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2018 Camaro ZL1 Nascar Cup Race Car

In this post we look at a press release for the new 2018 Camaro ZL1 Nascar Cup Race Car: Thursday, August 10, 2017, in front of the General Motors Renaissance Center Global Headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, Chevrolet unveiled the 2018 Camaro ZL1 Nascar Cup Race Car for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Performance icon expands Camaro's Motorsports reach into premier NASCAR series NASCAR Vice-Chairman Mike Helton (right) addresses the gathering as NASCAR Cup champion Jimmie Johnson (left) and Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. (right center) and General Motors Executive Vice President Global Product Development Mark Reuss look on at the world debut of the Chevrolet 2018 Camaro ZL1 NASCAR Cup Race Car (left) Thursday, August 10, 2017 in front of the General Motors Renaissance Center Global Headquarters in…
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Dana Mecum’s 30th Original Spring Classic Results

Check out the auction results from Dana Mecum’s 30th Original Spring Classic where they sold $55.6 Million in classic and collector cars. $55.6 Million at Dana Mecum’s 30th Original Spring Classic Smashing Success at Company’s Landmark Anniversary Auction [caption id="attachment_3146" align="aligncenter" width="576"] 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe SOLD for $675,000 at Dana Mecum’s 30th Original Spring Classic.[/caption] WALWORTH, Wis. – May 24, 2017 – Mecum Auctions made history May 16-20 as 1,665 classic and collector cars from 37 states crossed the auction block for the company’s 30th-anniversary auction. With 1,208 vehicles hammering sold for an excellent 73-percent sell-through rate, the auction was deemed a smashing success and became the highest-grossing Original Spring Classic auction in the event’s 30-year history as overall sales totals reached more than $55.6 million. Enthusiasm was through…
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March 2017 Vette Vues Magazine Issue Preview

#547 March 2017 Vette Vues Magazine, Volume 45, Issue Number 9 March 2017 Vette Vues Magazine March 2017 Vette Vues Magazine #547 March 2017 Vette Vues Magazine, Volume 45, Issue Number 9 6...NCCC Convention 201626...Steve Pasteiner Builds a Beautifully Customized 1954 Corvette36...Z06 Corvette Review, Part 3 – The 2006-2013 Z0644...2017 North American International Auto Show60...Ruman Repeats as Trans Am Champion with Daytona Victory70...The History of GM Dream Cars and the “Fabulous” Cut-Away Displays - Part XIV by Ken Kayser80...Mid-Engine Corvettes, 1960 to C8: Part 8100...NCM 20th Corvette Hall of Fame104...Light Your Fire - Picking a Coil for your Vintage Corvette90...Model Scene96...Toy Vues111...Rear Vues: 1997 - Part IIIBC...Racy Vues116...Business Card File116..Calendar126...Corvettes for Sale119...Literature, Models, Miscellaneous120...Corvette Parts for Sale and Wanted128...Advertisers IndexOn the Cover: The Trans Am Championship and the 50th Anniversary…
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January 2017 Vette Vues Magazine Issue Preview

#545 January 2017 Vette Vues Magazine, Volume 45, Issue Number 7 [caption id="attachment_2073" align="aligncenter" width="640"] January 2017 Vette Vues Magazine[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_2074" align="aligncenter" width="640"] January 2017 Vette Vues Magazine[/caption] #545 January 2017 Vette Vues Magazine, Volume 45, Issue Number 7 6...Craig Pai and His Fast 1985 C4 Brought to life (again) 19...NCRS Gallery XVI 32...Bottling Lightning - Modern Performance Vintage ‘Vettes, courtesy of Street Shop 48...2016 SEMA Anniversary Report 67...The History of GM Dream Cars and the “Fabulous” Cut-Away Displays - Part XII by Ken Kayser 73...ZO6 Corvette Review, Part 1 - The 1963 ZO6 Racer Kit 81...The History of Mid-Engine Corvettes, 1960 to C8: Part 6 94...Petit Le Mans 2016 - We are the Champions! 102...Home Brewed Rust Buster 89...Model Scene 107...Toy Vues 110...Factory Facts IBC...Racy Vues 115...Business…
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The One & Only CERV 1 Goes to Auction

The One and Only CERV 1 Goes to Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson Auction. Zora Arkus-Duntov developed it as functional mid-engine, open-wheel, single-seat prototype racing car. [caption id="attachment_1294" align="aligncenter" width="700"] 1960 CERV 1 - By General Motors (GM Photo) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons[/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="564"] 1960 CHEVROLET ENGINEERING RESEARCH VEHICLE (CERV) 1 - Rear 3/4. Photo Courtesy Barrett-Jackson[/caption] November 29, 2016 Posted by Barrett-Jackson Written by independent automotive journalist Roger C. Johnson courtesty of Barrett-Jackson When the hottest engineers and designers in the automotive business put their heads together, you can be sure something historic will happen. And in this case, it happened several times. The first Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle (CERV 1) debuted in 1960 and was created to develop Corvette suspension and driveline components for the production car. It…
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Chevrolet Chaparral 2X VGT Concept

2016 SEMA - Chevrolet Chaparral 2X VGT Concept As we look at the Corvettes that were on display at the 2016 SEMA event in Las Vegas we want to include some photos of the Chevrolet Chaparral 2X VGT concept race car. The Chevrolet Chaparral 2X VGT concept race car was developed for the Vision Gran Turismo project, which celebrates the 15th anniversary of PlayStation® racing game Gran Turismo® by inviting manufacturers to give fans a glimpse into the future of automotive design. We are also including in this post a press release from Chevrolet dated December 17, 2014, as well as a video of the Chevrolet Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo (VGT). Chevrolet Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo (VGT) Photos from 2016 SEMA Coverage... Photos By Wayne Ellwood   Chevrolet…
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1954 General Motors Motorama Video

Presenting the 1954 General Motors Motorama Video 1954 General Motors Motorama Video footage at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City. Among the products and exhibits shown are the Corvette-based Chevrolet Nomad, Pontiac's Bonneville Special, the Oldsmobile Cutlass, the Buick Wildcat II, the Cadillac El Camino, Firebird I, and Frigidaire's Kitchen of Tomorrow. The General Motors Motorama was an auto show staged by GM from 1949 to 1961. It was originally called the Transportation Unlimited Autorama and officially became known as Motorama when it began to travel around the country in 1953. The event had an orchestra, singers, and dancers as they showcased prototypes, concept vehicles, and other special or halo models. https://youtu.be/9aSLbt7kcQk Footage of the General Motors Motorama for 1954 at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City. Among the products…
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August 2016, Vette Vues Magazine- Volume Forty Five, Number 1

#540 Vette Vues Magazine, August 2016 Issue, Volume 45, Issue 1 INSIDE THIS ISSUE:4…1957 Corvette SS -Duntov’s Le Mans Racer Corvette12…The History of Mid Engine Corvettes, 1960 to C8: Part I22…The C4 G-Series Cars from Greenwood 46…2017 Corvette Grand Sport Priced at $66,44566…2016 Michelin NCM Bash70…The History of GM Dream Cars and the “Fabulous” Cut-Away Displays – Part VII78…Corvette Grand Sport’s Racing Legacy On and Off the Track85…A Visit by Mike Yager89…1961 Corvette Basket Case to Show Car: Restoration Project-Part 2103..Obituaries104..Lingenfelter Performance Engineering & Continental Debut Sizzling Hot Extreme Yellow C7 Corvette at Hot Rod Power Tour110..Indy Opening Act94…Model Scene99…Toy Vues106…Rear Vues: 1958 – Part VIIIBC..Racy Vues116…Business Card File116…Calendar120…Literature, Models, Misc.121…Corvette Parts126…Corvettes for Sale128…Advertisers IndexOn the Cover: To read The History of Mid Engine Corvettes, 1960 to C8: Part I…
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2016 RACE SEASON AT ROAD AMERICA WITH NEW CONSTRUCTION!

Construction is underway at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. THE 2016 RACE SEASON AT ROAD AMERICA IS ALMOST HERE! ELKHART LAKE, Wis., March 30, 2016 - The 2016 race season is almost underway, and there is certainly a lot to look forward to at America's National Park of Speed! In the offseason, quite a bit has changed, Road America broke ground on a new retail and visitors' center inside the paddock while rebuilding the main gate and adding a new winner's circle, that is also located in the paddock. Construction is underway for all of the projects, which were designed to improve the overall fan experience while staying true to form with the traditional Road America architecture around the facility. The retail center will serve as a focal point…
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America’s Favorite Performance Car Line Expands in 2015

With new Corvette Z06 Convertible, Chevrolet to offer 14 performance modelsChevrolet will offer 14 performance car models for enthusiasts, ranging from 323 to 625 horsepower. © General MotorsFor Release: Monday, April 14, 2014, 8 a.m. EDT America’s Favorite Performance Car Line Expands in 2015 With new Corvette Z06 Convertible, Chevrolet to offer 14 performance modelsNEW YORK – With the introduction of the 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible, Chevrolet offers enthusiasts 14 distinct performance-car models – including nine Camaro models, the SS performance sedan and four Corvette models. Output ranges from 323 to an estimated 625 horsepower.“Chevrolet has been America’s best-selling performance brand for four consecutive years, due in part to the breadth of our lineup,” said Mark Reuss, executive vice president, Global Product Development. “For 2015, we will have the best range…
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