First Retail Production Corvette Z06 70th Anniversary Edition will be Auctioned off by Barrett-Jackson for Charity

First Retail Production Corvette Z06 70th Anniversary Edition will be Auctioned off by Barrett-Jackson for Charity

2023 Corvette Information, C8 Corvette Information, Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
First retail production Corvette Z06 70th Anniversary Edition will be auctioned off by Barrett-Jackson to benefit Operation Homefront CORVETTE CELEBRATES MILESTONE WITH 70TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION First retail production Corvette Z06 70th Anniversary Edition will be auctioned off by Barrett-Jackson to benefit Operation Homefront 2022-01-24 DETROIT – 2023 marks the 70th anniversary of Corvette, the longest-running nameplate of any car on the road today. For eight generations, Corvette has pushed the boundaries of technology, performance, and style while remaining an attainable cultural icon. The 2023 model year Corvette Stingray and Corvette Z06 will celebrate this milestone with a special 70th Anniversary Edition package. 2023 Corvette 70th Anniversary Edition exterior badging 2023 Corvette 70th Anniversary Edition exterior badging includes commemorative Corvette crossflags “Passion for Corvette runs deep at Chevrolet and this anniversary is extra special…
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THE HISTORY OF BODY KITS: The C4 Corvette Era

THE HISTORY OF BODY KITS: The C4 Corvette Era

C4 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette News and Archives
THE HISTORY OF BODY KITS: THE C4 CORVETTE ERA As in previous blogs, Vette Vues is re-visiting the history of customization and attempting a few updates, this time the C4 Corvette Era. This will represent a more intriguing look into how customs have evolved for new readers. For existing readers, we hope you’ll also find any new material interesting…plus there are a lot more photos. Greenwood's G572 Corvette Supercar BY: Wayne Ellwood Photo credits: General Motors, Burt Greenwood, Rudy Arias, Mike Roberts, Geiger GmbH, Lister, Kris Pittack, Lingenfelter Perf. Eng., Tim Wilson, American Custom Industries (ACI), Wayne Ellwood, Facebook, and others. Greenwood's G572 Corvette Supercar Prototype Greenwood's G572 Supercar C4 Corvette Mule Greenwood's G572 Supercar C4 Corvette Mule Greenwood's G572 Supercar C4 Corvette Mule The introduction of the new C4…
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New World Record for Collector Car Auctions set at Mecum Kissimmee 2022

New World Record for Collector Car Auctions set at Mecum Kissimmee 2022

Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
New World Record for Collector Car Auctions set at Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Mecum shatters World Record with $217 Million at Kissimmee 2022 auction. This beats the existing collector car auction record of $176 Million. We are looking at the Corvette Auction Results. At the end of this post is a spreadsheet with the Corvette results by model year. Below is a press release from Mecum followed by a spreadsheet with the final Corvette High Bids and Sold prices sorted by model year. Walworth, Wis. – Jan. 18, 2022 – Mecum Auctions kicked off the year in Kissimmee, Florida, by rewriting history with total sales at Mecum Kissimmee 2022 reaching $217 million, courtesy of an astounding 90% sell-through rate achieved during the world’s largest collector car auction at Osceola Heritage Park.…
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Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Auction Conclusion: C3 Corvette Results

Mecum Kissimmee 2022 Auction Conclusion: C3 Corvette Results

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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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Rare 1967 Corvette Vault Find Corvette SOLD for $418,000

Rare 1967 Corvette Vault Find Corvette SOLD for $418,000

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
We are looking at the history of a 1967 Corvette, known as the Vault Find. This 1967 Marina Blue with the Bright Blue interior has the 427/435 HP engine with the 4-speed transmission. This rare Corvette went up for auction in the Jackie and Gary Runyon Collection Saturday, January 15, 2022, at the Mecum Kissimmee auction and sold for $418,000. Here is the story as told on the Mecum website: Source: Mecum Auction LOT S113 1967 Corvette Vault Find Corvette - Jackie and Gary Runyon Collection - SOLD for $418,000 After returning from Vietnam as a recipient of two Purple Hearts, Keith Litavsky went right to Jack Douglass Chevrolet in Hinsdale, Illinois, and purchased his dream car with money he’d sent home for that purpose. He treated that 427/435 HP…
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C2 Corvette Sting Ray Sport Cars by Chevrolet for Sale at Mecum Auction 2022 Kissimmee

C2 Corvette Sting Ray Sport Cars by Chevrolet for Sale at Mecum Auction 2022 Kissimmee

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UPDATED: 01/17/2021 - At the end of this blog post are the results for the C2 Corvettes at the Mecum 2022 auction in Kissimmee Florida. C2 Corvette Sting Ray Sport Cars by Chevrolet for Sale at Mecum Auction 2022 Kissimmee At this time there are 406 Corvettes that will be for sale at the Mecum Auction Kissimmee 2022. Today on our blog we are looking at the C2 Corvette Sting Ray Sport Cars by Chevrolet that will be availble for sale. We are looking at the Vette Vues blog at the C2 Corvettes for sale at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee in Florida, January 5-16, 2022, and taking a look at a few of the unique ones. Once again, at the end of this blog post, we have two spreadsheets. …
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Rare, Ground-Pounding, 1969 L88 Corvette Goes to Auction with Rock Crushing M22

Rare, Ground-Pounding, 1969 L88 Corvette Goes to Auction with Rock Crushing M22

1969 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
Rare, Ground-Pounding, Fathom Green 1969 L88 Corvette for sale at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee January 8, 2022. UPDATE: THIS CORVETTE BID TO $340,000 BUT DID NOT SELL...THE BID GOES ON! Ground-Pounding Fathom Green 1969 L88 Corvette for sale at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee 2022 Source: Mecum Auction's website The 35th Anniversary Bloomington Gold Corvette Show was held at Pheasant Run Resort and Spa, just outside of Chicago in St. Charles, Illinois, on June 26 – 29, 2008, the seventh year that the show has been held at this spectacular location. Only twenty (20) L88s were built in 1967, eighty (80) in 1968, and one hundred and sixteen (116) in 1969. The highlight was The L88 Invasion in the Special Collection at the 2008 event. The Special Collection was…
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Devastating Photos of Tornado Damage at the NCM Race Track

Devastating Photos of Tornado Damage at the NCM Race Track

Corvette News and Archives
All Corvette eyes have been watching the devastating twisters that tore through the South and the Midwest that marked the deadliest tornado outbreak in the U.S. in a decade.  The tornado hit the Corvette Plant and NCM Motorsports Park in Bowling Green, KY. We have some photos from the National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park of some of the damages. You can read more about the tornado on this blog post CLICK HERE If you have never seen Vette Vues Magazine check out our Issue Preview and see what our subscribers are enjoying each month. Vette Vues Magazine is jammed packed with Corvette information covering C1 to C8. Each monthly issue has features, reviews, tips, restorations, clubs, events, racing, auction results, model cars, classifieds, products, services, and more. Enjoy the latest Corvette news, as well as some great…
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1957 Corvette Super Sport – The Forgotten Show Car – FlipBook

1957 Corvette Super Sport – The Forgotten Show Car – FlipBook

1957 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
We are sharing from the Vette Vues Magazine archives, a feature article of a Corvette that is going up for auction at the Mecum January Kissimmee Florida auction. LOT S145 1957 Corvette Super Sport Show Car was featured in Vette Vues Magazine May 2018, titled "1957 Corvette Super Sport - The Forgotten Show Car." COVER OF THE MAY 2018 ISSUE VETTE VUES MAGAZINE CLICK HERE TO ENTER THE FLIPBOOK Here are some other articles you might enjoy: Share this article with your friends.
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