 is in the C4 Corvette generation group which ran from 1984-1996. A few quick facts about the 1996 Corvette 1995 marked the end of the ZR-1 production run.The ZR-1's larger brakes, were made standard for all models.A total of 527 Indy Pace Car replicas were built at an additional cost of $2,816; all the Indy Pace Cars were convertibles with dark purple over arctic white paint and special race decals.Total Production = 20,742: 15,771 Coupe, 4,971 Convertible 1995 Corvette Advertisments Here are some other articles you might enjoy: https://vette-vues.com/my-name-is-charlotte-and-im-25-years-old/ https://vette-vues.com/want-to-build-a-c4-project-car/ https://vette-vues.com/ed-nieves-award-winning-corvette/ https://vette-vues.com/product/best_vette_vues_anniversary_book/ If you have never seen Vette Vues Magazine before check out what our subscribers are enjoying each month in the Corvette…
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1991 Corvette Specifications, Brochure and Press Photos

1991 Corvette Specifications, Brochure and Press Photos

1991 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Vintage Corvette Magazine Ads
Today we are looking at some of the specifications on the 1991 Corvette followed by the brochure and some media photos. The brochure is 34 pages including the front and back covers. The C4 Corvette ran from 1984 through 1996.  1991 was the 8th year for the fourth generation Vette. Total production numbers were 20,639.  The coupes accounted for 14,967 and the convertibles accounted for 5,672.  The base sport coupe ran $32,4555 and the convertible ran $38,770.  The ZR-1 arrived in 1990.  The “King of the Hill” sold 3,032 in 1990 but in 1991 there were 2,044 that chose this option which added another $31,683 to the coupes price tag. Ten Color Choices for the 1991 Corvette WhiteSteel Blue MetallicYellowBlackTurquoise MetallicDark Red MetallicQuasar Blue MetallicBright RedPolo Green MetallicCharcoal Metallic Interior…
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My name is Charlotte, and I’m 25 Years Old

My name is Charlotte, and I’m 25 Years Old

1995 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Corvette Features
Hello, my name is Charlotte, and I am a 1995 Indianapolis Pace Car (IPC) Replica, one of 527 produced by Chevrolet in 1995. Charlotte is a Pace Car Replica. The actual Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car that served at the 79th Indianapolis 500 was an LT1 Corvette Convertible. In addition to the stock features, it did also have the mandatory safety features that were required by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Official Pace Car came with strobe lights, a special roll-bar, safety harnesses for the driver and passenger, and an onboard fire suppression system. There were just three of the actual pace cars built. Two came equipped with an automatic transmission, and the third came with a six-speed manual gearbox. Jim Perkins, then Chevrolet General Manager, was designated as the official…
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History of Project SledgeHammer

History of Project SledgeHammer

1988 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
Today on our blog we are looking at a video of the history of the Callaway Corvette SledgeHammer that Callaway Cars put up on the Facebook page. This street-legal Corvette remained the world's fastest car for 25 years making it the longest speed record holder. We are also looking back to 2013 when Reeves Callaway and the Callaway SledgeHammer were inducted into the Bloomington Gold Hall of Fame. 1988 Chevrolet Corvette © General Motors The Callaway Sledgehammer Corvette was built on a 1988 Chevrolet Corvette by Reeves Callaway to exceed all existing top speed records and as a showcase for Callaway’s industry-leading engineering expertise.  For years the Callaway Sledgehammer Corvette owned the World Record as the fastest street-driven car in the world. It set the record on October 26, 1988,…
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Ed Nieves’ Tri-Power, Top Flight, Bloomington Gold, and Triple Diamond 1995 Corvette

Ed Nieves’ Tri-Power, Top Flight, Bloomington Gold, and Triple Diamond 1995 Corvette

1995 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Corvette Features
Story by K. Scott Teeters The Corvette hobby is a sub-culture of the larger car-culture. Within the Corvette community, there are many sub-cultures where owners do different kinds of things with their Corvettes. Some race their Corvettes and within the racer crowd, there are different kinds of racing. Some start out personalizing their Vette that leads to all-out custom Corvettes. Others give their Corvette a pampered life with heated and air-conditioned garages; the cars never get wet and are cleaned after every drive. On the opposite side are the Vettes that are driven, repaired, and enjoyed for hundreds or thousands of miles. At the extreme opposite end of the daily drivers are the Vette Vues Tri-Power, NCRS Top Flight, Bloomington Gold, and Triple Diamond Award Corvettes. These Corvettes look like…
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Mark Horner’s ZR-1 Corvette Wish List

Mark Horner’s ZR-1 Corvette Wish List

C4 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History
Mark Horner gives a history of Special ZR-1 Corvettes: 1991 Callaway Super Speedster LM, 1995 Callaway LM ZR-1, Black Widow ZR-1s, Callaway CR-1, and DRM-500 and DRM-600 ZR-1s. Mark Horner, President, ZR-1 Net Registry Editor’s Note:  We want to welcome Mark Horner, President, ZR-1 Net Registry, who will be contributing to this and future articles in Vette Vues Magazine.   The ZR-1 Net Registry is a non-profit club with over 600 members in 14 different countries. “Our mission is to 'Keep the Legend Alive,' and we do this by connecting members, conducting ZR-1 events and facilitating support for the ZR-1.”  For membership information please visit their website https://www.zr1netregistry.com/ The longer I’ve been involved with the ZR-1 Net Registry, the more often I receive calls or emails from both members and enthusiasts requesting my thoughts regarding…
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Bakeracing 1987 Escort Racer NO 4 Corvette

Bakeracing 1987 Escort Racer NO 4 Corvette

1987 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Racing News Current and Past
[caption id="attachment_7300" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Bakeracing 1987 Escort Racer NO 4 Corvette on display at the Bloomington Gold 2013 Great Hall[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7301" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Bakeracing 1987 Escort Racer NO 4 Corvette on display at the Bloomington Gold 2013 Great Hall[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7308" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Bakeracing 1987 Escort Racer NO 4 Corvette. It is on display Bloomington Gold Collection in 2013.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7302" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Bakeracing 1987 Escort Racer NO 4 Corvette on display at the Bloomington Gold 2013 Great Hall[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7303" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Bakeracing 1987 Escort Racer NO 4 Corvette on display at the Bloomington Gold 2013 Great Hall[/caption] This is the Bakeracing 1987 Escort Racer NO 4 Corvette. In 1987, Corvettes won more than half of the SCCA Pro Endurance Series races. From '84 to ‘87 Corvettes were…
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Want to build a C4 Project Car?

Want to build a C4 Project Car?

C4 Corvette Information, Corvette Features
In this article, Wayne Ellwood shares with us info on building a C4 Project Car. Wayne shares the history of the C4 Corvette Suspension quirks that were quickly discovered when the C4 Corvette took to the track in 1984. By 1988, with the evolution of the Corvette Challenge cars, GM had introduced the selective ride option to help soften the suspension to suit different driving conditions . . . a cheap fix. WANT TO BUILD A C4 PROJECT CAR? By: Wayne Ellwood (Photos at the end of the article) Back in 2012, I had the bright idea that there is a cycle to car auctions. I've been lucky to meet many people in the car auction business, which personally looks like a great sector to get into. However, if you…
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