1971 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Brochure

1971 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Brochure

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Today on Vette Vues blog we are looking at the General Motors historical brochure for the 1971 Chevrolet Corvette. If you are looking to purchase this and other vintage ads, brochures, etc. check out our online classified ads CORVETTE LITERATURE, MODELS, MEMORABILIA AND MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE AND WANTED In August 1970 production of the 1971 model Corvette began. By June production of the 1971 Corvette ends. You may download the Vehicle Information Kit on the General Motors Heritage website for the 1971 Corvette. It is 165 pages long... 1971 Corvette Brochure Cover 1971 Corvette Brochure Page 2 1971 Corvette Brochure Page 3 1971 Corvette Brochure Page 4 1971 Corvette Brochure Page 5 1971 Corvette Brochure Page 6 1971 Corvette Brochure Page 7 1971 Corvette Brochure Page 8 1971 Corvette Brochure…
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Grand Sport Legend John Heinricy and VIN #0001 1996 Corvette will make a Special Appearance at Corvettes at Carlisle 2021

Grand Sport Legend John Heinricy and VIN #0001 1996 Corvette will make a Special Appearance at Corvettes at Carlisle 2021

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In this blog post, we take a look at the 1996 C4 Chevrolet Grand Sport, GM Engineer John Heinricy, VIN #0001 1996 Corvette, and a little special Grand Sport display at Corvettes at Carlisle 2021. 1996 Grand Sport with GM Engineer John Heinricy at the NCM In a recent press release from Carlisle Events, we learned that retired GM Engineer John Heinricy, and the first 1996 Grand Sport off the line will be at this year’s Corvettes at Carlisle.  The event takes place at the Carlisle Fairgrounds in Carlisle Pennsylvania August 26-28, 2021. This year will mark 25 years of the consumer-based Corvette Grand Sport.  In the statement from Carlisle, they said, “Corvettes at Carlisle and the Corvette community have marveled at the design, power, and elegance of the Grand Sport…
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1967 Corvette L88 Coupe sells for $2,695,000 at Mecum Glendale Auction

1967 Corvette L88 Coupe sells for $2,695,000 at Mecum Glendale Auction

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An Original Engine, Duntov Mark of Excellence, 1967 Corvette L88 Coupe sold for $2,695,000 at Mecum Auction held at Glendale on Saturday, March 20, 2021. Mecum Glendale 2021 Records $42.3 Million in Sales. A total of 712 of the 829 offered vehicles hammered sold for an exceptional 86% sell-through rate, and the auction’s top seller achieved a sale price of $2.7 million. The top-selling 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe (Lot S122.1) was an award-winning car that boasted an original legendary L88 engine, easily shooing it into the multimillion-dollar collector car category. Photos and text courtesy of Mecum Auction One of 20 L88 Corvettes produced in 19671967 L88 Corvette Interior1967 L88 Corvette RearThe only known Sunfire Yellow L88 CorvetteThe only Duntov and Triple Diamond-awarded 1967 Corvette L88 still equipped with its…
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Dave Scott’s 1971 AstroVette Featured at the Corvette Chevy Expo 2021

Dave Scott’s 1971 AstroVette Featured at the Corvette Chevy Expo 2021

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On March 13 and 14, 2021, spectators will have a chance to view Apollo XV Astronaut Dave Scott’s 1971 AstroVette at the Corvette Chevy Expo held at the Galveston Island Convention Center, 5600 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Texas 77554. Show hours are Saturday 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM and Sunday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Texas-based collector Danny Reed is a lifelong NASA enthusiast. His collection encompasses Astronaut Corvettes. It started when he spotted Alan Bean’s car on a GMAC lot in Austin. One of his most recent additions to his collection is Apollo XV Astronaut Dave Scott’s 1971 AstroVette. You can read about Dave's AstroVette on the Corvette Chevy Expo blog. Learn More Here are some photos of Apollo XV Astronaut Dave Scott’s 1971 AstroVette Apollo XV Astronaut Dave Scott’s…
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February 2021 Vette Vues Magazine Issue Preview

February 2021 Vette Vues Magazine Issue Preview

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Today on our blog we are looking at the Vette Vues Magazine February 2021 issue. We are looking at the articles that our Corvette magazine subscribers are enjoying again this month. Vette Vues Magazine is a print publication and sold by subscription only. We started in 1972 and have enjoyed continuous monthly publication ever since! February 2021 Vette Vues Magazine, #592 Volume 49, Issue Number 7 ORDER THE FEBRUARY 2021 BACK ISSUE Looking for a different back issue? We have a limited supply of back issues. You can check out what we have available in our store HERE. FEBRUARY 2021 VETTE VUES MAGAZINE #592 Volume 49, Issue Number 7 6...Bloomington Gold Corvettes: 2020 Special Collection 32...Corvettes Brought Back to Life: 1964 XP-819 36...The Duntov Z80 - A Corvette that Never Was 44...Mario Brunner's 1966…
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History of the Corvette Black Book

History of the Corvette Black Book

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Are you looking for Corvette facts about older Vettes? Wondering what engine block numbers, specifications, production numbers, colors, and options were available? Well, the Corvette Black Book is your answer.  So, in this blog, we thought we would take a look at the history of this pocket-sized book full of Corvette information! The Corvette Black Book 1953-2021 edition has the 2021 intro data and final 2020 build numbers. ORDER NOW! Have you ever wondered when the Corvette Black Book was first published? Well, I went in search to find the answer and learned that Michael Antonick, owner of Michael Bruce Associates produced his first stand-alone, pocket-size fact guide called the Corvette Black Book in September 1978. However, this was not the first book that Mike Antonick authored. Michael Bruce Associates…
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Chevrolet Names Klauser as First Sports Car Racing Program Manager

Chevrolet Names Klauser as First Sports Car Racing Program Manager

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Press release: DETROIT (Jan. 19, 2021) January 19, 2021 Chevrolet has named Laura Wontrop Klauser as its newly created Sports Car Racing Program Manager as the manufacturer continues its shift toward an engineering-based approach throughout its motorsports programs. (Photo Courtesy Chevrolet) Chevrolet has named Laura Wontrop Klauser as its newly created Sports Car Racing Program Manager as the manufacturer continues its shift toward an engineering-based approach throughout its motorsports programs. Klauser, who resides in Detroit, moves into the role which includes engineering and technical oversight of Corvette Racing on behalf of Chevrolet. Already she manages the Cadillac DPi-V.R and Camaro GT4.R programs in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The goal is to expand the level of engineering and technical direction for Corvette Racing as it sets a course for its…
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1971 Corvette to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary

1971 Corvette to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary

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1971 Chevrolet Corvettes A 1971 LS6 Corvettes Convertible went to Auction… January 15, 2021 - Updated January 17, 2021 The 1971 Corvette is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year (2021). Today we'll look at the history, one that just went to auction as well as a special event display featuring the LS6 1971 Corvettes. Due to government regulations, the muscle car era would soon be ending. However, there were still many options in 1971 if you were in the market for a performance car, but the Chevrolet Corvette was the top choice for many buyers. The 1971 Corvette was manufactured in St. Louis, Missouri. 1971 Coupe or Convertible? "Eighteen years of Corvette has taught us a lot." a 1971 Corvette advertisement. (Image courtesy of GM Media) You could opt for…
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National Corvette Museum Announces Leadership Change

National Corvette Museum Announces Leadership Change

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Preston Leaves NCM, Matukas Named Interim CEO Jack Matukas - former NCM Board of Directors Chairman to serve as interim CEO The National Corvette Museum (NCM) Board of Directors announced today that President/CEO Dr. Sean Preston is leaving the organization where he has worked the last 19 months. “We are grateful to Dr. Preston for the commitment and talent he brought to both the National Corvette Museum and the NCM Motorsports Park,” stated NCM Chairman of the Board Glenn Johnson. “Dr. Preston made a positive impact on our organization and we wish him the very best in his future endeavors and thank him for his contributions.” Johnson said that former NCM Board of Directors Chairman and Bowling Green retired Real Estate executive Jack Matukas has agreed to serve as Interim…
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[Video] TEAM’S JOURNEY TO BUILD THE MID-ENGINE SUPERCAR

[Video] TEAM’S JOURNEY TO BUILD THE MID-ENGINE SUPERCAR

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The Mid-Engine Corvette Development Story – Part 2 - Engineering Chevrolet released (January 4, 2021) the second chapter of its two-part documentary: “Revolution: The Mid-Engine Corvette Development Story.” This episode follows the Corvette engineering team’s journey to build a supercar for every day – with superior ride comfort on the highway and well-balanced handling on the track – while also chronicling the rigorous performance testing process at the most demanding track in the world. Filmed on location at GM Test Center Nürburgring GM Test Center Nürburgring TEAM’S JOURNEY TO BUILD THE MID-ENGINE SUPERCAR https://youtu.be/VLIc2rzwYTg In this video you will hear from the following engineers and Former Corvette Racing Driver: The Mid-Engine Corvette Development Story - Part 2 Tadge Juechter - Executive Chief EngineerMichael Petrucci - Corvette Lead Development EngineerKen Morris -…
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